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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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what a wild beach

If there was ever was a beach that seemed never to end well this is one of them , pure and wild , huge thunderous waves , the smell of sea is in the air . A few hotels dotted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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LLucmajor
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If there was ever was a beach that seemed never to end well this is one of them , pure and wild , huge thunderous waves , the smell of sea is in the air . A few hotels dotted along the beach offer refreshment and meals . Horse riding is also available . Great for long ................... walks ,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a horse back riding tour on this beach. It was a huge, wide beach that stretches as far as you can see and we were the only people on it. Apparently the weekends are busier. It was a gorgeous, golden beach. The right side had very photogenic rocks. I would definitely go back here.

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Thank Marina H
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend took us to Playa Larga and we could not believe how empty it was - and not for lack of scenery or accomodations. We hung out at a little bar/hotel on the beach and didn't see another person for over an hour. Big waves as this is open ocean but is possible to see humpback wales as they... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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163 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

We came here for the day and settled down at Popeye's. The sand was quite hot to walk on. I got bit by some sort of bugs here- possibly sand flies. The scenery is quite breathtaking though. Popeye's has a nice wading pool and clean bathrooms. Our server did not speak a lick of English so it was fun to... More 

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Thank fast72
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Please do NOT ride horses here. As an equine lover and horse owner I was appalled that I rode a horse with a huge and painful saddle sore that was not visible until I insisted on taking saddle off to brush him! I then returned with a Vet to treat the horse and they 'couldn't find him'. Blatant animal abuse

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Thank Donna C
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

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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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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