Venture into Acapulco to witness the non-stop revelry of this exciting city. Ask an authorized cab from the property to take you down La Costera Main Street, where you can walk teeming with hotels, restaurants, bars, and even a 24 hours bungee jumping. Cross this street and make a stop for gifts and souvenirs shopping at the wide variety of alternatives that the city offers.
If you are interested in knowing the traditional Acapulco, you can ask an authorized cab from the hotel to take you down town or book a tour in the travel agency located at the property. The Zócalo or town square, a tree ringed area perfect for people watching and escaping the hubbub of the nearby markets, shops and food stands. From there, you can spot the distinctive onion shaped domes of the Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Cathedral, which was built in 1930 for a movie and set now a prominent catholic church. If you like old movies, check out the celebrated Los Flamingos Hotel, decorated with photos of the many celebrities who have stayed or even married there. You can visit the home built for Johnny Weissmuller, who fell in love with the destination while filming his Tarzán “jungle” scenes.
One of the places you must visit is Fort San Diego. Its purpose was to protect the valuable harbour, which was the continent’s gateway to Asia in the 17th and 18th Century. Nowadays, it houses Acapulco’s historical Museum. Make sure you do not miss the spectacular daring leaps of the divers from the cliff of La Quebrada, who have been taking the plunge off dangerous precipices into shallow waters since mid 1930’s. You can also book a tour with the Travel Agency located at the resort.