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Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa): Tours & Tickets

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Since its development in 1970, this island has become a man-made paradise and wildlife reserve.
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Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
+52 442 202 4535
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Low season finds this trio of beaches very quiet and almost empty. The snorkeling at Coral Beach is good to very good and the guided style results in holding sea urchins, starfish and other sea creatures. The other beaches are low surf, low energy and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank SounderSteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved going over to the island. Walked to the pier from our hotel, took a water taxi over (5 pesos for a return trip). Spent the day re;laxing on the beach, hiking around the island and checking out the different places to eat and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Colette B
Reviewed 12 October 2019

Isla Grande, as it is referred to locally, was one of the coolest things I have ever done! Ixtapa itself is amazing, as is Acapulco, but Ixtapa/Zihua is more chill and sparse, not so overcrowded as Acapulco. We were greeted by a tour guide on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank travelaficionado420
Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

Don’t hesitate to take the water taxi at $50 pesos from Playa Linda to Ixtapa Island. Nice place for lunch and swimming in the calm ocean waters. Take cash as they do not have credit card machines. The beach venders have nice wares, so make...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 27 September 2019 via mobile

Ixtapa Island is a really nice place to visit, snorkeling is great, food is delicious and the massages are absolutely the best!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 22 September 2019 via mobile

We took the water taxi over to the island. It was inexpensive this way. We were greeted at the dock and asked, politely if we needed help. There was no pressure. Picked a restaurant and got a table and lounge chairs. Rented snorkel equipment and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Morgen G
Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

Hey it was ok but it’s hard to compare to Club med that offers the same array of food as the island. The difference? No money changes hands at club med. The island is ok but I wouldn’t bother going if you are at a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank woodside93
Reviewed 10 July 2019

We took the water taxi out to Isla Ixtapa from the pier a short distance from our hotel. There were many small restaurant on the beach with great food. The beach on the opposite side of the island from the boat landing was veryy good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 June 2019

Had a great time here ,it’s beautiful spend the day, had lunch went swimming, I recommend coming for the day and enjoy this beautiful place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lucyjohn2019
Reviewed 6 May 2019

Small boats (ferries) run regularity from Playa Linda to the island, and make a pleasant trip, especially if you are staying in the nearby Qualiton or Grand Azul Hotels. Once you are there, it's possible to swim from the beach, or just sit and have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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2 August 2018|
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Response from lea765 | Reviewed this property |
Pesos!! Make it easy and quick for them. They don’t want to deal in US dollars
11 July 2018|
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Response from D S | Reviewed this property |
Life jackets for kids were 80 pesos each for the day.
10 April 2018|
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Response from Maria181793 | Reviewed this property |
You can get some Mexican money 💰 in Ixtapa , but no worries as usd is excepted everywhere in Mexico