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Let´s go to the beach ... No more to say when it comes Acapulco.
From the hotel zone of Playa Icacos, central Countess, Pichilingue exclusivity to the comfort of Punta Diamante, Acapulco's beaches are world renowned for addressing the needs of its visitors.
If you think maybe Acapulco are party nights, friends, and a little beach destrampe. But the bay is also actually a familiar place made for children of all ages.
We speak, for example, Cici Water Park, located in the Golden Zone.'s Not just in pools: is a site seal and dolphin shows, with wave pools, water slides, waterfalls, slides and games for the entire family can have fun. Imagine the smile when your children will swim with a dolphin and then everything will be clear. And if the slides are not extreme enough, there are sports that will draw them not only a smile that will last weeks, but that will happen is the pump.Acapulco Because not only is the classic "banana" or the "parachutes", is about all water skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, bodyboarding, windsurfing, skimboarding, and sport is causing sensation: Paddle Surfing (no need to move from the bay to enjoy it, because you can practice in Icacos beach, next to Cici).
For more relaxing family entertainment, Papagayo Park is a great choice. Not only because it is located in the city center and is the main green lung of Acapulco, but because there you will find bike paths, pools, sports courts, a lagoon, theater and playground.
Even a walk around the bay can have a touch of culture you want to give your children (or yourself). For example, you can go to the Museum of Fort San Diego to hear how this site was built in 1616 the Mexican repelled pirate attacks during the time of the Nao de China or how it was used in battle by the War of Independence.
Bay of Santa Lucia
The spectacular Acapulco Bay or Bay of Santa Lucia, is a natural harbor framed by the mountains of the Sierra Madre del Sur and compete in natural beauty with the bays of Rio de Janeiro and Hong Kong. A Road descends from the high cliffs of the southern part of the bay and becomes Avenida Costera Miguel Aleman, better known as "coastal" and is the heart of the hotel strip and location of the endless nightlife, restaurants, shops and most of the hotels."La Costera" continues north along the bay to the Traditional Acapulco, where they are located picturesque places like the Zocalo and the Cathedral of Our Lady of Solitude, the Fort of San Diego and various special seafoodrestaurants.
Located on the road to the airport on Playa Bonfil, approximately 27 miles from Acapulco, this beach has several kilometers long, popular with residents and visitors, is surrounded ta small restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious fish size or well rent a horse, an ATV or a walk appreciating a beautiful sunset.
Caleta and Caletilla
They are located in the Caleta in Acapulco called Traditional. These beaches became the center of entertainment and amusement of both national and movie stars of international cinema during the 50's and 60's. They are naturally sheltered by the island of Roqueta prevents currents of the Pacific Ocean, giving these beaches feature gentle waves and shallow, ideal for families, divides an islet where the Magico Mundo Marino.
Located on the road to Barra Vieja behind the airport, this beautiful beach has spaces ideal for walking or riding and for lovers of strong emotions can about their great surfing waves.
Additionally it is a very renowned and admired for its excellent seafood restaurants where you can enjoy the famous fish size.
This is a large bay surrounded by mountains covered with tropical vegetation, beautiful beaches seat that let you enjoy the gentle ocean waves. Among the highlights are the beaches of Puerto Marques, and Majahua Pichilingue, ideal for water skiing, sailing and fishing.
This bay retains its rustic to the seashore. Though tends to be lost by the grandeur of the neighboring Bay of Santa Lucia, this is combined as the bay and its southern peninsula is the site of new developments and resorts of Punta Diamond, like Hotel Banyan Tree.
Pie de la Cuesta
This beach is known internationally for its spectacular sunsets.
It is located 10 km northwest of Acapulco on the road to Zihuatanejo. Due to its location on the ocean is open sea, so the waves tend to be exceptionally strong and tumultuous. He has great length and a width of 60-80 meters of fine sand is light brown. Sometimes, it becomes a normal route of whales and dolphins, making this beach a perfect setting, perfect for admiring the famous sunset. It has numerous restaurants and several hotels. It is a starting point for tours of the Laguna de Coyuca. The place is home to some surfing events.
Given this beach are the Fairmont Acapulco Princess and Fairmont Pierre Marques.
Its location on the Pacific Ocean is straightforward, so the waves are strong and continuous, like a hangover, so caution is advised before entering these waters.
It stretches over several kilometers this unique beach, perfect for contemplating the majesty of the ocean.
The cuisine is very diverse, ranging from the traditional Guerrero and seafood to international cuisine, in addition to the special atmosphere that provides each location. Most restaurants are open air and many have spectacular views of Acapulco Bay.
Shopping is excellent, whether in the various stores American-style malls, or in markets filled with folklore center and variety of items to offer. Acapulco has everything for any visitor!
To satisfy since most luxurious taste to the most traditional
The glamor and luxury, Acapulco has it for you with its commercial offering of exclusive boutiques designed to cater to the most demanding customer.
Acapulco is a delight for shoppers. Choose from modern malls or stroll along the coast to buy souvenirs, explore the busy municipal market or shopping arcades on lodging.
In the harbor there are large number and variety of shops and malls open their doors to suit the tastes and needs of every visitor purchase.
La Gran Plaza
La Gran Plaza is perhaps the most spacious mall Acapulco.'s Also an entertainment center and has a large area of different types of food. Entire covered area has air conditioning and is divided into six seats on two levels. are distributed around the shops and boutiques. You will find every type of shop, such as pharmacies, electronics, and travel agencies to Telcel center that provides customer service. flagship store in La Gran Plaza is "factories of France,"considered one of the best in high quality clothing and household goods. Besides shops La Gran Plaza has an area of theaters, a casino slot machines both as Bingo, and the famous "Recorcholis" a playground for all specially designed for children.
Inside the Great Plaza are two popular restaurants, VIPS and El Porton, where you can enjoy some food, good conversation and a little rest after shopping. During the holiday season La Gran Plaza organizes entertainment events totally free, to visitors, in an area specially packaged managing such events.
Location: Av Costera Miguel Alemán no. 1632
Tel: (744) 486 6478/79
(744) 486 4444
La Gran Plaza Costera 125 (antes Plaza Bahia)
Bay Plaza (located on the side of the bay on the Costera Alemán) has four shopping areas. Entire square is comfortably equipped with air conditioning. Boutiques in this Mall offer you shoes, jewelry, sporting goods, utensils home and all the furniture of very good quality. Plaza Bay features an elegant restaurant serving Lebanese. Within the building is also a movie theater and a bowling alley, which has a place for betting on sporting events, a bar, and a huge TV screen. There is also a fast food area. Most stores are open from 10 am to 10 pm. The bowling and cinema remain open later.
Location: Av Costera Miguel Alemán No.125
Tel: (744) 485 6315/485 6939/92
(744) 485 6588
Plaza Galerias Diana
Diana is a sensational Galleries shopping center located next to the roundabout and across from the Diana Hotel Emporio. This shopping center opened in 2005. Diana Galleries Within one can find many small boutiques and shopswith novelty items. There are also stores important American and European chains like Zara, Nine West, Puma, and C & A. On the ground floor in the office is a branch of Starbucks Coffee. On the top floor is "Cinepolis," an elegant concept of VIP cinemas, with bar service and food with comfortable leather armchairs, apart from the theaters. Galleries Diana also has a huge room of video slot machines, especially designed for children. For adults there is a casino slot machines and bingo. The restaurant "Palace" of the renowned Mexican chain operates Iron Palace restaurant and a gift shop are located both on the ground floor. A branch of Burger King and other Applebee's is located on the first floor. Leaving the square right next to the restaurant is located Fisher's. The park is located in the basement of the mall.
Location: Av Costera Miguel Alemán no. 1926
Tel: (744) 481 4021/481 4023
La Isla Shopping Village
La Isla Shopping Village is the new mega mall in Acapulco, which opened in 2008 in the Diamond Zone port, just 2 minutes from the airport. Features water fountains, outdoor cafes, a channel navigation around it, movie theaters and many of the best clothing brands in the world, La Isla Acapulco has nothing to envy to the great commercial centers of Los Angeles or other U.S. cities. La Isla Acapulco welcomes visitors with much more than shopping options: there you will find entertainment, fashion, consumer centers and gambling.
Location: Bulevar de las Naciones, 1813, Acapulco, Guerrero 39900
Tel: (744) 462-1962
In Acapulco there are large number and variety of shops and craft markets where you can find everything from the most sophisticated artworks up items and sweets, to traditional designs created with seafood as snails and shells, of course not may be missing tamarind candy and other sweets of the region. Among others are the Dalia Market, the Market Craft Market Parazaly of Diana.
Plaza Condesa is a small group of shops located on the opposite side of the bay on the Costera Miguel Aleman, opposite the Hotel Fiesta Americana. The little stores have all kinds of sunscreens and blockers, two clothing boutiques and local fashion which draw local copies.
Location: Av Costera Miguel Aleman # 116, Stone Picuda, Acapulco, Gro.
Plaza Marbella is a varied where to shop as well as some very interesting places to eat. Previously called Square Restaurant Oblivion since Oblivion is there. The shopping area is partially outdoor and indoor part, designed and decorated in a Mediterranean style, is located on the side of the bay on the Costera Miguel Aleman. In Marbella Plaza find beautiful views of the bay and the sea. "AcaMall" as it is sometimes called one small shop selling clothes located at the entrance of the square appears to be a continuation of this. It has a sporting goods store, Marti, Tommy Hilfiger shop and beachwear shop AcaJoe several other shopping options.
Location: Costera Miguel Aleman S / N, La Glorieta Diana, Acapulco, Gro.
Acapulco is the place to get in touch with nature.
Big natural beauties are concentrated in Acapulco: from the beach to the mangrove, the bay offers an experience close to nature you can not miss.
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