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Barra Vieja Beach

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Address: Carretera Barra Vieja, Km 12, Acapulco 39879, Mexico

A peaceful, popular beach.

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Great Open Ocean Views

Great beaches south of Acapulco Diamanté area. Lots of food choices here. Fresh catch of the day. I highly recommend the red snapper(guachinango). They will prepare everything to... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Downey, California
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Downey, California
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great beaches south of Acapulco Diamanté area. Lots of food choices here. Fresh catch of the day. I highly recommend the red snapper(guachinango). They will prepare everything to your liking. A word of caution here the ocean is open here if you're not a good swimmer stick with the local swimming pools scattered throughout this area, next to the food... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice many kilometers long Beach, as you can see in photos. It is quite far from Acapulco (about 45mins drive depending on traffic). It has little food stalls and shacks in high season where you can get a bite.

Thank Vladimir S
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Everything is a catch of the day. I love the taste the rural ambiance and the best food. They mostly don't accept credit card but bringing dollar is acceptable

Thank Adrian S
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

the best place of Acapulco for eating real fish: a whole red snapper just fished , grilled for you on the spot , a dream for fish lovers

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

We hired a driver and he recommended this beautiful place about 30 minutes south of Acapulco. Beautiful restaurant with a swimming pool right on the long secluded beach. My husband and I rented a 4 wheeler and rode for what seemed like miles without seeing a soul. We then came back and enjoyed a wonderful lunch, after being taken into... More 

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Tianjin, China
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Barra vieja is a must when going to Acapulco, it offers a different experience and great food, specially the pescado a la talla, definitely a must try!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you are looking for a piece of paradise in acapulco BARRA VIEJA is the place. We stop at PECOS DEL MAR km 29 is about half an hour from LA ISLA in Acapulco Diamante and the supermarket CHEDRAUI, take a table with hammocs in front of the sea and ask for PESCADO A LA TALLA probably one of the... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stopped here on a private tour to release baby turtles! It was a beautiful, quiet beach! Seemed like it went on for miles. It would be a great place to spend the day, have lunch or even a drink or 2! I highly recommend releasing the baby turtles. It doesn't sound like much but both me and the bf... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, not so many sellers and beatiful beach. Ask for pescado a la talla and quedadillas. Avoid sitting next to a track where horses and four wheel motorcycle cross, because they blow over a lot of sand

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

I love this beach because is almost alone and you can enjoy the sea without many people, the waves are really relaxing, the sand is very soft and the restaurants nearby have very good food. You can go to this place taking a bus from acapulco to punta diamante and then other to barra vieja.

Thank Allan J

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