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Address: Colonia La Madera, Zihuatanejo 40894, Mexico
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Small beach located near the main pier and several private homes.

Small beach located near the main pier and several private homes.

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Great Local Feel

In the heart of Zihuatanejo is quiet Colonia la Madera where you will find some of the best restaurants in Zihua!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
pcarlnj
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Morristown, New Jersey

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Morristown, New Jersey
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101 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Zihuatanejo is quiet Colonia la Madera where you will find some of the best restaurants in Zihua!

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Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stayed in this area for our vacation. There were good local hotels, restaurants, and shops nearby. The beach was nice and the water warm with with gentle waves. We'll definitely stay here again.

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Thank joreggie
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

So many restaurants to choose from, however it would be a shame not to walk across the canal and also discover what Zihuatanejo centro has to offer. As our hotel was in the neighbourhood, we ate 3 dinners & 2 breakfasts there.

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Perth, Australia
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100 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Many locally owned small hotels, a few low key condo blocks and many great restaurants in this neighbourhood mixed with nice local houses. Leafy green and fantastic views along the hillfront above the bay. Walking distance to Playa la Ropa and Zihua Central (with a few hills). My destination of choice.

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Cannon Falls
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

While my wife and I stayed on La Ropa during or most recent visit we missed our favorite neighborhood, Colonia La Madera, . While staying on the beach was fun we had to go and visit our friends at Hotel Irma and our favorite restaurants along Adelita street.

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

That is exactly what is Mexican vacation to me. Spanish style buildings, lots of flowers, small boutique style hotels on a hill overlooking a beautiful bay. Reminds me of Amalfi coast. If you want a real taste of Zihua that an area to stay.

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Medford, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Stayed in this area on the beach for a week and loved it. Clean neighborhood, friendly people and lots of great restaurants.

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1 Thank mogcambomama
Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Just love this area...Small hotels more authentic than the big all-inclusive in Ixtapa and a few Inns and a boutique hotel in the area and some of the best restaurants of Zihua are located in this area mostly on Calle Adelita...

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Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Fabulous menu, great prices, wonderful staff. Meals prepared table side...wonderful view. Room for dancing. just a few steps from Casa Sandbar

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British Columbia, Canada
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We loved staying up on top of the hill then walking down to any of the small family run restaurants running parallel to the canal. Isabels is here, where you can pick up a variety of freshly squeezed juices. Rufo's was our main place to dine here mainly because of the quiet Mex music & subtle ambience. All the others... More 

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