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A secluded, exclusive Boutique Hotel from the Capella Resort Trademark with 59 ocean view suites, located in Ixtapa, Guerrero.

Set atop a rock cliff, overlooking the azure blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, lays a secluded, exclusive Mexico luxury resort like no other, the Capella Ixtapa.

Refresh, renew, leave it all behind and begin again. In a premiere destination on a beach far less traveled. It's the perfect Mexican romantic getaway for a select few that get the chance.

From the moment you arrive, you're immersed in the experience that Ixtapa has to offer. An open-air reception area welcomes you to a luxury beach resort in Mexico, where warm breezes from the Pacific soothe you immediately, transitioning you to the extraordinary adventure of vacationing at the Capella Ixtapa.

On your way to your sophisticated, yet relaxed suite, you will notice the wonderful intermingling of modern and traditional Mexican touches at the Capella Ixtapa. The texture of handmade clay and stone meets sleek marble and polished hardwoods. This method of construction, honoring the vast heritage of the locale, while making a cosmopolitan statement of our very own, has become a Capella Resort trademark.

There are only 59 suites at the Capella Ixtapa, each facing the ocean as the Ixtapa resort cascades down towards the Pacific. Terraces open up to the beauty of the Pacific: where powder-white sand is caressed by the crashing waves. It's a private world of splendor paired with luxury, where crowds are left miles away. It's a place to let your hair down, to turn off your phone and turn on yourself. It's an Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo beach resort where getting away from it all reveals a bounty of beauty unsurpassed.

The Ixtapa beach resort is a master-planned, oceanfront paradise, designed to protect the natural beauty of the environment while exposing guests to its splendor on their romantic Mexico vacation.

Nearby to Capella Ixtapa is the Mexican town of Zihuatanejo. Unlike so much of Latin America, Zihuatanejo retains much of the culture of Mexico, as well as the practices and traditions dating back to the Aztec age.

While Capella Ixtapa is easily reached via international airport travel, and features high-speed, state-of-the-art connections to the information society, when guests come here, we encourage them to leave it all behind, and soak in the wonder of Ixtapa.

Couples and honeymooners will discover a paradise built specifically for their needs, wants and desires. At the hotel they have taken the stunning natural landscape and created vistas of the ocean and mountainside. Each area of this luxury vacation resort is intimate, approachable and inspiring.

Guests, particularly couples, who crave complete privacy and seclusion will find it at Capella Ixtapa, where a dedicated entrance will lead past two of Ixtapa's most sought-after residential areas to the resort's hideaway setting, surrounded by the tropical forests of the Sierra Madre Mountains to the north and east as well as the vast waters of the Pacific to the south and west. Yet should their desires change, guests will find a wealth of world-class recreational opportunities close at hand, from championship golf to a world-class marina as well as colorful village shops and restaurants.

Explore this Mexican getaway at your leisure!

The 59 luxury accommodations at Capella Ixtapa open the guests up to a world of luxury and refinement, unmatched in other Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo resorts. Every suite features a master bedroom, living area and a terrace with plenty of space to take in the sights of coastal living. . All rooms in this luxury Ixtapa beach hotel feature king size beds and rainforest shower. Secluded into a corner of the terrace are plunge pools, ideal for romance or refreshment.

Inside your suite, relaxation is made easy, with a LCD television avec satellite, and wireless LAN. The world outside can be easily accessed from your bedside touch panel control for lighting and air conditioning. Plus, guests have their own refreshment center: complimentary mineral waters and soft drinks allow you to re-hydrate and renew.

All of the accommodations at Capella Ixtapa face the Pacific, giving every guest at this luxury Mexico resort a spectacular view of the Pacific. From fine linen on your bed to the sun and the stars overhead, nothing has been overlooked when you stay at Capella Ixtapa.

Check-in time is: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time is: 11:00 a.m.

Ocean View Rooms: Each of the Ocean View Rooms brings the relaxing energy of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo to every couple or honeymooner. With the ocean right outside your terrace, every guest has the opportunity to witness spectacular vistas right from their own room on their Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo vacation.

Ocean View Deluxe Rooms: Each of the Ocean View Deluxe Rooms provides the perfect oasis for rest and relaxation. Couples and honeymooners alike will enjoy this slice of luxury in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. The cliff-side location on the ocean offers breathtaking views - the perfect backdrop to your romantic Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo vacation.

Penthouse Suites: They are like a vacation home, like nothing you have ever seen or experienced. The Penthouse Suites at Capella Ixtapa place private romance and indulgent luxury at the forefront of your romantic getaway vacation in Mexico. Escape into a sanctuary with space to spare. It's far beyond the mere “luxury suite.” Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean from your suite mesmerize you. Your private outdoor living room and bedroom both let in the light reflecting off the ocean. A plunge pool beckons, day or night.

Room Amenities:

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Balcony
  • Bottled water and soft drinks in the refreshment center (complimentary)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control - Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Desk
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Premium bedding - Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Private bathroom with shower only and hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Unique in-room welcome amenity
  • Wireless Internet access - complimentary

Dine at the carefree poolside restaurant, or experience the modern interpretation of Mexican cuisine. Have breakfast from your private terrace, or sample the finest tequilas around at our indoor-outdoor bar. Capella Ixtapa features casual and fine-dining options with three on-site restaurants.

A Mares, Capella Ixtapa's fine dining room: Located in the heart of the resort, will feature the best of modern Mexican cuisine from a variety of regions in Mexico. Opens nightly for dinner and is the only air conditioned restaurant in the region.

The Al Fresco Las Rocas Restaurant: The casual Las Rocas serves dinner. Las Rocas Seafood Market, a dramatic, alfresco cliff-side grill suspended over the shoreline is sure to be a favorite dinner spot among Capella Ixtapa's guests. This rustic seafood restaurant creates a true sense of place and cultural ambiance with local artisan pottery, floor candles and a fire pit. The grill serves the bounty from the surrounding waters, cooked on the spot, with local fisherman's catch of the day handwritten on a chalkboard. Guests have truly customized dishes, deciding on the cooking method and sauce used to grill their preferred fish.

The Pool Caf: Here they serve light casual fare for breakfast, lunch and international and Mexican specialties throughout the day. The Caf features Pacific Rim favorites and light snacks right at the main pool.

The Terrace Bar: Tapas and botanas (snacks) are served at the resort's Terrace Bar, tiered in three levels and offering breathtaking sunset views over the Pacific Ocean. The Terrace Bar offers live music, a variety of small plates, a Pacific Kitchen featuring the culinary art of ceviche, sushi and sashimi, a full service bar and one of the largest selections of single barrel and Aejo (aged) tequilas.

Tequila Room: In a special area of the Terrace Bar is the Tequila Room, a unique, indoor and outdoor exploration of the region's best tequilas. Visitors can sample selections while pairing tequila with regional favorites.

Guests may also choose to dine in the privacy of their own private terrace through the resort's 24-hour room service, or arrange for a special romantic dinner experience at a unique location on the hotel's grounds. The signature restaurant at Capella Ixtapa also prepares fine cuisine for the rooms, as well. Guests can unwind with their preferred beverage of choice paired with the finest Mexican cuisine found in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.

To preserve Capella Ixtapa's tranquil nature, guests may leave their automobiles with the resort valet for the duration of their stay. Pedestrian walkways and hillside inclinators will take guests to their destinations within the resort grounds, while transportation services will be available for travel to and from points beyond. Bicycles provided by the resort will offer a leisurely option for exploratory rides around the village. An elaborate back-of-the-house tunnel system, already carved into the surrounding mountain, will allow service-related traffic to occur "behind the scenes."

During your stay, you can also enjoy these services:

  • Access to the Spa & fitness center
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting or child care
  • Beauty Salon
  • Botones
  • Business center
  • Concierge desk
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning services
  • Elevators
  • Enhanced poolside service and amenities
  • Fresh water outdoor pool
  • Gift shops and newsstand
  • Live entertainment in the bar Wednesday - Sunday
  • Meeting rooms (small groups)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking (valet)
  • Private beach, open exclusively to guests of Capella Ixtapa
  • Safety box at the reception
  • Salt-water outdoor pool
  • Services of transportation and airport transfers
  • Tours/ticket assistance

With all of the benefits of a planned resort, Ixtapa offers a wealth of activities and adventures. Explore the ocean. Take in a game of golf. Arrange a private dinner or explore sailing in Ixtapa in style. From dining and shopping, to easy exploration of the natural environment, Capella Ixtapa puts you at the center of a private, inviting world. Just contact the personal assistant to discover it all on your Ixtapa vacation.

Cruises & Sailing: Since the resort is located along the Pacific Coast, the Capella Ixtapa personal assistants can organize an unforgettable romantic cruise along the ocean or a sailing adventure that will make your ideal Ixtapa sailing vacation a reality. You can charter a boat to go scuba and snorkel, bearing witness to a watery wonderland of reefs. Or you can arrange an evening under the stars on an Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo cruise that uses the land as a backdrop to intrigue and romance.

Deep Sea Fishing: Go past the barrier reef and deep into the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Here, the guests can charter a journey for that evening's catch. Mexico deep sea fishing excursions take the accomplished sportsman into an environment that is as much paradise as it is invigorating.

Excursions: Go for horseback riding session and tours of tropical mango, coconut and papaya plantations.

Fitness & Wellness: For the guests who want to keep up their exercise regiment while on vacation, Capella Ixtapa offers lost of treatments, classes, and even a room where guests can be personally trained at their spa resort getaway in Mexico. The Ocean View yoga deck is the perfect backdrop to begin your day. Of course, the gym features state-of-the-art equipment and it is open to all of the guests to use at their leisure. Best of all, spectacular views of the Ocean make your workout anything but routine. The fitness center has a sauna and a steam room

Golf: Golf in Mexico allows guests to play on courses that are well above par, carved into some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Your personal assistant will work with you to create a challenging and rewarding outing on your Ixtapa golf vacation.

Mountain & Outdoor Activities: There's a wealth of outdoor activities to enjoy near this Ixtapa resort. Gorgeous, scenic paths slice through the mountains, leading to an apex that takes in the surrounding region. Right next to Capella Ixtapa is a vast natural preservation area, teeming with wildlife, flora and fauna. In addition, there are private excursions into the nearby rivers, mountains and forests available to the guests looking for Mexico adventure vacations.

Spa: The luxury spa at the Capella Ixtapa takes full advantage of Ixtapa's legendary powers of rejuvenation. Outdoor treatment areas make use of locally inspired therapies, all steps away from the beauty of the Pacific Ocean. Indulge in a luxurious spa treatment. Featuring signature treatments that draw inspiration from local customs and indigenous flora, the 6,000-square-foot the Spa at Capella Ixtapa is the region's only full-service spa, wellness and fitness facility and features six indoor treatment rooms and an outdoor massage area overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Swimming: From the plunge pools, to the azure water of the Pacific Ocean itself, Capella Ixtapa provides the guests with plenty of ways to cool off on their Ixtapa swimming vacation. Swim right up to the edge in the infinity pools, or soak in the healing powers of the sea in the salt water pool. The main pool is sized perfectly for those looking to keep up their fitness regime with laps. And the beach cove is steps away from every room, beckoning your exploration.

Water Experiences: Being right on the Pacific Ocean affords guests at Capella Ixtapa the unprecedented opportunity to explore the marine world as never before. Rent a kayak or discover hidden, private coves to make your own. Put on your scuba mask and venture underneath the water for an unforgettable diving excursion as part of your Ixtapa vacation. Coral reefs, exotic fish and colorful sea life abound. You will see why Mexico scuba diving is second to none.

And, of course, one of the best ways to spend the day at Capella Ixtapa is by simply doing nothing at all. Enjoy the silence.

Private, small, intimate parties are a specialty at the event venue in the Hotel. An intimate executive retreat with no interruptions or distractions, a small family reunion, or a friendly gathering. Bringing your event to the oceanfront at Capella Ixtapa ensures that it will be unforgettable. The staff will work with you to create an idealized experience for every guest, from room selection to golf and spa activities.

For an intimate Ixtapa event venue, where the crashing and soothing sounds of the waves act as your soundtrack, there's no better location than Capella Ixtapa. The restaurants are on-hand to cater and create the ideal menu, while the surf and the sand paint the perfect backdrop. From small meetings to romantic Ixtapa weddings, the trained and dedicated staff of service experts at Capella Ixtapa is on-hand to plan every aspect of your nuptials and to create a celebration you will never forget.

Special occasions:
At Capella Ixtapa, celebrating a special occasion becomes a truly unique experience. Whether you are at the hotel to enjoy a romantic holiday with a loved one, a honeymoon with your new spouse, or a special anniversary, the hotel offer couples a myriad of possibilities from rest and relaxation to active participation. The choice is yours! Set the pace on your very special stay and allow the personnel at the hotel to cater to your needs. The staff is on hand to arrange intimate dinners, sunset cruises, couple's spa treatments, and a whole host of other activities.

An idyllic collection of small bays and beaches, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 140 miles northwest of Acapulco, and is served by Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo's international airport. The region is blessed by an average of 300 days of sunshine and temperatures in the 80s (26 C) and 90s (32 C) as well as nine local beaches - each distinctive in its attributes - give way to waters famed for their world-class scuba diving and sports fishing opportunities.

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