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Las Gatas Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
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US$29.99*
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Las Gatas Beach Tour
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US$100.00*
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Private Airport Transfer: Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Airport to Hotel
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"Nurse Shark Beach" is a fun beach to explore and reachable only by boat.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“las gatas” (107 reviews)
“water taxi” (103 reviews)
“la ropa” (49 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Touted as the “go-to” place for snorkeling, we were frankly a bit disappointed. First the restaurant hosts were pushier than the other beaches (and that takes a bit of doing) and the area gets a copious stream of visitors pouring off of the water taxis...More

Thank NorthTravel
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Playa Las Gatas during the day of Christmas Eve. Earlier in the morning it was less crowded but still hopping. By mid afternoon navigating was a challenge. Beach was beautiful, well protected and super kid friendly. Tons of activities in and out of...More

Thank DougSea2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for Carlos scuba, the beech is BUSY but lots of nice sand and clear water. Lots of boat taxis to take you there and back.

Thank chedoke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a day here expecting to have a quiet & tranquil experience snorkeling & relaxing. Sadly, we were disappointed. The beach is over-developed with restaurants side-by-side, with a minimum of 200 pesos/person to use their chairs to sit by the beach. For the snorkeling,...More

Thank CanadaGeeseVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, humans have ruined this little paradise. With masses of people, bleached out coral, restaurants galore, hawkers and music the fish have taken off for higher, more hidden seas! I am sure this bay was a snorkeling stunner years ago, however that is no longer...More

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel was on Playa la Ropa so we sailed over to Las Gatas to check out the snorkelling. There are many restaurants so you can go for lunch too. It is quite crowded, but snorkelling is good. You need water shoes!

Thank walking54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always spend 3 to 6 hours every trip on Las Gatas. We always go the the same vendor because we have become friends over the years with David at Ottilias which is almost at the end of the beach. The food is delicious and...More

1  Thank Caribbeanfanatic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beach that curves directly across Zihuatanejo Bay from the downtown area of the town. I loved the low key quality of the restaurants with their lounging beach chairs, where you can spend the entire day relaxing and swimming while ordering food and...More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You arrive to this beautiful destination via boat paying 50 pesos round trip. Once you get there everyone will tell you the lounge chairs are reserved. No one had room. It is a pretty crowded beach and no one has beach chairs available. Most restaurants...More

Thank alma l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pick a restaurant, they will take care of you for the day...anything...sorkling, food, showers...just ask !

Thank LowyAloha
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Bonnie P
25 February 2015|
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Response from Rodrigo C | Reviewed this property |
No, you leave things ok your chair.
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