Top things to do in Costalegre Beaches

Beach in Costalegre Beaches

Playa Pérula

Playa Pérula, a sheltered beach at the northern end of the tranquil 11km-long Bahía de Chamela, is great for swimming and extended walks. There are cheap accommodations and a smattering of palapa restaurants. You ca…
Nature Reserve in Costalegre Beaches

Campamento Majahuas

This community-run project just north of Punta Pérula lets you camp and watch (with local guides) the turtles nest. It's become a destination for international students interested in turtles and their habitat, and o…
Beach in Costalegre Beaches

Playa Tenacatita

On the palm-fringed Bahía Tenacatita, Playa Tenacatita has clear snorkeling waters and a large mangrove lagoon with good bird-watching. There is a land title in dispute here, with a development group in the process …
Beach in Costalegre Beaches

Playa El Negrito

At Bahía de Chamela, Playa El Negrito is an isolated, relaxing beach with a couple of restaurants but no hotels. The nine islands in the expansive bay are beautiful to see in silhouette at sunset.
Beach in Costalegre Beaches

Playa La Manzanilla

On Bahía Tenacatita, Manzanilla's calm water is ideal for swimming. You can spot good-sized crocs in the mangroved estuary; the beach itself provides a safe swim.
Beach in Costalegre Beaches

Playa Boca de Iguanas

On Bahía Tenacatita, the shore break here can be steep and fast, perfect for bodyboarding.