Value Plus! Extra Value: Apple Exclusive: Free non-stop transfers. Free Symbolic Weddings: Receive the Sunscape Sun Kissed Wedding Package. Restrictions apply; see AppleBeachBrides.com. Honeymooners: Receive the Sunscape Sweet Escape Honeymoon Package complimentary when booking the designated room category or higher for a minimum of 7 nights (restrictions apply; see our website). Family: Two kids 12 & under Stay, Play & Eat Free during select dates.
Vacations at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa are anything but ordinary. Day and night, the fun never stops for families, singles, and couples. Sunscape's world of Unlimited-Fun® gives you one of nature's most pristine beaches, 24-hour room service, top-shelf spirits, daily refreshed mini-bar, and spectacular ocean views, all while experiencing the special feeling of being welcomed as a most honored guest.
Fun in the sun awaits at the beach and pools. Fabulous a la carte restaurants and tropical drinks are all part of your escape. The resort features a luxurious tropical atrium, outdoor theater, pool with two waterslides, spa with world-class amenities, Explorer's Club for kids, and Core Zone for teenagers. Fantastic golfing, shopping and nightlife are all nearby.
Enjoy eight amazing first-class restaurants including a buffet, five a la carte options, a grill and a cafe, each offering a unique experience and flare. Be tempted by tasty international and island specialties and four bars serving unlimited premium beverages.
The first-class spa features a massage and facial center with hydrotherapy rooms, soothing signature treatments, couples treatment rooms, oceanfront massage options, and brand name products, all built specifically for your relaxation and comfort. The state-of-the-art fitness center provides a full range of cardio-conditioning activity and exercise equipment including weights, treadmills, life-cycles, and step machines.
The Sunscape Dorado is located right in the center of the golden sands of El Palmar Beach, only 10 minutes drive from Zihuatanejo and 20 minutes from the International airport.
Barber / Beauty Salon
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Shopping Mall Nearby
(Cross the street.)
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1
The resort offers a long winding swimming pool with swim-up bar and a children's pool with two slides.
Palma Real- 5 minutes away.
The Palma Real is an 18 hole, Par 72 course with 6,898 yards designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr..
Green Fees: Fee requred.
Cart Fee: Fee required.
Caddy: Mandatory if cart is not used.
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Complimentary
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
The Sunscape Dorado is a modern high rise resort located directly on the golden sands of El Palmar Beach. The resort features a luxurious tropical atrium.
Sunscape features eight gourmet restaurants, four bars (including Music Lounge), outdoor theater, pool with two waterslides, spa with worl-class amenities and Explorer's Club for kids.
Beach: The property is nestled along an extensive stretch of golden sand beach.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 285
Year Opened: 1982
No spring breakers
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
King or 2 doubles, Private balcony or terrace, Shwower, CD/DVD player, Radio alarm with ipod dock, Coffee maker, Hair dryer, Telephone, Room safe, Satellite TV, Wifi (fee required).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
DELUXE PARTIAL OCEAN VIEW
King or 2 doubles, Private balcony or terrace, Shower CD/DVD player, Radio alarm clock with ipod dock, Coffee maker, Hair dryer, Telephone, Room safe, Satellite TV, Wifi (fee required).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
SUITE OCEAN FRONT FAMILY
King bed, Queen size sofa bed, Private balcony or terrace, CD/DVD player, Radio alarm clock with ipod dock, Coffee maker, Hair dryer, Telephone, Saellite TV, Wifi (fee required).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 8 Restaurants at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa:
Da Mario -
Authentic Italian cuisine.
Bluewater Grill -
Grilled steak restaurant.
Coco Cafe -
Coffees, teas and pastries served daily.
Barefoot Grill -
Grilled snacks served poolside
Authentic Mexican cuisine.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Sunscape offers a wide variety of beach, land and water activities throughout each day including: pool with 2 waterslides, 2 lit tennis courts, ping pong, beach volleyball, fooseball
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Outdoor theater, live nightly entertainment.
Explorer's Club & Core Zone (for teenagers)- Sandcastle Competitions, Arts & Crafts, Movie Nights, Theater with plays, Weekly Campout.
Applicable Ages: 3 to 12 & 13-17
Program Fees: Complimentary
Babysitting Fee: $10 per hr/per kid
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes
Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
121 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa to their friends and family
This was my second trip to Ixtapa first time staying at the Sunscape Dorado. Customer Service started as they open your cab door at the curb. The employees greeted you with a cold towel to freshen up...
This was my second trip to Ixtapa first time staying at the Sunscape Dorado. Customer Service started as they open your cab door at the curb. The employees greeted you with a cold towel to freshen up and a welcome fruit drink, they take your luggage of your hands right away. As you finish checking in an agent will talk to you about the hotel but are not pushy about sales which I loved. Rooms were clean. pool side employees were very friendly and on your second day there they already now what you drink. I loved it. it seem to have lot's of locals at this hotel. It was peaceful, food was great and employees were phenomenal. Will definitely go back!
Great, relaxing honeymoon!
Olivia A, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Mon Aug 18 17:11:10 EDT 2014
My husband and I just came back from an incredible honeymoon here. Everything really was exceptional! I'm usually the one to have a critique about something, but I was very happy with our vacation...
My husband and I just came back from an incredible honeymoon here. Everything really was exceptional! I'm usually the one to have a critique about something, but I was very happy with our vacation there. For starters, our room was breath-taking. We had a partial ocean view room with a king bed on the top floor (21) which had an incredible view of the ocean and gulf. They stack your fridge with drinks every day, so we'd always end our days sipping on a drink on our porch looking out over the water. So cozy, private, and relaxing.
The food was honestly super good! We were delighted to order whatever we wanted and enjoyed every bite. The breakfast was exceptionally good - a huge buffet with lots of options. There were 6 restaurants total I believe - each had its own unique flare. Made it fun to try them all out while we were there. Our only complaint was their seafood restaurant - we went there our last night at Sunscape and got pretty sick the following night, which I'm assuming was from something they didn't cook quite right.
The pools were really great! We loved the swim-up bar and the Aqua Gym exercise they had at noon every day. It was refreshing, and we even went down the water slide (you're never too old for that!) It got a little too busy for my liking in the early afternoon, but we'd usually just escape down to the beach area then. The beach area of the resort was also very nice. We could settle in our own little area and not be bothered. Yes, there were some salesmen on the beach, but if you said no they kept walking by. And be aware that the ocean is very rough here! I got really nervous watching people try to swim in the strong waves and currents.
There were lots of things to do nearby, but honestly we just stayed and relaxed - laying out in the sun, eating, drinking, napping. It was all very relaxing. The staff was SO kind - it seemed too good to be true! They served so selflessly and seemed genuinely happy to interact with you. We were very happy to have chosen Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa!
Something to note, though: they had wifi, but we hardly ever got to a spot that it worked well. But that was okay with us. It was great to escape from our phones! :)
Honeymoon @ Sunscape Dorado Pacifico
Jacob C, Roswell, United States
Sat Aug 09 21:47:27 EDT 2014
I will say that if you are looking for a very fun getaway that wont break your bank account this place has it all. The one thing that sets this place apart are the amazing kind and outgoing resort...
I will say that if you are looking for a very fun getaway that wont break your bank account this place has it all. The one thing that sets this place apart are the amazing kind and outgoing resort staff. For a full experience of our amazing honeymoon week at the Sunscape Dorado Pacifico please check out the following blog post:
It will give you a good feel for the amenities of the resort and also some insights into the amazing excursions available to all at really great rates! I went heavy on the pictures as they can tell a much better tale than just words, enjoy!
Adriana C, Chicago, Illinois
Fri Jul 25 12:58:14 EDT 2014
This place is seriously awesome. The beach is so beautiful and clean. The staff is so helpful and welcoming. During our stay, our air conditioner did not work as well as we wanted but decent. The...
This place is seriously awesome. The beach is so beautiful and clean. The staff is so helpful and welcoming. During our stay, our air conditioner did not work as well as we wanted but decent. The view from every room is breath taking. The pool and palapas can get crowded on the weekends, but not crowded enough to ruin the awesome experience. Not too far away is a mercado de artesians. The water in the pool is always clean and there is this awesome shower thing to clean yourself off when coming back from the beach. The bed and pillows are the most comfortable. 5- star and I'd definitely go back again.
Not a 5 star
Suzie G, romeoville il
Wed Jul 23 21:51:43 EDT 2014
I felt that for what I paid for was not what u expected the bed were not queen size but full . Also for being an all inclusive if you wanted a better meal you can purchase a bottle of wine and have a...
I felt that for what I paid for was not what u expected the bed were not queen size but full . Also for being an all inclusive if you wanted a better meal you can purchase a bottle of wine and have a choice of a filet mignon or lobster . The rooms were small not what you see on the internet. Then they want you to join them for a breakfast meeting to explain to you what they have to offer but in reality they want to Sell the a timeshare . Not what you want to hear when you are on vacation. The gentlemen that we spoke to said after we gave him are feedback regarding our experience said that the sandscape dorsal was the ugly duckling of there chain of hotels . That was unpleasant not very professional. Hopefully this review will help other's . Don't get me wrongI can say the staff wet very nice it wwasn't there falter and we made the best we could on our vacation.
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Recommended for Family VacationsTwo kids 12 + under Stay, Play, and Eat Free with two paying adults from 8/23/14 – 11/25/14 and 11/30/14-12/24/14. Hotel offers the Explorer’s Kids club.
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