[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_gallery interval="3" images="1773,1774,1775,1776,1777,1778" img_size="640x480"][vc_column_text]Twenty minutes from the centre of town and 7 km from La Boquilla, Manzanillo del Mar was once a sleepy old fishing village populated by ancestors of escaped slaves.  If you're looking for a beach where you can truly relax, separate from crowds and hawkers, this is it. The sand is black, so it's quite hot - make sure you bring sandals and a thick towel if you intend to lie down.