Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Zihuatanejo, Mexico - Updated 2021

airbnb Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Michelle Jamie
Michelle Jamie

Mexico is known for its pristine beaches, spectacular landscapes, old architecture, and gourmet dishes. Tourists often visit Cancun for its resorts and nightlife. A little known secret is that Zihuatanejo, Mexico (a municipality in the State of Guerero) can give them both and more. Zihuatanejo is a fishing village that is one of the top three most-visited summer destinations in Mexico. This is because of Ixtapa, a modern tourist resort that can be found at Zihuatanejo. Aside from Ixtapa and its beaches, Zihuatanejo also has famous attractions such as the Archeological Museum of the Costa Grande (which showcases artifacts and statues), and the Mercado de Artesanías: a lively, local market that sells all sorts of crafts that make excellent souvenirs. Don’t forget to check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals to truly experience Zihuatanejo, Mexico like a true local. Book a unique, comfortable, and convenient Airbnb vacation rental from our list below!

1. Casa Bamboo, a beachfront house (from USD 124)

Have a taste of paradise when you book a room at Casa Bamboo. It is located just a few steps from the beach, eight minutes away from the airport and 20 minutes away from the city proper. This private beach house is perfect for people looking for some peace, rest and relaxation. Stay here and you’ll be far from the maddening crowds at the public beaches. This resort-like Airbnb vacation rental has two bedrooms with air-conditioning and four beds. It also has a sitting room with sofa bed and a fully equipped kitchen where basic items such as spices are provided. This accommodation also has a swimming pool which you can use if you’re tired of the sand and the water activities.

Casa Bamboo - Beachfront House
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
118 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the open air / outdoor kitchen was beautiful and the view was beyond words
the bedrooms were air conditioned and the beds were heavenly
equipped with a full kitchen grill pool hammock and lots of room for relaxation it's the perfect getaway
the kitchen is really well-equipped with kettle and toaster and delightful mexican pottery
it was again nice to watch dolphins in the sea as we enjoyed breakfast
the rooms are tidy and clean and the beds are very comfortable
the buildings were clean and comfortable
all facilities worked everything was clean all the neighbors very pleasant
the house was very clean and well taken care of
the house is beautiful and clean and well equipped with everything you could possibly need
great host great place
the owner phil is very kind and helpful
gabriel the manager is a special kind of person who took very good care of us and the property
shelley owner and gabriel property manager et al are wonderful quick to respond and helpful extraordinaire
gabriel the house manager is such a kind and generous man
the location is fantastic
perfect location and a beautiful property
the location is private and very pretty
you can expect a beautiful beach location
amazing wildlife just outside and lovely fresh seafood in walking distance
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2. Oceanfront accommodation at an Ixtapa resort (from USD 205)

Stay here and you can enjoy the view of the sea from your balcony. This resort-like Airbnb is a must book for couples in the mood for a romantic getaway. The host sees to it that everything you could possibly need is available, such as toiletries, linen and kitchen appliances. For your entertainment, enjoy their WiFi access, cable TV, and a DVD player found here. In addition, this accommodation also has a swimming pool and a hot tub that you are welcome to use. This vacation rental has two bedrooms with three beds that can accommodate up to six people. It also has a spacious living room with comfy seats, and a dining area that can accommodate up to nine people! In addition to that, guests here can enjoy amenities such as a spa, a gym, a tennis court, steam rooms and even a movie room. You can use all these facilities at a discounted price.

Stunning Beach Front Apartment on 11th Floor
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
82 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's an amazing apartment roomy and really comfortable beautiful beach view and people is really welcoming
beautiful condo awesome pool and jacuzzi
the host is amazing very attentive and easygoing
mario is an excellent host who maintains communication with you if needed
the location is amazing as well
i highly recommend this listing very enjoyable space as well as location
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3. Luxury bungalow near the beach! (from USD 67)

This Airbnb listing is a luxury, tropical-themed bungalow surrounded by palm trees in a compound called Playa La Ropa. This place feels very much like a resort. It has many amenities including a saltwater swimming pool, a bar with a flat screen TV, and an outdoor kitchen with grill. Stay here and you also enjoy access to an oven and a refrigerator. You’ll also be welcome to use one of their six bikes to roam around town. To ensure optimum comfort while you’re in Casa Encantadora, your room is equipped with a king size bed, an air-conditioning unit, and clean, pristine linen. Aside from your room, you are also free to use the common area which has a palapa kitchen that includes a refrigerator, a stove, an oven, a microwave and more.

Bungalow Encantadora, luxury near the beach!
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
116 reviews
Private room in resort 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we watched a little netlfix every day in the a/c room with ceiling fan
the room had a/c which i am very thankful for
and they allow pets breakfast was delicious with fresh squeezed oj and made to order menu items
we loved the pool and palapa area
the breakfasts were delicious and absolutely worth it
cleaning service in a daily basis keep the site sparkly clean
the place was clean homey and simply a tropical paradise
great place for the price very clean and extra safe area
the casitas was very clean and the bungalo we stayed in had an awesome bed
clean quiet great staff and great breakfast
and the staff is so welcoming
staff was great super friendly and helpful
we had a wonderful time and the staff was amazing
all the staff are humble and friendly
all guests were friendly and the staff was so accommodating
super close to the beach
great location and great facilities
much better than o thought super close to everything’s
my wife and i had a great stay at this wonderful location
we enjoyed the multiple restaurants that we walked to from the casitas
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4. La Casa De Maria (from USD 149)

Are you travelling with a big group? If the answer is yes, and you want to be near the city center and away from the city noise, then La Casa De Maria is the answer to all your needs. This French-style accommodation is located in a peaceful neighborhood. From here, it is around a 10 minute walk to reach the city center. This Airbnb has a two-storey house and a separate apartment which you can also use. You have four bedrooms to choose from, and a terrace from which you can view the bay of Zihuatanejo. By the garden, you’ll find a swimming pool and some hammocks. La Casa De Maria also has a garage that can fit two cars. In addition, this accommodation comes with an equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and a dining area.

La Casa de Maria. Los franceses.
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
69 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
zihua is a great host
very nice and pleasant host
thiery was attentive to our needs and comfort
thierry and his wife are really nice hosts and the communication with them also great
great place close to town if you like to walk
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5. Excellent house near Playa La Ropa (from USD 274)

If you’d like an entire house to yourself, then this Airbnb that is conveniently located just 200 meters (656 feet) away from Playa la Ropa is the right vacation rental for you. Location-wise, this Airbnb vacation rental is within walking distance to the beach: just two minutes away if you walk, to be exact. This is a private accommodation so you wouldn’t have to share amenities such as the pool, hot tub, kitchen, and spacious living room with other guests. You can also choose among the four bedrooms available. This house can accommodate up to seven guests. You’ll surely have a ball here!

Excelente Casa a solo 200 Mts de Playa La Ropa
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
74 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c and ceiling fans were nice
kitchen is very well stocked including an industrial blender
the tv was great
very nice and clean place
the cleaner was helpful cleaning on 2 days while we were which is a great and unusual touch
everything was sparkling clean and the pictures do not show how big this place is
it was very clean and comfortable and was larger than we expected
she also kept the house very clean and laundered clothing at our request
lida was very helpful and professional and a great cook
lida was very helpful in recommending places to eat and visit as well as making herself available
easy short walk to the beach
it's a short walk to a fantastic beach
great place good location super close to la ropa beach & restaurants/bars
wonderful house great location 2 minutes from the beach
easy access to the playa la ropa and its features public transportation and a short walk into zihua
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6. Modern villa near La Ropa Beach with an infinity pool (from USD 251)

This modern, designer villa is located just four blocks away from La Ropa Beach. This villa makes a great romantic getaway! Each room has its own separate entry way, to help maintain your privacy. A big group of travelers will surely love this place. Near the garden is an infinity pool overlooking the whole of Zihuatanejo. Lounge here while drinking your favorite brew courtesy of the poolside bar. Feel free to hold your own barbecue party here! Grill some sausage and burgers at the stainless steel barbecue pit. Other amenities here include a private roof-deck, WiFi connectivity, and satellite TV.

Casa Sol y Luna, Playa La Ropa, Infinity pool
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
54 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the premises were perfect with lots of amenities including the pool
the queen beds were very comfortable and the a/c a welcomed amenity
this is a lovely property with a wonderful view great pool and good interior spaces—very private setting
hernan was a great host
the staff are friendly and manage to not invade your privacy
the stay was great we loved the location of the house
this home is beautiful and is located in a very accessible location with fantastic views
hernan's house is an incredible place to spend a holiday
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7. Casa de la Palma (from USD 31)

This accommodation comprises of a budget-friendly hostel found near the beach and the city center. This vacation rental is good for people who are travelling on a budget, but who want a comfortable and clean room to sleep in. Your air conditioned room includes a king size bed and a private bathroom for your convenience. You are also free to use the common areas here, as well as the swimming pool. In addition, the hosts here also provide free WiFi.

Hotel Casa de la Palma (King Size room)
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
43 reviews
Room in hotel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
it is super clean
the hotel is clean and in the center of the city
the room at casa de la palma was spotlessly clean and had a very comfortable bed
a little gem in the centre of town:) it is very friendly clean & safe
anna & the staff were extremely helpful
the staff is very friendly
but the hosts are lovely
the staff was always helpful and kind
anna was very kind and helpful
good location & private pool
we found casa de la palma to be a delightful place to stay
super clean basic accommodation right in the market area of zihua so lots of food close by
the hotel was clean & reasonably priced and a pleasant walk away from the beach
easy walk to waterfront restaurantspleasant staff
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8. Betsey Villa (from USD 600)

This is a modern and luxurious boutique-style villa situated 30 minutes away from the airport. This is a fantastic place to stay. If you have extra cash to spend for your accommodation, be sure to seriously consider booking a stay here. Modern traveler will definitely fall in love with the interior of this villa. This villa’s interior was designed as a tribute to Betsey Johnson: an American fashion designer who loved over-the-top designs. Also found here are amenities you wouldn’t find at other vacation rentals, such as exercise rooms with yoga mats and weights, a steam room, and an entertainment room with cable TV that has full access to Netflix. In addition, this accommodation has a huge swimming pool with a terrace, from which you can enjoy viewing the city. Aside from the pool, this accommodation comes with a private entry way to a small beach, where you’ll find beach huts exclusively for your use.

Betsey Johnson’s Home
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
15 reviews
Entire villa 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the staff is amazing
the pool is beyond beyond and all your requests will be taken care of by the wonderful staff
the pool and outdoor lounge area is so perfect: everyone was very friendly and helpful
amazing place the location is secluded and right next to the beach
the location is close to a beautiful local beach with some simple beach front restaurants
just an absolutely wonderful place
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9. Casa Gema, a cozy place with a pool and terrace

Casa Gema is situated in an excellent location. It has all the amenities of a resort. Casa Gema is situated three blocks away from the beach and a few blocks away from downtown Zihuatanejo. Casa Gema is strategically located near a lot of establishments such as cafes, restaurants, pubs, and retail shops. Amenities at Casa Gema include a pool with a hot tub, a bar, and private parking, too! This Airbnb is a one bedroom accommodation that has a spacious dining room and a living room area. It is also equipped with a kitchen which you can use for cooking. In addition, wireless internet connection is readily available here.

Casa Gema #1 cozy, private bathroom, pool, terrace
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
46 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Boutique apartment overlooking Zihuatanejo Bay

This is a boutique-style Airbnb vacation rental overlooking the bay of Zihuatanejo. It’s a strong contender when it comes to excellent places to stay in Zihuatanejo. It boasts a minimalist interior, and can offer scenic views, as well as privacy to guests.This makes it an appealing place to stay. You’re free to use other amenities such as the pool, kitchen, working station. Stay here and you can enjoy alfresco dining in a beautiful setting as well. This Airbnb vacation rental features a comfy, king size bed, a terrace with the view of the sea, and a private bathroom. In addition, they also offer breakfast every morning.

#2 La Casa MX
14 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

Zihuatanejo, a beach paradise you won't regret visiting

If you want some fun under the sun on a beach lined with palm trees and a rich marine ecosystem, then Zihuatanejo is your city. With its warm people, rich culture and amazingly delicious food, it’s a wonder you have yet to book a stay here. In case you need help with choosing a suitable accommodation, just refer to this compiled list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Zihuatanejo for you to book.

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