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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico
Phone Number: 3143372166
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These dramatic hilly slopes are home to Las Hadas, known as a "fantasy...

These dramatic hilly slopes are home to Las Hadas, known as a "fantasy land."

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Beautiful Bay

This area is beautiful at sunset and very popular in the daytime with swimmers, sunbathers and a few surfers. There is a flea market in this area that sell clothing and misc items.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2016
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Ontario, Canada
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san antonio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Do not recommend. Did not feel safe in the city of Manzanillo, Mexico. Walked around the city and quickly return to cruise boat after seeing young men with guns and the Mexican Federallies just a couple block away from the cruise ship dock.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

This area is beautiful at sunset and very popular in the daytime with swimmers, sunbathers and a few surfers. There is a flea market in this area that sell clothing and misc items.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

The Santiago peninsula is removed from Manzanillo centro and the port - which is a good thing. The Peninsula is home to many condos, hotels and private homes. La Punta is a high end gated community. Las Hadas is a condo/hotel, has a marina, and many good restaurants. A great condo complex is El Faro at the top of the... More 

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As you turn into the road that circles the Santiago Peninsula you will find middle class condominium projects, hotels of all stars. a beach. Within the beach there are eating area, jet skis, boat rentals and sighting by boat around the area.There is the Hotel La Hadas which was the setting of the movie "10 "with Bo Derek and Dudley... More 

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Brechin ON CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Have travelled extensively in MX and otherwise. This is the best. Don't tell anyone. Climate, atmosphere, and yes it is safe! No problem! Many Canadians as we really do seek out the best. There are to timeshare salesmen, in fact there are no salesmen on the streets or the beaches.

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Sacramento, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Santiago Peninsula is an excellent place to stay because it gets you out of the traffic and noise of Manzanillo, which is the biggest port city on the Pacific coast of Mexico. There are a lot of good restaurants on the main drag and more out on Playa Miramar beach which is fairly close.

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The peninsula is close enough and far enough from amenities you will want. A car is almost a necessity unless you are in great shape and have the stamina for walking in the sun. There are three nice, calm beaches. Only Audecia gets busy on Sunday's. Counterintuitively, the higher you are on the peninsular, the better. The breezes are wonderful.... More 

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Las Hadas, Tesoro & Barcelo are situated on the peninsula - steep climbs - nice views from the top! Quiet clean safe area.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

I have been lucky enough to be able to stay on this breathtaking peninsula many times, from Las Hadas & its gorgeous, calm, protected beach (that has a raft you can easily swim out too which is one of my favorite things to do, to the Karmina Palace (before the Barcelo took over & ruined it), to Puerto Las Hadas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Beautiful and the fleamarket on saturdays was great, lots of variety and very good prices. The beach is beautiful and the surf is magnificent..Very friendly people and lots of English. Not too pushy for sales..

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