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Viceroy Zihuatanejo



Viceroy Zihuatanejo


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.

Amenity highlights:

The Viceroy Zihuatanejo has a long stretch of quiet beach, an infinity pool, two tennis courts, fitness center, and health and beauty spa. Activity desk staff help guests plan sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, fishing, horse riding, scuba diving, snorkeling, and other excursions. Golfers practice at the hotel's putting green and play at two 18-hole courses nearby. Guests receive welcome cocktails upon arrival.

What to expect:

Serpentine paths wind through the serene garden grounds of the resort. Palm, bamboo, bougainvillea, hibiscus, and other tropical plants grow in abundance, and a narrow brook meanders through the gardens. The resort's atmosphere is tranquil, with the guests--mostly couples--lounging by the pool, strolling along the beach, or enjoying leisurely meals on the veranda.




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.


  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate sitting area
  • Turndown service
  • Wake-up calls


Property Amenities

Viceroy 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 Viceroy 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.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge

Number of rooms: 46


Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Children under 12 years of age are accepted in all room types. While the hotel welcomes children under the above stated conditions, please note that the hotel reserves the right to limit certain hotel facilities and services that it deems inappropriate for children.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.


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.


The Viceroy Zihuatanejo boasts 600 ft of white sand beachfront, plus three pools, including a large infinity pool next to the beach and a lap pool. It has two lighted tennis courts and an activity desk for arranging snorkeling, scuba diving, wind surfing, horseback riding, waterskiing, sailing, fishing, and other activities. An air-conditioned fitness center has universal workout stations, treadmills, stationary bikes, and free weights.

Nearby Activities: Robert Trent-Jones Jr. and Robert von Hagge golf courses are located minutes away. Both 18-hole courses provide equipment rental. Horseback riding is also offered nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • 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