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Jule Campbell
February 07, 1989
C'mon in, the water's fine along Mexico's Pacific Coast—and so are the swimsuits
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February 07, 1989

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C'mon in, the water's fine along Mexico's Pacific Coast—and so are the swimsuits

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ASHLEY RICHARDSON IS POISED FOR TAKEOFF AT CAMINO REAL IN IXTAPA, IN A DARLING RIO SUIT ($42)

Bring on the mariachis and break out the guacamole. Our models have packed their suits and settled in to savor the fun and sun of the Mexican Riviera, a 1,000-mile strip of coastline from Cabo San Lucas on Baja to the new resort area of Huatulco near the Guatemalan border. Along the way, our winsome wanderers pause to take in hidden bays, empty beaches, rolling green surf, tiny fishing villages and, of course, luxurious resorts. Rachel Hunter, for instance, has stopped at Costa Careyes in Jalisco to touch up her tan in an Anne Klein Swimwear bikini ($46), silk crepe shirt ($130) and accessories.

STEPHANIE SEYMOUR, IN FETCHING FISHNET FROM KEIKO ($86), IS SURE TO CATCH THE ATTENTION OF VISITORS TO THE RESORT OF LAS HADAS NEAR MANZANILLO. ON THE RIGHT, ASHLEY TESTS THE SURF AT CAMINO REAL IN A SUIT BY RALPH LAUREN ($114)

ASINUOUS SABRINA BARNETT SNEAKS UP ON THE SUN AT LAS BRISAS IN ACAPULCO. HER SUIT WITH A FLAMENCO FLAIR IS FROM RANDOLPH DUKE ($72)

MARIA DEL CARMEN VON HARTZ (LEFT) HAS A NAME WORTH REMEMBERING AND A SUIT BY HOT COLES ($44). BACKED BY CURVING WALLS AT LAS HADAS, STEPHANIE IS A SENSUAL SYMPHONY IN TAFFETA RUFFLES BY MONIKA TILLEY ($56)

AT THE HOTEL TWIN DOLPHIN IN CABO SAN LUCAS, KATHY IRELAND DRIFTS IN A DREAMY BACKSTROKE IN A SUIT FROM OP BEACHWEAR ($49)

KARA YOUNG WAITS AT THE GATES OF EL OJO DE VENADO ("EYE OF THE DEER"), A SURFSIDE SCULPTURE NEAR COSTA CAREYES. HER SUIT BY ADRIENNE VITTADINI ($66) IS AN EYE-OPENER, TOO

REDHEADED RACHEL AND HER TEENY, TAWNY BIKINI FROM HALF MOON ($48) BLEND IN PERFECTLY WITH THETERRA-COTTA CROCKERY AT LAS HADAS

HANDS DOWN YOU'LL ADMIRE STEPHANIE IN A BIKINI BY LISALOMAS FOR VIEWPOINT ($72), POOLSIDE AT LAS HAD AS. AT RIGHT IN ANNE KLEIN SWIMWEAR ($76), ESTELLE LEFEBURE FINDS A FEATHERED FRIEND AT CASA MIXTECA IN HUATULCO

WHO'S THAT AMID THE FLORA AT CASA MIXTECA? WHY, IT'S ASHLEY, REFLECTING ON THE GOOD LIFE IN A TRICOLOR SUIT BYGOTTEX ($84)

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