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Address: San Blas, Mexico

Beach on Matanchen Bay.

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Several nice restaurants to choose from. Best fresh sea food. Also a place where you can drive your vehicles on to the beach shore, Bbq and Set up day camp. Water Is Aways Warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
Modesto, California
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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Several nice restaurants to choose from. Best fresh sea food. Also a place where you can drive your vehicles on to the beach shore, Bbq and Set up day camp. Water Is Aways Warm & Calm! One of the safest shallow waters for small children to play in. My 4 and 5 year old love it. Im 5'7 and they... More 

Thank Places2Enjoy
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

This beach on the bay of Matanchen is known for its calm waters and shallow incline. It's perfect for those people afraid of the big ocean ond the undertow. I wonderful place for swimming and then some days light surfing. Many Palapa palm covered restaurants offering local fair. By banana bread and eat a whole red snapper sarandeado in the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

The sandy beach at Las Islitas is a long, gentle curve, good for walking & picking up a few little shells scattered at the water's edge. There aren't any breakers or even really any waves coming into shore here - it's so calm & still & beautiful. You can walk far out into the bay & still be only knee-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

This beach is an excellent place for kids, the waves are little and the water is peacefully. There are a lot of restaurants to choose from and some of them have restroom.

Thank Athenas J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We came here a few years back, out of season... it was absolutely delightful and unspoilt as could be. A slice of paradise. A glimpse of heaven!!!

Thank CarmichaelVentura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

excellent totally calm water and lovely beach with many palapa restaurants, each one sending forth energetic emissaries to make sure you park at THEIR restaurant. It's palapa-covered parking, so the car stays a little cooler for the ride home. Lovely shrimp and guacamole and cervezas of course. Be sure you have small denominations of pesos. We found that was the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you are looking for a nice place to spend an afternoon and want to play in the water this is a great spot. It's a nice big bay with calm, clear water. It is a very shallow entry and great for kids. There are restaurants with food and drinks.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Worth a visit for sure. Just make sure you have transport - our taxi didn't show up at 4:00pm so we walked to town.

Thank Andrew B
Northern Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Nice swimming spots, surfers love this place. The food and drink is good at any of the various ramadas (if someone is around)...it's a great little spot...check with Juan Bananas if you'd like surf lessons.

Thank Mn2Mx
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

San Blas is a fishing town and this is a good place to taste the local catch. I highly recommend the shrimp with garlic.

Thank Joan H

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