Ixtapa 's history

Ixtapa is a name that comes from Nahuatl Iztal roots meaning "salt" or "white" and "da" means "in", in this way can be translated as the place "that is white on top.".

Urban development resort of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo with funding starts in the year 1972 had been obtained from the World Bank. Officially, the development works, equipment and headworks were launched in 1974. In 1976, he built the international airport, located just 10 minutes from the city by the National Highway Zihuatanejo-Acapulco,and Ixtapa,, the magnificent Palma Real golf course with 18 holes designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Ixtapa Ixtapa development through tourism real estate projects, has placed it as one of the top beach destinationspreferred by national visitor with an offer hosting important second home, so it remains a significant captive market, but not only Ixtapa Zihuatanejo but.

The tourism project Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, was first funded by the World Bank, whose capital supported the construction of an international airport, connecting roads to development, water projects like the construction of seawalls, a sea channel connecting the lagoon Ixtapa, drainage and sewerage systems including sewage treatment plants and general infrastructure and urban tourism.