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Maybe I'm somewhat confused between what is the Malecon and what is the Paseo de Pescador? They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manhattan, Kansas
A Sight Worth Seeing in Ixtapa

All members of our group enjoyed walking through the fish market and shops. In fact, we enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Pleasanton, California
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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 2 weeks ago

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
1  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
Thank BadgerMbTraveller
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Pretty cool place to walk around and do some shopping. You will find some "authentic" Mexico here, but mostly it is just tourist stuff. Remember to haggle when buying stuff, it's party of the game.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gordiehowe09
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Many great restaurants with varied menus one after the other. I highly recommend eating at La Serena Gorda (the fat mermaid). Also great pasta place and another has great filet mignon (sorry I can't remember the names). Also a market with various trinkets and handicrafts....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank john_shurla
Reviewed 17 February 2018

This part of Zihua resembles fishing villages of olden days and at the same time is very touristy with all the gift stores and various shops and restaurants. The fishermen have their boats lined up along the beach ready to go out and bring their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 1 February 2018

You should go 6-8Am and watch the fishermen selling their catches . You can eat nearby. Each fisherman has a tarp with his catch laid out, people come to buy them. All different kinds from small like snapper to big - like swordfish and tuna....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Seattleite45
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Heaps and heaps of shops offering traditional textiles and weaves to jewellery and clothing and other trinkets. Some decent some not. Alot of shop fronts will have a salesperson wooing you into something. If your from a European background they WILL sound you out for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The place has a lot of souvenir shops and traditional art crafts. The restaurants vary in quality and cleanliness.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MTorre
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Shady coco palms, gentle breeze, lapping waves and soft-sell vendors highlight this strolling walkway. Nice little restaurants and bars and shops along the way. This is also the location of the original, as well as current fish market, where small operators bring their catch early...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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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