10 reasons to have fun in Acapulco

Mexico's Acapulco is a diverse destination that offers a diversity of natural attractions, shows, events, gastronomy, and an endless number of activities that will conquer even the most demanding traveler.

10 reasons to have fun in Acapulco
Acapulco. Photo by Føur ✞ Łoko / Unsplash

Acapulco is a diverse destination that offers a diversity of natural attractions, shows, events, gastronomy, and an endless number of activities that will win over even the most demanding traveler. Here are some reasons to enjoy Mexico's most emblematic tourist port.

Escape to the beach

If you are looking for the perfect combination of sun, sand, and sea, the port of Acapulco offers the most spectacular sunsets and a great variety of beach activities for a few days of rest; such as the already classic water sports like jet skiing, water skiing and those that have recently become very popular like windsurfing, flyboarding, aquaflying, aquajump or paddle surfing; activities that you should not miss and that will generate adrenaline.

Goodbye to stress

Disconnect from the hustle and bustle and escape for a weekend to one of the spas that Acapulco offers. Find different relaxation therapies with the application of the best massage and herbal techniques worldwide. With different atmospheres, each spa in Acapulco has its personality and style. Find the best option.

The best flavors of the sea to your palate

Acapulco is undoubtedly synonymous with typical Mexican food, renowned chefs have found inspiration in the port to create new flavors and the most emblematic restaurants continue to conquer new generations with the classic seasoning of the sea. Don't miss the opportunity to try a delicious pozole, Acapulco style ceviche, or fresh fish (a la talla) prepared with an exquisite marinade of a variety of chili peppers. In this beautiful destination, you will enjoy an extraordinary culinary adventure.

Mezcals of Guerrero

Did you know that Guerrero is the second-largest producer of certified mezcal? Take advantage of your vacation and taste one of the country's traditional beverages. Mezcal from Guerrero is characterized by its strong flavor in which the sweetness of the agave predominates. Visit one of the state's mezcal houses, where you will learn about the interesting production process, and don't forget to bring some back!

Remember its history

An escape to Acapulco is not complete without a visit to places in San Diego, such as the majestic historical museum Fort built in 1616 and currently consolidated as one of the most relevant exhibitions of our country, has 12 rooms which house collections related to the trade of the Nao de China.

To the rhythm of the beat

Acapulco's nightlife is one of the most famous in the country and with places as classic as the Baby'O, Palladium, Love, Believe or Mojito will make your visit a unique experience until dawn with the best hits of the moment.

Venue of the best events

Acapulco has become an official venue for various festivals and events of national and international relevance, whether sporting, cultural, or entertainment events, always this beautiful port the agenda will have a variety of options for you to consider in your next stay.


Acapulco's newest attraction promises a great experience for the adventurous at heart. The longest zip line in the world where you can fly over the sea. It is a real adrenaline rush with a dream setting; the beautiful bay of Puerto Marques. It offers to live the intense emotion at 1,800 meters, adrenaline to the maximum flying at 120 km per 100 meters over the sea in the most intrepid way; superman style descent in 4 simultaneous lines to share the adventure.

An escape to Roqueta Island

One of Acapulco's best-kept secrets is the beach of Roqueta Island, a place where you can practice various activities and water sports, such as scuba diving, kayaking, or paddleboarding. This island has a beautiful, quiet beach, called "Palmitas", ideal for those looking to get in touch with nature and enjoy the beauty of the coast of Guerrero. If you visit this island, you can not miss a walk around it to visit the lighthouse and admire the flora and fauna of this place, besides enjoying the extraordinary view of Acapulco Bay or discovering other secret beaches.

The traditional and unique show of the cliff divers of La Quebrada

La Quebrada de Acapulco, an emblematic place, is the scene of one of the most exciting and majestic shows you will find in the world. With a cliff, a view of the Pacific Ocean, and the waves breaking in front of you, you will feel the excitement and adrenaline of the divers from a height of 35 meters to the bottom of the sea with no more than 3 meters deep. The spectacle of the Quebrada is a must for every visitor to Acapulco.