Acapulco Port FAQ

Acapulco is a popular cruise and non-cruise tourist destination. The port is the destination for tourists sailing between Panama and San Francisco and it offers a panoramic view of the beach with a somewhat circular bay where ships dock (even as early as the 16th century). The port is just walking distance away from the best sites in Acapulco which is known for busy nightlife fun (i.e. dancing and drinking). The port is a favorite of celebrities who love the cuisine, non-stop dancing and glittering hang outs. Considered as a sun and sand destination for great holidays, Acapulco offers activities that you will surely enjoy and will make you come back for more.

1.  What's the Cruise Port Address?

El Teconche

A newly built cruise port located in the downtown area across the street from both the Zocalo (city square) and the Fort of San Diego.

2.  What's the Cruise Port Phone Number?

(52 55) 56-29-88-66 ext. 2690

 3.  What's the Cruise Port Parking Like?

Acapulco port has enough parking spaces in the area.

4.  How do You get to the Cruise Port?

The cruise port is just walking distance from downtown and you can ride a taxi if you are in the center of the town just for $2. It is advisable to have an agreement with the taxi driver as you will find taxis that are not metered.

5. What Cruise Lines Use the Port?

Cruise lines that use the Acapulco port are Cunard Cruise Lines, Sealetter Cruise Lines, Silver Sea Cruise Lines, P & O Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Star Cruises, Princess Cruise Lines and more.

6. What's the Nearest Airport to the Cruise Port?

The nearest airport to Acapulco port is General Juan N Alvarez International Airport (ACA).

7. What Attractions are Near the Cruise Port?

Attractions near the Acapulco port are cliff diving which can be seen in La Quebrada. Also the two ancient historical architecture of El Fuerte de San Diego and Plaza Alvarez are here. The cathedral in Zocalo and non-stop party night life within the vicinity is a center of attraction in Acapulco.

8.  What Hotels are Near the Cruise Port?

You can choose hotels from the luxury to budget hotels in the area. Going downtown, you will find the more affordable bed and breakfast types. The more popular hotels are El Miradore Hotel, Hoteles Los Flamingos, Las Brisas Acapulco Hotel, Fiesta Inn Acapulco and Hotel Club Del Sol Acapulco.

9. What Restaurants and Shops are Near the Cruise Port?

Major restaurants and shopping centers along Costera cruise ship terminals include the Acapulco Plaza Galeria and Plaza Bahia. Restaurants mostly located on the cliffs with a fine view of the port include the Acapulco Mexican Restaurant Y Cantina, Acapulco Lindo Mexican Restaurant, Acapulco Mexican Grill & Cantina, La Casa de Tere and La Mansion. You will surely enjoy a Mexican dining experience in these restaurants and bars.

10. Are ships Docked at the Port, or are Passengers Ferried from the Port to the Ship?

The ships are docked at the port of Acapulco. This makes it very convenient to start enjoying the best that the place can offer.

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