Established in the mid-1970s, Ixtapa features some of Mexico's most modern resorts. With massive hotels lined up and down the shoreline of the Pacific Coast and located just steps away from the water, you'll see why an Ixtapa Family vacation is a superb choice. Enjoy basking in the warm, yet comfortable temperature as you hear the sounds of the ocean gently talking beside you. This amazing part of Mexico contains luxurious hotels with all the modern amenities you desire and a wide variety of outdoor water sports, and family attractions in Ixtapa certain to entice you. Every day brings with it new and exciting adventures you are sure to love.
Kid-friendly hotels in Ixtapa are easy to find and most are centrally located to many of the main attractions, making it convenient to step out and begin each day with a new adventure. Most of the hotels have balconies that extend the tropical feel even when heading indoors. Here you can see amazing views of the pacific coast with breathtaking sunsets at the end of your fun-filled day. The Posada Real Ixtapa is located near the Catcha L'Ola, a surf school, where the entire family can learn all there is to know about surfing. Take advantage of professional lessons for all levels from beginners to advanced, leaving no member of the family behind.
If you prefer an all-inclusive hotel environment, just a short distance off the main strip you'll find the Club Med Ixtapa Pacific resort. The service is impeccable and the standard amenities are endless. Each day brings with it a variety of outdoor sports and water sports that all of you will enjoy. Volleyball, basketball, tennis, mini golf and Ping-Pong are just a few of the activities that you can partake in during your visit. Good food, drinks and endless days in the sun are all part of the experience.
Another great place to stay is the Melia Azula Ixtapa. This modern facility is located near the beach and within walking distance to shops and restaurants. It is also located near many of the family attractions in Ixtapa including the Playa Linda and Isla Ixtapa. View crocodiles and iguanas in their own habitat while at Playa Linda and then take just a short drive away to participate in some of the best snorkeling around at the Isla Ixtapa.
With plentiful sunshine and seemingly endless activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, horseback and boat tours, you'll need to plan your days ahead of time to get the most out of your Ixtapa Family Vacation. Sunbathe on the beach while the children enjoy swimming and splashing around in the water. Rent a pair of Jet skis or a Hobie cat and take your family on the thrill of a lifetime, coursing over the waves. You can even indulge in a bit of personal pampering with a beach side massage while your little one enjoys getting her hair braided by the locals.
This place has something on every family member's "to do list." Take a break from your normal life and truly escape. With so many things to do in Ixtapa, Mexico, it won't be long before you schedule your next trip here. Who knows, it might even become an annual family vacation.