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

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Beautiful

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Pat G
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

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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36 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 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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Yreka, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

So peaceful and beautiful, go if you want to chill for the day, drink pina coladas and get away from the crowds. Be prepared for people selling things. Just buy a few then say no thanks. Stuff is so cheap. Guacamole bowl anyone?

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

After dinner at Las Palmas, my wife and I relaxed on the big adult swinging bed on the beach, drinking a vodka tonic, watched the sun set into the pacific and BOTH of us saw the Green Flash! Wow!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Everything is quiet & calm on this beach .... except for the waves! This isn't a swimming beach but if you want miles of lovely sand beach to walk; watch dolphins & whales play; see baby turtles being released; & watch fishermen with their nets ... this is the beach to spend time at. Caution tho .... restaurants are limited... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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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
11 helpful votes 11 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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