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Playa Condesa

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Address: Avenida Costera Miguel Aleman s/n | Frente al Hotel Fiesta Americana, Acapulco 39690, Mexico

One of the most famous in Acapulco, this beach has loads of water...

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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Beautiful beach

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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dartagnan C
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Goose Creek
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158 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Dartagnan C
Ivrea, Italy
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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 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 stand a temperature of about 34°. Nice restaurant (Paradis) can serve good food on the... More 

Thank SimonettaP61
Mexico City, Mexico
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82 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 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 were also people using jet skis. Both can be rented right on the beach. The... More 

Thank oralynnq2
Krakow, Poland
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619 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 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.

Thank Stanislaw1972
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 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...

Thank rliza
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 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.

Thank Ran V
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Too bad. The water is clean, but gets deep quickly. The sand is great. The other beach goers are fine. 90% of the businesses seem like they are stuck in the past and just wringing out dollars.

Thank Mofongoloco
San Francisco, California
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74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

just a few minutes walk from Las Torres Gemelas. 50 pesos to rent chairs and umbrella. lots of vendors walking by, plus the many bars and restaurants - can order and they bring to you. this beach also has a protected area encircled with floats, safer for children.

Thank neko888
Knightdale, North Carolina
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119 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Condesa is where most locals go instead of the beaches directly attached to the hotels. It is a little more quiet but really pretty and the water is really warm too! Nice beach for the family!

Thank Holly A
Estado de Mexico, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 4 December 2015

It has a good climate, a variety of objects, a wide variety of places to relax and things are cheap. exeden not on the prices of the products they sell there on the spot. Finally I should mention that there are several cheap to stay a couple of days with a wonderful view places.

Thank 99romeo

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