Acapulco Mexico Guide and Advisor

Acapulco Mexico Travel Guide will provide info and advise you need to select the beautiful port of Acapulco as your next vacation destination

Acapulco Mexico Travel Guide - About

Acapulco is one of the most famous and important beach resort destinations in Mexico, and probably is due to the fact that it was the first of its kind in the country.

Acapulco has one of the most beautiful bays in the world, with well established amenities and hotels, and offers top of the line nightlife. Its main boulevard is called Costera Miguel Aleman, and it gives Acapulco's character and feel. The city is recently developing Punta Diamante towards the south of the city with newer resorts and amenities.

Acapulco is the favorite destination of artists due to the city offerings in terms of entertainment and luxury accommodations. It's also the closest beach to Mexico City and makes it readily accessible.

If you are looking for a wild escape or want to find a fun beach to go, Acapulco it's the right place to go.

Acapulco's bay at night * Acapulco's bay at night

Acapulco Things to Do

There are many things to do in Acapulco and around. The typical beach side activities in Acapulco are: jet skies, parasailing and boat rides. The most popular things to do in Acapulco are :

  • Scuba Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Watch cliff divers in "La Quebrada"
  • Crafts shopping

Acapulco Dinning and Nightlife

Acapulco Mexico, offers great variety when it comes to dinning. You will find the local restaurants, the famous chains (From McDonalds to Hard Rock and Planet Hollywood), and also some very well known upscale restaurants. Your options in Acapulco are unlimited, as this is the largest beach resort city in Mexico.

For nightlife you will find all kinds of places. Acapulco is definitely a party town with world famous discos, and events going on every day, from bikini contests to world famous tennis tournaments.

In most places in Mexico, nightlife does not really start until about 11:00PM, although Acapulco will have its exceptions due primarily to its size.

How to Get and Move Around Acapulco Mexico!

Acapulco receives flights from all major US hubs and also from major cities in Mexico.

Traveling direct from Europe is not common. An option is to connect through Mexico City or to drive from Mexico city by the modern "Autopista del Sol" (Sun highway).

Another way to get there is to arrive in a cruise. It is one of the most popular destinations when you take a Pacific Ocean cruise.

In Acapulco you can move around by Taxi when going to other hotels, restaurants and bars. If you take a tour they will usually provide transportation in the package. You can rent a car if you want to explore places on your own time without the limits that the tour operators impose, and also to travel to one of the many amenities that Acapulco has to offer.


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Where to Stay

In Acapulco there is literally hundreds of hotels, villas and apartments where to stay. If you want to stay in the newer developments you will need to go to Punta Diamante in the South of the city.

Find here our all inclusive hotel guide.

Acapulco Mexico is one of the most popular destinations thanks to its bay, amenities, and nightlife.

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