Playa el Palmar, Ixtapa

4.5
#3 of 12 in Beaches in Zihuatanejo
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. For Playa el Palmar and beyond, use our Zihuatanejo trip planner to get the most from your Zihuatanejo vacation.
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  • It is a very clean beach, you can see excellent sunsets and sunsets, the swell is moderate but some times if it goes up a bit. Beaches most beautiful Warrior.
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  • Nice sandy 2.5km beach but beware of the waves.They can be fun to body surf but don't turn your back they can be big. Seen whales 4 of the seven days on this beach. Very few vendors.  more »
  • It is a beach very clean, at least in the part of the Barceló and close to it. However, some of the days that I was there had more external people and not pulled garbage. That's good, nothing to do with Acapulco
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