16 Unobvious Choices For Mexican Beaches That Should Be On Your Travel List


11. Troncones

Where is it?
The state of Guerrero

What makes it so great?
This place has become sort of an untouched sanctuary far from society, where people can meditate, ride horses and surf.

12. Sayulita

Where is it?
Nayarit, on the Pacific coast

What makes it so great?
This magical town is surrounded by beautiful beaches teeming with culture and visitors from all over the world. They’re also frequented by many surfers, so if you’re planning on learning or practicing this water sport, this is the perfect place.

13. Playa los Algodones

Where is it?
Sonora, in northern Mexico

What makes it so great?
This beach gets its name because of how white its sand is. All of the huge sand dunes and desert plant life make this seem like an odd — but beautiful — meeting between desert and sea.

14. Yelapa

Where is it?
In the state of Jalisco

What makes it so great?
It’s one of Jalisco’s best kept secrets. The small beach is surrounded by beautiful hills, and it’s so intimate you’ll feel like you’ve truly escaped your real life. Besides, the town specializes in fishing, so its cuisine is a delight for all seafood enthusiasts.

15. Scorpion Reef

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Where is it?
Yucatán, on the Gulf of Mexico

What makes it so great?
Known as “Arrecife Alacranes” in Spanish, this national park is completely out of the ordinary and consists of a group of islands and reefs 62 miles away from the coast of Yucatan. Only a limited number of tourists get to visit every day, so it’s as close as it gets to an exclusive paradise.

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