Welcome to Manzanillo

Despite that – and the fact that the beaches are backed by an ugly highway where mediocre hotels and chain restaurants jostle for space with car dealerships and filling stations – there are some super places to stay here, particularly on the picturesque Península de Santiago, which offers spectacular coastal views.

The old town is the most atmospheric area, and the huge blue sculpture on the waterside plaza is a nod to Manzanillo's self-proclaimed status as ‘Sailfish Capital of the World.’

Top experiences in Manzanillo

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Manzanillo activities

$67 Kid Friendly

Manzanillo ATV Jungle Adventure Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: ATV Jungle and Beach Adventure, Manzanillo, Pacific CoastEnjoy the ride of your life on this incredible 3-hour off-road ATV adventure! A professional guide will lead you along rugged mountains trails under huge hardwood trees that provide shade from the sun’s rays.  Your guide will pick you up at your Manzanillo area hotel. Suit up and learn the basics of ATV safety and steering, then hit the trail.  Follow your guide to along a scenic trail on 'Cerro del toro'. Admire the beautiful flowers and fruits of Manzanillo as you cruise through the vegetation with your family or friends. Emerge to a wide-open stretch that’s perfect for revving up the engine and experiencing the full power of your vehicle.  Take a break and rehydrate before heading back to the real world. This trip is perfect for all level of rider from beginner to experienced. Hotel pickup and drop-off, all equipment, bottled water, and a bilingual guide are included.Duration: 3 hours

$40 Cultural & Theme Tours

City Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Playa Miramarview local handcrafts and purchase souvenirs.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santiago Peninsula, Manzanillo, Pacific Coastsightseeing to the bay of Manzanillo and Santiago Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Centro De Manzanillo Colimasightseeing as well as purchase souvenirsDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Iguanario Archundia, Manzanillo, Pacific Coastvisit a sanctuary of local wildlife which includes iguanas, badgers, racoon, wild boars, and many moreDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Municipal Market May 5Opportunity to see local tropical fruitsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Mirador SolidaridadBrief stop for sightseeing and to enjoy a beautiful viewDuration: 15 minutes

$29 Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Manzanillo City and Shopping Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Manzanillo Bay, Manzanillo, Pacific CoastManzanillo is one of Mexico’s most important ports located on the coast south of Puerto Vallarta. Learn about the history, culture and economy from your friendly, English speaking guide. Manzanillo is a vibrant town with so much to see and do. From its stunning beaches to the bustling craft markets, you will find lots to excite and interest you on this half day tour. Join this guided tour of Manzanillo to learn about the history and culture of this portside city with a stop at some of the area´s popular crafts markets. Feel the breeze and admire the beauty of the beaches in El Mirador de Las Hadas to take pictures of the best panoramic views. Enjoy the picturesque views of Manzanillo´s twin bays and the beach where the movie "The Perfect woman" was filmed with Bo Derek and Dudley Moore, the tourist hotel developments and the exclusive residential zone.Listen as your guide discusses the history of this portside city before making your way downtown.For your purchases, Shop at some of the city's famous craft markets in the tourist tianguis and then, visit the center of Manzanillo and the symbolic Pez Vela.Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

$57.50 Tours & Sightseeing

Barra de Navidad Tropical Sightseeing Tour from Manzanillo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tropical Tour to Barra de Navidad, Manzanillo, Pacific CoastYour bilingual guide will pick you up at your hotel and head out to explore the picturesque countryside surrounding Manzanillo for this 6-hour tour. Travel through the lush landscape of Jalisco with its tropical plantations of coconuts, bananas, mangoes, papayas, and lime trees and lemons and learn more about the production of them with your guide. Later, travel to the picturesque town of Melaque and Barra de Navidad, located on a beautiful bay, which you will have a short boat ride and see the beautiful tourist development Isla Navidad.  Finally we will visit Christ of Fallen Arms Church where your guide will tell you all the local stories of miracles.Duration: 6 hours