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Viceroy Zihuatanejo

Zihuatanejo, Mexico

The Viceroy Zihuatanejo is a gorgeous luxury hotel on the Pacific Coast's Playa La Ropa, a stunning mile long crescent-shaped beach. The hotel include three lovely swimming pools, fantastic ocean views and beautiful Mexican furnishings and handicrafts.

The Viceroy Zihuatanejo is currently closed. Please contact our Mexico specialists for more information about our portfolio of hotels and resorts on Mexico's Pacific coast.

At a Glance

  • One of the few hotels in Zihuatanejo to be right on the beach

  • Authentic restaurants in Zihuatanejo town nearby

  • Fantastic for surfing and learning to surf

  • Sister hotel to the excellent Viceroy Riviera Maya on the Caribbean coast

  • A great option for both couples and also for families as they have two bedroom suites

Beach, Golf, Honeymoon, Sailing & surfing

Insider's View

This is the best beachfront hotel in Zihuatanejo, as so many others are set up on the hillside.

Marianne Baring

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The Viceroy Zihuatanejo, formerly The Tides Zihuatenejo, features beautiful rooms and suites set in adobe-style villas amongst lush vegetation with coconut trees and colorful hibiscus. The rooms are individually furnished with original Mexican arts and crafts carefully blended with the latest in modern technology including plasma TVs, DVD player, WiFi and iHome docking systems. Each of the rooms and suites has a private terrace or balcony, many with their own infinity-edge plunge pool.

Relax in the intimate hotel spa, chill out by one of the three pools, take a yoga class on the beach, dine in one of the gourmet restaurants or join in one of the on-site cooking classes, where the hotel's executive chef will share some of his culinary secrets with you. You can opt to have a private dinner at a location of your choice for a really memorable experience. - under a palm tree, on the beach under the stars or in the privacy of your room. The service and attention to detail at The Viceroy Zihuatanejo will not go unnoticed during your stay as your every need and preference is catered for as much as possible, mostly without you even having to ask.

The charming village of Zihuatanejo is just a short drive away from the hotel and has many excellent restaurants and bars. There are also countless activities on offer in the area including tennis, golf, surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, riding and deep sea fishing.


The Viceroy Zihuatanejo features 35 rooms and 35 suites residing in handsome adobe-inspired villas amidst luxuriant tropical gardens. No two accommodations are alike - twisted tree trunks hold aloft a tile roof in one instance, a private terrace is framed by the fringe of its palm-thatched roof in another. All rooms at this luxurious Zihuatanejo hotel feature a private terrace or balcony and garden- or bay-views, while suites include an intimate, outdoor infinity-pool.

Viceroy Zihuatanejo's accommodations offer all the essential modern and deluxe amenities to ensure supreme comfort including flat screen TVs, iPods and docking stations, direct dial phones, DVD players, adjustable air conditioning and ceiling fans, safe deposit boxes to protect your passport and valuables, hairdryers, robes, slippers, plush beach towels and more.

Superior Room

These range in size from 350-440 sq ft and are designed in an authentic Mexican style. All have a king size canopy bed, separate living area and balcony or terrace with hammocks and garden views.

Deluxe Room

These spacious, split-level rooms of approximately 480 sq ft, are designed in a Mexican style. All have a king size canopy bed, separate living area and balcony or terrace with hammocks and garden views.

One and Two Bedroom Suites

The one and two-bedroom Lagoon Suites, ranging in size from 700-900 sq ft, line a small lagoon. All feature a separate living area and private terrace with an infinity-edge pool.

Garden Suite

The Garden Suites, ranging from 1100-1500 sq ft, feature 2 bedrooms, one with a king size bed, the other with a queen bed, each with its own bathroom. The suites have a spacious living room and private terrace with plunge pool and garden views.

Beach Suite

The 1 and 2 bedroom Beach Suites, ranging from 700-1100 sq ft, have a spacious, private terrace with ocean views and an infinity-edge plunge pool, double chaise lounge and a huge hammock. The oversized bathroom is furnished with indigenous marble.

Penthouse Suite

The beautiful one-bedroom Penthouse Suites, ranging from 700-900 sq ft, are set up high, affording amazing, sweeping views of Zihuatanejo Bay. They feature an open-air living room and an infinity-edge plunge pool, a canopied king size bed and an amazing indoor-outdoor bathroom.

Tides Suite

The 1,465 sq ft Tides Suite has an unrivalled 180-degree view of Zihuatanejo Bay. There are two uniquely designed bedrooms and two bathrooms finished with indigenous marble. The spacious open-air living area features an oversized daybed and two seating areas, making a superb spot for private dining.


Children are accepted at the Viceroy Zihuatanejo, on a request basis. They are only permitted to stay in the Garden and Beach Suites. Babysitting and cots can easily be arranged upon request.


The Viceroy Zihuatanejo has three lovely pools, a fitness center and an intimate spa offering a range of treatments in a tranquil setting, including the signature Lava Shell Therapy. There are also three bars and two gourmet restaurants serving exquisite award-winning cuisine, with local and European influences and a 'Lunch on the Beach' service where you can enjoy a complete dining experience in your own palapa on the sand.


Guests at The Viceroy Zihuatanejo can take part in a range of activities at the hotel including yoga classes by the sea and hands-on culinary classes with the hotel's executive chef. It is also possible to arrange golf, surfing, deep-sea fishing, kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, wind surfing, water skiing, horse riding and cultural tours into the surrounding area.

Location & Directions

Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Mexico’s vast Pacific coastline, Viceroy Zihuatanejo sits on the tranquil bay of Playa la Ropa. Tucked above the picturesque fishing village of Zihuatanejo, the hotel is just 4r miles from the resort destination of Ixtapa and 150 miles northwest of Acapulco.

When to go

The rainy summer season lasts from June to October, when it can be very hot and humid. The best month to visit is November, when the surrounding countryside is verdant after the summer rains. January and February is whale-watching season. Come between November and March to see nesting and hatching turtles, from December to March if you want to watch dolphins and whales, or in April to spot giant manta rays.

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