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Zihuatanejo Bay

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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Shore Excursion: Ixtapa Zihuatanejo City Tour
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maybe the prettiest bay in the world

The views of this bay are fabulous day or night...that is what makes it stand out as one of the most beautiful views ever. At night, the town looks like a bowl of jewels. During... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
cynthiareilly2008
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Hermosa Beach, California

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Hermosa Beach, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views of this bay are fabulous day or night...that is what makes it stand out as one of the most beautiful views ever. At night, the town looks like a bowl of jewels. During the day, you can see various hills, and mountain ranges behind the town as well as the incredible coastline of cliffs and inlets. It's worth... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am in love with this place. I was prepared to be disappointed since I used to visit Zihua in the 1970s when this was a small fishing village with few tourists. But, I am still loving Zihua. Sure, it is huge now, bustling with many loud Americanos, but the place and the people that live here are as lovely... More 

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Nanaimo
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to go down to the mariana and walk along the little seawall. Take you time and stop and the watering holes along the way.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want big, high-rise hotels and fancy shops, go to Ixtapa. If you want to kick back and relax, eat the best guacamole in the world and soak in the Mexican culture, rent at place on Zihuatanejo Bay. We stay at Playa Medera, a pleasurable fifteen minute walk along the bay into town and markets. Pick just about any... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit in three years. Don't come here looking for glass-walled high-rises timeshares and mondo pools. Zihua is an enchanting place to watch sunrise catch the fishing boats and see the city come to light at nightfall. You can read, eat, drink to your heart's content. If you want nightclubbing dance vibe this place will disappoint. Zihautanejo... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We rented a condo at the Bay View Grand residential resort(Ixtapa) in November The resort was great but the condo was the worst experience we have ever had in Mexico ever. We visit Ixtapa every year and the last 4 years we have rented a condo. This condo had a bed that was worn out about 10 years and so... More 

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Hayward ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Very nice peaceful beach more Locals than tourists so not as many vendors trying to sale you something

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Coppell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly people. Walked all over the town of Zihuatanejo during the day and at night. Never felt unsafe. Food is fresh and the locals know how to cook.Very reasonable prices. You must come visit.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

The bay is large and beautiful. Sunsetys are amazing and a local tradition (you toast the last glimpse of the sun into the water). They want me to say when I travelled here. How about every year on october.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

I stayed in a hillside hotel overlooking Zihuatanejo Bay. It was gorgeous every day of my stay. Some people may prefer unobstructed view of the sunset on the ocean, but the sun setting behind the other side of the bay for me was spectacular on my hotel balcony!

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