Zihuatanejo Bay, Zihuatanejo

4.6
#3 of 10 in Nature in Guerrero
Beach hop between the five popular beaches within Zihuatanejo Bay, where you'll find a piece of shoreline to suit every beach-loving traveler. A long white sand beach, Playa La Ropa is popular for swimming. Those who are interested in snorkeling around reefs should head to Playa Las Gatas. Playa Contramar has polished rocks instead of sand and offers snorkeling around rock formations. Playa La Madera makes for good body surfing, and it provides a nice place to spend an evening on the walkway among performers and restaurants. The final beach, Playa Principal, makes up the waterfront town and is more urban, not suitable for swimming. Make Zihuatanejo Bay a part of your Zihuatanejo vacation plans using our Zihuatanejo online tour itinerary planner .
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  • Dirty ugly and expensive, in general I do not recommend going to Zihuatanejo is a dirty and ugly, town and restaurants prices are exorbitant, the food is bad, and beaches are extremely contaminated with the exception of clothing, Ixtapa is another thing I recommend better to go there Although in general I believe that there are better beaches to visit in Mexico and more cheaper.
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  • Great city, has all your needs. Plenty of places to eat and relax rather on the beach or at a restaurant. We had a great city guide, which made us feel extra safe. But most people here are friendly an...  more »
  • Zihuatanejo Bay is a place that asks you nothing to any other Mexican Beach destination of echo is one of the best places where State eh. It has it all. a "picturesque" village beautiful beaches, beautiful people.
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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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