is intended as an aid for residents, tourists and visitors to the vacation
resort area of Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa, Mexico in the coastal region fronting
the Pacific Ocean known as La Costa Grande of the state of Guerrero and
includes the nearby communities of Troncones and Barra de Potosí. The Directory sections feature Web sites
or e-mail addresses for local hotels, inns, bed &
breakfasts, houses and condominiums for rent as well as institutions, professional services, restaurants,
bars, guided tours, diving, surfing, and sport fishing charters.
Zihuatanejo's coordinates are
17.38.21N & 101.33.32W
Troncones, La Barra de Potosí,
Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo, Mexico are located on La Costa Grande of the
state of Guerrero fronting the Pacific Ocean about 240 kilometers (144
miles) northwest of Acapulco. Both Acapulco and Morelia are about 4 hours
driving time from Zihuatanejo.
the actual town with family-run guest inns, luxury boutique hotels,
condominiums, and vacation lodgings that overlook the bay and beaches
as well as the homes, neighborhoods, apartments, stores, shops, and
businesses that make up its thriving community.
a government-planned vacation resort area. The hotels and condominiums
in Ixtapa along the main beach are mostly high-rises. Lovely luxury
homes, condominiums and vacation accommodations set in quiet neighborhoods
also surround the golf courses and the marina as well as the hillsides
and smaller beaches.
Troncones is a small beachfront community of fishermen and farmers with many beachfront vacation homes,
bungalows and guest inns located about 37 kilometers (22 miles) to the
The entire region makes up
one of the most beautiful beach resort areas in the world. Diverse, peaceful
Barra de Potosí,
Playa Larga and Playa Blanca form a 13.2-kilometer (8.2 miles) stretch of
beach to the south of Zihuatanejo, Mexico near the Aeropuerto Internacional
Enjoy the warmth of Mexico's
culture and her people. Bask in the sunshine on our diverse and tranquil