Travel Blogs from Zihuatanejo
... drugs. I said no, and he told his colleague to...get lost (my California level of Spanish understood what he really told him).
Zihuatanejo is a lovely looking beach town; the inconspicuous version of it's twin on the other side of the bay - Ixtapa. I came in without any hostel reservations, so was prepared to sleep in el Burro for the night. But, just for giggles, I had a recommended hostel to check out. ...
Other than that I mostly enjoyed the Zihua life, going to the beach, paddle-boarding, walking the hills, drinking mezcal and sipping fresh cool Micheladas in the sun.
A short visit to Mexico city took me to the house (now museum) of Frida Kahlo and to Xochimilco, 170 km of canals where you can hop on a private colorful wooden boat similar to the gondolas of Venice. Along the way other little boats will pull up ...
... Cuba to continue working the mines.
The economy of the region still has silver mining as one of its contributors but has also diversified in a number of ways including being the foremost post secondary education center in the country with a 45,000 person student population. Silver miners have organized themselves into a very strong cooperative that treats its members very well with good earnings and ...
... the tranquility I get from walking in the hills, swimming in the sea, taking the odd yoga-class, or paddle-boarding.
I went out this morning and on my way through the bay to the open sea I "flew" over schools of fish shimmering in the sun that penetrated the water beneath me. As I returned I had a close encounter with a marine turtle (not sure but I think was an Olive Ridley). A pretty perfect beginning to any day!
Too much time ...
... get dragged along the concrete, 7 am the locals start to bustle and the musics cranked. Luckily we wanted an early morning wake up call. We spent most of our time wandering around the markets, however it was really hot and humid so we a nap on the hammocks was needed in the afternoon. In the evening we went down to the main esplanade where they where setting up for the last evening of the international guitar festival and miss show girl contest. The ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Susy Zihuatanejo
Other places to stay in Zihuatanejo
Camino Escenico a Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Wonderful resort-Location, Location, Location!!!!!!
- Nice if you don't expect this to be a hotel.
- Gorgeous Beachside property
Adelita sn Playa la Madera, Zihuatanejo | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Catalina Gonzalez No. 70, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $53
Agustin Ramirez 2, Zihuatanejo | 1 star hotelfrom $54
Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos s/n, Zihuatanejo | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- Superb Accomodations in the Best Location in Zihua
- This hotel is a fabulous find!
- July 4, 2004 I wanted to move there!
Camino Escenico a Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo | 5 star hotelfrom $408
Adelita Lote 78, Zihuatanejo | 3 star hotelfrom $46
Calle Escenica 9, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $200
- As good as it gets
- The Mediterranean Meets Mexico....Amuleto and co amazing experience
- Breathtaking Views, relaxing atmosphere, great food
Lot 5 Playa Blanca, Playa Blanca | 4 star hotelfrom $294
- Loved our Honeymoon in Paradise
- Very nice, private hotel
- Love it a lot!
Calle 8, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $185
- Sehr faires Stornierungsverfahren
- Lo mejor de nuestras vacaciones
- Viva Zihua and the Hotel Cinco Sentidos
Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo | 4 star hotelfrom $293
Camino Escenico Playa La Ropa s/n, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $195
- Amazing suite!
- Villa Carolina--Words and pictures cannot describe!
- Villa Carolina feels like home away from home!!
Playa la Ropa s/n, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $145
- Couldn't ask for more!
- Loved this Hotel
- Hotel Casa Don Francisco is a Find
Calle Eva Semano de Lopez Mateos, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $75
Calle Eva S. de Lopez Mateos s/n, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $74
Calle Adelita # 11, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $94
Bulevar Escenico Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $155
Camino Escenico a Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $150
Adelita No. 10, Playa de La Madera, Zihuatanejo | 2 star hotelfrom $54
Playa Larga, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $114
Playa La Ropa s/n, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $45
La Ropa Beach, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $85
Cerro de la Madera, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $50
Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $75
Zihuatanejo | Hotelfrom $50