Manzanillo Mexico Guide and Advisor

Manzanillo Mexico Travel Guide will provide info and advise you need to select this beautiful port and beach town as your next vacation destination.


About Manzanillo Mexico

Manzanillo Mexico is a secret and loved destination in the country. It is situated between Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco on the pacific coast of Mexico, in the state of Colima. Near Manzanillo you can also find the town of Isla Navidad with beautiful landscapes.

This place of attitude and beautiful environment makes it a favorite place for many people.

The average temperature of Manzanillo Mexico is 80 degree Fahrenheit with similar climate as Hawaii. It is best to come visit between December and February. The temperature will be cool with a high of 85 degree and a low of 68 degree. The water will be warm enough to swim during this time. The hottest months are from June and September and the coolest months are from December to March.

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Manzanillo Things to Do

There are many things to do in Manzanillo and around. In addition to the typical beach side activities (jet skies, parasailing, snorkeling, kayaking), here are some of the most popular activities for Manzanillo:

  • Surfing - The beach of Playa Boca de Pacuales in the town of Tecoman about 40 km Southeast is a perfect place to practice this sport with great waves. Another options is Santiago bay; There are number of people surfing early morning from 6 to 9.

  • Sport Fishing - Manzanillo is host of the Dorsey Cup and other world famous sailfish fishing tournaments.
  • Explore beaches with different wild life, and spectacular views.

  • Shopping - There are plenty of local arts and crafts. You can also walk through the local markets for the best deals; you can see silver, pottery and indigenous arts.

  • Sports - You can also enjoy playing golf, hiking, horseback riding, biking, ride an ATV or go kayaking. You can also swim with dolphins or maybe scuba dive to a sunken ship.

There are number of restaurants that you can enjoy that go from casual to fine dining. If you are the adventurous type, you can try a taco stand.

Manzanillo is an excellent place where you can enjoy and relax from your busy schedule in a real Mexican town.


Manzanillo Mexico Dining and Nightlife

As most tourist towns in Mexico, Manzanillo offers variety when it comes to dinning.

Like in most places in Mexico, nightlife does not really start until about 11:00PM and goes on until early morning with some places closing around 6:00AM.


How to Get and Move Around in Manzanillo

Traveling to Manzanillo by air will be usually from major hubs in the US (Houston, Los Angeles) or from Mexico City.

Another way to get there is to arrive by road. It is only 60 miles (90 Km) from Colima city capital of the state of the same name. You can also get there by road from Puerto Vallarta taking highway 200 driving 175 miles (280 Km) Southeast. Guadalajara Mexico is also about the same distance.

If your only destination is Manzanillo, the best is to move around by Taxi to go to the town, restaurants and bars. If you take a tour they will usually provide transportation in the package. You can rent a car is if you want to explore places on your own time without the limits that the tour operators impose, and also to travel to one of the beaches farther north.


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Where to Stay

You have a ton of options when it comes to accommodation. From the big and famous Las Hadas resort to the beautiful hotel Tesoro, exotic Barcelo Karmina Palace, and the family friendly Club Maeva. These hotels are world class or boutique hotels that will provide a wonderful experience.


The delicious food and number of charming beaches and the nightlife temps many people to visit Manzanillo Mexico again and again.

Manzanillo Mexico is a great destination thanks to its wonderful ambience, and for its authentic and charming Mexican town!


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