We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Playa Blanca

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Description:

This beach is an excellent spot to view various birds and wildlife.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 78 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
our winter destination

miles and miles of unspoiled beautiful beach on the pacific side of mexico, dotted with palms, a few restaurants and a couple of hotels and b&b

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ShelleyCA2017
,
Prince Edward Island, Canada

Similar Things to Do in Zihuatanejo

Add Photo Write a Review

78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 60: English reviews
Prince Edward Island, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

miles and miles of unspoiled beautiful beach on the pacific side of mexico, dotted with palms, a few restaurants and a couple of hotels and b&b

Helpful?
Thank ShelleyCA2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed at Las Palmas Beachfront VIllas on Playa Blanca and we loved it. Beach in either way for MILES!

Helpful?
Thank JaxAdventures
Beaumont
Level Contributor
42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great sand. Rough water. Very few beach bars along its length. Lagoon at south end has all the restaurants and bars.

Helpful?
Thank EdwardRY
Europe
Level Contributor
223 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is a 9 mile stretch of beautiful beach with very limited development thus far. You can walk for miles without seeing anyone. The sea is beautiful but quite rough as it is such a long open beach. Incredible sunsets. There isn't a huge amount of activity, so mainly for relaxation.

Helpful?
Thank JeffCypress
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Amazing day trip! Started in a small hotel called Las Palmas where they took us on a kayak trip on a private lagoon, 5 minutes from the airport. There is a development starting there with new condos and a beach club being built, it is called MAREA. They have open house to see what they are building, the condos where... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Zihuaman123
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2016

we took our time to plan this vacation and were happy to find playa blanca , long secluded beach with dozens of beach front restaurants, great place to do yoga and meditate.

Helpful?
Thank LaraK-37
Warsaw, Poland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016

beautiful 10 miles sandy beach stretching from Barra de Potosi to playa Larga, mostly empty, great for walking

Helpful?
Thank Nicolas L
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Perfect beach if you value privacy and being secluded. Other great attributes of Playa Blanca include super soft sand, ocean waters you can safely swim in and a beachfront that is clean. I just enjoyed 5 days on this beach with not one person trying to sell me random things.

Helpful?
1 Thank surfdiva1022
Anchorage, Alaska
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I've visited here for 15 years and visit for 3 or more months a year. Peaceful, serene, and beautiful. I have an unobstructed view of the beach and ocean. Great whale and dolphin watching.

Helpful?
1 Thank beverlyann2015
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

if I could i would stay here for ever, may be one day, for now, we are happy to come here every now and then

Helpful?
1 Thank KatherinafromLondon

Travellers who viewed Playa Blanca also viewed

Zihuatanejo, Guerrero
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero
 

Been to Playa Blanca? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Playa Blanca and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Playa Blanca staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?