Troncones, Mexico

Troncones, Mexico

A surfer’s paradise, Troncones offers a bohemian escape for those in search of uncrowded beaches, eco resorts and hidden bays.

recent years, whispers of Troncones’ pristine beaches,
laid-back atmosphere and vast greenery have rippled throughout
those in search of a sun-filled hideaway.

A popular surfing
destination, this sleepy fishing village has slowly garnered a
reputation as a
escape, complete with eco-friendly hotels and secluded

While hotels, hostels and B&Bs have gradually popped up
along the coast, the undeveloped nature of this Mexican farming
area, known as an “ejido”, is part of its appeal. With only around
500 residents, locals mill about their daily business, greeting
everyone by name and happily advising the best places to eat, drink
and surf.

Choose between a variety of beachside eco-mmodation, and spend
days swimming in serene waters (we suggest heading straight for the
tranquil waters of Manzanillo Bay) or surfing Troncones’ legendary

Those less confident riding the waves can snorkel around
Troncones’ colourful reefs, scuba dive or watch the release of baby
sea turtles. Back on land, wander through the village streets to
find family-run grocery stores, restaurants, a few bars and surf

Don’t miss…

Venture a little beyond the beach to find Cascadas Artesianas, a
cascading waterfall, and explore the limestone caves of nearby

Who to take with you

A keen surfer. The best surfing area is called Troncones Point,
and many hotels offer classes and instructors for those looking to

When to go

Come in June,
just before the rainy season when the weather is idyllic and the
swell from the south means the waves are a sight to behold.

Where to stay

Boutique hotel Lo Sereno offers a bohemian
retreat. Dine at La Terrazza for gourmet
Mexican concept food
made with local ingredients and freshly
caught seafood, before watching the sunset from the open-air

Most likely to bump into…

Eager eco-architects. Troncones’ rapid development has
maintained a sustainable
focus, providing excellent potential for architects looking for a
green project.

Essentials to bring with you

Fit in with the eco-trend of Troncones with this Reformation Elle shirred
floral-print georgette mini dress
, made using sustainable
methods that minimise water and energy waste.

How to get there

Fly to Ixtapa/ Zihuatanejo Airport via Mexico
, where Troncones’ beautiful beaches are just a half hour
drive away.

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