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Address: Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40894, Mexico
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Small beach located near the main pier and several private homes.

Small beach located near the main pier and several private homes.

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Heaven- I will retire there

The best in town swimming beach. 10 minute walk to even better Playa Ropa. Unbeatable restaurant under the sail shade. I body surfed every day and ate there at night. The best... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
peteralanperry
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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best in town swimming beach. 10 minute walk to even better Playa Ropa. Unbeatable restaurant under the sail shade. I body surfed every day and ate there at night. The best beach to stay at for $100 a night. Cheaper but good places 3 blocks away for $35 a night at Hotel Zihua Express.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots happening in La Madera neighborhood. Many Restaurants boutiques, a cooking school with Monica, walkway to the beach of La Madera. We have stayed in this area many times and like it a lot!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we come to Zihuatanejo, we stay in a hotel in Colonia La Madera. It's friendly, close to the center of town with a variety of good restaurants and hotels.

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Thank Ruth M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

La Ropa gets all the reviews and little is said about Madera beach. We found this beach to be the nicest beach in the bay. Shallow, warm and very few waves. A swimmers delight.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We come to Zihua every year and always stay in this neighborhood. There's been great improvement over the years and a few new restaurants have popped up and this year a new art gallery. There's a variety of hotel options and eateries. Best part, if your hotel is here you can easily and safely walk to it all. The beach... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Even if we are staying on La Ropa we always spend a lot of time in this neighborhood. Lot's of good restaurants on Calle Adelita. Our favorite place to pick up a few groceries without having to make a trip to Commercial Mexicana. The little Mini Super, La Rana has a great selection of almost everything we might need. If... More 

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Pendleton, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Lots of dogs in the water. Just seems really dirty. Won't stay by this beach again. Good place to walk along with nice sidewalk.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

In the heart of Zihuatanejo is quiet Colonia la Madera where you will find some of the best restaurants in Zihua!

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed in this area for our vacation. There were good local hotels, restaurants, and shops nearby. The beach was nice and the water warm with with gentle waves. We'll definitely stay here again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

So many restaurants to choose from, however it would be a shame not to walk across the canal and also discover what Zihuatanejo centro has to offer. As our hotel was in the neighbourhood, we ate 3 dinners & 2 breakfasts there.

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