Destination guide

Relaxing Ixtapa will entice you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Ixtapa. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the cycling, beaches and seaside. La Ropa Beach and Potosi Refuge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ixtapa

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Ixtapa for its swimming, cycling and surfing. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Ixtapa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magic World Aquapark (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Ixtapa Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Delfiniti (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Marina Ixtapa Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Cocodrilario (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Ixtapa

Travellers enjoy Ixtapa for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, June, September and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ixtapa

Travellers love Ixtapa for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ixtapa is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Ropa Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Potosi Refuge (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • El Palmar Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Vista Hermosa Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Quieta Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Aztlan Ecological Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ixtapa

The nearest airport is in Ixtapa, Guerrero (ZIH-Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Ixtapa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 424 holiday rentals near Ixtapa. From 272 Condos/Apartments to 56 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ixtapa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Ixtapa:

  • Villas Alondras: 88 holiday homes
  • PELICANOS I: 79 holiday homes
  • Centro: 96 holiday homes
  • Playa La Ropa: 110 holiday homes
  • Lázaro Cárdenas: 52 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 Ixtapa?

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

  • El Palmar Beach: 529 holiday rentals
  • Delfiniti: 545 holiday rentals
  • Ixtapa Golf Course: 545 holiday rentals
  • Cocodrilario: 543 holiday rentals
  • Marina Ixtapa Golf Club: 542 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ixtapa 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 Ixtapa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 272 Condos/Apartments in Ixtapa. Our other popular types of Ixtapa holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 56 holiday houses
  • Houses: 48 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ixtapa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 350 holiday homes with pool available in Ixtapa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.