Catalina Beach Resort

Meet the Hotel Catalina Beach Resort

This charming hotel, the first to be built in 1952, is nestled among lush gardens and tropical birds on a spectacular cliff overlooking the magnificent bay of Playa La Ropa in Zihuatanejo and the pristine white sands of Playa La Ropa. "Zihua", as it is affectionately known is an ancient and authentic fishing village that was once the retreat of an Aztec king.

Hotel Catalina has been privileged by the visits of artists, movie stars, writers, painters, sculptors, aristocrats, diplomats and national and international dignitaries who, for more than six decades have been attracted by the tranquility of this comfortably hidden retreat. This is not surprising, as Hotel Catalina is known to frequent visitors as a magical paradise, sparkling with life.

Anyone entering the grounds of Catalina Beach Resort will feel the power and magic of this jungle paradise. People say they feel that the very ground they walk on gives them vital energy.

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About Us

Catalina Beach Resort

Catalina Beach Resort is a small but charming hotel, which is surrounded by blooming tropical gardens on a hill overlooking Playa La Ropa, one of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico. Our hotel is located about 10 minutes by car from the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport.