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Located in the heart of the beautiful beach town of Ixtapa on Mexico’s popular Pacific coast, the oceanfront Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa treats families, friends, singles and couples to an Unlimited-Fun® escape and tons of daily activities. Perfectly situated on a golden sand beach and a mere 20 minutes from Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport, guests will find an array of activities, shopping, dining and nightlife just minutes away.

285 spacious guestrooms and suites feature a private furnished balcony with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, in-room mini bar, air conditioning and LCD flat screen TV. Reservations are never required at six specialty-themed restaurants and four bars and lounges. The Sunscape Spa by Pevonia will offer an array of indigenous and innovative treatments to relax and refresh while children of all ages are kept entertained with a variety of supervised activities. The Explorer’s Club, for ages 3 to 12, provides kids with daily programs while the Core Zone offers teens, 13 to 17, the chance to really cut loose and have the time of their lives.

Resort Highlights
Aerial view of Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa

At Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa you’ll find a casual, welcoming atmosphere with spacious, well-appointed guest rooms and suites, and private balconies and terraces overlooking breathtaking Palmar Bay. Choose optional family rooms, connecting suites and other family-friendly amenities to make yourselves right at home. All rooms and suites are non-smoking.

Your Unlimited-Fun® package redefines the typical all-inclusive and includes comfortable rooms and suites, delicious dining options, unlimited drinks, endless entertainment, and activities for every age and interest. Kids will love the brand-new Sunny’s Place splash park and The Snack Machine, our very own food truck, serving delicous snacks throughout the day! Your vacation can be as exciting or as leisurely as you’d like.

Distance from Hotel to Town, 10 minutes. Distance from hotel to Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH), 20 minutes.

Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Brochure – PDF

Resort Amenities
family going down water slide
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting†
  • Business center†
  • Car rental†
  • Catering service†
  • Children’s programs
  • Concierge service
  • Core Zone (teens)
  • Elevator
  • Explorer’s Club
  • Golf† (nearby)
  • Hops
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kid’s Waterpark
  • Laundry/dry cleaning†
  • Weddings
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Venues
  • Whirlpool
  • WiFi†
  • Tours and Excursions†
  • Travel Agency†
  • Laundry Facilities (on site)†
  • Massage Services†
  • Medical facilities on site†
  • Money exchange at front desk†
  • Outdoor Theater
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Pool (children’s)
  • Private romantic dinner†
  • Safety Deposit boxes
  • Shopping†
  • Spa
  • Teen programs
  • Tennis
  • Tour/ ticket desk†
  • Tours and excursions†
  • Track (bicycle)
  • Watersports

† Fees may apply


Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa is redefining all-inclusive with a family-friendly program that features a kid’s check-in experience with red carpet stairs, welcome treats and resort passports for kids. Reservations are never required for specialty-themed restaurants, bars and lounges. Spacious accommodations include private terraces, connecting rooms and kid’s amenities. The gorgeous beachfront setting on Palmar Bay offers an array of beach, land and water-sport activities. With this plus the Explorer’s Club for Kids ages 3 to 12 with Red Cross certified staff, guests will experience Unlimited-Fun® for the kid in everyone!

  • 24-hour access to food and beverage options including kid-friendly menu options
  • In-room mini-bar fully stocked with soft drinks, juice, bottled water & beer
  • Buffet and à la carte restaurants without reservations required
  • Bars and lounges serving international and domestic brand beverages
  • Unlimited fruit juices, soft drinks and snacks
  • Endless daily land and water activities for all ages
  • Live music and local entertainment
  • Explorer’s Club for Kids ages 3 to 12 with supervised activity programs daily
  • No wristbands required
  • All taxes and gratuities included

They also offer a host of guest amenities and conveniences to ensure that your vacation is indeed an Unlimited-Fun® experience.

Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Factsheet English – PDF

Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Factsheet Spanish – PDF

restaurants & bars
Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa gourmet restaurant

Delectable Dining:  With three à la carte restaurants, a buffet, a food truck, and a café, you’ll have fun exploring all the unique dining options Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa has to offer. Indulge in Mexican and Italian specialties, and international cuisine, with select areas providing food and snacks 24 hours a day! You’ll even find kid-friendly menus and healthy meal options at à la carte restaurants — and it’s all included in your Unlimited-Fun® experience. Reservations are never required.

Barefoot Grill: Grilled snacks served poolside. Lunch: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Bluewater Grill: Grilled steak favorites served in a seaside setting.  Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code is casual.

Coco CaféCoffees, teas, pastries and deli snacks. Open 24 hours. Casual dress.

Da Mario: Authentic Italian cuisine. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Adults only. Dress code is casual elegance.

Kid’s Korner: Stop by the Kids Korner and let your little ones pick out a refreshing drink, open from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Tamarindo: Authentic Mexican favorites served nightly. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. -11 p.m. Dress code is casual.

The Snack Machine: Grilled favorites served from a food truck. Open for lunch and dinner.

Windows: A variety of international fare served buffet-style Breakfast: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Lunch: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Dinner: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Dress code is casual.

Barracuda: Beach bar. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Manatees: Swim-up bar. Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Starlight: Music Lounge. Hours: 10 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Rendezvous: The main lobby bar serving a variety of cocktails. 5 p.m. – 11 p.m

Resort accommodations
modern, colorful suite with ocean view at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa

Standard Room Amenities

  • One king-size bed or two double beds
  • Private balcony or terrace with partial ocean or ocean view
  • In-room mini-bar with soft drinks, juice, bottled water & beer
  • Wireless internet access†
  • LCD satellite TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Air conditioning with individual climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Optional connecting rooms or family suites

† – Fees may apply

  • In-room kid’s amenities such as gaming consoles (available upon request and subject to availability)
  • Hair dryer
  • Desk
  • In-room safe (laptop size)
  • Rollaway beds and cribs (available upon request)
  • Iron & ironing board (upon request
  • Wake-up calls

The Sun Club Amenities

The Sun Club offers an elevated Sunscape Resort & Spa experience. Not only will you experience all the inclusions of Unlimited-Fun®, but you’ll also receive upgraded amenities and exclusive privileges like access to private lounges, pools, or bars. Plus so much more…  (Romance Journeys personally recommends upgrading to the Sun Club for its added amenities and perks.)

  • Personalized check-in and checkout with concierge service
  • Preferential status and amenities
  • Room service from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Upgraded mini-bar service (refreshed daily)
  • Upgraded bath amenities
  • Cartoons available in room
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi for two devices per room
  • Private Sun Club Lounge
  • Afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres
  • Desserts and fine liquors
  • Milk, cookies, and other special treats
  • Private adults-only beach area

Deluxe RoomsKing-size bed or two double beds; Partial or full ocean views of Palmar Bay, Private Balcony, Large LCD TV, clock radio with stereo sound, and features for iPod, iPhone & MP3 players. Maximum occupancy: Up to 4 guests with a maximum of 3 adults. Rollaway beds and cribs available at no extra charge.

Family Connecting Room: Two guaranteed connecting rooms, one with a king size bed and one with two double beds, Partial or full ocean view, Private balcony, Large LCD TV, clock radio with stereo sound, and features for iPod, iPhone & MP3 players. Maximum occupancy: Up to 6 guests with a maximum of 4 adults. Rollaway beds and cribs available at no extra charge.

Sun Club Family Ocean Front: Sun Club amenities; One king size bed plus a sofa bed Oceanfront location with stunning ocean views, Two private balconies, Large LCD TV, clock radio with stereo sound, and features for iPod, iPhone & MP3 players. Maximum occupancy: Up to 4 guests. Rollaway beds and cribs available at no extra charge.

Sun Club Presidential Suite: One king-size bed; Walk-in closet, dining room table with seating for six; small home theater area with an LCD TV, CD/DVD player, a surround sound system and wireless internet; Private balcony; Oceanfront location with stunning ocean views; Sun Club amenities; Large LCD TV, clock radio with stereo sound, and features for iPod, iPhone & MP3 players; Room Size: 1,145 ft.2. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults

resort activities
splashpad at Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Core Zone (teens)
  • Elevator on site
  • Explorer’s Club
  • Fishing†
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf† (nearby)
  • Track (bicycle)
  • Water slides
  • Water-sports
  • Whirlpool (adults only)

† Fees may apply

Explorer’s Club:  At Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa, kids ages 3-12 will have a blast with all the fun-filled activities at the Explorer’s Club for Kids. The Explorer’s Club for Kids (ages 3-12) offers the following supervised activities daily from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. so mom and dad can have some alone time and peace of mind:

  • Sand castle competitions
  • Outdoor theater
  • Playground
  • Movie nights
  • Arts & crafts
  • Weekly camp out adventures on the beach

All Explorer’s Club staff members are certified by the Red Cross in CPR for children.

Core Zone Teens Club: The Core Zone features games, sports, activities and entertainment geared to teenagers ages 13-17 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. including:

  • Socials
  • Movies
  • Karaoke night
  • Sports in and out of the water
  • Board games
  • Chess, backgammon and checkers
  • Foosball
  • Xbox and Playstation video game systems
  • Flat screen TV

The resort’s Entertainment Team is there to ensure safety and responsibility while the teens take part in all the activities that are offered.

Wedding activities
Ixtapa, Mexico beach wedding

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