Where To Stay In Zihuatanejo, Mexico: 11 Villas & Vacation Rentals - Updated 2024

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Relax on the beach in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. You’ll have many things to do and places to explore! We’ve collected these rentals where you can stay in comfort and style. Pack your bags, plan your itinerary, and choose where to stay in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, from our list of the best villas and vacation rentals below.

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 June 20, 2024.

1. Breathless Villa (from USD 217)

It’s difficult to find better places than this accommodation in Zihuatanejo. Nestled at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains and overlooking the bay, you’ll have plenty of access to stunning views. The private outdoor pool on the private balcony also overlooks the bay and provides views of the surrounding landscapes. If you’d rather stay dry, there are outdoor loungers for you! The villa also conveniently features a kitchen. The bedroom has an HDTV for cozy movie nights in bed.

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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
56 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful villa with a private pool and amazing view
principal bedroom had lots of closet space and a great bathroom with outdoor shower
it would have been nice to have some staples in the kitchen like spices oils etc
comfortable mattress in master bedroom nice lounger on terrace
the living space was very comfortable the pool was larger that we expected - it is awesome
Cleanliness:
the villa was very clean but could use a few more items to make the stay better
Host:
our concierge eric was very friendly extremely helpful and ever unobtrusive
pros: we loved this place and would like to return if the host fixes a few things
miguel and his partner got erick to help and he was more helpful
Location:
the location is beautiful
we even saw whales while swimming we loved everything about miguel’s place and we hope to return
we would come back to this beautiful place in a heartbeat
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2. Casita Rita (from USD 125)

Have your dream tropical vacation in one of the best places to stay in Zihuatanejo. This Airbnb vacation rental is a short walking distance from Playa La Ropa, a popular beach. You’ll have access to a pool shared with only two other bungalows on the property. There’s an outdoor garden bath featuring a spacious bathtub surrounded by greenery. You can also use the shared fully equipped kitchen and a media room with a 58-inch flat-screen TV. For lazy afternoons, lounge in the hammock at the rear of the property.

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Zihuatanejo, Gro., Mexico
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
136 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our bedroom was large with a comfortable king-sized bed good a/c and a ceiling fan
the adjoining bathroom was large with two sinks ample closet space and a locking safe
there are several powerful ceiling fans that provide a refreshing breeze as well as ac in the bedroom
the kitchen is a beautiful fully stocked dream with everything you need to make a full gourmet extravaganza
there are fans and night lights and even “alexa” who’ll play whatever music you’re in the mood for
Cleanliness:
excellent communication before and during very clean and lovely touches like margarita’s and guacamole upon arrival
the place is amazing always clean
it is very beautiful clean peaceful and a very special place to stay
the place was super clean and neat spacious and well laid out
the pool was so perfect so clean and inviting i could stay in there all day
Host:
linda and gordon go above and beyond in hospitality and are fun and welcoming hosts
gordon and linda are incredible hosts they were both charming and responsive to all requests
the casita rita was outstanding the hosts gordon & linda were very helpful in all aspects
our hosts and fellow guests very welcoming even though we had a hiccups our first night
what you don’t know until you arrive is how wonderful the staff are
Location:
the location is perfect
the location was perfect for us to walk to the beach or ride our bikes
walking distance from the beach and good restaurants
walking distance to great restaurants the beach and to town
the best accommodation ever great location beautiful swimming pool well setup villas in a very private setting
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3. Luxe condo with infinity pool access (from USD 199)

The million-dollar view of the beach is just the cherry on top when you stay in this two-bedroom condo rental in Zihuatanejo, in Preciosa on the Bay, a luxurious resort complex up the hills of Playa La Ropa.

Ready yourself for a relaxing stay with amenities like a spacious master suite with a walk-in closet, high-speed internet, a smart TV, and a well-equipped kitchen. It’s going to be an unforgettable time in Zihuatanejo because there’s also an infinity pool and a balcony with a wet bar and a grill waiting for you right here.

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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
Host:
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
Location:
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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4. Gorgeous, Romantic Retreat (from USD 115)

This one-bedroom condo is located just off Playa La Ropa and a variety of shops and restaurants near the beach. From the condo, you’ll be able to see gorgeous views of the bay. You’ll be able to see the bay from the two infinity pools located in front of the condo, as well. If you spend any time inside, you’ll be able to lounge in the sitting room or make meals in the kitchen. With maid service offered three times a week, it offers the luxury of staying in a hotel – and it’s only 85 USD per night.

Before you book, be aware that it has a minimum stay of four nights.

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1.15 km (0.8 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
39 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the infinity pools were lovely with a view that is world class
pools are great
the air conditioning was perfect in the evening and the large purified water dispenser was a god send
the infinity pools were wonderful to cool off from the hot sun
met lots of great people around the pools
Cleanliness:
very comfortable well-located and clean
Host:
maid service fast friendly and efficient
staff very friendly and helpful
the staff very friendly and helpful
all the staff were friendly and helpful
good staff who are attentive and friendly
Location:
good location walking distance to playa laropa and downtown
we liked the location of the unit in the complex
the condo is in a perfect location and easy to find
wow short walk to playa la ropa and good exercise coming back up
this place delivers just as promised
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5. Newer Condo with two pools (from USD 80)

Located within the La Ceiba Suites complex, you’ll be safe and secure in this lovely condo. It’s close to the town center of Zihuatanejo, and you’ll be able to walk everywhere if you’d like to. You’ll be able to access restaurants, shopping, bars, and other entertainment options. The beach (Playa Madera) is just a five minute walk, and Playa La Ropa is five minutes away by taxi.

This condo is located on the second floor of the complex, with two balconies overlooking the main floor. Inside, you’ll enjoy a master bedroom with a private bath, a kitchen, living area, and a flat screen TV with cable. Not only is it clean and comfortable, but guests have praised the location, saying that it is close to everything Zihuatanejo has to offer.

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456 meters (0.3 ft) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
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.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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6. Villa del Pescador (from 56 USD)

At Villa del Pescador, every room has a gorgeous view of the bay, and you can even opt for a room with a private hot tub. Outside, you’ll find a pool and a beautiful terrce perfect for outdoor dining. Grab some Mexican cuisine or a cold drink at the hotel’s restaurant or bar. You won’t have to leave the hotel for entertainment, fine dining, and relaxation, and rooms start at only 56 USD a night.

The hotel also offers a shuttle service, and you can rent bikes or cars from the hotel if you wish. It’s just a short drive to the beach, as well as a variety of other attractions. The staff at Villa del Pescador is known for going out of their way to make sure you have a pleasant stay, so don’t be afraid to approach them with any questions or concerns.

Villa del Pescador

Address: De la Noria 7, 40896 Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Price: from 56 USD

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7. Casa Luz de Luna en Zihuatanejo (from USD 49)

Perfect for couples or solo travelers, this little apartment for rent in Zihuatanejo accommodates two guests. It’s within walking distance of the beach as well as a variety of shops and restaurants. Relax in the hammock on the patio or sip your morning coffee while you enjoy the Mexican sunshine. You’ll be able to cook in a roomy kitchen with an island or lounge in the living room.

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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
429 meters (0.3 ft) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
159 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi connection and overall a comfortable stay
air con shower and towels were amazing
Cleanliness:
bed was clean and comfortable
ana was very prompt with communication and her condo was very clean and comfortable
the bed super compy very clean secure place
place was very clean and great communication with our host
the place is really beatiful and clean
Host:
best host anyone could ask for
ana was a fabulous host
ana is a very friendly and helpful host
ana is an incredibly nice and helpful host
she was very helpful with tips around the town and always responded quickly
Location:
location was perfect
great location to everything
it was very central to the location we hoped to explore
it is located near several great restaurants and cafes and just a short walk to the beach
beautiful place in a quiet neighborhood; walking distance to downtown and restaurants
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8. Villa with a bay view (from USD 300)

Nothing speaks luxury more than Casa Espiritu, a vibrant villa with unobstructed views of the bay. Featuring a spacious living room with vaulted ceilings, this home comes with four bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate eight guests. Thanks to artisan furniture and decor, this home will make you feel like you’re living in another world.

The villa has a fully equipped kitchen that you’re free to use, but you’re also welcome to avail of cooking services. The most luxurious amenity of this home is perhaps the infinity pool. Feel free to take a dip any time of day!

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Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
2.17 km (1.4 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
23 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was comfortable clean and enjoyable
Host:
the property manager and security guards were very friendly and helpful
jacquie and the rest of the staff are very helpful and responsive to texts or calls
everyone involved in managing this property was responsive and helpful
Location:
you can walk to the beach but it's definitely a hike so i recommend calling a local taxi
if you go on vacation with friends this is not the place
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9. Great house with its own pool

If you’d like to get away from the crowds that populate busy resort restaurants and pools, renting a private house is a great idea. Best for large groups, this house has three bedrooms and six beds, and can accommodate up to ten guests. With a roomy living room and kitchen, you can cook your own meals or even blend up your own margaritas. Best of all, it has its own private pool.

It’s just a five minute walk to the beach, so you’ll be removed from the noise in a quiet neighborhood but also close enough to bask in the sun and enjoy everything Zihuatanejo has to offer.

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Zihuatanejo, Gro., Mexico
2.35 km (1.5 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
Entire house 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

10. Casa Gema 1

At Casa Gema, you’ll have a private room and bathroom within the owner’s home. It’s just a few blocks from downtown and within walking distance of the beach. The house is cleaned almost every day, so you’ll return to a fresh space. You’ll also have access to the home’s pool, hot tub, terrace, and garden, and you’ll be able to dine outdoors by the pool.

The house also offers a private beach area just for guests.

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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
710 meters (0.5 ft) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
46 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

11. Bungalow Real Del Monte

This one-bedroom bungalow is a perfect fit for two. This small, quiet bungalow offers a good place to relax after a day at the beach and is located is a safe neighborhood, close to public transportation stops that can take you to the beach and other areas of interest. It also offers a pool.

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Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
2.15 km (1.4 mi) from Malecón Zihuatanejo
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Zihuatanejo is a beautiful place of retreat

Nestled on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, Zihuatanejo is known for its resorts, beaches, and entertainment. Whether you’re exploring Playa La Ropa or swimming with the dolphins, the city has a variety of attractions to take in.

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