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Playa Larga

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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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With almost two miles of sand, this beach is ideal for long walks, jogging...

With almost two miles of sand, this beach is ideal for long walks, jogging or soaking up rays.

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play Blanca continues

if you are up for a long walk, you will enjoy a 10 mile stretch of Playa Blanca which at some point, around the airport, continues as Playa Larga. Gorgeous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
KatherinafromLondon
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Mexico City, Mexico

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are up for a long walk, you will enjoy a 10 mile stretch of Playa Blanca which at some point, around the airport, continues as Playa Larga. Gorgeous.

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Galveston, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popeye's at Playa Larga is our favorite spot for good, inexpensive food and fun in the sun. The occasional vendor stops by but no one is pushy. The waiters will hang a hammock if you ask for one. Families come here to spend the day and the kids enjoy the splash pool in the center of the restaurant while bigger... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We got married on Playa Larga and it will always be my favorite beach. We live in Zihuatanejo and visit Playa Larga often.

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Holland, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Playa Larga is beautiful to visit and delicious to eat at. Popeyes is a repeat stop for us and we would return yet again. Service was efficient, friendly and fast, the food was really good but, beware: It can be spicy! The ocean is "open" and the waves can be not suitable for swimming.

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westbank
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Very relaxing can even have a nap in one of the many hammocks . Great service and wonderful food. Vendors selling their wares not obtrusive had help from "Charlie Brown" our guide for ordering and help with language for bartering with vendors beautiful view. Great fun.

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toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We spend at least 1 day of our vacation here every year but aim for 2. We arrange to meet most of our Ixtapa/Zihua friends for our "day at the beach" at Popeyes restaurant. The restaurant has a large pool for the little ones right in the centre so that the adults can be enjoying themselves at a table while... More 

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North Vancouver, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Spent the day here, lunch at La Caracola which was very good. Best part is you can walk for miles (take water and suntan lotion) but you can't swim. Large rolling waves and undertow, not strong enough to pull you out but enough to be uncomfortable. If you are at Z for a couple of weeks take a day trip... More 

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Patzcuaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

A long beach with just a few enramadas which serve cold drinks and fresh fish. Great walking beach as you can walk for miles and miles . Just outside Zihuatanejo on the way to the airport.

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Ixtapa, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Playa Larga is a large bay with about sixteen miles of deserted sandy beach facing the Pacific Ocean, but you knew that anyway. The photographs show a 'sailfish' image for the restaurant 'Popeye' which offers 'two bites at the cherry'. It has access to the ocean and a well kept and clean 'kiddies pool' right in the middle of the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Took the "Combi" from downtown Zihua, and then a pick up truck with seats in the back to get there. That alone was was well worth it! Everyone is always so friendly! Once there, we walked the beautiful sand beach for as long, and as far as you'd like. The beach has nice firm sand by the water for walking,... More 

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