Ixtapa Resorts

Ixtapa Resorts
Ixtapa is a resort on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Sandy beaches meet green, rolling hills along its 16 miles of coastline. Surf at the breaks of Playa la Madera and Las Gatas. Unwind with yoga on the beach at La Ropa. World-class diving and snorkeling lie beneath the water in Ixtapa's many coves. Let a resort take care of the sleeping and eating so you can focus on playing.

Capella Ixtapa Resort and Spa

This Ixtapa resort blends modern and traditional Mexican influences. The resort has 59 suites, each with an ocean view. Three restaurants provide casual fare and fine dining options. The full-service spa offers outdoor massages. The resort will arrange guided tours of the nature preserve located next to the property. Spend an afternoon on a bike tour that will take you through the hills and down to snorkel at a secluded beach. Kayaks, snorkel and scuba gear can be rented.

Capella Ixtapa Resort and Spa
Paseo Playa Linda
Guerro, Ixtapa Mexico 40880
011 (+52) 755 555 1100
capellaixtapa.com

Melia Azul Beach Resort

This all-inclusive Ixtapa resort caters to the whole family. Children can play in the on-site water park with water slides and fountains. Eco-tours can be arranged to the surrounding areas. The resort also offers bike tours, surf lessons, snorkeling and scuba. The resort has seven restaurants and five bars throughout the property that serve international and traditional foods. The Oyster Bay Restaurant sits on stilts right over the sea. Each room has Internet capabilities and satellite TV.

Melia Azul Beach Resort
Boulevard Paseo Punta
Ixtapa, Mexico 40880
011 (+52) 755 555 0000
solmelia.com

Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort

Barcelo Beach Resort is at El Palmar Beach. This all-inclusive Ixtapa resort offers a variety of room selections. Choose between private villas, two- to three-bedroom suites and standard rooms. Play a round of golf at the resort's private, 18-hole championship course. Visit the dive shop for gear, dive certification or group tours. Snorkeling and deep sea fishing excursions can be planned through the activities desk. Surf and boogie boards are available for rent. Replenish your body at one of the four restaurants and two bars on-site. Take a break from the salt and sand and get poolside service at one of Barcelo's three pools.

Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort
Boulevard Ixtapa
Guerro, Ixtapa Mexico 40880
011 (+52) 755 555 2000

Article Written By Anne Marie Bailey

Based in Southern California, Anne Marie Bailey has been a freelance writer since 2008. She has been published in "EAT Magazine" and is a regular contributor to Trails.com and eHow. Bailey holds a Bachelor of Arts in cultural anthropology from the University of Colorado.

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