Acapulco, Mexico

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Regional Population: 652,136

Time Zone: America/Mexico_City

Local Currency: MXN

Latitude: 16.85

Longitude: -99.9166667

Nearby Airports: ACA

Much of the experience of Acapulco, Mexico revolves around water. The city serves as a port of call for ships and cruises along the West Coast and to Panama, and its tropical climate attracts tourists year-round.

When the Spanish arrived in Acapulco, they immediately used this bay city as a point from which to explore the rest of the Pacific. Acapulco developed as an important destination for tourists as resorts sprang up in the 20th century.

Easily catch sailfish in the warm waters of Acapulco Bay; take a scuba diving adventure; visit the island of Roqueta on a glass-bottomed boat that provides a clear view of the sea and its inhabitants.

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