Zihuatanejo [zeeh-whaa-tanay-ho] is located in the Mexican Riviera set in a natural bay amid the lush Sierra Madre Mountains.
One of its main attractions is that it still conserves the flavor of a sleepy fishing village, but with first-class amenities such as luxury hotels, night life and fine dining.
The area has a stunning natural beauty with excellent beaches where the water’s temperature year round is between 75 and 86 degrees.
Coral reefs, windsurfing, scuba diving are among the water activities. Zihua is considered a fisherman’s paradise. Hiking, cycling, tennis and for golfers they can choose between two award-winning courses, one designed by Robert Trent Jones.
Based on its natural conditions such as vegetation, climate, the ideal salinity of its seas, Zihuatanejo offers soothing, cosmetological properties and anti-oxidants that promote the well-being of its visitors and have attracted worldwide famous yogis to offer retreats here.
Unlike many tropical places in the World, hurricanes are very unlikely in Zihua due to its unique geographic location.
In the last years, Zihuatanejo has been “discovered” by celebrities from the World of TV, films and the arts, some of whom have stayed and made it their own home.
Zihuatanejo has a international airport very reasonable flying times from major cities in Canada and U.S.