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Playa el Palmar, Ixtapa
(4.4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
With the city skyline in the background, Playa el Palmar offers a long stretch of clean sand and calm waters. As a popular spot for both tourists and locals, the beach offers a wide variety of activities--rent a jet ski and head out into the bay or try parasailing, hang gliding, or water skiing. Or build new friendships on the beach over a game of volleyball, soccer, or frisbee. Most of the hotels in the city line the beach, and bars and restaurants sit nearby as well. Put Playa el Palmar into our Zihuatanejo travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • In my opinion, is the best beach in Ixtapa by gathering several qualities. Fine sand, not Rocky, waves ranging from very light ideal for small children, one more strong without reaching dangerous. It is ideal for walking it. Without realizing you walk about three km. of back and forth in one of the hotel areas. There is very little trade, since the beach is gathered up by the hotels. The only thing that I didn't see were garbage dumps, since they are at the entrance of the beach only. Widely recommended.
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  • El Palmar beach. You can enjoy the sand beige and slim. Walk and look to break the waves along the beach. A beach is flat, descent is not. You can play volleyball or footbol. You can see the sunset beautiful, all afternoon. Clean and very guarded.
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  • Goodbye to the stress with the sound of the sea, which is relaxing, in addition to being a beach very clean, here you can play soccer Beach, volleyball, walking without a problem, come and enjoy the beautiful sunsets, very romantic place.
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