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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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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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140 reviews 140 reviews
20 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
39 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It is beautiful, the beach is soft sand and gentle waves. Many vendors offering water sports and lots of cafés

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Old Greenwich CT
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90 reviews 90 reviews
33 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Zihuatanejo is a jewel. Unprepossessing. Unpretentious. Charming. We visited last month for the first time in eight years. The good news is that not much has changed. Walking the town streets, visiting the wonderful market, dining by the beach at good and affordable restaurants... all add to a most enjoyable, relaxing time.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Beautiful bay ringed by beaches and surrounded by mountains with spectacular views of the sunset over the Pacific ocean.

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