Looking to enjoy a relaxing and fun vacation at the beach? Ixtapa, Mexico may be just the location you have been looking for. From snorkeling to para-sailing to horseback riding, you’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy the gorgeous weather and beautiful views.
Ixtapa is located just 4 miles from Zihuatanejo. Because of the close proximity, the two cities are often times mentioned together.
The Ixtapa airport is just 7 miles south of Zihuatanejo and there is transportation readily available. Taxi rides between the two towns range from $15 to $20 depending on the location. In addition, you can find a ticket counter near the baggage claim area that sells seats on minivans that you can catch a ride to your hotel for $4 to $7.
You’ll find many Ixtapa hotels to choose from, many offering all-inclusive packages. If you are looking for something under $100 on average per night, check Fontan Ixtapa Beach Resort and Ixtapa Palace Resort. There are several hotels in the low to mid-$100 range including Las Brisas Ixtapa, NH Krsytal Ixtapa and All Inclusive Qualton Ixtapa. And if you are looking for a luxury vacation, Loma Del Mar and Capella Ixtapa offer exquisite rooms with deluxe amentity packages.
The Ixtapa restaurants will surprise and delight you… Beccofino is an Italian restaurant located in the Marina Ixtapa. Casa Morelos and El Galeo offer Mexican and international dishes. For something simple, try Rubens for burgers or a veggie plate.
Ixtapa is full of activities and attractions for you to experience while on vacation. Whether it is golfing at the Marina Ixtapa Golf Course or shopping at the intimate boutiques, there is something for everyone. And with the gorgeous weather, take advantage of some scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming or simply basking on the beach.
For more information on Ixtapa
Visit Explore & Go Mexico’s Ixtapa Guide.