Playa El Palmar, Ixtapa

#3 of 16 in Outdoors in Ixtapa
Beach · Nature / Park
With the city skyline in the background, Playa El Palmar offers a long stretch of clean sand and calm waters. As a popular spot for both tourists and locals, the beach offers a wide variety of activities--rent a jet ski and head out into the bay or try parasailing, hang gliding, or water skiing. Or build new friendships on the beach over a game of volleyball, soccer, or frisbee. Most of the hotels in the city line the beach, and bars and restaurants sit nearby as well. For Playa El Palmar and beyond, use our Ixtapa trip planner to get the most from your Ixtapa vacation.
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  • An absolutely beautiful, clean, coco sand beach, excellent for long walks in the morning or early evening, some good waves, super warm water temperature in November, baby turtles were hatching, and...  more »
  • Warm water and good waves are exactly what we were looking for. Beware of rip tide as the currents are quite strong since it's open ocean.  more »

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