10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Ixtapa, Mexico

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Cancun is usually the go-to place for travelers when they want to visit a beach in Mexico, but it is far from being the only area there that allows people to have fun and enjoy the sun, sand, and surf. Enter Ixtapa. Located beside the city of Zihuatanejo in Guerrero, Mexico, it is a resort destination that draws in local and foreign tourists yearly because of its beautiful beaches. Visitors have different options to choose from. For instance, Playa Principal is a favorite because its waters are good for swimming and it has several restaurants dotting the area. Meanwhile, Playa Contramar, Playa Manzanillo, and Playa Las Gatas are the preferred beaches of those who love snorkeling. For off-water activities, visitors can check out the artifacts at the Archaeological Museum of the Costa Grande or simply take a stroll around town to see and experience the local culture. Choose from the best Vrbo accommodations in Ixtapa, Mexico to ensure that you’ll have a comfortable night’s rest here.

1. Comfortable traditional Mexican home for eight (from USD 89)

If you truly want to feel that you’re on a holiday in Mexico, consider staying in this three-bedroom home, which fits up to eight people. The house is fully furnished and comes with a kitchen. Linens are already provided so you don’t have to bring your own. The house has two dining areas - one indoor and one outdoor - so you can take your pick on where you want to enjoy your meals during your stay. A tennis court and a golf course are within the vicinity. There’s also a communal pool that guests can use.

Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, GRO, MX
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

2. Luxurious, family-friendly residence with unlimited views of the Pacific Ocean (from USD 765)

This house has just about everything that even a large group may need. Located in an exclusive gated community, this property can accommodate as many as 14 guests at a time and comes fully furnished with the necessities, plus a few luxury perks such as a gym and a movie room. The house comes with two salt-water pools, one of which is heated and is child-friendly. The lawn features football equipment for kids, perfect for those who have active children. Light breakfast is served daily, and lunch and dinner can also be availed of upon request. In-house massage and beauty treatments may also be arranged.

24 reviews   Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The main floor consists of 4 large air-conditioned bedrooms kitchen living room outdoor dining room lawn and pool area
Both couples celebrating their 20th anniversaries
Each bedroom has its own full bath a large closet and more than one bed
you have to descend 2 flights to the well-lit bathroom in the basement
and like a spa to enjoy the view
Thanks owners and please preserve the property as nice as it is
The bedrooms were cleaned and straightened daily along with the rest of the house and property
And the owner Georgina could not have been more friendly and responsive and lovely via email
Georgina was a fabulous host
We wrote the host in advance to ensure the pool was heated to our desired temperature and the host graciously confirmed those arrangements a few days before our arrival
We cannot wait to return
all gym facilities swimming pool
Could not have dreamed of a better vacation
and of course the margaritas
We really enjoyed the place
The house is flawlessly beautiful and as an Interior Designer based in Los Angeles I greatly appreciated being surrounded by such deep beauty
The house is beautifully designed with great attention to detail
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3. Luxurious beachfront unit (from USD 177)

Staying at this rental is almost like booking a hotel, but with more facilities to enjoy. Guests who stay here have access to swimming pools, hot tubs, tennis courts, a restaurant, a fitness center, a business center, and a day spa. If that’s not enough, the condo comes fully furnished and has a private balcony that allows guests to enjoy fantastic views of the ocean. To cap it off, restaurants, shops, and bars are just a short walk away from here. The rental fits up to two people, making this a good accommodation option for couples.

Ixtapa, Guerrero, MX
8 reviews  
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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the condo is spotless and perfect
the facility was very clean
the property was well maintained and clean
we think about the wide clean ocean beach and the daily walks we had
the security staff did a good job which made us feel safe and secure
joe the owner is easy to deal with
this is a great place to go if you want to relax
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4. Beachfront property at a gated community (from USD 102)

This beachfront property is located on the fourth floor of the building, allowing guests to enjoy wonderful views of the waters. While it can accommodate up to four people, this rental can also be a good option for couples, especially since they can enjoy romantic views of the sunset from the balcony. The unit itself is fully furnished. Besides the property itself, guests also have access to an infinity pool, a hot tub, a small cinema, and games room, a gym, a spa, a tennis court, and a business center.

Ixtapa, GRO, MX
22 reviews  
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
great pool chair furniture system we would definitely recommend the bvg marina peggy and michael south surrey bc
m so we were able to enjoy breakfast and lunch outside
the weather was great the ocean was wonderful to listen to and watch the pools were beautiful
comfortable bed and couches
this place is paradise unit is clean and well equipped
staff are very friendly and helpful
the staff on site were always charming and helpful
all of the staff were very friendly and helpful
des the owner made everything so easy and delivered everything as promised
we just came back from a great holiday at this location…
we just came back from a great holiday at this location…
took bus to troncones which was a fun day
the beach which is about three miles long was excellent for walking
it is a great location and the facilities and beaches are second to none
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5. Holiday home with hotel-like amenities (from USD 209)

The hosts have taken the extra effort to make this property resemble a luxurious hotel room, and it shows. Besides being fully furnished with the essentials, it also comes furnished with a phone that allows guests to make unlimited international calls, a plasma TV, and custom-made furniture. Furthermore, renting this property provides guests with ease of access to world-class restaurants in the area.

48 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
the amenities at the BVGM are wonderful
The condo is lovely with all the amenities you could wish for And that view absolutely breathtaking Comfortable bed
it just needs to be cleaned In the kitchen if you like to cook the pots and pans
the views off the deck over the ocean never get old
The views out the bedroom window over the golf course and
Everything was so clean and well cared for
This is centrally located to everything
Any issues that arose were addressed immediately and Andrew's response time to messages was excellent
We loved Ixtapa and Zihau and Andrew's lovely home and hope to be back soon
the area is beautiful and the town of Ixtapa is very well kept and quiet
The owner was very nice and the food was delicious
They have all been very nice
Great condo with amazing views
While in the area we hit many of the Trip Advisor recommendations for dining and were never disappointed
Beautiful condo with equally beautiful views
It was quite expensive and did not live up to its advertisement
It's a short walk to restaurants
I would like to begin by saying I travel Mexico from Canada 4 times a year and stay almost anywhere in the country but mostly in the Riviera Maya area
This property is by far one of the nicest in the Ixtapa area
Just be ready for a weird way to pay for it at the condo
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6. Apartment at a beach resort

If the previous accommodation allows guests to enjoy the luxuries of a hotel, this one gives them the opportunity to immerse themselves in resort amenities. Having enough space for six people, this beachfront rental gives them access to the facilities of the beach club at Bay View Grand Marina, which includes but are not limited to an infinity pool, a spa, a gym, a children’ playground, and a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The property is wheelchair accessible.

10 reviews  
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
Someone from the complex came and turned on the hot water
The two bedroom two bath condo worked perfectly with our group
To say we were disappointed would be an understatement
We also noticed that the sliding door to the balcony did not lock For safety we tried to put our valuables in the safe
And nice complex on a quiet part of the beach
When we arrived we called to have someone meet us to give us the key only to find out that he had forgotten that we were coming
Very nice condo Complex very nice
We wrote to Luis and told him of our findings
We have been here before and really like the service we receive while vacationing
He said that he would have someone over to fix the door and that a new safe was ordered but that it would not arrive until we were gone
The ant problem was never addressed and no apology and/or
It is a beautiful condo and Luis
This is a amazing condo Very well equiped with a amazing view
The infinity pool is fantastic and the restaurant food is excellent
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7. House with breathtaking views

This house, which sleeps 10, is not just comfortable, it also provides guests with magnificent views of the ocean. Beaches and restaurants are nearby, but you can also enjoy swimming and dining right in the property, as it comes with its own swimming pool and a fully equipped kitchen. Laundry facilities are available on site as well. If you want to take a break from swimming and other water activities, there are board games in the house. There’s also WiFi here.

15 reviews  
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The open air living room was a great space as well
the pool the overall home was breath taking
The kitchen was large and well equipped
The first thing that you notice when you walk thru the front door is the open air living room leading to the backyard pool and an amazing view overlooking the Pacific Ocean
The condo has plenty of space for relaxation
The 3 bedrooms used had great ocean views and all had their own bathrooms
The property was clean and well maintained - absolutely loved
the maid Lupita and the Security Guard could not have been more hospitable
it was so nice to eat outdoors
Casa Cahafi performed beyond expectation Everyone we came into contact with including our host Aaron local contact
No car required Security were always present and happy to help Easy and very enjoyable vacation spot
the garden will all the tropical plants and flowers
The location was the best 5 minutes to the beach access and hotel zone 10 minutes from the best restaurants and bars in town and 30 minutes from Barra de Potosi where you can find the best seafood
lots of dishes and cutlery
Beautiful views from a peaceful quiet neighborhood Perfect spot to relax and unwind
In a quiet secure neighbourhood only a 5 minute taxi ride away from town and the large public beaches 20 minutes from airport
The locals are very friendly and we felt very safe whey walking around the Ixtapa/Zihuatehajo area
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Living the beach life in Ixtapa

Beach lovers should not miss out on visiting Ixtapa, which features a number of activities for them to choose from. Complete your holiday in a tropical paradise by making sure that you stay somewhere clean and comfortable. With these Vrbo accommodations, you can’t go wrong.

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