Travel By Fingertip...Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo

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Sporting Life in Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo



For a must-do day at Isla Ixtapa, contact your hotel for boat arrangements. (Or Zihuatanejo Pier, see below.) Sunset cruises are also a popular event, the best being on the 67 foot trimaran Tristar. Contact Yates del Sol (Ph: 753/4-35-89).

Sport Fishing

Various configurations of boats, crews and amenities designed to fit anyone's budget can be organized through Turismo Caleta (Ph: 753/3-04-44).


The Ixtapa Golf Course (Ph:753/3-11-63) is an 18 hole course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and is considered an ecological preserve as well.


Most hotels in the Hotel Zone provide courts for guests and non-guests alike. The Ixtapa Golf Course (Ph:753/3-11-63) has five courts with night lighting.


A day spent at Isla Ixtapa should be part of every stay. A walk down to the town pier is all that's needed to catch a ride to the island on one of the town's Cooperative boats.(Ph: 753/4-2056).

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

With a choice of thirty different dive sites to choose from, the area offers an ideal opportunity for both experts and beginning divers. Of the many operators available,the Zihuatanejo Scuba Center (Ph: 753/4-2147) has the most extensive tours, equipment and certification courses available.


For rental of windsurfers, sailboats and snorkeling equipment, Club de Playa Omar (Ph: 753/4-2147) on La Ropa Beach has a good selection.