Posts Tagged ‘IXTAPA tourism’

Welcome to Ixtapa in Mexico!

Ixtapa is a popular beach resort and tourist destination in the municipality of Zihuatanejo de Azueta, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. It is located 5 km (3.1 mi) to the northwest of the municipal seat, Zihuatanejo, and some 245 km (152 mi) northwest of Acapulco. Ixtapa is one of Mexico┬┤s most popular places, visited […]


The birth of Ixtapa

Ixtapa is a government-planned tourist resort constructed on what was once a coconut plantation and mangrove estuary that was begun in the early 1970s. The development of Ixtapa was supported by a loan from the World Bank and, In 1968, the Bank of Mexico created a special fund for the creation of new tourist destinations […]


Ixtapa Playa Linda

In the Zona Hotelera 2, coconut palm roofed restaurants and bars dispense beer, soda, and the catch of the day while patrons overlook this impressive and pristine beach. Playa Linda in Ixtapa is a favorite with Mexican families who adore this coconut-palm-lined beach, which has stunning views, is perfect for walking, and is encircled at […]


Isla Ixtapa

Isla Ixtapa or island is a short panga (water taxi) ride from Playa Linda and has four beaches, Cuachalate, named in honor of a medicinal tree in the area and is the most popular beach, especially in high season, with rows of stalls offering to rent a bike, take a ride on the banana rides […]