The Zihuatanejo Experience

Zihuatanejo is one of the most naturally beautiful parts of the world with pristine beaches, authentic town and perfect weather. Nestled on the Western coast of Mexico on the Pacific; Zihuatanejo is surrounded by untouched natural beauty and surrounded by mountains. Visit a tranquil lagoon, walk along a nine mile white sand beach or take in the view from a nearby summit. Perfect for those who want to experience small town charm and the laid back local vide.


Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is the longest beach in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. Virtually untouched from development,there is nothing between you, the beach and the Pacific Ocean. Take an indulgent walk down our pristine beach and soak up the sun in our beach cabanas while you experience a dramatic sunset. Truly a special place.

Marine Life

Experience the natural beauty of dolphins playing in the surf, turtles coming on shore or whales frolicking in the ocean. Amazing wildlife all year long.


Experience dolphins race along the shoreline as they weave in and out of waves. Best time to see is in the mornings or at dusk while they are feeding.


Each year thousands of turtles travel to Playa Blanca to lay their eggs. Marea supports local conservationist who protect turtle eggs and we schedule releases. Truly an amazing experience!


Every year whales migrate down from Alaska to give birth and spend the winter in warm waters. The open bay of Playa Blanca creates the perfect resting spot where whales can be seen jumping and slapping their tail.


Zihuatanejo is one of the best places in the world for sport fishing. Every season is fishing season at Zihuatanejo, both offshore and inshore. You’ll find Sailfish, Black or Blue Marlin, Yellow Tail Tuna, the Wahoo and the Gold Fish.


With ocean temperatures in the 80s Zihuatanejo is the perfect place to snorkel or scuba dive. Experience different coves that house hundreds of tropical fish.


Relax on a private sailboat of climb aboard a 75 ft catamaran and spend the day enjoying Zihuatanejo by sea.

Authentic Mexican Village

The Village in MAREA brings back the memory of a traditional Mexican village. Here, people will find everything they need without having to leave the complex.

Cafés and Restaurants
Local Market

Nature Preserve

Experience a 185 acre nature preserve with a natural lagoon, protective forest and amazing birdlife. Hike through the tropical jungle or kayak through the lagoon for a unique experience.


Take a kayak tour through the lagoon and discover the natural beauty of the Marea Lagoon. Tour guides will explain how the plant, water and wildilfe work together to create a natural harmony.


Trek through a lush tropical jungle and experience the reserve from the shore. Tour guides will explain the different plant species how each one works with the local environment.


Quiet, serene and peaceful makes it perfect place for deep thought or meditation. Join a special sunrise yoga class in the heart of the preserve.

Escape to where its always warm and beautiful.


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