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September 22, 2017 1:30 PM -

Due to the recent hurricanes in some of our South destinations, we are experiencing an increased amount of additional baggage among our customers. Although we deeply appreciate this show of support and kindness, please note that extra weight or additional baggage, depending on the space available, may be refused for operational reasons.
We thank you for your understanding.

September 22, 2017 3:30 PM - Following the recent hurricane activity in some of our Sun destinations, here is an update on our operations in the affected regions.

Cuba
Air operations have returned to normal in Varadero and Holguín. Hotels in Havana, Cayo Largo, Camagüey, Varadero, and Holguin are now operational. Air service to Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria is suspended until October 31, 2017. In the coming weeks, our teams at destination, in collaboration with our hotelier partners, will be providing full details on when hotels may reopen.
 
Dominican Republic
Hurricane Maria has not done any structural damage to the hotels marketed by Transat. Our partners along with local authorities are currently conducting clean-up operations in preparation for resumption of tourism operations. All airports are open. Our flights to Punta Cana and Puerto Plata will resume on September 24 and 29 respectively. Service to Samana, meanwhile, will resume on October 1.

Saint-Martin
Our scheduled flights are expected to begin in late December 2017. In the coming weeks, our teams at destination, in collaboration with our hotelier partners, will be providing full details on when hotels may reopen. 

Puerto Rico
Our scheduled flights are expected to begin in late December 2017. In the coming weeks, our teams at destination, in collaboration with our hotelier partners, will be providing full details on when hotels may reopen.  Our cruise line partners are currently reviewing their Winter 2017–18 itineraries and securing new ports of call.

Cruise packages
We are planning some changes to our Eastern Caribbean and Southern Caribbean cruise itineraries to ensure your comfort and safety and provide the best possible vacation experience. There will be no changes to embarkation/debarkation dates, however. Our cruise line partners are currently reviewing their Winter 2017–18 itineraries and securing new ports of call. We expect to announce these revisions within the next weeks.

There are no revisions for passengers travelling on Western Caribbean itineraries.
 

Plan your trip to Ixtapa

Airfare to Ixtapa over the next 12 months

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Ixtapa

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport

Flight distance to Ixtapa 4023 km
Average flight time to Ixtapa 06H 05MIN
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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.

Outings

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.

Gorgeous landscapes

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!

To ensure a successful trip to Ixtapa, read this useful information about travelling to Mexico.

Weather in Ixtapa can vary throughout the year. The chart below indicates monthly average temperatures and rainfall so travellers can plan the perfect vacation at the right time and pack accordingly.
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