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Ixtapa, Mexico

The beach paradise of Ixtapa is a true jewel set on Mexico's Pacific Coast; it boasts pristine beaches and picturesque mountains all while being just minutes away from lively Puerto Vallarta. Located on the Mexican Riviera, this locale is known for its calm waters, making it a favourite spot for family holidays. Whether travellers wish to get up close with sea creatures at Delfiniti or partake in a leisurely round of golf at Campo de Golf, there are more than enough exciting activities to go around.

Ixtapa Attractions

  • Museo de Arqueología de la Costa Grande
  • Isla Ixtapa
  • Marina Ixtapa

Ixtapa Activities

  • Charter a vessel for a deep sea fishing adventure
  • Admire contemporary Central American art at the Ixtapa Zih Galeria
  • Travel to nearby Zihuatenejo to bask in the cobblestoned streets and colourful buildings

Getting There & Around

Puerto Vallarta International Airport is only 10 km from Ixtapa's centre. There are a number of designated buses that take travellers into the city.

Taxis are fairly cheap with most offering fixed rates for shuttling to the most popular beaches. The coastal roads are typically well maintained which makes a rental car another viable option.

General Information

One of the first purpose-built beach resort towns in Mexico, Ixtapa still has a lot to offer for those in search of a sunny escape from the hectic pace of everyday life. On the coast of the Pacific Ocean in the state of Guerrero, Ixtapa is a popular alternative for regular visitors to Acapulco, some 240 km to the south. From a climate, layout, hotel and attractions standpoint, the two resort towns have a lot in common.

Most visitors to Ixtapa will want to restrict their time to the beach of course. There are many to discover, with Playa Blanca, Playa Larga and Playa Quieta among the best. Other points of interest in Ixtapa include the Costa Grande Archaeological Museum, Aztlan Ecological Park and Zihuatanejo Crafts Market. For recreation enthusiasts, water sports abound up and down the coastline and the immediate area around Ixtapa offers up a slew of excellent golf courses.

More Attractions

  • Costa Grande Archaeological Museum
  • Las Cuatas
  • Aztlan Ecological Park
  • Delfiniti Ixtapa
  • Zihuatanejo Crafts Market
  • More Activities

  • Water Sports
  • Golf
  • Playa Blanca
  • Playa Larga
  • Playa Quieta
  • Restaurants

  • Villa de la Selva
  • Soleado
  • Mamma Norma
  • Arrecife
  • Raffaelo
  • Nightlife

  • Christine
  • Blue Mamou
  • Carlos 'n Charlie's
  • La Playa Bar
  • Sanca
  • Climate

    Ixtapa has beautiful weather throughout the year, with annual average temperatures between 20°C and 32°C.

    Hotels in Ixtapa

    37 hotels in Ixtapa,

    1 Hotel Catalina Beach Resort

    3 stars
    3.7 / 5

    Playa la Ropa 23350 Map

    Catalina Beach Resort Zihuatanejo is set in the middle of the lush tropical gardens on a hill overlooking La Ropa Beach. This property is also close to golf courses, archaeological sites and... More

    2 Las Brisas Ixtapa

    4 stars
    4.3 / 5

    Playa Vista Hermosa Map

    Splurge on a Mexican beachside getaway and book a stay at Las Brisas Ixtapa, offering posh accommodations, several dining options and spacious event spaces set on the lovely shores of Ixtapa. This... More

    3 Tesoro Ixtapa - All Inclusive

    3 stars
    3.6 / 5

    Blvd Ixtapa S/N Ixtpa Map

    Featuring luxurious accommodation and excellent facilities, the Tesoro Ixtapa Resort is ideal for families, honeymooners and those seeking the treasures of tranquil waters, golden shorelines and... More

    4 Emporio Ixtapa

    3 stars
    3.7 / 5

    Blvd Ixtapa S/N Map

    Offering tasteful accommodations, picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean or the mountains and a host of on-site recreational activities, Emporio Hotel Ixtapa makes for an ideal getaway for a... More

    5 Hotel Irma

    3 stars
    4.0 / 5 5 reviews

    Playa La Madera S/N Map

    Featuring luxurious accommodation as well as high standards of comfort, Hotel Irma Zihuatanejo with its light-hearted ambiance is an ideal place for a pleasant and relaxing stay. GeneralAt... More

    6 Azul Ixtapa Grand All Suites Spa & Convention Center - All Inclusive

    4 stars
    4.6 / 5

    Paseo Punta Ixtapa lote 2, Zona Hotelera II Map

    Is a luxury resort with an eco-conscious environment, AZUL IXTAPA GRAND offers suites with spectacular views along with multiple dining options so you can pamper your palate throughout your stay.... More

    7 Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa Resort & Spa All Inclusive

    4 stars
    4.0 / 5 1 reviews

    Ave, Paseo de Ixtapa S/N Lote 3-A Map

    Lovely mountain views, beautiful seascapes and luxurious accommodations await holidaymakers looking to book a stay at the scenic Ixtapa at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa Resort & Spa All... More

    8 Posada Real Ixtapa

    3 stars
    4.1 / 5

    Blvd Ixtapa S/N Lote 6b Zona Hotelera Map

    Blending tranquil ambience, comfortable accommodation and friendly service, this property is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel offers well-equipped... More

    9 Azul Ixtapa All Inclusive Beach Resort and Convention Center

    3 stars
    4.2 / 5

    Paseo Punta Ixtapa lote 2, Zona Hotelera II Map

    Whether in Ixtapa for a beach holiday or a business trip, Azul Ixtapa All Inclusive Beach Resort & Convention Center makes for an ideal base with its luxurious spaces, top-of-the-line facilities... More

    Offering a good location, this property attracts all type of guests for a pleasant and wonderful stay in Ixtapa. GeneralThe hotel also offers a selection of well-appointed conference rooms that... More