Places to Visit in Manzanillo, Mexico, America

Places to Visit in Manzanillo, Mexico, America

Manzanillo is a city situated on the Pacific Ocean in Colima state of Mexico at 19°3′8″ N 104°18′57″ W. The port of Manzanillo is one of the busiest ports of the country managing cargo for the Mexico City and was the 3rd seaport established during the New Spain time in the Pacific by Spanish. Manzanillo is popularly called as the ‘Sailfish Capital of the Globe’.

Manzanillo hosted many international fishing competitions including Dorsey Tournament and is also home to most of the top resorts, hotels and restaurants of the country.


Geography of Manzanillo:

Manzanillo municipality is spread over an area of 1,578.4 sq. km. sited at an elevation of 20 meters. Manzanillo features a tropical savanna climate with dry season from November to May and wet season from June to October.


How to reach Manzanillo?

Playa de Oro International Airport is the nearest airport to Manzanillo located at a distance of 48 kms. It operates flights from and to international locations of USA and Canada. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico is the major air operator serving the airport.

Tourists can refer Discovery Mundo and Manzanillo Adventures for local travel as well as from airport to hotel. Advance booking will be better and booking to be done through online at company websites.


Food and shopping in Manzanillo:

Manzanillo is well known for its entertainment centers and different kind of shops including handicraft and fashion. The prime food corners in Manzanillo are listed below:

  • Cafe Coral
  • La Plaza Esmeralda
  • Godzilla’s Monster Burgers
  • El Vaquero
  • Bistro Marina
  • Mariscos Carlos


Things to do in Manzanillo:

  • Natura Camp
  • La Campana
  • Zocalo
  • Playa de Oro
  • Playa San Pedrito
  • La Mantarraya
  • Coco Loco Tours
  • Ocean Pacific Adventures


Places of interest in Manzanillo:

Bahia de Santiago:

Bahia de Santiago is one of two beautiful beaches in Manzanillo located towards the west of the city. Bahia de Manzanillo is another beach of Manzanillo and these are detached by the Santiago Peninsula. There are plenty of resorts, recreational centers and restaurants located at the edge of the beach to serve and entertain visitors.


Isla Navidad Golf Course:

Isla Navidad Golf Course is a stunning golf course set in sand dunes overlooking the ocean. Tourists can reach it by rental taxis or cars.



Juega is the only casino in Manzanillo and it always be crowded by both tourists and locals.


Other places of interest in Manzanillo include:

  • Barra Navidad
  • Playa Miramar
  • Nevado de Colima
  • Santiago Peninsula
  • Playa La Audiencia
  • Manzanillo Bay
  • Malecon
  • Playa Olas Altas
  • Iguanario Archundia


Best time to visit Manzanillo:

The dry season from November to May will be the ideal enjoy your holidays in Manzanillo.


Accommodation options in Manzanillo:

Manzanillo is home to many top hotels providing best accommodation facilities for the tourists who check-in these hotels throughout the year. The hotels are designed with colorful lightening and attractive ethnical decoration in each and every chamber. Some facilities offered by such hotels are dancing, outdoor theater, group activities, sports instruction, childcare and doctor on call. The prices may vary on the facilities provided by the hotels. The prominent hotels in Manzanillo include:

  • Hotel La Posada
  • Pepes Hideaway
  • Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe
  • Hotel Villas Los Angeles
  • Wyndham Grand Isla Navidad
  • Holiday Inn Express Manzanillo
  • Camino Real
  • Hotel Marbella
  • BEST WESTERN Luna del Mar
  • Hotel Colonial
  • Dolphin Cove Inn
  • Las Hadas Golf Resort and Marina
  • Hotel Bahia de
  • Palma Real
  • Hotel Vista Playa de Oro
  • Tesoro Manzanillo

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