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Colonia La Madera

Address: Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40894, Mexico
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Ranked #12 of 25 Attractions in Zihuatanejo
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: Small beach located near the main pier and several private homes.

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Uruapan, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Traditional area on a hill with climbing brick style streets and various access steps down to the beach, has smaller facilities and bungalows on the ocean front row, most with stairs rather than elevators, with magnificent open ocean views to the bay. The sun rises and sets behind the hills around. A bit difficult unless dirving for the impared, here... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

a dark sandy beach , walking trail along the bay from the Village..nice little restaurants, surfing possible, rolling waves for the kids......FUN Excellent restaurant "RUFO's" on the way from the Colonia Madera, open evening with live music! Even the Boss plays the guitar!

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Kelowna, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Small area across the canal from downtown Zihua. Adelita is lined with family restaurants and we did not sample one we would say to avoid. Many attractive smaller hotels in the area as well. The streets are well kept and clean. No shops that is the preserve of downtown. Madera beach is not as nice as La Ropa and I... More

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The La Madera neighborhood, and the restaurants on Calle Adelita, are some of the very best!! All types of dining are available, so you will be able to find something you like within 3 or 4 blocks. This is definitely our favorite street for dining!!

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Montgomery, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We enjoy staying and spending a lot of time in this neighborhood. The new streets make it easy to navigate, especially in the evening. Well lit, neat and really pretty with some of the nicest restaurants in town. The owners of the restaurants become your friends when you see them everyday and some of them have very nice plants which... More

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This area is right next to the downtown area (El Centro) which means it has some noise with fire trucks and a loud bus now and then. But the trade off is the great easy shopping by walking to the dozens of small markets having only the 'freshest' of produce and fish and other meats. One special treat is Adelita... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Nice area of Zihua. Many long stay N Americans. Inexpensive but very nice hotels and lodgings. Cute restaurants. Easy walk into townfor shopping and the bank. Madera beach OK but not the best around. Can be very noisy area at night if there are concerts in central Zihua

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We did not make it down to Zihua in 2012, so we missed all of the new street improvements in this neighborhood. The neighborhood looks Great, and it's never looked better. My wife and I have stayed in this area for the past 7 years, and it's never looked better. It helps that most of our favorite restaurants are located... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We've stayed in this neighborhood five times and don't want to go anywhere else. On the upper road, there are hotels and condos, a little grocery store that has pretty much everything but meat and fish. The town is a five minute walk, either by the beach walkway or down the very steep road and over a small bridge. The... More

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

A real family atmosphere. Lots of wonderful restaurants and all will welcome you warmly. Amazing food at great prices. Great accommodations in a very convenient location.

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