Dive into Guerrero from the Cliffs of La Quebrada in Acapulco

Acapulco, the coastal city in the state of Guerrero was once “the” destination in Mexico, if not the world.  And for some it still remains a must see visit whether for the nostalgia, the beaches and the views of the Bay of Acapulco, or its incredible nightlife. My friends and I did an annual weekend adventure to Acapulco from Mexico City; the highway makes the journey just 4 hours, an easy weekend escape.

One of the must do when visiting Acapulco is the La Quebrada to see the famous cliff diving show. I attended the spectacle three times and on my most recent visit, I attended the show, once broadcasted on ABC’s Wide World of Sports, at night. In this image you can see one of the divers starting his dive. But if you want to dive into Acapulco, I recommend an easier approach with Acapulco’s different dive.

cliffdivers at La Quebrada in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

he is just about to dive

Best Mexico Travel Tips: What To Do in Guerrero, Mexico?

For tourists, the state of Guerrero translates to the triangle of sol (The Triangle of Sun). The three corners are the new revitalized Acapulco, Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo; two coastal towns located next to each other offering resorts and a fishing village, and Taxco; one of the primary mining areas during the colonial period. Taxco, the place famous for its silver was also designated a  National Monument (the town) by Mexico in 1990.

Mexico Location: Where is Guerrero?

The State of Guerrero is located in southwestern Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Michoacán to the north and west, México and Morelos to the north, Puebla to the northeast and Oaxaca to the east.

Stay adventurous, Craig

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  • Arlen

    I never went to Acapulco before in my life but after reading this post I have great desire to see this beautiful city once in my life.