Looking for a thrilling yet laid-back vacation for the summer of 2023? Look no further than Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo, one of the most picturesque and unspoiled destinations in Mexico. Known for its impossibly blue waters, lush jungles, and relaxed ambiance, Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo is the perfect getaway for solo travelers, couples, and families alike. And the best part? Starting in June 2023, you can fly directly from Los Angeles to Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo on Alaska Airlines. Read on to learn more about these exciting direct flights for summer.
Currently, Alaska Airlines is the only airline operating non-stop flights from Los Angeles LAX to Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo ZIH. From June through September, Los Angelenos can enjoy direct flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Departure times vary between 09:15 - 11:15, so make sure to check the full flight schedule above to see which departure times are available on your preferred date(s) of travel. You can fly in Economy and Business Class, with premium Economy and First Class not available as a non-stop flight. But with the option to travel light with carry-on luggage on the Boeing 737 MAX 9, Boeing 737-800 (winglets), or Boeing 737-900 (winglets), you can sit back and enjoy the three-hour and forty-minute flight without any baggage worries.
Once you arrive in Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo, you'll be greeted by a tropical paradise that promises to take your breath away. Boasting two stunning bays, Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, this destination offers endless opportunities for swimming, fishing, and other water activities. Whether you're a fan of surfing or snorkeling, kayaking, or paddleboarding, Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo has it all.
Away from the picturesque beaches, you can also head to the town's charming center to enjoy the local cuisine, art, and culture. From mouthwatering seafood plates to colorful handicrafts, Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo has something to offer for every taste and cultural enthusiast. One must-visit spot is the archaeological ruins of La Chole, where you can journey back in time and explore the remnants of ancient civilizations.
Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo promises to be your ultimate getaway for the summer of 2023, and with non-stop flights from Los Angeles, you can enjoy a stress-free travel experience to this breathtaking destination. Stay tuned for more updates on the best places to stay, eat, shop, and relax in Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo, and start planning your dream vacation today!