La Puesta del Sol

Quiet, Relaxed and a perfect Beach-front Location...

A little about la puesta del sol, troncones mexico

La Puesta del Sol is a friendly and relaxed beachfront guest inn offering four comfortable suites and rooms. We are located at Playa Troncones near the town of Zihuatanejo and the resort destination Ixtapa on the Costa Grande of the state of Guerrero in Mexico. Zihuatanejo is serviced by an International Airport (ZIH) with daily flights.

Because we are right on the beach guests enjoy fantastic sunsets (hence our name) as well as the sights and sounds of the vast blue Pacific Ocean. Dolphins and pelicans are a common sight, and depending on the time of year guests may also see whales passing by and sea turtles laying their eggs in the sandy beach.

The coastal village of Troncones is a nature-lovers' paradise where time seems to stand still and the modern world loses significance. Troncones is a world reknowned surf destination with many excellent breaks in town and many more just a short distance away.


Rent All or Parts, Depending on your needs.

Mountain View Suite

On the Inland side of the ground floor of the Main home is our Mountain View Suite with a king size or two twin beds (a third twin can be added). It can sleep 3 or 4 people. It has a private bath, ceiling fans and a large patio. This suite can be opened into the Oceanfront Mini Suite below to form a large family unit, making a total capacity of 7 people.

Oceanfront Mini Suite

Ocean side on the ground floor of the Main home we have our Oceanfront Mini Suite with a small tiled kitchen, private bath, ceiling fans and an ocean view patio witha hammock. The room is split level and very large with a king size and twin bed. It can sleep 3 people.

Penthouse / Owners Suite

The second floor of the Main building holds the Penthouse / Owners Suite. Sleeping arrangements include a king size bed and a twin sofa bed. The suite has a beautifully tiled small kitchen, a large private bath, ceiling fans and a large palapa-shaded, outdoor veranda providing a sweeping view of the Troncones coastline, the best view on the beach. The suite also has an exclusive entrance to a third story sundeck.

The Surfer Room

The Surfer Room is located adjacent to the Main home. Although it is small, it has a private bath and cold water shower. This room has two twin beds and an Ocean view patio with a hammock and lounge chairs. The Surfer Room can accommodate 2 persons.

$15.00 USD extra per night per extra person.
Minimum stay 3 nights, during holidays 7 nights.
Check-in is at 3:00 PM. Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
When paying in Troncones only U.S. Dollars & Mexican Pesos are accepted

La Puesta del Sol
Guest Inn & Vacation Rentals
Ray and Malury Ordas
Phone in Mexico 011-52 (755) 557-0503
Phone in U.S. - (818) 553-3311; Fax - (323) 913-1246

rates and reservations

prices are per night based on double occupancy

Mountain View Suite

November 1st - April 30th
75.00 US

May 1st - October 31st
55.00 US

Dec. 23rd - Jan. 6th
95.00 US

Oceanfront Mini Suite

November 1st - April 30th
105.00 US

May 1st - October 31st
75.00 US

Dec. 23rd - Jan. 6th
126.00 US

Penthouse/Owners Suite

November 1st - April 30th
195.00 US

May 1st - October 31st
130.00 US

Dec. 23rd - Jan. 6th
224.00 US

Surfers Room

November 1st - April 30th
40.00 US

May 1st - October 31st
30.00 US

Dec. 23rd - Jan. 6th
50.00 US

Find us!

La Puesta del Sol is located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. We are 20 minutes north of Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, and 35 minutes from the International Airport (ZIH). If you are driving from the airport, follow MX 200 north, through Zihuatanejo. Leaving Zihua, bear to the right on MX 200, following signs for Lazaro Cardenas and Morelia. After another 15 to 20 minutes of rural driving (about 25 kilometers) watch for signage for Troncones to the left. Make the left, passing a PEMEX gas station, then a quick, well marked right onto the road to Troncones. Follow the road down to town. When you reach the ocean, and a T junction, take a left and La Puesta del Sol is about 1/2 kilometer on the right (beach side).

about troncones

Troncones is a rural fishing village of about 600 people. We are located about 20 minutes north of the resort area of Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and serviced by the International Airport of the same name (ZIH). Troncones lies on the west coast of Mexico and we boast miles of golden sand beach and the beautiful Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains at our back. We have a rural and quiet atmosphere, removed from the hustle and noise of the larger Mexican Resort towns. Troncones is also world renowned as a surf destination, with many breaks in town and many more a short drive away, we have something for everyone, beginners to experts. Not a surfer but want to learn, we have several qualified surf instructors in town, as well multiple options for board rentals.

We have all the conveniences you may need, from vendors of fresh fish, chicken and meats as well as fruits and vegetables to a surprisingly diverse array of restaurants. There is a rural clinic and dentist for emergencies. We have several small stores that have a nice selection of staples as well as beer, wine and other liquors. Fresh tortillas are made and sold every morning and arrangements can be made to have them delivered right to the house. People are overall warm and open and the town has a great "laidback" vibe. There are often local fiestas and weddings in which everyone on the beach is invited. Needless to's a friendly town.

Wake up to the sound of the ocean. Blue sky all around you, save the far off clouds which often crown the Sierra Madre Mountains to the east. The glassy morning Pacific Ocean sparkles in the golden sunlight. Take a walk on the fresh, tide swept sand and watch the pelicans dive behind the breaking waves. Scan the horizon for the telltale water spouts of whales passing by.

Sip your morning coffee and enjoy a little breakfast at one of the nearby restaurants while planning just what adventure you'll experience today. A horseback ride through the jungle? Or a walk up the beach to check out the tide pools? Then lunch alfresco on fresh red snapper or lobster.

After a massage followed by the compulsory siesta, you'll want a late afternoon swim to get you ready for the night's beginning. As the sun sets, you might want to try the famous Troncones margaritas. The flocks of pelicans that began your day now end it as they head south down the coast for their nightly resting place. You watch the sky slowly turn into the blues and reds of dusk and scan the horizon for the elusive "green flash" (nothing to do with the margaritas) just as the sun disappears into the far off waves.

Little by little the stars and planets take shape in the black sky. Orion and Venus twinkle on the water's surface and the moon rises as the fireflies play in the grass. A candlelit dinner with the sand beneath your feet and good conversation that always follows a happy day. As the evening ends, you walk down our country lane under the star-filled sky, so bright it lights your way home to La Puesta del Sol.

As you lie in your bed, the gentle night sounds of the tropical geckos and crickets chirp in harmony with the ocean waves promising another perfect day tomorrow.

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