Besides the sun, celebrated nightlife and attractions, Acapulco is equally known for its delectable culinary offerings. Now, with a number of hotels offering new culinary experiences, dining isn't the only way to enjoy Acapulco's gastronomic offerings. From tequila tasting events to cooking classes, the following select Acapulco hotels offer interactive culinary activities to entice savvy travelers.
Guests of Hotel Boca Chica, one of the destination's top boutique hotels, can learn true sushi techniques from a master. As part of the resort's sushi class, chef Keisuke Harada teaches guests the proper way to prepare a variety of sushi dishes, which can even be served in the resort's Palapa Restaurant. Classes are available to hotel guests only and require pre-booking with the concierge. Visit www.hotel-bocachica.com.
At the Grand Mayan Acapulco, guests have the option to learn about and enjoy tequila how it was meant to be experienced. Once per week, guests are guided by the resort's resident Tequilier on the proper sipping techniques and how to identify different qualities and varieties of the spirit. Tastings are available on Mondays at 6:00 pm for $30. Visit www.mayanresorts.com.
Guests at the Banyan Tree Cabo Marques can learn to prepare an exotic new drink with the resort's Mojito Class. The expert bartenders will teach each guest how to mix and muddle the perfect mojito, ensuring you will impress at your next party. Participants will also learn a brief history of the drink and will receive a copy of the recipe for future use. Mojito classes are offered in the Las Vistas Lounge & Bar and are available for $40 per person, taxes and service charge included. Previous reservations required. Visit www.banyantree.com/en/cabo_marques/.