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Divers Show and Luxury Dinner in Acapulco
"You'll be transferred from your hotel to Bella Vista restaurant at Las Brisas Acapulco hotel. This restaurant is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner and it's located on an ample terrace at the high level of the hotel so you can enjoy a delicious di you'll be taken to La Quebrada. This impressive cliff with 112 feet of height is where brave natives perform an amazing diving spectacle. The real challenge is finding the exact moment to jump. You will enjoy the Cliff Divers show from La Perla at El Mir you'll be transferred back to your hotel.See dinner menu below: FIRST COURSE (Choose one):Cesar Salad French Onion Soup Au Gratin or Thai ShrimpsMAIN COURSE (Choose one):Smoked Salmon or Beef Fillet with Hoisin SauceDESSERT (Choose one):Pistacho Creme Bruleé or Tiramisu""""Envision a succulent alfresco dinner overlooking the beautiful Santa Lucía Bay in one of the most exclusive restaurants in Acapulco; Bella Vista located in Las Brisas Hotel. The next stop is at La Quebrada
From $110.00
"Acapulco City Tour: Divers
Divers - Chapel of Peace - Baby Turtle Release Acapulco For All City Tour"Your knowledgeable and friendly tour guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel if in your hotel is in the bay area and or at the Golf Club House of the Acapulco Princess Hotel if in the Diamond Sector. Once on board the excursion will head to The Vallarino Turtle Camp where after a short but very complete explanation of their mission in the camp you will proceed to help release every one of the turtles into the ocean. Then the tour will head to Las Brisas residential area the most exclusive neighborhood in town where you will pay a visit of 30 minutes always in company of your guide
From $38.00
Cliff Diver Show and Dinner in Acapulco
"Enjoy a fantastic show at the traditional Mirador Hote and enjoy dinner at la Perla Restaurant which is built on the terrace from where you can watch the cliff divers show at night. The La Quebrada Cliff Divers are a group of professional high based in Acapulco Mexico. They perform daily shows for the public which involve diving 35 metres (115 ft) from the cliffs of La Quebrada into the sea below. The depth of water in the ""Gulch"" can vary from 6 to 16 feet depending on the waves with an average depth of 12 feet. Timing is crucial for the divers. During the night they often hold torches while diving. Acapulco cliff diving was regularly featured on weekend sports television programming in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s when the USA high diving team competed with the La Quebrada cliff divers annually ""
From $57.00

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Scenic Sunsets & Sunrises in Acapulco

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*The Sunrises and Sunsets in Acapulco are amazing, especially overlooking the beach & bay

*If you have a chance, grab a seat, relax and enjoy the view.

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Jul 23, 2007


*You can rent Jetskis for about $40 USD for 30 minutes.

*Sometimes when things are slow you can negotiate it down to $30, especially if more than one person is trying to talk you into renting one

*If you've never rented one in Acapulco, I suggest you do. It's a lot of fun while getting a chance to see the entire Bay

*Most fun when renting with others in you group!

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Jul 23, 2007

Pool and beach at the Hyatt.

You can use the pool and beach at the Hyatt even if you are not staying there!

We stayed at a friends home while in Acapulco so we paid about $10 each to use these facilities. The fee includes a beach chair and umbrella for shade.
The great thing is that when you buy lunch at the hotel, they reimburse you for your fee.
There is also a $15 deposit for towel use that you will get back upon return of the towel.

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Feb 10, 2007

Barra de Coyuca

Not too far from Acapulco, you can find Barra de Coyuca. This place is pretty much a spot in which the sea, river of Coyuca, and a lagoon meet. You can rent a boat for $20 to give you a ride. The driver can also stop by Polita's place where you can get mud facials. This lady is very famous among Mexican celebrities. Once your trip is over you can stay at one of the restaurants in the area. On one side of the restaurant you have the lagoon and on the other the beach. You can relax in one of the hammocks and watch the sunset or you can go horseriding (I was charged $10), if you look foreign they will try to charge you at least $20 so bargain!!!!! If you decide to go for a swim on the ocean, be careful as it is open sea. On Barra de Coyuca there are two places to visit to participate in the release of turtles back to the ocean.

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Jan 07, 2007
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Do nothing in Pie de la Cuesta

Pie de la Cuesta is locates 15 minutes away from the center of Acapulco. It's an excellent place to stay if you want to rest during the day and party during the night!
Even on high season, you won't find many tourists nor locals on the beach. Lots of small hotels and "posadas" are located on the beach, and you can hang out at the pool, drinking beer or "coco loco", while you enjoy an amazing sunset on the ocean!

Nov 17, 2006

Beach time!

Acapulco is like any other beach resort in the world. It reminded me of Nice in France - very comercialised with exaggerated prices, crowds of tourists on the street, people bathing in the sun and in the ocean on the ocean, vivid nightlife with bars, restaurants and clubs.

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Mar 22, 2006

The Beach

There are two reasons that you are in Acapulco. You're there for booze and the beach. Hang out on the golden sands of Acapulco and take in some water sports. There are tons of vendors around to bother you so take them as you will. Keep in mind that even though there are lots of hotels around, the beaches are public.

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Aug 26, 2005

Just chill...

Go to a bar by the sea, the view is good. In this bar, particularly, there is a bungee-jump from which you can fall until you touch this swimming pool.
The view from the top of the tower of the bungee jump is lovely! You can see not only the beach, but also the city itself. For obvious reasons, no cameras are allowed up there! =)

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Jul 17, 2005

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The beaches are clean and most of them have sands.
The sand you'll find in Acapulco is very different from the one you find in Mexican Atlantic Coast: it's thick and brown. It may be a little more difficult to walk around but not unpleasant at all.

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Jul 17, 2005

Barra Vieja beach

Go to eat to BARRA VIEJA, a place which is only a few miles away from Acapulco (about 27-30 kilometers south east from Acapulco, to be more precise and according to most of the sources I got my info from) and where you can have some DELICIOUS and fresh sea food. The "mojarra a la talla" (local fish cooked with a special condiment) and the "picaditas" (plain tortilla with beans, onion & cheese and hot sauce if you like it, YUMMY) are the specialties there and they're GORGEOUS!

However, when going to eat there, please be careful to ask for the price of the meal before you eat it! More details in my Tourist Traps section!

Besides the great meals you can have there, Barra Vieja is located on a 'virgin' beach, away from the crowds and pretty clean and lonely (it's not on the bay so it's open ocean, you gotta be careful), perfect to spend a relaxing afternoon watching at the sunset or sleeping on a hammock...

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May 15, 2005

A day of fun and relaxing

Go one day to the beach of Puerto Marquez. For me this was one of the most typical and nicest beaches in Acapulco. I was there in low season and I had a great day. We rented a jetski and enjoyed the nice views. The fish restaurants on the beach offer nice seafooddishes and the all atmosphere is very Mexican.

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Dec 28, 2004

Go for a walk on the beach!

Whenever you visit a seaside resort, don't just stay within the perimeter of your compound. This very much applies in Acapulco! There are so many beautiful beaches here.

The main beach in downtown Acapulco is alright but it is narrow and usually very crowded. South of Acapulco is Puerto Marquez, and old fishing village. The beach here is nicer and has the advantage of having dozens of seaside restaurants next door. Further south is the gorgeous Diamond Beach (pictured here) but accessibility may be difficult if you're not staying at one of hotels/resorts in the vicinity.

Be sure to take your shoes off and let your toes snuggle into the soft, warm sand.

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May 15, 2004

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Mayan Palace

Myan can take a day trip there, it's wonderful. Actually you can stay here too but it's far from town, if you are going to spend the majority of your time hanging at the hotel then this...
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