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Great shopping

So many cute little shops. Ponchos and Alberto’s are wonderful jewelry stores. The Artistisen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A "must see" if you want to experience the real Mexican town

It's important to be here early shortly after dawn, as the fishing boats come in to display and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
JoAnne H
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Seaside promenade featuring outdoor eateries and beautiful cobblestone streets.
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Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many cute little shops. Ponchos and Alberto’s are wonderful jewelry stores. The Artistisen market is good for souvenirs. The Merchant market and weaving shop just off the basketball court are worth a trip in town by themselves!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

It's important to be here early shortly after dawn, as the fishing boats come in to display and sell their catch. It's quite beautiful as well as informative, if you are interested in what kind of fish you are eating. Pick a table at La...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank JoAnne H
Reviewed 4 February 2019

This beautiful area has shops, restaurants, a working fish market early in the morning and just watching the fisherman bring in the catch is an expeience. Portenas has amazing pizza or go to Valeria II and ask Angelo for mummy wrapped shrimps. The coconut shrimp...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Great little fish street with lots of vendors selling fish in the morning and toursity items in the afternoon. It is nice and breezy during the day. If you are downtown waiting for a table, this would be a great place to go.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Good area between fish market and the pier. You have restaurants and shops on 1 side interesting little shops on the other time. Just take your time and look at both sides.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank leftout
Reviewed 20 December 2018

This shoreline pedestrian passage fronts the core of downtown Zihua. It's anchored on one end by the town's original church; the daily fisherman's market and the municipal pier (also where the cruise liners dock) and at the other end by community museum, the town's original...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank GoinThere2
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We walked along the beach here on several occasions. Very nice and it's free. Lots to see. I would go a few blocks inland to buy things since definitely more expensive items along the water front. Pick an outdoor restaurant to stop and have a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MTFBWUalways
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Maybe I'm somewhat confused between what is the Malecon and what is the Paseo de Pescador? They both kind of run together. Part of the Malecon was under construction while we were there, which was very disappointing. From the bball courts to the fishermen selling...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank FlatlanderUS
Reviewed 19 June 2018

All members of our group enjoyed walking through the fish market and shops. In fact, we enjoyed it so much we went back. Don't miss the various statues around the fish market and town of Zihuatanejo. The ground was flat which was key for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank OneLuckyMom_12
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Basically it’s a boardwalk that connects the pier, to the Canal, which is right next to the water.. In the morning, people come down to buy fresh fish, right off the fishing boats. Always lots activity, with restaurants to have your coffee/breakfast at. Lots of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BadgerMbTraveller
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15 December 2016|
Response from Shannonsassy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't do those things so I don't know