Where to stay around Ixtapa?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 450 holiday lettings near Ixtapa. From 205 condos to 90 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ixtapa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ixtapa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ixtapa:

  • Villas Alondras: 81 holiday homes
  • Villas Pelicanos 1: 87 holiday homes
  • PELICANOS I: 77 holiday homes
  • Playa Las Gatas: 141 holiday homes
  • 24 de Abril: 40 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ixtapa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ixtapa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ixtapa Golf Course: 484 holiday lettings
  • Delfiniti: 485 holiday lettings
  • Varadero Beach: 485 holiday lettings
  • Marina Ixtapa: 484 holiday lettings
  • Quieta Beach: 485 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ixtapa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Ixtapa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 205 condos in Ixtapa. Our other popular types of Ixtapa holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 56 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ixtapa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 376 holiday homes with pool available in Ixtapa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Ixtapa, Mexico, Your Home Away From Home

    Ixtapa is a Mexican coastal resort, located along the country’s Pacific coastline, approximately 150 miles northwest of Acapulco. A government planned tourist resort, built on the site of a coconut plantation and mangrove estuary in the early 1970’s, Ixtapa is now a popular holiday destination amongst national and international tourists alike. Tourists are drawn by the resort’s more laid-back and low-key atmosphere, when compared to the larger and livelier resorts to be found elsewhere on the so-called Mexican Riviera. Visitors spending their holidays in Ixtapa will find that there is a great selection of self catering holiday rental accommodation available here. This accommodation is mainly in the form of villas and apartments, many with the use of a private pool and enjoying spectacular ocean views.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Ixtapa, Mexico

    It will come as no surprise to visitors spending their holidays in Ixtapa to discover that the main focus of activities are centred on the resort’s wide, sandy beach, which curves around the bay of the same name. Here such water sports activities as jet skiing, wind-surfing and kite-surfing are popular, whilst those looking to enjoy a more relaxed holiday may wish to simply relax with a good book, before cooling off with a dip in the bracing Ocean waters. The resort’s modern shopping malls, cafés, bars and wonderful choice of restaurants are a pleasant distraction from beach-life.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Ixtapa, Mexico

    Many tourists spending their holidays in Ixtapa may wish to take advantage of the regular public transport links to the nearby city of Zihuatanego. Formerly a sleepy fishing village, this lively coastal city now boasts a number of tourist attractions and amenities. As well as its beaches, numerous shops and boutiques and restaurants, Zihuatanego also boasts such popular tourists draws as The Archaeological Museum of Costa Grande, an extensive crafts market and Paseo del Pescado, or Fisherman’s Path, a long, tree-lined boulevard lined with seafood restaurants, arts and crafts shops and specialist rug stores. The city’s oldest building, the 19th century Ingrana Hacienda, is also well worth a visit.

    Weather in Ixtapa, Mexico

    Visitors spending their holidays in Ixtapa will find that this region of Mexico enjoys a warm subtropical climate. Temperatures remain a steady average of between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius and the town receives an average annual rainfall of around 40 inches, the majority of which falls between June and September.

    Travel to Ixtapa, Mexico

    Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Ixtapa will start their long journey by first flying with British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Benito Juarez international Airport (MEX), near Mexico City. They will then take a connecting flight with Aeromar, Interjet or Magnicharters to nearby Ixtapa-Zihuatanego International Airport (ZIH).

    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.

    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)