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    The most incredible activities to do in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

    Max Balmori

    You will always be welcome here!

    We have already shared with you the amazing places in Mexico, from Mexican cuisine, to the 13 wonders of Mexico and not to mention the best destinations for Spring Break, where one of the favorites to travel on vacation is Acapulco Guerrero.

    Guerrero, besides being an excellence tourist destination, is also ideal to discover its surroundings. There is a very beautiful resort on the Pacific coast called Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, a beach resort and hotel complex where you can have a unique adventure with the hundreds of activities you can do here.

    Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo receives an average of two million tourists annually, and if you still don't know why, get ready to know the best of this destination and what you will find when you arrive to its beautiful beaches. We guarantee that you will wish you were in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo right now.

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    The best beach in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

    As the first place on your list of places to visit in Ixtapa, we recommend visiting El Palmar beach, the heart of the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo hotel zone. In addition to being able to enjoy the sun and the sea, you can also participate in the release of turtles that occurs from October to March.

    Swimming through its waters, you will find that there are a great variety of water sports that you can do. Ride a jet ski, fly on a beach parachute or enjoy a boat ride with your friends and family.

    There is a unique and peculiar experience that is lived alone on this beach, lying on the seashore and putting your feet in the golden sand, while you admire the magical sunsets at Playa el Palmar. All those who have had the opportunity to witness this special event agree that it is very different from any other beach tourist destinations.

    Dance with dolphins in Ixtapa

    One of the gentlest beings in the ocean has an ideal space to swim with the tourists of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Swimming and playing with dolphins in the Ixtapa water park is one of the activities that you should take advantage of on your trip.

    Making this activity even more special and different, you can experience dolphin therapy and even getting married accompanied by dolphins.

    A show that your children will love, they will be safe playing with the dolphins and accompanied by trainers who will care for them until the end of their visit.

    The perfect option for nature lovers

    Ixtapa has infinity of natural areas where you can spend a comforting moment and appreciate the flora and fauna of the area. Combine this with a bike ride and you have the complete experience. The Ixtapa bike path offers a special tour where you will hear nature sing. It is a space that runs through the interior of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and that allows you to know in more detail the points of interest that you can find there.

    The first section is 3.8 kilometers (6 miles) long starting at Marina Ixtapa, passing through the crocodile reserve and ending at Playa Linda. The second section is independent reaching the natural routes between Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, with the same distance, but adding a visual spectacle to your trip, Mother Nature will be your guide on this ride.

    Even if your thing is not riding a bicycle, you can jogg on the bike path or simply walking quietly, you will undoubtedly love to walk in this place.

    The colorful center of Zihuatanejo

    We saved the best for last, so get ready because you are going to get a surprise that you will not forget.

    The picturesque center of Zihuatanejo is the perfect place to get to know the local culture, the warmth of the people and you can take advantage of a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and handicraft shops to take great memories from your trip.

    Walking the streets of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is another way to get to know this paradise, during the day and at nightfall, feel confident to enjoy a drink in one of the restaurants in Ixtapa, ideal for couples.

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    Now that you know what you can find in this place near Guerrero, don't think twice and enter Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

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