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La Roqueta Island (Isla de La Roqueta)
La Roqueta Island (Isla de La Roqueta)

La Roqueta Island (Isla de La Roqueta)

Playa Caleta, Muelle, Caleta, Mexico

The Basics

La Roqueta can be visited independently or on a sightseeing tour of Acapulco. Most travelers arrive as part of a snorkeling or kayaking tour that includes hotel or port pickup and drop-off. Tours typically include free time to relax on the beach and explore the island.

There’s also a hiking tour and a popular sunset or moonlight yacht cruise to consider. Glass-bottom boat rides take visitors to see a submerged bronze statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Acapulco

star-4
Recommend!
Savannah_W, Apr. 2022
La Roqueta Island Snorkeling Tour from Acapulco
Was a great snorkeling trip, fun host, good music, freedom to explore. The website stated they would have drinks and snacks but they did not. They let us grab snacks and drinks across the street to bring on board. Unexpected but still worked out well. The shuttle picked us up at Pierre mundo and was very professional and clean. Would recommend. La Roqueta was very pretty!
star-5
friendly staff, service was all inclusive
Paulina_V, Mar. 2022
La Roqueta Island Snorkeling Tour from Acapulco
Hilario and Enrique were great tours, very attentive and friendly. Hilario even went down to get some starfishes, sea sponges etc so that we could see them up close .
star-4
Good tour
Jay, Feb. 2021
.Private La Roqueta Island Hiking & Snorkeling & Beach Brake - Lunch & Drinks
Jose our tour guide was excellent he took us to a couple of places along the way very knowledgeable. I recommend this tour
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The island offers little shade, so remember to bring sunscreen and a hat or sunglasses.

  • Snorkeling gear and kayaks are available to rent.

  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking over uneven surfaces, especially if you plan to make use of the trail network.

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How to Get There

The quickest way to La Roqueta is by speedboat from Caleta and Caletilla beaches; boats leave every 20 minutes and the ride takes about 10 minutes. Travelers can also opt for a slightly longer (and more scenic) option, which includes a ride on a glass-bottom boat.

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When to Get There

The best time to visit Acapulco is in winter, when humidity is low. Other times of the year are less crowded. Spring and fall strike a nice balance between pleasant weather and manageable crowds. Expect wet weather with higher than average humidity during rainy season (June through October).

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Hiking on La Roqueta Island

While many come to La Roqueta to snorkel, kayak, and lounge on the beach, its hiking trails are also worth exploring. Popular easy hikes take visitors along lush jungle trails up to the lighthouse, the island’s highest point, and to different lookout points around the island for beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and Acapulco Bay.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are the nearest attractions to La Roqueta Island (Isla de La Roqueta)?
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Attractions near La Roqueta Island (Isla de La Roqueta):
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What else should I know about attractions in Acapulco?
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