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-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 holiday around the weather, June, August, May and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Zihuatanejo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

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 centre.

Where to stay near Zihuatanejo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 483 holiday rentals near Zihuatanejo. From 281 Condos/Apartments to 57 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Zihuatanejo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Zihuatanejo:

  • Centro: 105 holiday homes
  • Playa La Ropa: 110 holiday homes
  • Lázaro Cárdenas: 59 holiday homes
  • 24 de Abril: 57 holiday homes
  • La Palapa: 102 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Playa La Ropa: 110 holiday rentals
  • Zihuatanejo Bay: 562 holiday rentals
  • King's Reef: 560 holiday rentals
  • Archaeological Museum of the Great Coast: 564 holiday rentals
  • Virgin of the Tree: 568 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zihuatanejo listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 281 Condos/Apartments in Zihuatanejo. Our other popular types of Zihuatanejo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 57 holiday houses
  • Villas: 69 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 17 holiday houses

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 382 holiday homes with pool available in Zihuatanejo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.