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Lagunas de Chacahua Parque Nacional

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Address: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Phone Number: 019545967563
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Lagoon to the west of Puerto Escondido.

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Isolated, chill, cheap, really nice, untouched nature

Spent a very good time on the beach here. This is not a tourist destination, so don't expect fancy accommodation, clean toilets and other facilities. There is no phone signal or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a very good time on the beach here. This is not a tourist destination, so don't expect fancy accommodation, clean toilets and other facilities. There is no phone signal or WIFI whatsoever. It's a very isolated place, called Chacahua, you can reach from Pto Escondido with 2 colectivos and a $25 boat over the big lagoon, or your own... More 

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Canandaigua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I gave Chacahua a rating of 3, which was an average of low rating for lodging and basic sanitation and a high for natural beauty and seclusion. Also, I'm going to focus on lodging and meals, which aren't well covered in other TA reviews. But first, don't hesitate to take public transportation. This is from someone who doesn't speak Spanish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Great place to get away from absolutely everything. Nice people on the restaurants, I loved the tour on the manglares, the sky at night, the beach, the view from the lighthouse... everything. <3 Also, I've heard it's great for surfing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This really is an amazing place to visit. With no telephone or internet reception and just the few cabanas and simple restaurants scattered along the beach, this really makes for the perfect get away. We were here for 3 nights and had the most relaxing and peaceful escape. The local people here are extremely friendly, it's cheap, and has great... More 

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1 Thank epp123
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It is a beautiful place!!! I stayed in cabaña "siete mares" , the man working there is such a nice person! The food is delicious! Later, I ate in "zahmar" (I believe that was the name) the boys took us to see the fluorescense in the middle of the night, that was just an exceptional experience! the sky full of... More 

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1 Thank Fab_Elizalde
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

These lagoons are beautiful is worth the trip the only down side is that is run by a cooperative so all the boats have the same price there is no competition then the take you to a small restaurant on the beach that they get a comision you can skipped these part is not wort the time

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It's nice but really far off the beaten path. If you have a couple days to spend out there it would be worth going. Beautiful beach and hardly any tourists around. Be careful. Check out the crocodile zoo...free but give a generous tip!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We went there and the combination of the lagune, the river and the sea is amazing. you can really chill there and there wont be many people. the trip to go there is already amazing. we stayed the first nights in the "center" and once during the day we walked along the beach like 2 hours (slowly) till we came... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

It's my paradise spot near Puerto. I return every time to "escape": for a few days...accomodation very cheap, food very delicious, place very magical!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

To far, surf is not extraordinary, only dirty accomdations, too many moskitos (denguee problems), unsafe. I would not recomend it.

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