Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo Luxury Travel
Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
Just minutes away from the quaint old fishing village of Zihuatanejo are the golden beaches of Ixtapa, with modern and luxurious resorts. The best of both worlds exists in the two sister towns. Zihuatanejo with its colorful shops and quaint cobblestone streets, is just four miles away from Ixtapa where the fisherman is in paradise and the sun worshiper idly passes the day away.
Play golf on the 18-hole course, horseback to your heart’s content, or play tennis at your hotel. Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo offer an abundance of restaurants to choose from. All the major hotels offer fine dining and nightlife, or venture into the towns to discover new delights.
Ixtapa is characterized by the viceregal and contemporary buildings that line the wide avenues dotted with gardens, hotels, shops, high-end residences and world-class restaurants.
Beaches of Ixtapa
Most hotels are located steps from the beach, meaning you can go from the pool to the beach in a matter of minutes. If you’re stopping by for the day, some hotels offer day passes that allow you to enjoy their facilities with all services and meals included.
Golfing in Ixtapa
If you like to play golf, you can book a tee time at one of Ixtapa’s two courses.
Ixtapa Dining Experience
Visit one of the local restaurants at night and enjoy the ambiance. You can set sail and watch the sunset from the open seas or dance the night away in one of the many high-end nightclubs.
Stroll through the downtown area and see appreciate its terracotta streets, sidewalks and traditional wooden roofs (called tejabanes) uniquely identify the city.
Shopping in Zihuatanejo
Peek into the silversmiths, craft shops, boutiques and market. You will be delighted by what you find.
Stroll along the fishermen’s walk and the fishing pier where friends gather to chat, cast their fishing lines and eat seafood.
Enjoy the sunset with exquisite shrimp tacos, red Zihuatanejo clams, pescado a la talla or the famous Zihuatanejo tiritas, fish sliced in thin strips and marinated in lemon with red onion and spicy green chili peppers.