Punta Mita

  • OPENING DATE:

    September 1999
  • GENERAL MANAGER:

    John O'Sullivan
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 177

  • Guest Rooms: 139
  • Suites: 38

Additional Accommodations:

  • Private Villas: 50
  • Residence Club: 25
  • Private Residences: 10

Design Aesthetic:

  • Traditional Mexican-style casitas with red-tiled roof tops amid gardens set against Pacific shores
  • Extensive contemporary Mexican art collection

Architect:

  • Diego Villaseñor
  • Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo

Interior Designer(s): Maria Isabel Gómez and Gina Parlange

Location: Set in a 162-hectare (400-acre) nature preserve on a private peninsula just northwest of Puerto Vallarta on the Bahía de Banderas

Apuane Spa

Designer(s): Kollin Altomare Architects and interior designer Anderson Miller 

Design Aesthetic: Updated Mexican architecture built around a sun-drenched courtyard with the soothing sounds of flowing water

Signature Treatment:

  • Hakali Massage
  • Punta Mita Massage

Special Features:

  • Tamai Spa Garden for outdoor treatments and meditation
  • Apuane Luxury Suite for couples with in-suite jacuzzi, dry sauna, steam room and private patio
  • Secluded beachfront massage palapa for twilight massages
  • Private beauty salon for brides
  • Advanced hydrotherapy, including hot and cold pools, therapeutic ice fountains and cold showers, eucalyptus steam rooms and saunas
  • Fitness facilities and daily fitness and yoga classes including AntiGravity yoga and AquaForza

Spa Manager: Paulina Mercader

Dining

Executive Chef: Victor Garridol

Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Red snapper
  • Mole paste
  • Achiote paste
  • Bahía de Banderas lobster
  • Coffee from Veracruz
  • Mahi mahi

Restaurant: Aramara

  • Signature Dish: Duck tacos
  • Restaurant Chef: Esther Sanchez

Restaurant: Ketsi by Richard Sandoval

  • Signature Dish: Ketsi salad
  • Designer: Front Tsuji Arquitects
  • Restaurant Chef: Hector Leyva

Restaurant: Tail of the Whale

  • Designer: Gina Barrios
  • Restaurant Chef: Berta Barajas

Restaurant: Bahía

  • Signature Dish: Red snapper sarandeado, fish ceviche
  • Designer: Anderson Miller
  • Restaurant Chef: Sandra Herrera

Lounge: Nuna Pool Bar

  • Designer: Perla Felguero

Lounge: Cora Lounge

  • Designer: Anderson Miller

Lounge: Tamai Pool Bar

  • Designer: Victor Jimenez
Recreation

Tennis:

  • Number of Tennis Courts: 10
  • Tennis Lessons: For a fee

Golf:

  • Name of Course: Pacifico Golf Course
    • Date Open: September 1, 1999
    • Designer: Jack Nicklaus (A Signature Course)
    • Par: 72
    • Yardage: 7,001 or 7,014 (optional hole)
    • Number of Holes: 18 (plus an optional par 3)
    • Special Holes: 3rd – Tail of the Whale is the only natural island hole in the world
    • Green Fees: $230 (18 holes)
      $150 (9 holes) (USD)
    • Additional Services:
      • Pro shop
      • Golf instruction available
      • Driving range
      • Putting green
      • Clubs rental
  • Name of Course: Bahia Golf Course
    • Date Open: 2009
    • Designer: Jack Nicklaus
    • Par: 72
    • Yardage: 7,035
    • Number of Holes: 18
    • Green Fees: $230 (18 holes)
      $150 (9 holes) (USD)
    • Additional Services:
      • Pro shop
      • Golf instruction available
      • Driving range
      • Putting green
      • Clubs rental

Pools:

  • Number of Pools: 4
    • Nuna Pool: Constant temperature of 30ºC (86ºF), shallow splashing areas for children
    • Tamai Pool Complex: Two main pools, two plunge pools, whirlpool, full bar and 10 private cabanas
    • Lazy River: Cool and refreshing "river" encircles the Oasis complex. Inner tubes and noodles are provided for relaxing rides along the pool's currents

Fitness Facilities:

  • Size: 511 sq m / 5,500 sq ft
  • Sample Fitness Activities:
    • Personal trainer available
    • Seaside Yoga classes on "The Rock", an oceanside cliff
    • Spinning classes

On-site Activities:

  • Water toys and equipment
  • Whirlpool
  • Cultural Concierge
  • Surfing and stand up paddle
  • Kids For All Seasons
  • Basketball court
  • Beach volleyball
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Whale watching
  • Stargazing
  • Four Seasons Yacht

Off-site Activities:

  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Zip line
For Younger Guests
  • Kids for All Seasons: Supervised children's programme in a dedicated facility featuring an indoor tree house and outdoor play area with jungle gym
  • Game room for teens and children age five and up
  • Watersports programs and swimming with sea lions (in season) off the shore of the Resort's family beach
Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 344 sq m / 3,700 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 244 sq m / 2,624 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 100

Banquet Capacity: 200

Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 280

Breakout Spaces: 3

Private Dining Room Capacity: 50

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities:

  • Indoor/outdoor meetings spaces
  • Meeting courtyard where Frida Kahlo-themed events are staged
  • Tamai Garden, Tamai Jacuzzi, Las Cuevas Beach, Beach Manzanillas, Golf Garden for banquets and receptions
  • Oceanside receptions set on the world's only natural island golf green on the Jack Nicklaus designed golf course
Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Supports Punta Mita Foundation, which provides health-care services for local children, vocational training and school supplies, as well as support for the local and indigenous peoples
Special Features
  • Collection of important contemporary Mexican and international art throughout property
  • In-house Cultural Center offers exhibits and lectures
  • Private yacht available for day excursions
  • "Gift of the Gods" lecture, Spanish classes, tequila blending experience and make your own chocolate workshop

PRESS CONTACTS
Miguel Peregrina
Director of Public Relations
Punta Mita, Bahia de Banderas
Nayarit, 63734
Mexico
Kimi Ozawa
Murphy O'Brien PR
11444 Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, 90064
U.S.A.