Between Mexico’s Sierra Madre Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, and surrounded by lush, tropical forests lies Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa, a secluded, romantic, and exclusive resort whose location is so private it’s like sharing a well-kept secret. Set alongside a stunning rock cliff with endless views of the breathtaking azure blue ocean, Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa offers its guests a hideaway setting that belies the wealth of attractions just minutes away. Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa is located close to the world-class Marina Ixtapa and two championship golf courses. For guests seeking an authentic Mexican experience, the local markets at Zihuatanejo are only ten minutes away. A variety of local shops, dining, and entertainment are also within easy reach.
Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa extends over Don Juan beach, a small stretch of the Pacific coastline, and offers guests the utmost privacy in a stunning environment. Each of the 54 guestrooms and suites cascade down a cliff towards the sea, boasting breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Guests at Cala de Mar have the choice of dining in a variety of very distinct environments. Cala de Mar Ixtapa’s fine dining room, A Mares, opens nightly for dinner and is the only air-conditioned restaurant in the region. Located in the heart of the resort, the restaurant features the best pasta and steak house cuisine.
The casual Las Rocas serves breakfast, lunch, and international and Mexican specialties throughout the day. The Seafood Market, a dramatic alfresco cliffside grill suspended over the shoreline, is sure to be a favorite dinner spot among Cala de Mar Ixtapa’s guests. This rustic seafood restaurant creates a true sense of place and cultural ambiance with local artisan pottery, floor candles, and a fire pit. Tapas and botanas are served at the resort’s Terrace Bar, tiered in three levels, and offer breathtaking sunset views. The Terrace Bar offers various small plates, a Pacific Kitchen featuring the culinary art of ceviche, sushi, sashimi, a full-service bar, and one of the largest selections of single barrel and Anejo tequilas.
The Spa at Cala de Mar is the region’s only spa, wellness, and fitness facility, featuring 6,000-square-feet of interior space overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Also, peaceful, exotic outside treatment environments provide the ultimate in pampering and rejuvenation. Each guest is treated to a traditional foot cleanse after being escorted to one of six indoor treatment rooms or the outdoor massage area. Besides a wide selection of beauty treatments, massages, and therapies, a yoga and Pilates deck and fitness area is located at the top of the resort, providing spectacular Pacific Ocean views.