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Puerto Escondido
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Nice beach, lots and lots of pineapple salespeople too.

If there was ever a time in your life when you weren't sure about your affinity for pineapples... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
Eugene, Oregon
Check out the Split Coconut!

I visited this beach many times over the 3 weeks I spent in Puerto Escondido. The surf on this... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2019
Jan B
Nova Scotia
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

If there was ever a time in your life when you weren't sure about your affinity for pineapples, here is the place to let go of your apoplexy, and through pineapple therapy seek catharsis. In a period of maybe an hour we were bombarded by...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

The waves are never very big-- no rip tides here-- lots of Mexicans with their children-- lots of small fishing boats over night off shore and on shore here. Lotsof Activity. A fun active place to be. A bit of old Mexcio

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

I visited this beach many times over the 3 weeks I spent in Puerto Escondido. The surf on this beach is lower, so it is easier for swimming. However this is also where the fishing boats come in and out, so it is a busy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jan B
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Spent several afternoons here relaxing and swimming. The access to palapas made it a worthwhile activity. You were very close to restaurants and shopping.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michaelgoalie
Reviewed February 23, 2019

A number of restaurants, pubs plus local fishing boats. Next to the Adoquin where there is local shopping. Nice place to visit, shop or eat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank finallyretired2015
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Puerto Escondido is known for its surfing. Not as big as north shore in Hawaii but still good surfing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lenny A
Reviewed November 28, 2018

I went down there before sunrise and watched the fishermen getting ready for the day. Also lots of birds in the lagoon there. There is a small malecón around the corner which has some good photo ops too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This beach is of regular size and the waves and currents are softer than at other nearby beaches like Zicatela. It is very close tothe main shopping street for tourists in Puerto Escondido. There are several restaurants frequented by locals and visitors. The only inconvenience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roberto113
Reviewed January 31, 2018

You will be surprised by the level of activity you can witness on this beach so early in the morning. The fishing boats offer plenty of opportunity for photo shoots. Just enjoy a stroll.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

With the decent to the beach from the hilly streets above you will find yourself in need of shade. Bars and restaurants are the only shade and with no breeze the way this beach is situated it becomes even hotter. The water is shallow and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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