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Great place when boats not around.

Beautiful place to go when the fishing boats are not around (smell of gas and oil can be very... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Saskatoon, Canada
Nice beach to visit.

Truly enjoyed our stay at the beach when the fishing boats were not in use. Calm water to swim in... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
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“seafood”(7 reviews)
“fishing boats”(6 reviews)
“enjoy food”(2 reviews)
Small town featuring fresh seafood restaurants and safe cove swimming.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 April 2003

puerto angelito is gorgeous you will find small family owned restaurants right on the beach that serve great food and lots of drinks. my husband ordered the fishi had guacamole and chips also there was a little girl who sold the best plantains in the...More

20  Thank Pathfinder32743
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

As a national tourist I was really upset to see human waste floating on the beach, and trash in the sand. On top of that, the services are very expensive in this and most of the bahias in Oaxaca I and my family visited. They...More

1  Thank Tequilaconlimon Y
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience authentic Mexico, head to Playa Angelito. Swim, watch the fishing boats come and go or hang at one of the authentic Mexican restaurants!

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place is paradise. Easy to get to. Quite a few restaurants and businesses for fishing. You can relax there all day and have some a Margarita or two. A little bit of a walk down to the beach from the parking lot. The parking...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Wow! What an amazing morning of adventure. Not only did we get to swim with dolphins, witness sea turtles mating, and enjoy being out on the water with an experienced and engaging captain, but we also caught 3 different types of fish! Upon returning to...More

Thank krzapata
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The only places to seat and relax is at the restaurants that have chairs and tables and good food, but no lounge chairs and umbrellas by the beach.

Thank Marlon C
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Cordelia which could only be on the water if it were in the water :). So small and picturesque. We ate at the palapa / restaurant under the hotel for dinner and breakfast. Total for oceanfront room and two meals was...More

Thank Lance C
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Beautiful place to go when the fishing boats are not around (smell of gas and oil can be very strong). Water is beautiful and a great place to relax and swim.

Thank MikeGoalie
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Truly enjoyed our stay at the beach when the fishing boats were not in use. Calm water to swim in, even snorkel. However, when the fishing boats are active, the smell of burning gas/oil is a real turnoff. No boats = excellent place to relax,...More

1  Thank Michaelgoalie
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

A great area to swim and relax. Inexpensive beach umbrellas with good food and friendly people. Just a short walk from taxi drop off.

Thank eaglesway
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Beach was very nice. We rented a chair from the first vendor crossing from manzanillo beach. Drinks were good but thank god we did not eat anything. Rent chair drink then use bathroom, all part of deal. I asked to use the facilities and it...More

1  Thank SharidCoaldale
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a beach used mainly by locals and Mexican tourists and family's. There are several food places with very friendly locals. And surprisingly, some of the best snorkeling I've ever seen. You can rent masks and fins from any cafe and just walk into...More

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