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Acapulco by Vivien Lougheed

This guide focuses on Acapulco and the coastal region south of that city. It is based on our comprehensive 500-page guide to Mexico's Pacific Coast. Warm waves and sunny skies attract the beach crowd with watersports, while volcanoes, mountains and jungles appeal to hikers, naturalists and the culturally curious. Visit a pearl farm in San Carlos, ride a train through Copper Canyon, go crocodile hunting on La Tovara River, surf the big waves at Playa Las Islitas, or visit the village of Ajejic, where DH Lawrence once got inspiration.