8 Best Vrbos in Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo

Franchesca Judine
Franchesca Judine 
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Just imagine it - glistening blue waters, fine white sand and a subtle warm breeze, all while the sounds of waves crashing on the shore play softly in the background. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, that can all be a reality with a simple trip to Playa La Ropa. Dubbed as the ‘best beach’ in Zihuatanejo, Playa La Ropa is the destination to go to if you’re looking to unwind and relax. Located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, this resort city is most known for its laidback vibes and scenic views. The stunning white-sand stretch of Playa La Ropa beach is bordered all around by palm trees and is littered with dozens of delicious eateries and restaurants. Abundant with peace, tranquillity and calm, this is the perfect retreat destination for anyone looking to get away from the buzzing city. We’ve compiled a list of the best places to stay so you can make most of this gorgeous resort city. Without further ado, here are our picks for the best Vrbos in Playa la Ropa, Zihuatanejo!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Private luxurious beach house (from USD 1050)

Standing tall as the only private beach house on the gorgeous shore of La Ropa Beach, this stunning, luxurious home is the perfect place to relax and enjoy with your family. The space is a four-bedroom house that can easily accommodate ten people. It also has four bathrooms and two half baths. So, if you have a large family or a massive group of friends, this space is just right for you. The beach house comes with beach chairs, a private pool and your own deck. As if it doesn’t get any better, you and your guests can also enjoy a continental breakfast free of charge. Can you imagine how beautiful the views of the sunset would be from this place?

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1.49 km (1.0 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
22 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
each bed room is well appointed with excellent air conditioning which made sleeping very comfortable
we woke up to fresh juice and coffee every morning followed by fresh fruits and breakfast
the pool was wonderful very clean and refreshing
best of all was the staff
the caretakers: manuel his wife margarita and daughter mitzi were wonderful
also it would be nice if the owner would consider some reduced pricing for longer stays
the location is ideally located on playa la ropa
the location was wonderful and we felt safe and secure
the location is excellent right on playa la ropa with no steps to the beach
the property is the only private beachfront villa on playa la ropa in the perfect location
spectacular house amazing location and manuel the ultimate host
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2. Cozy resort stay steps away from the beach (from USD 199)

If luxury, comfort and relaxation are what you need, then you’ve found it. Located atop the hill from Playa La Ropa, this homey condo serves as the perfect place to unwind. This two-bedroom stay features an infinity pool, an immaculate balcony and a gorgeous, panoramic view of the beach. Guests also get access to a wet bar, a gas grill and an outdoor kitchenette, ideal for an exciting poolside barbecue. The condo is just mere steps away from the white fine sand of the beach of Playa La Ropa, where you just lay and soak up the warm sun. You can even bring in a couple of drinks and snacks and revel in the beauty of the scenic horizon.

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1.12 km (0.7 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
20 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the pool was also lovely and the property is kept very clean
wonderful staff gorgeous terrace and view and beautiful pool made this a delightful stay
they are gentle friendly and service oriented
all the staff were very helpful and made us feel extremely welcome
the owner is very easy to communicate with
jack the owner also responded to our inquiries promptly and provided helpful advice
the owner jack is super nice and helpful
the location is great
the walk to the beach and great restaurants is less than 10 minutes
it’s quite a steep walk up to the property but i liked the exercise
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3. Large bohemian-style penthouse for eight (from USD 325)

Decorated in warm-hued decor, wood furnishings and vibrant embellishments, this bohemian-style penthouse is just the place to rewind and rejuvenate. This spacious three-bedroom condo comfortably accommodates eight to ten guests and has three bathrooms. When guests walk in, they are immediately greeted by a 180-degree view of the gorgeous Zihuatanejo Bay that will surely leave anyone is absolute awe. The condo features an en suite pool, a hammock and a lush garden that’s perfect for anyone looking to just unwind by the pool and soak up the warm sun. Top it off with a cool, delicious cocktail and you got yourself a paradise vacation. But, if a beach is more your style, the gorgeous white sand and palm tree littered beach of Playa La Ropa is only a short walk away.

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1.32 km (0.9 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
23 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
open air concept with a/c in all bedrooms nice and clean
the private pool is a great place to watch the sunset or take in the view
the a/c worked incredibly well in all the bedrooms; and the laundry facility was very convenient
we thoroughly enjoyed the space and the private dip pool
the pool beyond wonderful
the support staff is super friendly and helpful
the staff was very helpful especially with calling taxis
everywhere we went friendly helpful faces
the owner is looking to make this place even better
everyone staying in the complex was friendly
many great restaurants within walking distance
excellent condo with a great location with walking distance to playa la ropa beach
there are plenty of good restaurants and a convenience store within walking distance
just what we neeedded it for our perfect vacation great located and an amazing place
easy walk to the beach or to town
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4. A quiet and adorable guesthouse (from USD 54)

Looking to get away from the rowdiness of the city, then you’ve found the place! This quaint, adorable guesthouse comes with a covered patio and an outdoor kitchen for you to enjoy. This is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the tranquil nature of Playa La Ropa. The guesthouse is designed to be a unique dome, which means that, while it may be small, you ever feel suffocated. The house features high ceilings and wide living spaces. The house is just a short walk from the beach so you won’t have to fear missing out on stunning beach views.

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1.58 km (1.0 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
16 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the accommodations were great with our own outdoor patio and kitchen
the geodesic dome was clean with comfortable beds
everything was very clean and house keeping was provided once a week with fresh bedding and towels provided
it was safe clean accommodated and the perfect home for an authentic experience
it was neat to have an outdoor kitchen with it's own private sitting area as well
our host was incredibly welcoming and kind
our host julian was gracious and very helpful
our host julian went out of his way to make our stay that much better
the host julian was incredibly helpful and accommodating
we enjoyed our interactions with our hosts
the location was perfect short walk to playa la ropa easy cab ride to downtown
the best thing about it is the location
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5. Ocean-view abode overlooking La Ropa beach (from USD 175)

Looking over at the gorgeous La Ropa beach, this beautiful condo is something out of a movie. Guests get a panoramic view of the Zihuatanejo bay, an outdoor living room and two infinity pools. The interiors are decorated in Mexican-inspired furnishings, colourful embellishments and beautiful tiled floors, giving you a taste of true La Ropa culture. This condo has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and comfortably accommodates four. Not to mention, guests can also get a breathtaking and uninterrupted view of the sunrise and sunset every single day.

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1.18 km (0.8 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
46 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms were lovely all with air conditioning but the icing on the cake was the huge deck
wow the views are spectacular from the large well furnished terrace or from the infinity pool
a large l-shaped couch to lounge on with a 32" tv made the evenings very comfortable
the view was amazing we overlooked the pool and the ocean
the pools are really that gorgeous but we didn't spend much time in them
the condo is was very clean and very well maintained
the condo itself is very spacious comfortable and had everything we needed
the staff was very helpful
staff was discreet and friendly
the staff at la casa que ve al mar is wonderful
the owner sent us excellent information about the area restaurants and available attractions
a vrbo search soon led us to the owner susan and this special unit
well located and well equipped
the sites are amazing as you walk to principal
a great place just to relax in the morning with your morning beverage or breakfast
it is a very friendly place and we hope to return soon
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6. Peaceful haven with a private deck (from USD 96)

Specifically designed for peace and relaxation, this unique condo is just the place to spend your paradise island vacation. Overlooking the stunning Zihuatanejo bay, this condo features one bedroom, one bathroom and can accommodate three people. Guests also have access to a private deck, where they can bask in the beauty of the Pacific Ocean and idly watch boats and cruise ships leave and dock at the bay, all while sipping on a delicious cocktail.

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1.12 km (0.7 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
46 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are amazing from the living room and deck
the space was beautiful with a full view of the pools and bay
4) excellent wireless and satellite tv
the view from the living room and the deck is just perfect you really cannot do much better
everything from the neatly landscaped grounds to the sparkling infinity pools were perfect
the staff are very friendly and helpful
the staff including the maid concierge security guards and groundskeepers were all very friendly and accommodating
the grounds and pools are wonderful and the security guards are very helpful from taxis services to recommendations
our concierge dulce was super helpful and very friendly
10) very responsive informative and nice owner jack -- even though i didn't meet him
the location is perfect
the location is perfect for a walk to the playa de ropa or a stroll into town
i highly recommend that you stay here for the perfect location near la ropa
the location is perfect the unit is beautiful and the view on is to die for
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7. Contemporary house with magnificent views (from USD 126)

Are you looking to spending your summer mornings admiring breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the afternoons just lounging under the warm sun? Well, we might have just found the place for you. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and can accommodate five people. It is located on a hillside and is just mere minutes away from Playa La Ropa beach. This one-of-a-kind condo features luxurious interiors and an unbeatable view of Zihuatanejo Bay. The condo itself boasts contemporary decor contrasted by native Mexican pottery and art.

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1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
29 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the affinity pools had umbrellas and chairs and had an amazing view of the bay
views of the bay from the master bedroom and living room are lovely and serene
the landscaping and infinity pools are an added bonus
the en-suite bathroom is a nice added touch for the master bedroom
this property was stunning the condo had everything we needed and more for a very comfortable stay
it was very clean and had a cleaning lady come daily
it is clean and well-maintained
the owner is very responsive
the security guards are friendly
the on site concierge is helpful
all of the staff is helpful and friendly and the grounds are immaculate
all were friendly and full of helpful advice
the location was excellent for easy access to the beach and places to eat
it's a short walk to the beach and many great restaurants
la ropa beach is great place to spend your afternoons
the rental is only a 5 minute walk to the beach which has great restaurants bars and watersports
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8. Luxury home with top-of-the-line amenities (from USD 500)

Greeting you with such elegance and luxury, staying at this beautiful condo will make you feel as if you’re at a five-star hotel. Overlooking the stunning Playa La Ropa beach, this condo serves as a wonderful island retreat. The house is surrounded by a garden filled with lush green trees and several tropical flowers, that’s sure to make you feel very relaxed. Guests also have access to a swimming and a private hot tub, as well as a patio that’s perfect to enjoy the Mexican warmth. The condo can comfortably accommodate nine guests, with two master bedrooms and one bedroom with two bunk beds. There are three bathrooms, all stocked with fresh towels and toiletries. The accommodation also comes with maid service and a concierge.

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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, MX
9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Make your dream beach vacation a reality

Zihuatanejo Bay is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful tropical destinations in the world. Boasting glistening blue waters and breathtaking sunset views, there’s no wonder this place attracts quite a crowd. With any of these amazing accommodations, you can truly make most out of your beach holiday. So, hurry and pick one, and make your dream beach vacation a reality!

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