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 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.
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 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
No spring breakers
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
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
Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa:
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.
Barefoot Grill -
Poolside grill serving lunchtime snacks from noon to 6 p.m.
International buffet open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual dress code.
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.
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 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
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
we visited this hotel on sep.05 and we did not have a pleasant visit because on on the side of the swimming pool we got robbed my beach purse.
and nobody takes responsibility for this issue, this actions are unacceptable in "all inclusive hotel."
Very good yet with downfalls
Salvador H, San Luis Obispo, California
Wed Sep 23 12:20:47 EDT 2015
This Hotel was very good with some downfalls, if you are looking to do a business/vacation trip this is not the hotel for you for the following reasons:
1. No internet in the rooms
2. No room service
3. Internet in the lobby and restaurant areas are spotty.
For vacation it is a very good resort, yet not if you want to just stay in the room because:
1. No internet in the rooms
2. No room service.
For vacation and entertainment? Yes I would recommend it.
1. El "Brody" and the Entertainment staff were great! They made sure to keep the kids busy and the adults as well. (Saludos de Chava de Mexicali)
2. The drinks were on point and always flowing (shout-out to Raymundo the Bartender)
3. The beach is very nice and available.
All in all good for the family and great hotel and staff!
Tue Sep 15 13:03:05 EDT 2015
all is perfect we had an excellent service and a great experience. There are several restaurants to visit and you can enjoy the sun, beach and acuatic activities. They have an excellent place for kids too.
Go someplace else.
Brenda R, Chicago, Illinois
Thu Sep 03 12:54:59 EDT 2015
The hotel in general left a lot to be desired! The rooms are okay but not serviced frequently. My fiance and i requested extra towels and drinks for the room that never came. Even after we called 3 times. The worst of it was the restaurants!! One night they had only ONE restaurant open for the entire hotel! Thats right one restaurant to feed 300 plus people. The dinning staff was horrible and we waited in line almost an hour to eat. Worst hotel stay ever. Save your money go someplace else.
Not Worth It
Aza K, Los Angeles, California
Fri Aug 28 18:21:04 EDT 2015
This trip started off with 25 family and friends going to Ixtapa. Right when we checked in mine and my husbands room wasnt ready and they told us to come back in 45 min. It was 5:00 pm. One of the nights our room's electricity went out. We called front desk and they said they were sending someone over. After an hour and me having to go to our cousin's room to get ready they still hadnt shown up.we had to leave it like that and go to dinner. The elevators either were too slow or they werent working the whole 7 days we were there. They call it a "kid friendly hotel" but we couldnt go to 1 of the 3 restaurants with the one child that was with us which was 9 years old. So basically they refused service to 25 people because of the one child. Then we talked to them so much that they set a table for all of us outside which was nice. There is only 1 pool which means there are kids all over the place! I understand what a kid friendly hotel is but there were way to many kids for that pool. They were all over the place including all over the bar area. There were a majority of us sitting at the pool bar and all you see is kids jumping and spashing all over drinks and cigarretes. The beds were the most uncomfortable beds every. They are literally made of concrete. Every morning we woke up with a part of our body soar. The whole hotel is understaffed. They only have 1 barman for each of the three or 4 bars. The restaraunts had one waiter to serve all 25 people. It was ridiculous. The only plus' were that the beach was nice and clean and warm and our balcony had an amazing view. Whoever is considering this hotel... it is way to overrated for what they have to deliver. Definately not worth it!
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Recommended for Family VacationsTwo kids 12 and under stay, play, and eat free during select dates. Hotel offers the Explorer’s Kids club.
Recommended for GroupsThis oceanfront resort treats guests of all ages to an Unlimited-Fun getaway. Find an array of activities and fine cuisine on-site and nearby. A complimentary business center and 9,000 sq. ft. of flexible breakout rooms accommodate events of any size for memorable group functions.
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