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Address: Costera Miguel AlemAin, s/n, Acapulco 39350, Mexico
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Beach famous for being a practice place for Olympic gold-medalist Apolonio...

Beach famous for being a practice place for Olympic gold-medalist Apolonio Castillo.

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Not too crowded

We were there on weekdays and had a fun time watching the water activities. Just watched but did not partake.

Reviewed 2 February 2017
David O
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were there on weekdays and had a fun time watching the water activities. Just watched but did not partake.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We enjoyed a long walk all along the beach front, there's the usual beach front activities to be found, bars, restaurants, cafes, it'ss not that far to walk to old Accopuco, we only had the day there, so didn't get much time to swim.

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Thank B M
Phoenix, Arizona
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86 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Playa Hornos and the adjacent Playa Morro are two of my favorite beaches in the world. I have been all over from the Rivera to Fiji and have body surfed and snorkled in Hawaii, Florida and California. These remain in my top five. The waves are somehow powerful but gentle, fun, swimable and there is no better view anywhere. Like... More 

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Thank Cathryn C
Acapulco
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111 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Lots of locals use this beach. Week-ends and holidays very busy. Beach restaurants close by. Nice view and nice beach.

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Retz, Austria
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Not the best choice for us, we prefer much more natural and quiet beaches withou commerce. So I would recommend Diamond beach - reachable by bus in about 20 min from Centro.

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Pasadena, California
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This is a public beach so you will find either locals and tourist that is a good because prices of food, drinks or activities are not to expensive, there is a former restaurant named Copacabana inside there is a family business, offering fresh seafood, cool beers at very reasonable prices, ask for Betty or Lauro who will take care of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Go to La Union on Playa Hornos and meet Cerillo. You have to just love the guy. Except for some gray hair (but who has not gotten those) he has not changed in 30 plus years. Great Papas Fritas and cold beer and good ceviche and of course Pazolle on Thursday.

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Thank EthelDavey
Acapulco
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

As every beach in Acapulco the sand and surf are great but the local vendors keep offering you goods every 10 seconds This vendors supposed to be forbiden but they don't let you alone.

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Mississauga, Canada
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2011

The area from the flag to Commercial is a good place. Soriana (very modern) and Aurrera (walmarts value brand) are right across the road for food and beer. The water is pretty calm with the sheltering rocks. I've seen tourists take their hammocks and string them between palm trees for the day. Very easy to do.

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