Travel By Fingertip...Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo

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Shopping in Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo

Ixtapa shopping consists of a series of small shopping malls (air-conditioned) and with a good assortment of shops. Most are located across from the hotels along Boulevar Ixtapa, include restaurants.

El Baul

Excellent selection of the two pottery styles typical of the state of Guerrero: one extremely colorful and glazed with intricate designs, the other with subtle earth tones and delicate renditions of animals. Addr: La Puerta Shopping Mall.


One look at the jungle covered mountains behind the city and a stop at this shop makes a lot of sense. Selection of cotton safari style fashions. Addr: Las Fuentes Shopping Mall.

La Fuente

Hand woven cotton clothing items from Mexican fashion designers. Addr: Los Patios Shopping Mall.

El Huizteco

Folkart, including a marvelous selection of masks. Addr: Plaza Ixpamar.
Downtown Zihuatanejo is a shoppers paradise of quaint streets lined with numerous small shops. Central Market: Small, friendly market with produce, lots of food stalls and a host of indigenous entrepreneurs.

Coco Cabana

Wide range of select Mexican crafts, wonderfully displayed. Addr: Guerrero and Alverez. .

La Zapoteca

Large woven items, rugs and wall hangings. Especially good assortment of Mexican hammocks. You'll regret leaving without one. Daily 9am-9pm. Addr: Paseo del Pescador 9. 

El Embarcadero

The place for lovely hand embroidered dresses as well as quality weavings from Chiapas and Oaxaca. Daily 9am-9pm. Addr: Paseo del Pescador 9.

El Jumil

Folkart objects, masks and paper-mache fruits and vegetables. Daily 9am-9pm. Addr: Paseo del Pescador 9. 

El Tzotzil

Stunning Mayan hand woven textiles and embroideries. Addr: Paseo del Pescador 9.