is Mexico's best-kept secret, with miles of unoccupied beaches
and an active volcano reaching 13,000 feet. In addition to
peace and tranquility, Manzanillo has many exciting things
to offer, such as mountain adventures on horseback, river
trips in kayaks, snorkeling and scuba diving. Manzanillo is
also famous for world-acclaimed deep sea fishing! Mexico's
largest lagoon is in Manzanillo, and close by are cascading
waterfalls, clear rivers, tropical rain forests and pre-Colombian
ruins. Downtown Manzanillo has a cultural museum, civic center,
and shopping for serious bargain hunters.
beaches, sailfishing, and water sports abound in this Gold
Coast destination, along with opportunities for tennis and
golf. An important seaport since before the Spanish Conquest,
Manzanillo is now a popular international tourist destination,
as well as the home to the Mexican navy.
real attraction to Manzanillo lies not in the town, but in
the nearby tourist attractions, numerous beaches and the splendor
of the Las Hadas resort. Manzanillo is known as the Sailfish
Capital of the World, a reputation which draws annual international
and national competition.
The movie 10, starring Bo Derek was filmed in nearby Las Hadas.
This self-contained Eden of Las Hadas with its lavish Moorish
architecture not only captured audiences, but put Manzanillo
on the map.