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Top 11 Hotels in Acapulco, Mexico

Acapulco is one of the top tourist destinations in Mexico for travelers interested in beaches, watersports, and great food. The city’s popularity dates back to the 1950s, and Acapulco has been regaining its popularity with some of that same fabulous glitz and glamour. If you could use a real vacation getaway, this is a top choice. To ensure a comfortable and memorable stay, consider one of these hotels and resorts for your trip to Acapulco.

Hotel Encanto Pool at Hotel Encanto
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Hotel Encanto

The accommodations at Hotel Encanto create a sense of well-being and celebrate the natural beauty of the sea, sky, and sand. There are lavish suites and villas available, and all of the rooms here have private terraces and views of the sea and bay. You’ll also love dining here to enjoy organically grown ingredients, fresh seafood, seasonal menus, and farm-to-table products. This trendy hotel also has a spa with closed and open cabanas, women’s and men’s steam cabins, a mixed Jacuzzi, gym, and relaxation area. The hotel can also host wedding ceremonies on the upper terrace overlooking the Pacific, as well as your meetings, conferences, and retreats.

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Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués

The Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués is a AAA Five Diamond luxury resort that has an Asian vibe and is built on high cliffs in the Diamond Zone of Acapulco. It’s in a private gated community and has a great spa, villa accommodations, and world-class cuisine. People travel here for business, romantic getaways, and wedding celebrations. When you’re staying here, you can do a tequila and mezcal tasting, play a game on the Tres Vidas Golf Course, join a yoga class, work out at the gym, and take a cooking class. Other facilities include a pool and BBQ. The hotel offers package deals for travelers and is about 25 minutes by car from both the airport and downtown Acapulco. The beach is less than a 10-minute drive away.

Mayan Palace at Vidanta Acapulco Pool at Mayan Palace at Vidanta Acapulco
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Mayan Palace at Vidanta Acapulco

Mayan Palace at Vidanta Acapulco is part of the Vidanta collection of luxury resorts and offers accommodations next to the beach, pool, and golf course. There are multiple accommodation options at this family-friendly Acapulco resort, including a master room, one-bedroom suite, and a two-bedroom suite. The suites here have their own kitchens, private balconies, living rooms, and lots of amenities. You’ll also enjoy the various pools here, including the golf pool and lazy river that wraps around the golf pool. The playa pool has Jacuzzis throughout the area and awesome views, the golf aqua park is an ideal place for kids to splash and play, and the beach club is a charming pool area for lounging and relaxing.

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Palacio Mundo Imperial

Located in the Riviera Diamante district of Acapulco, Palacio Mundo Imperial has beautiful rooms and suites for your oceanfront luxury vacation. This is also home to the Expo Mundo Imperial convention center, the Forum Mundo Imperial entertainment area, and the Mundo Imperial Promenade outdoor esplanade with restaurants and music venues. It’s just 1.5 miles from the airport and between the Pacific Ocean and Lake Papagayo. The resort also has multiple restaurants and outdoor pools as well as a volleyball court, tennis courts, and an outdoor amphitheater for concerts. The concierge can set you up with outdoor adventures in the area too. This is a family-friendly destination that has a supervised program for children, while Turtle Dunes is an 18-hole golf course designed by Tripp Davis.

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Quinta Real Acapulco

Quinta Real Acapulco is a top-rated hotel in the Zona Diamante part of Acapulco that has been on the local hospitality scene since 1998. It’s on an 80-foot hillside on the Punta Diamante beach and is a great choice for both couples and families with kids. The spa offers massages, the pool is relaxing, and Buenavista Restaurant offers delicious Mexican and international cuisine. There’s a lobby bar for cocktails too. Nearby, you can check out La Quebrada where daredevils jump off an 80-foot cliff and dive into the water. You’ll be less than 15 minutes from the airport when staying here.

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Fiesta Americana Villas Acapulco

Another option is to stay in the Condesa district of Acapulco and book a guestroom or suite at Fiesta Americana Villas Acapulco. It has a couple of pools, a gym, and a kids’ club to keep little ones entertained during the day. There are several restaurants and bars onsite for easing dining and drinking options. Couples especially enjoy staying at this hotel, although families with kids are definitely welcome here too. If you’re looking for a quieter stay, request an ocean-facing room on an upper floor because some other rooms experience more street traffic and noise from the nightlife scene.

Camino Real Diamante Beach at Camino Real Diamante
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Camino Real Diamante

Camino Real Diamante is a five-star beach hotel in the Diamante area and situated on 80-acre grounds that overlook the Puerto Marques Bay. There are three outdoor pools here, as well as a fitness center, full-service spa, complimentary Wi-Fi, room service, and a kids’ club for families traveling with kids. Many of the rooms here have private balconies and bay views. Check out La Vela and La Huerta for onsite dining. The hotel also has a business center, 24-hour room service, and luggage storage.

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Las Brisas Acapulco

Las Brisas Acapulco has individual casitas that have private or semi-private pools for an ultimate romantic getaway. There are multiple restaurants and bar options onsite. There’s also a beach club with a bar in the freshwater pool and two saltwater pools. Other fun activities to do when you stay here include renting one of the famous white and pink jeeps, riding on the 39-foot catamaran to see the sights while you enjoy cocktails and snacks, and treating yourself to a pampering treatment at the on-site spa. There’s also a fully equipped gym to keep up with your workouts.

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The Grand Mayan Acapulco at Vidanta Acapulco

The Grand Mayan is another Vidanta luxury resort in Acapulco and one that has spacious private rooms and a lazy river. You can enjoy Mexican cuisine specialties with onsite dining and treat yourself to a manicure, facial, massage, or other beauty treatment at the spa. There’s a golf course at Vidanta Acapulco in the Punta Diamante tourist zone, making this an ideal golfer’s destination. This is an 18-hole 6,156-yard golf course that has a modern design and is a pleasure to walk. The pool here has been recently renovated and features a poolside bar and activity stand nearby. There’s also a lazy river that winds its way around the resort.

Dreams Acapulco Resort & Spa Room at Dreams Acapulco Resort & Spa
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Dreams Acapulco Resort & Spa

Dreams Acapulco Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive luxury resort option that has a long list of on-site dining establishments, 24-hour room service, and multiple bars and lounges. There’s a kids’ club for children ages three to 12 and a teens club for youth ages 13 to 17. Parents will love the luxe spa, where you can treat yourself to a little pampering.

Hotel Elcano Acapulco Hotel Elcano Acapulco
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Hotel Elcano Acapulco

Travelers enjoy staying at Hotel Elcano Acapulco as well, which has spacious rooms across 10 floors. The pool area has Jacuzzis, a children’s area, underwater music, and sunbathing areas. Other perks of staying here are free Wi-Fi, medical service, a business center, free parking, babysitting service, and laundry and dry-cleaning services for guests.

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