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Today in Zihuatanejo, México
Swimming in the pool
Running in the beach
Enjoying a massage
|Club de Golf Palma Real
Golf's ClubPalma Real
Golf's ClubLa Marina
Zone Archaeological La Soledad
Las Gatas Beach
La Ropa Beach
El Palmar Beach
This destination guarantees the visitors the most pleasant or most exciting trip. In its waters, the daring sportsmen can measure their skills, in the parks and beaches there are beautiful and safe places for an excellent family trip.
To walk or ride a bike and take some fresh air , to capture unforgettable moments in photography and acquire a sense of ecologic preservation, the different places in Ixtapa- Zihuatanejo would be appropriate. For sure, these trips are taken in all the beaches and surrounding areas of this destination, such as Selva de los Troncones or Playa Linda, however, Playa La Ropa stands out. Located southeast of Playa Municipal, where turtles and other reptiles nestle. It is possible to camp in some places, spending the night beneath the stars and telling stories around a fire; the most recommendable place for camping is Playa Linda. For the youngest ones there are two special places for recreation and leisure, Parque Aventura (Adventure Park) and Delfinario Delfiniti.
In Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, there are two exclusive golf courses; both offer insuperable quality of service in their excellent facilities, aside from being surrounded by the most wonderful landscapes. The courses for the development of this sport are: Marina Ixtapa Golf Club, one of Mexico’s best golf clubs, it features an 18-hole course, par 72; Palma Real Golf Course, on Ixtapa Boulevard, it features 18 holes, par 72.
Ixtapa–Zihuatanejo is considered an important fishing port, due to the abundance of species. In its waters, the tourist will find sailfish, marlin or dorado, jewfish, sawfish, barracuda, jurel and bonito. The port can supply the best vessels, professional guide and equipment, even for those curious people who don’t have great experience in this activity.
This destination possesses over 30 places to practice diving: reefs, low lands, submarine canyons and corals, stand out the named “ripios” and two sunken ships that act as artificial reefs. In the marine territories, divers go for a ride surrounded by dolphins, rays, octopuses, morays and lesser fork beard fish.
In Punta Ixtapa, 12 kms north of Zihuatanejo, there are still waters and depths from 10 to 15 meters, which make it an easy place for inexperienced divers; to explore beautiful coral reefs, there is a tour called “Bajo de la Tintorera”, specially for diving reaching a 50 meters in depth; in Cueva de la Gata, 15 to 20 meters depth, cat shark specimens can be seen closely; and in Fandango, 10 meters in-depth, the wreckage of a sunken ship covered with corals can be observed. Anyone visiting Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo will be able to have the best under water adventure.
Without a doubt, the best place to jump into water in kayak is Barra del Potosi, only 25 km from Zihuatanejo, in the middle of a group of islands surrounded by mangroves. In that community, you can find the most professional guides and the best equipment. To row and avoid obstacles on the way is an activity full of vitality and fun.
Surf and windsurf lovers will find the best waves and wind in Las Escolleras and Playa La Ropa. In Las Escolleras the “Karma Surf” tournament, which convokes surfers from Mexico and from all around the world, has become a tradition. In Ixtapa and surrounding areas you will find well-stoked stores with implements for this activity, as well as services of instructors that help you learn the art of dominating the waves.