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is famous worldwide as a symbol of fun and relaxation.
Located on the Mexican Pacific coast, it enjoys a perfect
tropical climate year round, which makes it the ideal
place for all kinds of daytime and night activities.
The rare combination of its golden beaches and the Sierra
Madre mountains, its tropical forest and lagoons, Mexican
warmth, mysticism and tradition makes for a unique experience
you will remember forever. In
Acapulco you can practice
tennis, golf, bowling, beach volleyball, soccer, squash,
front tennis, diving, waterskiing, fishing, windsurfing,
or take a ride on a wave runner or banana.
You can also watch bullfights, boxing and wrestling.
Important tennis and golf tournaments take place every
year in Acapulco
, as well as a triathlon and five athletic competitions.
alive at night, its nightlife is legendary. No place in
the world can match its dazzling and sophisticated discos,
or its first-class restaurants and entertainment centers.
There is magic in the air. At night, the
Acapulco bay , with its millions
lights reflecting in the water as stars, is one of the
most impressive and romantic sceneries in the world.
The true heart of
Acapulco is also located on its main street, Costera Miguel
Alemán, simply known as La Costera. Wherever you
go during your vacations in
Acapulco (beach, shopping, dinner, or for a drink) you
will end up on La Costera. Most of the major attractions
are on La Costera or very close to it. There is action
and fun going on constantly on La Costera, which makes
it a wonderful place to have lunch, dinner or just watch
what's going on.
The zócalo or main square is a quiet place, under
the shade of giant mango and rubber trees, very close
to the lively heart of
Acapulco . The zócalo is full of ice creams stands
and sidewalk cafes. That´s where you can meet the
locals, as they go to their daily activities. The cathedral
on the zocalo was built in 1930, originallly to be used
for a movie. After the filming ended, the construction
was modified to look as it does now.
Acapulco is also an exciting
city with many centuries of history and culture to discover.
It is a vivid testimony of pre-Columbian times, of the
Conquest, the Independence and
the modern day . The story of
Acapulco is rich with love stories
and pirate adventures. Several blocks south of the zocalo,
the San Diego Fortress was built in the
XVIIIth century to protect the city from pirates´attacks.
It has been well preserved and is now host to a museum
with interesting exhibitions about the history of . It
is an attraction you will find easily.
is a great vacation destination for children. Located
on Playa Icacos on the Costera, the Cici is a waterpark
with slides, dolphin and seals shows, wave pool and
the Sky Coaster, that will make everybody scream. Marine
World is an aquarium and entertainment center with marine
exhibitions, slides, watersports, restaurants and gift
shops. The huge Papagayo park is located on La Costera,
has go-karts, skating rings for skate boards and a lot
of other attractions. The two main shopping malls offer
many attractions such as video games parlors for children
to enjoy while their parents go shopping. A vacation
Acapulco is something your children will never forget.
offers many options as far as beaches are concerned.
During the daytime, all activity takes place on the
Acapulco slogan could be "Party all night and fun
on the beach all day". Although there are many
beaches on the bay, we will mention only a few; but
you can visit all of them if you stay long enough. Many
of the beach restaurants put tables, chairs and sunshades
) right on the sand, so you can enjoy your meal and
drinks directly on the beach.