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
Absolutley love this resort. We have been twice can't wait till Feb/2016 so we can enjoy it again. We always do 2 weeks this time we are considering 3!! Staff is amazing. We love them all. Very...
Absolutley love this resort. We have been twice can't wait till Feb/2016 so we can enjoy it again. We always do 2 weeks this time we are considering 3!! Staff is amazing. We love them all. Very clean, great food. Comfy beds. Need I say more!! We've been to many resorts in Mexico and enjoy this one the best. Can't wait to see our friends there again! Special hello to Felix and Antonio!
Fantastic time at the resort
Niko G, Los Angeles, California
Tue Jul 07 13:33:22 EDT 2015
The hotel is just flat out amazing. Big pool right next to the beach, friendly staff, very clean. The best part of our trip was spending time with the entertainment staff. They were ABSOLUTELY...
The hotel is just flat out amazing. Big pool right next to the beach, friendly staff, very clean. The best part of our trip was spending time with the entertainment staff. They were ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! The aquatic show was really cool. Big shoutout to the Entertainment Team! My family loved the activities that the Entertainment Team offered. I really liked the icycle tour. My kids loved playing at Corezone. They had so much fun playing with the Entertainment Staff. Amazing hotel. Choosing a vacation? Come to Ixtapa Sunscape.
One of the kind
Juan Jose R,
Thu Jul 02 20:48:52 EDT 2015
Massages, food, place,activities, great area for relaxing along the Ocean,the only thing but is the swimming pool deep isn't what I expected, single, family, or groups will have a great time,airport...
Massages, food, place,activities, great area for relaxing along the Ocean,the only thing but is the swimming pool deep isn't what I expected, single, family, or groups will have a great time,airport close from hotel for USA,Canada,arrives or departure
The worst hotel in Mexico
Kevin S, Burbank, California
Thu Jul 02 16:36:18 EDT 2015
I have been vacation for about 24 years now and this Sunscape Dorado has been the worst hotel I have ever stayed. We stayed here on June 26th. When we arrived from the beginning I noticed how poor...
I have been vacation for about 24 years now and this Sunscape Dorado has been the worst hotel I have ever stayed. We stayed here on June 26th. When we arrived from the beginning I noticed how poor this hotel was. The lobby was hot you can't even imagine. Then we checked in and they gave us a room which was not perfect but was somewhat ok, no A/C I mean it had A/C but wasn't working, called front desk three times and asked to replace the room, but no one cared, saying they were all booked. They advertise 8 restaurants, but they have only 1 buffet and 1 Italian restaurant. Which buffet sucked but the Italian restaurant was very good. We just stayed here for one night and got apple vacations involved and transferred to another hotel which was great. Try to void staying this place. Oh also they have only one pool and it was very dirty and there was only one bar tender working at the pool bar.
Don't waste your vacation
Kevin S, Riverside, California
Wed Jul 01 11:11:38 EDT 2015
NOT A Apple Vacation resort Not a 5 golden Apple Not a place for a vacation to relax. false advertising ruined our vacation. They say 8 Restaurants False , they say pool and beach service False...
NOT A Apple Vacation resort Not a 5 golden Apple Not a place for a vacation to relax. false advertising ruined our vacation. They say 8 Restaurants False , they say pool and beach service False, they say 5 Apple resort False. This resort is a hotel and not a good one at that. None of the ice machines o( every floor) are Not turned on, the beds are hard there is no air in elevators ,lobby hallways entertainment areas etc.
They had one restaurant open most of the days and that was he Buffet which is very Small and NO Air. Food is not kept warm. 2 nights they had the Italian restaurant open, SLOW service and Bad some of us would get appetizer as others got main course. We had to find our own bread at the waiter station because after one hour they never brought along with are water that we kept asking for. It was a mess. The bars are another story your lucky to find one open and when you do lines are ling because they have one maybe two bartenders and not all the supplies to make your drink. If they run out of ice or cups they leave to get it and the line gets linger. They are So under staffed. They told us it is low season and the new owner cut the staff in half. Even though they bus in locals on the weekends to fill the resort. This place has the potential but not with the way it is being managed. Most if the staff try's their best but how can 1 bartender handle a whole resort. One day they never even opened the pool bar or put the chairs out. They said due to the storm. Every resort on the beach had all thier pool things out but ours. They would close a bar while 30 guests were in that room then tell us to go upstairs to the portable bar what a joke.
Save your vacation time and go tent camping you will know what to expect and get more service .What a waste of our vacation. If it wasn't for family and friends we would have left the first night.
So if you book this resort just know it is a hotel rated as a 1 and you will know what to expect.
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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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