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Zihuatanejo & Ixtapa, Mexico

Divide your day between million-dollar resorts and a sleepy fishing village on your Carnival cruise to Ixtapa, Mexico. These Pacific Coast sister towns couldn't be any more different: younger Ixtapa is all flashy high-rises and manicured golf courses, while neighbor Zihuatanejo is a working fishing village. Cruise to Ixtapa, Mexico to experience the lush life on Ixtapa's Playa Palmar and nurse a 20-peso beer at Zihuatanejo's laid-back Playa Las Gatas.

  • Pose with the glitzy hotels on Playa Palmar when you cruise to Ixtapa, Mexico.
  • Gallop through the waves on horseback at Playa Linda. 
  • Watch the tide roll in from your seaside table at Playa La Ropa. 
  • Wade in the calm shallows at Playa Las Gatas.