ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico -- Two villas and three seaside suites have
been added to the rental pool at Puerto Mio, the 30-acre luxury
resort near Zihuatanejo. Another 10 seaside suites are planned.
Villa Encantada, a 5,000-square-foot villa situated on a
hilltop, features an open-air, palapa-covered living and dining
area, an infinity pool and four master bedrooms with terraces.
The living area, furnished with built-in white banquettes, a
mahogany coffee table and sea grass armchairs, looks out over the
pool and the resort's private beach.
The air-conditioned bedrooms feature four-poster beds, a
television and a minibar.
Some of the bedrooms feature sunken bathtubs and/or showers with
doors that open onto private terraces.
The villa also has a kitchen, daily maid service and staff
quarters. Full- or part-time cooks and butlers are available for an
The second villa, Villa Bahia, also features an infinity pool, a
large living area, a full kitchen and daily maid service.
The villa has three air-conditioned bedrooms and four-and-a-half
The three new seaside suites, which, like the villas, are located
on cliffs, each offer a bedroom with a king bed, a large living
area, a wet bar, a private pool, a garden terrace and a bathroom
with an indoor and outdoor shower.
Each of the new villas and suites was designed by Mexican
architect Enrique Zozaya, whose signature decorative elements
include extensive use of woodwork and Mexican tiles and stones.
The villas and suites cost a total of $2 million to build.
Guests at the villas and suites have access to all of Puerto
Mio's facilities and services, which include two restaurants and a
bar; two swimming pools, and a private beach and marina. A
full-service $1.2 million spa is scheduled to open in the
Puerto Mio is within walking distance of the picturesque fishing
village of Zihuatanejo and close to Ixtapa's golf courses, tennis
courts, horseback riding and shopping.
Rates at Puerto Mio start at $225 a night, double, through Dec.
22 and from Jan. 6 to April 30. Seaside suites cost from $450 a
A seven-night honeymoon package starts at $2,300 per couple from
Jan. 6 to April 30.
It includes one dinner for two, one room-service breakfast for
two, a bottle of champagne and airport transfers.
For more information or reservations, call (888) 633-3295 or
visit the resort's Web site at www.puertomio.com.mx.