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Address: Playas Caleta y Caletilla | Divididas por el Mágico Mundo Marino, Acapulco 39390, Mexico

Beach along the east coast featuring quiet waves and street vendors.

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Relaxing afternoon at the beach

We went to Caleta one day and Caletilla the next day. We have several people in our group that are using walkers or wheel chairs. They picked this beach because it is fairly... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Caleta one day and Caletilla the next day. We have several people in our group that are using walkers or wheel chairs. They picked this beach because it is fairly accessible. At Caleta the older people stayed in the restaurant while the younger ones played in the water. Lots of umbrellas and tables and chairs to rent.... More 

Thank oralynnq2
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place to carry kids and cheap for certain activities and lots of food to buy but don't like the washroom and shower area but still will go back anytime .

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is pretty well where the famous Acapulco all began and it is still very popular today! The locals flock to this beach, especially on the weekends and with good reasons. The water is calm, shallow and no big waves so it is great for the kids to go swimming. There are plenty of restaurant and souvenier shops shops right... More 

Thank apstang
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

This beach is best early in the day, with calm waters and few people. As others have pointed out, during the busiest Mexican Holiday weeks, it, like all the other beaches in Acapulco become quite crowded. most other times of the year there are more than manageable. If you want quiet, go to pie de la cuesta or the beaches... More 

Thank RFNJ
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

It is a public beach and during vacations or holidays you can't even move around. The beach is dirty and there are too many street vendors all over the place. If you are looking for peace and quiet, avoid this beach.

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

Spent an afternoon at La Cabana on the beach side and was once again happy to go swimming in the little bay with so many people. The water was the wormest that I had seen in many years..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

I very much enjoyed my afternoon at this lovely beach. The water is wonderful, so warm and calm. A few vendors came around and I purchased a very nice item for far less than I would have expected. It was not too busy the day I was there (a Tuesday), so lots of room to spread out a towel and... More 

Thank pumpermum
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Water at these beaches are crystal clear and clean, no big waves so it is perfect for little kids. Great food nearby

Thank cesarcarbajal
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

a beach catering to families, very good and affordable restaurants only 10 minutes from downtown, and you can go to the islan of la roqueta in a boat very cheap way to take a nice day relaxing in a island

Thank luis g
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This beach in Acapulco has lots of cheap, average restaurants along it & many little stalls selling sandals, swimwear & tourist things. Water warm & clear but beach crowded with local families. Nice atmosphere but just too busy to enjoy.

Thank shorexcursions

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