Manzanillo was first settled in 1522 and became the site of Latin America's first shipyard in 1531. In the 1970s, a Bolivian tin baron built the exclusive and opulent Las Hadas Golf and Marina Resort, which put Manzanillo on the tourist map. During the 1980s Manzanillo began to expand and today has several tourist attractions. Due to its slow growth, Manzanillo is still mostly unspoiled and is a favourite for those who enjoy a more slow-paced destination.
on a peninsula at the southern end of two bays, Manzanillo
has been an important Mexican port city for centuries,
is now home to the Mexican navy. Fine beaches abound in this
Mexican Riviera destination, and its many lagoons make it
the ideal locale for those who enjoy water sports. Deep sea
fishing is popular here and the sailfish catch is excellent.