First of all Zihua is highly enjoyable if you intend to kick back, enjoy fresh, unpretentious seafood, and warm ocean water. From the perspective of Cancun, it's Night&Day. Just what I expected. Loved it.
We stayed at Club Intrawest, swapping a timeshare, since we had read good reviews. And we were not surprised nor disappointed.
Great beach views and access. To an extent, secluded at edge of the beach. Rock formation allows for enjoyable snorkeling.
Food selection was limited, but tasty. Restaurant with creative take on Northamerican fare, with Mexican ingredients.
One drawback is lack of true kitchen, since electric grills don't cut it if cooking more sophisticated fare.
Not for party-people. Not for eaters of volume. Not for people who avoid some physical activity (the stairs are notorious).
Would definitively choose Zihua over Ixtapa on next trip, and again Club Intrawest.
Although make sure you do buy Insect Repelent...mosquitoes are ruthless.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Oceanfront Villas on the Mexican Riviera Club Intrawest is a private vacation club. From time to time, Guests are invited to stay at the Club on a nightly, cash basis. The Club is located on Playa la Ropa – the most exclusive beach in Zihuatanejo. Vacation Homes cascade down the hillside offering panoramic views of Zihuatanejo Bay. Enjoy casual dining by the infinity pool or in the restaurant under the giant palapa roof. Club Intrawest – Zihuatanejo reflects its spectacular oceanfront location in a stunning open-air design and innovative architecture. Terraces offer sweeping ocean views from every angle. Uniquely designed villas feature hand-cut tiles, wood furnishings and bright fabrics, all locally crafted to reflect the rich culture of the region. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Club Intrawest - Zihuatanejo Hotel Zihuatanejo
- Hotel Intrawest Zihuatanejo
- Intrawest Zihuatanejo