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Muy Tranquillo

Went out there for the day as the waves at Borrego were too big. Just a 15 peso van ride from San... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Hailey, Idaho
Long thin beach with a few restaurants, and really warm water

It's basic, but free. They are no public showers or toilets, but if you park in a restaurant, (and... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Billericay, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Beach on Matanchen Bay.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
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San Blas, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Went out there for the day as the waves at Borrego were too big. Just a 15 peso van ride from San Blas and 20 peso taxi back. Lots of Ramadas to hang out and eat and drink and the beers were 5 pesos cheaper...More

Thank mybadjr
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It's basic, but free. They are no public showers or toilets, but if you park in a restaurant, (and eat there of course), you get all of that included. The beach has a dark coloured sand, and it makes the sea look cloudy, but in...More

Thank Atin77
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Good beach, very calm and very clean. Very safe to swim since it is shallow. Not recommended for those who wish to surf or enjoy the waves. Many typical Mexican restaurants and endless possibilities to eat fresh fruits and but all the possible handicraft and...More

1  Thank 70ava
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Water is so warm and it's not crowded. You can walk deep into the ocean and still be touching the ground. Water very salty so be careful none gets inside your nose or mouth because it will sting and taste nasty. The restaurant...More

2  Thank Gissel C
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Several nice restaurants to choose from. Best fresh sea food. Also a place where you can drive your vehicles on to the beach shore, Bbq and Set up day camp. Water Is Aways Warm & Calm! One of the safest shallow waters for small children...More

2  Thank Places2Enjoy
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This beach on the bay of Matanchen is known for its calm waters and shallow incline. It's perfect for those people afraid of the big ocean ond the undertow. I wonderful place for swimming and then some days light surfing. Many Palapa palm covered restaurants...More

1  Thank Joel H
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The sandy beach at Las Islitas is a long, gentle curve, good for walking & picking up a few little shells scattered at the water's edge. There aren't any breakers or even really any waves coming into shore here - it's so calm & still...More

1  Thank MichaelDA216
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This beach is an excellent place for kids, the waves are little and the water is peacefully. There are a lot of restaurants to choose from and some of them have restroom.

Thank Athenas J
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We came here a few years back, out of season... it was absolutely delightful and unspoilt as could be. A slice of paradise. A glimpse of heaven!!!

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 14 January 2015

excellent totally calm water and lovely beach with many palapa restaurants, each one sending forth energetic emissaries to make sure you park at THEIR restaurant. It's palapa-covered parking, so the car stays a little cooler for the ride home. Lovely shrimp and guacamole and cervezas...More

Thank skeffie
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