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Topic: Surfing near Acapulco

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replies: 25

By:

Todd

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Surfing near Acapulco

« on: August 31 2005 17:08:00 »

I'm going to Acapulco on a school trip in late June. Is it worth bringin my board?

By:

christian ruiz

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #1 on: September 08 2005 23:09:00 »

revolcadero beach in front of the princess hotel(a 15 min ride from downtown) can have some very decent surf(a lot of closeouts on bigger days). bring a board and wax cause the surf scene in acapulco is still in its infancy. for better surf head south just a bit to bonfil. i dont reccommend surfing the waters beteen revolcadero and bonfil, ive heard that it's pretty sharky.

By:

christian ruiz

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #2 on: September 08 2005 23:09:00 »

basically at revolcadero you can find some fun surf in bathtub temperature water, but be real careful cause i cant emphasize enough how dangerous the rips and undertow are in acapulco. ive seen a lot of people near drowning, and i've had to check myself more than a few times while surfing. dont do what the locals do and go leashless or too far out cause they were born in these waters and i guarantee they can outswim you. you need a bit of time and you gotta rent a car or find a cab with a roof rack cause the beaches that have surf are off the main touristy areas. they are worth going to even if you dont surf though, cause the bay beaches and water are dirty as shit.

By:

Mike

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #3 on: September 13 2005 22:09:00 »

What about Punta Maldonaldo? Does this place get any good? How far is it from acapulco?



By:

JP Hébert

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #4 on: September 22 2005 15:09:00 »

Hey people,

I'm going to Acapulco for 2 weeks in december.  I was wondering if there are some decent boards to rent in the surfshops.  I also wanted to know how far is Bonfil from Acapulco and if there is a surfshop near near Bonfil.  Oh yeah... How big are the waves gonna be?

Thanks for the help in advance!
JP

By:

eugenio

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #5 on: October 10 2005 21:10:00 »

hi
i´m mexican i used to live in acapulco now i´m studing far . but i know very good bonfil is like half of hour to acapulco city. i don´t thing you´ll find a surfshop there you have to go to acapulco city , talking about the waves they change but you can find waves of 5 feet to 11 or 12 sometimes i know surfshop inside the city i don´t know if you can rent a board but now i am selling one is a squalo is like a fun board 6´10 i´m selling it in 3000 pesos is like 300 dollars if you have any question write to my email i´m going in december and january too. good luck

By:

Scott

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #6 on: October 11 2005 06:10:00 »

Hola!!! I'm trying to find a good place to stay right on the beach at bonfil. anything for like 100 or 150 pesos? Or mayb somewhere i can pitch my tent for some good camping. Any suggestions?

By:

rick

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #7 on: October 18 2005 10:10:00 »

i just got back from there 3 months the waves are very deadly andthe rip currents are very strong ive been surfing there for 6 years now i know all the best spots from revo to barra veija some of the best waves in the world but be careful it can be very dangeous down there

By:

craps

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #8 on: January 23 2006 17:01:00 »

Is it possible to buy a board around Troncones/The Ranch any surf shop there? and how should I compt for a short board? Thank you all.

By:

Aaron Fisher

RE: Surfing near Acapulco

« Reply #9 on: February 11 2007 16:02:00 »

Hey, I am also going to Acapulco over spring break, is there good surf there?  Please let me know, thanks guys.


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