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Bug City!

If you've ever wondered what "Jene - Jenes" are, just spend an evening at Matanchen Bay! They can... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
rohausser
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Rather disappointing

We visited Matanchen on a Monday morning. I had hoped for so much more than what we got. The... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Nick C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This beautiful bay lined with restaurants and sandy beaches is the best place to swim in San Blas.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
3 Mar 2018
“Bug City!”
22 Jan 2017
“Rather disappointing”
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San Blas, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you've ever wondered what "Jene - Jenes" are, just spend an evening at Matanchen Bay! They can PICK YOU UP. Nice beach and restaurants, during the day.

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Matanchen on a Monday morning. I had hoped for so much more than what we got. The previous weekend had clearly been a busy one with trash left behind. Everything just seemed dirty. With that said there are some spectacular views of the...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

You go driving on the road, then take a 90 degree turn, drive ahead another 200 ft. and suddenly, behind some palm trees, in front of you, will see the beach and at that precise moment you will become speechless! This is a beautiful open...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Love coming here. Have to eat at Mr. Camaron. One of the best places to eat. A boardwalk is in the process of being built. Part of it is complete. Side walk to walk or ride bikes. A playground for children. Outdoor Exercise equipment. Lots...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2016

An expansive, beautiful beach to enjoy. Never crowded with palapas to enjoy the shade. Our friends dogs enjoyed the surf and playing with others.

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Lovely beach, very untouched by large resorts. You can experience the warm ocean, the waves, the sand and be undisturbed (except by some ATVs that come and go on this large beach, the beach is about 2 or 3 miles long). Come 5pm and you...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2014

This is a great beach to go to for the day. There are a number of restaurants that will make you comfortable with food and hammocks and icy cold drinks. The surf is generally calm and the water is very shallow. Good place for kids...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2014

Lovely long fine sand beach, very flat. We stayed at Aticama B&B and had wonderful long walks on the beach every day. It was possible to walk to the town of Aticama on the beach, much shorter than walking the road.

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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Matanchen Bay is famous as having the longest point break surf ride in the world...across the point at Las Islitas. Pack a lunch, take the bus home. Watching the green flash from the old Delfin is always a wonderful treat.

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Reviewed 3 January 2013

Wonderful place to walk and swim, breath in the fresh sea air and feel the sun.The place is mostly visited on weekends bu locals, very quiet most of the time without sellers working the beach.

Thank Andy S
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