Técpan de Galeana is a municipality located between Zihuatanejo and Acapulco, 25 Km litoral, the beaches are a new discovering, the natural beuty of this place is remarkable in the different communities conforming this region; Puerto Vicente, Cayaquitos, Piedra de Tlacoyunque y Ojo de Agua are Bahías de Papanóa —Papanoa Bay's—

Warm weather, astounding enviroment, virgin beaches, just a few hotels make this town a very calm and lovely experience you cannot miss. Delicious and fresh seafood are a signature in the restaurants where everything is catch of the day. The closest airport is located in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and is a required stop if you are in a car adventure.

Puerto Vicente

One of the most beutiful bays in the Riviera Dorada, a natural pool with sea water, the fishing is the main activity, but you can also practice diving, surfing and the the yearly Sailfish Puerto Vicente Tournament. Small hotels and restaurants with the catch of the day in all the coastal zone.

Puerto Vicente


This bay is visible from the road, low deep, long waves, perfect to relax in a hammock looking the birds, the landscape, some months the season attracts surfers from all over the world to catch the best waves. A few hotels and restaurants with fresh seafood and delicious typical mexican cuisine.

Playa Cayaquitos Bahia de Papanoa

Ojo de Agua

A hidden paradise, 600 meters long beach nearby the new Papanoa viewer spot, is connected with the Cayaquitos beach, the waves are smooth during most of the year, it's named because of the well in the stones nearby the beach. a few hotels and restaurants make this place a good reason to enjoy a weekend.

 Ojo de Agua Bahias de Papanoa

Piedra de Tlacoyunque

There's a lot of stories around this gigant stone of 35 meters height with a natural pool inside. You can enjoy the breeze, the sun, the nature and peace, on this beach was entablished the first Turtle Preservation Camp of the Zone.

There's some hotels and restaurants where you can get delicious seafood made at the momment the peace, nature and with 25 kilometers from Cayaquitos till Puerto Vicente Guerrero, Tlacoyunque beach is a good option in your trip by the Papanoa Bay's in the beutiful municipality of Técpan de Galeana.

Piedra del Tlacoyunque - Picture courtesy of Ventura RodriguezPhoto by: Ventura Rodríguez

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