Acapulco vacation hotels and lodging range from the vacation resort that once served as a fishing escape for Hollywood stars to the high-rise all inclusive hotels on Acapulco Bay offering luxury dining, sand beaches, and all-night partying.
To shop for lodging on Mexico's Pacific Coast, see the sample resort hotel lodging with photos, room rates, and reviews below.
Acapulco, Pacific Coast Beach Resort, Mexico, Los Flamingos, Flamingo Hotel once home to Tarzan
Acapulco, the Pacific Coast Beach Resort on Mexico's West Coast was retreat to John Wayne, Johnny Wiesmuller (Tarzan), and other Hollywood stars who came to escape to the quiet Pacific Coast resort of the Flamingo Hotel. (pictured right)
Now Acapulco's high rise hotels and the all night party scene attract young visitors and cruise ship passengers alike to historic resort city of Acapulco.
Copacabana Beach resort offers proximity to the golf course, 4 star, Click link for photos and room rates
Playa suites is a two star beach hotel central to the hotel district beaches, Playa del Morro, See photos and room rates
Hotel Las Brisas is situated above the bay with a commanding view of the harbor. Four Star, See photos and room rates
Avalon Excalibur is a family budget hotel Three star. See photos and room rates
Acapulco cliff divers leap from the high cliffs
Acapulco cruise terminal and the fishing, tour and SCUBA dive boats
Acapulco offers beach resort visitors many attractions, including sport fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, and Dorado from the sport fishing fleet located just north of the cruise ship terminal.
Harbor cruises and SCUBA dive boats leave from the same location.
Across the street from the sport fishing fleet you will find the Zocalo, the small main plaza where craft sales often take place and where nearby restaurants offer local seafood.
On the north end of the arcing beach and bay of Acapulco, you find the cruise terminal and the fishing, tour and SCUBA dive boats. On the south end of the bay, you find the high-rise, resort hotels, the restaurants, and beach-side clubs.
Acapulco makes an ideal beach resort vacation year round. There may be two seasons when the resort is most crowded. Christmas and Easter are traditional travel holidays for Mexican families and the proximity of Mexico City to Acapulco ( 240 miles ) means that the beach resorts could be crowded on these two holiday weeks. Mid July into the end of August can also be times of travel for Mexico City vacationers.
The weather in Acapulco is humid and warmest June through September. July and August bring rain showers, high humidity, and 90 degree days.
Year round temperatures average 85f days, 75f nights.
Spring break might be in your planning. Acapulco allows 18 year olds to drink alcohol and the resorts have offered all inclusive packages including performance groups that attract US Spring breakers, usually in late February and all of March.
December through April is high season in Acapulco. Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration. November through May are ideal months for a beach vacation Hurricane season runs August to December.
International flights serve General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (IATA: ACA, ICAO: MMAA) Through Mexico City. From the USA, Atlanta Hartsfield (ATL) offers direct flights. Many other cities offer indirect flights. From Canada direct flight are offered from Toronto and Montreal.
National direct flights serve from Mexico City, Monterrey, Toluca, and Tijuana, Mexico.
Long distance first class buses run along coast road Route 200 and from major cities on the new toll roads that connect all the coastal resorts. From Mazatlan, buses run south to Manzanillo, Puerto Valarta and Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo and then to Acapulco and Puerto Escondido.
First Class buses Estrella Blanca connect to Acapulco from Mexico City.
Estrella Blanca serves first class Futura Buses from Puerto Escondido in 8 hours.
Estrella de Oro first class Buses serve Acapulco from Mexico City Central Sur and Tapo Terminals. Estrella de Oro The websites don't function well enough to book tickets. The buses rarely fill except at Christmas and Easter
Service to Acapulco on Estrella Blanca Futura Bus daily out of Guadalajara and Morelia. Futura Bus
Route 200, the coast road runs through Acapulco. High speed roads connect from Mexico City
or RVers and Long Distance Bike Travelers, Pie de la Cuesta, just north of the city on Route 200 offers camping on over five miles of barrier beach area where you find beach resort campgrounds for tents and RVs. Local buses run every 10-20 minutes from the one main street to the city of Acapulco.
Tour Acapulco with Reliable, friendly, English-speaking cab driver:
Fernando Perez, Tel. 744-115-9345 ; 200 Peso per hour
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