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Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa)

Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 442 202 4535
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Ixtapa Shore Excursion: Ixtapa Island Adventure
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Since its development in 1970, this island has become a man-made paradise and wildlife reserve.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“coral beach” (76 reviews)
“ixtapa island” (241 reviews)
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Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
+52 442 202 4535
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a shuttle from Club Med. We snorkeled and ate. It was a fantastic day. We took our 5 year old who had a blast on the beach.

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 5 days ago

While vacationing at Ixtapa, we spent a good part of one day enjoying Isla Ixtapa. After a short bus ride from our hotel (12 pesos) we arrived at Playa Linda. As we got off the bus, we happened to meet Ismael. He greeted us and...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tour to Ixtapa Isla included a whole bunch of fishing on the over from Playa del Ropa. At the island they prepared the fish we caught, we went snorkeling but the water was pretty rough and cloudy. Beach acccess for snorkeling was rough. We...More

Thank birdhunter2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a snorkel tour here with Luis de la Maza and was quite delighted indeed. Ixtapa Island is a beautiful place, and the beaches are magnificent. Very calm waters to snorkel in, especially at one of the beaches, and beautiful fish to observe in...More

Thank ed_in_510
Reviewed 1 week ago

smallish island with a protected (from the open sea) side and a better snorkling side (open, but protected ocean side). The coral is pretty badly damage but I like the water and the fish I was able to see.

Thank BobC150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good day trip, is you have extra time. You drive/taxi 30 min north of Zihua or 10 min north of Ixtapa, then catch a small motorboat ferry over to the island. The island itself is dry and dusty with foot paths and...More

Thank ZihuaScott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was so special, a little hidden gem that I wasn’t expecting from our trip. We only got to go once but are so thrilled we did!

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a short guided day trip for snorkeling and kayaking! Beautiful clear water, and experiences.

1  Thank MoronesTribe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You take a ferry to the island which costs 60 pesos. There is great snorkeling on the backside of the island. Lots of interesting, colorful fish to see. A nice swimming beach is located on the front side of the island. There is also a...More

1  Thank Mike-MollieSmith
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Gorgeous snorkeling venue, but crowded as can be. Regardless, it's a don't-miss if you have a spare day

Thank McdanielB
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Marcy S
10 November 2017|
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Response from Binkyljfm | Reviewed this property |
It cost us 120 pesos for the two of us return. It was a quick little trip over to the island and you have to return before Sunset around 5 Make sure you don't wait for the last boat cause it gets so full you almost take on... More
William B
22 April 2017|
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Response from Tracy P | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, it is a narrow path, but yes...cool place