Acapulco

Travel Guide
Acapulco featuring general coastal views, a sunset and a city
Whether you’re here to party in the Golden Zone, relax on the beach or sightsee, this Mexican city in Guerrero is an all-inclusive destination.

Natural beauty and round-the-clock nightlife converge in Acapulco. Discover why this city in Guerrero has been dubbed the “Pearl of the Pacific.” In the 1950s, its great weather and lively atmosphere attracted the rich and famous in droves. Elvis filmed Fun in Acapulco here and John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Onassis chose it as their honeymoon destination.

The Acapulco of today has mellowed a bit, leaving boisterous partying to other spots. Instead, it offers more attractions for visitors of all ages. Explore stunning beaches, lush gardens and hip bars and nightclubs.

Join other tourists on the sandy shores in the Golden Zone. Visit its most popular beaches, Playa Condesa and Playa Icacos. Here, transition seamlessly from sunbathing by day to dancing by night. Peruse the shops, restaurants, clubs and luxury hotels along the waterfront. Play with the kids at CICI Waterpark, enjoy different watersports or try swimming with dolphins.

Explore Old Acapulco on the city’s western side. Bring your camera to Sinfonía, a stunning cliffside amphitheater. From here, you have excellent views of La Quebrada Cliffs. Watch the famous cliff divers plunging into the Pacific Ocean from dizzying heights. Step back in time at the historic San Diego Fort, built in 1616 to ward off pirate attacks.

Take a water taxi or glass-bottom boat to Isla de la Roqueta. Go snorkeling offshore or hike across the island. Check out its small zoo and lighthouse.

One of the best ways to see the city is by separating yourself from it. Enjoy spectacular vistas from Capilla de la Paz, a nondenominational chapel perched high above Acapulco Bay. Immerse yourself in local plants and animals at the nearby Jardin Botanico de Acapulco.

South of the city, toward Acapulco International Airport, experience local flavor and lighter crowds. Relax in the sun and surf at Playa de Barra Vieja and other beautiful beaches.

Visit Acapulco any time of year. Regardless of the season, expect sunshine and tropical weather conditions.

Where to stay in Acapulco

Gamma Acapulco Copacabana
Gamma Acapulco Copacabana
3.5 out of 5
Tabachines No 2 y 3 Frac Club Deportivo, Acapulco, GRO, 39690
The price is CA $77 per night from Jul 3 to Jul 4
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Acapulco. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and 3 spa tubs. Popular attractions Parque Papagayo and Playa Caletilla are located ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (457 reviews)
"The parking lot is 100m away from the hotel, not big deal but with rain is a pain to walk back to the hotel"

Reviewed on Jun. 19, 2022

Gamma Acapulco Copacabana
Princess Mundo Imperial
Princess Mundo Imperial
4 out of 5
Costera de las Palmas s/n, Fracc. Granjas del Marquez, Acapulco, GRO, 390890
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Acapulco. Enjoy free WiFi, 5 outdoor pools, and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,114 reviews)
"We enjoyed our stay and would go back and recommend it to anyone."

Reviewed on Jun. 24, 2022

Princess Mundo Imperial
Hotel Emporio Acapulco
Hotel Emporio Acapulco
3.5 out of 5
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman 121, Fracc. Magallanes, Acapulco, GRO, 39670
The price is CA $104 per night from Jul 5 to Jul 6
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Acapulco. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (958 reviews)
"The architecture for this property was unique, and the experience was great!"

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2022

Hotel Emporio Acapulco
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Espectaculares Suites Torres Gemelas
Espectaculares Suites Torres Gemelas
3 out of 5
93 Av Costera Miguel Alemán Deportivo, Acapulco, Gro., 39690
The price is CA $55 per night from Jul 3 to Jul 4
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Acapulco. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and 3 restaurants. Popular attractions Parque Papagayo and Playa Caletilla ...
2.5/5 (8 reviews)
"Esta bien ubicado aunque le falta mucho mantenimiento."

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2022

Espectaculares Suites Torres Gemelas
Ramada by Wyndham Acapulco Hotel & Suites
Ramada by Wyndham Acapulco Hotel & Suites
3.5 out of 5
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman 708, Fraccionamiento Hornos, Acapulco, GRO, 39355
The price is CA $82 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 8
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Acapulco. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the WiFi in our reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (181 reviews)
Perfect
"The view, OMG! The staffs was so helpfull. The location was perfect for us. We met a lot of really nice peoples."

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2022

Ramada by Wyndham Acapulco Hotel & Suites
Dept. Large. Beautiful view of the main bay.
Dept. Large. Beautiful view of the main bay.
Acapulco, GRO
The price is CA $187 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this apartment in Acapulco. Enjoy an outdoor pool, WiFi, and onsite parking. Popular attractions La Quebrada Cliffs and Playa Caletilla are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Property very nice Out side area little complicated"

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2022

Dept. Large. Beautiful view of the main bay.
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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