Few places have the magic and charm of Playa Las Gatas, this beach is one of the most attractive in Zihuatanejo; In addition, if you like snorkeling and diving, Playa Las Gatas is the ideal place to practice these water activities, with gentle waves almost all year round and crystal clear waters.
It is excellent to go with the family because it is a natural pool that is formed with the rocks that, according to history, a Tarascan king ordered to be placed so that his wives could swim there. Among some theories and community assumptions, it is proposed that this rock formation was built naturally by the movements of the earth's crust over time, although the reality is that we like the previous narrative.
It is said that the name of Las Gatas comes from a shark of that species that commonly inhabited the place, it is a harmless toothless shark with whiskers like a cat.
It is reached by boats that leave from the Zihuatanejo dock at a cost of $80.00 but you can also walk along the edge of the beach on a somewhat bumpy path.
This beach with crystalline waters is ideal for swimming, especially for children due to its calm waves. The highly recommended activity is to practice snorkeling and paddle boarding as well as surfing when the waves allow it; In the place there are several establishments where they offer you the rental of snorkeling equipment, as well as fins, and a life jacket.
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