Ixtapa

The Island

This island, which is more like a small islet, can be explored by walking from one end to the other. There’s plenty to see on the island like the rock formations, giant cactus, and spectacular views. It has four beaches to visit; Cuachalalate, named after a medicinal tree in the area, is one of the most popular for swimming in its calm waters and eating fresh fish, as well as Varadero, the fishermen's shops will invite you to spend a typical day at the coast. Coral beach is exceptional for snorkeling; the rocky reef is home to a boisterous multicolored fauna, if you walk a little further you will find Sacrificio a small beach without shops, the deer and rabbits inhabitants of this island will share the road to greet you. From tranquility to adventure,enjoy a blissful day in the sun here.
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Beaches The Island

The Island

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Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Other Beaches

Las Gatas Beach
Las Gatas is named after the harmless whiskered nurse sharks that once inhabited this area but have since disappeared. Those who enjoy free diving or snorkeling.
El Palmar
Revel in the golden sand and jewel toned sea in one of the most emblematic beaches of Ixtapa. This stretch of beach runs parallel with beachfront pools and hotels, making it an easy access.
La Saladita
This beach is known for surfing, especially for longboarders. With its very long-walled left handers, you can slide for more than 500mts on a good day.

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