4.5 out of 5

"Couldn't ask for much more, great people, good food, great views, walking distance to Ixtapa, 90 pacos to go to z-wat, right in the middle of everythi ... " More

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Hotel Description

At Las Brisas Ixtapa you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of Vista Hermosa Beach and within 20 minutes of Ixtapa Golf Course. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 4 restaurants, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and a private beach.

All 416 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and iPod docks. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

The resort's own poolside bar and bar/lounge are nice places to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the 4 outdoor tennis courts and fitness center as well as access to aerobics classes and volleyball. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 4-star Ixtapa resort, attractions include La Ropa Beach and Potosi Refuge.

Deluxe Grand

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$78 per night

Brisas Beach Club

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Las Brisas Ixtapa ratings based on 38 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

It's on private beach

Pros: Clean and well managed
Cons: Nothing
Location: walking distance to Ixtapa taxi to z-wat
Couldn't ask for much more, great people, good food, great views, walking distance to Ixtapa, 90 pacos to go to z-wat, right in the middle of everything, except quite, peaceful, and oh so enjoyable. Would recommend to anyone who loves the sun and warm surf. We will be going back.

Posted by , from Oregon on May 4, 2016

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5 out of 5
Pros: beautiful beach, architecturally beautiful hotel, great views from rooms.
Cons: tipping for the breakfast buffet--see above.
Location: Soleiado is the best restaurant in Ixtapa, about 1.4 mile walk from Las Brisas. Be sure to visit the pyramids about 25 miles south of Zihuatanejo.
Excellent hotel for the price, beautiful beach, excellent breakfast buffet. We had a package which included the breakfast buffet and there was sign in our room saying that the 15% tip for this buffet would be added to our bill. But when we checked out, the tip was not added. Embarrassing, because we had not been leaving tips because we thought they would be added to our bill. The hotel needs to remove the sign saying that the tip will be added to the bill.

Posted by , from Olympia, WA on Dec 15, 2015

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3 out of 5
Cons: The hard beds could be improved on.
The hotel is very spread out and it takes quite a few minutes to get from your room to the beach or a restaurant. The staff was a little inconsistent. Our room didn't have a safe, we looked in all the usual places, it was not in our room. The front desk young man told us that yes there was a safe, (there wasn't). We had to wait 4 days to get one. Other reviews commented on the stairs, I thought to myself, how bad can it be? There's a crazy amount of stairs. If you have mobility issues or just can't stand walking 35 plus stairs in one go, don't stay here, you'll be frustrated. Our bed was rock hard, I thought they'd forgotten the mattress, I thought we were sleeping on the box-spring. No, that was the bed, we did ask for and got an extra mattress pad that made the bed much nicer. The room was very nice and the ocean front view was beautiful! The food was good and the beach food service was so fun.

Posted by , from Canada on Mar 27, 2015

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5 out of 5

This is great place to kick-back and relax while enoying an outstanding hotel

Pros: Free breakfast, Free Internet, rooms staff view
We have stayed here several times over the past 15 years. We are always impressed: by the setting and the building, by the staff and the room, and by the nearby town, Zihuatenejo. The site is a hillside, going down to a private bay on the Pacific. Each room has a private patio with a spectacular view; we have never had a less-than-perfect room. There are a nice beach and a gorgeous pool area. The setting for the breakfast buffet is possibly the most enjoyable feature of a stay at this hotel: the buffet is great, but view of the birds, foliage and the bay are amazing. We always go to Zihuatnejo (a short taxi ride), where we browse shops and find enjoyable meals. The hotel concierge has recommendations and makes reservations at nice restaurants. We keep coming back; we have recommended Las Brisas to others, and they have all reported wonderful experiences. What else can I say?

Posted by , from Austin, TX, USA on Mar 8, 2013

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4 out of 5

Better than "just" Good

Pros: great beach with life guard., excellent beach or poolside services
Cons: No free Internet
This was our eleventh stay at this hotel and we will keep coming back. The staff, especially on the beach, is awesome. The hotel is situated on a large private beach, so it is free of vendors and serviced by the hotel staff. The hotel is built into the side of a hill, so there are many stairs to be navigated to get down to the beach. There is a service that will drive guests to the beach if needed. The food is pretty good but expensive. We find it a better option to either walk into Ixtapa (morning excersize, about 1 mile), or cab it (45 peseos) to the local restaurants (Blue Shrimp 49 pesos for 2 eggs, toast, coffee, juice...same deal at Chile Beans) . That compares to just coffee at Las Brisas for 37 pesos. I do recommend this hotel highly. It's one of our favorite vacation spots. Also, we never had any feeling that there was any danger from "drug gangs...etc. We felt very secure even during our stay.

Posted by , from Minneapolis, MN on Jan 23, 2013

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4 out of 5

The beach is amazing!!

Beautiful location on the most gorgeous beach. Wish I was back there!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012

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5 out of 5

Our favorite resort, been 5 times

Pros: Quiet
This was my 5th trip to Las Brisas Ixtapa. It is truly one of the most beautiful spots. The pools could use a little updating, but otherwise, the views are to die for, the service old-word and impeccable. My family's favorite destination.

Posted by , from Madison, NJ, USA on Apr 3, 2012

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4 out of 5

it's a great hotel...

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Cons: No free Internet
only but about it, pools are to simple and to far.........

Posted by , from Hawaii on Nov 17, 2011

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5 out of 5

Spectacular views, beautiful property!

We really enjoyed our stay at Las Brisas Ixtapa! We had a lovely room with a spectacular view over the ocean. The food and service were excellent. We would definitely book it again! And we recommend it to others!

Posted by , from MI on Apr 13, 2011

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5 out of 5

A Great Hotel With A Superb Location

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet, fabulous location, awesome staff
Cons: No free Internet
Nestled behind rocks this hotel is so quiet and peaceful away from the hustle and bustle. And that is unique in Ixtapa as a lot of hotels are right on the beach but because the Brisas is sheltered by rocks and the water it is only really accessible to guests. The hotel is situated on several acres and at one point it was considered to be one of the op 10 hotels in the world. The staff is amazing and mades you feel very welcome and will go out of their way to make you feel at home. One problem is that it needs updating throughout even though the rooms have undergone a major renovation but despite that it is still an amazing hotel. We have stayed their more than once. The hotel is like a star that has faded a bit over the years but despite that is still a star.

Posted by , from vancouver, canada on Apr 12, 2011

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All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Las Brisas Ixtapa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at Las Brisas Ixtapa are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. Cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools at Las Brisas Ixtapa, and enjoy amenities like outdoor tennis courts and a fitness center. There are 4 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Self parking is free.

  • 1 building
  • 416 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 4 dining venues
  • Built in 1981
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Ixtapa, Guerrero (ZIH-Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo Intl.) (16.8 km / 10.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Las Brisas Ixtapa offers 416 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Las Brisas Ixtapa has 4 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Las Brisas has four on-site lighted tennis courts. Guests may swim at the beach or in the main pool. Children have their own playground and pool.

Two 18-hole, par-72 golf courses are within a 5-minute drive of the hotel. Also within 5 minutes is the Ixtapa Marina, home to sportsfishing charters, boat rental companies, and watersports concessions.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near this Ixtapa, Mexico hotel; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for MXN 350 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Room and bed type depend on availability check-in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property enforces a formal dress policy in the restaurants. Sandals, shorts, beachwear, swimwear, and denim are all prohibited.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: MXN 250 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MXN 350 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Brisas Ixtapa
  • Las Brisas Hotel Ixtapa
  • Las Brisas Ixtapa
  • Brisas Resort
  • Las Brisas Ixtapa Mexico
  • Las Brisas Resort Ixtapa Hotel Ixtapa
  • Las Brisas Ixtapa Hotel

Awards & Affiliations

Promotions

Honeymoon Bonus
Book a stay in a Junior Suite or Brisas Beach (business) Club room all year-round, and a complimentary bottle of domestic sparkling wine will be sent to honeymooners' rooms. Sparking wine must be requested upon booking and stated on the manifest. Must book a Junior Suite or Brisas Beach (business) Club room to qualify. Amenities have no cash value and are non transferable. Other restrictions may apply.