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Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo Destination Guide

Twice as Pleasing - Set against lush green mountains, this tropical beauty of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo offers all the modern comforts of luxury resorts, and all the charm of a sleepy seaside village. Located only seven kilometers apart, Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo combine to deliver the best of both worlds.

Ixtapa invites you to experience some of the best watersports on the southwest coast of Mexico, plus award winning golf courses and a wide variety of luxurious accommodations.

Zihuatanejo is a classic Mexican pueblo... unpretentious and serene. Stroll down the cobblestone streets, shop at intriguing native markets and enjoy a meal or drinks at a seaside cafe.

Lay back, pick up the pace or do a little of both and enjoy two great vacations in one.

Contact a Travel Agent Specializing in Mexico Vacations for assistance choosing the best resorts and vacation opportunities in Ixtapa, Mexico.

Weather in Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo

Semi-tropical climate year-round with an average of 300 sunny days a year and temperatures ranging from 73° to 93° F (23° to 33° C).

Tipping in Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo

There is a sales tax of 15%. The tax applies to the purchase of most items and is paid by tourists and residents.

Wedding Requirements for Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo

Requirements: Birth certificate, Final divorce decree ( if applicable ) and Blood tests not older than 15 days.

Airport Information for Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo

Travel to and from Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo uses the Zihuatanejo International Airport.

Rental Cars in Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo

Cars can be rented either at the airport, through your hotel, or at their various offices in both Zihuatanejo & Ixtapa.