General Information

Manzanillo is a modern tourist center of international level of the state of Colima in the Mexican Golden Pacific and port city, in which its maritime terminal receives national and foreign cruises. In Manzanillo you can enjoy wonderful landscapes, spectacular sunsets in its beautiful and cozy golden sand beaches which are formed by two large twin bays of Manzanillo and Santiago, the destination has a privileged climate and a quiet atmosphere.

In its downtown Manzanillo, you will notice that most of its buildings are painted white, perceiving peace and tranquility, you can enjoy concerts, contests in the main garden, you can enjoy various activities and attractions.

Its boardwalk Espiritu Santo was inaugurated in 1998, it was named after the Spanish ship led by Alvaro Saavedra Cerón that arrived for the first time to the bay of Manzanillo on July 24, 1527.


Attractions & Tours

In Manzanillo you can enjoy golf, in which there is a 27-hole golf course in Playa Navidad and is one of the two courses in Mexico with the Golf Medal Award distinction. You can also enjoy water sports such as sport fishing in February and November are the most important tournaments and have a great marine wealth. Manzanillo is known as the "Sailfish Capital of the World", since important national and international fishing tournaments, such as the Dorsey Cup, have been held here since 1957.

You can also enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, windsurfing, ATV tours and horseback riding in the mountains. In Manzanillo and its surroundings there are ideal places where you can enjoy different activities focused on ecotourism, as well as a variety of attractions such as the Iguanarium Archundia, Archaeology Museum, Nautical Museum, Anthropology Museum and even go on an expedition to the Nevado de Colima mountain. At Emark DMC ® Manzanillo we have a great variety of tours and activities which our professional and expert staff will assist you any time.



Playa de Oro International Airport of Manzanillo. The distance between Manzanillo Airport (ZLO) and Manzanillo hotel zone is 23 km. Its airport has undergone several remodels due to its increasing number of passengers, has an area in terminal building of 4,700 sq. m., can accommodate 470 passengers per hour with 17 documentation counters for different airlines such as foreign ones; United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, West Jet and the domestic ones Aeromexico, Aeromar and others. In addition of incoming tourists by cruise ship lines.


Hotel infrastructure

Manzanillo has a wide variety of establishments that offer the accommodation service, according to information of the latest data published by the National Tourism Registry there are 7 5-star establishments, 20 4-star establishments, 34 3-star establishments, 20 2-star establishments and 34 1-star hotels, giving a total of 115. According to the latest estimates, Manzanillo has an average of 4,500 hotel rooms and an approximate of 9,954 beds.



Manzanillo, represents a perfect mixture of flavors, offers typical dishes and wide variety, among them because of its coastal origin is the Ceviche Colima style (prepared with lemon and orange juice, tomato, onion, carrot and black pepper), Michi soup, the Grilled sailfish, the Prawns with garlic sauce. In addition to others who do not include fish such as tatemado, chilayo, and delicious desserts of claw snow, tamarind sweet and coconut.


Event facilities

Manzanillo has several hotels that provides venues for events, congresses and conventions of different capacities,

Hotel Las Hadas, has 14 spaces with a great variety of settings for your events, conventions & congresses with impressive views and capacities up to 1,000 people, within all necessary facilities for either work meetings, presentations or meetings no matter how big or small.

Barcelo Karmina, has 8 meeting rooms that can accommodate from a small business meeting to a large event with a maximum capacity of 1,100 people and has 1,800 sq.m. of outdoor areas and a beautiful private beach.

Tesoro Manzanillo, has a convention center of qith an area of 1,200 sq.m. distributed in 9 rooms and 2 large foyers, offering everything necessary for your event.

At Emark DMC ® Manzanillo we develop successful events for congresses and conventions, our experts will coordinate all your specific requirements.



The nights of Manzanillo are full of partying there are many places where you can have a pleasant time, have a few drinks and enjoy good music., bars and nightclubs offer exotic atmospheres, delicious drinks, dancing, nice people and a great atmosphere. Throughout the tourist area you will find places to have fun all night.



On the beautiful beaches in Manzanillo there is much to do. There are 17 among the most known and popular, some of them are Miramar and La Audiencia, where you can practice different water sports, la boquita, Las Hadas, Las Brisas and playa Azul.


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