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Acapulco Map and Points of Interest

See points of interest on the Acapulco map below. Click on a marker to find out what's located there.

Cruise Dock (Terminal Maritima)
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Cruise ships will dock at the pier in Old Acapulco. Just a few blocks to the west is the city center of Old Acapulco. The bay beachfront is a short walk to the east.

The cruise terminal is small with an Internet station, restrooms and a few souvenir shops.


Convention Center
Av. Costera Miguel Alemán no.1, Col. Icacos, 39860 Acapulco de Juárez, GRO, Mexico
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This center has several theaters, houses, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and famous events.

La Quebrada
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Cliff Divers at La Quebrada offer an impressive show as they dive from great heights.

The show began way back in 1934 and divers continue to dazzle audiences today.

The divers jump from heights of 25-35 meters and plummet into a narrow ocean cove.

Capilla de la Paz
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Tourists visit this religious site located on a hillside 1200 feet above sea level.

The "Chapel of Peace" is a modern chapel, most recognized by its large 130 feet cross.

El Fuerte de San Diego
Hornitos s/n, Centro, 39300 Acapulco
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This is a military museum that shows an interesting history of Acapulco. It is located inside an 18th century Spanish fortress and is sometimes used for parties and gatherings.

Palma Sola Archaeological Site
La Mona 17, Independencia, 39510 Acapulco
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Palma Sola is one of twelve petroglyph sites in Acapulco. It is located deep in the forest and dates back to 200 BC.


Pie de la Cuesta
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This resort town has a yellow sand beach that stretches for miles on end. There is plenty of room to play sports and sunbathe, but the waters can get rough.

Playa Langosta
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Also known as "Narrow Beach", this thin stretch of shoreline sits in between two large cliffs.

Playa Langosta is a favorite spot for those that seek to avoid the masses.

Icacos Beach
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This is a big beach in the Golden Zone of Acapulco. Jet ski rentals can be found up and down the beach for visitors to ride the waves.

Playa Bonfil
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Surfers flock to this beach where the waves are called "regional classics". The surf is fast and strong and the bottom of the ocean is sandy. This beach is best reached by car.