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Colors of Acapulco - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Zocalo de Acapulco Acapulco is a generally recognized Mexican paradise and the pearl of the Pacific Ocean. The center of Acapulco is the Old Town with ancient buildings around the main square. The area of ​​Diamante is famous for its fashionable resorts, private houses, and villas. Thanks to the magnificent tropical climate, the resort is popular with tourists all year round. Enjoy it during the honeymoon, on vacation with family or friends, or during a business trip. You will be amazed by the amazing combination of golden beaches and the Sierra Madre mountains, tropical jungles, and lagoons. Mexican warmth, mysticism, and local traditions will make an unforgettable impression.
Acapulco has a decent selection of luxury hotels, each of which has its attractive features. Fiesta Americana Villas Acapulco is situated in lively Condesa, near the beach and numerous … Open
Residents of Acapulco are distinguished by amazing set talents: they are great dancers, musicians, singers and even acrobats. Locals are friendly and gladly demonstrate their skills to tourists and will appreciate if you admire their creativity and share a festive mood. Shortly, do not hesitate and start dancing, singing together with them! Despite the love for celebrations, the residents of Acapulco know the measures for alcoholic beverages. The appearance in a public place in a state of intoxication is a sign of bad manners and discourtesy. If you are going to visit the indigenous people, it's worth to buy modest gifts. Women are usually given a bouquet of flowers and for men expensive tobacco or good wine.
Most holidays in the country fall in November-December, and if you come at this time, you will surely catch a show in a couple of weeks. On November 1-2, in Acapulco as well as all over Mexico, people celebrate the Dia de los Muertos - a holiday dedicated to the memory of the dead. During these two days, the residents visit relatives' cemeteries, arrange picnics and dances. Wafers, chocolates, and ornaments in the form of crucifixes, skulls are sold everywhere in the city. The main symbols of the holiday are the papier-mâché skeletons and "deadly" makeup on the face of local residents. But the main aim of this festival is a serious tradition of honoring the dead, so the departed find immortality, as long as they are remembered by living descendants and relatives. If you are planning a trip to Acapulco during this time, then it definitely will be a pleasant addition to the trip. Copyright
Acapulco accommodation sphere is notable because of its wonderful villas and guest houses. In some of them the ambience has remained unchanged for many decades. Villa Vista Hermosa is full … Open
Another must-visit event here is the Acapulco Carnival, which is, first of all, a stylish holiday for those who are lucky in business and who is smiling at destiny. This is a celebration of a prosperous human spirit. For every fan of cinematography, it is crucial to check out the FICA Film Festival, which is held in Acapulco annually. Those who prefer sports event must visit the AMT Tennis Tournament, which is one of the most prestigious sports events in Latin America. This event is visited by representatives of various well-known trademarks and famous celebrities. The tennis tournament is held in Acapulco on the courts of the Fairmont Acapulco Princess Complex with a primer. On the first Friday of March, all the shamans and magus of Mexico gather in the town of Katemaco, Acapulco located at the same lake in Veracruz. Hundreds of white and black magicians, shamans, sorcerers, and visionaries hold their rituals here and organize small fair for the sale of amulets. Regardless of whether these rituals will help, one thing is certain - you will plunge into the atmosphere of magic.
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Another interesting tradition is the formality of greeting and saying goodbye to friends. Mexicans will hug and shake hand with every good friend met, repeating the same at parting. The same tradition applies to relatives. Women usually shake hands when they meet, while good friends kiss each other on one cheek. Familiar men and women can hug each other at the meeting. Most Mexicans are constantly holding their phones. Even dining with friends they do not turn off the sound and put the phone on the table to be ready to answer every message or call. … Open
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