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Very nice place

Nice beach. Not too much undertow. You are best served by not being there after dark. We did... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
241mikem
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Mankato, Minnesota
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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... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2017
davido108
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Houston, Texas
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Mar 8, 2018
“Very nice place”
Feb 2, 2017
“Not too crowded”
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Beach famous for being a practice place for Olympic gold-medalist Apolonio Castillo.
As featured in 3 Days in Acapulco
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Costera Miguel AlemAin, s/n, Acapulco 39350, Mexico
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach. Not too much undertow. You are best served by not being there after dark. We did see a guy that had been killed, the police were working the scene. If you don’t go looking for trouble you will be just fine

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 241mikem
Reviewed February 2, 2017

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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank davido108
Reviewed December 23, 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BM471
Reviewed May 18, 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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Cathryn C
Reviewed May 10, 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank DPNA
Reviewed February 9, 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.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed January 5, 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...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 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...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank EthelDavey
Reviewed April 5, 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.

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank Alejandro P
Reviewed November 15, 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...More

Date of experience: January 2011
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