Welcome to Troncones, Mexico
Casa de Oro is approximately thirty-five minutes from the yachters'
paradise of Zihuatanejo and twenty minutes from the luxurious
resorts of Ixtapa. The quiet village of Troncones feels like a
The village is home to about 300 people who farm and fish, as well
as a sprinkling of foreigners who have come to Troncones and found
the tranquil beauty inescapable.
Occasional fiestas, weddings, and other gatherings which provide an
authentic Mexican village atmosphere, where all are welcome to join
in the festivities.
Here is a link to the current weather in the area!
Things to Bring with you:
Hair Care Products,
Personal Hygiene Products
CD's (Villa includes CD player)
DVD's (Villa includes TV/DVD player)
Linens, soap and bottled drinking water are provided.
The villa's towels are for bathing and pool use ONLY! Please do not
remove from the property.
Area Attractions & Activities
Casa de Oro is surrounded by an abundance of natural wonders to be
explored and appreciated by all who visit. There are opportunities
for surfing, caving, horseback riding, fishing, snorkeling, hiking,
bicycling, and beach combing. The area is renowned for its deep-sea
fishing and annual competition that attracts serious sport fishers
from around the world who compete for grand prizes. Ixtapa has two
excellent golf courses and Local info , the Palma Real Golf and
Tennis Club, and the new Marina Ixtapa Golf Course. Excellent
beachfront massage is also available for $20 - a perfect way to
enhance your tropical vacation experience. Also check out Jaguar
Jungle Tours for cave tours, nature hikes, surf camp, jungle tours
and much much more. Another relaxing way to explore the ecology of
the ocean and waterways is by taking a kayak tour. We highly
recommend Zoe Kayak Tours for the experience of a lifetime. Brian is
the perfect educational guide for local wildlife and is excellent at
spotting and identifying the rare and common birds in the area, as
well as the beautiful local flora. There are also many choices for
very interesting day trips to other charming towns full of cultural
and historical interests. Spend a day with world-class surfers
riding the waves at their favorite surfing destination Saladita.
Enjoy a yoga class in the luxury of your private villa or take a
break from the surf and take a LADIES DAY OUT Tour to Zihuatanejo -
Hastle free, to enjoy the best local hand-made crafts, jewelry
stores and local restaurants. Or perhaps, a relaxing massage and
manicure would be more enjoyable. For more information or
reservations, contact property manager or e-mail at
For a $25.00 fee our property manager Tina, will do any grocery
shopping you would like before your arrival.
To shop for all your groceries in Zihuatanejo visit the BODEGA
AURERRA - Boulevard Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa s/n, near Fuente del Sol. It
is on the way and easy to find and is filled with all the groceries
you will need for the week.
There are a variety of excellent Troncones restaurants featuring
traditional Mexican dishes and seafood within walking distance of
Casa de Oro. Our favorite place is only a five minute walk down the
beach - Burro Borracho is a popular and relaxing destination for all
who visit. They have great food and a full bar with delicious
margaritas right on the beach and wonderful traditional Mexican folk
dancers perform on Sunday nights. Costa Brava is another fine
restaurant that will deliver take out to Casa de Oro and pick up the
plates the next day! Heading North through Troncones, you enter the
charming local village of Majahua where you can dine on freshly
caught lobster, oysters, and fish. They also have excellent
camarones (shrimp), all freshly prepared over a wood-fired grill
with hand-made tortillas. You can enjoy a spectacular sunset with
your lovely meal as you relax at the water's edge. The restaurants
in Troncones range from family-run "taco" stands, to casual and
romantic beachfront dining. There are also numerous "tiendas" for
your basic cooking and households needs. A wonderful new Italian
restaurant in Troncones is Tiziano's, a charming bistro where
everything is delicious and homemade. Direct from Italy, Titziano
and his lovely wife Lisa are there every evening to make sure you
have an excellent dining experience: Da Tiziano's homemade pastas
and pizzas. Located in the village just 2 blocks before the beach.
Open daily from 5 to 10 PM except on Tuesdays. Tel. (755) 559-2863.
Tiziano, an experienced surfer, is available for surfing lessons on
the beautiful beaches of Troncones (755) 559-2863.
If you are interested in Sport Fishing in the Zihuatanejo - Ixtapa
area you have come to the right place. All of the captains and crew
members are, for the most part, fourth and fifth generation
fishermen. They have grown up fishing, most of them starting out as
helpers on their fathers' boats and then, going on to buy and
operate their own boats. All boats are manned by experienced crews
whose goal is to hook you up to a great fight with a Sailfish,
Marlin, Tuna, Dorado (also known as Mahi-Mahi or Dolphin fish),
Roosterfish or one of the many other smaller game fish that abound
in the waters off the coast of Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo can offer you WORLD CLASS diving without world
class crowds. Average annual water temperature is 79 degrees
Fahrenheit or 26 degrees Celsius. For experienced divers it is
recommended to bring your own "wetsuit" (3mm) as help against
possible scratches. Some of ours first class sites are: Morro de
Potosн, Piedra Solitaria, Sacramento, Bajo de Jaime, Bajo de Chato,
Bajo del Borracho, Manzanillo, Cueva de la Gata and many others.
Flights arrive daily at Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo International Airport.
Car rentals can be made in advance or at the airport, or taxi
service is available. The trip from the Airport to Casa de Oro takes
about forty-five minutes.
From Ixtapa-Zihuaranejo Airport: Take highway 200 north-west through
Zihuatanejo and toward Ixtapa.
Continue on Highway 200 toward Ixtapa and veer to the right at the
top of the hill toward L.Cardenas
Follow the signs to Los Cardenas. Keep a eye on the right side of
road you will see a White Marker 31 Km, you will then see a sign
Playa Troncones make a Left hand Turn, follow this road to the end
Turn Left and follow to the end, you are at Casa de Oro.
Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo Intl (ZIH):
Rental Cars: Hertz & Budget & Alamo 755/553-0397
By Taxi: Airport Taxis Tel 554 3298/554 7621/553 8864/554 8033
UTAZ Taxis (Colective Taxis) 554 8809/554 - 772/554 3680.
Airport Tel No: 755/554-2227
We are the last Villa. NOTE: In the small towns there are "Topes"
(Speed bumps) on Hwy,Slow Down! .Also when driving at night watch
for sleeping Animals on Road !.