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Barra Vieja Beach

Carretera Barra Vieja, Km 12, Acapulco 39879, Mexico
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Love quiet and authentic Acapulco lifestyle

Meet and live first hand the authentic greeting from native Acapulco people. Food and service are... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Karenina H
Alberta, Canada
Great place to relax with a margarita in hand and soft smells of roasting fish wafting by

Barra Vieja is an off-the-beaten-path beach that will get you away from the crowds and the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
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A peaceful, popular beach.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“red snapper” (7 reviews)
“great beach” (4 reviews)
Carretera Barra Vieja, Km 12, Acapulco 39879, Mexico
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Meet and live first hand the authentic greeting from native Acapulco people. Food and service are great and never had a food problem at any of their restaurants. Also they have palapas and fro the smallest fee you get a long chair to sunbathe. Try...More

Thank Karenina H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Barra Vieja is an off-the-beaten-path beach that will get you away from the crowds and the expensive prices found in Acapulco. Its relaxing and conducive for soft talk, drinks, and great seafood with your friends. The waves are too rough to get into, but you...More

Thank JoseTucson
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...More

1  Thank Jweismiller
Reviewed 30 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
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
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

Thank meggal
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...More

Thank Pauleywog113
Reviewed 3 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!

Thank kaarissul
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...More

Thank mendeledk
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...More

1  Thank amanda5805
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20 January 2016|
Response from DPNA | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We didn't do the horses. We did the 4 wheelers.