Things to do in Manzanillo

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Manzanillo Attractions

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1. Playa Miramar

Rent a board from one of the vendors at Playa Miramar and surf the gentle waves that break along the length of the beach. End your surf session with fresh seafood at one of the thatched beachside restaurants and shop for souvenirs at the craft stalls lining the road behind the beach. Take a walk around Las Peñitas Lagoon where you can see a range of wildlife.
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Surf the waves, eat in the restaurants and enjoy a day in the sun at one of Manzanillo’s most popular beaches.

2. Playa La Audiencia

Put on your mask and snorkel and see what you can find in the clear waters of Playa La Audiencia. Tropical fish, large octopuses and colorful sea plants lie beneath the surface of the water. Enjoy watersports including kayaking, swimming or windsurfing or rent a beach lounger and fall asleep for the afternoon beneath the shade of an umbrella. Eat in one of the small restaurants along the shore and stay to enjoy the sunset behind the headland to the west.
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Swim or kayak in the calm, azure waters or join a dive trip to feed the octopuses and eels at this stunning Manzanillo beach.

3. Oro Beach

Leave the first footprints of the day in the golden sands of Oro Beach. Look for exotic shells as you stroll along the tidemark and be alert for a dazzling sparkle in the sun. Locals say that gold pieces still wash up here from a shipwreck that happened over 150 years ago. Find a quiet place to sunbathe and enjoy a peaceful afternoon with a book and the sound of the waves crashing on the shore.
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Watch carefully for a shining piece of gold when you visit this beautiful secluded beach north of Manzanillo.

4. Playa San Pedrito

Step out of your Manzanillo hotel room and within minutes you can find yourself on the sands of Playa San Pedrito. Put on your swimsuit and take a dip in the tropical waters or find a spot on the beach to work on your tan for the day. Browse the souvenir stalls or stop by one of the beachside restaurants for a tasty fish dinner.
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Relax under the shade of a palm tree, swim in the calm, warm waters or enjoy a seafood meal at the closest beach to Manzanillo town center.

5. Playa la Boquita

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Playa la Boquita during your trip to Manzanillo? Wander the beautiful beaches in this relaxing area.
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Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Playa la Boquita during your trip to Manzanillo? Wander the beautiful beaches in this relaxing area.

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Zocalo - Roam the streets and immerse yourself in the ambiance of this popular location.

Swordfish Monument - Stop here and learn about the significance of this place to the community.

Playa San Pedrito - Read the latest bestseller or listen to a top podcast while sitting in the sunshine.

Things to Do in Manzanillo with Kids

Nothing tops spending quality time together with the family. Manzanillo boasts a fabulous range of family friendly experiences that the entire gang will get a kick out of:


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