Acapulco

Acapulco beach and hotels

A city spoken about as the perfect place for your summer visit, Acapulco inspires the imagination of many of it’s visitors. It is one of the top tourist destinations in the American continent and is almost unmatched in amazing nightlife scene, picture perfect beaches, world class hotels and much more.

Acapulco night life offer is huge

Acapulco has been on the map for the long time. As it is placed on a very favorable strategic position, the Spanish colonists used it as an opportunity to trade goods with Asia. It is found about 185 kilometers south of Mexico City, and has been a top destination for many Hollywood stars since 1950.

Acapulco, city in Mexico
Night view on Acapulco in Mexico

Acapulco has been known for a very long time for its thriving nightlife that draws people from all over the globe. You could actually say that nightlife is its biggest attraction. There are a lot of nightclubs and cocktail bars all around the city. But second to its nightlife are the beaches. The city allows you to have one of the simply best beach experiences in Mexico. Many of the beaches have services like boat rental and horseback riding.

One of the most exciting destinations in Mexico

You can always visit the old part of Acapulco town. Most of the action revolves around the Zocalo, main city square. Here you will find a number of coffee bars, shops, all decorated with tropical trees. Worth seeing is the Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Cathedral, beautiful old church of colonial architecture and its Byzantine towers. There are also some great museums in Acapulco, but the most notable building is probably in the San Diego Fort. It was built to protect this Mexican city from attacks – it was once laid to waste by the Dutch. It was later rebuilt and today holds the Acapulco Historical Museum.

Great beach in Acapulco, Mexico
Acapulco beach, famous in Mexico

There are also some great destinations for families such as the CICI. CICI is an aqua park featuring water slides, dolphin games and much more. Lots of festivals are organized in the city of Acapulco and most notable is the French Festival. It is held annually every year and hosts a multitude of events that show the ties between Mexico and France. Set your imagination free and live out your dreams in Acapulco. Excitement is just a part of lifestyle in Acapulco, but it holds so much more and that is up to you to find out.

While tourists places often have some better protection and own security, you can’t expect to be very safe on the local streets however. Corruption and drug wars left many parts of this city pretty much devastated, dangerous to live in and walk or drive through. Notice that Acapulco is probably one of the most dangerous cities in the Mexico today.

Best Acapulco attractions

CICI (Aquatic Park), San Diego Fort, Acapulco Historical Museum, Zocalo, Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Cathedral, La Quebrada Cliff Divers,

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