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Las Gatas Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
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"Nurse Shark Beach" is a fun beach to explore and reachable only by boat.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“las gatas” (101 reviews)
“water taxi” (97 reviews)
“la ropa” (49 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriends and I lounged on beach loungers at Otilia restaurant (the one with Seahawks flag). Super service and great margs to drink. Water is turquoise and super warm.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent one afternoon there after fishing in the morning. Set up at Amados they fixed our fish and we sat on the beach and soaked up the sun and drank some beer. Waiter was courteous and not pushy

Thank birdhunter2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Playa Las Gatas was absolutely beautiful, the water was so clear and there were so many fish of different colors all around. We met a guy in town before the dock where you take a boat to Las Gatas and neighboring beaches, his boat was...More

Thank Patty G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accessible only by boat, Las Gatas is right in the main Zihua Bay, but you feel a little more remote and more in tune with typical Mexico. The little beach restaurants are all alike, but equally fun, accommodating and appreciative of your business. Eat and...More

Thank ZihuaScott
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited multiple beaches while here in Zihuatanejo and this by far was our favorite beach. It was less crowded, although less beach front to go along with that but worth the water taxi ride ($50 pesos included round trip), snorkel, paddle board, fish and...More

Thank Marcella M
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We loved our aftrenoon on this beach. I have to say it is off season so ther were only about 5o tourists and can not imagine it to be crowded! We had fantastic and cheap seafood at chez Arnoldo. And the best massage so far...More

Thank auwe
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We loved loved loved this beach. Water taxi ride was fun over and cost one hundred pesos for two people. Sand is finer and the water clearer than the other beaches in Zihua. Reminds me of the Bahamas and has mangroves. We went and stayed...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Walked the beach this morning, took the water taxi over to the marina downtown Z. Will go back for a beach day before we leave!

Thank CUTigersSC
Reviewed August 25, 2017

quiet, clean and beautiful beach. The water is crystal clear, you can snorkel or do other aquatic sports

Thank 226Barbara
Reviewed July 13, 2017

A short ride from the pier next to the PLAYA PRINCIPAL, there is a beautiful spot to go spend a day, SNORKLE, SWIM AND SNOOZE

Thank cash1957
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February 24, 2015|
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