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THINGS TO DO

La Manzanilla MexicoNo matter what expectations you  have for your upcoming La Manzanilla Mexico vacation, you can be assured the plethora of activities and recreation offered in the village and surrounding area boasts something for all type of tourists and travelers.

Of course, those looking to enjoy the warm Pacific Ocean can choose from many water sports including  Stand Up Paddle, boggie boarding, fishing, snorkeling the rock outcrop at the south end of the bay, and swimming in the warm bay.

The Pacific Ocean is also home to the Humpback Whale from November to March during the mating season. Often you may see the whales from La Manzanilla’s shore or you can take a boat tour to get up close and personal.  La Manzanilla Mexico also hosts a species rich mangrove were you can see birds, iguanas, crocodiles and much more.

Careyes, Chamela, Barra de Navidad, and Melaque offer nice day trip options.  For a weekend excursion consider Comala and Colima.

After all that activity, if you really want to relax, La Manzanilla offers soothing massages, day spas, yoga, and a variety of different retreats. There are a varied schedule of Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Art and Language classes. And for those of you just looking for relaxation, it is hard to beat lazing at the La Manzanilla beach on a sun-bed reading and enjoying personal food & beverage service from one of the La Manzanilla restaurants.

A more relaxed day can be spent meandering amongst the village shopping and where one can find handicrafts from all over Mexico and even from other countries around the world. A few art galleries have even opened their doors in La Manzanilla last year. There are a variety of boutiques in La Manzanilla that offer beautiful and unique items.

On Friday’s, La Manzanilla hosts a tiaguis, or street market,  in the town square.  You can find everything from DVD’s to Mexican handicrafts.