Ixtapa Travel Guide, Mexico
Ixtapa happens to be one of the most happening beach resorts which are available in the country of Mexico. The town of Ixtapa is the place to be as it will deliver all the facilities which a modern tourist hot spot delivers plus it will also provide the cozy atmosphere which brings the easiness which your brain might seek for after facing all the hoopla which any tour involves. You also get the chance to come out of the modern styled Ixtapa and enjoy fishing for lengthy hours as per your requirements. There aren’t any time limits to destroy the lovely experience.
The city of Ixtapa is also famous due to its neighboring fishing town which is famous by the name of Zihuatanejo (which was inspired by the word Cihuatlan which actually means woman’s place). The beaches of this fishing town are actually very adorable and even though the town has been hit by the modernization bug yet it has maintained the natural atmosphere for which it is famous for. The proximity of Ixtapa with Zihuatanejo is another reason why Ixtapa has become so famous amongst tourists. This proximity has been a major reason which has helped the tourism industry of Ixtapa.
The meaning of the word Ixtapa is white place. This word is said to be of Nahuatl origin. The city of Ixtapa is famous for the huge marina which has the capacity to accommodate around 600 plus boats in it. The city of Ixtapa has become very famous in last few years due to the perfect blend of modernity and historical culture which it presents to its visitors.
The population for the city of Ixtapa was around 6500 inhabitants as per the census which was conducted in the year of 2005. In last few years the city of Ixtapa has become an important cruise hot spot where many cruises stop due to the natural beauty of the city. Another reason for various cruises to stop in this city of Ixtapa is the presence of beautiful beaches which makes the trip of various cruise customers actually memorable.
The city of Ixtapa has been gifted with its own international airport which connects this tiny city with many other major cities in and around Mexico.
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