Barcelo Ixtapa Beach All Inclusive is located right on the beach in a central area of this city. It is also close to a marina, spa and golf clubs. Ixtapa itself is a modern resort city founded by Mexico’s National Tourism Development Fund. Its construction began in 1968, where it was then built from the ground up. Today, there are also several shopping malls in Ixtapa.
The closest airport to this resort and city is Ixtapa – Zihuatanejo International, which is about ten miles away.
Barcelo Ixtapa Beach All Inclusive is located right on El Palmar Beach, and also has chairs for guests to view the waters of Palmar Bay. There are two outdoor pools, children’s pool, dive shop and spa services on-site.
There are three places to eat meals at Barcelo, as well as one poolside snack bar. For drinking, this resort has a bar/lounge, swim-up bar and poolside bar.
Other features of this resort are beauty services, hair salon, currency exchange, tour assistance, gift shops, concierge desk, fitness facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, elevator, air-conditioned public areas, on-site tennis, arcade, wedding services, ballroom, banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, multilingual staff, business services, audio-visual equipment, security guard, 24-hour front help desk, bellhop and available medical assistance.
Barcelo Ixtapa Beach All Inclusive has a total of 398 rooms, which all have furnished balconies or patios with partial-ocean or garden views. Their minibars offer several beverages, like beer, non-alcoholic beverages and complimentary bottled water. Bathrooms provide guests with bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, hair dryers, shower/tub combinations and make-up/shaving mirrors.
These rooms also feature sewing kits, air conditioning, phones, voicemail, safes, coffee/tea makers, iron, ironing board, in-room safe, wake-up calls, clock radio, satellite television service, daily housekeeping, opening windows, daily housekeeping and electronic/magnetic keys.
Smoking is permitted in guestrooms. Cribs and rollaway beds can be provided if requested.
Guests under the all-inclusive room rate can take advantage of Barcelo’s nightly live music, as well as meals and beverages in an atrium setting or poolside. Parents who bring their children can take them to the Kid’s Club, which is covered in the plan. As far as sports, the room rate also includes tennis, aerobics and several watersports.
Parking cars at this resort is free, whether self or valet.
What’s not included
While access to the 18-hole Club de Golf Palma Real golf club is not included in the room plan, guests who stay at Barcelo can receive discounts to go play there.
Basic meals are covered in the all-inclusive plan, but Spanish meals at the specialty restaurant may require extra fees. Internet usage requires a surcharge. In-room childcare is available if parents choose to pay.