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.
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
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.
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 the United States:
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
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.
Date: Between December and January
Venue: Centro de Convenciones
Day of the Dead festival
Date: November 1 - 2
Venue: Varies per event
Venue: Pierre Mundo Imperial
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.