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Address: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Beachfront in Puerto Escondido.

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US$22.50*
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Puerto Escondido City and Shopping Tour
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US$91.50*
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Discover Puerto Escondido: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Beautiful!

While you can't swim there, this is a beautiful beach to sit at one of the many restaurants and have an ice cold beverage while watching the waves

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Theresa D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While you can't swim there, this is a beautiful beach to sit at one of the many restaurants and have an ice cold beverage while watching the waves

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing waves, nice beach and very friendly people. Going to Puerto Escondido, you cannot miss this. Did some surfing for the first time in my life, and don't regret it!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is supposedly one of the worlds more renowned surfing beaches and even though we were there in the off season for surfing there was evidence of the oceans power. Lots of restaurants and accommodation along the beach.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The beach is very nice, and it's nice to watch the sunset, but it's not suitable for swimming, or anything much in the water except surfing. There are various good restaurants and beach clubs, however.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach where you can just relax on the sand or walk along it. Lots of bars and restaurants some of them with live music.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Find an umbrella, bring your pesos, interact with the locals and enjoy ocean-side treats like fresh-squeezed orange juice and tropical cocktails. You can't swim much on this beach - the waves are too rough. But the pleasant breeze and umbrella shade provides the perfect level of comfort from the blazing sun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool place in the cool village of Puerto Escondido. There are big waves in the sea, so this place is eden for surfers and it is not ideal place for swimming, but if you like jumping into the waves it can be nice experience for you. Be careful,there are strong water streams.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all. We have driven over 10K miles throughout Mexico over the years, and this beach has the best vibe. Old school Hawaii vibe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for partying at night on the beach! Lots of international ppl. Try Bar Fly. They had great music. Not a quiet and relaxed vibe though...more upbeat and wild.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for surfers, not suitable for swimming which was quite dissapointing. Good restaurants around the area.

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