Ixtapa Zihuatanejo must see activities
La Ropa Beach Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
La Ropa Beach
The beaches of Ixtapa Zihuata- nejo are ideal spots for relaxing. Playa la Ropa has calm waters and a wide variety of hotels and restaurants.
Las Escolleras in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
Las Escolleras
This is one of Ixtapa’s best surfing spots thanks to its big waves. The Karma Surf tournament is held here.
Cueva de la Gata Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
Cueva de la Gata
This is one of the best spots for scuba diving. It has depths of 15 to 20 meters (50 to 66 feet), where occasionally you’ll see cat sharks.
Fishing Tournaments Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
Fishing Tournaments
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo hosts the Annual International Sailfish Tournament where fishermen compete to hook the biggest sailfish, marlin or mahi mahi.
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo one of Mexico’s most beautiful destinations, is located in the State of Guerrero on the Pacific coast in the area known as the Mexican Riviera, 245 Km. (152 mi.) northwest of Acapulco. This destination consists of the picturesque town Zihuatanejo and the modern tourist resort Ixtapa. Although they couldn’t be more different are marketed together as a single destination. In these two destinations that sit side by side you can find both high-rise luxury and seaside village charm.

fishing at Ixtapa Zihuatanejo The unique town of Zihuatanejo, which used to be a remote fishing village, has evolved in time to an enchanting vacation destination where romanticism, simplicity and intensity come together but still retains it’s Old-Mexico charm. Possesses one outstanding particularity, it radiates the warmth and simplicity of it’s people. Many of the best restaurants in the destinations are located in Zihuatanejo, local gastronomy is one of the most delightful discoveries you can enjoy.

The modern world-class resort of Ixtapa, created in the 1970´s, is a paradise with modern luxuries like stylish restaurants and harbors first class hotels along El Palmar Beach. Everything is at walking distance, the major boutiques, the arts and crafts market and most restaurants are located to one side of Paseo Ixtapa which is the main avenue. What makes Ixtapa different is that the government has deemed that half of the land must remain commercial free.

Where is Ixtapa
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Ixtapa map
Where to stay in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
hotels in Ixtapa
Ixtapa Hotels

Things to do in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
Ixtapa tours
Where is Zihuatanejo
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Zihuatanejo map
Where to stay in Zihuatanejo
hotels in Zihuatanejo
Zihuatanejo Hotels
How to get to Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
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Things to do in  Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
Ixtapa has two magnificent golf courses
Ixtapa High-rise luxury
Zihuatanejo seaside village charm
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo: Always something new to discover
Ixtapa has two magnificent golf courses which host national as well as international golf tournaments. To play golf next to the sea while admiring the incredible flora and fauna of the region will make you feel like no other place on Earth. The perfect way to bring the day to a close can be found at a handful of bars and discos which remain open until early hours of the morning.

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo has been recognized by one of the most renowned fishing magazines as one of the most preferred fishing destinations not only in Mexico but in the world. Is considered an important fishing port due to it’s abundance of species. You also can participate in world-class fishing tournaments like the Zihuatanejo Annual International Sailfish Tournament.

You can do horseback riding along beaches or through natural reserves
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is also the perfect place for surfing, windsurfing
In surrounding areas you can do ecotourism outings
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Adventure and Ecoturism:
In the surrounding areas, which are covered with lush vegetation, you can go camping, do ecotourism outings, hiking, horseback riding along beaches or through natural reserves and observe wildlife. The beaches of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo have long served as a nesting area for sea turtles. What’s more, you can participate in wild life conservation programs to help protect endangered species. Just about anywhere you go, you’ll find Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo simply fascinating, there are many adventures to be had.

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo has more than 30 spots where you can go scuba diving among coral reefs, underwater canyons, shoals and sunken ships that serve as artificial reefs. In these waters you can see a wide variety of animal species. Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is also the perfect place for surfing and windsurfing, as the waves are generally pretty big.

A destination with identity, there is always something new to be discovered, where a soft warm breeze makes every walk absolute delight, where the smiles of the people make you come back. Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo together comprise one tropical destination that is indeed twice as pleasing.

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