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Ixtapa Travel Guide

Ixtapa, on Mexico’s Pacific coast, is the hidden beach vacation you’ve been waiting for. Surrounded by towering mountains on one side and clear, calm ocean on the other, the fishing-turned-resort-town is small without being too small, and is without all the tourist attractions of some of Mexico’s more famous beachside towns, like Cabo or Cancun. Ixtapa is perfect for anyone looking for the clearest of blue seas and the softest golden sand, with great adventure around the corner.

Things to Do in Ixtapa

While in Ixtapa, you can’t miss out on a trip to Delfiniti, the town’s famous dolphin park. Meet and greet the intelligent mammals, play with them, swim with them, and learn all about the creatures and their habitat. Fan of ancient cultures? Just outside downtown Ixtapa, you’ll find the Xihuacan Museum and Archaeological Site, with ancient Mayan ruins, artifacts, and information about the culture and society. Ixtapa’s beaches and Ixtapa Island are perfect for days in the sun and sand, with snorkeling, swimming, surfing, and beachside sports.

Best Time to Visit Ixtapa

The best time to visit Ixtapa is between early October and May, as June through September are often the hottest months in the town.

Price and Availability Index in Ixtapa

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ixtapa is in January, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ixtapa is in the high season in December. Ixtapa has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ixtapa tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Ixtapa tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Ixtapa

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ixtapa. The warmest months in Ixtapa are June and May, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is April, when temperatures drop to 64 ˚F. The wettest month in Ixtapa is June with 11.89 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Ixtapa

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