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Things to do in Zihuatanejo

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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Many hotels and restaurants are located along this beach.
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Ranked #3 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
This former coconut and mango plantation is now the best beach in Ixtapa.
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Ranked #5 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Islands; Outdoors
Since its development in 1970, this island has become a man-made paradise and wildlife reserve.
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Ranked #6 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Playa Blanca is actually a stretch of contiguous beach that is about 14 miles long.  To the north, it is Playa Larga which has its own charm. Playa Larga is more inhabited with... more »

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Ranked #7 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
"Nurse Shark Beach" is a fun beach to explore and reachable only by boat.
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Playa Quieta (Ixtapa)
Ranked #8 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: Located six miles from Ixtapa, this is touted as the best swimming area in the region featuring snorkeling, sailing and... more » Owner description: Located six miles from Ixtapa, this is touted as the best swimming area in the region featuring snorkeling, sailing and windsurfing. « less
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Delfiniti (Ixtapa)
Ranked #9 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Playa Larga is a long, beautiful, uncrowded and clean beach on the ocean just a short trip by two local buses (<10 pesos each) from Zihuatanejo. There are several beachside... more »

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Playa Linda (Ixtapa)
Ranked #11 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Beach with a family atmosphere featuring a cycling/inline skating path along the marina.
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Ranked #12 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Small beach located near the main pier and several private homes.
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Ranked #13 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
Seaside promenade featuring outdoor eateries and beautiful cobblestone streets.
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Ranked #14 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
One of several calm beaches perfect for children.
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Ranked #15 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #16 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Main square featuring street vendors, restaurants and a gazebo.
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Ranked #17 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: This amusement park is fun for kids and parents alike, featuring waterslides, various rides, wave pool, lazy river and a... more » Owner description: This amusement park is fun for kids and parents alike, featuring waterslides, various rides, wave pool, lazy river and a pirate ship.A great way to enjoy your day in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo! « less
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Ranked #18 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: ; Natural History Museums; Museums
Museum featuring information about all 54 archeological sites surrounding Zihuatanejo.
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Ranked #19 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
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Ranked #20 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Small stretch of beach located in the middle of downtown Zihuatanejo.
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Ranked #21 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #22 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 25 attractions in Zihuatanejo
Category: Reefs; Outdoors
Coral formation just offshore now being granted national protection as a natural reserve.
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Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
This lake offers a variety of wildlife ranging from birds to crocodiles.
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