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Playa Blanca

Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #15 of 46 Activities in Zihuatanejo
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: This beach is an excellent spot to view various birds and wildlife.
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: This beach is an excellent spot to view various birds and wildlife.
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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

17km of deserted beach! Soft, soft white sand! We camped at the Marlin Seafood Restaurant - about 20 mins from downtown Zihuatanejo...Waves were a bit high for swimming sometimes, but the views and sunsets are spectacular

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Trail, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great beach to walk for miles along with Barra de Potsie Beach which is about 5 miles of beautiful beach walking and great body surfing fun.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Long stretch of white sand and thundering surf. Some simple rustic restaurants along the shore. Have a beer or lemonade with your feet in the sand.

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Mankato, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great ocean to play in and walk. We walked about 2.5 miles out. Quiet. Private. Bring water to drink while you are walking. Not any places to stop at. We saw several dolphins one day and another day we say whales. Cool experience!!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I almost don't want to write about this place, because it is so special and it would be a shame if it were to be"discovered" Playa Blanca/Barra de Potosi. really is a Paradise, authentic, safe unspoiled -miles of white sand beach warm Pacific waters, fabulous views and enramadas (beachfront seafood restaurants) in the village of Barra de Potosi. So easy... More 

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Dublin
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196 reviews 196 reviews
40 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We drove out here one day for lunch, there are some really fantastic family run restaurants on the beach. We had lunch at Euramada Teresita Desde which was amazing. The beach its self is out of this world, with its tranquil setting, just miles of white sand in this very quiet place. It’s wonderful that’s its not overrun with great... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Recently back (early April) from a return visit to Playa Blanca/Barra de Potosi. "Slice of Paradise" may be an overused phrase but certainly not to describe this incredible, unspoiled 10-mile stretch of white sand beach with its warm, swimmable water, breathtaking views and delightful enramadas (beachfront seafood restaurants) in the village of Barra de Potosi. Most difficult to believe is... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Clean and low profile . Authentic and original . Walkable and swimmable . Talk about swimming and walking : a swim at sunrise in this protected bay is as close a heavenly dip as anyone can imagine . Floating in a perfect temperature water ,birds flying over head with their bellies pink from the rising sun ,cocooned by the hills... More 

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Barra de Potosi, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Ten miles of unspoiled white sand beach just ten minutes from an international airport. I didn't believe it was still possible to find a place like this. I found this site that has good directions on how to get there by bus- http://barradepotosidirectionsto.jimdo.com/. The enramada restaurants in the village at he south end sit right on the sand and have... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We went to Petatlan in the morning, following directions from a Trip Advisor suggestion, which turned out to be interesting - nothing too great. Then, we took a Barra la Petosi and ate there - interesting but a bit overrun! Then, we walked down the beach, for about an hour, thinking that we might be able to find something in... More 

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