Cheap Flights to Ixtapa Zihuatanejo
The Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) is located southeast of the city, and the trip takes about 15 minutes by car. The Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo region is known for its beaches and resorts, taking in tourists all year. You can find the cheapest flights to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo by using Skyscanner's flight search feature. Simply enter "Ixtapa" and the dates you wish to fly, and you will be shown the cheapest flights available. If you have some flexibility in your travel dates and want to fly for the lowest fares, use our cheapest month search tool to see which month has the lowest price tickets.
Ixtapa is at its best from November to May. The temperatures are warm all year, but the winter dry season leaves more time to enjoy the sunshine. May and June are the warmest months, and while February is the coolest, it is never cold. Summer is humid and busy, as Mexican tourists come to the beaches for their holidays. August and September are the rainiest months. Flights tend to be cheapest 11 weeks prior to departure, but major holidays like Christmas or Easter can affect this. If you know when you want to fly to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, sign up for price alerts and receive notifications when the fare for your chosen flight rises or falls. This tool can help you plan your trip and book at the best time to get a good deal.
The Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport is served by numerous airlines including Air Canada, WestJet, Delta Airlines, and AeroMexico as well as charters like Sunwing and Air Transat. Check out all airlines that fly to Mexico here. The airport is small, and has wi-fi. There is a restaurant in the pre-security area. The arrivals area has an ATM where you can withdraw pesos, and there is a taxi stand just outside the terminal. There are rental cars available from a few companies, and many hotels and resorts have direct shuttles.The sister cities of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are very different, with Ixtapa being more resort-focussed and Zihuatanejo a more historic Mexican town. The entire coastline is filled with beaches and bays offering snorkelling or swimming opportunities. Visit the Xihuacan Museum and Archeological Site just south of Zihuatanejo to see a work-in-progress historic site. This newly-discovered site provides evidence of early civilizations in Mexico. Walk along Zihuatanejo's Paseo de Pescador to watch the boats and people in the bay. Stop in at the fish market to see the catch of the day. Book your hotel soon and immerse yourself in this colourful corner of Mexico.
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