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)
BARCELO IXTAPA BEACH 4*
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.