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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico

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Excellent Beach Town. Somewhat forgotten and battered since last time

Zihuatanejo (ZIH) is an excellent choice if you want a nearby beach near Mexico City. I recommend the 40 min fly direct from Mexico City. Driving is about 6 hours and there is no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Zihuatanejo (ZIH) is an excellent choice if you want a nearby beach near Mexico City. I recommend the 40 min fly direct from Mexico City. Driving is about 6 hours and there is no good/safe route. ZIH and Ixtapa are in the state of Guerrero, near (2 hours driving) from Acapulco. ZIH is the town and Ixtapa is the tourist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great beach! Very clean and not too crowded. Very beautiful from sunrise to sunset. Great mix of locals and tourists, vendors weren't too pushy - all were friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Small fishing village that has the authentic Mexici experience! Early morning fish market. Malecon walk is nice too.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's been 5 years, and hope to return someday. Yes, we stayed at a modern hotel in Iztapa, (I prefer to stay in small,colonial, privately owned...but couldn't pass up the price deal.) We traveled by local bus to Zihuatanejo daily. Enjoyed watching the local fishermen bring in their catch of the day...later enjoyed at dinner. Nice shops and relaxing outdoor... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great people, location, hotel, activities, food. Weather was wonderful and always warm. Little humidity. Take twice as much sunscreen and half the clothes!

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Nacogdoches,Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had many options to do.Had some good bars to go to including a swim up to bar that I liked. Was able to find a boat so I could go sailfishing and wow was it it fun. I caught a sailfish that was almost 8 foot long. Had a great time.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The bay looks amazing at night fall and if you wake up early its refreshing to walk or jog along the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place to see the ocean, people watch, shop, buy fish from the fishermen and catch a taxi to other locales.

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Walk around the bay is beautiful. Little mermaid statue - sea wall walk - places to eat and drink - NICE!

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Go to Bananas Cafe for breakfast. Walk a block to the sea wall and walk back on the Sea Wall Walk to Casa Sandbar. Worth doing.

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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo

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