Where to stay around Acapulco?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 199 holiday lettings near Acapulco. From 59 apartments to 47 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Acapulco is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Acapulco?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Acapulco:

  • Costa Azul: 17 holiday homes
  • Las Brisas: 24 holiday homes
  • Joyas De Brisamar: 22 holiday homes
  • Playa Diamante: 78 holiday homes
  • Lomas de Costa Azul: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Acapulco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Acapulco. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sinfonia: 200 holiday lettings
  • Campamento Tortuguero Playa Larga: 188 holiday lettings
  • Tres Vidas Golf Club: 191 holiday lettings
  • Playa de Barra Vieja: 164 holiday lettings
  • Papagayo Beach: 199 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Acapulco listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Acapulco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 59 apartments in Acapulco. Our other popular types of Acapulco holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Acapulco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 142 holiday homes with pool available in Acapulco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental home or villa in Acapulco, Mexico your home away from home

    Acapulco is a city and major sea port on the Pacific coast of Mexico, and an extremely popular tourist destination due to its excellent nightlife and top beaches – making it a direct competitor and more than viable alternative to Cancun, on Mexico’s east coast. The majority of visitors to Acapulco and looking to relax on the beaches during the day and party hard during the night, but Acapulco villas can also be found in quieter, residential areas, which offer a better option for families and couples.

    Things to do in Acapulco, Mexico

    The Four Tops once sang “You’ll be going loco down in Acapulco, if you stay too long”, but with plenty to see and do in the area, that is not necessarily true. The beach is often the first port of call for visitors, with many looking to unwind after a long haul flight.

    Water sports take prominence along the beach, with jet skiing, water skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling all popular. Those wishing to head further out into the waters can sign up for a spot of deep sea fishing or sailing, and there are countless other fun options such as banana boats for those seeking a quick thrill. Water quality has been improved over recent years, thanks to $1 billion of investment.

    The nightlife in the city is loud and goes on throughout the night and well into the next day, with a mixture of US-style and Latin-style bars and clubs to choose from. Acapulco is an extremely popular Spring Break destination, so expect everywhere to be crammed full of partygoers if you visit during this period of the year (March-April).

    Zocalo is the main town square, and a shaded, relaxing place to be during the daytimes. Here you will find the city’s cathedral, a number of fountains, cafes, small restaurants and an altogether more peaceful atmosphere.

    Places to visit on holiday in Acapulco, Mexico

    Those looking to spend some of their holiday outside of Acapulco have a number of options in the nearby area. Just one example is Isla de la Roqueta, a small island just off the coast that can be reached by virtue of a glass-bottomed boat ride. Here you will find a small harbour town, a family beach, restaurants, cafes and a number of well-maintained walking trials.

    Weather in Acapulco, Mexico

    A tropical climate means warm to hot temperatures all year round in Acapulco, with an average high of 31C. The majority of the rainfall comes in small, intense bouts during summer, often during the late evening or nightime, so any time of the year is good for a stay in Acapulco.

    Flights to Acapulco, Mexico

    Acapulco International Airport (ACA) is located 14km outside of the city, but direct flights from the UK are hard to find. Indirect flights can be found from airports such as Manchester, Newcastleand London Heathrow, which change at a variety of locations such as Mexico City International Airport (MEX). Flights to Mexico have become increasingly affordable over the last few years, so shop around for the best deal.

    Activities and attractions in and around Acapulco

    Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Acapulco a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Barco Palao (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Acapulco Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • El Rollo Acapulco (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Campamento Tortuguero Playa Larga (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Acapulco

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, June, May and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Acapulco

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Acapulco is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bahia de Puerto Marques (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Playa Revolcadero (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Reina Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Tamarind Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Tlacopanocha Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Hornos Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)