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Ixtapa Island Escape

Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
303-394-6920
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Ranked #8 of 14 attractions in Ixtapa
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Kenai, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Do not pay the high hotel rates to visit Ixtapa Island..Ride the bus or taxi to Playa Linda and book your own ticket on the water taxi to Ixtapa Island. Relax at your leisure on the island. The restaurants on the island have beaches with Palapas and umbrellas with lounge chairs-(free if you order a meal with them.) They provide... More

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Snorkeling is the word, though great beaches, interesting food, massages, and nature walks are included at no extra charge. We took the water taxi, and yes there is a young man waiting to help you off then ask for a tip. There are many people who offered more service and didn't ask for a tip. I really think charging a... More

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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We had this tour island with swimming, snorkling and sunbathing. The tour includes pick- up, lunch and guide. Our guide is Miguel, he speeks good English. He brought us at Playa Linda, from there we took a small boat at the island. Upon arriving at the site. He told us information about the beach and rules and regulation that it... More

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mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We went with my friends yatch near the Ixtapa Island , it´s a 30 minutes from the beach and apart the food we take with us , you can order a lot of Mexican food there and they bring it from the Island to the boat , it´s really a relaxing time to be there waiting the sunset.

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Menasha, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

It was a rough boat road to get there from Zihua. Got there, and they expect a tip for grabbing your hand for helping you off the boat. (Get a real job.) We went to the snorkeling side of the island and it was a bit wavy. Of course we start walking to pick out a place to land on... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Spend the morning in this beautiful Island The most beautiful beaches, you'll ever be It's safe and paradisal

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Kelowna, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Enjoy swimming and watching the beautiful reef and fish. Walk trough the island and visit all its beaches!

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minnasota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

It is a short boat ride to the island and it is worth it. One side is walk in snorkling(rent equipment there) and the other is a war, sandy tranquil beach. The food is great and they have awesome fantasy drinks.

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canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is a really cool Isla. One side of the beach is tranquillo with super soft sand, light surf and snorkelling. Just walk through a path to the other side of the isla and there are more people with a rougher beach due to coral etc.. washing up from the reef right in front. Way more people than the other... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We did the Island twice while down and would loved to have come back more. Had the little hut down on the beach and loved the food, beer and best the snorkeling...

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