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Address: Manzanillo 48987, Mexico

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Pretty little town

We stayed in Manzanillo but drove in to see Barra Navidad. It has grown quite a bit since our last visit but still had its little town feel. Next time I think we would like to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Castlegar, Canada
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Castlegar, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in Manzanillo but drove in to see Barra Navidad. It has grown quite a bit since our last visit but still had its little town feel. Next time I think we would like to stay here as smaller and cozier feel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents retired in Melaque, which is a quick bus ride from Barra de navidad and we frequent it often. Thursdays is market day there, so we go for that, or to perhaps take the pongo over the water for breakfast, or just to walk the Melacon. It's a little more "touristy" of a town than Melaque, or San Patricio,... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Barra every year if possible. We always stay at Playa Grande which is a short drive away at Isla de Navidad. Barra is a small tourist town overflowing with friendly atmosphere. Make sure you visit the street market on Thursdays in the centre of town. Breakfast at Bananas overlooking the harbour. Fishing for Dorado on the Marie Chui,... More 

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This is a small fishing village just an hour from Manzanillo. They have a flea market on Thursdays, very clean with great prices. Variety of restaurants, bars and shopping. Small boutique hotels. Easy to get around in.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Gorgeous! A highlight of our Manzanillo trip. Wishing we could have been in Barra Navidad for an additional day.

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Little seaside village where EVERYTHING is within walking distance. Restaurants line the beach . . . facing west. BEST sunset views on the costalegre.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The beach was beautiful, the colors of the ocean were mazing. The bad thing was that the ocean was pretty rough. The locals told us that it was a few days like that, but usually it has pretty peaceful water.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We came to Manzanillo on a three day visit, today Sunday it was raining here in Manzanillo so I decided to drive our family to Barra De Navidad. I great full that I did. The beach was nice and calm great even for small children. We stay for the day. We paid for a small boat trip that included taking... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The beach is clean and nice, the city is no good, so sorry. Miguel Alemán Av. Not is clean, the malecón is short

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Barra, a cute little town on the beach, Living in Melaque for 6 months I had many opportunities to visit Barra de Navidad. The town is clean with a good selection of restaurants, bars and hotels. During the tourist season, October to April there are more gringo's than locals.

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