The place to be for early film stars like John Wayne, Marlon Brando, and some newer ones like Sylvestor Stallone, Demi Moore and even Michael Jackson. All of which have owned homes here.
This western Mexican destination is also home to a popular 80's crime fighting TV series called Acapulco heat.
Today the appeal still exists, hotels and condo's are now lining the bay and tourism is still at a premium. However, most tourists now are residents of Mexico City which is just a couple of hours away. During Christmas many Mexican families visit the city and it is rare to find tourists during this time.