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. sherry.bob.bennett (verified owner)

    would buy it again, took me back to high school days

  2. Essemmgee (verified owner)

    Very pungent (in a good way). The trichomes were nice. The high was sort of not there until it was. It definitely creeped up on me.

  3. DSD (verified owner)

    Pretty good, solid strain

  4. gwc_ed (verified owner)

    Very nice weed. I’ve been smoking it for a few months now and it’s still doing the trick.

  5. spec-v2010 (verified owner)

    A blast from the past !
    Good clean smoke with a really good taste . I could feel something i never had in the background , probably the toffee its should have .
    Happy , euphoric and uplifting effect that stay for a while . Would buy again.

  6. aileenboan (verified owner)

    Love this strain!!

  7. jdlew (verified owner)

    Delicious strain very strong

  8. bjoseph003 (verified owner)

    Classic strain.
    Great smoke.

  9. sherry.bob.bennett (verified owner)

    Good buzz. Not like the original we got in the 70’s, but great taste. Bit of a creeper.

  10. kgyateman (verified owner)

    Great High! Just What I’ve Been Waiting For I Certainly Will Buy Again!

  11. gwc_ed (verified owner)

    Very nice weed. Gives you a solid buzz. Picked up an eighth but I’d recommend waiting till the ounce is on sale

  12. goneill76 (verified owner)

    Pretty good, one of my go to strains when in a deal or around $180. Actually tried it because of Cheech and Chong’s up in smoke. Definitely not the same as that though.

  13. acomegna24 (verified owner)

    Pretty good, but not up to the hype of the reviews.

  14. ambertlisa (verified owner)

    Great taste, good high. Smells great too!

  15. zopep (verified owner)

    This has a sweet /bright spicy taste , give it a few mins. ! No couch lock , I put on an Eagles DVD , broke out my guitar and jammed along . Great high . Definite reorder . Thanks HA

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