Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa), Ixtapa

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Take a boat ride to Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa), which provides idyllic beaches and excellent diving. Snorkelers and scuba divers flock to the island, known for its lively reefs teeming with colorful fish and other marine life. Soak up some sun on the fine, golden sands, and swim on one of the four beaches on the island, each boasting crystal clear, azure waters. Explore the small island on foot, check out the seafood restaurants, or laze in a hammock and enjoy the view. Plan your Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Zihuatanejo using our Zihuatanejo trip planner .
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  • Went by water taxi 50 peso return spent the day snorkeling had lunch was nice beach, It is rocky so bring water shoes there are 3 sides you can go to all in had a fun day.  more »
  • We took a sketchy boat ride to the island--no life jackets and a difficult entry into the boat. The kitchen was rustic and the bathrooms not clean. I was too chicken to order anything off the menu. A ...  more »
  • We took a boat over to the island. It costs 50 peso which really isn't much. Keep you ticket stub because the above cost also covers your return trip. They have a neat coral reef that is great for sno...  more »
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  • I love this place, beautiful! There are tons of make shift restaurants on both sides of the narrow island. As soon as you get off the boat, there are people on you, trying to get you to go to their restaurant. We've been a few times now, and all the offerings and pricing is similar. They bring out the fresh fish, and you pick the one you want for your group. What I really love is, you order your food and buckets of beer. You then tell them what time you want your meal delivered to you, and it magically shows up at your chosen time 🐟🍚🥗 🍻
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  • Its incredible beaches very quiet excellent and friendly service. (Mostly) bilingual staff. Re-fuel for snorkeling, coral beach.
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Look in the narrow streets of the historic center to find a range of affordable, colorful "posadas" (inns), or head uphill to Cerro del Almacen for comfortable condos offering sweeping views over the water. If the larger luxury hotels appeal, cast your eye east of the river to find lavish resorts lining the town's most desirable beaches.
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