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Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, México

  • Punta Mita, Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, 63734, Mexico

    September 1999

    John O'Sullivan
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 177

  • Guest Rooms: 139
  • Suites: 38
Villas, Residences and Beach Homes (Private Retreats): 22 Villas, 7 Residences and 3 Beach Homes
Design Aesthetic:
  • Traditional Mexican-style casitas with red-tiled roof tops amid gardens set against Pacific shores
  • Extensive contemporary Mexican art collection
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Architects and Designers

  • Diego Villaseñor
  • Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo
  • Erica Krayer and Ofelia Uribe (interiors)

Location: Set in a 21-hectare (52-acre) nature preserve on a private peninsula just northwest of Puerto Vallarta on the Bahía de Banderas

Private Retreats

Vacation Rentals Since: 2005

Additional Residential (ownership):

  • Private Residences: 10
  • Private Villas: 54
  • Residence Club: 25 Fractional Units
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Décor: Contemporary Mexican coastal stylings with local regional art and furnishings


  • Stunning beach views of the Pacific Ocean
  • Panoramic views of the ocean and Pacific coastline
  • Pacific coastline and Resort grounds

Amenities for Private Retreats:

  • Daily in-home amenities
  • Golf cart (two four-seater per villa); Private Residences get one 6-seater, as well as Marea Beach House
  • 24-hour access to Four Seasons staff via contactless chat on the Four Seasons app
  • Daily housekeeping tailored to preferred times
  • Full, complimentary Resort access
  • Complimentary access to Kids For All Seasons
  • Signature Lead With Care protocols
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

Treatment Rooms: 13

Signature Treatment:

  • Hakali Massage
  • Punta Mita Tequila Stone Massage
  • Punta Mita Margarita Manicure/ Pedicure
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Special Features:

  • Tamai Spa Garden for outdoor fitness classes including spinning and HIIT
  • Apuane Luxury Suite for couples with in-suite shower, wc, bath tub whirlpool, dry sauna, steam room and private patio 
  • Secluded beachfront massage palapa for twilight massages
  • Private beauty salon for brides
  • Harmony Room for touchless experiences including Reiki and Sound Healing
  • Advanced hydrotherapy areas, including hot and cold pools, therapeutic ice fountains and cold showers, eucalyptus steam rooms and saunas
  • Fitness facilities with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and Private Fitness Studio
  • Daily fitness classes including AquaForza at the main pool and Hatha Yoga classes surrounded by the ocean at the Rock

Spa Director: Luis Molina


Executive Chef: Jorge González

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Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Red snapper
  • Bahía de Banderas lobster
  • Mahi mahi
  • Catch of the day
  • Octopus
  • Shrimp
  • Pineapple
  • Watermelon
  • Mango
  • Panela Cheese
  • Corn
  • Masa for tortillas
  • Tertulianos locally sourced and roasted coffee

Restaurant: Dos Catrinas

  • Cuisine: Authentic Mexican fare with a contemporary twist
  • Signature Dish: Pink Mole
  • Designer: Saúl Sasson
  • Restaurant Chef: Fernando Méndez

Restaurant: Aramara

  • Cuisine: Asian Cuisine
  • Signature Dish: Duck tacos
  • Designer: Diego Villaseñor
  • Restaurant Chef: Martín Flores

Restaurant: Bahía by Richard Sandoval

  • Cuisine: Freshly grilled meats, seafood, and vegetables
  • Signature Dish:  Zarandeado
  • Designer: Anderson Miller
  • Restaurant Chef: Albis Salas

Restaurant: Tail of the Whale Clubhouse

  • Cuisine: Classic American and Mexican dishes
  • Signature Dish: Mexican fajitas
  • Designer: Gina Barrios
  • Restaurant Chef: Bertha Barajas

Restaurant: Tamai

  • Cuisine: Plant-based Asian bowls, fresh sushi, and sashimi
  • Signature Dish: Tanoshi bowl
  • Designer: Víctor Jimenez
  • Restaurant Chef: José Salas

Lounge: Mez

  • Designer: Saúl Sasson

Lounge: Nuna Pool Bar

  • Designer: Perla Felguero

Lounge: Cora Lounge

  • Designer: Anderson Miller


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 8 private cabanas
  • Lazy River: Cool and refreshing "river" encircles the Oasis complex; iInner tubes and noodles are provided for relaxing rides along the pool's currents
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  • Number of Tennis Courts: 10
  • Tennis Lessons: For a fee


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

Name of Course: Bahia Golf Course    

  • Date Open: 2009
  • Designer: Jack Nicklaus
  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7,035
  • Number of Holes: 18

Additional Services:

  • Tail of the Whale Clubhouse - Full-service restaurant serving breakfast and lunch 
  • Golf shop
  • Punta Mita Golf Academy
  • Game Enhancement Facility including 2 short game areas
  • Club rental

Additional On-Site Activities

  • Water toys and equipment
  • Cultural Concierge
  • Surfing and stand up paddle
  • Kids For All Seasons
  • The Game Room
  • The Container (teen centre)
  • Basketball court
  • Beach volleyball
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Catch and release on Cuevas beach
  • Hiking tours around the property
  • Whale watching
  • Sea foraging on Manzanillas beach
  • Four Seasons Explorer
  • Turtle release (seasonal)
  • Catch of the Day

Off-Site Activities

  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Zip line
  • Marietas Islands
  • Surfing
For Younger Guests
  • Kids for All Seasons: KFAS is the place for the youngest guests in the Resort -  includes art, crafts, video games, and outdoor activities
  • The Container: An innovative indoor-outdoor lounge area where young guests 13 to 19 years old will meet new friends, play their favourite video games or just chill out
  • Game Room: A safe – and fun – venue for people of all ages featuring PlayStation III, Xbox 360, Wii and Kinect; ping-pong table, pool table, air hockey, mini cinema in a theatre setting, internet, arcade and more
  • Watersports programs and swimming with sea lions (in season) off the shore of the Resort's family beach
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Meetings, Weddings and Events

Total Size: 53,973 sq. ft / 5,000 sq. m.

Largest Ballroom: 3,805 sq. ft. / 1160 sq. m.

Meet and Feed Capacity: 300

Banquet Capacity: 420

Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 550

Breakout Spaces: 6

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Unique Meeting and Event Facilities:

  • Indoor/outdoor meetings spaces
  • Outdoor experience inside Takua ballroom: glass doors all around the ballroom that can be opened, filling the room with natural light and fresh air, a palapa roof and AC when doors are closed
  • Tamai Garden, Tamai Pool, Las Cuevas Beach, Manzanillas beach, for banquets and receptions.
  • A magnificent view for small gatherings of adults only at the Rock; an oceanfront hill that overlooks both of Resort beaches
Additional Special Features
  • Collection of important contemporary Mexican and international art throughout property
  • In-property Hakari Cultural Center offers exhibits, lectures, Spanish classes, tequila blending experience and make-your-own chocolate workshop
  • Private cruise available for day excursions
  • Catch of the day: Local fishermen will arrive on the beach with their fresh catch, where the chef will explain the different types of fish and make preparation suggestions
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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
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