If you have a love for deep sea sport fishing, authentic culinary experiences, ancient
stone pyramids and non-stop fun in the sun, put the resort town of Manzanillo on
your travel to-do list. Picturesque, vibrant, festive and bursting with activity
is the perfect way to describe this sunny destination. In 1531, the first Latin
American shipping yard was opened at the now bustling Manzanillo Port. Manzanillo
is currently regarded as the top commercial seaport in all of Mexico.
Manzanillo, one of Mexico's top tourist resort areas, is a gateway to famous beaches,
royal-blue waters, sport fishing, festivals, world-class restaurants and a variety
of activities and tours. Located on the Pacific Coast, this "Salt Fish Capital"
has top-rated tourist accommodations that meet and exceed the needs of its international
With two main sections in this resort area - the Zona Hotelera (hotel zone) and
El Centro (the centre) - there are plenty of activities to enjoy during your vacation.
Whether ziplining through lush canopy at Natura Camp, soaking up rich history at
La Campana, or seeing Iguanas galore at Iguanario Archundia, opportunities for fun
and adventure are limitless. At 'El Centro', make sure you stroll along El Malecon,
where you can take in the natural beauty of this charming paradise. Just 3 miles
north of the town is the hotel zone, where you will discover tropical bars, fine
dining and shopping areas to keep you and your fellow travellers busy for a fun
afternoon or evening.
If you are a golf enthusiast, make sure you tee-off at Isla Navidad, Manzanillo's
premiere golf course, designed by world-renowned golf course architect Robert Von
Hagge. And if you are a beach lover, the lush foliage, ancient rock formations and
the gold and black volcanic sands of the Bay of Manzanillo and the Bay of Santiago
will delight you. With 350 days of sunshine, top surfing spots, sparkling blue waters,
loads of activities and plenty of attractions and beaches to explore, Manzanillo
is the perfect destination for any travel personality.