Destination guide

Relaxing Ixtapa will entice you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Ixtapa. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the cycling, beaches and seaside. La Ropa Beach and Potosi Refuge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Ixtapa

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Ixtapa for its swimming, cycling and surfing. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Ixtapa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magic World Aquapark (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Ixtapa Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Delfiniti (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Marina Ixtapa Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Cocodrilario (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ixtapa

Travellers enjoy Ixtapa for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, June, September and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ixtapa

Travellers love Ixtapa for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ixtapa is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Ropa Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Potosi Refuge (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • El Palmar Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Vista Hermosa Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Quieta Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Aztlan Ecological Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ixtapa

The nearest airport is in Ixtapa, Guerrero (ZIH-Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ixtapa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 441 holiday lettings around Ixtapa. From 251 flats & apartments to 57 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Ixtapa?

There's nothing better than the feeling of sand beneath your feet and sea breeze on your skin. It's time to muster the crew for some serious beach action. HomeAway has 208 beachside rental homes. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our options for this destination include:

  • 159 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 154 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 141 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Ixtapa?

A condo is a great choice if you're the kind of traveller who likes to have heaps of room to move. With all the conveniences of home, it'll offer the perfect relaxation zone after a tiring day of sightseeing. In this destination, HomeAway has 210 to browse through. Book right now and you could be parting with as little as £45 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Apartment: 71 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.
  • Villa: 61 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • House: 56 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £16 per night.

Can I stay in Ixtapa in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to catch up with friends and family. A group holiday is an ideal opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options. Condo holiday rentals are the top choice here for large groups of guests. Our extensive database currently has 61 available. If you're planning on travelling in a larger group, the property options that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 286 rental properties appropriate for that size. Stay a night from just £38.
  • Need a rental property for 8 people? We have 114 that will suit. You can get one for as little as £56 a night.
  • Seeking rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be delighted to hear we have 52 that'll be perfect. You can book one from just £45 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousins and all your mates to Ixtapa.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Ixtapa?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Reunite with those who truly matter and book a budget-friendly escape with HomeAway. El Hujal is a good area to investigate if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 28 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £53 per night. 24 de Abril is another place to check out. We have holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £88 a night.