Beaches in Acapulco

Acapulco is well known for its incredible beach along the Pacific Ocean. From the one located along Acapulco bay to the remote beach near Barra Vieja, you will surely find paradise in a beach of Acapulco.

Acapulco is well known for its incredible beach along the Pacific Ocean. From the one located along Acapulco bay to the remote beach near Barra Vieja, you will surely find paradise in a beach of Acapulco.

There are 14 different beaches around the city of Acapulco.

Barra Vieja: This beach is located close to the International Airport and Tres Palos Lagoon, around 12 miles south of downtown. You can reach it by public bus. This is the ideal spot to enjoy a long walk, horseback riding or a tour around the unspoiled nature of this protected area.

Punta Diamante:Located 2 miles from downtown Acapulco, this beach offers soft and golden sand in one of the most luxurious developments in Acapulco. Punta Diamante is facing the open ocean unprotected and is the perfect place to enjoy motorized aquatic activities such as jet ski. Be careful, due to its situation there are strong current and strong waves.

Beach Pichilingue: Located also in Punta Diamante area, this beach offers the particularity of being close to some of the most beautiful villas in Acapulco, many owned by celebrities.

Revolcadero beach: One of the most famous beaches in Acapulco, Revolcadero is a huge beach, with many restaurants serving the freshest seafood around. Located 2 miles east of Puerto Marquez, on the way to the Airport, Revolcadero is ideal to practice surf, motorized aquatic activities or simply enjoy the sun of Acapulco, laying on the sand. It is recommended to swim with caution due to strong waves and undertow.

Condesa Beach: Known all over the world, Condesa Beach in Acapulco offers you soft sand, small waves, and many shopping malls in downtown Acapulco. You can also experience the thrill of bungee jumping with a 50 meters free fall.

Tamarindo, Hornos y Hornitos: These 3 beaches are located in the center of Acapulco Bay, along the main avenue known as La Costera. These beaches are continuous and offer the famous golden sand of Acapulco, with small waves due to the protection of the bay. These are an ideal spot to spend a relax day under the sun, enjoying the Pacific Ocean.

Icacos Beach: This is one of the longest beaches of Acapulco, offering one of the best environments to enjoy your vacation. Cici Water Park is located across the avenue. Icacos Beach is located in the famous Golden Zone of Acapulco, on the south end of the bay.

Caleta and Caletilla: These 2 beaches are most popular ones in Acapulco. Located in front of Roqueta island, along Miguel Aleman Avenue. Mundo Magico Park (Magic World) is right on the beach, and it is the perfect place to enjoy a great day in the water.

Roqueta : This beautiful beach is located on Roqueta Island, facing Caleta and Caletilla beaches. This is a Federal Marine Reserve. You can only get there using small boats leaving the dock on Playa Caleta. The Island is worth the visit and it featuresa zoo and a ligthouse nearby.

Pie de la Cuesta: This beach is located 4 miles North East of Acapulco, close to the Coyuca lagoon. As it is facing open ocean, the waves and currents are pretty strong, caution is advised before entering the water. Anyhow this is a unique place to enjoy the wonderful sunset on the Pacific Ocean, and to explore the perfectly protected Coyuca lagoon nature. Great place to enjoy seafood.

Puerto Marques: Located in the Puerto Marques bay, 7 miles south of Acapulco downtown, this is one of the best places to enjoy fresh seafood or grilled fish. Besides, the panoramic road offers you a stunning view of the bay.