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Acapulco (Officially: Acapulco de Juárez) is more than a well known name of a beach resort; Acapulco is a world recognized Mexican paradise, a jewel on the Pacific Ocean. Acapulco is situated just 326 Km from Mexico City and is oneAcapulco Mexico of the top tourist destinies in the country. Acapulco has been well known as a traveler's crossroads for at least a millennium. Its name is a Nahuatl word, meaning "plain of dense reeds". It is a port of call for shipping and cruising lines running between Panama and San Francisco, California, USA. Acapulco is located on a deep, semi-circular bay half a mile wide, between the shore line and the lofty mountains. There is great natural beauty in the surroundings; mountains render the access to the town, though not difficult to access particularly since the construction of a 2-km-long tunnel to the waterfront from the hinterland in the 1990s. An earlier effort to admit the cooling sea breezes by cutting through the mountains a passage called the Abra de San Nicolas had some beneficial effect. In Acapulco there are great beaches, the water is always warm, and the sun always shines....
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Cliff diving in Acapulco

Attractions in Acapulco

Apart from just the beach, Acapulco's best known island Roqueta, is a great attraction which is typically reached by transparent-bottom motor boats. No visit to Acapulco is complete without watching the cliff divers perform their impressive jumps into the shallow stream of water of dangerous tides of La Quebrada...
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Acapulco Activities

Acapulco Parasailing
Acapulco has activities for anyone who enjoys sun and ocean. As in Cancun, water sports such as water skiing, para-sailing, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, sailing and snorkeling excursions are available in many price ranges amongst the picturesque coastal waters. The Sierra Madre del Sur range is a steep mountain making it perfect for hiking....
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Acapulco Restaurants

Acapulco Food
Acapulco is, of course, known for its seafood specialties and fish and shellfish combination dishes, as well as it's amazing 4 & 5 star restaurants. The city of Acapulco has more restaurants than any other Mexican resort, just because of its size....
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Acapulco Lodging

Acapulco Hotels
Being that Acapulco is a major resort town it offers visitor all the services necessaries to have a great vacation. From top of the line hotels to spas and resorts. The Diamante area, the newest part of Acapulco, is where you can find luxury hotels and mansions, many of which are “all inclusive”...
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