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Experience Manzanillo

Fast facts
  • Known as the Sailfish Capital of the World for its abundant waters
  • Try delicious seafood like Colima ceviche, Manzanillo's signature dish
  • Centro Historico features pedestrian walkways, bars and shops
  • Swim, scuba dive and snorkel in idyllic tropical waters

With an average of 350 days of sunshine a year, Manzanillo is a destination made for sun seekers and beach bums. While you'll be tempted to soak in the rays on sandy beaches dotted with banana and coconut palms, there are also plenty of adventure opportunities to discover in Manzanillo. Manzanillo's Centro Historico, or historic centre, was recently refurbished with pedestrian walkways making it a wonderful place to explore boutiques, local bars and cafes. There, you can indulge in colima ceviche, the town's signature dish. Or catch some fresh fish of your own as Manzanillo is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World for its fish-filled waters that draw in sportsmen and amateur anglers alike. Cuyutlan, just southeast of the city, boasts some of the country's best waves for surfing while its black sand beach is uniquely comprised of volcanic rock.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend travellres bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation to exchange to pesos at their resort.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Manzanillo.

What to buy: As the Sailfish Capital of the World, a fish-shaped knick-knack or fish motif-adorned accessory is a great way to remember your stay in Manzanillo.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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