Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa

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Extra Value: Apple Exclusive:
Free non-stop transfers.
Free Symbolic Weddings: Receive the Sunscape Sun Kissed Wedding Package complimentary when booking at least 7 nights in the required room category. Restrictions apply - see applebeachbrides.com.
Honeymoon: Receive the Sunscape Sweet Escape Honeymoon Package complimentary. $899 USD or Complimentary when booking the Deluxe Ocean-view or higher for a minimum of 7 nights (restrictions apply*).
Family: Two kids 12 and under Stay, Play, and 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 six amazing first-class restaurants including a buffet, three 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.

Find more information about Sunscape Resorts & Spas.

Learn more about Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

*Please request your honeymoon or anniversary package at time of booking. Not available during Christmas and New Years Eve. Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Taxes and gratuity included. Prices and package subject to change without notice. This package cannot be combined with the Sun Kissed Wedding Package to receive both complimentary. To receive the package complimentary it is only applicable to couples staying within three months of their wedding date. Couple must present a copy of their wedding invitation or marriage certificate at the time of check-in. Package is available to all guests when purchased at the selling price.
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.

Fax: 011-52-755-553-0126
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
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..
Holes: 18
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
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
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 three a la carte 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 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
No spring breakers
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 -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
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 -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
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 -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa:
Barefoot Grill - Poolside grill serving lunchtime snacks from noon to 6 p.m.
Windows - International buffet open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual dress code.
Tamarindo - A la carte restuarant featuring authentic mexican specialties. Open for dinner only. Casual dress code.
Da Mario - A la carte restaurant serving authentic Italian favorites such as antipasto, traditional pasta dishes, and salad bar. Adults and teens only. Casual elegance dress code.
Bluewater Grill - A la carte restaurant featuring international cuisine and views of the Caribbean Sea. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual dress code.
Coco Cafe - Coffees, teas, pastries, and deli snacks served throughout the day.
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 and music on property three times a week, showcasing local performers.
Explorer's Club & Core Zone (for teenagers)- Sandcastle Competitions, Arts & Crafts, Movie Nights, Theater with plays, Weekly Campout. Activities for tweens and teens including social media events, photography lessons, DJ classes and more.
Applicable Ages: 3 to 12 & 13-17
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $10 per hr/per kid
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

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272 Recommend
272 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa to their friends and family

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Great staff, great beach, not great food!!
Pauline E,
Tue Feb 21 12:35:31 EST 2017
We stayed at the Sunscape in January for our anniversary. The resort has so many pro's and only one huge con so lets get that out of the way. The food is not great at all. Selections are very limited and often not tasty or appealing. The Surf and turf night was good, and the Italian restaurant was complimented a lot. The website says there are 4 ala carts, there is not, maximum of two each day and sometimes only the Italian at night. The breakfast buffets were Ok. The lunch and evening buffets were mostly substandard. The Burger bar by the pool was absolutely terrible!! The burgers were just awful, the fries were usually pretty good. This opinion wasn't just coming from us and our group but from most people there. After a few days it seem that you get used to it a bit and make the most of it. The good thing is that there are great restaurants across the street when you tire of the ho hum food at the resort. With all that said, with the right deal we would definitely go back!! The location, the weather, the view from our room, the pool, the sand, the town of Ixtapa, the city of Zihantejeno, the local people, everything was just excellent!! We went fishing with "Big Ben" and caught 3 sail fish!! But the most important and best part of trip (besides spending time with great friends) was the staff of Sunscape Dorado Pacifico!! Some the best staff we have ever had in all of our travels anywhere!! Victor and Josue at the lobby bar each evening were so professionally and classy!! Dina and Karina at the little coffee and sandwich counter were always smiling and more than happy to grab you whatever you needed!! Jorge Luis, Juan and Silvano at the Beach Bar were superb, they knew what you wanted before you did! They would make you whatever you wanted and they made you feel so welcome and comfortable. The pool bar was always crowded but we didn't care much and preferred the staff at the beach bar, they were so personable and funny!! Our bell hop Freddy was also great. The pool entertainment troop headed by Alexajando made the days around the pool fun, and at times down right hilarious!! The specialty nights like Karaoke were good fun as well. Our room was always cleaned nicely, and common areas were always nice and clean. Once they fix the gliche in the food the place would be 4/5 We are looking forward to our next trip!!

Very nice modern resort
tamful, Ontario
Mon Feb 20 16:55:42 EST 2017
I travelled with a group of 50. We all had a great time! The resort is the cleanest I've ever seen. Has a large amount of staff and security who were all very friendly ! Never waited long for a drink or food either. Ok variety of food. Breakfast was the best. Lunch and dinner were good but very repetitive and nothing special.. No pizza except at one of the alacartes. Which i didn't try .No pasta with red sauce all week. :( Had fries and chicken nuggets. Hotdogs, salads , fruits were good pineapple watermelon and cantaloupe. Chicken beef and pork. Had Rice and potatos broccoli and carrots. Some fish. No reservations needed at the alacartes which was great as no one likes to rush for dinner reservations. Only 2 alacartes ( one by pool and an Italian ) and a couple nights The buffet area was spilt in half to be made into a Mexican alacarte. Entertainment at night was ok. Not as great as some other resorts. Was mostly people singing music But we are usually too tired to stay up anyway. Daytime entertainment was good! Rooms were nice... beds were comfy. Some thought were hard. I've slept in worse! I love how the resort is set up. I felt safe at all times!!! The city was directly across the street - normally I don't leave resort ever but this time We did and went to market - people were great. Also a few pharmacies across street of needed anything. My biggest disappointment was the roughness of the beach. The beach was huge( loved that) but is dark water and dark sand. ( I've been spoiled by turquoise /blue water all my years) Black flag everyday-Which meant stay out of water. The waves were dangerous. Someone did get hurt badly. No one swam in the ocean - you just couldn't. I did live listening to the waves every night from my room. Some found very annoying. They were loud! Because no one was at beach everyone was at pool. It was very busy! Getting a chair at the pool was difficult. You can not reserve chairs until 7am And if you left for any length of time security took your towels. Being so far south ( I'm from Ontario Canada) it was sunny and hot hot hot which was very nice! Had a great time! Not 100% sure I'd return right away but only because there are so many other places to go and see! If price was right I probably would return though.

Clean, wonderful staff, modern resort with a great beach!
randygi, Clinton, Iowa
Mon Feb 20 07:44:21 EST 2017
We just returned from our Apple Vacation trip to Ixtapa Sunscape Dorado Pacifica resort on 2-19-2017. The resort was very clean, well managed, wonderful staff. The rooms had a good view of the pacific ocean, The beds were very firm, but we managed. We had a ball hanging around the pool watching the entertainment. The food was not very good on one occasion, the salmon was ice cold in the center, but the food was better as the week went on. The Italian restaurant was our favorite. When you check in ask for a northwest facing room for the sunsets. Be careful walking around the pool area it can be slippery. Our group of 26 had a good time!

Great time from GB!
Courtney S,
Mon Feb 20 02:33:10 EST 2017
Had a great time! I would recommend this resort and area to anyone. I always felt safe and welcomed by everyone. Our waitress and waiters at the resort were awesone and the swim up bar was memorable. Simon at the swim up bar was so friendly and even got to know our names and drinks, great place to stay, never to crowded or to many people! Will definitely vacation here again!

Green Bay
Nathan D,
Sun Feb 19 19:30:09 EST 2017
Had so much fun at sunscape! Will be my #1 recommendation to anyone! I wish I could rate the city it self as well, never been to a more friendly place! A big thanks goes out to Simon and raymundo at the swim up bar that were our favorites and help make it a vacation that will never be forgotten

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