Manzanillo

Travel Guide
Oro Beach showing a beach and a luxury hotel or resort

As an industrious seaport and thriving tourist destination, Manzanillo offers a glimpse of Mexican life along with its stunning, palm tree-fringed beaches.

Visit Manzanillo and choose from numerous sandy beaches and coves in the town’s twin bays. Surf at the exposed beaches or snorkel with tropical fish in calmer waters. Eat fresh fish in beachside restaurants and enjoy cool drinks watching glorious sunsets. Don’t miss the town’s historical center, where colonial architecture recalls the area’s Spanish-ruled past.

Manzanillo has a dual identity. It is Mexico’s busiest commercial seaport; the trade route between here and Spain dates back as far as 1531. It is also a beach-lover’s paradise with 350 days of sunshine annually and a wide range of stunning beaches. Large-scale investment in tourist areas has added even more to the town’s appeal, though you’ll still see real Mexican life if you venture into the town center.

Select each day’s beach from the long stretch of coast around the city. For something close, walk to Playa San Pedrito from your hotel room and spend a day on your beach lounger watching the locals at play. Playa Audiencia offers calm waters for safe swimming while Playa Miramar is great for surfers. For a little more seclusion, drive up the coast to Oro Beach, where it is rumored that you may find gold washed up with the tide.

Explore Centro Historico’s attractive colonial architecture and meandering side streets. Zócalo, the area’s central plaza, is the best place for people-watching and dining. Here you’ll find restaurants serving seafood dishes, like Colima ceviche and fish stew, and tuba, a local liqueur made from palm tree flowers.

Fly into Playa de Oro International Airport, about a half-hour drive northwest of Manzanillo. If you stay near Santiago Bay, many attractions are within walking distance. Buses will take you into the town center. If you want to go farther afield, rent a car or hire a driver.

With its consistently warm weather, Manzanillo is a great place to visit any time of year. Simply choose your dates, select your beach and get ready to experience the perfect Mexican beach holiday.

Las Hadas By Brisas
Las Hadas By Brisas
4 out of 5
Ave Vista Hermosa S N, Manzanillo, COL
The price is AU$150 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
Located in Las Hadas, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa La Audiencia, Playa Azul Salagua and Las Hadas Golf Course. ...
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Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2022

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Barceló Karmina All Inclusive
Barceló Karmina All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Avenida Vista Hermosa, 13, Manzanillo, COL
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The price is AU$210 per night from 8 Feb. to 9 Feb.
Located in Manzanillo, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Playa Azul Salagua and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Playa Miramar. Playa La ...
4/5 Very Good! (968 reviews)
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Tesoro Manzanillo All Inclusive
Tesoro Manzanillo All Inclusive
2.5 out of 5
Sección la Audiencia, L-1, Península de Santiago, Manzanillo, COL
The price is AU$223 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.
Nestled on the beach, this Manzanillo resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Playa La Audiencia and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Playa Miramar. Playa la Boquita and Playa Olas ...
3.6/5 Good! (884 reviews)
"Everyone was nice, excellent services from the entryway to the restaurants. The shows were so entertaining. We would definitely come back"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2022

Tesoro Manzanillo All Inclusive
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Villas del Palmar - Condo 704
Villas del Palmar - Condo 704
3 out of 5
Avenida del Tesoro S/N, Manzanillo, COL
The price is AU$101 per night from 13 Feb. to 14 Feb.
Nestled on the beach, this Manzanillo condo is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Playa La Audiencia and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Playa Miramar. Playa Azul Salagua and Playa la ...
3.9/5 Good! (16 reviews)
"I loved the private club that you have access to the beach! It was amazing it was beautiful. What I didn’t like was that the villa wasn’t ready for me! They had to get an electrician to get electricity to the villa because nothing worked that took an hour and then there was no tv signal and the a.c ..."

Reviewed on 20 Jun. 2019

Villas del Palmar - Condo 704
Palma Real Hotel
Palma Real Hotel
3 out of 5
Bahia de Juluapan S/N, La Boquita, Manzanillo, COL
The price is AU$115 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
Situated in Manzanillo, this beach aparthotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Playa la Boquita and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Playa Miramar. Playa Olas Altas and Playa La ...
3.8/5 Good! (78 reviews)
"It has a very nice view of the la boqhita bay"

Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2021

Palma Real Hotel
hot tub, 5 pools,  gym , fraccionamiento privado, club de playa
hot tub, 5 pools, gym , fraccionamiento privado, club de playa
AV. del tesoro S/N Peninsula de, Santiago, 141, Manzanillo, COL
Situated in Manzanillo, this condo is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Playa La Audiencia and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Playa Miramar. Playa Azul Salagua and Las Hadas Golf Course ...
hot tub, 5 pools, gym , fraccionamiento privado, club de playa
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