By: Barbara Erickson.
American Crocodiles in Ixtapa - Ex-pats or Natives? The crocodile first appeared in the fossil record in the Paleocene – 65 million years ago. The American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, which we find here in Ixtapa, appeared in Latin American fossil records from the Plio-Pleistocene era, some 2 million years... Read More »
Have you ever seen a “guard turkey?”Well, check out La Mexican Restaurant in Troncones Beach. It’s a favorite eating place for locals and visitors, serving traditional Mexican dishes, drinks, and beverages. Isabel, the bi-lingual hostess and owner, is there to greet and service you. And, there’s “Cunde” – the family... Read More »
Spring is here! And Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is jumping with many activities, special events, and cultural celebrations. Enjoy!
Saturdays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., MUSIC, ART, FOOD & DANCE in Ixtapa: Ixtapa ROCKS! Join us every Saturday for a cultural festival full of art, music, food and entertainment. Activities take place at the... Read More »
Jazz in Mexico? Absolutely! Jazz is played all over the world. Big Band Jazz de México is one of the most popular groups of its type in the country.
Jazz is a type cultural music of African-Americans that emerged in the early twentieth century in the U.S. It is characterized by... Read More »
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is certified as a "Culture of Peace Community" in partnership with the United Nations. In 2010, the community constructed a Peace Pole Monument as a symbol of its commitment to strive for peace. Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is a tropical beach resort community, located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean southwest of Mexico City and 2.5 hours by air from Houston, Texas.