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The Best Nightlife In Acapulco

Destination & Tourism | Acapulco | Lisa Iannucci | June 22, 2016

The Best Nightlife In Acapulco

PHOTO: The party is always on in Acapulco. (Photo courtesy of Acapulco Destination Marketing Office)

Acapulco has been known as one of Mexico’s most popular beach resorts over the years. It’s the place where Elizabeth Taylor once got married and John and Jackie Kennedy spent their honeymoon in the 1950s.

But this isn’t your father’s Acapulco.

If you are heading to Acapulco for a little rest and relaxation – or maybe a wedding and a honeymoon – head on over to these happening hot spots when you are done with your day in the sun.

Palladium: The Palladium is located on Las Brisas Hillside, and towers over all other venues in Acapulco. The view from inside makes you feel like you are being suspended in midair. The 160-foot glass windows provide a spectacular view of Acapulco bay. Get your dancing shoes on and listen to the sounds of the famous DJs that stop by and spin some tunes, including Danny Tenaglia, Nick Warren and Steve Lawler. This is an incredibly popular, and sometimes incredibly crowded, venue, so be sure to have a back-up plan if you are heading out for some nighttime adventures.

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Baby O’s: Oh baby, this venue has been around for almost 40 years and still provides an excellent place to get your groove going. It’s been popular with visitors and has special guests too, including Bono from U2, Mick Jagger and Sylvester Stallone. The venue is located in the Golden Zone of Acapulco and its spectacle of lights and state-of-the-art audio equipment makes it one of the best clubs to hit up on your vacation.

Mojito Acapulco: Come on shake your body and have a night on the town at Mojito Acapulco. The club is known for its salsa music and live bands. Bring your friends to this Costera Avenue hot spot and enjoy a few drinks – how about a Mojito at Mojito’s. Costera is home to many of the night life spots and the party town gets going from happy hour until dawn.

Paradise Beach Club – This is an excellent venue space equipped for any type of event. They have a wide area that can hold up 400 guests and is surrounded by beautiful swimming pools and gardens. If you are planning on a large event – birthday, wedding or other celebration, this might be a great night spot.

Sunset Bar: This patio style bar at Las Brisas has a perfect sunset view and great drinks for those who want a little – and we mean just a little – more subdued nightlife. 

For more information on Acapulco, Mexico Tourism Board

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