Location: secluded at the southern end of Ixtapa, in the tropical Mexican Pacific Coast "dual destination" Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (State of Guerrero), 150 miles up the coast from Acapulco (airport code ZIH).
Phonetic pronunciation Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (this is the official version, ignore all others): eeks-TAH-pa...see-whah-tah-NEH-ho.
Setting: The overall property covers five acres, however the hotel itself is relatively small with only 16 suites that are extremely spacious.
Each suite occupies a complete floor of four contiguous four-story buildings.
The thalasso-spa facilities, swimming pools, restaurant and bar-lounge are spread amid 2-1/2 acres of landscaped gardens with trees, waterfalls and fountains.
Bordering one side of the resort is the 14th hole of Ixtapa's 18-hole Robert Trent Jones golf course and nature reserve.
Beach: 5 minute walk along a countryside path bordering the golf course, or a quick ride by golf cart. Palapa-shaded beach lounging area exclusively for guests, at the south end of Ixtapa's soft-sand Playa del Palmar. Lounges, towels, refreshments, swimming, sunning, sunsets.
Each feature spacious living room, dining area, wet bar, terrace with garden, views of the golf course, countryside and mountains.
Exterior architectural style: chalk-white curvilinear design with red-tile roofs, inspired by both Mexican Pacific design and by Andalusian whitewashed villages.
100-foot-long infinity-edge freeform outdoor swimming pool features overhead spouts and cascades for neck and shoulder hydro massage. At one end of the pool, a jovial swim-up bar (the back of Luna de Shiva's bar) features submerged barstools enveloped by thousands of tiny bubbles from gentle jets. Surrounding the pool are umbrella-shaded lounges and chairs. Bar and snack service.
Extraordinary outdoor 68-ft. Seawater swimming pool equipped with a series state-of-the-art hydro-apparatus providing underwater and overhead thalassotherapy, delightful, relaxing and curative. A smaller thalasso pool contains a much higher degree of salt for flotation therapy with underwater music. Additional thalasso facilities compliment the rejuvenating and therapeutic thalasso experience.
Spa and med wellness: Extensive spa facilities, indoors and privately al fresco, include a wide selection of health and beauty treatments.
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Fax direct +52 755 555 0461
Toll-free from USA 1 866 496 1082
Toll-free from Canada 1 866 984 6571
Toll-free within Mexico 01 800 702 5971
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