Manzanillo and nearby area have remained a relatively hidden retreat
on the Mexican Pacific, a sleeper compared with other Mexican
Pacific Resorts, an advantage for travelers seeking peaceful,
At the same time, Manzanillo offers some of the most amazing and
exclusive accommodations on the Mexican Riviera, as well as 3 of the
most acclaimed golf courses: Isla Navidad, Las Hadas and El
All type of water sports, the most inviting beaches with deliciously
warm waters and spectacular sunsets.
There are beaches for every taste; long stretches of creamy sand,
crescents of soft gold and black volcanic grains, secluded coves and
pristine shores accessible only by boat.
Manzanillo has a delightfully laid-back ambiance combined with
excellent climate and its the ideal point from which to launch
further explorations north to the primitive coastal villages or the
ultra luxurious hidden retreats.
For family vacations including kids, most of the local resorts will
offer a kids club or entertainment program either all year round or
during Holiday Season such as Christmas, Easter or Summer. For teenagers,
a vast array of fun water sports as well as some night entertainment is
Contrary to other Mexican Resorts, you will not find a McDonalds or a
Planet Hollywood in Manzanillo, but rather a good number of locally
owned restaurants from moderate to expensive serving delicious local and
international cuisine, and if you choose to sample the food at any of
the fine resorts in the area, dining is an exquisite experience, a
combination of classic culinary techniques, mixed with bold local
flavors under the direction of internationally-trained chefs.
If you rather have your own staffed villa, have your own cook or chef
surprise you with the most delicious meals, or have them follow your
menus or dietary preferences. Daily morning trips to the local markets,
ensures the freshest produce, seafood and meats.
Manzanillo and the nearby area have become the choice of the
discriminating traveler wanting to go the "old fashioned way", no lines,
no crowds, only service people eager to make your trip the most
The real attraction to Manzanillo lies not in the town, but in the
nearby tourist attractions, numerous beaches and the splendor of some of
the finest resorts.
Manzanillo is also known as the Sailfish Capital of
the world as well as being home to the Mexican Navy.
Devoted fishermen should plan their trips to Manzanillo for late
November or early February when the international tournaments take