Things to Do

Things to do in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

A large tourist complex surrounded by beaches you will find in Ixtapa, this place that in Nahuatl means “place that has white on top”, will amaze you with its two-kilometer marina and its incredible beaches with endless activities.

On the other hand, Zihuatanejo “Agua del cerro amarillo” in Purépecha language and affectionately called Zihua, will conquer it for its typical countenance of a fishing village, with beaches and piers to enjoy the surroundings, famous for its sport fishing, its market , customs and their bohemian nights.

Both destinations merge to be the most important option for relaxation and adventure along the coast of Guerrero, a destination that belongs to the “Triangle of the Sun” along with Taxco and Acapulco.

Things to Do

Things to do in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

A large tourist complex surrounded by beaches you will find in Ixtapa, this place that in Nahuatl means “place that has white on top”, will amaze you with its two-kilometer marina and its incredible beaches with endless activities.

On the other hand, Zihuatanejo “Agua del cerro amarillo” in Purépecha language and affectionately called Zihua, will conquer it for its typical countenance of a fishing village, with beaches and piers to enjoy the surroundings, famous for its sport fishing, its market , customs and their bohemian nights.

Both destinations merge to be the most important option for relaxation and adventure along the coast of Guerrero, a destination that belongs to the “Triangle of the Sun” along with Taxco and Acapulco.

Swim with dolphins

The dolphinarium is almost arriving at El Palmar Beach, through the hotel zone. It has approximately 10 dolphins. There you can swim with them and take a picture of that special moment.  Boulevard Ixtapa SN Lote Anexo 6 B Zona Hotelera 1, 40880 Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Gro., Mexico

La Ropa Beach

It is considered one of the most beautiful, here you can do water activities such as windsurfing, sailing, parachute, ski and banana.  Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico

Las Gatas Beach

Here you will find many restaurants and you can practice swimming and snorkeling – although it is not so deep – and rent a boat for a ride.  Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico

Big Island

It is inhabited by deer. It is not known how it was that a deer couple arrived on this island, but now there are about 100 deer that reside on this beach.  Guerrero, Mexico

Golf Courses

Ixtapa is famous for its two great golf clubs: Palma Real Golf Course and Marina Ixtapa Golf Club (measures 55 hectares).  Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico

Beach bikes

Climb a quad bike and venture on a walk through three different ecosystems: pristine beaches, jungle, and the Troncones community. It is one of the most recommended activities in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.

Christ at the under of the sea

He is known as King of Kings, is a bronze statue four meters high that lies at the under of the sea. To see it you must go to Las Gatas beach where the diving or snorkeling service is hired.