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Country Customs & Traditions Tour

Discover the charm and mystique of the beautiful Mexican countryside, and see for yourselves why Zihuatanejo quickly became the Gold Coast paradise.

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Dive Zihua

Dive Zihua is located at the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo. We are a new PADI dive centre with an atmosphere you would expect to find in a small dive operation. We offer both diving and snorkeling tours through our full service facility. Whether you are new to diving or already experienced, we invite you to come and share in an experience that will change your life.


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Deap Sea Fishing

This is a great opportunity to hit the open seas and fish the famous waters of Ixtapa!

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Horseback Riding

Come on and saddle up for a horseback adventure through the jungle between the Sierra Madres and the coast of southern Mexico.

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Ixtapa Island

The Island which lies very close offshore, affords 4 separate beaches from which to choose: Playa Cuachalalate, Varadero, Coral, and Playa Carey also called sacrificio. Snorkeling is one of the main attractions of this gem, and the clear waters are home of numerous colorful tropical species.

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City Tour

Take this opportunity to discover the best of the twin localities of Zihuatanejo & Ixtapa.

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Ixtapa Island is a really cool place. very authentic and local. You will feel like you are on another planet, or atleast very far away from the ship. Very good Mexican experience.

Jun 25, 2010
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Zihuatanejo is a quaint fishing port beautifully situated between two promontories. It boasts more than 16 miles of beaches and semitropical weather all year round. Mountains rising abruptly behind the town add to the scenic beauty. Often compared to the Acapulco of fifty years ago, Zihuatanejo has experienced some modernization while managing to retain its village charm and way of life. The main plaza faces the ocean; from here the town spreads out, covering just a few square blocks. Its streets are lined with shops and restaurants that are all within easy walking distance from the pier.

Long before Columbus sailed to America, Zihuatanejo (originally Cihuatlan) was a sanctuary for indigenous nobility. In 1527, Spanish conquistadors launched a trade route from Zihuatanejo Bay to the Orient; galleons returned with silks and spices. According to some historians, the first coconut palms to be introduced to America arrived here from the Philippines.

While Zihuatanejo strives to preserve its quaint look and laid-back way of life, the modern computer-planned resort of Ixtapa is only five miles away. Here are luxury hotels, miles of beaches, an 18-hole championship golf course and upscale shopping malls. Ixtapa has managed to co-exist nicely with quaint Zihuatanejo, and it is this contrast that endears the place to visitors.


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