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Acapulco Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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Everyone has seen the gorgeous photographs of the bay fringed by a long strip of sand. And we all know about its reputation as a jet set seaside resort at its peak in the 1950s. You’ll see that side of Acapulco on the seafront, where most of the tourist trade is concentrated – rather frenzied in the centre, and more luxurious farther east near the Acapulco Diamante. And though the buildings may conceal a more mixed reality – a noisy, chaotic town where life is tough – you can still bask in peace on Playa Icacos and admire Acapulco Bay by night.

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Tourist attractions Acapulco : Things to see and do

  • The Fuerte de San Diego was built by the Spanish in the early 16C to protect the ship, La Nao de China, from pirates, as it sailed loaded with silks and spices from China. The story of this trade, which ended with Mexican Independence, although not w..

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  • Panoramic Road to Acapulco Diamante Recommended Recommended

    Carretera Escénica - prolongement de l’av. Costera Miguel Alemán MEX - Acapulco

    Driving around Acapulco Bay, first you go through Acapulco Dorado, the central area, before reaching the extremely lively Acapulco Diamante farther east. The road is particularly enchanting at night, with splendid viewpoints over the mythical bay. Th..

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  • La Quebrada Interesting

    MEX - Acapulco

    Although La Quebrada does go around the cathedral and the Zócalo, that's not where all the onlookers are. A 10-minute walk towards the ocean takes you to the spot where the divers, the famous Clavadistas, leap into the void from cliffs as high as 35 ..

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Hotels Acapulco

  • Hotel Club Dorados Acapulco

    Avenida Universidad esquina Dr. Ignacio Chavez Fraccionamiento La Bocana MEX - 39715 Acapulco

    Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, Hotel Club Dorados Acapulco is set in the centre of Acapulco, 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. Its bright rooms offer sea views. Each spacious, air-conditioned room at Hotel Club Dorados Acapulco has simple décor. ..

  • Playa Suites Acapulco Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Costera Miguel Aleman, 123 Magallanes MEX - 39670 Acapulco

    Prix Prices from : 94 $

    Overlooking Acapulco Bay and offering spacious suites furnished with private balconies, this hotel is situated close to area attractions and beautiful beaches, and offers a variety of facilities and amenities. While staying at Playa Suites Acapulco,..

  • Emporio Acapulco Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    Costera Miguel Aleman 121, Fraccionamiento Magallanes MEX - 39670 Acapulco

    Prix Prices from : 74 $

    Emporio Acapulco is located on the seafront in Acapulco, just opposite the Galerias Diana Shopping Centre. If offers a spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools and access to the beach. This modern hotel features ocean views and a flat-screen TV in every guest ..

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Leisure activities Acapulco

  • Prices from : 142 €

    Acapulco is great by day, but it really sizzles at night! Enjoy a sumptuous dinner at famous El Olvido restaurant, overlooking sparkling Acapulco Bay. Enjoy a drink or two as the daring cliff divers of La Quebrada dive into the shallow waters below. ..

  • Prices from : 74 €

    Enjoy a cruise along the Coyuca Lagoon, one of the most picturesque and colorful parts of Acapulco. This area is famous for its tropical vegetation and has been the location for many Hollywood movies including Sylvester Stallone's Rambo II. Enjoy a m..

  • Prices from : 128 €

    Taxco is a quaint colonial city located 170 miles north of Acapulco, in the mountains of the North Sierra. With a unique architectural style, the city is famous for its cobblestone streets and white stucco houses topped with red tiled roofs. Wrought ..

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