Indulge in the lap of luxury at the Tides Zihuatanejo. Located near Ixtapa on Mexico’s Pacific coast, the hotel has just 70 rooms (half are suites) in an array of two-level casitas. Just outside the door, 600 feet of beach awaits, with lounge chairs, beach beds, and even beach butlers to provide towels, neck cushions, and loaner iPods. Tides also boasts three pools including a seaside infinity pool as well as a superlative spa, two restaurants, and a bar offering over 100 types of tequila. With the Mas Por Menos (Get More for Less) package, room prices are slashed by 50 percent (with breakfast included), and guests receive 35 percent off all spa treatments. Book the low rates by August 31.
THE VALUE: Rates start at just $177/night.
THE CATCH: There is a two-night minimum to secure these rates. Blackout dates for certain room categories may apply.
THE DETAILS: Book through the Tides website.
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For general trip-planning information, see our Mexico Travel Guide.