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“Nothing special”

Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa)
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$81.00*
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Ixtapa Shore Excursion: Ixtapa Island Adventure
Ranked #1 of 33 things to do in Ixtapa
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Owner description: Since its development in 1970, this island has become a man-made paradise and wildlife reserve.
Reviewed April 7, 2013

People are boated over to 2 beaches with several fish restaurants. Typically, you catch fish on the way and they prepare it for you while you attempt to snorkel off a rocky shore (ineteresting but challenging)

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

If you go, make sure you snorkel first thing in the morning as it gets congested and stirred up as the day goes on.

Thank earl c
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

we could see lots of large fish from the shore, so the snorkeling might not be bad, but as a place just to visit, Isla Ixtapa was not that interesting. The water taxi ride was fun, but very large swells made exiting the boat kind of scary. I enjoyed the crocodiles at the other end of the dock much more

Thank 2onatrip
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

Nice beaches for swimming. Reasonable price for motorized water sports. A taste of the "locals" which is fun.

Not much space for sun-tanning. Great for relaxation and hanging out, and trying local restaurants. Otherwise, it's a small island with not much to do

There's snorkeling on other side of island but too wavy to be good

Thank Rosaline K
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

This beach was fantastic, great for swimming, snorkelling and the food was fantastic. The water was calm, no waves, clean and sandy bottom, excellent for kids. It is a short water taxi ride from Ixtapa. Watch your head getting into the boats.

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