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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
These beaches are wide, with open sea, with good waves for surfing, restaurants and hotels, ideal for walking with pets and; extremely quiet places, if you want to relax and enjoy the sound of the sea. Beyond surfing, visitors head to the sea for eco tours and adventures. Horseback riding on the beach and hiking are available. Hop into a kayak for a trip through the Capire Estuary, where pelicans and other birds feed in the fresh waters. Stroll the beach at night looking for sea turtles emerging from the water to lay their eggs in the sand, or join a boat trip and spot turtles in a local fisherman's panga.
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.
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.
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
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
Tour the highlights of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo on this small-group guided city tour. You’ll visit the Ixtapa Crocodile Pit, Zihuatanejo’s Fishing Village, and stop at several viewpoints, before having time to do some local shopping. Learn all about the history of each place from your guide. You’ll also be keeping costs down with this small-group tour.
usefull information,of the area,to known about where are the best places and services for doing your staying more enjoyable, knowing the best shopping areas as well as the best beaches, and where to find the best restaurantes and services to be during your vacation
Puerto Vicente Guerrero is a fishing community and can boast with all justice to have one of the most attractive beaches on the continent, has very safe waters, soft sand. Visitors can get to know the fishing pier, fishing cooperatives and local where to buy seafood and fresh fish. It has small palapas where food and drinks are served at very affordable prices. One of the local specialties is lobster and stews with a local plant called a manger, which is characterized by its delicious flavor.
This tour is provided by triathlonist and Officially Certified Tourista Guide plus support staff , what makes a fun and safe way to know diferents routes, points of interest unknown for most of the tourists
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.
3 hours 30 minutes
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