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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover Ixtapa Island, located off Mexico's south coast, on this all-day trip from Zihuatanejo. The island boasts three beaches, including Coral Beach, which is known for its pristine waters, live coral, and colorful fish. Sit back and relax under a palm-roofed restaurant, swim in the tranquil waters of Playa Varadero, or spend the day snorkeling. You’ll also find a variety of fresh seafood dishes at the local restaurants.
If you want you will lear how to saddle your horse, besides you wil know the history of this noble animal and its particular impact in Mexico history, from the conquerors, independence fight, mexican revolution, the horse has been in our history and story, as a tool for production, conveyance, it changes the rules in diferent fields.
Combine kayaking and horseback riding on this small-group half-day tour in Zihuatanejo. Visit the fishing village of Barra de Potosi where you’ll kayak on a saltwater lagoon as you catch sight of local birds and admire the flora and fauna. Following that, head to Playa Larga (Long Beach) where you’ll take a horseback ride along the sands. Plus, enjoy a seafood lunch at a local restaurant.
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.
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.
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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