History in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo

  • Foundation of Ixtapa

    Ixtapa, located in the state of Guerrero on the Mexican Pacific Coast, about 240 km. or 144 miles northwest of Acapulco, is a tourist destination planned by the government of Mexico. Its natural beauty has been used to convert it into a pole of touri

  • History of Zihuatanejo

    Zihuatanejo means place of women and it was a site ruled by the Aztecs. With the Spanish arrival, the place became more important due to fishing and commerce. In the 20th. Century, Zihuatanejo stood out because of tourism and it still keeps its color

  • Origin of Zihuatanejo

    Around year 1400 a. C., Purepechas ruled over the area known today as Zihuatanejo, including Acapulco. Previously, groups such as Chichimecas used to pass by this zone. At the beginning of the XVI Century, the site was already conquered by the Aztec