Ixtapa Zihuatanejo: An extraordinary place on the Costa Grande
On the Pacific Coast you will find an extraordinary place located in the Costa Grande in the state of Guerrero, a place where the pleasure of living in a traditional Mexican town, with the comfort of a modern infrastructure and services that compete with the best in the world, are combined. While Zihuatanejo retains the flavor of a traditional fishing village, with its cobbled streets, red tile roofs, Ixtapa is a modern planned tourist complex; With a wide range of options, world-class hotels in addition to its two kilometers of Marina and the incredible and unique beaches. Among these the most emblematic:
Beaches of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
Larga: This place achieves the feeling of having its own private beach. Due to its location away from the big hotels, there are more than 20 kilometers of beautiful beaches that are rarely visited by tourists. It is located between Zihuatanejo and the International Airport of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (ZIH), so it is very easy to get there by public transport. Walk and enjoy the view, the waves are strong.
Las Gatas: Due to the existence of its breakwater, it has one of the quietest waves in all of Ixtapa resembling a natural pool, excellent for snorkeling, and in the month of April it is perfect for surfing.
Ropa: For many, it is the most beautiful of all the beaches in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo. Here you can swim peacefully and perform many water activities such as kayaking, sailing and skiing. Relax under the palm trees and eat fresh sea delicacies in its many restaurants.
El Palmar: This beautiful beach is the most famous in Ixtapa. It is immense, so it is perfect for walking along the coast. The spectacular sunsets, for its magnificent colors. The soft and golden sand make it one of the favorites for many. The waves are a bit strong.
Varadero, The coral, Cuachalalate and Carey. The latter make up the Island of Ixtapa, each with its special touch. To get to the island a small boat trip embarks on Playa Linda, during the trip it is very likely to see dolphins and turtles. These four beaches are excellent for children due to their calm waves, the temperature of the water and wonderful natural conformation almost magical, as well as all the delights that you can enjoy in all the restaurants throughout the Island. On the surroundings of the island you can find many surprises in the fauna such as: deer, rabbits, iguanas, squirrels, raccoons, macaws, parrots among others.
There are many fun and enjoyable activities you can practice in this fantastic tourist destination located in the state of Guerrero such as snorkeling, parachute rides, catamaran, banana boat, water skiing, diving, sport fishing, windsurfing, kayaking, horseback riding, golf, shopping centers, archaeological museum, ecotourism park (Chanequera), craft markets, and more than 200 restaurants, boutiques, spas and much more. Attended by people who know how to do their job and who willingly lend their services to make your stay more pleasant day by day, trying to achieve a pleasant memory for you and to get you to keep wanting to return to Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.