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Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa  
Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa 4.5 -Star Hotel
(formerly Capella Ixtapa)
Ixtapa, Pacific Mexico
Kids Welcome ... Spa ... Weddings
16 miles from Ixtapa airport

Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa is a secluded, romantic and exclusive resort set alongside a stunning rock cliff with endless views of the blue ocean. The hotel features just 59 rooms and suites in five individual buildings that cascade towards the Pacific Ocean. Hillside inclinators transport guests to their rooms, pools and outdoor dining areas. All accomodations feature a large, private outdoor terrace and an individual plunge pool thoughtfully positioned out of sight from other suites.

Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa's fine dining room, A Mares, features some of the best modern Mexican cuisine. The casual Las Rocas serves international and Mexican foods at its dramatic, alfresco cliffside grill. The grill serves the bounty from the surrounding waters. Tapas and Botanas are served at the resort's Terrace Bar that offers live music and a variety of small plates that include ceviche, sushi and sashimi. Guests may also choose to dine in the privacy of their own private terrace.

The Spa provides the ultimate in pampering and rejuvenation. Each guest is escorted to one of six indoor treatment rooms or the outdoor massage area. In addition to a wide selection of beauty treatments, massages and therapies, a yoga and Pilates deck and fitness area is located at the top of the resort, providing spectacular Pacific Ocean Views.

59 Rooms, 2 Restaurants, 1 Bar, 2 Outdoor Swimming Pools, Beach, Spa*, Sauna, Fitness Center, Watersports*, Golf (Nearby)*, Jogging Trail, Activities Desk*, Concierge, Currency Exchange, Entertainment*, Gift Shop, Laundry Services*, Multilingual Staff, Pets Allowed*, Safety Deposit Boxes, Tours & Excursions*, Wedding Facilities*, Parking, Library, Internet Access*, Babysitting*, Business Center, Medical Services*, Wheelchair-Accessible Facilities.

* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.

Room Categories and Descriptions
Room amenities include air-conditioning, ceiling fan, coffee/tea maker, maid service, plunge pool, patio/balcony, safety deposit box, alarm clock radio, CD/DVD player, LCD television, telephone, iron/ironing board, shower, hairdryer, wireless Internet and mini-bar (additional cost). Rollaway bed and crib available upon request.

Maximum Occupancy: 2 guests total.

Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.

Oceanfront Junior Suite - One king bed. Featuring open-air thatched terraces with living room and views of the Pacific Ocean. Includes private plunge pool and complimentary refreshment center. 540-680 sq ft.

Deluxe Oceanfront Junior Suite - One king bed. The Deluxe Ocean View Suites includes a private infinity plunge pool, an open-air terrace with living room, and lounge area with views of the Pacific Ocean. 680-895 sq ft.

Capella Cliffside Oceanfront Junior Suite - One king bed. Oceanfront suite on a high floor with a shaded plunge pool and private terrace.

Oceanfront Penthouse Junior Suite - One king bed. The Ocean Front Penthouse Suites include panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, open-air terrace with lounge chairs and hammock, and a private non-shaded infinity plunge pool. 918-1250 sq ft.

Romance Deluxe Ocean Front Suite - One king bed. Features an open-air terrace with a day bed to sunbathe and living room area with its own private infinity plunge pool. 730-895 sq ft.

Family Two Bedroom Suite - Two king beds. These spacious two adjoining bedroom suite features Open-air thatched terraces with living room and lounge area, 2 private plunge pools, 2 full bathrooms and complimentary refreshment center. 1,350-1,550 sq ft.

Restaurants and Bars
A Mares Restaurant - A Mares Restaurant features a stunning view over the Pacific Ocean. All decor and art work is hand made in Mexico, starting from the cast iron wall art to the handmade talavera ceramic plates. Open only for dinner, the restaurant is the place to enjoy Mexican cuisine at its best. Inspired by the clean and tasty cuisine of the various regions of Mexico, this gourmet restaurant turns fine dining in Ixtapa into a culinary Art. Old World Mexico dishes are redefined and refreshed with new flavors. The menu changes on a regular basis to include the freshest ingredients of the season. The A Mares wine menu presents a great variety of wines from all over the World to be paired with the Chef's creations.

Las Rocas Restaurant - During daytime, this casual al fresco restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and drinks with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and the infinity edge freshwater pool. The best Mexican specialties and Pacific Rim favorites are served here, in addition to fresh tropical fruit juices from the region and the best Mango Margarita you will ever have. Around the pool and cabanas, Las Rocas snacks - a bucket with shrimps and dips on Ice or the best guacamole with totopos - are served throughout the day.

The Las Rocas Seafood Market, a dramatic, al fresco cliffside grill suspended over the shoreline is a favourite dinner spot for guests. This rustic seafood terrace creates a true sense of place and cultural ambience with local artisan pottery, candles and a fire pit. The Seafood market serves the bounty from surrounding waters, grilled on the spot.

Tequila Room - The terrace bar is tiered in 3 levels and located on the 3rd floor of the resort. The first level of the bar is climate controlled; both lower tiers are open air with the most stunning views, encouraging guests to sit beneath the Ixtapa night sky full of the brightest stars. Accompanied by daily live music, our guests enjoy a variety of traditional drinks. We serve Botanas and Tapas - a variety of small plates of aqua chiles, Mexican crab cakes or sushi - to ensure that you do not have to leave the great ambience of the Terrace Bar. Over 65 certified, 100% agave Tequilas are served.

Limited room service is available.

Location of Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa

Resort Rating Key
6-Star Resort Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
5-Star Resort Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)
4-Star Resort Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
3-Star Resort Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
2-Star Resort Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)
1-Star Resort Very limited appeal