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Acapulco is a city and major sea port in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 300 km southwest of Mexico City. Acapulco is located on a deep, semi-circular bay. It is a port of call for shipping and cruising lines running between Panama and San Francisco, California, USA. .

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» Acapulco's Zocalo

Acapulco's Zocalo

The heart of any Spanish Colonial city is the central plaza, or Zócalo, and the ancient port town of Acapulco - despite its several modern facelifts - is no exception. The swirl of activity, the live music on weekends, the vendors selling every sort of cheap (and some very nice) souvenirs are all here, mixing and mingling with tourists and locals relaxing in the shade. Like all central plazas, Acapulco's Zócalo is presided over by a Catholic church …

» Coyuca Lagoon

Coyuca Lagoon

Eager for an escape into untamed nature, just 10 kilometers (6 miles) from bustling Acapulco? Cruise north toward peaceful Coyuca Lagoon, a world away from the high-rise hotels and crowded beaches. The freshwater lagoon spreads across some 72 square kilometers (28 square miles), and is particularly important for migrating birds. As your boat slides past the lush jungled shore - featured in movies such as Rambo, Tarzan, and The African Queen …

» La Quebrada Cliff Divers

La Quebrada Cliff Divers

Acapulco's iconic attraction, made famous in Elvis flicks, Ray Austen stunts, and every cheerfully scrawled holiday postcard sent home ever since, are La Quebrada Cliff Divers. Beginning in the 1920s, these brave young men and women began leaping for the crowds some 45 craggy meters (150 terrifying feet) into a wave-crashed inlet just 4 meters (13 feet) deep. And that's if they time it just right. The ritual begins with a prayer at the shrine to La Virgen de Guadalupe …

» Taxco


High in the rugged mountains, the city of Taxco de Alarcon was once an isolated Spanish stronghold. It is known for the mines producing rich, gleaming silver, and generations of artisans who create some of Mexico's most beautiful jewelry. Culture lovers will enjoy the baroque facade and soaring interior of 18th century Catedral de Santa Prisca, while active travelers will enjoy hiking to waterfalls and mountaintops around town …



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Maybe it's the romantic history of spice ships and pirates; maybe it's the golden beaches, tropical jungles and lagoons; or perhaps it's the high-rise hotels, glittery nightlife and famous cliff-divers that have made Acapulco the foremost resort town in Mexico. Acapulco's weather is close to perfect all year round …

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Going Loco, in Acapulco - that's what visitors of the beach resort come to do. And if you're into that kind of thing, it's a perfect place to do it. There are great beaches, the water is always warm, and the sun always shines. When the sun doesn't shine there is nightlife until the sun comes back up again …

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