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Playa Blanca

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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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This beach is an excellent spot to view various birds and wildlife.

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Pristine beach, with miles of shore to walk, and enjoy.

Went to Barra De Potosi, and walked for miles down the pristine sand and ocean views. Waves were pounding the shore line on the day we were there, but in some spots people were in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Garry H
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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300 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Barra De Potosi, and walked for miles down the pristine sand and ocean views. Waves were pounding the shore line on the day we were there, but in some spots people were in swimming, or fishing. Not much for restaurants here, except at the Lagoon end by Barra De Potosi. Lots of private homes, small boutique hotels, and... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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153 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stayed at a hotel on playa blanca & although the hotel was awesome the beach itself is dangerous with rips & strong currants. It is a very quite, non touristy beach. Some local food bars on the northern end where the locals gather.

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Thank Bintang_Girl
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The most beautiful beach in the whole wide world and my favorite place to hang out. It was empty when we visited and we had the whole 10 miles to ourselves. Swimming is good on barra de potosi side.

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Thank KristinaAG A
Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We loved the beach and the village of Barra de Potosi. Great place to relax, unwind , meditate and learn about local culture.

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Thank Nicolas L
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We rode horses down this beautiful beach with high end houses and condos and huge waves. We also had lunch at the very end of the beach at small local place. Our kids enjoyed boogie boarding and trying to out run the huge waves

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Acapulco, Mexico
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169 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you like quiet unspoilt beaches where you can walk for miles without seeing another human being, this is the place for you!

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1 Thank archibalda
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Playa Blanca is a beautiful white sand beach and perfect for long walks and swimming. If you are looking for night life this isn't the beach but if you are looking for a great place for a family vacation or a romantic getaway then it is perfect

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Fort Collins
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234 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

we loved this beach, no people, no commercial stores, just a great sandy beach and wonderful rolling waves, great for body surfing

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guelph
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

By far the best beach I have ever been on . Big waves , surfing , boarding , swimming . It has it all. If your lucky you will sea whales , dolphins , rays. And right at the end you have Barra de Potossi. This beach has it all

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Sausalito, California
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Saw the "green flash!" and dolphins playing in the surf on the same evening. Beautiful sunsets and several miles of almost deserted beach.

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