With a rich nautical history dating back to the sixteenth century, Acapulco’s port is located in a deep semi-circular bay. The city stretches five miles along the beach, dotted with marinas hosting yachts and other small watercrafts.
How to Get to Acapulco
The main square of Acapulco is a five-minute walk from the cruise terminal. Access between the town and inland is via a four-lane road through a tunnel and over the mountains bordering Acapulco.
One Day in Acapulco
To get the most out of your time in Acapulco, try a City Tour
. You’ll learn about Acapulco’s colorful history as a go-to spot for many of the world’s elite. Or experience the acrobatic feats of Acapulco’s famous and fearless Cliff Divers
from the comfort of the luxurious La Perla Restaurant. Nature appreciators will love the Coyuca Lagoon
. Its lush vegetation and picturesque views have inspired its feature in many famous films.
The official language of Mexico is Spanish, though most tourist-oriented businesses in Acapulco will have English interpreters. The official currency is the Peso, though many shops will accept US Dollars. A plethora of international ATM’s are conveniently located. The Acapulco cruise terminal is notoriously ugly, but don’t let that discourage you. Once outside, there is plenty to see and do!