Playa Revolcadero

Puerto Marqués

Revolcadero is the late-morning weekend hangout of Acapulco's beautiful people. In Acapulco Diamante on the ocean 10 kilometers (6 miles) southeast of Acapulco Bay,...

  • Public beach
  • Other
  • Water sport & adventure

Playa Condesa

La Condesa

With a LGBTQ area, La Condesa Beach is one of the most popular and crowded in Acapulco. With soft sand and gentle waves, the 655-meter (nearly half mile) stretch...

  • Public beach
  • Various
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Motor sport or tour

Isla de la Roqueta

Roqueta is the rocky lump of an island reached after a 10-minute boat ride from the Caleta/Caletilla beach in Old Acapulco. It has two beaches of its own. The main...

  • Public beach
  • Hiking
  • Excursions
  • Eco Tourism
  • Zoo
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure

Barra Vieja Beach

Barra Vieja

The beach at Barra Vieja, about an hour's drive south of Acapulco, is a lovely secluded beach where you can relax in a hammock, eat great inexpensive ceviche...

  • Public beach

Pie de la Cuesta

Pie de la Cuesta

Northwest of the city on the Pacific on the other side of the bay, Pie de la Cuesta has a long palm-sheltered beach where the surf comes pounding in. Better to stay...

  • Public beach
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Fun & games
  • Excursions

Playa Bonfil

Costera Benito Juárez

Bonfil Beach, only five minutes from Acapulco International Airport, may be the best in the area for surfing. Surf-forecast.com lists it as "very consistent." Far...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Eco Tourism

Playa Hornitos

Club Deportivo

Hornitos, in front of Las Hamacas Hotel, is a popular, centrally located beach with gentle-to-moderate waves, fine sand, water sport activities and generally safe

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure

Playa Hornos

Hornos

Hornos, near a stretch of high-rise hotels, is the main tourist beach, offering all kinds of water-fun rentals, including Banana Boat rides. It has fine sand and...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Fun & games

Playa Icacos

Costa Azul

Icacos Beach is a busy beach, especially during spring break. On the northeast side of the bay, the 2-mile stretch of moderate waves is in a tourist area of luxury...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Fun & games

Playa La Angosta

Fraccionamiento La Playa

La Angosta is a pocket-size beach on a small Pacific cove not far from La Quebrada of cliff-diver fame. It translates "Narrow Beach," so named because it's squeezed...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Hiking

Playa Majahua

Granjas del Marqués

Majahua Beach is a small, quiet beach on the southern end of Puerto Marqués Bay in the tourist area known as Acapulco Diamante, Only 150 meters ((under 500 feet)...

  • Public beach
  • Various

Playa Manzanillo

Península de Las Playas

Once a popular beach, Manzanillo is now neglected with abandoned boats littering the sand, but it still has gentle waves and slope and seafood stalls. Although...

  • Public beach

Playas Caleta & Caletilla

Peninsula de las Playas

Caleta and Caletilla - really one beach separated by a hiccup of a rock outcropping - are the first beaches on the western side of the Acapulco. This where the rich...

  • Public beach
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Fun & games
  • Water fun
  • Water sport & adventure

Tamarindos

Club Deportivo

On the northeast side of the bay, Tamarindos is a spacious palm-scaped beach where there is plenty of room to play volleyball or soccer (football). Spirited...

  • Public beach
  • Various
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Fun & games

Tlacopanocha

Old Acapulco

There's lots to see around the small beach of Tlacopanocha at the end of the Malecón (town pier) and across from the Maritime Terminal. It's small - only about 100...

  • Public beach
  • Various
  • Water fun