JUNCALITO BEACH, LORETO

Juncalito Beach is worth the drive south of Loreto. Located next to Puerto Escondido, Playa Juncalito is a sandy beach, with plenty of shoreline.

Playa Juncalito gets busy with the locals on the weekends and holidays. It is completely full during Easter break (Semana Santa). Otherwise during the week you may be the only one here.

 

Juncalito Beach has a rocky point on its southern end, which is the prime spot. This spot is more protected from the wind and is great for snorkeling. Juncalito Bay is a perfect place to relax in the water. The gentle sloping beach of Juncalito allows you to walk out quite far and still be waist deep in the water.

Depending on the time of year, recent weather and plankton, the water can be super clear. You can see your toes when you are shoulder deep in the water. You can see the tropical reef fish without putting on a snorkel.

 

The bay is well protected from southern winds, keeping the waters calm. In the winter and spring, the north winds can create some waves, making the beach experience not as enjoyable. If the winds are from the north and greater than 10 mph, than you may want to reconsider going to Juncalito Beach and go another day when the weather is better.

DIRECTIONS TO PLAYA JUNCALITO

Juncalito beach is only about a ten (10) minute drive from Loreto Bay. To get there, go South on Highway 1. Pass the Clam Shack and then pass the Lookout. From the lookout you can see Juncalito.

directions to juncalito beach, loreto

go pass the the lookout

When you start to come down the hill, there will be two dirt roads. Do no take these ones. You want to take the one with the "Juncalito sign."

directions to juncalito beach, loreto

go pass the first two dirt roads

When you start to come down the hill, there will be two dirt roads. Do no take these ones. You want to take the one with the "Juncalito sign."

directions to juncalito beach, loreto

take this dirt road

You will go straight for about a half a mile. When you get to the beach, take a right. You can drive you truck/car right on Juncalito beach. Just remember to park higher than the highest tide level and stay away from the soft sand.

PICTURES OF PLAYA JUNCALITO

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juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto
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juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto
juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto
juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto
juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto
juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto
juncalito beach, playa juncalito, loreto

LINKS TO VIDEOS OF JUNCALITO, BEACH

PLAYA JUNCALITO IN LORETO, MEXICO