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A nice beach where a little hut with table and chairs are inexpensive. Service for food and... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
David B
Typical Acapulco beach

nice sand quality and service possibilities with many palapas and restaurants. Water quality is... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Mexico City, Mexico
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One of the most famous in Acapulco, this beach has loads of water activities and restaurants, and is particularly gay-friendly.
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Avenida Costera Miguel Aleman s/n | Frente al Hotel Fiesta Americana, Acapulco 39690, Mexico
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

A nice beach where a little hut with table and chairs are inexpensive. Service for food and beverage at resonable price for being on the beach. The water gets deep fast, but is warm. Frequented by familys and gays. Everyone gets along. We enjoy our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank David B
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Just returned from visit during the first two weeks March 2018. This is my 5th visit. Spent a weekday at Condesa, Paradise Restaurant. About 5-7 people on the entrie beach. Many more vendors than visitors, None making sales. Very sad to see. Walked north from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 95larryp
Reviewed February 26, 2018

nice sand quality and service possibilities with many palapas and restaurants. Water quality is good.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank hjscheidel
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Expect to be hawked wares by the locals, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. The food/drinks/trinkets are very reasonably priced (you also pay about 130 pesos for a table/umbrella for the day). Very relaxing place to spend the afternoon and early evening. PS -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jim W
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Playa Condesa is a beautiful beach right in the middle of the hotel zone of Acapulco. There are many bars and restaurants right there. Also many water activities can be found these. The place is packed on the weekends.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DartagnanC44
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Right close to the center, not too crowed, despite Xmas time. Golden sand, beautiful view of Acapulco, embelliched by the peculiar rocks in front of it. Too many people trying to sell you any kind of things, as I suppose everywhereverybody else. Windy enough to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SimonettaP61
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Our hotel was a block away from the beach. We walked to the beach to take a walk at sunset. It's a beautiful view of the bay. We also went there in the morning. The water was calm enough for us to paddle board. There...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank oralynnq2
Reviewed October 10, 2016

A very nice beach, nice sand, clean water, beautiful views. I agree, however, with other Reviewers that getting there may be difficult, depending on the time of the day and a day itself.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Stanislaw1972
Reviewed August 2, 2016

A very active beach. Good place to people watch. Very strong undertow. Always keep one eye on the water even if you're walking.Lots of restaurants as well as beach vendors. Enjoy...

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank rliza
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Good location, lots of people hang out here, food, drinks available. Like to jet ski you can rent one. Been going g to this beach for years. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Ran V
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