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Experience Mexico in Style at Thompson Zihuatanejo


April 17, 2023
Words by Lauren Ertl
Photos courtesy of Thompson Zihuatanejo

Located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, Thompson Zihuatanejo is a luxurious beachfront resort located in a charming fishing village. It offers a perfect blend of tranquility and luxury, making it an ideal destination for couples who seek relaxation and comfort for their bachelor/bachelorette party, intimate wedding or honeymoon.

First, let’s talk about the location. The Thompson is situated on Playa La Ropa, one of the most beautiful beaches in Zihuatanejo. The hotel’s beachfront location provides guests with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and access to a wide range of water sports, including kayaking, paddle boarding, and surfing. It’s also within walking distance of the town center, where visitors can explore the local market, shops, and restaurants.

The hotel itself is a luxurious oasis with a modern and chic design that blends seamlessly with the natural beauty of the surrounding area. All rooms are spacious and well-appointed, with large balconies or terraces that offer breathtaking views of the ocean or the lush gardens. The decor is sleek and contemporary, with a nod to the local culture. Wedding groups may consider securing all of the property’s luxurious swim-up suites connected to the adults-only pool for the ultimate fun-in-the-sun party. These suites also offer a completely private indoor and outdoor rain-head shower for a uniquely romantic experience.

One of the standout features of the Thompson Zihuatanejo is its exceptional service. The staff is warm, friendly, and always willing to go above and beyond to ensure guests have a memorable stay. From the moment you arrive, you are greeted with a refreshing welcome drink and a warm smile. The hotel also offers a personal concierge service to help arrange excursions, restaurant reservations, and transportation.

Foodies will love the culinary offerings available on-property. The hotel has two restaurants, Ceniza and Hao, which serve a mix of Mexican and international cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Hao is the more casual of the two, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a beachfront setting. Ceniza, on the other hand, offers a more sophisticated atmosphere and a menu that features sustainably-sourced Mexican surf and turf dishes with traditional wood-fired cooking techniques.

For those looking to unwind, Thompson Zihuatanejo offers an infinity pool overlooking the beach, as well as a full-service spa that offers a range of treatments and services. The spa is located in a tranquil setting surrounded by lush vegetation, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation and rejuvenation. 

The hotel also offers a variety of activities and experiences for guests, such as yoga classes, cooking lessons, and tequila tastings. For adventure-seekers, there are also opportunities for zip-lining, horseback riding, and deep-sea fishing.

Thompson Zihuatanejo is truly an exceptional destination for those seeking a luxurious and tranquil escape. With its stunning beachfront location, stylish design, impeccable service, and outstanding culinary offerings, it’s no wonder that it has become a favorite among discerning travelers. 

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