10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Zihuatanejo, Mexico - Updated 2022

Ryan Joshua
Ryan Joshua 

The “beachy” paradise yet quaint town of Zihuatanejo in Mexico is now becoming one of the best places to have your dose of vitamin “sea”. The seaside town was used to be where the beloved rock and rollers of the 60s go partying and hide from the ever annoying paparazzi. Today, it is still one of the most preferred places to hide from all of the busyness of the city life, and you will be surely feel refreshed with their stunning beaches while enjoying their fresh food and drinks. Get to visit this very peaceful yet amazing town and stay at these great HomeAway vacation rentals in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

1. Lush landscaped casa with pools (from USD 80)

Located in La Ceiba Suites’ secure compound in the Playa Madera district, the Casa Almendro offers a very convenient location that is near the town centre. It might be near to everything but it still offers the privacy and the serenity you need. Casa Almedro features an open-air concept with great views of the garden from your room window. The rooms come with air conditioning and nice, ensuite bathrooms. The main living area also features overhead fans, open-air balcony, 32-inch flat-screen cable TV, wireless TV and cushioned seating. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room, and even a swimming pool.

Roomy Condo w/2 Pools/Madera Area/NO Car Needed to Beaches,Rstrnts & Shops/HSI50
54 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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i loved the indoor-outdoor living: sitting in the open air dining area overlooking the pool
ac for sleeping and fans throughout keep the casa comfortable all the time
we enjoyed both swimming pools daily
the condo is spacious clean and very beautifully decorated
the condo was exquisitly decorated and extremely clean
the condo was very comfortable clean and well equipped
casa almendro has always been comfortable clean and has everything we need for a pleasant stay
the owners have provided many extras to make their unit more comfortable
the owners are very accommodating and will help if you need anything
we will be back and truly appreciate the helpfulness of the owner regarding our questions when booking travel
vanessa the property manager is also incredibly helpful and friendly
vanessa casa almendro manager is a gem and always helpful and responsive when anything was needed
great location very comfortable modern suit
central location so easy walk to town restaurants & beaches
short walk to the fresh market for fruits veggies and fresh seafood
we are so in love with the convenient location of this condo in the madera area
absolutely perfect location friendly residents & staff
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2. Simple yet glorious oceanfront condo (from USD 153)

This ‘simply perfect’ oceanfront condo called La Casa de Rosario offers a very serene accommodation with breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean that is centrally located on Madera Beach. It has two bedrooms that have a king- and queen-sized beds, respectively. A spacious living and dining room also faces the ocean for that fantastic view. The bathroom comes with a shower, and the kitchen is also fully equipped and also comes with a microwave, gas range, convection oven and an electric barbecue grill. For entertainment, the condo comes with a flat-screen TV, a wireless high-speed internet and a private telephone line that comes with free local landline calls.

'Simply Perfect' Glorious Location and View Two-Bedroom Ocean/Beach Front Condo
55 reviews
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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the view is great and all the necessary kitchen equipment is there
the a/c was welcome and the pool was a necessity due to temps & humidity in the summer
we enjoyed swimming in the sea and the pool
pool and grounds are kept extremely clean
very clean and friendly workers and renters
the manager carmen was always helpful
the resident manager and security staff were super friendly and helpful
carmen nunez the property manager and her staff could not have been more helpful
carmen is great and very helpful
would definitely return carmen and her staff were fabulous
love love love the location you can walk absolutely anywhere in town in less than 20 minutes
we would definitely come back to this place
shopping was awesome this condo and it's surrounding community is a very special place
we enjoyed returning to the casa after our walks to cool off
it takes 1 - 2 minutes to walk up the steps from beach for a moderately fit person
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3. Comfy condo with stunning ocean views (from USD 100)

You will surely fall in love with this condo unit right at Playa Madera’s hilltop perch. This comfortable condo has two large bedrooms and baths that offer utmost privacy and of course, stunning views of Zihuatanejo and its surrounding beaches. The property even has a pool for guests to enjoy. The location of the property is also very strategically located at the heart of Playa Madera so you are just a few steps away from the beach and just a few minutes away from all of the excitement the town offers.

Winters Discount! - Stunning Bay-Ocean-Beach Vu 2 BR/2 Bth Split Level Condo
33 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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You have to like Mexico
The view is breathtaking & the rooms colorful and airy
The full-size refrigerator/freezer worked great keeping up with our ice demand
The condo has everything you need for however long
a separate bedroom and bathroom for them worked out great
The condo is tastefully decorated with Mexican artwork and handmade bamboo "Rattan" furniture
It's beautifully decorated with great artwork a cool little dine-in bar and clean clean
The pool was kept clean and was very welcome after a long hot day of sightseeing Communication with the owners was easy and responses were very quick
Carmen visits the condo complex daily and was always friendly and most helpful
They have great recommendations for eating & shopping and exploring Muchas gracias
Carmen speaks perfect English and was always available via cell phone
and we could not have been happier
We tried most of the restaurants recommended by our hosts and were not disappointed
We also think it is the perfect location right on Playa Madera
many great places to eat within walking distance
Plus there is a wonderful street of restaurants a block away and you are a short 5-10 minute walk from downtown
We were advised to get off the taxis at the 2nd beach and walk about 200 yards across the island to coral beaches for good snorkeling
The condos location is perfect
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4. Apartment with panoramic ocean view (from USD 90)

This 1,500 square feet (139.35 square meters) condo unit has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms that can comfortably sleep up to 6 people. You will be greeted by the exciting views of the beach and its breeze and the splashing sound as you enter this amazing condo unit. It is also just a short walk away from the beach and the town centre.

Panoramic Ocean View
22 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The condo looks just like the pictures
the children loved having the pool right at our condo
Walkable to everywhere although be prepared for lots of stairs in town and the killer hill
it had everything we needed and the view was fantastic
The water being cut off everyday
but the boys preferred the sand and ocean
The pool was wonderful and we swam in it
and we had everything we needed
The view from the apartment can't be beat
Jim and Holly's detailed pre-arrival instructions beginning with directions from the airport
the owner was very helpful giving us info about the Zihuatenejo area and we will be back
she was very helpful during our stay with any questions we had about the condo and the area
The manager met us right when we arrived
This was a wonderful vacation very laid back
It is within walking distance of the city centre
The location is a 15 minute walk from the town centre and a 5 minute walk from delicious restaurants
Lots of good restaurants very close by
the market restaurants and other beaches
the bad next door neighbors are gone
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5. A cozy home in the heart of Zihuatanejo (from USD 150)

Located right at the heart of Zihuatanejo, this tranquil home offers utmost comfort and security that is perfect for families or groups of friends. There is a very spacious living room with a 40-inch flat-screen TV with DVD player, dining room and a fully equipped open kitchen on the home’s main level. Upstairs, you will find three bedrooms, all of which has air conditioning. For added entertainment, guests can also enjoy their covered patio, swimming pool and barbecue facilities.

Casa Allegria in the heart of Zihua
Zihuatanejo, GRO, MX
14 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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The kitchen had everything we needed for cooking meals together
Every room has a permanent ceiling fan and each bedroom has an AC unit Oh man
The kitchen is fully stocked with pots pans silverware
we found the spacious well equipped kitchen to be a fantastic bonus
The service provided to go touring fishing and site seeing was terrific
The pool is clean and pleasant
Shower pressure in the bathrooms is great
Everything was very clean and tidy and well taken care of
All the bathrooms are nice and functional with large showers in three of them
the water is warm and the waves aren't too big
We also hired Silvia to cook for us one night and the food was delicious
the taxi driver was very helpful as well
Pietro was the best host very friendly and checked in several times during our stay and was very quick to respond to any questions we had
it was so nice to have these things when we arrived
The housekeeper is nice cheerful and does a great job
Great restaurants abound within walking distance
We used the local bus to get to and from Ixtapa easily
as well The house is located about a 15 minute walk from downtown Zihautanejo in an area with lots of little convenience stores and restaurants
The beaches are a short walk
The location is perfect away from the crowds and noise yet close to downtown Zihuatanejo
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6. Charming apartment near the beach (from USD 145)

charming apartment near the beach
Source: Vrbo

Located just two blocks away from downtown and Madera beach, this two-bedroom two-bathroom condo unit features a very authentic Spanish-Mexican ambience and lush green gardens which will surely give you that exotic, tropical feeling. The room comes with a king-sized bed, a big closet, a private bathroom, ceiling fan and air conditioning. The living room also comes with a large sofa, TV, DVD and a stereo player. The kitchen also comes fully equipped with a gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, glassware, silverware, cutlery, pots, pans and cooking utensils.

Charming Apartment Very Near the Beach in Zihuatanejo
Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, MX
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Modern lodging in historic neighborhood

This property is surely a cut above the rest. Its location at the old historic Colonia Madera neighbourhood means it is surrounded by a rich history of Zihuatanejo without looking old and antique. It is just a few steps away from the beach. It has a large bedroom with a king-sized bed, recently renovated bathrooms, kitchen and living room.

Siesta Y Sol At Playa Madera
5 reviews
condo 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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The WIFI internet access was much appreciated
The kitchen was well supplied
A balcony extended the size of the room when the double doors leading to it were opened
The apartment was well-equipped and spotless
The kitchen was fully equipped including plastic cups that were permissible at the pool
It was very clean and well appointed
She patiently answered all of our questions and got us oriented to the area before we set off to explore For being a busy area
were wonderful and the food was delicious
The hospitality was warm and kind and the accommodations were great
hygiene basics etc)
the property manager and a security guard Carmen greeted us warmly and introduced us to the security guard one of two who man the locked entrance 24 hours a day
it's a surprisingly quiet street
Siesta Y Sol's location was convenient for us because it is a five minute walk from the water a ten minute walk from the main shopping/restaurant area and a short cab ride from Ixtapa
The location of the condo is absolutely perfect with SO MANY restaurants and stores that were walking distance
The immediate area is full of tourists restaurants and shops We did not visit many of these as we prefer the mercado-style atmosphere of the main shopping area
we were greeted at the gate by Carmen
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8. Luxurious poolside haven

This luxurious condo called the Casa Margarita offers a very private space without being too far from all of the excitement of the area. Located right at the Playa Madera district, the place is very near beaches, shopping and entertainment areas. The condo has a bedroom with a king-sized bed, an ensuite bathroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen and a large private patio which is perfect for al fresco dining. Guests also get to enjoy all of the condo’s amenities like fancy linens, towels, designer toiletries, cleaning services, kitchen and tableware, and even a welcome pack.

Luxurious Poolside Condo Close to Beach & Town Center
5 Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez 12
31 reviews
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Fully furnished Madera Beach penthouse

This amazing penthouse right at the Madera Beach called “El Nido” offers amazing and breathtaking views of the bay from its large private wrap around terrace. It is only just a few steps away from the Madera and La Ropa beaches. There is even a pool at the condo complex’s premises. Guests also get to enjoy the cable TV, high-speed wireless internet connection, an in-room safe, telephone and security as you stay at this property. Aside from the single bedroom, the condo also boasts of its fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and air conditioning.

Penthouse Condo Bay & Madera Beach Views Large Private Terrace
22 Eva Samano de López Mateos #20D
19 reviews
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Exclusive tropical condo in the Heart of Zihuatanejo

This exclusive tropical condo in the centre of the town features a lushly landscaped facade and is located in a gated condominium development in Zihuatanejo’s Playa Madera District. It is only a walking distance away from cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, shopping centres and other places of interest. The condo features two large master suites that have their own king-sized beds and a private condo with large, walk-in showers. There are also two pools which guests can enjoy. The suite’s veranda comes with a sofa, chairs and a dining table. The main living area also features a 42-inch flat-screen smart TV with cable channels and Netflix connectivity, aside from the high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

Exclusive tropical condo in the Heart of Zihuatanejo
17 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was nice to have the attached bathroom
The beds have extra padding and were very comfortable
Inside is beautiful with comfortable furnishings and an easy to use kitchen Sitting in the lovely outside area in the evenings
This allowed us to sleep with the windows open & the AC was not necessary If you would like to experience a little Mexico with the comforts of home
The beds & patio furniture are comfortable
We had a very nice relaxing week in Zihuatanejo at this beautifully decorated condo (I especially loved the frogs in the kitchen)
This well maintained place was comfortable clean and spacious
the property manager was also amazing and helpful
Taxis were always available too
and I cannot wait to return
we were amazed with the fine dining and the great outdoor restaurants
This also had a locked entrance to the complex
Playa Madera & walking distance to
We walked to the beach and were there within minutes
The adult pool was just outside the front door so it was very convenient to jump in Restaurants beaches and shopping are within walking distance
I loved this place Very traditional Comfortable areas to sit and lounge
it was also easy to go anywhere else we wished to see The owners are friendly and wonderful Vanessa
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Get sun-kissed at the sunny Zihuatanejo

The vast and great beaches of sunny Zihuatanejo is surely something that you will be curious about and consider visiting. If you are on the hunt of places to stay in this sun-kissed town, why not consider these great HomeAway vacation rentals in this town? Enjoy!

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Ryan is a Computer Engineer with a heart for traveling and writing. Born in Pasay City, Philippines, and raised in Melbourne, Australia, he is now based in the Philippines' City of Smiles, Bacolod...Read more

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