About the City

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Acapulco is a privileged tourist destination with two splendid bays, Santa Lucía and Puerto Marquéz, which have an impressive natural beauty with cliffs, amazing beaches for all kinds of swimmers, all surrounded by exotic tropical.

Geographic location

The city is the county seat and it's approximately 385 kilometers south of Mexico City and 133 kilometers from Chilpancingo, the state capital of Guerrero.


The weather is tropic warm-humid with sunny skies the better part of the year. July and August are the hottest months. The rainy season begins in June and ends in October. Winter in the city is barely humid; the vegetation is lowland jungle. The median annual temperature is a maximum of 33° C and minimum of 22° C.

Acapulco has three high seasons: the first one is from January to April, (including Holy Week, Mexican Spring Break); the second one is the summer season, from July to August; the third one is winter season, starting the second week of December. During these seasons the rates for hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues vary.


Acapulco can be described as an important coastal trade port, located on the Pacific coastline, on the western side of the natural bay of Acapulco. It is one the world's most visited tourist destination, and it offers variety, fun and lots of entertainment.

Related sites of interest

  • Government of Guerrero
  • Acapulco Conventions and Visitors' Office