Beaches - These are four beaches along the bay, all great for families, where kids can build sand castles or run along the beach to their heart's content. At Playa la Ropa, rent boogie boards and hit the waves.
Snorkeling - Playa las Gatas is the place to snorkel, a coral reef and lots of colorful fishes. It's a ten minute ride by boat out to the Playa las Gatas (pick up the boats at the pier in the center of town).
Mercado Central - The central market is fun to explore, tropical fruits, vegetables, seafood and fresh fish of all kinds for sale, everything you need for a picnic, handicrafts shops with clothes, hats, shoes and woven sandals, watch artisans making jewelry.
Boat rides - In the bay, there are boats of all sizes, from row boats and fishing boats to luxury yachts. A ride to the coral reef or around the bay is fun for everyone in the family. Choose from bright yellow banana boats (especially fun for kids), kayaks, catamarans, glass bottom boats (pick up boats at the pier), sailboats.
Horse rides on the beach (Playa Larga) - A short distance from Zihuatanejo, at Playa Larga rent horses and go for a ride on the beach. One family reports that the horses were gentle and slow, their daughter had a great time galloping up and down the beach
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