Ixtapa Zihuatanejo was named among the TOP 10 "Best Family Destinations in the World for 2010" by TripAdvisor. (http://www.tripadvisor.com/TCDestinations-cFamily-g1)
Listed with such favorites as: Marne-la-Vallee (EuroDisney in France); Urayasu, Japan; Majorca, Spain; Anaheim & Carlsbad in California and Orlando in Florida.
In the category of "Family Destinations for the Caribbean & Mexico", Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo came in first place ahead of well-known touristic sites. (http://www.tripadvisor.com/TCDestinations-cFamily-g147237)
This award is a result of the votes granted by thousands of travelers based on their vacation experiences all around the World.
Among the reasons cited for voting for Zihua were the wide range of activities, including ecotouristic, that the area offers.
Another advantage of this pearl of the Pacific Riviera is the proximity to major cities in North America with direct flights from many of them.