Ixtapa, Mexico: A Pacific marvel
Situated on a bay on the Pacific Coast, Ixtapa is surrounded by resorts set on magnificent beaches. Spas, resorts, residential districts and prestige hotels all enjoy proximity to numerous activities you’ll want to try while on vacation.
This little corner of paradise has more than just gorgeous beaches. Ixtapa also boasts several internationally renowned golf courses, a dolphinarium and a water park and numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Ixtapa offers loads of tourist-friendly activities, be it visiting a crocodile or sea-turtle farm or sports like golf, tennis, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, parasailing and many more.
Bordered by thousands of palm trees and stretching for several kilometres, Playa Quieta and Playa Linda are among Ixtapa’s more famous beaches and well worth a visit. At the end of Playa Linda, you can take a ferry to Isla Ixtapa, a small island that is popular with the locals and a great place to do some snorkelling.
In addition to its numerous outdoor activities, Ixtapa also offers lush landscapes. Catch incredible vistas and stunning sunsets all along with coast, and treat yourself to a relaxing outing in the heart of Ixtapa’s countryside, where you can try fresh, delicious mangoes and papayas on a plantation.
Traditional Mexican specialties and much more
Ixtapa is a wonderful place for a family vacation, and offers a huge variety of local culinary specialties. Featuring savoury, creative gastronomy, most hotels in the area offer a generous choice of buffet-style and à la carte meals, often presenting traditional Mexican and Mediterranean dishes. A stay in Ixtapa is also an opportunity to feast on the Pacific Coast’s fabulous seafood!