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Ixtapa Island Escape

Ixtapa Island Escape
5 hours
USD 46.00
Discover the beautiful Ixtapa Island a few miles from mainland! Visit this paradisiacal island in the Mexican Pacific Coast and spend the day swimming and snorkeling in the crystalline waters of a protected cove. You will have also the opportunity to practice fun water sports or just realx in a hammock after lunch on the beach.

Las Gatas Beach Tour

Las Gatas Beach Tour
5 hours
USD 30.00
Join us for a nice beach day at the stunning La Gatas Beach, one of Zihuatanejo's main attractions.<br>The calm water and the very few tourist that visit the las Gatas Beach during the week days, makes it a great place to spend the day, in a nice tropical atmosphere with friendly people that will make the Las Gatas Beach Tour a pleasant experience.<br>You will have time to relax in a comfortable lounge chair, have cold drink, maybe read a book and swim in crystal clear water.<br>Find Jesus under water, an 18 feet statue of Jesus made out of bronze located under water at the Las Gatas Bay.<br>The tour will last about 5 hours.

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Ixtapa Airport (ZIH) Information

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 ZIH Ixtapa Airport Info & Guide

Ixtapa International Airport

Where is Ixtapa Airport?  

Spectacularly beautiful Ixtapa, with 340 days of sunshine a year, and stunning white sand beaches, is one of Mexico's most luxurious destinations. Sitting amongst lush rolling hills on a tropical coastline, Ixtapa offers activities from diving and parasailing, to fishing and hiking. The night life is relaxed here.

Just 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) to the southeast of Ixtapa is Zihuatanejo, a charming Mexican town. Located on a well-protected bay, this once sleepy fishing village has managed to keep its traditional small town feel, despite the influx of tourists.

Zihuatanejo de Azueta (as Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are known collectively) is now the third most visited area in Mexico (after Cancún and Puerto Vallarta) and is particularly popular spot for sports fishermen.  

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (IATA: ZIH, ICAO: MMZH), also known as Ixtapa Airport or Zihuatanejo Airport, is located in the municipality of José Azueta, near Zihuatanejo, in the state of Guerrero on Mexico's Pacific Ocean coast. The beach resorts of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are both about 20-30 minutes away.

Airlines serving Ixtapa Airport include Air Canada, Air Transat, Alaska, American, CanJet, Delta, Sunwing, United, US Airways and WestJet. Vacationers to Ixtapa fly in from Calgary, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Montreal, Phoenix, Toronto and Vancouver.

Your best bets for Ixtapa Airport transfers are a 'colectivo' shared mini-van shuttle (cheap but slow) or a taxi (more expensive, but no waiting). Or splurge on a private car (not all that much more a taxi). Details are provided in this guide.

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Services at ZIH Ixtapa International Airport include:

  • Duty free
  • Bookshop

Additional Ixtapa Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 18 Aug 2020