Sunset in Acapulco

Best things to do in Acapulco in Winter

See what are the best things to do in Acapulco in winter. If you are planning a trip this season to this Mexican city, then know that there are some tours and attractions that cannot be left out of your itinerary there. So, follow this text to the end and stay on top of 7 of them. Have fun in the cold weather in Mexico.

Acapulco in winter

After reading this article, check out our tips about how to save a lot of money on your trip to Acapulco. It is the most accessed article on our blog and will help you a lot with all the trip planning. There are several unmissable tips that will save you A LOT of cash and set up your entire trip to Acapulco.

Winter at Diego Rivera’s Murals at Exekatlkalli in Acapulco

The first tip for tours to enjoy in the winter in Acapulco is what can be done to see the Murals of Diego Rivera at Exekatlkalli. For art lovers, this tour will be indescribable. That’s because, there, you’ll come across a series of paintings and works of art displayed on the wall of this museum – all of them made by the Mexican painter and Frida Khalo’s husband.

Murals of Diego Rivera in Acapulco

To better understand the context: when he went to Acapulco to recover from cancer, he spent time at his friend’s house (art collector Dolores Olmedo). There, he painted several walls, which today are appreciated by visitors from all over the world in a beautiful museum! A great alternative to the milder temperatures of Acapulco!

Winter at the Zócalo in Acapulco

Another alternative to enjoy the chill of Acapulco is an unpretentious tour of the Zócalo. Located in the oldest part of the city, this is a mega traditional square there. Regarding what to do in the locality, the options are: having a cappuccino in its delicious cafes, resting in the shade of the trees in the region, eating traditional Mexican cuisine in one of the establishments in the area, walking etc. This contact with the past of a destination city abroad is a delight. Enjoy!

Zócalo in Acapulco

Winter at Papagayo Park in Acapulco

The third suggestion that cannot be left out of your winter itinerary in Acapulco is the Papagayo Park. Considered a very beautiful park with a lot of green area, it is possible to find: 3 artificial lakes, skating rink, aviary, tours, space shuttle replicas, gift shops, food stalls etc. The kids usually love the tour and have a lot of fun. And, the cool thing is that it can be visited both when temperatures are higher and lower there.

Papagayo Park in Acapulco

Winter at Fort of San Diego and Acapulco Historical Museum in Acapulco

Another option for the best things to do in Acapulco in winter is a more cultural tour to enjoy there. So our next tip is the Fort of San Diego and Acapulco Historical Museum. The first is the largest marine fortress in the Pacific Ocean, existing since 1916 and being found on top of a hill. The second is located inside the Fort and houses a series of incredible historical documents and articles. Both are super old and deserve your visit, whatever the season you choose.

Acapulco Historical Museum at Fort of San Diego in Acapulco

Winter at La Quebrada in Acapulco

Continuing this guide to the best things to do in Acapulco in winter, be sure to also review this one, which is one of the city’s postcards, the beautiful La Quebrada. For those who still don’t know what it is, La Quebrada is a cliff, super famous, where people perform a series of jumps into the sea. For you to get a sense of the adrenaline, there, the distance between the top of the attraction and the maritime region is about 45 meters high. Crazy, isn’t it?

La Quebrada in Acapulco

The cool thing, though, is that there are 5 performances daily, including nightly options, which you’ll see spiked jumpers with flaming torches and much more. And, if you still have some time, don’t forget to check out these events at the viewpoint in the town and at the Club La Perla.

Winter in a restaurant in Acapulco

Going to the end of this text about the best things to do in Acapulco in winter, don’t forget to include in your schedule some very tasty restaurant. There are many wonderful establishments there, ranging from the most traditional and quiet to the most fashionable. Whatever your tourist profile, know that some of our recommendations  in this city are: Tony’s, ZIBU, Paititi del Mar etc. Also read the article about tourist attractions in Acapulco – with great tips and suggestions for your itinerary!

ZIBU Restaurant in Acapulco

Winter in a bar in Acapulco

And, the last must-see tip for the best things to do in Acapulco in winter is a visit to one of the city’s bars. After all, there’s nothing better than a good Mexican tequila to combine this season’s mild climate, do you agree? So here are some indications from them, which, for us, do justice to this combination: Mojito Acapulco, Sunset Bar Acapulco, Mc Carthy’s Irish Pub, Hopbier Pub Acapulco and Britannia English Pub. All of those that we mentioned are excellent, they serve people who go there very well and they have a lot of variety in everything! It is worth it.

Tequila in Acapulco

How to use your cell phone in Acapulco

Being able to use the Internet from your cell phone in Acapulco is very worthwhile. The tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping malls and beaches have great applications. In addition, you save by not having to rent a GPS for the car with the rental company, you can search the addresses and times of the places, see the weather forecast to plan for the tours and beaches, stay connected with everyone through applications and post your photos of Acapulco on social networks.

Woman using cell phone on the beach

If you want, see all our tips to use your cell phone in Acapulco. It’s super cheap and you’ll be able to use your cell phone all day and anywhere. And, you can also search all about the best things to do in Acapulco in Winter for when you’re there.

Important tips to enjoy much more your trip to Acapulco

Now that we have given you all the tips about the best things to do in Acapulco in Winter, here are some more suggestions that will make your trip even better. Acapulco is not a big city, but its tourist spots and beaches are concentrated in some regions, so being well located makes all the difference. If you haven’t already booked your hotel, be sure to check out our article Where to stay in Acapulco, with tips from the best regions and also how to get a great hotel at a great price (and find all inclusive hotels and resorts on sale).

Golden Zone in Acapulco

Another good tip is that many people think it is not worthwhile to rent a car in Acapulco, but it all depends on how your trip will be. If you are staying at the hotel every day, it really is not worth it. But, if you are going on tours, want to go to shopping malls and tourist spots, they are all a little bit apart and the car is great for getting around.

Even in the hotel zone that has everything there, the distance between the points is great, and without the car you need to take a taxi or public bus. With the car, you have more comfort and freedom, not to mention the economy, because with the value of the transport that you will spend from the airport to the hotel and vice versa, you have already paid the rent of a car for almost 5 days. If you want to know all the tips on the subject and how to get incredible prices, see our full article about how to rent a car in Acapulco.

Travel car rental service

Don’t forget about travel insurance to Acapulco

Another tip is to not forget to take international travel insurance to Acapulco, as it is very important and no one should leave the country without one. If you want, read our article about travel insurance for Acapulco and see tips on how to get good insurance at an incredible price. It is super cheap and very worth it.

Where to buy the cheapest tickets for tours and tourist attractions in Acapulco

A good suggestion to save money is to buy tickets, tours and excursions in advance online. It costs a lot less and you don’t waste time in lines there in Acapulco. We have done a lot of research and the site that always has the best prices is this Acapulco tickets website. They are the biggest tours tickets website in the world.

Acapulco Beach

The unmissable tours that cannot be left out of your trip in any way are: the excursion to Isla Mujeres, excursion to X-Caret or Xel-Há (two incredible natural parks), the Coco Bongo party and the excursion to Chichén Itzá, which is one of the seven wonders of the world. It also has the swim with dolphins which is incredible. Virtually all tours pick you up at your hotel and drop you back there.

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