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Thompson Zihuatanejo, a Beach Resort

Playa La Ropa S/N, P.O. BOX 84 , Zihuatanejo, GRO, Mexico

Thompson Zihuatanejo, a Beach Resort


Insider Tip

Guests are invited to attend a daily cooking school hosted by a local chef. The tour visits a typical market and then continues to the chef's private home in the hills above town, where guests watch, learn, and participate as the meal is prepared. Reservations accepted the night before (surcharge).

Hotel Overview

Peaceful locale
On tranquil and stunning Zihuatanejo Bay on Mexico’s Pacic coast, adjacent the picturesque shing village of Zihuatanejo, four miles from the resort destination of Ixtapa
Private plunge pool
Housed in two-story casitas amid tropical gardens, each of the guestrooms has Mexican handcrafts and a furnished terrace with hammock. Suites have private plunge pools.
Recreation, relaxation
Two restaurants, three bars, swimming pools, a gym, a spa, and tennis courts emphasize recreation and relaxation.
Property Location When you stay at Thompson Zihuatanejo, a Beach Resort in Zihuatanejo, you'll be on the beach, just steps from La Ropa Beach and Zihuatanejo Bay. This 5-star resort is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from La Madera Beach and 1.3 mi (2 km) from Las Gatas Beach.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 56 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms have private balconies. 24-inch plasma televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Partially open bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center. This Art Deco resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Dining Grab a bite at CENIZA, one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.


Playa La Ropa S/N, P.O. BOX 84 , Zihuatanejo, GRO, Mexico


ZIH - Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport



The 46 luxurious guestrooms and suites are tastefully appointed with artisanal Mexican design elements in earthy color palettes. All accommodations are just steps from the beach, have a unique design on either a single or split-level, and feature a private terrace or balcony overlooking the lush gardens or the tranquil bay. The Lagoon, Penthouse and Beach suites all have a private plunge pool.


  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens provided
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Plasma TV
  • In-room safe
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Non-Smoking
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate sitting area
  • Shower only
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Balcony


Property Amenities

Villa del Sol Resort - Zihuatanejo is a paradise for couples and families alike. The enchanting two-story adobe-inspired casitas, housing 46 luxurious suites and guestrooms, are at the foot of gentle hills adjacent the picturesque fishing village of Zihuatanejo. The garden landscape is rich with coconut trees, colorful bougainvillea and vibrant hibiscus. The resort’s exquisite white-sand beach stretches for 600 feet along a gorgeous sweep of coastline. Relaxing on day beds and lounge chairs under thatched palapas, guests are pampered on the sand by Beach Butlers.

Two gourmet restaurants – La Villa, featuring Pacific-Mexican cuisine prepared with the freshest locally caught seafood, and La Marea, serving Mediterranean and Mexican fare – are complemented by the friendly sanctuary of the Coral Bar offering ceviche tastings and the mixologists’ special concoctions.

Guests enjoy massage and spa treatments at an intimate spa in a lush tropical setting, fitness center, Yoga Program and an array of activities from water sports to cooking classes.

The Villa del Sol Resort - Zihuatanejo has three swimming pools, with a swim-up bar and cushioned lounge chairs. Meandering pathways allow guests to wander extensive tropical gardens of coconut palms, bamboo, bougainvillea, and hibiscus. The hotel also has a gift shop, movie library (surcharge), and art gallery. DVD players are available at the reception desk for guest use.

Ground transportation: Shuttle vans or private cars of varying prices are available. They can be selected during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free valet parking
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • One meeting room
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Year Built - 2011
  • Total number of rooms - 56
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4


Know Before You Go
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 28 for adults and USD 28 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 116 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


La Villa Restaurant
Located next to the beach, the resort's main restaurant serves Mexican, French, and international cuisine. Guests to dine alfresco on the terrace, cooled by ocean breezes, or under a fan-cooled palapa. Several nights each week, the restaurant offers a specialty menu. Men are requested to wear collared shirts and long pants. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
La Marea
La Marea serves Mediterranean and Mexican food under a thatched roof palapa, next to the open kitchen, or outdoors on an open-air deck. Sample fare includes traditional Mexican dishes, shrimp, grilled fish, and a variety of salads. The restaurant also serves lunch at private tables on the beach. This casual restaurant features decor inspired by a traditional Mexican cantina. Open for lunch and dinner.
Coral Bar
Coral Bar serves margaritas, martinis, tropical cocktails, and a variety of light snacks in the late afternoon and evening. The bar is under a palapa roof and has comfortable seating and table games. Open afternoons and evenings until late night.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Zihuatanejo Bay - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
La Ropa Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Virgin of the Tree - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
La Madera Beach - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Las Gatas Beach - 2 km / 1.2 mi
King's Reef - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Kioto Plaza - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Principal Beach - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Municipal Market - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Fisherman's Walk - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Archaeological Museum of the Great Coast - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Playa Contramar - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Contramar Beach - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Ixtapa Golf Course - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Magic World Aquapark - 11 km / 6.8 mi

The preferred airport for Thompson Zihuatanejo, a Beach Resort is Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo Intl. Airport (ZIH) - 14 km / 8.7 mi

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction