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Zihuatanejo Bay

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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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This lovely bay is picturesque and quiet. The main sound is the pounding of the surf. It is dotted with sail boats and small fishing boats, and I am so glad the cruise ships... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely bay is picturesque and quiet. The main sound is the pounding of the surf. It is dotted with sail boats and small fishing boats, and I am so glad the cruise ships stopped coming. They were too big and churned up the water, causing problems for local fishermen. There are no high rise hotels or chain restaurants along... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were always met with a very warm Hola when walking around the Bay Area! Check out the fish that were caught in the early morning hours that are being sold right in front of you in the middle are of the bay! Lots of restaurants and shopping choices but you should check out the town where the locals shop...... More 

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San Diego, California
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the most amazing sunsets visible every night--I have never seen such amazing colors, and I've seen amazing sunsets all over the world!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several beach options on the Bay of Zihuatanejo, including Playa La Ropa, Playa Madera, Playa Principal and Los Gatas. The water is calm in the bay and there are vendors offering parasailing and other water activities. There are also a many restaurant options. The best part of this Bay are the lights at night. Find a restaurant on... More 

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Thank TahitiZ
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two weeks in Zihua at a small hotel on the cliff. Loved the views, local culture, markets and beaches. Will be going again. People were friendly. Get used to vendors selling wares and make sure you know your taxi prices. It is the life! love Mexico! Took some tours, went fishing,shopped local, travelled a bit... lots more to see.... More 

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Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People are so friendly and helpful in Zihuatanejo! We've just returned from a lovely week's vacation. In stopping for a refreshing drink along the water front in Zihuatanejo we were particularly impressed with the folks who support the animal rescue challenge in that community. so, do stop by and 'purchase a t-shirt' or make a donation if you are in... More 

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Harvard, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Ixtapa and visited Zihuantanejo. The fishing charter boat was "no problema" and the family had 3 boats. We had a small one that could hold 4, but we had 3. It was reasonable and we caught plenty of black tuna. They filleted the fish and our hotel, Sunscape prepared it for our dinner. We shopped along the... More 

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Langley, bc canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a house that overlooked the bay. It was amazing to see every day. There is something new each and every moment to look at.

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Thank Harry R
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made our first visit to Zihuatanejo last week, and it will not be our last. Put this place on your bucket list! It is so peaceful, beautiful, and (IMHO) safe.

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Thank Russell F
sask,canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love everything about the area! Cleaner than a lot of different places we have been in Mexico. The La dopa beach is great for swimming playing or walking, eat at Rossys , The only thing I wish Mexico would do is set up a recycling plant for plastic . It would sure help with all the plastic bottles, not to... More 

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