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What to Do in Acapulco: Must See Attractions

Acapulco Attractions

Ready for some fun in Acapulco? With Expedia.com to help you every step of the way, you're sure to discover plenty of attractions in Acapulco. Acapulco is a tourist and local favorite drawing visitors from all ends of the globe. If it's sunshine, sand, and sea you are looking for on your list of Acapulco activities, look no further. You'll never run out of things to do in Acapulco.

Acapulco tours should include all of the must-see places on the map. Get ready for Acapulco excursions, which will take your breath away and leave you begging for more. Drift along the Coyuca Lagoon or catch the dramatic cliff divers, which Elvis-lovers will remember from the film, "Fun in Acapulco." One of the best spots near this Mexican treasure is Taxco, a colonial location for amazing finds when it comes to silver jewelry. Shop, visit the Santa Prisca Cathedral, and be sure to have some local cuisine before returning to Acapulco.

Acapulco is all about enjoying the water and Expedia.com can take you there. From yachting, to scuba diving and fishing charters, there is a little bit of everything for everyone. Don't forget to hit the beach, sit back, and lounge the day away. You'll no longer have any more cares or worries when you let the power of Acapulco work its wonders on you.

Looking for some more of the area's culture? The Capilla de la Paz, or Chapel of Paz, is marked by a giant, white cross drawing the eye to this interesting site. The Mural Diego Rivera is an amazing piece of art on a wall in the old part of the city. Visit the Fuerte de San Diego for a peek at a Spanish fortress dating back to the 18th century.

As a top destination for a getaway, Acapulco has it all when it comes to wonderful accommodations sure to suit your preferences and budget. Expedia.com has all of the best discounts available at the click of a button. It's time to pack your bags and say, “Adios!”

Things to Do in Acapulco with Kids

There are loads of fun activities to do with your kids in and around Acapulco. Keep everyone happy with our family friendly experiences.

Free Things to Do in Acapulco

Traveling on a budget in Acapulco? Spend time, not cash, on fantastic experiences.

Casa de Mascara (House of Masks) - Bring the entire family and set out on an intriguing adventure through history with each other.

Mural Diego Rivera - If you want to learn more about the artistic and cultural side of the area, make sure you stop by.

Zocalo - This buzzing location is much loved by both locals and tourists.

Mercado Centro - Set aside some time to have a look at this place of local importance.

La Catedral - Gain an insight into the local religion at this place of worship.

Tlacopanocha Beach - Get stuck into a good book or listen to a popular playlist while you're basking in the sun.

La Quebrada Cliffs - Appreciate the stark difference between busy city life and nature's beauty at this special place.

Reina Park - Organize a picnic and enjoy a relaxing walk around the interesting plants.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Acapulco

Costera Acapulco

Costera Acapulco is beloved for its stunning beaches. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Condesa Beach and Diana the Huntress.

Playa Diamante

When in Playa Diamante, you can plan a visit to Forum de Mundo Imperial and Playa Revolcadero, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Las Playas

While visiting Las Playas, you might make a stop by sights like Playa Caletilla and Playas Caleta.

Granjas del Marqués

While there might not be top attractions in Granjas del Marqués, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Playa Revolcadero and Majahua Beach.

Playa Guitarrón

While visiting Playa Guitarrón, you might make a stop by sights like Icacos Beach and El Veladero National Park.

Joyas De Brisamar

Though Joyas De Brisamar might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Icacos Beach and El Rollo Acapulco.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Acapulco on a sunny day?

A Coyuca with turtles liberation is a fun way to explore your surrounds and soak up the sun's rays.

What is Acapulco famous for?

Take a family happy snap at La Quebrada Cliffs — it's an iconic local attraction.

What should I not miss in Acapulco?

Give yourself plenty of time to explore leading sights like Playa Revolcadero and Bahia de Puerto Marques.

Are there cheap things to do in Acapulco?

A Aventura en Kayaks y senderismo en Islote El Morro guarantees a great time without costing a bundle.

What can you do in Acapulco for free?

You'll hardly have time to take your wallet out of your pocket with so many great free attractions:

  • La Quebrada Cliffs
  • Playa Revolcadero
  • Bahia de Puerto Marques
  • Condesa Beach