Direct Flights to Zihuatanejo 

Finding your sweet spot in Zihuatanejo is easy! During the winter season, many major cities offer direct or connecting flights. In the offseason (May – Oct) there are multiple daily connections through Mexico City. In under six hours you can have your feet in the warm sands of Playa La Ropa from just about anywhere in Canada and the USA. 

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Victoria (YYJ) 5h 30min
Vancouver (YVR) 5h 30min
Calgary (YYC) 5h 30min
Edmonton (YEG) 5h 35min
Saskatoon (YXE) 5h 30min
Regina (YQR) 5h 10min
Winnipeg (YWG) 5h 10min
Toronto (YYZ) 5h 25min
Montreal (YUL) 6h

United States

Los Angeles (LAX) 3h
Houston (IAH) 3h
Minneapolis (MSP) 4h 20min
Milwaukee (MKE) 4h 30min


Mexico City (MEX) 1 h
Querétaro (QRO) 1h 10 min

Sotavento is conveniently located just 15 minutes by car from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo International Airport, with direct flights from many major hubs in Canada and the US. Air Canada, West Jet, Alaska Airlines, and United.

Only a 1 hour flight from Mexico City, it’s an easy and enjoyable trip even if you have a layover. Flying into the Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo International Airport is a reward of its own, in a way. It’s that attitude-adjusting buffer, the break from real life and the start of something special. When you land, you step right off the plane onto the tarmac like a celebrity, and it really sets the mood for an escape.

When you’re ready, we’ll be waiting. You’ll be so glad you did.