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Nice beach and the best place to release turtles

Nice beach with strong waves, so you definitely have to be careful if you intend to swim here. The... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2019
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Baby sea turtle release🐢 Sea Turtle Conservation

$100 pesos per turtle. You show up at Bacocho beach at 5pm no reservations. (Happened to be next... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2019
Lake Tahoe Area
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The westernmost beach in Puerto Escondido.
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

Nice beach with strong waves, so you definitely have to be careful if you intend to swim here. The best is the turtle release activity that starts around 5pm, it's great for kids and has both English and Spanish explanation of the process. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

$100 pesos per turtle. You show up at Bacocho beach at 5pm no reservations. (Happened to be next you our hotel Posada Real.) Very local organization. Once you sign up they split up the tourists into 2 groups, one Spanish speaking and the other English...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

On of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been. If you do not like waves,and have children, I would not recommend it. If you do, you cannot miss it!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Juanpaduan
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We went to Playa Bacocho for the turtle release which was an amazing experience. It is best (and the cheapest) to take a taxi there yourself and just pay the 100 Pesos as a donation for the rescue center. The beach is beautiful and very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ilenaze
Reviewed May 26, 2019

5pm everyday offered by Vive Mar - educational and fulfilling experience About an hour and half total time

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BreeCuellar
Reviewed May 7, 2019

An excellent beach to relax and enjoy an incredible view of the beautiful sunset sea and can also release small turtles. FUN FUN FUN

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Durathermsips
Reviewed April 26, 2019

On April 25, 2019, I went to Playa Bacocho to participate in the Baby Turtle Release. Upon arrival, I found the area to "adopt" a Baby Turtle. The cost was 120 Pesos which is about $5.30 U.S.. I named my Baby Turtle 'Sundancer'. The turtle...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed April 20, 2019

This beach is on the Northwest coast of Puerto Escondico. when you get tp the beack you be at South East end. I suggest to start walking Northwest toward the Colorado Cliffs at the far end of the bech. It is called Caolrado Point As...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank willseal1
Reviewed April 2, 2019

The thing about Puerto Escondido is that it is a top location for surfers and if you don't surf, could have a difficult time getting in the water without getting swept out into the waves

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank casaecuador
Reviewed March 22, 2019

I visited this beach, however it wasn't for swimming, it was just to check it out. I think that they way they help the turtles there is pretty amazing. Then a few days later, I visited and spent the day at Coco Beach Club, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jan B
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January 4, 2019|
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Response from Ana María E | Reviewed this property |
Hello Sophie! Puerto Escondido is nice cheap place to visit, and still preserved from most of the big hotel developments that crowd other beach destinations. It has many beautiful beaches and small neighborhoods to walk and... More
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
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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