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Jardin Botanico de Acapulco

Drive a few minutes outside of Acapulco and surround yourself with nature at this lush tropical garden in the Sierra Madre Mountains. 

Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life at Jardin Botanico de Acapulco (Acapulco Botanical Garden). Relax in a tropical oasis in the Southern Sierra Madre Mountains. Enjoy pleasant scenery as you learn about the area’s plant and animal life.

Find a variety of native plants in the garden. Explore a network of meticulously maintained paths that snake through palms, flowering and fruit trees, ferns and more. Note the unique variety of hardwood trees, including the severely endangered Peltogyne Mexicana, fittingly nicknamed purpleheart for its richly colored and highly attractive heartwood.

Walk among towering granite boulders and past gently babbling brooks. You’ll find many places to rest. Stop to gaze around and appreciate your surroundings in a shady enclave or make use of one of the many benches throughout the garden.

Watch for the animals residing in Acapulco Botanical Garden. Hear and see birds ranging from colorful parrots to muted pheasants. Spot iguanas, lizards and snakes slithering in the underbrush. If you’re lucky, you might see an opossum or a raccoon.

Although it feels a world away, Acapulco Botanical Garden is just a 10-minute drive from Acapulco. Conveniently transition back and forth between the serene garden and the popular beaches in the city’s touristy Golden Zone.

Note that because of its mountainous environment, Acapulco Botanical Garden has a tropical climate that is a bit different from surrounding Acapulco. Its rainy season is during the summer. Expect warm temperatures and humid conditions throughout the year when you plan what to wear.

The garden has no restaurants or refreshment stands. Bring your own drink and a snack to enjoy as you explore, but otherwise stroll to Acapulco itself for a full meal.

Visit the Acapulco Botanical Garden any day between dawn and dusk. There is an admission fee which you pay at the entry gate.


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Villa Azul - 7 Habitaciones

Villa Azul - 7 Habitaciones

Vereda del Sol 12, Acapulco
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Acapulco, this villa is within 3 mi (5 km) of Botanical Gardens of Acapulco, Naval History Museum, and Chapel of Peace. Casa de la Cultura and El Rollo Acapulco are also within 3 mi (5 km).

£41
Grand Hotel Acapulco

Grand Hotel Acapulco

Costera Miguel Aleman 1, Acapulco
3.7
of 5, from 265 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Gardens and umbrella-dotted sundecks surround this hotel facing Acapulco Bay; inside, the hotel offers an Orthodox synagogue, Mikveh Tevila, Shabbat elevator, and kosher restaurant.

Villa Veronica

Villa Veronica

Vereda Náutica 30, Acapulco
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this villa is within 3 mi (5 km) of Botanical Gardens of Acapulco, Chapel of Peace, and Naval History Museum. Casa de la Cultura and El Rollo Acapulco are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Villa Ladomar - Las Brisas Guitarron - Incredible Bay View!

Villa Ladomar - Las Brisas Guitarron - Incredible Bay View!

14 Calle Balcones de Luna, Acapulco
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the waterfront, this villa is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Botanical Gardens of Acapulco and within 3 mi (5 km) of Naval History Museum and Casa de la Cultura. El Rollo Acapulco and Chapel of Peace are also within 3 mi (5 km).

£125
Las Brisas Acapulco

Las Brisas Acapulco

Carretera Escenica, 5255, Acapulco
4.6
of 5, from 647 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Located on a verdant hillside overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Acapulco Bay, Las Brisas Acapulco is hidden among 40 acres of hibiscus gardens, exuding a sense of secluded elegance in this exclusive vacation destination.

£122
Park Royal Acapulco All Inclusive Family Beach Resort

Park Royal Acapulco All Inclusive Family Beach Resort

Av. Costera Guitarrón, No. 110, Acapulco
3.5
of 5, from 202 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Terraced along a green hillside in a fashionable residential district overlooking Acapulco Bay, this villa-style hotel with a secluded beach is a 15-minute drive to downtown Acapulco.

Villa Lontananza - 5 Habitaciones

Villa Lontananza - 5 Habitaciones

Avenida Buena Vista No. 71, Acapulco
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Las Brisas, this villa is within 3 mi (5 km) of Chapel of Peace, Capilla Del Atardecer, and Botanical Gardens of Acapulco. Bahia de Puerto Marques and Playa Revolcadero are also within 6 mi (10 km).

£160
Casa Arabesque

Casa Arabesque

Casa Portanova Guitarron S/N, Acapulco
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Acapulco, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Botanical Gardens of Acapulco, Naval History Museum, and Casa de la Cultura. El Rollo Acapulco and Chapel of Peace are also within 3 mi (5 km).