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Fabulous views, overlooking beautiful La Ropa Bay; steps from the beach.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to “ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE” - Imagine looking out over the Bay & Town of Zihuatanejo far south on the Mexican Riviera; you first see the sun rising on the fishing boats, catamarans and the occasional cruise ship before dwelling on famed Playa La Ropa. After hours of enjoying consistent 25+ Celsius/85 Fahrenheit, (and a dip in the beckoning pool), it's back to the pleasant shade of the large “terraza” in time to watch the sun setting on hills surrounding Zihuatanejo Bay and finally in to the azure of the Pacific Ocean.

The magic of the fabulous views looking out over famous Playa La Ropa Beach, with your tastefully decorated Casa having many accents uniquely Mexican. The approximately 2200+ square feet of space includes living/dining area, supported with a very functional kitchen for those that want to self-cater; there is also a barbecue and wine/beer fridge on the 700 square foot deck with hammock & tropical plants. All rooms have ceiling fans as well as air conditioning.

Zihuatanejo information:

This relaxing fishing village is now a vibrant yet quiet retreat for holiday makers. Most cruise ship lines used to include Zihua in it's destinations for good reason. To this day you can wander down to the fish market every day and buy dinner caught that morning. (Or rent a boat and skipper to catch your own bounty of the sea)!

Surrounding area

Within a 15 minute taxi ride there is the drama of over 10 kilometres of beautiful beaches, local 'Enramadas', (outdoor cafes); $1 beers; beach-side massages and body surfing. Or grab the clubs or tennis racquet and head for nearby Ixtapa for a round or a set.

Playa La Ropa

This local beach is just steps away from Agave Blue; where warm waters for swimming and snorkeling abound. Choose from about 20 beach-front restaurants from budget to 5 star. Discover the gem of Las Gatas, (Cats Beach), for a day of secluded tanning and water activity in this compact reefed bay with crystal clear blue/green water. Walk there over the rocks or take a water taxi for about 20 pesos.

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More Details

Robin Hill
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2017

About Robin Hill



Robin Hill purchased this condo in 2006

Why Robin Hill chose Zihuatanejo



What makes this condo unique

A cooling Jacuzzi infinity pool right on the Terrazza, (patio). Sip a cocktail while watching the sunset from your own seat in the dipping pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Robin! First, we just wanted to say how AMAZING our stay was! We loved it loved it loved it! And want to go back!

How do we go about booking for next year? How much notice do you need? What would the cost be for two weeks?


Mar 2016
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Playa Las Gatas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double hand basins
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , hand basin
  • All bathrooms decorated with classic Mexican hand painted ceramic tiles.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Sleeps 6 comfortably in 3 bedrooms. Air-conditioning all bedrooms & Living areas. Master bedroom has fantastic views.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Large dipping pool/jacuzzi on terrazza. Smoking allowed on the terrazza only. Filtered drinking water in kitchen only. Security guards on duty 24 hours. Universal wireless internet available Summer 2015. Wheelchair access at entry level; living space on same level; Pool 1 level down. Best dining opportunity on terrazza with seating for 8 people. (Barbecue).


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Fabulous views, overlooking beautiful La Ropa Bay; steps from the beach.
average rating of 4.6 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This property is located in the most perfect location to enjoy the most fantastic vacation anyone could ask for. The living space is the perfect layout and size for all my family to visit. Kitchen is well equipped for having a relaxing evening at home . The view from the fabulous deck is a bonus and the cold tub on the deck with this fabulous view makes it even more special.

Robin, thank you for all your help and suggestions on where and what to do while on vacation in this lovely spot.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words, Paulette - please come and visit us again!
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  • 5 of 5

The condo is absolutely amazing, the location is beautifully breathtaking we stayed for a week and it was by far the best week ever. Super accommodating and incredible.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you very much Alexander - these reviews are really important to us. Best regards, Robin
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Position A

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect location. Steps from the beach. yet absolute tranquility in the condo. Listening to the waves from the comfort of the deck was a very nice bonus. The layout of this unit is fabulous, The bedrooms are all a generous size with ensuite bathrooms in each. There was not a comfort missing. Being able to enjoy meals in with such a fabulous view was a real treat. This is a great set up, starting with the condo itself and the support from Robin to ensure a truly relaxing getaway. There was not a worry in sight.

The beach is glorious and so close it easy to pop down for the day or just a quick swim. It does not take long to get comfortable with the area. In walking distance they are many options for restaurants, yoga and great paddle boarding. Thank you Robin, one of the best vacations I've had!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind review of our property.
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Tacoma, Wa

Loved the Location

  • 5 of 5

We and one other couple stayed a week. The deck is probably one of the best features of the Punta Marina condos and Robin's is one of the best, because of its relative seclusion, furnishings and dipping tub . We ate all of our breakfasts and most dinners there, played bridge, barbequed and looked at the views, including ever changing activity on La Ropa.

We have stayed in other locations in Zihuatenejo , including a new condo above the other end of La Ropa beach, and at hotels across the bay. This has the shortest walk to the beach and to public transportation to the town center. Even so, cab fares in Zihuatenejo are a bargain compared to other Mexican resort towns. During our stay here, we made frequent stops at our favorite bakery, Panaderia Antiqua, which is near the plaza by the bay and had lunch at the little Quesadilla restaurant which is located on the outside of the central market. Our favorite restaurant was El Agave, a small European type second story open air restaurant. Try their Mexican red blend wine.

We definitely hope to stay in Robin's condo when we return to Zihuatenajo.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this great review; and the excellent tips on eating places that you found. (In some cases - new to me)! Looking forward to the next time. Robin
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Québec, J0Y 2S0

un oasis de calme

  • 5 of 5

My first time with Homeaway. I was honestly nervous... We discovered a wonderfull mexican apartement , nicely decorated , spacious , a balcony with lots of flowers and room for a living-room, a dining space and a big spa.We practicly lived on the balcony since the hard sun arrived only in the late after noon. The view was amazing! There is a big pool where you could do laps!

All this near a superb beach , lots of restaurants , nice city-mercado-fish-market and activities. But for us the best was how calm this place was and how safe and friendly(respectfull) the people from Zihua are. Mr Hill really made everything easy for us!He did more than answer our questions!

Je recommande ,sans aucune retenue, ce petit paradis à quiconque veut se ressourcer , profiter du soleil et bien manger! Ça ne peut pas être plus facile!

Appartement chaleureux , propre , décoration locale , belles salles de bain , superbe vue d'un immense balcon comprenant salon-salle à diner-spa . M. Hill a été beaucoup plus qu'un propriétaire pour nous avec ses très bons conseils.

Merci encore ++ on y retournera certainement!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Beaucoup, Pascale!
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 weeks at robin's condo in January of 2016. Robin is a great owner/host. He was very easy to deal with and very responsive. For example the air conditioner in the second bedroom quit working. Robin had a new unit installed within 2 days. He has Freddy on site who is an absolute bonus for guests. He is very personal and really looks after robins guests. Freddy's wife is the housekeeper so it all works seamlessly. The condo is very comfortable, large, and the sun deck has left some great memories. The view is second to none. The proximity to la Ropa beach is a short 5 minute walk. Would we stay here if we return to Zihuatanajo.......hands down.....u bet.....thanks Robin it was great

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dale, Come back anytime!
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
450 Metres
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Marina in town
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Playa La Ropa & Las Gatas
Car: not necessary

Spectacular, Fabulous views of famed Playa La Ropa Beach, (just steps away). 10 minutes to airport; 10 minutes to Ixtapa. Come visit us - and yes, you are now in the Tropics! Zihuatanejo lies about 250 kms north of Acapulco. Yes, the area is safe - this is one of the most popular stops for cruise ships in the entire Mexican Riviera. This is the beach made famous in the movie 'The Shawshank Redemption' - (for good reason)!

Golf: Two great courses within 15 minutes. (Robert Trent Jones and Marina Golf Course). Reasonable rates.


Rates & Availability

Playa Las Gatas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Easter Period 2017
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 18 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $20

Christmas & New Year times negotiable from Dec 18th to Jan 8th. $345 per night (7 night minimum)
Housekeeping service available at $18 per day. Authentic Mexican cook available at $18 per dinner plus food cost.

Deposit of $500 with booking; 50% required 3 months before travel, with balance payable 30 days before travel. Payment by bank transfer or personal cheque.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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