Manzanillo is one of the main tourist destinations of the Pacific Ocean and the main one in the state of Colima. Since 1957, year in which more than 300 Sailfish were caught in just one season, it jumped to international fame as the “Sailfish World’s Capital”, which have given importance to its tournaments, specially the Dorsey Cup.
Sport fishing, together with golf, scuba diving, extreme sports and other fun activities, encouraged the continuous growing of its tourist services. Currently its offer of hotels, restaurants, bars, malls and entertainment centers is enough to leave the tourist breathless.
Manzanillo is located in the west side of Colima State, on the bay of the same name, just in front the impressive Pacific Ocean. It is the capital of the municipality of the same name, the biggest municipality in the state. It is located a little less than 90 km from Colima City, capital city of the state.
The main tourist attractions that this destination offers are located in its surroundings, natural resources and beaches full of fun possibilities. Some of the interesting sites are La Campana and El Chanal archeological zones; in Cuyutlan, beach at less than 30 minutes from Manzanillo, is the Museo de la Sal (Salt Museum), El Tortugario Ecological Center and Palo Verde Tideland. Other natural sites to visit are the Armeria River, Faro de Campos, Natura Camp, La Floreña Tropical Forest and El Salto Waterfall, among others. Its main beaches are: Salahua, Las Hadas, La Audiencia, Isla Navidad and even more activities in Manzanillo.