Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa

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Exceptional Value!
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.

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*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:
Coco Cafe - Coffees, teas, pastries, and deli snacks served throughout the day.
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.
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

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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369 Recommend
369 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa to their friends and family
TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Great Hotel and All Inclusive Experience
xuamox, Vancouver
Sun Apr 23 10:48:30 EDT 2017
Hotel The hotel has a great location, great beach, and is a really nice size. The rooms are clean, and most of the beds are comfortable, but the kids beds are hard. We had a connecting room with a king and two doubles. The king was good, but the doubles were hard. The hotel is full of Canadians, and it's a nice mix of couples and families. No crazy spring breakers here (thankfully). Pool/Beach Pools is great, and the beach is beautiful and super clean. It was also very nice to see locals at the beach, and also nice to not get overly harassed by vendors. Food Overall the food is good. Some items really stand out like their grilled tuna and omelette bar, and the Mexican night, but the general buffet items are average. But it's so convenient when you are travelling with kids, and there are enough options to satisfy anyone. Drinks/Bar The drinks were amazing, and a great selection. Also the bartenders were all fantastic and very friendly Hotel Staff Overall, I was very impressed by the hotel staff and how friendly they were. Very helpful, and always eager to please. The lady working the coffee bar in the lobby was first class all the way, and made some great coffees every morning! Housekeeping was also very good. Entertainment Overall it was good, but I think they should provide more authentic mexican entertainment and be proud of their culture and heritage. We had a spattering of everything except mexican music and dance. WIFI This is my biggest complaint. The free wifi is not very good and only works in the lobby. If you want better wifi you have to pay for it, and it's on a per device basis. WIFI should be free and available throughout the entire resort.

Nice place
cherry251, Vancouver, Canada
Thu Apr 20 12:54:59 EDT 2017
Sunscape is a pretty decent place for an all inclusive vacation! Rooms are clean, and include a mini bar with beer soda juice and water each day. Wifi is free in the lobby. Food is best at da Mario (a la carte), worst at bluewater grill. Buffet is small but tasty. Pool is a good size with good service at the pool bar. This place is not a couples resort for sure; extremely family friendly with lots of kids everywhere. Beach is lovely and all the staff were very nice.

Very clean,great staff
armywifepa, Calgary, Canada
Wed Apr 19 17:53:13 EDT 2017
lots of Canadians to have fun with. They even have Clamato juice Daily entertainment and activities are well coordinated and can be enjoyed by everyone. The 4 different restaurants offer a variety of good food. The swim up pool bar staff really raise the bar for this resort . Raymondo and Simon excel at their jobs

Great stay thanks to the staff!
ldp2017, Calgary, Canada
Tue Apr 18 19:42:38 EDT 2017
Stayed at the Sunscape for 10 days April 7-17th for a vacation as a couple. Rooms and amenities: When we arrived our room was ready but not exactly the greatest view. My boyfriend asked for a different room and was told the hotel was completely booked but they would submit our request. The next day he checked and was told that yes if we were able to move right away we could have a different room. The room was awesome, view was fantastic! Rooms are very clean and bright and bed is very comfortable as we had a King bed. The mini bar is stocked daily with bottled water and coronas. One big negative is the chair wars......we had to wake up each day by 7:00am to get a chair and even then some days there were little chairs left to choose from. I know this is not exactly the hotels fault - but I just wish there was a better system or more chairs available. Food - the food is good. The breakfast buffet always had lots of choice and the omelet station was a favourite for us. We ate at the Bluewater grill a couple of times at lunch - the guacamole is amazing! One day the burger was not cooked enough....perhaps it was because it was their busiest day over the Easter holiday weekend. The barefoot grill is easy to go to for something fast during the day. The Coffee bar we frequented several times a day - so glad they have this service! The downside is that there is not a lot of after hours food available - the coffee bar has a few sandwiches. And there is no 24 hour bar. So we would tend to wander into Ixtapa at night to eat and have drinks as there are lots of great food places and bars close by. Staff: I must say the staff is where the Sunscape Dorado excels!! When we checked in - Freddy was there to greet us and helped with our bags - he is very friendly and answered our questions on a few trips we wanted to do in the area. Each day after - he always came up with a big smile and handshake and checked to see that we were doing good. Antonio - at the main buffet restaurant is very attentive and smiling and welcoming each day as we had breakfast. He knew that we wanted coffee with cream and that my b/f likes ketchup - so we rarely had to ask. Simon and Raymond at the Pool Bar.....these guys are AMAZING! They are happy and upbeat, always smiling and making jokes. They make the BEST drinks ever! Ask them to make you anything and they will. They really add to the fun atmosphere in the pool bar. Watching them interact with everyone was a lot of fun! Louis - the Man!! He is fantastic!! We wanted to go on a little adventure off the resort and thought it would be best to have someone with us that knew the area and could interpret for us........we had the best day ever at the Petatlan Fair! Truly a once in a lifetime experience and one we will remember! He is so funny and truly made sure we had a good time as we had so many laughs! Victor - Thank you!! I had a little fall at the end of the day one afternoon and Victor was so good to help us out. He came to check on me the next day as well. Again all the staff are awesome - but the above are the ones that really stood out and made our vacation that much more! The location is fantastic - the beach and sunsets were gorgeous....the waves were pretty high so we were not able to swim in the ocean but Ixtapa Island had great snorkeling and swimming and it is a short bus ride away. Thanks for a great stay! Room 1210 Laurie

50th Anniversary Celebration
Lorru9145, Surrey, North Dakota
Mon Apr 17 16:58:26 EDT 2017
The service at this resort was exemplary. We were met at the airport by Enrico, the Air Canada Representative, and driven to the Sunscape in a big bus. During the drive there, Enrico did an excellent commentary about the landmarks along the way. This helped us plan for future trips around the area. We actually felt like celebrities when we arrived. They had a sign that mentioned our anniversary when we entered the lobby, and we were also surprised to find a bottle of wine, and a fruit plate with chocolate covered strawberries in our room. The room was clean and comfortable with a King Bed, and the maid service was very efficient (Thank you Lidia). The resort is kept very clean, and it was only a short walk to the bus stop and local shops. As far as the restaurants were concerned, we were most impressed with the Mexican Restaurant, the Italian restaurant was also nice, and the buffet was best for breakfast. The service in the Seafood Restaurant was very good and the view was wonderful, but the food was disappointing.

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