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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

Additional Accommodations:

  • Private Villas: 54
  • Residence Club: 25
  • Private Residences: 10
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Design Aesthetic:

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


  • Diego Villaseñor
  • Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo

Interior Designers: Erica Krayer and Ofelia Uribe  

Location: Set in a 21-hectare (52-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

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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: Luis Molina


Executive Chef: Jorge González

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Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

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

Restaurant: Dos Catrinas

  • Signature Dish: Pink mole
  • Designer: Saúl Sasson
  • Restaurant Chef: Fernando Méndez

Restaurant: Aramara

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

Restaurant: Tail of the Whale Clubhouse

  • Signature Dish: Mexican fajitas
  • Designer: Gina Barrios
  • Restaurant Chef: Berta Barajas

Restaurant: Bahía by Richard Sandoval

  • Signature Dish: Red snapper Zarandeado
  • Designer: Anderson Miller
  • Restaurant Chef: Julio Chávez

Lounge: Nuna Pool Bar

  • Designer: Perla Felguero

Lounge: Cora Lounge

  • Designer: Anderson Miller

Lounge: Tamai Pool Bar

  • Signature Dish: Tanoshi bowl
  • Designer: Victor Jimenez


  • Number of Tennis Courts: 10
  • Tennis Lessons: For a fee
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  • 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 featuring Top 100 instructor Tom Stickney
  • Game Enhancement Facility including 2 short game areas
  • Club rental


  • 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. 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
  • Cultural Concierge
  • Surfing and stand up paddle
  • Kids For All Seasons
  • The Game Room
  • The Container
  • 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 Yacht
  • 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 innovate and exclusive indoor-outdoor lounge area where young-guests 13 to 19 years old will meet new friends, play their favourite video game 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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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 847 sq m / 9,133 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 373 sq m / 4,015 sq ft  

Meet and Feed Capacity: 420

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 Whirlpool, Las Cuevas Beach, Beach Manzanillas, Golf Garden 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
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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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 yacht 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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