La Quebrada Cliff Divers

La Candelaria

The iconic La Quebrada Cliff Divers perform daily, diving 45 metres (147 ft) from the cliffs of La Quebrada into the sea below. Shows are at 12:45 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:30...

  • Other
  • Night tour
  • Cultural & Historical

Playa Revolcadero

Puerto Marqués

Revolcadero is the late-morning weekend hangout of Acapulco's beautiful people. In Acapulco Diamante on the ocean 10 kilometers (6 miles) southeast of Acapulco Bay,...

  • Public beach
  • Other
  • Water sport & adventure

Playa Condesa

La Condesa

With a LGBTQ area, La Condesa Beach is one of the most popular and crowded in Acapulco. With soft sand and gentle waves, the 655-meter (nearly half mile) stretch...

  • Public beach
  • Various
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Motor sport or tour

Acapulco Bay Cruise

Costera

A late afternoon or evening cruise aboard the Acarey catamaran out of Principal Dock is a not-to-miss experience. You'll sail around the bay past the homes of the...

  • Water fun
  • Night tour

House of Dolores Olmedo

Old Acapulco

Deigo Rivera spent his last few years working on a 60-foot mosaic mural of tiles, seashells and stones on the side of the mansion of his patron and lover Dolores...

  • Art

Isla de la Roqueta

Roqueta is the rocky lump of an island reached after a 10-minute boat ride from the Caleta/Caletilla beach in Old Acapulco. It has two beaches of its own. The main...

  • Public beach
  • Hiking
  • Excursions
  • Eco Tourism
  • Zoo
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure

La Isla Shopping Village

Diamante

La Isla Shopping Village, an exclusive open-air mall in the Diamante section near the airport, is one-stop shopping for fashion, fine food and entertainment....

  • Commercial Center
  • Playground
  • Fun & games
  • Cinema

Coyuca Lagoon

Coyuca de Benitez

The fresh-water Coyuca Lagoon, located 10 kilometers (6 mi) north of the city, is a wild and beautiful habitat of coconut groves, palm trees, mangrove and floating...

  • Water sport & adventure
  • Natural Attraction
  • Eco Tourism
  • Various
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Cacahuamilpa Grottos National Park

Taxco

Cacahuamilpa Grottos National Park covers 1,600 hectares (nearly 4,000 acres) in Guerrero and Morelos states, about 290 kilometers (180 milles) northeast of Acapulco...

  • Park
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Excursions
  • Eco Tourism
  • Natural Attraction

Acapulco International Center

Costera Alemán

The Acapulco International Center is a convention complex on 34 acres that includes several theaters, the Aztec Plaza where the Flyers of Papantla perform, the...

  • Art
  • Performing arts
  • Other

Taxco

City Center

Taxco is a city between Acapulco and Mexico City, known as the Silver City because of the beautiful jewelry and silverware crafted from the silver mined there. It...

  • Architecture
  • Other
  • Various
  • Neighborhood
  • Excursions
  • Cultural & Historical
  • City Tour

Acapulco Botanical Garden

Cumbres de Llano Largo

Open sunrise to sunset, El Jardín Botánico de Acapulco is a small tropical botanical garden located near Loyola University. It makes for a pleasant stroll with...

  • Walking
  • Eco Tourism

Acapulco Historical Museum

Old Acapulco

Housed inside the early 17th century Fuerte de San Diego that protected the harbor, the Acapulco Historical Museum gives a good overview of local and Mexican history...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Acapulco Phiharmonic Orchestra

Costa Azul

Established in 1998, the Acapulco Philharmonic performs under the direction of Eduardo Álvarez in the 1000-seat Juan Ruiz de Alarcon Theater at the Convention...

  • Performing arts

Banana Boat Ride

Condesa

One of the all-time favorite beach activities in Acapulco is the Banana Boat Ride, which consists of being pulled along behind a motorboat at excitingly fast speeds...

  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure

Barra Vieja Beach

Barra Vieja

The beach at Barra Vieja, about an hour's drive south of Acapulco, is a lovely secluded beach where you can relax in a hammock, eat great inexpensive ceviche...

  • Public beach

Capilla de la Paz

Las Brisas

The 42 meter (138 ft.) cross of the Chapel of Peace high in the hills above Acapulco is a familiar symbol in the city. The chapel, opened in 1971, is a memorial to...

  • Art
  • Architecture

Casa de la Cultura

Costa Azul

The Casa de la Cultura hosts art exhibits, photo competitions, literary readings, musical and dramatic performances and other events showcasing the city's cultural...

  • Performing arts
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

City Tour

Acapulco is really three cities in one, stretching around the bay and beyond. Signing on to a half-day tour of the highlights will make sure you don't miss anything

  • City Tour

Copra Golf Course

Diamante

With lush vegetation and dramatic dunes, Copra Golf Course at the Mayan Palace resort is one of the most spectacular courses on the Mexican Pacific Coast and a...

  • Golfing

Costera 125

Magallanes

Costera 125, Acapulco's first shopping mail, is now more of a business center. It has shops like Eros Sex Shop, Emil Outlet, a Taxco silver shop, a tattoo parlor,...

  • Commercial Center

El Rollo Water Park

Costera Aleman

Under new management since 2014, El Rollo began as CICI in 1980 and offers fun for the whole family. Depending on what package (and level of activity) you choose,...

  • Various
  • Water fun
  • Amusement Park

Fuerte de San Diego

Old Acapulco

Fuerte de San Diego, a five-pointed 17th century Spanish colonial fort, was the most important fortress on the Pacific coast, protecting the perfect harbor from...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • Museum

Galerías Acapulco

Magallanes

Galerías Acapulco, a shopping center located on the Costera Miguel Aleman, has a Nike Store, a branch of Fabricas de Francia department store, a Play City Casino, a...

  • Commercial Center
  • Playground
  • Fun & games
  • Cinema
  • Various

Galerías Diana

Magallanes

Newish, Galerías Diana is an upscale mall with a C&A department store and shops like Zara and Puma. The atrium-style multi-level mall also a nine-screen movie...

  • Commercial Center
  • Fun & games
  • Cinema

Gran Plaza

Magallanes

The air-conditioned Gran Plaza, a "typical" American shopping mall with over 100 shops, is divided into six plazas on two levels with more than 100 shops and a food...

  • Commercial Center
  • Fun & games
  • Cinema

Horseback Riding on Beach

Diamante

Feel the exhilaration of riding horseback along a Pacific beach at Playa Revolcadero where the surfers play. You can arrange for a one-hour ride with a bi-lingual...

  • Outdoor Adventure

House of Masks

Hornitos

In a converted private home behind the El Fuerte de San Diego, House of Masks (Casa de Mascaras) has a large collection of wooden and papier-mâché ceremonial

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

La Avenida Costera Miguel Alemán

The "Costera" is Acapulco's main road and tourist avenue, stretching in 12.2 kilometers (7.6 miles) along Acapulco Bay from west to east. Hotels and condominiums...

  • Walking
  • Excursions

Mercado de Artesanías La Diana

Farallón

La Diana is an open-air market with the feel of a flea market. Stalls sell souvenirs, regional sweets, beach clothing, leather goods, you name it. It's near La

  • Market