The beach, like the people, called "Zipolite" There are many versions about the origin of the name and the stronger in Zapotec means "beach of the dead".
The name comes from the legend that the Zapotecs buried their dead here, bringing them from tens and even hundreds of kilometers away.
Other studies have not yet said means certificates instead of snails. The beach sand is fine and white, describing a crescent along its entire length.
The surf is medium to strong in all seasons, prevailing waves and strong underwater currents in the rainy season. One of the charms of the beach at Zipolite is your tolerance for nudity.
Before nudism is limited to both ends of the beach, Love in the East and another small beach to the west (Alchemist / Shambala side).