We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Puerto Angel, Mexico
Description:

Located just north of Puerto Angel, this beach is known as the most...

Located just north of Puerto Angel, this beach is known as the most relaxing one around.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$53.99*
and up
Turtle and Crocodile Eco Tour from Huatulco with Mangrove Boat Ride
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 136 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great day trip from Puerto Escondido

Drove the hour and a half from Puerto Escondido and found this little slice of paradise. Just what you need to relax, a handful of beach bars and restaurants, long beach and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
tommyauvergne
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 45: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove the hour and a half from Puerto Escondido and found this little slice of paradise. Just what you need to relax, a handful of beach bars and restaurants, long beach and water you can swim in. Not sure if it's like that all year though. A few shops scattered around the place too. If we went again would look... More 

Helpful?
Thank tommyauvergne
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to be yourself, free and relax. Surfers, yoga retreats and hammock to sleep in at the various accommodations. Total hippie vibe. Great local food and lots of places to choose from on this long stretch of beach. I've been a few times and always look forward to returning. It's about 1.5 hrs from huatulco.

Helpful?
Thank Adam S
South Lake Tahoe, California
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Zipolite has a wonderful community of eclectic Foreigners and Mexican Nationals. It's famous for the the clothing optional beach, but well known for it's relaxed, friendly environment. Getting to Zipolite from Oaxaca City is definitely an experience over the mountain switchbacks. Would recommend getting there from Puerto Escondido for the sake of scenery and sanity.

Helpful?
Thank Robert S
Burnaby, Canada
Level Contributor
72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stopped here for a Zipolita fruit drink and a tour of an organic cosmetic factory. It's a quaint little place and at the beach side Zipotila bar we bumped into some old hippy chick who's been there since Gerry Garcia started the Grateful Dead. There were a few nudies on the beach but I guess that's what this beach... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ludwig K
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Being from a younger generation and not part of the Hippie culture or acquainted with the past of this little town, I did not have too much expectations when I first visited Zipolite a year ago. The town, however, has a certain vibe, coolness or magic that makes you want to go back, so I did! This is a very... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank VMarven
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We visited Zipolite for the day and enjoyed it immensely. There are nice little stores in town and the beach is excellent with lots of nice restaurants. Unfortunately, there were a few older people that still remembered the days when Zipolite was famous for the nudists... Certainly worth spending the day though if you are in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Ian P
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Level Contributor
485 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Beach located near Puerto Angel, a little far, at 1 hour driving from Huatulco. Although the beach is nice, I wouldn’t recommend to make the trip. There are a few rustic shops, but not so good. There aren´t nice shops or restaurants. I noticed this is a nice beach for surfers, seems that the waves are perfect for surfing. There... More 

Helpful?
Thank EMILE D
Dolores, Colorado
Level Contributor
29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Came here a few times in the eighties. It is a little more developed but still has the same feel. The undertow is still incredibly dangerous. There are still naked people, most seem to be the same ones I saw thirty years ago. Most locals are still very nice, most travelers still "to cool for the pool". I still like... More 

Helpful?
Thank koby w
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Join the World´s Hippie encounter center in Mexico, from a nice day at the shore to a hole rest expierence, you can have a nice holiday, reading your favorite author at the beach, have a nice swim in hte pasific sea, do some snorkel or diving, or enjoy the nudism in Paya de Amor, excelent regional food, and very near... More 

Helpful?
Thank C C
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Secrets resort in Huatulco and decided to rent a car and visit a few of the nearby beaches. This one was our favorite by far. You can catch some pretty amazing sunsets here so bring your camera. The food was so simple yet delicious. I would also describe it as a hipster beach.... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Brandy D

Travellers who viewed Zipolite also viewed

 
Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca
Huatulco, Oaxaca
 

Been to Zipolite? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Zipolite and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Zipolite staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?