Playa el Palmar, Ixtapa

4.5
#1 of 17 in Outdoors in Ixtapa
With the city skyline in the background, Playa el Palmar offers a long stretch of clean sand and calm waters. As a popular spot for both tourists and locals, the beach offers a wide variety of activities--rent a jet ski and head out into the bay or try parasailing, hang gliding, or water skiing. Or build new friendships on the beach over a game of volleyball, soccer, or frisbee. Most of the hotels in the city line the beach, and bars and restaurants sit nearby as well. For Playa el Palmar and beyond, use our Ixtapa trip planner to get the most from your Ixtapa vacation.
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  • Beach is great for walking not so safe for swimming big waves. Lots of vendors but a friendly No Thanks and they leave you alone.  more »
  • This is a lovely beach and very wide for walking and enjoying the views of the ocean and hotels. The water was quite rough in some spots but many people were out wave surfing. There are just a few.....  more »

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