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Playa La Audiencia

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Address: Manzanillo, Mexico

The 1979 movie "10" introduced the world to Bo Derek, and this...

The 1979 movie "10" introduced the world to Bo Derek, and this beautiful beach.

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Nice beach

In the hotel zone of Manzanillo, nice beach, You should be careful as the beach is short and the sea is deep.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe if I were a native I would think differently but this is one of the dirtiest beaches I have ever visited. We went here rather than a resort because local tourism officials told us the water wasn't as rough as other area beaches, which was true. However, these same people told us that there was a lot of sea... More 

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Zapopan, Mexico
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice, family and friendly beach on which you can stay with your kids because the waves do not hit strongly. There is a contra, the beach is mall so you could find it crowded.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

In the hotel zone of Manzanillo, nice beach, You should be careful as the beach is short and the sea is deep.

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Walnut Creek, CA
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful beach, very crowded. A cordoned off area for swimming is rather small, the rest of the beach is too rough for swimming. Parking area very close by, need to be there early to find parking. Locals love this place.

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Dundas, Canada
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

There is parking available. Stroller access or wheelchair access is difficult as vendors down below have partially blocked it with chairs and tables. but there are beach chairs with small table and umbrellas for rent. food and drink as well. Beer is 2 for $50 pesos. coconut drinks are over priced at $180 pesos. Ordered a drink in a pineapple... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

While staying at the Barcelo Karmina Palace, we wanted to check out some local beaches and were recommended a visit to this beach. It is gorgeous with amazing views, but the beach was very crowded with a huge hotel sharing the same beach with tons of families. And due to jetskis and boats, the middle of the area was cut... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I loved this beach. I went with my family. We had little children, my nieces and nephews, even toddlers and it was really safe and enjoyable. I am looking forward to going back

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The best sea food I had that week, there's lots of families having fun, the weather is very hot-but is just perfect, the water felt so refreshing. There's local sellers offering handmade crafts, ice cream, life savers, and the restaurants have just delicious food !

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is the smallest beach/cove in Manzanillo. It is worth seeing but it is really just a jumping off point for the booze cruise boats. It can get very crowed on weekends and parking can be a problem. It is also not a place where I would swim as it has been listed as somewhat polluted.

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

It's expensive to rent an umbrella here and the ocean is very dirty here due to the fact that raw sewage is dumped into the bay from the bathrooms in the vicinity

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