Ixtapa Island features four beaches including the popular Playa Cuachalalate and Morro Colorado, where many go for swimming and snorkeling. There you can jetski, snorkel, scubadive, and go parasailing. The island is also home to many exotic tropical fish and birds.

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Family Review of Isla Ixtapa

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Make sure you know when the last boat leaves for the mainland.
  • Popular Playa Cuachalalate, one of the island's four beaches, is a swimming beach and Morro Colorado, an area on the northern side of the island, offers good snorkeling.

Ixtapa Island

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 755-553-1270
Fax: 755-553-0819
Email: info@visit-ixtapa-zihuatanejo.org
Transportation: Isla Ixtapa is accessible by small boats (pangas) that currently ferry passengers between it and the pier at Playa Quieta in Ixtapa. Boats are also available from the Zihuatanejo Municipal pier.
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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