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La Manzanilla is a small fishing village on the Pacific coast of Mexico, one hour north of Manzanillo and three hours south of Puerto Vallarta in the state of Jalisco in an area called Costa Alegre, which means Happy Coast. The neighboring towns around La Manzanilla are Cihuatlan, Melaque, Barra de Navidad, Isla Navidad, Tenacatita, Boca de Iguanas, Los Ingenios, Emiliano Zapata, Rebalsito, Careyes, El Tecuan, and Tamarindo. Please see below the links for more information.

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La Manzanilla is a very safe place to live, even for single women. There is real estate for sale, lots for sale, open land for sale, affordable vacation rentals, hotels and camping.

Camping is available on the beach next to the lagoon, which is a federally protected ecological zone. Take a guided tour into the lagoon and see the animals including, caimans (alligators), heron, ibises, egrets and kingfishers, a truly exciting nature experience.

La Manzanilla is located on the Bay of Tenacatita which has some of the best fishing in Mexico including huachinango, tuna, dorado, jack, and sailfish. It also provides safe harbor for many sailboats and power yachts.

Ocean and beach animals include porpoises, whales, frigates, pelicans, cormorants and more.

The beaches of Mexico are beautiful, and the beach of La Manzanilla is no exception. Tenacatita Bay protects the local beaches from the open ocean. The waves and the slope of the beach are gentle with several places to go for total privacy.

Some other activities are horseback riding, snorkeling, hiking, mountain biking, yoga and some of Mexico's best golf courses as close as Tamarindo (which is only about 10 minutes away from La Manzanilla) and Isla Navidad. You can sign up with one of the local tour guides and discover the natural and cultural wonders of La Manzanilla and the Central Pacific Coast of Mexico with the experts in educational adventure travel. See the links page for more information.

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Telephone~   International ~ 52-315-35-15059   National ~ 01-315-35-15059   Local~ 35-15059

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