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“Gorgeous beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Playa el Palmar

Playa el Palmar
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Ixtapa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This former coconut and mango plantation is now the best beach in Ixtapa.
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Gorgeous beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We love it. It is absolutely beautiful. Last visit was the calmest I have seen the waves and it was easier to swim. The waves can be a little tricky if you do not know how to maneuver them. The sand is wonderful and sometimes shelling is really good. Not a lucrative shelling beach. There is a lot of activity available on the beach such as Parasailing, banana boat rafting, beach volleyball and vendors selling jewelry, scarves and wood carvings.

Visited January 2012
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3 Thank Katarinakaye
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Beautiful beach to walk, but it can be tough to swim if the waves are big

Visited January 2012
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2 Thank Bernice v
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jeffrx42
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very clean beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Beach was very clean and excellent to walk. Water is too rough for children or poor swimmers. Might have strong under tow.

Visited June 2012
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1 Thank jeffrx42
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Denver
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful Soft Sand Beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

This beach is large and beautiful. The sand is soft and clean and the water is so warm. Make sure to take an early morning or evening stroll, we loved it!

Visited May 2012
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2 Thank beagirlie
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Cologne, Germany
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69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“nice sand, good to swim”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

good beach, many hotels. watersport available also rental of chairs and umbrellas.

Visited May 2012
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Thank ulcologne
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