Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
Acclaimed as one of the world’s finest resorts by both Condé Nast Traveler and Travel+Leisure, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita features the sophisticated elegance and peerless service that defines the Four Seasons experience.
Consisting of 141 guest rooms and 32 suites, the resorts’ architectural style of quaint Mexican-style casitas blends harmoniously into the surrounding natural environment. Guest rooms take full advantage of their “Mexican Riviera” surroundings, with private terraces or balconies showcasing full ocean views and most suites featuring private plunge pools.
The pristine, white-sand beaches are set with sumptuous cabanas and plush chaise lounges. The resort’s water sports centers provide all you need for ocean-bound activities, such as coral reef snorkeling, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding. Blending into the blue of the Pacific, the infinity-edge, free-form Nuna Pool has an adjacent heated whirlpool as well as shallow splashing areas, perfect for children. Nearby, the quiet, adults-only Tamai pool complex offers a tranquil area for poolside relaxation, including private cabanas, available for rental.
Along with access to Punta Mita‘s two Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, additional recreational amenities available to guests include a tennis center, spacious fitness center, running and biking trails, and the acclaimed Apuane Spa.
The Apuane Spa at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita was recently honored as the “Best of the Best” Resort Spa in Mexico, as part of the 2012 TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards. Recognized for its creative integration of indigenous treatments with advanced therapies, the Apuane Spa continually refreshes its menu of offerings to stay on the leading edge of industry trends while adding elements of centuries-old wisdom of the region.
Creativity in sharing the magical sense of place that is Punta Mita, is also a key element in the resort’s acclaimed family programs. Recently,Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita was honored by luxury travel network Virtuoso as having the ‘Best of the Best’ Family Program of any hotel or resort among its worldwide affiliates, one of only ten awards presented in their 2012 program. The resort was specifically recognized for its imaginative offering of activities, special amenities and services designed specifically for family travelers.
More of this singular blend of cultural influences that comprises Punta Mita are shared with guests through the resort’s Cultural Concierge program, a specially crafted agenda of cultural talks, activities and excursions.
For those who want to make their Four Seasons Punta Mita experience a more permanent part of their lives, the Four Seasons Private Villas are available as vacation residences, and are also available as vacation options. These 68 single-family, oceanfront and ocean-view homes occupy a coveted setting on the beachfront and hillside surrounding the Four Seasons Resort at Punta Mita. Four different floor plans are available, ranging in size from approximately 3,000 to 4,000 square feet, with options for either four or five bedrooms. The architecture of the villas mirrors that of the resort, and makes the most of Punta Mita’s privileged climate and exceptional views.
THE APUANE SPA
The Apuane Spa at the Four Seasons offers a full range of massages and spa treatments designed to relax, invigorate, detoxify and heal. Try the Punta Mita massage, which uses indigenous sage oil and tequila; or try an exfoliating chamomile body scrub or seaweed mask.
Romantically-inclined couples may request the Apuana Suite, which features twin massage beds, a sun-drenched steam room, whirlpool, sauna, shower and private outdoor terrace. Salon services are available, and the steam rooms and saunas are open for use by guests and private villa owners, even without a spa appointment.
Four Seasons has a variety of unique dining experiences to fit all tastes. Aramara, meaning “a sacred place by the ocean” in the Huichol language, features “Chino Latino” cuisine; a melting pot of Latin American and Asian flavours and culinary styles. Bahía is a contemporary beachfront grill offering a relaxed atmosphere with a sleek, contemporary design. Ketsi offers creative Mexican cuisine in an alfresco setting for casual breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tail of the Whale is the perfect spot for a casual drink after a round of golf or a game of tennis and is open daily for breakfast and lunch.