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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 ...
With Semana Santa finished I figured the driving would be smooth from here on out. Funny thing...it turns out most Mexicans get the entire week off following the holy week. Great, looks like another week of crowded destinations. At least the drive to Acapulco was smooth, wide and vacant of traffic....until I was within 30 miles. Flat, wide open, mostly barren terrain with a mountainous horizon suddenly burst into a thriving city-scape, which went up ...
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.
I was expecting Acapulco to be overrun by Americans but apparently the resort had bad press a few years ago so the Americans and Canadians now head to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen. It seemed quite a safe place to me. This is probably helped by the fact that the Mexican Presidents two daughters are currently in the town. Armed police are very ...
... it was hinted several times – ‘oh you can take a shower if you want!’ I obliged but I still only had the same clothes to put back on. It was actually Mario and his family’s first experience of hosting someone on Couchsurfing, so they were interested in learning about me being a bum rather than having a family! Stayed up and chatted, then saved the shower for the morning otherwise I can never get to sleep.
When I did go to have a shower, this is when I ...
Other places to stay in Acapulco
Av Costera Miguel Aleman 121, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Construction Blues
- Loved the retirement Home(Contenental Emporio)
- Beautiful Place
Av.Costera Miguel Aleman 97, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Great Location
- Expected Much More...
- Beach Club
Playa Revolcadero s/n, Acapulco | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Exceptional Resort
- Nice Vacation
- Very nice hotel in Acapulco
Playa Revolcadero 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 $72
- 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 $61
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 123, 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