Acapulco guide and Medical Tourism hospital

Acapulco it’s a port full of history, traditions, and energy. This city is one of the most iconic beach destination in Mexico for its stunning sunsets, great weather all year, beaches, and affordable medical services.
Local weather: 26.58 °C
The port of Acapulco compromises of three neighborhoods, the Old Acapulco, Golden zone, and Diamond zone. The most popular area is the Golden zone where most beachfront hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and shopping areas are located. Each zone offers a unique experience, beaches, historical attractions, and luxury accommodations that will meet everyone's taste.

One of the main attractions and something you can’t miss is La Quebrada, where local cliff divers jump into a cove from 130 feet high, performing stunts for tourists, this is a tradition that has been around since 1930.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
Top medical specialists in Acapulco
Otolaryngology

Acapulco general information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F.
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-8526-2561
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Embassy of Canada in Mexico
Schiller 529, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11580 Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-5724-7900
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-55-5724-7900
Safety tips
Acapulco is a very popular tourist destination. Tourist attractions and resorts are safe to explore and walk. We recommend following the same common-sense precautions you would take while visiting any other city.
Arriving by air
The Acapulco International Airport receives both domestic and international flights. The airport offers ground transportation services to the city and surrounding areas, also, for your convenience, you can find rental car companies.
Common flights to Acapulco, Gro. (Approx.)
Queretaro - 1:05 hrs.
Guadalajara - 1:20 hrs.
Mexico City - 1:09 hrs.
Tijuana - 3:30 hrs.
Monterrey - 1:50 hrs.
How to move around the city
Acapulco has affordable public transportation that will take you to most touristic areas. You can take a bus service or request a taxi from licensed sites.
Where to stay?
Acapulco has many hotels and motels with prices ranging from $30 - $80 USD per night.
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Additional information
Acapulco attractions
La Quebrada
Fuerte San Diego
Capilla de la Paz
El Zócalo
Playa Caleta
Barra Vieja
Places you can drive from Acapulco (Approx.)
Las Peñitas - 87.7 miles
Punta Maldonado - 143 miles
Taxco - 152 miles
Zihuatanejo - 158 miles
Cuernavaca - 190 miles
Mexico City - 236 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Lateral view of La Quebrada
Front view of Fuerte San Diego
View from Capilla de la Paz
Events
Events for medical tourism in Acapulco
Feria Acapulco
Fair
Date: Between December and January
Venue: Centro de Convenciones
Events for medical tourism in Acapulco
Acatrina Fest
Day of the Dead festival
Date: November 1 - 2
Venue: Varies per event
Events for medical tourism in Acapulco
Trópico Acapulco
Music festival
Date: December
Venue: Pierre Mundo Imperial
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.