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Manzanillo Resources

Traveling to Mexico

Get to know Manzanillo, Mexico with our traveler resources below! Though our concierge is always happy to help you navigate your way around the historic parts of the town, book a tour, or point you in the right direction to the best beaches, the information below can help you better plan your Manzanillo vacation on your own.

The Bay of Manzanillo
The Bay of Manzanillo located on the beautiful western coast of Mexico, south of Puerto Vallarta and north of Zihuatanejo.

We welcome...
We welcome groups, families, friends traveling together, and individuals to our collection of 43 mixed suites inside the Playasol Manzanillo condo complex. Find the right vacation accommodation for your travel party at Dolphin Cove Inn, one of the area’s best hotels in Manzanillo.

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 that overlooks the beautiful Bay of Manzanillo.

Manzanillo vacation money matters
The exchange rate for the peso is about 10 pesos to the U.S. Dollar and quickly becomes easy to convert. For example, an item priced at 40 pesos is about $4 U.S. 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 on long distance is a 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 U.S., the telephone number at Playasol office is: 011-52-333-30080. The switchboard can connect the caller to your room.

Manzanillo Airport
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 U.S. 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 LoveHewitt.

Manzanillo safety
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 air conditioning. The evenings are generally mild with warm breezes wafting past your terrace. From November through May, there is very little rain. The most precipitation occurs in September and October. The climate is one 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, and of course deep sea fishing (Manzanillo is the Sailfish Capital of the world). All 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 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 busses stop 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 to the town of Manzanillo.

Manzanillo, Mexico drinking water
Drinking water is purified. It is the same that is 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 path"
Off-the-beaten-track, Manzanillo is not a central tourist destination and is a great option for an off the beaten path vacation in Mexico. Manzanillo is laid-back, comfortable, friendly, clean, and affordable.

Manzanillo’sstunning 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 are 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 by browsing our website for Dolphin Cove Inn.

For more information please call USA Toll Free: (866) 308-9064, Canada Toll Free: (866) 444-1577 or Mexico Toll Free: (800) 713-3250.