Safety Question Playa Madera

by mosesk @, Ojai, CA, USA, Thursday, March 09, 2023, 10:14 (17 days ago) @ Kranie

We're longtime visitors to Zihuatanejo and this trip in April are staying at Playa Madera at Villas Kau Kan. We want to walk to downtown using the malecon walkway access by the beach but is it safe to return that way after dark definitely before midnight?

I am definitely the one to answer your question since I do the same walk often with the same concerns.
Everyone else will tell you 'NO'.
I can tell you I do it but with concern.
Sometime I think I should carry a laser light or some kind of spray for protection...I don't know what's legal/illegal.
Sometimes depending on how I feel I will take Adelita back because there will likely be more 'activity' at that time, but not necessarily.
Why do I do it?
Because it's one of the joys of being here to walk that stretch of beach late at night.
But there are reasons not to...

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