Ixtapa is a beach resort in the municipality of Zihuatanejo de Azueta, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. It is located 5 km to the northwest of the municipal seat, Zihuatanejo, and some 245 km northwest of Acapulco

Language spoken in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo
Spanish. English widely spoken in most areas.
Currency and Exchange used in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo
The Mexican Peso is the local currency. Most hotels have a money exchange office on site. US dollars can be exchanged in banks only. Visa and Mastercard are the most widely accepted credit cards. ATM's are not easy to find and the Cirrus system is not compatible everywhere.
Please be advised that effective December 1, 2012, local purchases in Mexico can only be paid using Mexican pesos or credit card. Passengers can exchange their USD or CAD currency at the departing or arriving airports, a currency exchange service in destination, and some hotel lobbies (subject to availability).

Voltage in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo
110V (same as Canada and US)  


Unlimited-Fun® for the Kid in Everyone
New Aura Club!
Direct transfers between the airport and the resort
welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
separate check in
beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
an additional $50 USD resort credit  
VIP in room amenities
25% discount on select spa treatment, once per person per stay
complimentary souvenir photo per room with resort photographer









Situated on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, Barcelo Ixtapa is a long-time Canadian favourite offering something for everyone.

Stroll along the beach or take part in fun-filled activities.





This is the perfect place to enjoy and stay in touch with the beauty of the Mexican Pacific Coast

beaches caressed by the quiet waves of the ocean. Located in the State of Guerrero Coast,

at Mexico City southeast in the Golden Pacific zone.

Ixtapa – Zihuatanejo is considered one of the prime tourism destinations

of Mexican East Coast, and one of the precious treasures of Mexican Riviera.