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Playa la Ropa

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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Phone Number: 8193531800
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Many hotels and restaurants are located along this beach.

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Absolutely pristine beach with a mountainous backdrop. We took a cab there. This is a fun place for the day. You can rent little boats for a paddle around the canal for bird... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jessie T
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a pretty beach - water is generally bluer than on Playa Madera - but it also feels much more built up and touristy than Playa Madera. I prefer staying by Playa Madera and walking over to Playa Ropa for a beach walk/swim

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely pristine beach with a mountainous backdrop. We took a cab there. This is a fun place for the day. You can rent little boats for a paddle around the canal for bird watching.

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Thank Jessie T
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great beach for beach lovers. There is no private beach here, accessible to all. There are concessions for renting umbrellas, chairs, and to receive food service. 100 pesos for the chairs plus what ever food you purchase. As a non swimmer, from the cold Pacific coast I really enjoyed the very warm water and gentle waves. The only reason I... More 

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Thank Marilyn1974
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great beach, quiet during the week, busy on weekends with locals which added to the interest. Plenty of places for meals, cocktails, beach activities and sunsets. Only downside, things close down early. We were the late diners at 8 p.m.

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Thank A.j. P
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many good restaurants, some with rental seats and umbrellas . The water is wavy but not too many undertows. A great place to lunch and spend the afternoon. Also a great sundown.

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Thank Linda B
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lazy beach day under the umbrella at La Perla. Cost: 100 pesos. Perfect hang for watching people and walking the beach. We considered a massage but didn't. However, lots of people came and went with happy smiles while we lazed around. Decided to parasail instead. The wind conditions were perfect. Short trip around the bay but it was beautiful to... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great beach with many restaurants and opportunities for water activities. The surf on this beach is not rough so a great place to swim. This is also a great beach for walking.

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Thank crabof71
Palm Springs, California
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The circular bay of Zihuatanejo has a south-west facing entrance protected by hills on both sides keeping out most weather. Consequently, waves at the beach are rarely more than a foot or foot-and-a-half high. The beach front activities range from multiple massage services on the beach, kayak and Hobie Cat rental, beach chair rentals complete with small Palapas, multiple-person "banana... More 

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Thank Phineasfogg25
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Playa la ropa is an amazing beach with soft sand and low wave action. This place is perfect for families with little kids. There are plenty of restaurants with chairs and umbrellas to use. Some are free to use if you buy food/drink from them, others charge a flat fee for the chairs around $100 pesos (about $6 usd). There... More 

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Thank Adam H
Skovlunde, Denmark
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Coming from Europe and travel in Mediterranean Countries we are used to visit beaches where 2/3 is controlled by hotels. Therefore is quite difficult to get a sun bed and the places not owned by hotels often only have chairs and table you can sit by. Gives another and not very relaxating experience. Which is sad.

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