Must-see attractions in Central Pacific Coast

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    La Diana

    This statue and roundabout marks the center of Acapulco's strip. Many hotels, restaurants and discos are within a few blocks of it.

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    Playa Hornos

    One of Acapulco's busy beaches along the strip, this can smell a little fishy at its western end from the day's catch.

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    Playa Hornitos

    The central and busy Playa Hornitos is backed by numerous bars and restaurants. The high-rise hotel zone begins here.

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    Playa Manzanillo

    Playa Manzanillo, a small crescent of sand handy for the center, is popular with locals but not especially clean.

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    Playa San Pedrito

    Around a kilometer from the main plaza, this is the closest beach to the old town, but also the dirtiest.

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    Casa Museo Amado Nervo

    Celebrates the life of the preeminent 19th-century Mexican poet Amado Nervo, born here in 1870.

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    Playa Olas Altas

    The handiest beach to the Zona Centro is Playa Olas Altas, just south of the Río Cuale.

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    Playa Condesa

    This central Acapulco beach is backed by high-rise hotels.