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What's the best beach closest to Mexico City?

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1. Posted by malmn (Full Member 45 posts) 9y

Hello,

I'm leaving for Mexico City at the end of December. I'm going to spend three weeks there. I'd live to spend some time at a beach at some point, at least for a weekend. So, what's the best beach closest to Mexico City?

Thanks in advance,

Mark

2. Posted by jekalo (Full Member 118 posts) 9y

Hi Mark,
Are you looking at the east or west coast of Mexico, its a bit of a trip either way.

3. Posted by malmn (Full Member 45 posts) 9y

Quoting jekalo

Hi Mark,
Are you looking at the east or west coast of Mexico, its a bit of a trip either way.

What ever is best. It doesn't matter. Thanks.

4. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 9y

Mark,
There is a reason Acapulco became popular and famous. It is probably the closest beach that is easily accessible from MC. I prefer Zihuatanejo, but I think you would have to take a bus to Acapulco first then north to Zihuatanejo. Worth the effort, IMO.

5. Posted by taki (Full Member 132 posts) 9y

Acapulco the closest!! no doubt!

cool nice cheap always fantastic to try!!

only 4 hrs approx
:)

6. Posted by Patrick06 (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y

I agree with Vegasmike - its worth the extra effort to go a bit further to Ixtapa/Zihautenejo. (They're really close to eachother)Ixtapa is touristy but not as mainstream as Acapulco and Zihuatenejo is full of culture.