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Ixtapa Island Escape

Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Nice boat trip. You can buy in the beach Nice bracelets, necklaces and other stuff, for nothing. A... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Milan, Italy

This island is nice if you like to eat at an outside restaurant. its nice to explore the island... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Beaumont, California
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Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Nice boat trip. You can buy in the beach Nice bracelets, necklaces and other stuff, for nothing. A lot of different fishes and local people doing guide.

Thank lapitta00
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This island is nice if you like to eat at an outside restaurant. its nice to explore the island, and you can swim there also.

Thank tunein1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

As a Mexican living in USA I found the place acceptable and the prices are OK. Don't expect nothing fancy.

Thank pepebuenavista
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was a really short boat ride 20mins and what a gem on the other side, Beautiful clear blue water.

Thank Palm_trees1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Wonderful place to spend the day. Take the bus from Zihuatanejo or Ixtapa to Playa Linda. Get off and admire the crocodiles. Walk across the beach to the dock and purchase a ticket to go to the Island. It is close enough to see clearly...More

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Ixtapa Island is easy to access, and a really fun day. you can snorkel on one side and swim on the other side, Beer is cold and people are friendly.

Thank marshmellowgypsy
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went on sail boat tour in the morning about one hour, was relaxing, and our captain was informative

Thank d_duj
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Do not pay for a tour for this, it is to go to Playa Linda by public bus or even a taxis. We opted to go by bus really cheap for the 3 of us bus driver even will give you change if you use...More

Thank aboolin
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch to restaurant Luilui (or something close to it) and Tony provided wonderful and warm service throughout our stay. Great waiter!!! I ordered a shrimp cocktail and my dad ordered coconut shrimp. The coconut shrimp were DELICIOUS. But instead of my shrimp...More

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The island is pretty much 2 beaches - 1 is for swimming (where the boat lands) and 2 is for snorkeling (walk right across through the restaurants). We went to 2, picked ay of the restaurants, that give you a base for your stuff and...More

Thank TanyaandBurkhard
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18 August 2016|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
It a very short distance. I took the boat shuttle, but in a kayak, it might take about 20 minutes or so. I would estimate the distance at about 500 hundred meters or a bit more. Not far at all. Hope this helps!
Cathy D
22 February 2016|
Response from odan | Reviewed this property |
Hi - not sure about the schedule for the public ferry boats, but I would guess they would have a regular daytime shift, ie, from 8am to sometime in the evening.