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Zihuatanejo Bay

Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 116 7211
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Shore Excursion: Ixtapa Zihuatanejo City Tour
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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 755 116 7211

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Think Shawshank Redemption when you think of Zihuatanejo. The bay has visiting sailboats and local fishing boats with smaller fishing boats on the beach. Dine at excellent restaurants along the beach with a view of the bay and both tourists and locals. A friendly and...More

Thank Morton F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had amazing service and food LAST YEAR. Took friends back there this year to share the experience and it was HORRIBLE. We were embarrassed. How could it get so bad.We are not fussy people.We like fresh food. This was almost not edible. How do you...More

Thank Tamera L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a week drawing and doing watercolors of the incredible beauty of Zihuatanejo Bay, ringed by beaches and mountains.

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clear deep blue water. Amazing sunsets worthy of photographs. A hive of activity on tip and underneath the water make the bay a memorable and fun attraction. My fave is grabbing a jet ski with friends and blasting across the bay. Cheap to hire...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shaped in the form of a horseshoe opening up out into the Pacific, this quiet bay serves as an entry point for the harbour of Zihuatanejo, a fishing village more renown now as a tourist resort. There`s good snorkelling, boating, para sailing, swimming and beautiful...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I don't have words to express just how beautiful the Bay is. The locals are wonderful . There are plenty of places to stay, eat and enjoy. It is difficult to leave behind.

Thank spidrman
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Just got home from 10 day vacation at Hotel Villa Mexicana on La Ropa Beach, Just on the outskirts of Zihuatanejo, Mexico. It’s our second time staying there, we love it and plan to return. Villa Mexicana is a small, unpretentiousness boutique hotel that has...More

Thank Jeff-Linda
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Zihuatanejo Bay is really beautiful and the sea is much more tranquil than that of other Pavific Ocean facing areas. Almost every view of parts of the bay is rewarding. Gentle breezes from the bay moderate the heat.

Thank leightayl0r
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The beach of Zihua Bay is most suitable for young and old alike , calm waters to bath in , safe footing , sandy beach . Only hiccup is all the massage tents , being propositioned by every tent can get quite tiresome after a...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We love this town. They were smart enough not to build a cruise port and kept boating and fishing good. So smart. Plenty to do here. It's a real town with lots of local color.

Thank Helen R
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Lisa R
14 July 2016|
Response from joreggie | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for sure, but it should be fairly moderate. It should be great for swimming and taking siestas.