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Barra Vieja Beach

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Address: Carretera Barra Vieja, Km 12, Acapulco 39879, Mexico
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A peaceful, popular beach.

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Amazing views and deserted!

Fantastic beach with amazing views. Deserted when I visited. Its quite rough though so no good for weak swimmers. There is also the turtles sanctuary located on this beach that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ben J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic beach with amazing views. Deserted when I visited. Its quite rough though so no good for weak swimmers. There is also the turtles sanctuary located on this beach that is well worth a visit.

Thank Ben J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to spent the evening near the sea, the ambient and the food were excellent, the service is great in Acapulco; food can vary on quality by each location; but the sunset in this area is amazing; the specialty in this zone: Pescado ZARANDEADO spicy and garlic lovers will be on Paradise.

Thank Polifee
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has got to be one of the best surf beaches in the world. Today, with perfect glassy waves I have seen only 2 people surfing.

Thank solarrichard
Laguna Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped off at one of the many restaurants on the beach with some friends after a boat tour through the mangrove bayous. The beach was wide and extended in both directions. There was a fairly strong rip current when we were there, but it was swimmable. I wish I could remember the name of the restaurant, but it was... More 

Thank Bob F
Puebla, Mexico
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is not so nice and it can be a little dangerous to swimm there but there is a famous fish you have to try "Pescado a la Talla" I would recomend the place "Cira la Morena II" it's really amazing the place is very simple at the beach but it's really worth.

Thank cecita_ny
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54 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is at the end of the peninsula Diamente and it is full of little restaurants that serve mainly fish. The tables are on the sand and you literally eat on the ocean. When you order your fish make sure to specify that you do not want the blackened barbecued fish otherwise it will be totally over cooked. It's worth... More 

Thank Robert K
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long drive from downtown Acapulco. Went to Tres Maries for lunch. Fish is wonderful. Huge waves. Very relaxing. Don't recommend swimming.

Thank DPNA
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Pity I can't remember the name of the restaurant we went to but it was so good! It had a sand floor and hammocks hanging from the poles around the eating area. Very much a family place. We had a massive platter of Red Snapper, Octopus and Shrimp and with drinks for three it was about 900 peso's. Best tasting... More 

Thank AnneRaleigh
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I really love Barra Vieja, it's always such a nice place where to relax, sunbath and have fresh food.

Thank EmanuelMEXCY
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6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Lovely place, it feels untouched even though there are cabañas and restaurants along the beach. The waves are strong, not suited for small children. The food, especially fish, is delicious and fresh. The prices are very reasonable. If you want to get away from it all yet not be too far from the nearest airport (Acapulco) , it´s a great... More 

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