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... market full of places to eat and before we'd even stepped out the car hordes of people waving menus and brochures for trips in Acapulco descended on us. Kindly declining all of the offers for burritos, eggs and gringo food, we walked around the market to a small restaurant that I'd noticed when we drove past; it had pink and yellow flower tablecloths that caught my eye. The waitress brought over the menus and we realised that the girls working there were ...
... to see the famous cliff divers of La Quebrada. These professional divers perform daily shows (mostly at night) as they dive 35 metres from the cliffs into the sea below. They have been diving here since 1934 and timing is everything, as we heard that the water is only around 2-4 metres deep so they must time their dive with an incoming wave. It's absolutely insane! We spent both nights watching the divers with ...
Acapulco. Once one of the world's most famous and popular resort destinations, the pretty coastal city is now mainly only visited by vacationing Mexican families (and, apparently, us). Acapulco has seen its share of gruesome gang violence in recent years, and as with many other places in the country, there are regular government protests happening in the streets. It is also still picking up the pieces ...
... been dubbed the most violent city in the world. That title has been shrugged off recently, and the tourist rush is back on.
There are really 2 sides to Acapulco - Antiguo and Nuevo. Antiguo is the old city, where it used to be the hot international destination. But as it started to get overcrowded with the riff-raff (backpackers and tourists like me), the elites moved elsewhere. They moved down the bay and built it up to a degree that you ...
Today we spent the day sailing down the coast of Mexico. From our map, we are off the coast of Acapulco. No port stops today as we are heading to Guatamala, which takes two nights and two days sailing to arrive. The waters are very calm and the sailing very smooth. We are both very relaxed and Johnny is enjoying the variety of foods on board.
Other places to stay in Acapulco
Av.Costera Miguel Aleman 97, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Great Location
- Expected Much More...
- Beach Club
Av Costera Miguel Aleman 121, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Construction Blues
- Loved the retirement Home(Contenental Emporio)
- Beautiful Place
Playa Revolcadero s/n, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Exceptional Resort
- Nice Vacation
- Very nice hotel in Acapulco
Av. Las Palmas s/n, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $121
- Truly Wonderful Guest Services
- Will definitely return to the Pierre Marques
- Watch out if you're going all-inclusive
Tabachines 2, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $79
- NOISY,DIRTY AND RUDE
- Leave it out
- Time for a facelift
Av. Costera de las Palmas 1121, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Great,, Just don't buy a time share
- My Big Mistake
- Will be returning for the fifth time!
Costera Miguel Aleman #1, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Wonderful Place
- Talk about unfriendly!!
- Great service
Costera Miguel Aleman 1260, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman No. 130, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Not bad for the price
- Hotel is not bad.......but service and food???????
- You May Want to Rethink Your Decision
Av. Costera de las Palmas 1121, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $61
- Amazing Resort
- It was just beautiful!!
- Best Vacation!
Avenida Pozo del Rey 73, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $47
Costera M. Aleman 132, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Plazoleta La Quebrada No. 74, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $73
Avenida La Condesa 1, Fracc. La Condesa, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Av Costera Miquel Aleman 8 y 9, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $68
Ave Monterrey 195 Fracc Club Deportivo, Acapulco | 1 star hotelfrom $93
Costera Miguel Aleman Y Reyes Catolicos, Acapulco | 1 star hotelfrom $49
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman No. 20, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $43
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman No. 1803, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- From Costa Club to Casualty
- Holidays at the costa club
- Only So So
Costera Miguel Aleman 163, Fraccionamiento Magallanes, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $70
- Hell on Earth Most Horrendous hotel I have ever Been In
- Had a wonderful time at the Avalon
- Very Disappointed
Ave Costera Miguel Aleman No 2310, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $58
- Great for the price
- It was ok!! only if you....
- Great location - but average accomodations
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman 16 Col. Costa Azul, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Costera Miguel Aleman 186, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Costera Miguel Aleman 2311, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- We were there Christmas '04 through New Year's '05...
- Very nice rooms
- Excellent Deal
Costera M. Aleman 178, Acapulco | 1 star hotelfrom $53
Paseo de la Quinta 6, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $157