What to see in Acapulco, a pretty coastal town in Mexico, located in a beautiful bay and with beaches for every need, from those ideal for surfing to those for contemplating a beautiful sunset over the sea.
Acapulco is located in Mexico on the Pacific coast, in a beautiful bay with a long beach.
A well known tourist destination for holidays, it is a very populated city, with enchanting beaches nearby, famous for the Quebrada, the high cliff from which fans of all spectacular launch themselves.
The city was founded around 1530 and became Mexico's main port on the Pacific during the period of Spanish domination. Until 1765 it represented the only trade route between the Philippines and Spain.
From General Huan Alvarez international airport there is an excellent bus service to many destinations across the country, while a convenient multi-storey car park is available at the Tenente José Azueta port, which is located on the seafront.
Places of remarkable beauty, which are worth going to see, are the Bays of Santa Lucia and Puerto Merqués, the Coyuca Lagoon with its characteristic coconut palms, the island of Los Pàjaros, the Laguna de Tres Palos, the Laguna de Puerto Marqués or the Pueblo Bravo where various water sports are practiced by enthusiasts.
The most famous beaches of Acapulco are the beach of Revolcadero, characterized by high waves often ridden by surf enthusiasts, Condesa beach, famous for the numerous bars and cellars where the major hotels are located, Pie de la Cuesta beach, recommended this last for the beautiful sunsets over the sea.