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Playa Bacocho

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Nice and quiet beach

The beach is on of the quiet beaches in Puerto Escondido. Great for long walks. The can release... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
Daniel B
State of Bremen, Germany

This beach is one of the most quiet and beautiful of the area. There is restaurants walking... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
San Antonio, Texas
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

The beach is on of the quiet beaches in Puerto Escondido. Great for long walks. The can release little baby turtles into the ocean. Great experience! It starts at 5 pm.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This beach is one of the most quiet and beautiful of the area. There is restaurants walking distance, hotels and wow, what a view.. We loved playa bacocho so much that we cant wait to go back in November!

Thank macabacano
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Great drinks, great prices. Movie nights on Wednesdays where they screen flicks on a large projector screen on the beach.

Thank Jena-Noone
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is a generally, quiet isolated beach below the Posada Real. It is wide, long, beautiful, unique and dangerous in which to swim. There are two beach clubs nearby and the only flag that you will see is a red one, so heed it. Waves...More

Thank Fidel47
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Beautiful, huge, soft sandy beach accented by huge jagged cliffs & rocks -- wow! And hardly anybody there! Swimming is possible, but not recommended... Heavy waves and undertow... be careful. There is a lifeguard. Also a beach club that was very nice for $3 per...More

1  Thank tedlyk
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Expansive white sand beach. Relatively under serviced, hence the least crowded to the point of almost deserted; especially the northern (western) 3/4 stretch. At the southern (eastern) end, 2 hotel-run beach clubs (Villasol & Coco's) tastefully set back in the treeline, open to non-residents for...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience of seeing and participating in the baby turtle release at 5:00 pm daily. The beach however, is like Zicatela, with strong surf and waves. I cannot recommend for swimming as the waves have a very strong undertow. And I lost a pair of...More

Thank jenrod218
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This is a mostly deserted beach and excellent for a long secluded walk. The picture taking on the rocks is amazing. They are spectacular with the waves crashing in and the salt spray leaping up! You can get some really great shots. Generally too rough...More

Thank Positano071403
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Lovely beach for walks and relaxing but you can't swim here because of the rocks. A couple of nice bars/cafes

1  Thank Chiora
Reviewed March 4, 2017

We really like this beach and appreciate the fact that it is not crowded...you can take nice long walks on this beach, eat in one of the beach side hotel...a must!

Thank letellierlucie
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Hola! Habría manera de poder organizar algo pequeño para la entrega de un anillo de compromiso durante la liberación de las tortugas? Saludos!!! :)
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Phil L | Reviewed this property |
Si usted habla a los voluntarios que organizan el lanzamiento de las tortugas del bebé de antemano, le dejarían probablemente poner el anillo en el cartón que contiene las tortugas que se entregarán como un surpise a su... More
Nicko R
Hi there, how do you book to do this? do we just go onto the beach at sunset?
May 13, 2015|
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Response from Tio d | Reviewed this property |
just take a cab to the beach. There are only two beach clubs on the beach and the rest is deserted, so take some water with you. You can get to the beach via corral beach or through the beach clubs. Nothing to book, just... More
How far from the riconada
January 19, 2015|
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Response from tastebuds_John | Reviewed this property |
It's about a ten minute walk from the end of the shops and restaurants on the riconada.