|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£241|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£241|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£362|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£362|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£220|
Back in the 1950s, Mexico’s premier beach resort – the 'Pearl of the Pacific’ as Acapulco was known as - drew in everyone from Hollywood hotshots to European royalty. Even John F. Kennedy came here for his honeymoon! Whilst Acapulco may have tamed down a bit, the glorious beaches, sweeping bay views and hedonistic nightlife ensure visitors keep coming.
Winter and spring are generally the best times to enjoy holidays in Acapulco as this is when the weather is at its most agreeable. Travellers who are thinking of visiting in November and December (when humidity is at its peak) or between June and October (when rainfall is at its highest) will likely need to complement their beach time with excursions to some of the city's highly regarded museums and galleries. Whatever the season, no direct flights operate between the UK and Acapulco so British travellers need to transit via another city. Once in Acapulco, getting around is easy as the area is well served by a reliable and efficient bus and tram system. The time in Acapulco is six hours behind the UK (GMT-6).
Acapulco’s main attraction is undoubtedly the glorious beaches which fringe the 11 kilometre long Bahía de Acapulco (The Bay). The bars, clubs, restaurants and hotels which line ‘La Costera’ (the avenue that runs parallel to the beach) offer every conceivable form of hospitality and entertainment so visitors needn't venture far from the beaches whenever they feel like taking a break from the sun. Visitors who like the idea of spending some time in the shade will find the insightful Acapulco History Museum and the slightly quirky Sergio Bustamante Gallery to be well worth a visit.