It is an incredible opportunity to witness this miraculous natural process.
During the night, turtles come to the beach and lay eggs. To protect these eggs, a qualified team takes them and places them in a turtle sanctuary to protect them from predators.
After a briefing you will be given a freshly hatched baby turtle that you will release on the beach. Cheer them all on as they run to sea!
As this is based on hatchlings, the location of the tour may change on the day.
This horseback-riding adventure takes you through Playa Larga beach, coconut plantations, and mangrove trees in the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area. Pass pleasant landscapes of mountain ranges, a lagoon, and the ocean. The tour is suitable for both beginner riders and the more experienced alike. These gentle horses also enjoy apples and carrots, if you’d like to bring one. Round-trip transport from your hotel in Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, or the cruise ship terminal is included.
Explore the coastal city of Zihuatanejo and its rural surroundings on this small-group tour. Get a feel for the daily life of residents as you explore the main Catholic church, the farmers market, and flea market. Then head out into the country to visit fruit plantations and a small community before enjoying a delicious local lunch in a small fishing village.
Discover the archaeological ruins of Xihuacan, a recently excavated ceremonial center, on this 4-hour tour from Ixtapa or Zihuatanejo. Visit the zone’s major landmarks and the on-site museum, and learn about the ceremonial center constructed out of bricks and modeling clay during the pre-Columbian era. Then have a great lunch on the country side at authentic Mexican food restaurant in the rural community of San Jeronimito, where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch. This small-group tour limited to 14 people includes hotel transport by luxury van.
Give yourself a day of paradise on Ixtapa Island during this wallet-friendly, half-day tour from Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. Explore three beaches, snorkel in shallow waters full of marine wonders, or do what you’ve fantasized about during your normally busy life—simply relax in a lounge chair and dig your toes in the sand. On the way back from the island, visit a lagoon and see crocodiles, iguana, and turtles in their natural habitat. A delicious lunch, hotel transport, and boat rides are all included in this hassle-free experience.
In the company of just your family and friends, discover the diverse pleasures of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo on this private tour. Explore high-end neighborhoods, the wildlife of the Playa Linda preserve, downtown highlights and beautiful lookout points. Visit a farmer’s market to see where locals shop and soak up the shoreline scenery on la Madera beach. Ask your personalized guide for recommendations and modify your itinerary as you like. Round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned vehicle is included.
Kayak and snorkel in Zihuatanejo Bay on a half-day trip to Las Gatas Beach that includes lunch on the beach, all equipment, and round-trip hotel transfer. Even beginning kayakers can navigate the calm bay inside the sea wall, where you can find coral reefs, colorful sea life, and an underwater statue of Jesus Christ.
This tour gives you a unique opportunity to have someone native to this area, with a wealth of knowledge and experience, to guide you. This adventure exposes the highlights and beauty of the two cities: Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa. Zihuatanejo is a charming fishing village and Ixtapa is a tropical resort with modern infrastructure.
We will visit a crocodile reserve outside of Ixtapa and stop by the “Mirador” and “Cerro del Vigía” (Lookout Points) which have panoramic views of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo Bay respectively.
This three-hour Adventure will include a walk down the pier of Zihuatanejo as well as a tour of a typical marketplace. We will stop by local shops to view handmade crafts, hammocks, and souvenirs.
Excellent opportunity, to know the regional life style, get to see how the local people make a living out of the natural resources, the use of coconut to elaborate different products, as well as the use of materials such as clay in te elaboration of bricks and roofing tiles for building their homes, also by using the coconut husk as fuel, for wood oven bred, as well as clay stoves.
On this tour you will go with a local tour guide who is proud of his hometown and has the knowledge to explain everything about the history and wild life of the area, and loves riding on the Ixtapa Bicycle Path.
The tour will take place mostly in a beautiful tropical rainforest scenario where you will be riding on a comfortable mountain bicycles with a very clean bicycle path.
The tranquil beach of La Gatas, one of Zihuatanejo's main attractions, is the perfect prescription for a harried life. On this half-day tour, wade in the calm waters and relax in a comfy lounge chair with that book you’ve been meaning to read. Get a kick out of the 18-foot bronze statue of Jesus underwater, and partake in water activities as you like (own expense). A delicious grilled lunch and hotel transport from Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are included.
Avoid crowded buses and ride comfortably to your Zihuatanejo hotel with this seamless and worry-free private transfer service. Choose a pickup time to suit your flight schedule, then meet your driver at Zihuatanejo Airport. As it’s a private ride, certain requests can be accommodated—such as a stop at a grocery store along the way.
Mix up your beach time with a horseback ride on the sands, and gaze at the sea from a different vantage point. With a guide, you’ll ride through coconut plantations and along the beach of Playa Larga where soft golden sands sweep the coastline. Well suited to beginners, the horses are calm and docile; although riders with more experience are free to have a gallop en route.
Giddy up and discover Zihuatanejo on this private horseback riding tour that starts at a small family-run ranch located next to Playa Larga Beach. Travel through a native coconut orchard and stop by a small lagoon before heading to picturesque Playa Larga Beach, which offers scenic views and fewer crowds.
In this archaeological journey we will visit the brick and tile factory, The coconut museum, the creation in the community of El Coacoyul, located just 15 minutes from the center of Zihuatanejo Guerrero. With the purpose of becoming a center of information and culture of the coconut that also provides a value to the community and finally xihuacan the "la chole" which is a Mesoamerican archaeological site located in the Costa Grande de Guerrero, near Zihuatanejo. The site had been occupied for over 3,000 years by three cultures that maintained contact with other Mesoamerican cultures such as Olmec and Teotihuaca. The visit to "La chole" includes a delicious lunch after touring and observing great archaeological beauties.
this is a great oportunity to see one of the most recent and very ancient prehispanic, mexican culture, the cuitlatecas, were a paralel culture to the teotihuacans, mayans and toltecs as well as the aztecs, Xihuacan is a very spetial and emblematic place that this culture considered as a sacred place. Although it was partially destroyed by a tsunami, was never abandoned for its mysticism and magic
Book a private transfer from your hotel or destination to Airport, service guaranteed once you make the booking. We will provide all information necessary to meet your driver at hotel or destination.
• Meet and greet
• Private transfer
• 24 hours service (all day)
• All costs included (taxes, fees, tolls, tips, etc…)
Your tour guide will take you to the Archeological Site where you'll learn a lot of history from the area. Once you get to the Archeological site Xihuacan our tour guide will take you to the museum that is there to give you full information and what they have found in this area then he will take you to show you the pyramids and the prehispanic football field, on this tour you will learn about the Mexican Culture and History
This is a unique experience for your family and you, you will be able to dig and help the baby turtle to get out of the nest, protect them for predator and help them to reach the ocean safely.
Our tour guide will give you important information about these baby turtles once you get to the baby turtle camp that will help you to learn more from them.
Kids will love it as much as you. This activity takes place in a virgin beach 50 minutes away from Ixtapa Hotel Zone.
On the Las Gatas adventure tour in Zihuatanejo, you can choose pure relaxation (easy to do in shaded hammocks strung between towering palms) or thrilling exploration! With our adventure, tour, the day is yours to create, you choose your adventure.
The natural beauty of Las Gatas beach was originally discovered along the Zihuatanejo bay by famous Oliverio Maciel, the man of the sea, from Zihuatanejo, actor by chance, diver by choice, shark tamer, and pioneer in the tourism promotion of Zihuatanejo.
Transportation from your hotel to the beach and back.
Discover the archeology and culture of Mexico on this private half-day tour in Zihuatanejo. Visit the Xihuacan archeological excavation site and learn about the architecture, government, and community that once lived there. Stop at the rural community of Soledad de Maciel, known for its production of tobacco and tropical fruits.
Experience this amazing 3.5 hours tour where you will learn the life cycle of the sea turtles, the characteristics of the different turtles that visit this part of Mexico, the encubation time, survival rate and all the dificulties that this small creatures have to go throught from the moment they are born and run to the ocean and until the time they come back to the beach many years later to lay eggs.
To make it easy to undertand we will use a chart to explaing the differences of the 4 different kinds of turtles that visit Mexico.
This service includes Round-trip transport from the lobby of your hotel in Ixtapa or Zihuatanejo to the turtle farm, informative tour guide and the opportunity to see how the baby sea turtles walk to the ocean and swim across the big waves.
After the turtle farm you will have the oportunity to taste a fresh locally made coconut macaroon.
It is a Private Tour, that is, the vehicle is exclusive for you and your family.
It is a morning tour, pick up at 7.30 am, we arrive at the island 8.30 a.m. and the return is scheduled for 12.30. This measure increases your safety by avoiding crowds.
You will enjoy three tours:
1. Aquatic tour of the reef. 45 min. Afterwards you can explore it freely as you will have your equipment at all times.
2. Walk around the island, a short 30-minute tour around the island. We will walk through its three beaches.
3. Crocodile. At the end of the tour on the island we make a stop of 15 min.
Hygienic and personal snorkel equipment.
You can use your snorkel equipment at all times.
You can swim at any of the three beaches on the Island
It is a unique oportunity to expierence in a exlcusive, intimate and private way an ancestral prehispanic ceremony quit important in the cosmogony of the different pre-Hispanic peoples of the American continent.