Thompson Hotels will expand its Mexico portfolio with the opening of a beach resort in Zihuatanejo later this year. 

The hotel is a renovation of the former Viceroy on Playa la Ropa. It is one of the area's only beachfront properties, located on a secluded stretch of pristine coastline along a protected bay.

The Thompson Zihuatanejo will feature 54 suites, multiple food and beverage outlets and three pools, including an adults-only oceanfront infinity pool, a family-friendly option with swim-up bar, and a pool accessible only to guests staying in its 11 swim-up suites. Many suites will have private plunge pools.

"We are expanding our Thompson resort portfolio to a new region of Mexico after the success of our Thompson hotels in both Cabo San Lucas and Playa del Carmen," said Jamie Sabatier, CEO of Two Roads Hospitality, which owns the Thompson brand. "The opening of Thompson Zihuatanejo will bring a new urban resort experience to the area, while still honoring the deep traditions and laidback lifestyle of the former fishing village."

Hyatt agreed to acquire Two Roads Hospitality earlier this week.

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