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Playa Las Gatas, Zihuatanejo
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Swim and sunbathe at Playa Las Gatas, a Zihuatanejo Bay beach named “cat beach” after the whiskered nurse sharks that once inhabited the area. According to a local legend, the beach was built by a Tarascan king for his daughter, which is why the chiseled cliffs that surround the beach create a natural barrier against the current, keeping the water calm. Lounge on the soft sand, or rent snorkeling gear to explore the nooks and crannies under the water. Once you're done, enjoy a meal at one of the beachside restaurants, which serve freshly caught seafood. By using our Zihuatanejo travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Playa Las Gatas and other attractions in Zihuatanejo.
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  • In our effort to meet zihuatanejo beaches went to Pier, and take a boat and cost per person in collective boat is $40.- and by two people in particular boat was $250.-the advantage of the particular was that the schedule was opened to carry us and pick us up the super boat good people; Already on the beach of the cats is a very quiet and very nice place there is a breaking waves causing no waves and looks like pool there is snorkeling, kayaking etc; there as 12 restaurants on the beach I imagine most similar in where you can shoot the Sun, we chose one that is called Chez Arnoldo, we ate delicious we ask a few strips of fish, a tuna sashimi, a red snapper to size and a few whiting! All delicious. We had a great day at the beach.
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  • Excellent view, walk by boat to arrive, the quiet water, snorkeling, good food, hospitality can be, fish on the shore, very calm sea can be seen.
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  • Great for seeing the fish. We didnt snorkle but saw angelfish anyway. Clean pretty beach with friendly restaurants that freely gave us a beach chair without insisting we order anything. We got drinks ...  more »