15 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Taxco
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Taxco
— 1 night
Drive
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Acapulco
— 3 nights
Bus to Zihuatanejo, Taxi to Zihuatanejo
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Zihuatanejo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sayulita
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mazatlan
— 3 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Manchester

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Taxco

— 1 night
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Prisca de Taxco, then don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Casa de Las Lagrimas o Casa Figueroa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Cristo Monumental Taxco, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mina Prehispanica de Taxco, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yolotl Tap Room, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ex-convento de San Bernardino de Siena.

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Manchester, UK to Taxco is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect Taxco to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Taxco

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

Acapulco

— 3 nights
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Acapulco is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to La Quebrada, see the interesting displays at Fuerte De San Diego, stop by Punta Diamante, and pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace).

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Acapulco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taxco to Acapulco takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Taxco in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Acapulco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Zihuatanejo.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

Zihuatanejo

— 2 nights
Together with the adjecent town of Ixtapa, coastal Zihuatanejo remains one of southwestern Mexico's major tourist destinations.
On the 21st (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Suazo Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Playa La Ropa, and then explore the activities along Bahia de Zihuatanejo. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, then step off the mainland to explore Isla Ixtapa, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ciclopista de Ixtapa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zihuatanejo online trip builder.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Acapulco, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Zihuatanejo, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sayulita.

Things to do in Zihuatanejo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Sayulita

— 3 nights
Sandy beaches, good surfing, and affordable dining draw an increasing number of tourists to vacation in Sayulita, a smaller and less hectic alternative to nearby Puerto Vallarta.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sayulita: Nuevo Vallarta (Nuevo Vallarta Beach & Swim with Dolphins) and Bucerias (Museo Casa Tequilera & Art in Amber). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Marietas Islands, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Sayulita Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sayulita travel route planning app.

You can fly from Zihuatanejo to Sayulita in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Sayulita can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Sayulita

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mazatlan

— 3 nights

Pacific Pearl

Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Malecon de Mazatlan, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Machado, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acuario Mazatlan, and kick back and relax at Playa Olas Altas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mazatlan tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sayulita to Mazatlan in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sayulita to Mazatlan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sayulita in April, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Mazatlan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:

Pacific Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Landmarks
Long the playground of mostly American visitors, Mexico's Pacific Coast draws a growing number of travelers from distant corners of the world with its diverse landscapes and good tourist infrastructure. White-sand beaches backed by lush vegetation remain the top Pacific Coast attraction, though this area also encompasses mountains and rugged jungle terrain ideal for adventurers, nature lovers, and photographers. A trip to Pacific Coast puts action in the great outdoors right at your fingertips, allowing you to swim in jungle-framed coves, eat in quaint fishing villages, and zipline through the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. A popular alternative to overcrowded Cancun, this coastline also features Puerto Vallarta, boasting a colonial-era plaza and a network of cobblestoned streets.