Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Zihuatanejo

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Zihuatanejo. Well known for its fishing, restaurants and shopping, this relaxing city won't disappoint. La Ropa Beach and Potosi Refuge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Zihuatanejo

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Zihuatanejo for its fishing and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Zihuatanejo has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ixtapa Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Magic World Aquapark (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Delfiniti (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Marina Ixtapa Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Cocodrilario (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Zihuatanejo

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, June, August, May and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Zihuatanejo

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Zihuatanejo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Ropa Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Potosi Refuge (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Principal Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • La Madera Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Playa Contramar (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Zihuatanejo Bay (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Zihuatanejo

The nearest airport is in Ixtapa, Guerrero (ZIH-Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo Intl.), located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Zihuatanejo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 437 holiday lettings near Zihuatanejo. From 277 Condos/Apartments to 50 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Zihuatanejo is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Zihuatanejo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Zihuatanejo:

  • Centro: 192 holiday homes
  • Playa Las Gatas: 153 holiday homes
  • El Hujal: 38 holiday homes
  • El Limón: 49 holiday homes
  • Lázaro Cárdenas: 58 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zihuatanejo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Zihuatanejo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • King's Reef: 511 holiday lettings
  • Archaeological Museum of the Great Coast: 514 holiday lettings
  • Virgin of the Tree: 506 holiday lettings
  • Kioto Plaza: 508 holiday lettings
  • Fisherman's Walk: 505 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Zihuatanejo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Zihuatanejo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 277 Condos/Apartments in Zihuatanejo. Our other popular types of Zihuatanejo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zihuatanejo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 364 holiday homes with pool available in Zihuatanejo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.