All visitors must be vaccinated against Covid-19.
To protect the animals, facemasks are necessary.
By Public Transportation from Zihuatanejo:
Take any bus that stops at Los Achotes (approximate cost 20 pesos). Then take the passenger truck to El Refugio de Potosí. Cost 15 pesos.
Tell the driver we are located on the paved road 6 kilometers from Los Achotes towards Barra de Potosí. Approximate cost from Zihuatanejo 700 pesos round trip.
Driving from Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa:
Take Highway 200 south towards Acapulco. Turn right at the village of Los Achotes. Travel 6 km towards the beach. There are large letters on our stone wall with a metal gate. We are on the right side of the road.
Planning Your Visit
Plan to spend 45 minutes to 1 hour exploring El Refugio.
You are visiting a tropical forest.
Apply sunscreen and insect repellent.
Wear loose and light clothing.
Wear sensible shoes.
Guided tours only.
To climb the tower, children must be accompanied by an adult.
No food is permitted in the park.
No smoking of tobacco or cannabis permitted in the park.
No pets allowed.
We welcome children 5 years of age and older.
Restroom facilities available.
For the safety of the animals, visitors must be vaccinated against Covid-19.