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Originally a fishing town, Zihuatanejo is now a popular tourist area on the Pacific coast. Just north of Acapulco and part of the Costa Grande, the main attraction of Zihuatanejo is its bay. The town features cobblestone streets and wonderful local restaurants, bars, boutiques and artisan studios. Whether you are visiting for the small town charm or the beaches, having vacation travel insurance allows you to relax and enjoy a worry-free trip.

Things to see and do in Zihuatanejo...

Zihuatanejo has become a major cruise stop and an attraction for its beaches. Beaches worth visiting include Playa Las Gatas, Playa La Ropa, Playa Contramar and Isla Ixtapa. You should also make Zihuatanejo Bay part of your travel itinerary.

Some of the most popular tourist attractions include Museo Arqueológico de la Costa Grande, Paseo de Pescador Cocodrilario, El Rey de Reyes and Casa Marina. The city is also famous for its catamaran tours of both Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa Bay, and for snorkelling, spinnaker flying and sunset cruises. Its sister city, Ixtapa, also offers many tours and attractions, such as Playa Linda, Playa Vista Hermosa and Ixtapa Island Escape, providing you with many options if you want to venture off the resort and explore the area.

Zihuatanejo is one of the warmest areas in Mexico. It has an average monthly high of 31°C to 32°C year-round. The rainy season is June to October, which is also the time of the year when hurricanes are most likely to occur.

Travel insurance for Zihuatanejo vacations

Travel insurance is even more important when travelling to smaller and more remote destinations like Zihuatanejo. You never know when you may need help, and vacation travel insurance ensures you will have access to travel assistance when you need it, no matter where you are located. Get a travel insurance policy today, or contact us to get a free quote.