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Acapulco, Mexico

As one of Mexico's oldest coastal tourist destinations, Acapulco has much to offer both tourist and traveller. Shop, swim or simply take a siesta on the beach. But be sure not to miss the legendary La Quebrada cliff divers.


  • Port Name & Location
    Terminal Martima De Acapulco
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "where's the bathroom?" in Spanish: "donde esta el bano?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Mexican Peso (MXN)
    Local crafts, souvenirs, clothing and textiles.
    • Famous For
      Don't miss the fearless cliff divers of La Quebrada, a tourist attraction since 1934. Watch as they plunge from heights up to 115 feet into a narrow ocean cove.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Visit nearby Taxco, a charming town teeming with perfectly preserved colonial architecture and renowned for its silver since the 16th century.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Fort San Diego offers stunning views of the bay. Dating back to 1616, the pentagonal fort was built to protect Spanish trade between the Philippines and Mexico.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Stroll the Zócalo, the tree-lined main square in the old colonial quarter of town. The Byzantine-style cathedral on the north side was originally a movie set.


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