This statue and roundabout marks the center of Acapulco's strip. Many hotels, restaurants and discos are within a few blocks of it.
- LLa Diana
- PPlaya 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.
- PPlaya Hornitos
The central and busy Playa Hornitos is backed by numerous bars and restaurants. The high-rise hotel zone begins here.
- PPlaya Manzanillo
Playa Manzanillo, a small crescent of sand handy for the center, is popular with locals but not especially clean.
- PPlaya San Pedrito
Around a kilometer from the main plaza, this is the closest beach to the old town, but also the dirtiest.
- CCasa Museo Amado Nervo
Celebrates the life of the preeminent 19th-century Mexican poet Amado Nervo, born here in 1870.
- PPlaya Olas Altas
The handiest beach to the Zona Centro is Playa Olas Altas, just south of the Río Cuale.
- PPlaya Condesa
This central Acapulco beach is backed by high-rise hotels.
- MMonumento al Pescador
This large waterfront statue is a local landmark.