The municipality of Playa Vicente is delimited to the north by José Azueta and Isla, to the east by Juan Rodríguez Clara and to the south and west by Oaxaca State. Playa Vicente is watered by the rivers La Lana and Playa Vicente.
The Playa Vicente people has very ancient origins, it was in its surrounding areas in Huaspala's settlement, Acuezpal's important city existed tepec. For Decree of January 14, 1930, the Playa Vicente people rises up to category of Villa, with Venustiano Carranza's denomination; in 1937 for Decree of December 14 Vicente returns the beach denomination.
In Playa Vicente , in February takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de la Candelaria, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.
The weather in Playa Vicente is warm and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.
- "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Playa Vicente" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-12.