Sands Acapulco Hotel & Bungalows
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... lights, seriously? Again? Grrrrrr police! To cut a long story short, also my Spanish isn't good enough to decipher exactly what was said, the guy said I ran a red stop light. It was actually Amber and flashing when I crossed so after our last experience with the police Kike protested. Next thing I know the guy gets the rule book out stating that I should have stopped in the middle of the junction when it went red which meant I would have been blocking the traffic ...
... staying in! The beach, said to be one of the nicest in Mexico, definitely didn't rate that highly for us. Not only is there so much rubbish down where we were staying, but you can't relax without a hawker hassling you to buy the ****** souvenirs every minute. It gets old pretty quickly! You can see why tourists don't bother with Acapulco anymore. Sad, but true unfortunately. But we weren't really here for the beach. We ...
... s devastating Hurricane Manuel, so tourism (the main industry) has hit an all-time low. The lack of other foreign tourists in the area made us easy targets for determined salespeople and long stares. We didn't feel safe walking around at night, nor comfortable laying on the beach (though we did stumble upon an awesome veggie restaurant). We paid upfront for three nights' stay at our hotel and left after ...
... and then dropped swiftly into the bayside resort of Acapulco de Juarez.
In the 50's, this is where Hollywood came to play. If you were a millionaire, this is where you were found. There and my hometown of Pismo Beach. Bugs Bunny was always trying to get there, but took a wrong turn in Tujunga, and ended up in Istanbul or Acaba. Where was I? Oh yeah...Acapulco used to be big time. Now, it's an over-priced, played-out scene, that ...
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.