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“Good place to watch the surfers”
Review of Playa Zicatela

Playa Zicatela
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Owner description: Beachfront in Puerto Escondido.
Reviewed 28 August 2014

While Zicatela wasn't my favorite beach in the region, it is the place to be. With bars stretching onto the beach you can watch brave surfers go head to head with the dauntingly beautiful pipe. definitely worth a look.

Thank Brooke T
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"beautiful beach"
in 31 reviews
"big waves"
in 22 reviews
"restaurants and bars"
in 7 reviews
"long beach"
in 10 reviews
"surfers paradise"
in 4 reviews
"surfing beach"
in 7 reviews
"mexican pipeline"
in 8 reviews
"la punta"
in 17 reviews
"amazing waves"
in 6 reviews
"beach front"
in 5 reviews
"main beach"
in 6 reviews
"watch the sunset"
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"experienced surfers"
in 4 reviews
"laid back"
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"beaches"
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"chill"
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"tide"
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

This is a massive stretch of beach with excellent swimming along every inch. The surf is good for surfing, but without making it too rough or unpleasant for swimming. If you want a large swimming pool, go elsewhere. But if you want interesting waves and a bit of fun in the water, this is the place. The beach itself is wide and clean, and there are restaurants and bars along the whole length. Come to Zicatela for a true Mexican beach experience...

Thank GwilymHowes
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Not a good place for swimming but for walking, watching, eating, shopping and taking time to see the lige go by. It is the spot for the young and the surfers and the night life, but also fine restaurants

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Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

This is the best place to surf in Oaxaca. It is a fast and dangerous beach break so if you aren't experienced I recommend you try somewhere else. It is a board breaker.
There are also lots of hotels and great restaurants if your not into surfing.

Thank Jaysuhn12
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Hip, Santa Cruz vibe. You need to be a great swimmer and experienced surfer but just a novice beachcomber to to enjoy the beach side restaurants and bars. I highly recommend grabbing a table on the beach to take in a sunset while you're there.

Thank Joey A
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