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Known for its nightlife, beaches, golf, and cliff divers, Acapulco is a great place to visit while on a cruise of Mexico's Pacific coast.
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Cruises to Acapulco

Acapulco is a beautiful beach resort town on the Pacific coast of Mexico. The vibrant city once served as a fashionable hotspot for celebrities such as Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor. It now remains a popular cruise destination because of its pristine beaches, lively nightlife, gorgeous golf courses, and so much more. If you’re looking for a fun vacation as a tropical paradise, then Acapulco may be the perfect cruise destination for you.

There is a fabulous choice of cruise lines with departures to Acapulco! Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania Cruises are the most popular cruise lines that offer voyages to Acapulco, and there are also luxury cruise lines (Regent Seven Sea Cruises and Silversea Cruises) with sailings available. The weather is warm year-round, but there's typically less rain from November through May.

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Destinations for Cruises to Acapulco

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes Acapulco. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Pricing listed above is per person, based on double occupancy in the least expensive accommodations available, is subject to change, and may not reflect the most recent pricing (as pricing gets updated throughout the day). Prices may not reflect discounts and special promotions that you may qualify for. Go to the Category selection step of the online booking process to view the live pricing and latest offers. Taxes, fees, and port expenses are additional (and are displayed on the Search Results step (and the steps that follow it) in the online booking process.

Cruise Lines with Cruises to Acapulco

The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to Acapulco. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit Acapulco:

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

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Luxury Cruise Lines

When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.

On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.

All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 19 (1,936 - 4,266 Guests)
  • Freestyle Cruising
  • Award-Winning Entertainment
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Oceania Cruises
  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 7 (684 - 1,250 Guests)
  • Gourmet Cuisine
  • Country Club Casual
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Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Luxury Cruise Line
  • Ships: 5 (490 - 750 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive, Ultra-Luxury
  • Enrichment Programs
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Silversea Cruises
  • Luxury / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 14 (100 - 728 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive
  • All-Suite Accommodations
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Things to do in Acapulco

Here are some of the fantastic attractions in Acapulco, along with a brief description:

♦ Beaches

Acapulco is renowned for its many picturesque beaches. Take in stunning views, crystal-clear waters, and golden sand at popular resort beaches such as Playa Condesa and Playa Tamarindos located along the Acapulco Bay. There are also plenty of opportunities to enjoy various water-sport activities such as parasailing, motor-boating, and more.

♦ Nightlife

Previously a fashionable spot for Hollywood celebrities, Acapulco is home to various nightclubs and bars. There's no shortage of parties and fun after a day of relaxation in the sun.

♦ Cliff Divers

Acapulco's illustrious cliff divers are a must-see during your vacation! Established in 1934, and later popularized in the Elvis Presley film Fun in Acapulco, the La Quebrada Cliff Divers perform daily shows where they daringly leap head-first into wavy waters more than 130 feet deep. After witnessing this stunning feat, there are also plenty of restaurants and things to do in the surrounding Old Acapulco area.

Average Monthly Weather for Acapulco


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