Production Year: 1963 - Music / Performing Arts - Director: Richard Thorpe - Original Language: English - Classification: Universal - Starring: Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress, Paul Lukas, Elsa (On Ciao since: 11/2005)
Advantages: the weather, the people, the area, virtually everything in fact Disadvantages: the beach sellers, the cockroaches, the long flight time from the UK, and a small earthquake.
...Firstly my general rule of thumb about going on holiday is, when choosing a destination it must be somewhere I have not been before, but Acapulco is somewhere I would return to in a heartbeat.
It has to be one of the best holidays I have had in a long time.
Why? I hear you ask.
We booked about 6 weeks before we went so not exactly last minute, but not ages in advance and paid around £750...
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Review of Acapulco (Mexico)
Advantages: Closest beach to Mexico City, donde vivo ahora Disadvantages: It rains a lot this time of year
...So, in a nutshell, Mexico and Spain fought a war of Independence, and 198 years later, I moved to Mexico. Woo! And, for my first Mexican Independence day I decided to leave the big city behind and head to the beach. Acapulco is the nearest beach to Mexico City, so off we went.
~~~ Getting There ~~~
Some people would fly to Acapulco. It takes 45 mins from here, and is quite a civilised way...
Advantages: Great location, kitchenette, 4 swimming pools, free safety deposit box, unbeatable price Disadvantages: Not too many facilities, a basic hotel really, slow lifts
...for me, since I never work Fridays anyway. We decided to go to Acapulco for 3 nights, and through a combination of restricted budget and late booking, ended up staying here.
~~~ Arrival ~~~
We took a should-be-5-hour-but-holiday-traffic-turned-it-int o-6½-hours bus trip from Mexico City and arrived into Acapulco at about 4pm. There are several different bus terminals depending on your company...