This is my second visit to this village, and 51st CM vacation in 18 different villages. I was there in Sept 2011 with good memories ( my review is posted at this site). The price was good during the sale in Oct 2013, and I took it. The closest airport does not
Hi everyone. Can anyone remember the last name of Francois, worked at Ixtapa 1983 or 1984?
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit today near Acapulco and was felt in our village of Club Med Ixtapa Pacific. We are in contact with the resort and no injuries or damage has been reported. The Civil Protection authorities have requested that all beach and water
Singles and solo travelers are welcome to meet the American singles group for dinner Saturday night at 7:30 P.M. in front of the entrance to the main restaurant. Age range is 35-55.
Dear Travel Partners, Hurricane Raymond is currently located approximately 130 miles south of our Club Med Ixtapa resort. According to the National Hurricane Center a hurricane warning is now in effect for the area encompassing our resort of Ixtapa. We are
Hello , Just wanted to know if somebody was there during the earthquake in september 1985, i worked at the main bar as bartender, my name is leonardo from Italy Jerome was the Chef de Village
Traveling to Ixtapa in June, anyone know the current dress code so I can pack accordingly, thanks!
hi all: Does anyone know how much a cab is from the ZIH airport to the Club? Need this info asap. Thanks! Robin in NY [:D]
Ex-Loyal Club Med Customer of 32 Years! If you had asked me a month ago if I intended to go back to Club Med, I would have told you 100% yes. Now back from 2 weeks in Ixtapa and my answer is probably never. I have been going to Club Med myself for 32 years,
Can anyone confirm for me that all the rooms in the Iguana building are ocean facing? I am thinking they all have the window/balcony facing the ocean side of the resort & you enter the room from the opposite side of the building. This is the way the rooms were
NEW! Charter from Los Angeles (LAX) to Ixtapa Pacific/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) every Saturday starting from May 5 until August 11, 2012, with Allegiant Air Take advantage of booking an air-inclusive package with Club Med: a carefree all-inclusive vacation, with
We are looking to book our own airfare for our next trip to Ixtapa. It seems we can get a better deal than the package Club Med can offer. Can anyone give me an idea of how much it might cost (USD) for the trip from the airport to the resort? Thanks for the
We are heading to Club Med in 21 days, woohoo! I was hoping someone who recently returned could give some idea of the evening dress codes. I''ve never been to the Ixtapa resort, and am really looking forward to the experience. Any tips of things to skip or not
This is my 43rd CM vacation in 17 different villages, but the first in Ixtapa. I could not miss the opportunity when I saw the last minute special in mid August, without a single supplement and the free airport transfer. I knew it was off-season (=few guests),
Hi everyone, I will be at Ixtapa at the dates mentioned and was wondering if any other singles were planning to go there. I will be there for the j date event but as it is my first time in mexico and i come from the uk I decided to stay in all 2 weeks. My only
I''m considering going to CM Ixtapa where I''ve never been. Is it mostly a family club? where are most of the people from, i.e. Americans? Do they have good snorkling and tennis? Is it far away from the airport? can you walk to the town or is the club isolated?
We are just about set to make our reservation, and are thinking of upgrading to the "Oceanview" room. I can''t find any information that says just how much of an oceanview this might be. I am all for paying for the upgrade, but if it is just a tiny view that
Hi again, I''''ll be in Ixtapa on Feb 12th and I would like to know the Dinner/evening Dress codes? Did somebody recently went and could inform me about that? Thanks in advance! Tooth
I''ll be on-site on Fab 12th and I''m wondering again who is part of the circus team.
does anyone have the email address for the main desk at Ixtapa? Thanks in advance
We''re considering to to Ixtapa in January sometime (2 adults, no children). Will it be warm? Will the water temp be warm? are the waves rough? how is it different from the Carribean water? Many thanks. Robin
The wayback machine is now set for Ixtapa February 1982. I have just posted some photos in the pics section of Ixtapa. I''m not sure why but this club isn''t that popular at Club Med Planet. Maybe it is because it is in the Pacific time zone rather than the
Hi, I''ll be in Ixtapa week of February 9th, 2010 and really looking forward to it! We''re flying using Mexicana (commercial flight) so unfortunately, no nice bus we''ll be awaiting for us at the airport. How much time is the taxi ride? How much should
Any comment regarding the Circus team presently there? Tooth
I am looking to book in July and online comes back as a Club 2 Bedroom. Can anyone explain what this means exactly. We are traveling with our 2 kids ages 4 and 6, and haven;t been to the resort for 4 years. I am trying to figure out if the kids beds and ours
Hi again, I''ll be in Ixtapa on Feb 9th and I would like to know the Dinner/evening Dress codes? Did somebody recently went and could inform me about that? Thanks in advance! Tooth
Hi everybody: first-time-poster-long-time-reader We are taking the family (12 of us) to Ixtapa in July. I have two questions. 1) can anyone share golf options? I think there are two courses, not sure. 2) does anyone have the email for the front desk? Thank
We just returend from Ixtapa (March 29 - April 4) and we are looking for a name of a crazy dance. We have it on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDPk-y9Fhe8 Appriciate if anyone could replay with the name
My family (2 adults, 2 kids) now young teens, have done 6 club med vacations (Sandpiper, Ixtapa and Punta Cana) over the last 10 years, most for 2 weeks since that way there is time to relax and still do everything. Everytime we had a great time at a reasonable
I am going to CM Ixtapa in 4 weeks! I have never been and I am looking forward to it. [:)] We were suppose to be going to La Caravelle, but for obvious reasons have had to change. Anyway, does anyone know of sharks being in the CM vicinity? I read about the
Hello- Was looking for the most recent listing: CDV Chief of Sport Chief of Animation?
We are planning another trip to club med this year in November. Last year we went to Yucatan, the kids (7&9) loved the kids club there. We are now debating whether to go back to Yucatan or try Ixtapa this time. I have heard there are jellyfish at Ixtapa. Which
Hi Everyone!!! I''ve been reading your posts for about 3 months. and today I am very happy, glad, excited (and lots more of emotions going on inside me) to anounce that: I got my call!!! and I''m going to Club Med Ixtapa Pacific next wednesday!!!!!!!! yay!!!!
Still working on the actual trip report - we had a fabulous time, would go back there tomorrow. Jean-Marc was willing to write notes for all of us that said we had ear infections and couldn''t fly... My pictures are at: susansixtapa2008.shutterfly.com Copy
Hi everyone...I will be going to Ixtapa arriving mid May. Is there anything you wish you''d know b4 going there...useful medication (lots of insects???), clothing (ie is it chilly in the evening???)and what is thing about the water being polluted? Any
I know, you''re wondering why I''m online on vacation. Just waiting for the rest of the family to awaken - bought a weekly Internet "pass" on arrival, unlimited time for the week. It is beautiful here. We have been having a great time. Not very crowded at
We have been to three CMs: Sandpiper(1994), Punta Cana(2006), and Ixtapa(2008). There was an animator at Punta Cana who was very funny and almost always around. We did not notice one at Ixtapa. What gives?
We will be going to Ixtapa in June for our first CM trip. We have a 2-yr. old and have some basic questions - - any reviews of the Petit CM? Things to know, bring? - attire (shorts and light resort wear okay)? - Suggestions for buildings? We are in a family
This was my 23rd Club Med vacation and first to Ixtapa. Usually a solo Club Medder – this time I took a friend, Brian, who I’ve been trying (for many years) to introduce to CM. We were curious and anxious to experience this newly renovated village! We landed
Hello, everyone. Just wanted to pass this tidbit along for any of you planning a trip. I recently booked (and paid in full) for a family trip to the Ixtapa village. I was on a Zihuatenejo forum and noticed the comments about pollution. I looked up the actual
Club Med Ixtapa Pacific, April 2008 Since there has been so much discussion here on CMP about increasing costs of Club Med and the change to make it more “up-scale”, I thought a report of our recent visit the “Club Med Ixtapa Pacific” village might be interesting
Hello!!! My family and I have just booked for Ixtapa next april... And I would like to have your opinion... And if it is possible It''d like to have the name of the guys from the circus team, the choregrapher and the bar team... I know Jean-Marc, the CDV...
10-13 April 2008 This was our first experience with Club Med and also the area of Ixtapa. This “village” is for all, families, singles, couples young and old or anyone looking for an all-inclusive upscale vacation. We were lucky to be there during
If any of you were planning a trip to Ixtapa between May 23 - 27 please read below. JDate is organizing a trip with about 600 people to Ixtapa on those dates so better be warned JDate will be one of the first groups to take over this cliff-top village after
OK, we''ll be heading to Ixtapa in about a month so it is about time for the "first time to a different village" questions. (We''ve been to 7 other villages a total of about 20 visits, so I''m only looking for the village specifics.) I would have done a bunch
Hi all, This is our first time going to a Club Med and I have a quick question. I know people say you don''t have to carry money with you at Club Med, but others say it''s a good idea to tip. I love tipping for good service and it would be weird travelling anywhere
Club Med Ixtapa is (was?) probably my favorite place on earth. My family and I have been 20+ times since 1986, but I''m becoming concerned that the changes are going to be the death of it. We started off going for 7 days, but realized over the years that 7 days
Does Ixtapa still have the water polo games, GO''s vs. GM''s. Last time I remember the GO''s had wigs and makeup and were going as the Russian team. What a riot.
Hey everyone, Anyone headed to Ixtapa this winter season and is planning on taking sailing lessons, PLEASE, when you get to the beach, ask for a lesson from Jo Pilon from Montreal. She is a very nice and friendly G.O. Even if there isn''t any wind at all, she
The Renovated Ixtapa is due to open in a couple of weeks - does anyone have pictures or details on the new renovated Ixtapa. Thanks
After an eight month, $20 million renovation, Club Med Ixtapa Pacific unveiled its transformation on December 22, 2007. The investment heralds the complete upgrade of the resort’s shared spaces in addition to renovated, enlarged rooms and the creation of family
In 2006 and 2007, Club Med and its partners dedicated a total of $530 million to renovate and revamp the group’s portfolio. Already these investments are bearing fruit. Ixtapa Pacific is Club Med's next flagship property and it will be truly different than other
I was wanting to plan a trip to Ixtapa Club Med. Can anyone who has gone this month tell me how it is. Any news on the new GO's? Also, is there alot of children that go there or is it fun for singles as well. Is there late night fun? If anyone could shed
We are thinking on going to Ixtapa next. How's the weather/water temperature in July? How's the ambiance? The activities? Would you recommand that club? How does it compare with say Cancun or Punta Cana. How long is the flight from LA or San diego? [;)] Life's
In looking at the CM site, it appears Ixtapa will only have children facilities from 4 year old plus, can anyone confirm this since it used to take infants. I see the prices have definitely gone up and it seems they may have changed the room configurations
Hi, We have been to Ixtapa 2 years ago as a family and want to go back in January 2008. It was great to hear they are renovating Ixtapa and we knew the price would go up but now that the website is up it is a bit of a shock how much. For 2 weeks last year we
hi all - my kids and i have gone to ixtapa for the last 7 of 9 years, but this spring break might be our last time 'cause they're getting old (youngest is 15). already looking forward to taking the grandkids! my questions - 1) is there wireless anywhere in
What channels are available in the rooms? Thanks from someone who should be in a 12 step program for TV.
When is Ixtapa suppose to reopen after the renovations ?
My wife, 9 year old son, and I are heading to Ixtapa Mid-March. It's our first time at a Club. What, exactly, is included and not included, in the package. I'm curious primarily on soft drinks and cerveza. Thanks in advance for any advice on this. I've stuck
My wife, 9 year old son, and I are heading to Ixtapa Mid-March. It's our first time at a Club. My wife has young-onset Parkinson's Disease (and she is just as cute as Michael J Fox). That poses some special challenges for us. Can anyone give some suggestions
How much (US$ or pesos) is a taxi from the airport to the Club? And approximately how long is the trip?
Hi, i was wondering if anyone knew when ixtapa was closing this year?? i thought it closed in Spetember, but a friend that just came back from vacation there said it closed in April...??? Does it close for renovation or what?? Thanks for any clarifications~! -sand-
Hello, Party of 4, 2 adults and 2 kids (7ry old and 6 month old) going to Ixtapa CM 6-21Feb07, need info on: -Rooms/building - which is best from accessibility and room function, we have heard rooms can be hit and miss since its an old resort. -Bugs - are
Thanks for the responses! I can't wait to get there!
What kinds of stations will we receive on the TV? I know I will probably never be in the room, but our Chicago Bears (GO BEARS!) are playing while we are at the resort and we are hoping to be able to watch them. Does anyone know if there is a satellite dish? Thanks
Fun, single female going the week of Jan-21-27...seeking other fun people to PARTY with, on site or at Christine's, Senor Frogs, Carlos n Charlie's etc..... let me know [:D][8D] Lisa
We're 15-year Club Med "veterans" and will be going down to Ixtapa for the Christmas / New Years break and I was hoping to find out who's going to be in some of the key positions, since we know so many of them: Chief of Village Chief of Sports Chief of Animation Chief
Hey everyone, Im heading to Ixtapa in January 07! Yaay! I cant wait, does anyone know who will be in the circus team at that time, and also whose in it now? How often do the club emd change their GO's? Thanks, any help would be greatly appreciated!
My tennis pro, Dean, who used to work at Ixtapa as a GO, says he knows someone who is on the circus team there...a relative. Anyone there want me to pass on a hello? :-)
Well just dropping a line to wish luck to all the new G.Os who will be in ixtapa next season, specially the mini club ones who will have the most amazing boss ever...If some of the winter 2005, summer 2006 G.Os or maybe the new ones (for any advice u want), my
Is there ANYONE out there who can provide me with a photograph of the giant iguanas in the swamp area (right near the trapeze) at Ixtapa?? They were there in 1995, and I'm hoping that either they're still there, or someone who has seen them and has a photo of
[img]http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b6d600b3127cce8c720b6e131400000026100RcNGrZizYk[/img] If you want a copy of the panorama, please let me know... It was taken after dinner from just outside the resturant http://share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=0RcNGrZizYuKA Contains
Does anyone know how everyone is faring down in CM Ixtapa?[:0]
Si bueno.... Hola from Quebec... I wish you a GOOD summer season to all... wish you the best GM'S.. you know mexican... they can be... hum hum!! I am having fun here in Quebec with Maussie! Working 9 to 5... boring life you know... I miss the beach everyday...
Is Hammer still the CDV at Ixtapa? If he is, a big "Hello & Aloha" from the flyin hawaiian to Chris & Julie!!!!
Howdy all, This is Aaron, your friendly Lighting GO looking for any and all who might have been around at the same time... Drop a note, if'n you want to.
I am heading to Ixtapa by myself for a week. Will anyone else be arriving at CM Ixtapa Aug 8th -16th? Does anyone know what the weather is like in Aug? sara
Hello All, I am trying to organize a family get-together at Ixtapa next summer. Other than me, none of them have been to Club Med. Naturally they have lots of questions, most of which I can answer. However, one of them (with a family of four – parents and
Hey Margarita Girl, in the "SANDPIPER - RESORT IS UP FOR SALE" thread you just posted a note mentioning that Ixtapa will be closed in November. This is the first I've heard. Do you have any more details? How long is it supposed to be closed? Is this another
Due to the insane rules from the US Department of Homeland Security, I need to send my cigar torch lighter to Club Med Ixtapa via postal mail since I can not carry it onboard a commercial aircraft (no, my lighter is not allowed as checked luggage). Does anyone
can anyone give me information about Ixtapa? what is the club like... the chief... the crowd that it draws... the GO team? any info would be greatly appreciated. thanks!
Thinking of going at xmas; what is the weather like this time of year and what are the water temps like? the hotter the better.... thanks....
Hi, I am traveling to CM Ixtapa on June 25th 2006 with a 2 1/2 year old and a 10 month old. The 10 month old will be on my lap on the plane and we have an FAA booster for my 2 1/2 year old so we wont need her carseat on the plane either. I didnt know if the
Hi I met this australian circus GO called matt in Bintan in May 2005. Does anyone know if he's at Ixtapa right now? thanks[:)]
Hey Everyone, I am looking for input from everyone, GOs, GMs, etc.... I am a male single parent, 40, with 2 kids ( b15, g13 )...my questions : How is Ixtapa CM for kids that age ? Activities that would interest teens ? Are there many other single parents
How is the snorkeling in Ixtapa? Is is worth doing the excursion or can we take a water taxi to Ixtapa Isle? Do we need our gear (we have our own "dry" snorkels, fins, etc.)? Thanks!
I'd like to know who is from australia in this season here~ thanks [:)]
We're going to Ixtapa soon and wanted to know which is the best building to get our room in. From the village map, it looks like there are two buildings with guest rooms - one near the entrance and one near the tennis courts. The one near tennis seems to
Ixtapa was fantastic. I went there with my husband. We are both in our mid 40's and were there without children. We have seen many sunsets, but the ones here have to be the most incredible. We spent our first 11 days at Club Med. Even though it is a family
I mean... how is the baech, the sea... The club is certainly wonderful... thanks
Hey! All, I am putting a group of about 20 together to go play in Ixtapa for a week! Feb 26 to March 5th. Most of us come from the San Francisco area and love flying trapeze. I know a few of the G.Os there and the Chief of Village (Hammer). I am an XGO myself
Hey all! A bunch of us are going there the week of Feb 26 - Mar 5. We are trying to get a group together. The land only group rate is only $700 CAD per person, and if you already have a current membership, it's even cheaper! For those of you who are trapeze inclined
Hey! My wife and I, And Another couple will be there the week of Jan. 22nd. This is my first CM experience. I hope its all it is suppose to be. We were told the resturant will be reserved the whole time we are there. That kind of sucks! Does anybody
I realize it is all what you make of it, but I am single and looking for other people who are single to hang out with at the bar at night.... I luuved Turk when I went there (twice), but I don't want to seem like a regular there. HELPPP! I don't want to just be
I was reading below something about a GO named Brent as Chief of Sports. I thought it was Eduardo? Is Eduardo still at Ixtapa or did he get sent someplace else?
I would like to thank the GO's and everyone at Club Med for a fantastic vacation. I last visited Club Med Ixtapa 21 years ago in July, and this trip was every bit as good as I remembered. I highly recommend Ixtapa to anyone planning a getaway. This time we had
hey, i just got back from club med ixtapa the week after x-mas and i was wondering if anyone reading this might have been there during this week? i had an absolute blast and am already making plans to book CM for next x-mas!
I just want to say hi and meet anyone who will be in Ixtapa while I am there for the first two weeks in January. [8D]
Hey all - Just to let you all know that my husbhand and I just spent 8 days in Ixtapa, from Dec 06 to Dec 14, 2005. It was just wonderful, great village, chief and team! Email or PM me if you have any questions, need infos or pictures, I got about 200! Alexandra