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 features

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)
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 center.

Where to stay around Zihuatanejo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 492 vacation rentals near Zihuatanejo. From 287 Condos/Apartments to 60 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Zihuatanejo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Zihuatanejo:

  • Playa La Ropa: 111 vacation rentals
  • Centro: 108 vacation rentals
  • Cerro del Vigia: 87 vacation rentals
  • Playa Las Gatas: 123 vacation rentals
  • Cerro del Almacén: 80 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Zihuatanejo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Zihuatanejo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • La Madera Beach: 572 vacation rentals
  • Archaeological Museum of the Great Coast: 572 vacation rentals
  • Kioto Plaza: 571 vacation rentals
  • Las Gatas Beach: 568 vacation rentals
  • Contramar Beach: 569 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Zihuatanejo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 287 Condos/Apartments in Zihuatanejo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Zihuatanejo include:

  • Houses: 60 rentals available
  • Villas: 68 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 18 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Zihuatanejo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 387 vacation rentals with pool available in Zihuatanejo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.