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Playa El Tecuán



About Playa El Tecuán

Playa El Tecuán Sanctuary.  It is located on the coast of the State of Oaxaca; it is a sanctuary of particular importance because it is one of the most important beache...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Barra de Navidad, Jalisco, at 36 Km.

  • Airport

    Puerto Vallarta International Airport 'Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz' - Jalisco

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From Barra de Navidad towards Puerto Vallarta, at the height of the town of Agua Caliente on Federal Highway 200 Manzanillo-Puerto Vallarta ...

  • Transportation facilities

    Bus from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta.

  • Mobility within the protected area


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  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

  • Entrance fee

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

Playa El Tecuán in Mexico

Activities and recommendations


  • Sea turtles nesting


  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • We recommend comfortable clothes for walking, short cotton t-shirts, hats, sunglasses and sunglasses.


Services within the PA


Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Food stalls

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA


Nearest locality to the PA

Barra de Navidad, Jalisco, at 36 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

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Interesting facts

In this oceanfront setting are the remains of an old hotel, which was built by General García Barragán, Secretary of Defense in the 1950s. T...

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Turtle watching.

Representative species of PA

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)

You can see more representative species of Playa El Tecuán on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Avoid the use of vehicles on the beach. 2. Avoid introducing electrical generators and speakers.


  • PA office address

    Without information

  • Phone

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  • Email

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PA social networks
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Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente