Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido

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Head to the surfer's paradise of Playa Zicatela, a long sandy beach offering the famous waves of the Mexican Pipeline. Stick to the northern end of the beach for the best surfing spots, and the majority of the beach's hip cafes, restaurants, and accommodations. Beginners and those looking for a little more quiet will want to head to the south of the 3 km (1.9 mi) beach, where the surf still presents a challenge, but is more suitable for newcomers to the sport. Don't head out into the waters without a board, as the undertow isn't safe for swimmers. Put Playa Zicatela into our Puerto Escondido trip itinerary maker site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • September 10, 2017
    Apart from being a beautiful beach and having good food nightlife is varied, in addition also has very good options of lodging and souvenirs... becomes all kinds of national and international tourism.
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  • August 31, 2017
    very impressive, in August the only beach where you can watch the sunset in puerto escondido, gives the idea of being still quite untouched except by surfers who are the real stars
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  • August 29, 2017
    Very nice, beautiful environment, but is not a beach for swimming, but if for sunning and pass it super good.
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