Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo, , Mexico

Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo,Mexico

Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo is a beach resort with two very different scenarios. Zihuatanejo is a fishing village with a calm, relaxing, and traditional Mexican atmosphere. Ixtapa is a modern resort with luxurious hotels on the beach, restaurants, nightclubs, golf courses, and a variety of shops and condominiums.

About Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo, , Mexico

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is located on the coasts of the Mexican state of Guerrero, 240 kilometers (144 mi) to the north of Acapulco and 667 kilometers (400 mi) from Mexico City. Ixtapa is only 6 kilometers (3.6 mi) from Zihuatanejo and both areas are connected by a four-lane highway that leads to the international airport. This place, along with Acapulco and Taxco, is part of Triangulo del Sol in the state of Guerrero. The decision to stay in Ixtapa or Zihuatanejo, depends on your preference for cheaper hotels with a relaxing atmosphere or world-class resorts. Zihuatanejo is ideal if you want to rest and relax by the sea; and Ixtapa invites you to have fun and enjoy your stay in one of its five-star all-inclusive hotels. Both places have great beaches where you can sunbathe, swim, and practice a wide variety of water sports such as water skiing, surfing, snorkeling, diving, or fishing. In Ixtapa, you can also play golf, tennis in the hotels, and enjoy with your children the waterpark, swimming with dolphins, and the zip lines. ***The official currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN).