On flights to Ixtapa, it's a great idea to look out the window, where you'll notice white sandy beaches, gleaming white hotels, and palm trees as far as the eye can see along the coastline. Situated along the Pacific Coast, Ixtapa is a top travel destination in Mexico for families, young people, and couples. Once you land at the beautiful Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH), you are only minutes away from the world-class hotels, water sports, and fine dining that make Ixtapa such a famous hotspot.
Ixtapa hotels are your key to truly enjoying what this Mexican resort locale has to offer. No matter what Ixtapa hotel you stay in, you'll have quick access to premier beaches like Playa Linda and Playa el Palmar, considered two of the finest beaches in the entire world. However, it's important to be familiar with transportation from ZIH.
Many Ixtapa hotels offer free shuttle service that will pick you up at the airport and bring you back later. If you're an international travel and need a taxi or shuttle, you'll see a taxi booth as soon as you clear customs. Most taxis offer a fixed rate to get to downtown Ixtapa, which is about 12 miles away from the airport. The only taxis authorized to take travelers on airport property are the Transporte Terrestre taxis. In the same area as the taxis, you'll also find private transfer shuttles for larger groups and rental car booths. There are currently no public transportation options at the airport.
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