Perched on a hillside in Ixtapa's jungled outskirts, the 5-star Las Brisas Ixtapa's cascading, terracotta-hued façade overlooks a golden-sand crescent bay. But you don't have to be beachside for dramatic views of the Pacific — each guest room at Las Brisas offers its own oversized private terrace with hammocks and sun loungers, perfect for hours of uninterrupted ocean-view bliss.
And with nightly rates as low as $80 during the fall months, this little slice of private paradise is not reserved for well-heeled travelers only.
Featuring pillowtop beds and more than 500 square feet of space, deluxe grand rooms and Brisas Beach Club rooms offer sitting areas, contemporary bathrooms, TVs and coffeemakers. One-bedroom junior suites boast terraces with whirlpools, and one-bedroom Fiesta suites come with their own private bay-view pools. Two-bedroom and three-bedroom suites add even more upscale amenities — marble floors, flat-screen TVs and minibars are just the start.
Head to the ocean-view patio of Bellavista Restaurant for breakfast or dinner, or reserve a spot at Portofino Restaurante, where Italian and Mediterranean dishes make up the menu. Mexican cuisine is front and center at both Solarium Restaurant and El Mexicano. Dig into casual fare at two beachside eateries, or stop by the poolside bar for a beer or cocktail.
Spend afternoons indulging in cooling dips in one of four swimming pools, especially refreshing after intense sessions at the resort's tennis courts. Paths around the property serve as an introduction to the surrounding flora and fauna. Guided walks and bird-watching programs offer an in-depth look for nature-lovers. The hotel even hosts sea turtle release parties, where guests can watch newly hatched baby sea turtles make their way to the ocean.
Two expertly designed golf courses — Campo de Golf Palma Real and Marina Ixtapa Nautica — are located less than five minutes from the hotel. A kids club offers supervised activities, sports and games to children between the ages of 4 and 12.
And a palapa-lined beach awaits sun-seekers intent on soaking up the rays and immersing themselves in cool Pacific waters.
Book now to take advantage of low fall rates at Las Brisas Ixtapa. Rates starting at $80 per night for deluxe rooms are available through December. Upgrade to an adults-only Brisas Beach Club room for daily continental breakfast and an evening cocktail hour in the Brisas Lounge.