Located on a secluded stretch of coastline along the pristine and protected Playa del Ropa in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, the Thompson Zihuatenejo is an immersive education in the art of refined relaxation. Freshly re-opened after an extensive renovation and run by people who are as infatuated with the lush landscape and mystical energy of Zihua as we are, this beachfront resort is fueling our mid-winter fantasies of a tropical getaway that serves up unprecedented luxury and endless tranquility.
Inspired by the natural intermingling of land, sand, and sea, the resort boasts one, two, and three story villas, which feature 56 stunning suites and airy guest rooms, including 11 Swim Up suites that offer private access to exclusive pools (our suggestion: take advantage by skinny-dipping under the stars). Surrounded by rustling palm fronds and fragrant coconut trees, each carefully curated suite is designed with a serene mid-century aesthetic in mind, using Oaxacan clay fixtures, local Parota wood, and contemporary Mexican art to strike the perfect balance between trendy and timeless. The minimalist design, open layout, and oceanfront views immerse you in the wonders of the natural world, soothing and reinvigorating your senses the way only nature can.
They say paradise is a state of mind, but we think paradise might actually be a breezy afternoon spent in an oceanfront infinity pool with a swim-up bar, or a dinner of freshly caught fire-grilled seafood in an open air palapa under the stars (don’t skip their restaurant Ceniza, which utilizes both ancient and modern cooking techniques) What about unwinding in your own private plunge pool? Or traversing a lush jungle in search of breathtaking waterfalls and shimmering lagoons?
With three pools, a restaurant, and a day to night beach club, Thompson Zihuatanejo has all the ingredients for the idyllic and refreshing getaway of your dreams…the only thing missing is you.
Ready to take the plunge? Book your stay here.