Acapulco - An Insider's Guide to the City

Ahoy, and welcome to the Travel Acapulco Guide, the most complete and up-to-date city guide to Acapulco, Mexico. There are three things that you should know about this site:

Acapulco   First, I started this site as a travelogue, so it is based on first-hand experience living in Acapulco (unlike most other sites). Second, it contains raw and honest advice, opinions, reviews, ratings, information and tips for exploring the city. Third and most importantly, I have liked pirates since I was a kid, so I decided to make a pirate theme for the site.

*All photos except those of hotels and realty were taken by me and are copyrighted.

Take the Travel Acapulco Tour

Take a moment to read the two LEGENDS to your right. They explain the rating system and symbols used in the nightlife, restaurants and certain other sections of the site.

For example, I am giving "Parasailing at Night After Nine Tequilas" the following ratings:

(5 is the highest, so far)

Be sure to pay attention to all keys and treasure chests
They usually highlight places or details that you would not otherwise discover as a tourist.

Tips for Planning Your Acapulco Vacation - Hotels, Restaurants, etc.

Quick Tutorial: If you are not sure where to start, you can plan an enjoyable vacation or holiday in Acapulco by visiting the following pages and taking a few notes:

Acapulco Weather - prepare yourself for the tropical climate and pack the right clothes.
Acapulco Map - a quick view of the city for planning your accommodations & activities.
Acapulco Hotels - information & photos for lodging, plus make your reservations online!
Acapulco Resorts - the best, most luxurious places to stay for the ultimate vacation.
Acapulco Beaches - hit the beach during the day and swim, sunbathe, or just relax.
Acapulco Tours - take day trips to the city's landmarks and absorb the Mexican culture.
Acapulco Restaurants - reviews of the best local dining establishments for all budgets.
Acapulco Nightlife - get wild and/or romantic at spectacular discos, bars, and clubs.
Acapulco Real Estate - a realty listing in case you want to buy or rent a home or condo.

Introduction to Acapulco and Other Cities in Mexico

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Acapulco is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico in the state of Guerrero. The local population is around 2 million, but the city feels smaller. It has a modern, international airport. Other cities in Mexico that are central to the country's tourism industry include Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Huatulco, Loreto, Taxco, Cozumel, Ixtapa, Guadalajara, Cuernavaca, Mexico City and many more. For a basic guide to Acapulco and it's history, try Wikipedia's Acapulco.