Enjoy Your Manzanillo Vacation
Your Manzanillo vacation amenities include:
- Daily Maid Service
- Kitchens or Kitchenettes
- English-Speaking Concierge
- Ocean View Suites
- Small On-Site Grocery Store
- Beach within walking distance
- Private Pool & Children's Pool
- Bottled Water Available
- Air Conditioning & Ceiling Fans
- In-Room Telephones to the Front Desk
- Deep Sea Fishing within walking distance
- Golf within walking distance
- Tennis within walking distance
- Water Sports within walking distance
- All Santiago Peninsula Water is Safe for Drinking
- Manzanillo, Mexico Restaurant (Pool & Beach Side Service)
- Cable TV with English speaking channels
- All rooms at our hotel in Manzanillo Mexico have private balcony and ocean views
Manzanillo Vacation Miscellaneous Information
Vacation Concierge Services
Concierge Services at The Dolphin Cove Inn is available. The office is located in unit 104. Our concierge can be dialed directly at 2308 and will be happy to help you with dinner reservations, tour bookings, questions, or making taxi arrangements. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm. and Saturday from 9am to 2pm. When the Dolphin Cove office is closed, please refer to the Playasol Manzanillo Reception Desk.
The Bay of Manzanillo
The Bay of Manzanillo located on the beautiful western coast of Mexico, south of Puerto Vallarta and north of Zihuatanejo. The Inn is a blending of 43 mixed suites within the larger Playasol Manzanillo condo complex. With an onsite English speaking staff, we assure an intimate and comfortable stay.
We welcome groups, families, friends traveling together, and individuals. We assure you we have the right vacation accommodation choices at The Dolphin Cove Inn, one of the area’s best hotels in Manzanillo, whatever your party makeup. We have a choice of deluxe suites to fit whatever your travel needs, from studios to three-bedroom suites. Some suites are connected by a large balcony, perfect for families or friends traveling together. All of our suites have balconies or terraces and we guarantee stunning bay views from each and every unit.
Not to Be Missed!
Not to be missed is the large swimming pool and children's pool surrounded by palm trees, bright flowers and abundant lush vegetation, overlooking the beautiful Bay of Manzanillo.
Manzanillo Vacation Money Matters
Money exchange rate for the peso is about 10 pesos to the US dollar and quickly becomes easy to convert. For example, an item priced at 40 pesos is about $4 US. Most places will accept dollars, however there is an exchange counter in the Plaza Manzanillo that offers a fair exchange rate. Also, in front of the bank at Plaza Manzanillo there is an ATM machine.
Mexico Telephone Accessibility
Telephones in the rooms connect to the front desk. If you need to make a long distance phone call, the person at the front desk can assist you. The cost of service on long distance is small service charge plus the cost of the long distance call. Because long distance calls are incredibly expensive in Mexico, we highly recommend putting your call on one of your long distance calling cards or reversing the charges. If someone needs to reach you from the USA, the telephone number at Playasol office is: 011-52-333-30080. The switchboard can connect the caller to your room.
Manzanillo has an international airport, servicing flights from Los Angeles, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Phoenix. There are also charter flights to the Manzanillo airport from Canada. Through our USA office, we can make your airline reservations and help you plan your perfect holiday to our hotel in Manzanillo Mexico, with travel specialists who are personally familiar with the property.
Action! Movies Filmed in Manzanillo
Many movies have been filmed in Manzanillo, in the early ´80s, Bo Derek and Dudley Moore starred in the famous movie "10" which was filmed at Las Hadas. Other movies filmed in the Manzanillo area include "Green Ice," the remake of "McHale´s Navy," the made-for-tv miniseries "Return to Eden," and "I Still Know," (sequel to "I Know What You Did Last Summer" starring Jennifer Love-Hewit
Manzanillo is very safe, with violent crime being virtually non-existent. You can feel safe driving on any road here or walking around town. Manzanillo is a tourist town that depends heavily on having its visitors feeling safe and happy.
Manzanillo Vacation Weather
The weather in Mexico can be very warm in the summer months so each unit has been air conditioned. The evenings are generally mild with warm breezes wafting past your terrace. From November through May there is very little rain. The most participation occurs in September and October. The climate is some of the best on the west coast of Mexico with cooler days than Acapulco and less rain than Puerto Vallarta.
Manzanillo Mexico Local Activities
Area activities include water sports of all types, golf, tennis, shopping in the town market, beach combing, swimming, deep sea fishing (Manzanillo is the Sailfish Capital of the world). All of these activities are conveniently located near our hotel in Manzanillo Mexico.
Manzanillo Car Rental
Car rental companies include Avis, National and Budget, however, rentals are quite expensive and taxis relatively cheap, so you might opt for the convenience of just calling for a cab.
Manzanillo Vacation Taxis
Taxis can be quickly called from the front desk. If you go to a restaurant for dinner, there are usually taxis waiting outside the restaurant, if not, the restaurant will call one for you. It is approximately $4 to either the Plaza Manzanillo (where the large shopping center Comercial is located) or to Santiago (where the shop Las Primaveras) is located.
Manzanillo Mexico Public Transportation
Local bus stops at Paraiso every 20 minutes, beginning (approximately) on the hour. The bus ride costs 4 pesos to the shopping center, "Plaza Manzanillo," where there are many shops, including the super market, Comercial. There is an additional charge if you continue on to the town of Manzanillo.
Manzanillo Mexico Drinking Water
Drinking water is purified. It is the same as that used by the Las Hadas Hotel. However, water always varies from the water at home. If you prefer bottled water, you can buy it at the grocery store.
Manzanillo "Off the Beaten Track"
Off-the-beaten-track, Manzanillo is not a central tourist destination and so does not suffer the hordes of people frequently found in such locations. Manzanillo is laid-back, comfortable, friendly, clean and affordable.
Manzanillo Stunning Scenery
Built on a hillside, accounting for our stunning views, there is a network of stairs that lead from the units down to the ocean. Because of the steps, these units not suitable for individuals who might have a problem walking. However, this setting provides gorgeous views from every suite.
Manzanillo Vacation Photographs
On our website, you'll discover easy to use, information packed pages with many photos we took in the last year to aide you in making your destination decision. Learn more about our vacation suites and weekly packages at our hotel in Manzanillo Mexico, Dolphin Cove Inn.