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Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa

Mexico - Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo

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1-800-880-2177
3 Nights with Air from $779 All-Inclusive
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Imagine this: you check in on the red carpet at the Sunscape Dorado and are handed a frozen welcome treat. Later, your k ... More

This beach bliss is yours for the taking.

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3.7 out of 5
"What can I say, our family (myself, my husband and our two daughters ages 9 and 11) enjoyed 9 days/8 nights at this wonderful resort. From the moment we arrived, we were treated with many small touches..." – loveixtapa
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3.7 out of 5
"What can I say, our family (myself, my husband and our two daughters ages 9 and 11) enjoyed 9 days/8 nights at this wonderful resort. From the moment we arrived, we were treated with many small touches..." – loveixtapa
20 out of 32 (62%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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August 7, 2018
Not good

The hotel has no air conditioner in the restaurants. It was extremely hot. In the room the air was not working right. Even the refrigerator the water was warm. The staff said is because it was extremely hot week. The beach has black flag.


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From: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

July 13, 2018
Comfortable stay, but expected a bit more

We booked this trip for our honeymoon and had travelled all inclusive prior and loved it, hence choosing Sunscape. Our room was very comfortable and had two large balconies both with amazing ocean views. We booked the ocean deluxe room option. Things we would have changed - the food options - although it’s advertized that the buffet menu changes daily as does some of the restaurants- they don’t. For the most part the buffet mostly had the same food. Food was good but quickly got tired of the same varieties. Restaurant De Mario was our go to as they had excellent food and did offer changes in the menu. We ended up leaving the resort a number of times and eating in the towns. The beach is relaxing if you are looking to soak up the sun rays and catch a good book - but is not suitable for swimming, snorkeling or any type of kayaking. The waves are big and undertow is strong. There are other beaches you can go to in order to do these things - however there is a charge for that. Overall we enjoyed our trip - but had we known some of these things we would likely not have booked this all inclusive resort as we spent quite a bit of time and extra money outside the resort.

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From: Phoenix, Az
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 4, 2018
You get what you pay for!

Where to begin!!This was a very good purchase price va-k so we thought. The hotel is dated, the rooms are average in sz, but beds are HARD! The food at every restaurant we tried in the hotel was bad, meat was dry and looks like they use can soups/sauces, nothing that was fresh, we went out to eat instead. I had an accident at the hotel where I slipped and broke my ankle going in the ladies restroom, the floors were wet and there was no warning signs anywhere! All I got from hotel was an appology! Overall this stay was awful, decided to stay the rest of my trip there since I had to pay another flight ticket to come home and didn't have $for that. Next time I rather pay more but have the assurance that I'm going to be happy with my purchase. BTW I tried contacting my booking agency Cheap Carrabian and I kept getting run around.


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From: Bakersfield, CA
Age: 35-44

March 11, 2018
Very nice place to relax

The resort is very nice, well-kept facilities and friendly staff. Not many dining options, but what they have is good and quite sufficient. There were activities if you chose, but they weren't in your face. We took advantage of one of the excellent special offers from the spa and were well pleased. The Ixtapa beach is amazing and makes a vacation in this part of Mexico most pleasant.


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From: Stevens Point, Wi
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

285 guestrooms and suites, located within an 11-story tower, feature one king or two double beds, a private furnished balcony with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, daily refreshed mini bar, air conditioning, luxurious bath amenities and flat screen TV.

Room Details

Deluxe Partial Ocean View Room
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Deluxe Ocean View Room
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Sun Club Deluxe Ocean View
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Sun Club Family Suite Oceanfront
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Sun Club Honeymoon Suite
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What's to Love

Red carpet check-in at the Sunscape Dorado Pacifico along with refreshing freeze pops to cool you off.

Magic World Aquatic Park where you kids can enjoy waterslides, shallow and wave pools.

Their world-class spa (with stress-smashing treatments) has the only hydrotherapy rooms in Ixtapa.

Swimming with the dolphins (Hi Flipper!), deep-sea fishing, bocce ball and dance classes.

Classes where kids can learn to be a DJ and take photography lessons.

Open air Bali beds and palapas for your beach shade with full food and drink service - unlimited top-shelf drinks.

Epic snorkeling at Playa Las Gatas.

 

What We'd Change

There are dress codes in the specialty restaurants, which means no dining in your swimsuit. But hey, gourmet dining is so worth the effort.

 

Why You Should Go

It's just 20 short miles from the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH).

All Explorer's Club staff are certified for children by the Red Cross - a relief, right?

Two golf courses within minutes of the resort, and tennis courts on site.

Zihuateanejo is 10 minutes away with cute folk art shops, boutique hotels where you can grab a drink, and fresh seafood places to grub. (You get two towns with one resort).

No pesky wristbands.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Beach
  • Business Center ($)
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Concierge Services
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Golf Course ($)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Playground
  • Pool Bar
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Dance Classes
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms (on request)
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 5 Bars/Lounges
  • Shopping
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Snack Bar
  • Theater
  • Elevators
  • Audio-Visual Equipment ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet
  • Flat Screen Television
  • Watersports Center ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Pool Towels (complimentary)
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool
  • Tour and Island Information
  • Introductory Scuba Lesson
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Handicap Rooms (on request)
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • Dive Shop ($)
  • ATM/Banking ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Doctor on call 24 hours
  • Babysitting Services ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Historical Site(s)
  • Marina
  • Scuba Diving
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Quaint and cozy, the towns of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are quickly gaining a reputation among tourists seeking rest and relaxation rather than the hustle and bustle of large resort towns.

Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa

Paseo de Ixtapa S/N Lote 3-A

+52 322 226 8700

Hotel Description

Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa: Where You Can Veg and the Kids Can Play

Imagine this: you check in on the red carpet at the Sunscape Dorado and are handed a frozen welcome treat. Later, your kids revel in a sand castle-making contest while you lie in an open air Bali bed sipping on a delectable frozen beverage beside crystal blue waters. Your stress? History.

This beach bliss is yours for the taking.

At Sunscape Resorts & Spas, you and your family are treated like royalty - but in a fun, relaxed, non-stiff-upper-lip-way. These smartly organized beach home-away-from-homes promise a ginormous amount of family-centric activities, and deliver Unlimited-Fun® - for the kid in everyone. Yep, the chances to laugh and smile at Sunscape Dorado are endless. You'll enjoy buckets of good stuff that includes:

  • Dwelling in comfy, spacious suites with dreamy views of the Pacific from Mexico's Gold Coast.
  • Giving kids a resort passport that kicks off a scavenger hunt that involves getting stickers from various resort locales (read: keeps them occupied so you can chill).
  • Enjoying a variety of scrumptious restaurants with kid-friendly menus - and unlimited drinks for you.
  • Noshing any time your stomach hollers with 24-hour food/drink kiosks - healthy and kid-friendly.
  • Releasing your kiddos to the Explorer's Club (3-12) so they can burn off some energy with castle competitions, arts & crafts, and more.
  • Sending your 13-17 year-olds to the Core Zone so they can constructively channel their teen angst. Enjoying family entertainment that won't make grandma blush.
  • Cutting loose with dozens of land and water activities.
  • And so much more that won't fit into this bulleted list.


DINING

So you like food, do you? This resort's got it all covered: International (two), Mexican, Italian, two grills and even a quaint coffee shop where you can get you afternoon mocha. Best of all, there are kid-friendly and healthy options. Bring your appetite because you'll need it.

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Type: International
Hours: Breakfast- daily, 7am-noon; Lunch- daily, 1pm-5pm; Dinner- daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Buffet restaurant serving a variety of international delicacies.
Dress code: Bermudas, long shorts or capri pants, sneakers or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men.

Tamarindo
Type:
Mexican
Hours: Daily 6:30pm-11pm
Description: A la carte restaurant serving authentic Mexican favorites.
Dress code: Casual elegance. Tennis shoes or sandals, dress shirts with sleeves and long pants are required for men. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops.

Da Mario
Type: Italian
Hours: Description: Enjoy delectable Italian cuisines.
Dress code: Casual elegance. Tennis shoes or sandals, dress shirts with sleeves and long pants are required for men. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops.

Barefoot Grill
Type: Grill
Hours: Daily, noon-6pm
Description: This poolside venue serves up grilled snacks in a casual atmosphere.
Dress Code: Bermudas, long shorts or capri pants, sneakers or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men. Ladies must wear a swimsuit wrap or cover-up.

Bluewater Grill
Type: International cuisine
Hours:Breakfast - daily, 8am-11am; Lunch - daily, 1pm-5:30pm; Dinner - daily, 7pm-11pm
Description: Seaside a la carte restaurant serving a variety of dishes throughout the day.
Dress code: Bermudas, long shorts or capri pants, sneakers or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men. Ladies must wear a swimsuit wrap or cover-up.

Coco Cafe
Type: Coffee and tea cafe
Hours: Daily, 7am-5pm
Description: Cafe serving coffee, teas and pastries made fresh daily.

The Snack Machine
Type: Snacks
Hours: Daily, lunch: Noon-6pm and dinner: 7pm-10pm
Description: Serving a fun variety of snack options, from hamburgers to nachos, and everything in between.

Kids Korner
Type: Drinks
Hours: Daily, Noon-6pm
Description: Drink station where kids can create their own colorful drinks.

All hours subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Where to start? There are several fun spots you can check out: one cool lobby bar, a pool and beach bar, a swim-up bar (woo hoo!), plus a music lounge for a little more festivity. Soft drinks and natural fruit juices are free-flowing for the little ones. Lots of choices = lots of Happy.

Rendezvous
Lobby bar. Daily, 5pm-11pm.

Barracuda
Pool and beach bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Manatee
Swim-up bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Eclipse
Music lounge. Daily, 10pm-1am.



BEACHES AND POOLS

You can relax at one private, pristine beach kissed by turquoise water. There are two swimming pools with two water slides (likely Kid Central), and a Jacuzzi for your beach pleasure. There is also Sunny's Place Splash Park, open from 8am-8pm, daily, that features several water slides, sprinklers, splash buckets, and more. This, friends, is living.



SPORTS/ACTIVITITES

Water

  • Water slides

For an additional charge:

  • Sport fishing
  • Motorized watersports
  • Scuba diving

Land

  • Tennis (lit for night play)
  • Ping Pong
  • Beach volleyball
  • Fooseball
  • Euro bungee
  • Rock climbing wall
  • Horse shoes
  • Bocce ball
  • Bean bag toss
  • Shuffleboard
  • Board games
  • Fitness center

Golf
Golf is available near Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa.



INTERNET

Sunscape Dorado offers complimentary wireless internet access available in lobby (additional costs apply for use in other areas of the resort.)

SPA SERVICES

Sunscape Spa by Pevonia is the resort's brand-new, first-class spa (fees apply). Daily, 9am-7pm.
  • Massage and facial center with hydrotherapy rooms
  • Soothing signature treatments
  • Couple's treatment rooms
  • Oceanfront massage options
  • Waxing
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Beauty salon


WEDDING/HONEYMOON

Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa offers wedding and honeymoon packages and an on-site wedding coordinator to organize all the details (fees apply). Please contact the resort directly.

CHILD CARE

The Explorer's Club for kids is a fully supervised program for children ages 3-12, with different programs based on science, nature and exploration. Daily, 10am-10pm.

  • Theater for performing children's own plays
  • Arts and crafts
  • Playground
  • Water fountain
  • Movie nights
  • Sandcastle competitions
  • One night a week kids have the opportunity to sleep in tents at the club or on the beach (with parents' approval, of course)!

The Core Zone caters to tweens and teens ages 13-17. Daily, noon-8pm

  • Sports and games for teenagers
  • Backgammon
  • Chess and checkers
  • Foosball
  • Xbox, Playstation, LCD TV
  • Social media events, photography lessons, DJ classes, meet-up mixers

All Explorer's Club staff are certified in CPR for children by the Red Cross.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa is located 20 min from Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport.

Check-In/Check-Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports and loud music.

Awards
2014 AAA Three Diamond Award
Rainforest Alliance Verified



Deal of the Day Terms and Conditions
By booking the Deal of the Day room you are getting an even bigger discount on your vacation! Please note that by booking this room category we are unable to cancel or modify your hotel stay. Any changes or cancellations to the Deal of the Day room category will be assessed a 100% fee. No refund or credit will be issued for the hotel portion of your reservation.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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