I think there are a lot of people that read the forum but never post. I was thinking that maybe if they read our experiences it might get them to consider Acapulco for there next Vacation.
The first time I came to Acapulco was with my future wife. She had been many times and kept telling me how wonderful it was and how much she loved it. I did take her to the Mayan Rivera where we stayed at an all inclusive. I wanted to take her to Acapulco but I couldn't get reasonable airfare. It was OK but I could tell my girlfriend was not that impressed. So the following February I was introduced to Acapulco.
When the plane landed we walked down the stairs and took a bus to the terminal and customs. I was impressed with warm weather and the the drivers were so friendly.
We were staying at a little Mexican hotel a couple of blocks from the Zocolo. We were greeted like we were long lost family and I felt like I was part of the family. We had a small veranda and I could get the maid's attention and she would bring me coffee.
The Birthday surprise at Paradise Restaurant. The Huachinango a la Talla at El Pulpo restaurant in Bonfil. The Bull Fight.
In short the people, the weather, the food and the ambiance.
Why do I keep coming back. All of the above plus finding new things to do every time. New experiences. New friends. Did you know there is an American Legion post in Acapulco? They meet at Restaurant Bocana Beach by the Papagyo. For the Vets you can go to the American Legion web site and contact them for meeting dates and times plus there events. They do fund raisers for the orphanages in Acapulco.
Bottom line I love Acapulco and will return every chance I get. I have been coming since 2004 and even worked from Acapulco for a month in 2009. It's always like coming home.