Travel Shot: Acapulco, Mexico CheapOair Staff February 26, 2010 general View of Acapulco, Mexico from one of its luxury resorts Located less than 200 miles from Mexico City is one of the oldest and most beloved Mexico beach resort towns Acapulco. Made popular nearly 60 years ago by the rich and famous, Acapulco now offers many great attractions for travelers of all financial statuses. Acapulco still boasts a lively nightlife for visitors, with many of them arriving from other Mexican cities. The city is divided into two sections – the north and south. North Acapulco is mostly is considered a more traditional locale where stars of yesteryear vacationed, while the south is dominated by newer high rise condos and luxury 4- and 5-star hotels. For great airfare to Acapulco and other cities in Mexico, check out CheapOair’s daily deals.