Zihuatanejo Activities

A list of the best activities in Zihuatanejo, recommendations of interesting places near the city, the information you need for the perfect holiday in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.

Zihuatanejo a world-renowned tourist spot in conjunction with Ixtapa make an amazing place, know the beach activities, adventure, nature, water sports, archaeological areas, cultural and artistic spaces in the area.


Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Tours and Excursions

I am Alberto Barbosa Tour Guide in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, I invite you to know more about these places, to take care of them and recommend them. Perform these activities, tours and excursions with certified guides.

The best activities in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

In Ixtapa Zihuatanejo we have places to learn and interact sustainably with nature, there are important parks and ecological reserves, in various places you can practice water sports.

Sunrise Zihuatanejo main beach
Sunrise Zihuatanejo main beach

Several beaches are suitable for whale watching or you can participate in the release of turtles, these are just a few things that are done in Zihuatanejo.

Popular attractions in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Barra de Potosí

Barra de Potosí a paradise of nature and ecological reserve is located 26 km south of Zihuatanejo, on the road to Acapulco in the village of Los Achotes belonging to the municipality of Petatlán Guerrero.

Two natural attractions are part of the charm of Barra de Potosí, these are: the lagoon and the beach.

The beach with her classic arbors, are simple restaurants overlooking the sea or the lagoon, which prepare very good food based on Mexican seafood or clove.

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Fishing boat in Barra de Potosí

The most common activities of Barra de Potosí are: bird watching, boat ride in the lagoon, kayaking tours, boat ride to the sea at “Los Morros de Potosí”, fishing, not forgetting surfing with the right conditions.

Of course a beach day on the hammocks of Barra de Potosí, it may be the best option !

Xihuacán The Archaeological Zone in La Soledad de Maciel

the Soledad de Maciel pyramids archaeological site museum xihuacan
Xihuacan Archaeological Zone, site museum, pyramids, the Solitude of Maciel.
xihuacan ball game ring
Ball Game Hoop in Xihuacan

For more information about Xihuacan click on this link.

Playa la Ropa

panoramic playa la ropa
Panoramic: Sunset at La Ropa Beach

Playa La Madera

Sunset at Playa la Madera
Sunset at Playa la Madera

Archaeological Museum of the Costa Grande

Archaeological Museum of the Costa Grande
Archaeological Museum of the Costa Grande

Things to do in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo


In Zihuatanejo Bay:

Playa las Gatas

Fisherman’s Walk (Zihuatanejo Malecon)

The Principal

Playa el Contramar

Majahua Beach

Playa el Palmar

Ixtapa Island

Playa Linda

Playa Manzanillo

Playa Larga

El Refugio de Potosí


La Saladita


Whale watching

Turtle release

Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival

Adventure Park, zip lines and suspension bridges

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Cycle Bike Tour

Las Gatas Beach Excursion

Kayaking and beach diving Las Gatas

Playa Linda Mirador

Municipal Market

The Ranch Beach (The Ranch Surf Spot, Capire)

Ayotlcalli Tortuguero Camp

Art galleries

Beaches, outdoor activities, excursions, private tours and the classic City Tour in Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa, all this and more we have in this beautiful port.

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