Troncones, known as Playa Troncones or Troncones Beach offers miles of sandy beaches stretching along the Pacific coast set against palm trees and gorgeous mountain views. The Troncones area is known for surfing and sport fishing, but you don't have to enjoy water sports to find something to do here. Walk along the beach at sunset, go for a horseback ride, release newly hatched sea turtles, check out the tidepools, or just lounge in a hammock under a palapa with a cool drink and a good book. There is something for everyone in Troncones.
Troncones Vacation Rentals offers a complete guide to vacation home rentals in the Troncones area, often less expensive for a large group of people vacationing in Ixtapa or Zihuatanejo. Troncones is the closest beach to San Miguel de Allende, it is an easy 5 1/2 to 6 hour drive on toll roads. Troncones is also only a few hours from the colonial towns Patzcuaro, Uruapan and Morelia.
Playa Buenavista is a hidden gem just 3 miles south of Troncones with very few inhabitants but miles of beach lined with coconut palms and great waves for swimming or body surfing. La Saladita, north of Troncones, is a surfer's dream known for its machine-like-3-minute left break. The resort town of Ixtapa was just listed as one of Trip Advisor's top ten family destinations in the world. And Zihuatanejo provides visitors with numerous restaurants, snorkeling, boating, and a sprawling mercado.