The Sotavento Beach Resort is located on La Ropa Beach in Zihuatanejo. Set right on the ocean amidst a stand of palm trees, the Sotavento Beach Resort is a breezy and relaxing Mexico beach resort. Many tourists planning Mexico vacations to the area spend time in Zihuatanejo, as well as its sister city, Ixtapa. While Zihuatanejo, also known as Zihua, offers a lazy, laid back beach town feel, Ixtapa is a bustling group of high-end resorts. Together, the two locations create a balance that many travelers enjoy when taking Mexico vacations.
The Sotavento Beach Resort has 91 rooms, offering choices between double or queen sized beds. Some rooms also have a single bed in addition. As a family friendly Mexico beach resort, the hotel also has cribs available for young children upon request. Although rooms do not have air conditioning, all rooms do have large ceiling fans, which circulate the breezy air just outside the rooms. Since the Sotavento Beach Resort is situated in the middle of a group of palm trees, the area is shady and generally quite cool.
Breakfast is included with the cost of a room at the Sotavento Beach Resort. The hotel serves an excellent continental breakfast buffet each morning, which is an excellent value for families in particular. Rates for rooms depend on the number of guests, including children. Note that any Mexico beach resort will have higher prices between December and April, which is Mexico's busiest traveling season. For the best deals on a Mexico vacation package, check for tickets during the slower season.
The Sotavento Beach Resort has its own pool, as well as convenient access to the beach. Facilities at this Mexico beach resort also offer a Mexico vacation package specifically for wedding parties. The resort offers services for couples, handling everything from the ceremony and vows, to the reception and accommodation for the entire wedding party and associated guests. Check with a travel agent, or contact the hotel directly, for more information on this special Mexico vacation package.
Guests staying at the Sotavento Beach Resort can choose between two restaurants. The first is a poolside service that specializes in hamburger hotdog style fare, as well as excellent drink choices for children and adults. The Puesta de Sol is the larger of the two restaurants, and is open all day, until about 11 pm. Cuisine options range from traditionally Mexican, to a-la-carte buffet.
The Sotavento Beach Resort is a great option for families and couples who are budget minded and looking for a Mexico vacation package that offers a great value. With easy access to the beach and all that the relaxing town of Zihua has to offer, The Sotavento Beach Resort is a great place to create a memorable vacation.