Las Brisas Ixtapa

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The views from the all-inclusive Las Brisas Ixtapa are stunning! The sparkling blue Pacific Ocean provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic stroll on the beach or a relaxing dinner on the terrace.

Dining choices include Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, and seafood. For a romantic dinner and scrumptuous International cuisine, stop by La Brisa II Restaurant. This gem is only open December thru April and is located near the beach. The views are spectacular!

All rooms are beautifully decorated and have a private terrace and sea view. Really want to feel like a VIP? Upgrade to the Brisas Beach Club and you will get access to the private lounge.

There is a plethora of activities to keep you occupied while visiting. Make new friends at the four outdoor pools or the four tennis courts. You can even take part in a turtle release! Stroll along the winding trails and explore the beautiful nature surrounding the resort. Kids ages 4-12 will enjoy Club Angelitos. The friendly staff organizes activities, crafts and games just for them. Or, do nothing! Just relax on the beach and soak in the the breeze off the ocean.
The property is situated on a hillside surrounded by lush vegetation, overlooking its own secluded beach. The resort is just minutes from the town of Ixtapa, and 25 minutes away from the airport. Just 5 minutes away from two magnificent golf courses.

Local Phone: 011-52-755-553-2
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-537-8483
Fax: 011-52-755-31038
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (5 minutes)
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
There are four outdoor pools interconnected by waterfalls.
The Palma Real Golf Club, 5 minutes.
The Palma Real is an 18 hole, Par 72 course with 6,898 yards designed by Robert TrentJones, Jr. This course runs its way through a coconut plantation with spectacular views of the ocean from many of its holes.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 4
Outdoor Courts: 4
Lighted Courts: 4
Court Fee: $10
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
The inspiring architecture of the Las Brisas Ixtapa resembles an ancient Aztec pyramid covered by lush tropical vegetati on. The hotel overlooks its own private beach, and all rooms have an ocean front view, private terrace and hammock. Property features include 6 restaurants, 3 bars, 4 outdoor pools interconnected by waterfalls, 4 lighted tennis courts, nightly entertainment, a shopping arcade, nearby golf course and Las Brisas Spa. Beach: The property borders a small bay with small waves set along a beautiful stretch of private beach 1,000 yards long. Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 1:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 416
Year Opened: 1981 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
No Spring Breakers.
Rooms have pillow top beds (1 king or 2 doubles), private sitting area, contemporary bathrooms, mini bars, TV, safety deposit box, oversized terraces (with hammocks & lounges) offering spectacular views of the bay. Located on floors 10-12. Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
TV Movies
Rooms offer same features as Deluxe Ocean View Grand with upgraded Club amenities including daily continental breakfast, special amenities, and 1 hour of cocktails and hors d'oeuvres daily (in a private lounge area). Located on floors 20-21. Inclusive Pln
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
TV Movies
One bedroom suite with king bed, living room with sofa, full bathroom, hairdryer, coffeemaker, flat screen TV, minibar, telephone, A/C, safety deposit box, dining area, private terrace (with hammock & Jacuzzi). Located on the 22nd floor. Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
TV Movies
Las Brisas Ixtapa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Las Brisas Ixtapa:
Portofino - A casual Italian restaurant open for dinner only, air-conditioned (no shorts or t-shirts). Opens at 6:00pm to 12:00am for dinner. Adults only.
El Mexicano - A casual Mexican restaurant open for dinner only, air-conditioned (no shorts or t-shirts). Opens at 6pm to 12 midnight for dinner
Solarium - A casual pool side seafood restaurant with an open terrace. Opens from 12 noon to 6pm
Bellavista - A casual ocean view restaurant with an open terrace serving international cuisine. Opens from 7am to 12 noon and opens again at 6pm to 12 midnight. Breakfast buffet.
La Brisa II - Superb cuisine. Spectacular view of the ocean. Opens at 6:00pm to 12:00am November through April. Adults only.
La Brisa I - A casual beachfront snack bar. Open from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Tennis is offered. A new Bicycle Tour is also available, the duration is approximately an hour. The bicycle tour is offered a couple of days a week (in the morning), a reservation with the concierge is required. Please ask for details if interested.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Ixtapa nightlife is just minutes away.
Little Angels Kids Club
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 2755reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
lower quality and service with all inclusive change
Feb 08 2018
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Overrated hotel
Jan 23 2018
many many things that make this a very poor choice of a vacation hotel!!
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Las Brisas Ixtapa
Jan 18 2018
Las Brisas is considered a 6 Apple property by Apple Vacations, unfortunately that rating did not meet our expectations of a 6 Apple compared to other Apple resorts that we have stayed in in various locations in Mexico. I think that Apple will/should revisit that rating so that their consumers have a better understanding of what type of property they are booking. That being said, the property is in general a 4 Apple. It is in a very scenic location, with spectacular views of the inlet bay. It has a private beach with soft sand and plenty of space to take a reasonable walk along the shore. There are plenty of beach chairs and the area is well kept. There is an area to enjoy food and beverages as well as servers to bring items to your chairs. The rooms are clean but average (Ocean view junior suite) in amenities, size. They could use updating. The food in the main buffet area is average with little variation. The service is very good and they all are extremely gracious, friendly. The fitness center is less than desirable with some of the equipment not in working order. It also has very limited cardio machines so when the resort is busy it can be challenging to get in to use a treadmill or bike (only one bike). There are no free weights; just a limited number of machines. It is somewhat air conditioned. The road to get into downtown Ixtapa or Zhiu is proximal to the resort. Ixtapa is walkable from the resort and Zhui is about a 10 minute bus ride for 12 pesos. Great option to have... Overall, we had a great vacation and we would consider using the property again; however, Apple should genuinely review its rating of the property. We were disappointed as our expectations were beyond what we experienced.
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9 years ago
Feb 25 2017
We were there 9 years ago and it was as good or better than than then.
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Our HAPPY Place
Feb 18 2017
Ixtapa Mexico and Las Brisas is a place we have traveled to more than 15 times. It is the perfect vacation for those who want quiet, relaxation, great staff who always make you feel welcome, and an amazing sunset every evening!
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Once proud beauty aging rapidly
Jun 14 2016
Considering there hasn't been a new hotel on the beach in Ixtapa for more than 30 years, Las Brisas remains a solid choice. But it's getting more shabby each year. Again, still among the best available at the lovely resort town, but not near to what it once was. Even the beach is eroding. Cliental is becoming much more family oriented. The atmosphere less upscale. But the views remain gorgeous, the rooms are fine and the price can't be beat, particularly with the peso so soft against the dollar.
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Mar 22 2016
Our 7 day stay at Las Brisas in Ixtapa was wonderful, as usual. The layout of the rooms provides ocean breezes and waves crashing on the shore daily. We are always happy with the hotel and restaurant staff, the restaurant food, and the miscellaneous store. The pools are clean and inviting. We like walking into Ixtapa and don't mind that Las Brisas is built on a hill. You can, however, take a cab easily from the hotel or ride the local buses to and from Zihuatanejo. We will return again next year which will be our tenth visit. The fitness center is a nice addition too!
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This was our 6th time.
Mar 10 2016
This was the 6th time staying here and everything was wonderful. I would return many more times.
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Las Brisas Paradise
Mar 06 2016
I was surprised to learn this hotel is a classic old hotel, because it is very modern and contemporary, with every amenity one can imagine. The staff, in every area, were very personable and helpful, going out of their way to be sure we were comfortable and showered with kindness. The food and drinks were amazing, both in the buffet and snack bar, (very friendly waiters we came to know), and we enjoyed an evening in the Mexicano Restaurant. Our evening in Las Brisas II was interrupted by the need for a doctor to be called to our room, but the dinners we'd ordered were brought to our room. The staff there were so helpful with this emergency, and even called afterward to check on our status with the doctor. Our room was always clean and decorated with petals and flowers! We took advantage of the pool (gorgeous!) and the massage spa. The spa might be an area that could be improved upon and spruced up and advertised more. The massages were adequate and professional. The staff in the shops were very helpful, as were the taxi staff. All in all it was a fabulous experience, with incomparable views and located right between Ixtapa and Zihautanejo. I would definitely return to Las Brisas.
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Great hotel
Feb 11 2016
We have stayed at Las Brisas for at least 8 years. It is a lovely hotel with great facilities including the private beach. However, we believe that there are several maintenance issues that need to be resolved if the hotel is to continue to enjoy a fine rating.
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Las Brisas is lux
Mar 18 2014
We stayed at Las Brisas for one night because the hotel we wanted was full that night. It is a luxury hotel with spectacular architecture and a private beach. The landscaping is beautiful and beautifully kept. The room was excellent with a spacious deck that looked SW to the ocean. Food prices were high but the food was good, especially in the seafood restaurant. It's not an intimate, informal place.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Valentine's Las Brisas
Wayne G, Gig Harbor
Mon Mar 19 14:47:24 EDT 2018
My wife and I have gone to Las Brisas Ixtapa for almost 20 years. This hotel has a beautiful setting and wonderful people that provide great service. We meet with the same crew every year that go way beyond the normal to make your trip extra special. We stay on the Club level that provides the extras of breakfast and happy hour at the end of the day. This also brings many of the guests back that we have made such wonderful personal friends. We love to spend the days on the beautiful private beach. Lots of palapas to get some shade. Beach Bar is great for food and drinks with great service. On the beach, the service crew is outstanding and is led by Sergio with many hard working people to include many such as Klein and Margarito. If you want help on where to go on/off campus, the Concierge Maritza is the Very Best. We very much support this wonderful Hotel and People.

If you don’t want to climb stairs don’t come here.
Lesley O, Kelowna, Canada
Sun Mar 18 16:47:39 EDT 2018
Staff where excellent. Room was great. Views are fantastic. Food was good. I had read reviews before about a few stairs. It is more than a few stairs. Elevator to lobby then climb four stairs to get up to the level to go for a meal. Then down thirty stairs to get to restaurants. After you finish then up thirty stairs and then down four more to get you back to the lobby. No good for anyone with hip or knee issues.

Frequent vacation visits to Las Brisas Ixtapa
Jerry L, Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Sun Mar 18 11:46:10 EDT 2018
Overall, we still love the rooms at Las Brisas open to the ocean and the sounds of waves. We have stayed here 11 times over the past 15 years, and we will return. Over the years, however, it has declined cosmetically in the tile swimming pools and the number of sun umbrellas. Also, the patio hammocks have been removed from the rooms--one our our favorite features. The fitness room could use some updated equipment. That being said, if you are looking for a peaceful R&R, with pleasant and helpful staff, the pros far outweigh the cons.

Perfect for sunshine and relaxation!
Saskatchewan4, Saskatoon
Fri Mar 16 10:35:04 EDT 2018
Don't come here if you want party time and music. This is my new favorite spot for getting rest, sun, and even a bit of exercise. This is not your typical all inclusive resort. There is no booming music and entertainment team. I love that about this place. The lobby bar is a great atmosphere for meeting others and visiting over drinks. Great service from all the staff! If we felt we were missing something, we just asked and always got a positive response.(example hammock was missing but put up after we asked). The bar at the beach (Brisas 1 opens at 11am) and lunch is served at noon. They make great french fries, fish fingers and nachos.We heard great burgers too. Awesome service. You will be given a pail of ice to keep your beverages cold. Beer in the bottle too! Overall the food was really very good. The first night we arrived we were quite worried as the buffet was not great and we would have to make a plan be for supper such as hit Ixtapa. But from the next day forward everything has been awesome and felt no need to go into town. The a la cartes we tried were Portofino and Brisas 2. Both were good but Portofino was my favorite. The beach has some serious undertow. I did not try it but there was a local guide taking a family out to snorkel right off our beach. The family reported pretty good snorkelling. Saw starfish, a ray, and lots little colorful fish. If you have binoculars maybe bring them. We experienced 2 whale sightings from the hotel. The views are outstanding from morning to sunset. Our room smelled musty when arrived. But I think it is from the air conditioners. We turned it down and kept air moving with the ceiling fan and made sure the shutters were closed for the afternoon sun. The room remained very comfortable. The coffee machines use a small pod I have not seen before. Fyi so you don't bring coffee grounds like I did. The breakfast buffet opens at 7am so always got coffee if I ran out of pods. I hear this resort is full during the local holidays. Keep that in mind if you want to avoid line ups and are seeking peace and quiet. I cannot wait to come back and explore more. I came with a friend (2 women) and we both felt safe and comfortable to treck out even solo. Cab from Ixtapa back to the Las Brisas was 60 pesos. It is about a 10 minute walk to main road in Ixtapa. From there you can bus to Playa Linda for 12 pesos. Or opposite direction to Zihuatenejo for same. In Zihuatenejo you can catch the mini bus near Electra (just ask) and go to Playa La Ropa. I walked from playa Principal in Zihuat, to Madera, to Ropa, and then along a rock path to Los Gatas. Each beach unique on their own. It was a great day! Los Gatos is accessed by boat or foot only. I recommend wearing good walking shoes. Los Gatos is said to be a good snorkel beach.Comparable to Ixtapa Island. They have a manmade reef so the beach is calm. Something I will check out when I come back! Haste la vista Las Brisas team! Thank you for a great stay. You are really good people.

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay
CrowsRus, Smithers, Canada
Thu Mar 15 09:30:43 EDT 2018
We visited Las Brisas for 2 weeks; February/March as part of an all inclusive (AI) package. The service in all areas (reception, wait staff, room staff, beach, pool, life guards) was exceptional. Most of our time was spent reading on the beach, swimming in the ocean and birding on the hotel property (14 hectares). The property surrounding the hotel is maintained in its near natural state allowing for a wide variety of birds, iguanas and lizards to frequent the area. Free nature tours are offered twice a week (book with the concierge for Wed or Sun morning) by local volunteer experts. An extremely informative walk (about 1.5 hours) through various areas of the property. We were fortunate to catch the baby turtle release on the beach a couple times during our stay (check with the concierge for possible dates). All of the restaurants had exceptional food and service. The Bellavista had a diverse breakfast buffet with a wide selection of dishes reflecting where we were, MÉXICO, in addition to lots of fresh fruit, fruit juices, muesli, granola and made to order omelettes or eggs. In addition, you could order directly from the menu. The dinner buffet at Bellavista was equally diverse. The three a la carte restaurants (Portofino, El Mexicano and Las Brisas II) were highlights, especially Las Brisas II given its outdoor, beach side setting. Reservations are required for these 3 (made through the concierge) and a semi-formal dress code applies (no flip flops, long pants for men). We had amazing meals and service at each restaurant. Some reviews have complained about not all items on the menu being part of the AI. We found there were only one or two items per menu that were not included and they usually required extra table-side preparation by wait staff (eg. Caesar salad or a flambé), so not a disappointment in our view. We used the swimming pools a couple times when the ocean waves were too big for comfort. The pools are secluded from the hotel, surrounded by native trees with beautiful views from all three. The pool restaurant, the Solarium, and the beach snack bar both had terrific food with a buffet available at the Solarium numerous times. There definitely are many stairs and stone pathways, difficult to avoid when the hotel is built into the side of a hill to offer magnificent views from all rooms. I viewed the stairs and pathways as a bonus but to those with mobility issues they could be overwhelming. Our room had a terrific view, was very clean and quite roomy. The air conditioning was not functioning well the first 2 days but it was repaired with no problems afterwards. For those concerned with being ‘connected’ the wifi was very good in all areas. A short 20 minute walk into the Ixtapa hotel strip, a short cab or bus ride into Zihuatanejo. There is a cash machine in the hotel, a bit hidden from view on the lobby floor (18th) behind the express checkout wall. For a low key, quiet, sunny and enjoyable vacation, Las Brisas was a great fit for us. Thanks to the many staff; Margarito, Hector, Sergio, David, Elizabeth, Jesus, etc.!

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