Manzanillo, in the coastal state of Colima is nown as the "Sailfish Capital of the World," Manzanillo attracts anglers from all over the world. Cast your line and watch the cruise ships roll into port at one of Mexico's premiere resort destinations. Manzanillo is home to the world-famous Dorsey Tournament, an international fishing competition held since 1957. Manzanillo has plenty of beaches along its two spacious bays. Enjoy the ebony and gold sands of the Bahía de Manzanillo, close to downtown, or the Bahía de Santiago, which is closer to the more modern sections of Manzanillo. Nearby Santiago Bay features entrancing locations for snorkeling and scuba diving.
The Playa de Oro International Airport (ZLO) is located just 35 minutes north of Manzanillo on Highway 200, and the Ferromex railway connects Manzanillo with Guadalajara and Mexico City. The El Centro bus grants access to downtown.
Manzanillo is famous for the "green flash," an optical phenomenon that often occurs at sunset and is best viewed from Playa Miramar. The weather in Manzanillo is near perfect year-round with 350 sunny days a year and a mild wet season from mid-June through October. The nightlife in Manzanillo is concentrated in the downtown area with many clubs and bars in the neighborhood of Puerto Las Hadas.