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“nudist beach”(5 reviews)
“pacific coast”(2 reviews)
Located just north of Puerto Angel, this beach is known as the most relaxing one around.
Puerto Angel, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We spent as relaxed few days here. Laid back and blissfully quiet in the shoulder season. Cute town and beautiful beach.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I have been to 80 different nude beaches and Zipolite is by far, my favorite. It is a similar vibe to Little Makaena Beach, Maui. The past 2 years, far more people, all ages, are going nude and there is a comfort level here of...More

5  Thank pablo H
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Not a great swimming or snorkeling beach, but nice for walking and good restaurants. We walked there from Puerto Angel, a short but demanding walk. Took the Connectivo truck on the return trip for just 8 pesos! An adventure in itself.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A "free beach" and unofficially nudist/naturist for more than 30 years before nudity was legalized in 2016, Zipolite is the best place for social nudity in the country. The numerous nude sunbathers, and the long tradition, make it safe for nudity. Annually since 2016, on...More

Thank Marignyland
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Zipolite is a beautiful beach on the Pacific coast, well known for being a nudist beach -- that means mostly paunch old Germans. No problem taking a child there.W e stayed in the neighboring town of Puerto Angel; all the beach towns like Zipolite, Mazunte,...More

4  Thank JayMiskowiec
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Zipolite contrasts with our hotel Bahia de la Luna. Busier - catering for surfers and apparently nudists too! Quite the contrast. Was well served at Place on the Beach where no-one does anything

Thank SuzanneD1997
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...More

1  Thank tommyauvergne
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...More

1  Thank Adam S
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...More

2  Thank Robert S
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....More

2  Thank Ludwig K
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3 February 2015|
Response from MarioLoubet | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Zipolite is rather cheap for food and drinks, you can find a lot of mexican food, snacks and pizza places where you can eat well for around $7 to $10 usd, depending on what you order. For drink, if you are going... More