Travel Blogs from Acapulco
... 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.
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 ...
... some of the effects from the really bad floods that had been here just over a month ago – the ones where it was reported that crocodiles were roaming the streets! No crocodiles in the shower, but most of the water systems are still down in the city so had to rely on Mario’s family having their own source to be able to have a hot water.
Not that it mattered too much anyway, as the second I stepped out the house I was back being a sweaty mess! Bought my ...
We had a 5 hr wait in Acapulco for our overnight bus to Puerto Escondido. Both keen to see the famous cliff divers and not too sure how it would happen. But a lovely little mexican taxi driver Orlando took us under his wing and chauffeured us around for 4 hrs all for $20. Tourism in Acapulco has really suffered following the floods and people bombard you everywhere you go with 2 for 1 deals with accommodation and ...
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
Tabachines 2, Acapulco | 3 star hotelfrom $79
- NOISY,DIRTY AND RUDE
- Leave it out
- Time for a facelift
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
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
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 89, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $68
Av 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
Ave Costera Miguel Aleman, Acapulco | 2 star hotelfrom $58
- Great for the price
- It was ok!! only if you....
- Great location - but average accomodations
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
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman 16, 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