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Zihuatanejo Bay

Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Zihuatanejo
Type: Bodies of Water
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Marbella, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nice place to have long walks, very safe. Also scuba-diving is fantastic. Watch out the sun :D I loved the piñacolada served in the pinaple on the beach. Also , not too heavy with turism.

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South Florida, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Much quieter than Ixtapa but within easy driving distance. wonderful views, food and accommodations. Not as busy as Ixtapa but a quaint village that we enjoyed. If I had small children I would opt for Ixtapa (or if you want major shopping) but if you want peace and quiet this is your place.

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Calgary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The pedestrian walk along the bay is glorious. Many sidewalk cafes and boutiques to peak and entice your interests. An evening stroll will show the bay all lit up with the many sailships in the Barbour is just awe inspiring. From morning to night there is always something to see and do. Joining in the communities family days, festivals and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

from their sunset bar with a nice Margarita at happy Hour, less often offered anywhere else, 2 for one...... A beautiful bay with lots of sailboats and the occasional cruise ship in the bay.......

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Kirkland, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had a wonderful time on the Gran Jeffe fishing boat! Carlos, one of the crew, is the perfect guide to good fishing. This year, in early April, we landed two sailfish! The crew's experience shows each time we've gone out of the Gran Jeffe. It's been a safe and beautiful trip every year with sightings of sea turtles, dolphins,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We just returned from our very first visit to Zihua -- we are in love! Besides the beauty of the Bay, we were looking for table linen and we found a GEM of a store! Cielo Zapoteco --just off Calle Juan Alvarez in the Marina. The young man who owns and weaves is an artist named Martin Cruz. And what... More

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A lovely Saturday morning space in Zihuatanejo is the Eco-Tianguis farmer's market that sets up at Plaza del Artista on Playa Principal, the municipal beach in Zihuatanejo, between the basketball court and the archaeological museum. It's the initiative of the Zihuatanejo Vegan Cooperative and small producers and businesspeople in the area. Vendors of local organic and natural products set out... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were approached by a nice man names Moses on Playa la Ropa. He sold us on a fishing trip for two the next morning for $70 per person. He said he would take us out, we would have a great time, catch fish, then go to Las Gatas beach where someone would cook our fish for $5 and take... More

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San Diego
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148 reviews 148 reviews
20 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We visited Zihuatenejo Bay while on a Mexican Riviera cruise. This part of Mexico has some very dense jungles and it is not like the Baja peninsula or the interior Mexican states. There are nice homes dotting the hills and the water has a green jungle like hue. The bay is not large but it is very quaint. There are... More

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Alberta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

In past years, I have provided an overview of the sister communities of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Ixtapa is a planned community, developed in the 1970's by Fonatur, much like Cancun. Whereas Cancun has taken off like a house on fire, Ixtapa's growth has been slow to develop which we consider an asset as... More

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