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Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa)

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Address: Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 442 202 4535
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Since its development in 1970, this island has become a man-made paradise...

Since its development in 1970, this island has become a man-made paradise and wildlife reserve.

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The boat ride over to the island helps bring an authentic Mexican experience to area. El Marlin restaurant and Juan the waiter catered to our every need; from snorkelling gear for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Whistler, Canada
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Whistler, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boat ride over to the island helps bring an authentic Mexican experience to area. El Marlin restaurant and Juan the waiter catered to our every need; from snorkelling gear for our friends and excellent service (good beer selection) try the coconut shrimp!

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the island one day and had a great time. The water is clear and deep, great for swimming. Also, on the other side of the island there is snorkeling. Great day for the beach.

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Hayward ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is awsome... great resturants, wonderful swimming. Coral on one side and sand on the other with Resturants in between... not a lot of vendors and when you say no they leave you alone. I found this to be the best of all the places we visited during our 11 day vacay

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Scotts Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took the bus to Playa Linda for 10 pesos and then a boat for 40 pesos to the Isla. What a bargain! There are 3 or 4 beaches on the island. All are very close to each other. The snorkeling beach at the island was a little crowded, but the two other beaches seemed a little calmer. It's a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with friends had a great time . This is a good place to take the kids to play lots of family's there . 40 pesos per person to get there on a boat .

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mtnview
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

have been visiting for over fifteen years and are willing to travel nearly every other day from zihua for the experience. on good days the water visibility on playa coral can be over 20. ft. we prefer the two restaurants at the far end of varradero beach..paraiso and pamelita, though all are probably fine. can1t wait to be back!!!food is... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on our own without going with a tour group which is probably better for the value but there were so many people that it was hard to have a good time. We went El Lindo restaurant where they treated us very well and had it not been for that, we would have left shortly after we got there.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful snorkling with such a great variety of fish. Food a bit average but the whole day is a good value experience.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This island has 4 beaches, in my opinion the best two are the ones that are connected (you can walk from one to the other in a few minutes) the coral beach and the one that the boats arrive at. We went there twice during our vacation each day to hang out in a different beach (half day each time).... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend a trip here. The beaches were wonderful and great for swimming. Very pretty!

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