Both Ixtapa and nearby Zihuatanejo offer colorful artisan markets where vendors sell a range of handmade goods including silver jewelry, ceramic plates, and huaraches (leather sandals). The Ixtapa market is located on the Boulevard, and the Zihuatanejo market is located on Ave. Cinco de Mayo near the main pier.
Guests can indulge in an outdoor massage at the spa, work out at the fitness center, or swim in one of two pools. Three on-site restaurants include a poolside restaurant and a fine-dining restaurant; room service is available 24 hours. Amenities include a business center, complimentary wireless Internet access, and a concierge desk.
What to expect:
Reminiscent of a Mediterranean hillside village, this luxury resort attracts discerning vacationers seeking privacy and relaxation. Blending traditional Mexican décor with contemporary touches, the open-air reception area sets the sophisticated yet relaxed ambiance found throughout the resort.
Built into a seaside cliff, this resort is surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains to the north and east and the Pacific Ocean to the south and west. The on-site spa offers a full menu of services inspired by local flora and cultural traditions; outdoor treatments are available (surcharge). Other features include a 1,300-square-foot fitness center, a freshwater pool, and a saltwater pool. At the concierge desk, guests can arrange snorkeling excursions and sightseeing tours.Dining options include a casual dining room, a fine-dining restaurant, and a poolside restaurant. Two bars are also on site. Amenities include a business center, complimentary wireless Internet access, supervised child care/activities, and 24-hour room service. The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:
- 24-hour front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Audio-visual equipment
- Banquet facilities
PoliciesExtra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children 18 and younger when staying in the same room as their parents or guardians.
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.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed, and may incur additional charges.
RecreationThe recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals
- Hiking/biking trails