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Boating

Acapulco water activities are a great way to enjoy the warm sun, refreshing ocean, and good times. High on the list of water activities is boating. There are many ways to utilize boating ranging from high-end boat cruises to low-key kayaking. Excursions can be arranged with companies from home, your hotel, or directly at the marina.

There are two marinas in Acapulco for boating activities

Acapulco Yacht Club

Acapulco Yacht Club is known locally as, Club de Yates is a private club with 250 berths 15 available for visitors. Some amenities include potable water, electricity, showers and toilets. There is also dry storage and 25 ton travelift. The marina office and area also has mail/message sevice, restaurant, pool, tennis courts, and security.

(01152) 748-23860 or (01152) 748-23870; fax (01152) 748-22836.

The Marina Acapulco

The Marina Acapulco is a smaller marina with the iconic white-washed lighthouse that has water, electricity, toilets, showers, pump-out facility. Conveniently there is also 24 hr security, public phones and also a club with a bar, restaurant, swimming pool, tv room. Marina Acapulco has 70 slips as long as 60 feet.

There are a number of local businesses that rent boats or captain tourist boats. Most of these cruises leave from around Playa Tlacopanocha or Playa Manzanillo near the plaza square or zócalo.

Fiesta & Bonanza

Fiesta & Bonanza has a pool and stern platform that lowers to sea level for swimming in the bay. Here you can get a day cruise, sunset cruise, and midnight cruises.

Palao

This lovely tour takes passengers on a 4-hour tour to the beautiful Roquetta Island where you can enjoy a buffet lunch and open bar. There are two daily cruises that both last 3 and a half hours.  The departure times are 12 noon and 1:30 pm.  It costs $150 dollars. To make reservations, you can call 52.744.482.4313 or go to the dock 20 minutes before departure.

Divers de Mexico

Has a sunset champagne cruise to watch divers jump from the 130 feet cliffs at La Quebrada.

There are many other bay tours to see all the sights of Acapulco . On the northwest side of the bay there are is the lagoon of Coyuca ad tow the southeast there is Tres Palos. Both of these lagoons both offer beautiful mangroves and interesting marine life.

Another popular activity is deep-sea fishing where you’ll catch sailfish, tuna, and red snapper.