The best beach in Zihuatanejo is just down a winding hillside road. La Ropa Beach is legendary. It’s bent palms over warm, sheltered saltwater. It’s sparkling new resorts, long-lived iconic hotels, and local Zihua families, mingling together easily over a long and ambling stretch of sand. Body surfing with the kids, massages in the breeze, long walks and friendly talks with old mariachis. There’s no place quite like La Ropa beach. And it’s right in our backyard.