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Mexico State #200L Highway Guide

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0.0
Toll gate
The road is recently remodelated, you have to be very aware of where you're heading, because the traffic, urban buses, truks and cars make it a little confusing. You can miss many road signs in this confusion, so at this point you really need to have a good sense of direction. Basically is like a big T. Is the coast line highway from Lazaro Cardenas to Playa azul and toward inland to Uruapan that leads to the highway deviation to Zihuatanejo just a few miles ahead. The toll gate is $15.00 and the extra axle $7.00
3.1
5.0
Deviation to Playa Azul
Gas station and deviation to 'Blue Beach' which is one of the most popular beaches for those that live in Lazaro Crdenas.
7.5
12.0
Gas station
Be sure to have a full tank, there a just a few more gas stations along the road,and you don't want to take much of a chance.
9.9
16.0
Gas station
This is where the road turns to Playa Azul.
13.0
21.0
Deviation to Manzanillo and Caleta de Campos
This is the las part of the road with that much traffic, this is the last stop for meny urban buses. This is the deviation one must take to Manzanillo. The highway is narrow but in fairly good conditions.
17.7
28.5
Deviation to Hotel Villa Dorada
There are 4 km to the hotel grounds, first you take this deviation bordered with this palm tree field and then some turns into the fisherman village until you reach a very long beautiful beach.
21.4
34.5
Chucutitan and a IMSS rural clinic
Is always handy to know where you can find a doctor. The IMSS is the medical social services.
23.6
38.0
Playa Dorada y Playa las Peas
This are really golden beaches with spectacular views.
32.6
52.5
Playa Puerto bello y Chuqiapan
An other beautiful spot to take great pictures and to make a resting stop.
35.1
56.5
Playa la Soledad
The lonely beach, for those that like quietness.
39.8
64.0
Playa Carrisalillo

43.4
69.9
Gas station

43.7
70.4
Caleta de campos
A small village but has a reference importance, here you can find pharmacies, banks and groceries, so if you're plannig to camp ahead, this is the place to get your supplies, water, ice etc. You can also find cheap hotels and turism assistance.
44.1
71.0
Parador Turistico
This is a good place for the family, there are cabins for rent and a pool
44.7
72.0
Gas station
This is the last gast station util you reach La placita over 150 km away.
47.8
77.0
Nexpa
The surfers beach. Be aware because the deviation is easy to miss, is a narrow entrance up hill. Here you can camp or rent a cabin, find restaurant and surf.
65.1
104.7
La Tinaja
If you crave for fresh fish and a good meal this is the place
71.5
115.0
Playa el Tunel y Pichilinguillo
This is a perfect place to swim, Pichilinguillo is a narrow cove, and the fishermen have stablished 'palapas' with tables and will prepare meals or offer cool beer or soft dirnks, as well as boat tours.
78.7
126.7
Tizupn
A fishermen village, here one can find lunch cafeterias and some groceries. From this point on, the highway is still in good condition, but you will encounter many more curves, Drive carfully.
92.6
149.0
bay window

94.5
152.0
Cachn
Fishermen village and the crossing of a river, so you go over a long bridge. here is another place you can find somewhere to eat.
101.3
163.0
Paso de Noria

104.7
168.5
Maruata
This is a very popular place for camping and RV's lovers, the village men will make everything posible to make tourist comfortable, some of them rent cabins. There are a couple entrances to Maruata, and one can probably see hitch hikers on the road, that make the best signing of this place.
105.0
169.0
Deviation to Pomaro
A side road that lead to this indian comunity
106.3
171.0
Playa Esarecel
Or Carrizillo; this is a Nahuatl and Purepecha word, that means exceptional beauty.
109.7
176.5
Colola
This is a famous Indian comunity that works hard on the preservation of the sea turtle. they colect the eggs and wait for them to hatch and carefuly return them to the sea. Is a espectacular sight the last months of the year as thousands of sea turtles arrive to this beautiful beach. the hard work of this comunity is beginig to have result in the preservation of this two species
110.0
177.0
Entrance to the tutle hatchery
You can ask for a guided tour and the villagers will explain how they work for the preservation of the turtle and will take you to see the arrival. attempting to do it by yourself can be taken as a threat. so don't try.
114.8
184.7
Motn del Oro

118.9
191.3
Deviation to Faro de Buceras
The light house of Buceras. 1.5km from the highway is the village, and this is an other perfec place to camp, Villagers will prepare your meals as you can enjoy the soft beach and a fresh swim.
123.2
198.3
Ixtapilla
From now on the curves on the road are not as narrow and as frecuent as it has been. La Manzanillera is another place to stop. there is a hotel that is managed by the comunity, with cabins and restaurant. This is a golden beautiful beach. The entrance to La Manzanillera is also easy to miss. is a dirt road on the top of the hill. be attentive
124.9
201.0
La Ticla
There are 3.5 km to the beach, and this is another great spot for Surfing. on the plaza one can find a minisuper and a IMSS medical clinic. (Mexican Institute for Social Security) cabins and camping places.
134.1
215.8
La Placita
This is a larger comunity village, finally you can find a gas station, pharmacies and groceries to fill up your supplies. There are also some cheap hotles.
141.4
227.5
San Juan de Alima
We are close to the state border line. From La placita to San Juan de Alima along the road, you will find a good variaety of hotels, and beaches to enjoy the sun and the sea. This is a small comunity and the entrance can be missed. A waken up copilot is very useful.