With its private beach, bright open-air lobby, marble floors, wood fittings, garden areas of tropical plants, and classic Mexican architecture throughout, Emporio Ixtapa is an engaging contemporary retreat that feels almost otherworldly. Whether you are vacationing as a couple, coming as a family, or visiting on business, Emporio Ixtapa has whatever kind of stay you are after in one of its 219 cozy guestrooms. Delight in fresh seafood at Sunset Restaurant, indulge in beauty and body treatments at Oriental Spa, or venture out into Ixtapa for boutique shopping and off-site adventures.
- Ride the Ciclopista Bike Path, a natural space created specially for cyclists
- Explore the lively restaurants and boutique shops of Zihuatanejo
- Dine on a variety of cuisines from Mexican to Italian, often with a view of the ocean
- Relax in the beautiful Oriental Spa with an aromatherapy massage or an anti-stress facial
- Sink into a poolside sun lounger and spoil yourself with an ample menu of appetizers and cocktails
Whether you want to relax on a private beach, laze by an outdoor pool, reward yourself with a bit of retail therapy, or go dolphin watching, Emporio Ixtapa creates a truly memorable stay. Plus, given its ideal location at the center of Palmar Bay, you are just 10 minutes from the charming town of Zihuatanejo.
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Spread across 11 floors, Emporio Ixtapa sports 219 welcoming guestrooms with eight styles to choose between, from a spacious suite to the ultimate luxury of the Presidential Room. Some guestrooms feature separate dining areas and corner rooms often have double-aspect windows. Whatever room you decide on, you have a view of either the South Pacific or the Madre Mountains.
Welcomed by a vast domed ceiling and beautiful marble, Emporio Ixtapa knows how to impress. Indulge in the details of your suite, from its large TV, iPod docking stations, and board games, to its offerings of dry cleaning service, medical service, and nanny service.
Whether you want a daytime snack by the pool, something more substantial for lunch, or an evening meal with a view of Vista Hermosa Beach, Emporio Ixtapa serves it all. At Condimento Restaurant, classic Mexican dishes celebrate the best of the local cuisine, while Arrecife Restaurant serves up freshly made pastas and pizzas. Next to the beach, Sunset Restaurant cooks fish and meat to your liking, always presented with a glorious coastal view.
Arca Lobby Bar – A chilled drink at the end of a perfect day is one of life’s great pleasures. So head to Arca Lobby Bar to settle beneath a uniquely domed ceiling and decide on an expertly crafted cocktail from the bar’s lengthy list. Then sit back and relax to a soundtrack of carefully curated music or have a sing-a-long at the twice-weekly karaoke sessions.
Arrecife Restaurant – In the welcoming cool of a breezy Mexican evening, this slightly more formal restaurant serves up classic pastas, risottos, and pizzas. Dinner here is perfect, whether inside the restaurant or out on the terrace under the stars.
Condimento Restaurant – Begin your day with breakfast at Condimento Restaurant by choosing something light and fresh or asking the chef to rustle up a heartily cooked dish just as you like it. If there for lunch, go with classic favorites such as fried plantains, rice and beans, and chilaquiles, along with à la carte international cuisine as well. Three times a week, you can head to the garden for the fun themed nights.
Snack & Pool Bar – When you decide it’s time for a break from lazing by the pool, swim up to the bar or take a seat underneath the palms and order appetizers and a round of cold drinks.
Sunset Restaurant – Try the Surf and Turf buffet or choose your favorite fish, meat, or shellfish and have it expertly grilled before being served with a fresh salad. Just be sure to take a moment to watch the sun go down over the horizon, before indulging in a rich dessert.
Treat yourself to a revitalizing wellness package at Oriental Spa to be at your most relaxed as you head out for live music and nightlife fun. If you find yourself looking for more action and adventure during your stay, there are so many water sports available on site or nearby, such as sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, water skiing, and windsurfing.
Take a ride along Ciclopista, a family-friendly bike path that passes through animals’ natural habitat at a relaxed pace. If you are a golfer, make the most of Emporio Ixtapa’s special guest rate at Club de Golf Marina.
With a central location at Palmar Bay, Emporio Ixtapa puts beach life at your doorstep. Just 10 minutes away, you can explore the charming town of Zihuatanejo – or Zihua, as the locals call it. Meander along the cobbled streets of the former fishing village, stroll the waterfront walkway — known as the Paseo del Pescador (Fisherman’s Path), beautifully lined with palm trees and restaurants — or browse the 250 boutiques of the Mercado de Artesanías (crafts market).
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport is 3 mi / 5 km from the hotel.