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Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo  
Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo 5.0 -Star Hotel
(formerly Hotel Zihuatanejo)
Ixtapa, Pacific Mexico
Kids Welcome ... Spa ... Tennis ... Weddings
9 miles from Ixtapa airport

One of the most prestigious Zihuatanejo luxury resorts, Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo, awaits your arrival. Hugging the white sands of Zihuatanejo Bay's serene Playa La Ropa, Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo is a romantic hideaway reclining along one of Mexico's most beautiful beaches. Admired for its "laid-back atmosphere and polished rooms" by Travel + Leisure magazine, this Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo resort's terracotta-tiled villas and thatched palapa cabanas merge with the green sea of rustling coconut palms, tropical gardens and gentle waterfalls that enfold it.

Thirty five luxurious guestrooms and thirty five suites are housed in one- and two-story, adobe-inspired casitas tastefully decorated with local Mexican art and clad in vibrant colors reflective of the tropics. Each room in this Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo vacation hotel is unique in design and features a private terrace or balcony. Suites include intimate, outdoor infinity-pools for soaking up the views.

One thousand feet of private beach stretch along the azure waters of the resort's splendid Pacific coastline, strewn with teak lounge chairs and exclusive palapas, daybeds and cabanas. Guests can enjoy three swimming pools, including a fantastic infinity pool poised at water's edge - as if spilling directly into the sea.

An intimate spa features six treatment rooms and a fitness center. Area activities are abundant and include tennis, golf, SCUBA diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, wind surfing, deep sea fishing, water skiing, surfing, kayaking and yoga. Award-winning Mexican Pacific cuisine at two gourmet dining venues and the convivial ambiance of three bars completes a truly captivating Mexican Riviera vacation experience.

Please note: This hotel also offers an all-inclusive plan in certain room categories. Please ask your Vacations to Go travel counselor for more information.

35 Rooms, 35 Suites, 2 Restaurants, 3 Bars, 3 Swimming Pools, Private Beach, Spa*, Fitness Center, 2 Tennis Courts (Lighted), 2 Golf Courses (Nearby)*, Meeting Facilities, Horseback Riding (Nearby)*, Waterfront Equipment Rentals*, Scuba Diving*, Deep-Sea Fishing*, Windsurfing*, Sailing*, Water-Skiing*, Multilingual Staff, Concierge, Wireless Internet Access, Art Gallery*, Gift Shop*, Activity Desk, Kayaking*, Yoga*, Business Center*, Ping Pong, Back Gammon.

* 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 flat screen TV, iPod and docking station, direct dial phone, DVD player, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe deposit box, hairdryer, robes, slippers, and plush beach towels. A film library is available on request.

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

Children Policy: Children age break is 12 years old.

Deluxe - One king bed. Split-level room with garden view. Approximately 480 square-feet.

Lagoon Suite - One king bed or two queen beds. One bedroom Lagoon Suites line a small lagoon complete with tiny islands of palm trees. Each suite features a private terrace with outdoor "Infinity-edge" plunge pool and lagoon view.

Garden Suite - One king bed and one queen bed. Each Garden Suite features two bedrooms, each with its own marble bathroom, a living room and a private terrace with its own plunge pool. 1100-1500 square-feet.

Beach Suite - One king bed. Each Beach Suite features a bathroom finished with marble, a private terrace with ocean view of Playa La Ropa, an outdoor "Infinity-edge" plunge pool, chaise lounge and a hammock.

Lagoon Suite - King or queen beds. The two bedroom Lagoon Suites line a lagoon complete with islands of palm trees. Each suite features a private terrace with outdoor "Infinity-edge" plunge pool and lagoon view.

Two Bedroom Beach Suite - King beds. Each Beach Suite features a bathroom finished with marble, a private terrace with ocean view of Playa La Ropa, an outdoor "Infinity-edge" plunge pool, chaise lounge and a hammock.

Penthouse Suite - One king bed.

Presidential Suite - One king bed. Presidential Suite also has a private "Infinity-edge" plunge pool with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean

Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo offers the following restaurants:

La Villa - La Villa Restaurant in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo features exquisite Pacific-Mexican cuisine made with choice local ingredients and only the freshest seafood. While the wonders of our Mexican fare should not be missed, the restaurant also serves a tempting variety of fine French and international dishes. An adjoining terrace is ideal for romantic dinners under the stars or for casual breakfasts and lunches under colorful beach umbrellas. With its candlelit, yet casual beachfront ambience, quietly attentive service and elegant décor, guests will savor La Villa's overall dining experience as much as the superior food.

La Villa Restaurant is open for dinner: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. We are now having Mercadito night every Friday. No Mariachi. Change Maitre D' hotel by Restaurant Manager. And with a day's notice, any dish our guests desire - to accommodate a special diet or simply a particular craving while dining in Zihuatanejo - can be prepared for their pleasure.

La Marea - La Marea is a culinary treasure, serving superb Mediterranean and Mexican fare for lunch and dinner: Shrimp and grilled fish are perfumed with garlic and fresh herbs; crisp salads come dressed in house-made balsamic vinaigrette; our gazpacho stems from an authentic Andalusian grandmother's recipe; and our bouillabaisse could compete with the best of Marseilles.

The main dining room's open kitchen format allows front-row proximity to the lively culinary action, while the bar's convivial atmosphere and an outdoor deck area provide equally attractive alternatives while dining in Zihuatanejo.

Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo offers the following bar:

Coral Bar - The friendly sanctuary of Coral Bar offers ceviche tasting and serves superior margaritas, menacing martinis and our bartender's own secret concoctions.

When the sun goes down, this lovely bar in Zihuatanejo becomes the perfect place to relax over a game of backgammon, share your impressions with other guests as you enjoy a favorite cocktail before dinner... or savor a nightcap after. Coral Bar is open from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm daily.

Location of Villa del Sol Resort Zihuatanejo

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