Acapulco Gold

THC 21-23%CBD 0-1%


Acapulco Gold is a stunning Sativa-dominant strain perfect for turning your frown upside down with its amazing mood-enhancing benefits! With an average THC content of 19-24% and a delicious burnt toffee aroma, it’s no wonder it has a reputation as one of the best strains ever created.


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Acapulco Gold Strain Information

Acapulco Gold is a rare yet famous Sativa-dominant hybrid strain. It is native to the area in and around Acapulco, Mexico. While its origins in terms of parent strains are unclear, what we do know is that it has stellar mood-enhancing, energizing and stress-relieving effects for you to feel all kinds of amazing. Acapulco Gold is also great for squashing feelings of depression and anxiety. Not only that, it can even help with managing pain and insomnia, so you can sleep through the night and live pain-free! If you’re looking for a perfect strain for day-time use to feel energized and motivated, look no further than Acapulco Gold! 

Appearance, Flavour, and Effects

Traditionally grown outdoors, Acapulco Gold’s appearance adheres to many distinguishable Sativa plant traits. It has chunky buds with adorable tiny orange hairs that lead to the look of gold nuggets. 

Acapulco Gold is a highly sought after but challenging to find marijuana strain. It grows most effectively outdoors in warm, tropical climates. These characteristics make it difficult to transfer into indoor growing environments, which are the go-to method for many growers today. However, if you can find it, it’s well worth the wait. Trust us. 

Its colour typically ranges from a gorgeous dark green to gold to light brown, and the buds are covered in plenty of righteous resin.  

With an average THC concentration of 19 to 24%, Acapulco Gold is a potent and pungent strain. A distinct aroma of delectable burnt toffee erupts from the bud once broken up. Upon ingestion, users can expect a delightfully earthy and pungent taste.  

This strain is all about producing powerful feelings of invigoration and absolute happiness to get you feeling good. It provides users with an uplifted mood and a clear-headed cerebral high. Ideal for social settings, this strain is sure to evoke feelings of being the life of the party. The effects of Acapulco Gold will keep you on your toes and prompt you to be productive and motivated.

Its Sativa characteristics will have you in an excellent mood, nearly vibrating with happiness and good vibes. However, it is also relaxing, and the effects can help you unwind after a long stressful day. 

Due to the high concentration of THC, novice tokers should adhere to the start low, go slow mantra. Ingesting too much could take the desirable effects of enhanced mood and decreased anxiety and instead produce paranoia and feelings of panic. It may make new tokers more susceptible to greening out if ingested in high quantities. And nobody wants that.

With its out of this world mood-enhancing effects and stellar euphoric properties, many users use Acapulco Gold to help treat anxiety and depression. Those who have insomnia will also benefit significantly from these effects and the blissful comedown that will send them into a peaceful slumber. Outside of its mood-boosting benefits, Acapulco Gold is also awesome for targeting and treating inflammatory pain. Seriously, is there anything this super strain can’t do! 

Acapulco Gold Medical Benefits

Mood Enhancement, Stress Relief, Pain Relief, Energy.

124 reviews for Acapulco Gold

  1. Rasthomas (verified owner)

    like they say clean smoke easy to inhale and very fragrant odors,once burned smells all over the house social buzz no burnout

  2. Thisistim (verified owner)

    This is one of my favorites. I keep coming back for more!

  3. Gimmedaganja (verified owner)

    The Acapulco gold had a smell that seemed reminiscent of the blueberry pie, the high was great and the taste was different than the blueberry but very good day time smoke

  4. jonnycanadian (verified owner)

    Herb approach, you have out done yourself with this one ! It’s one of my top 5 strains very good smoke with a great high ! Please don’t run out !

  5. Jmattie (verified owner)

    Really smooth clean smoke, and the high is exceptional.

  6. West slope (verified owner)

    Taste: 9/10
    -Very smooth and tasty, not harsh at all.
    Intensity: 9/10
    -Make it a 9.5 if it’s fat enough. Great intense buzz.
    The best bud I’ve had, to date, from HA and could be top 5 I’ve ever smoked.

  7. Countrybigfoot (verified owner)

    Buds were amazing! The smell is out of this world, I find myself returning to the jar to just smell these buds. Rolls very well, personal j took forever to burn down. Solid 10 min toke, very clean. A definite buy!

  8. Jism (verified owner)

    Buds were caked and it busts up well. Taste and smell were great didnt find it harsh but it hit quickly ?

  9. Whiteyford77 (verified owner)

    I was told when I first joined up.. if you see this on the menu.. order it..
    Best advice ever?

  10. Hollywood0323 (verified owner)

    This stuff was insane good. LOL all night long.

  11. Lip (verified owner)

    This strain measures up to everything written about it. The legendary Acapulco Gold of course was around in the 70’s but in that day, most of us were receiving cheap, male cannabis full of useless seeds – or so it seemed to us.

    The timing, and effects of Acupulco Gold, here, come on in their own stages … for a landrace sativa, I gotta say, as a patient who suffers from Anxiety, Panic, Depression and varioius sources of chronic pain … this sativa is especially valuable as the first stage is a delightful surge of uplift – with absolutely no paranoia .. then five or ten minutes later, its creeper body effect comes in to warm the refreshing initial surge of sativa …. prepare yourself to feel like you’ve just jumped into the Pacific O. (before mankind ruined it) then let your mind take you to getting horizontal in the sand, in the sun ….

    Hands down, as I’ve sturggled with sativas before ie: Diesel (makes me paro) and different Hazes (works sometimes with great caution but inconsistent results for me personally) this is one Sativa to NOT BE AFRAID OF … The strength isn’t over the top but let there be no mistake .. their is a powerful surge that takes place for this happy patient.

    Prepare yourself to “LOL” so get up on it … and put on one of your favorite comedy sources, or some of your favorite fun music.

    Get it, ingest it .. and enjoy .. hopefully this isn’t just a one off for Herb Approach and will be regular inventory for those of us who find this to be the perfect Sativa.

    Thank you Herb Approach … well done! It’s not just hype for a legendary strain that doesn’t measure up … it is not a myth.

  12. VeeH (verified owner)

    This stuff was so sticky. Straight danks.

  13. celticsfan (verified owner)

    Dense frosty nugs. Very strong smoke. What else could you ask for.

  14. barro (verified owner)

    Super exotic smell. Frosty buds with a smooth smoke. Another great deal by Herb Approach.

  15. Eric

    very nice smoke. nice nugs caked with crystal

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