Ixtapa Mexico. Double your Mexican Riviera pleasure in the resort playground of Ixtapa and its quaint neighbor Zihuatanejo. The region offers a profusion of fishing charters, water sports, and scuba-diving sites. Ixtapa boasts upmarket golf courses and floodlit tennis courts. Horses are available for beach rides in Playa La Ropa and Playa Linda. Sun worshippers will find beaches that are packed with activity as well as isolated tropical oases.