Pure Luxe in Punta Mita

In Hotels, North America by LA Travel Magazine

fspvx0001Just a hop, skip and short plane ride away from Los Angeles is a hidden gem by the name of Punta Mita.  Only a 45 minute drive north of Puerto Vallarta and you arrive to a place that will make you wonder how it is possible you’ve never heard of it before. Punta Mita is a 1500 acre beachfront village located on the north part of Banderas Bay in the Mexican state of Nayarit. Once the gates open your driver takes you down a windy landscaped road and a few short minutes later you see it… the beautiful entrance to the Four Seasons, Punta Mita.

One thing that the Four Seasons is very proud of is the ability to bring guests the best of the best. Whether it is golf, fine dining, sailing, world class fishing, spa treatments or just a simple relaxing getaway, there truly is something for everyone.

With the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands, Punta Mita delivers comfortable weather year round with summer temperatures in the high 80’s and winters ranging in the 70’s. This makes for a great vacation spot no matter what time of the year travelers venture here.

If you are a true resort lover you will feel right at home at the Four Seasons, Punta Mita.  The General Manager, John O’ Sullivan and his staff go above and beyond to provide an experience guests will never forget. With the perfect blend of luxury, life at the resort is simple and your only task is to plan the perfect day each morning.  If even that sounds too stressful, the staff will gladly customize a day full of activities just for you.

A Golfers Dream

cq5dam.web.637.358The Pacifico Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus is a golfers dream. This picturesque beauty has the ability to take your breath away with its 8 holes that border the Pacific Ocean and Banderas Bay. Picture yourself about to tee off on the 17th hole as you look to the right and you see a whale breaching right off the shore with sailboats dotting the background. You literally feel like you are looking at a post card; with sweeping views like these the game of golf becomes much more enjoyable. Looking for a challenge? Try the world famous “Tail of the Whale”, which is the world’s only “natural island green”. Tee off across the ocean onto a narrow green, where even the best golfers get a bit challenged. There is something about taking an amphibious golf cart across the ocean to make that birdie putt. that makes you instantly aware…you are in paradise.

Get Fit

Grab your sneakers and head to the resorts fitness center and prepare to have your mind blown. The Four Seasons offers a workout facility that will ensure you stay for your full session. With state of the art strength equipment, endless cardio machines and staff members waiting to offer you chilled scented towels, fitting a workout in during vacation never sounded so good!

cq5dam.web.468.263When you are looking to get your fitness on outside of the gym head over to the basketball court and shoot some hoops or take a dip in one of their amazing pools.  The resort offers three aquatic experiences, each completely different from the next. Take a dip in the infinity pool that gives you a bird’s eye view of the Pacific Ocean but be warned, you may never want to get out. In the mood for lounging? Then check out the lazy river. Grab an inner tube and float your way to nirvana as you sip on a frozen margarita. The resort also offers an “adults only” pool that has its own secluded area away from everything if you are looking for a little peace and quiet.

Dining

There are multiple dining options on property to choose from. If you’re in the mood for contemporary Asian cuisine try Aramara, a luscious blend of the Far East intertwined with a taste of Mexico.  Aramara which means “sacred place by the ocean” offers a mix of contemporary Asian cuisine with the seafood of the Pacific, which is brought in daily by local fisherman  from the neighboring fishing village of Sayulita.

cq5dam.web.468.263 (1)If you love fresh seafood and world class sunsets then don’t miss the opportunity to dine at Bahia. Named for the Spanish word “bay,” Bahía by Richard Sandoval will have you enjoying fresh caught lobster with a perfectly matched glass of wine while gazing upon the most colorful skies you will ever lay eyes on. The sunsets in Punta Mita are among the best in the world and what a better way to enjoy a prime seafood catch then sitting with your feet in the sand enjoying a great meal. Don’t forget your camera as there are some serious memories to capture here.

If you enjoy starting your day with a hearty breakfast Ketsi is a must every morning as you wake to paradise. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ketsi is perfect any time of day. No thought process involved here, order a drink and grab a plate. This Mexican themed buffet breakfast will tantalize all your taste buds and give you all the energy you will ever need for an activity filled day.  Located right next to the pool with astounding ocean views, Ketsi will allow you to fully relax and enjoy your morning meal while you fantasize about the explorations that are set for your day.  Enjoy a mixture of enchiladas, breakfast burritos, Mexican style pancakes, waffles, french toast to name a few.

Dinner on the Rock

Another dining excursion that is an absolute must for newlyweds or honeymooners is to experience “dinner on the rock”. Allow the staff and their team of chefs to prepare an enchanting evening on a raised up bluff that provides breathtaking views you will never forget.  Feast on a dinner created by the resorts Executive Chef made just for you. Raised up over the beach, you and your significant other can enjoy dinner lit by tiki torches followed by roasting marshmallows over a fire while you’re wrapped in Mexican blankets; a perfect way to celebrate something special in your life.

Apuane Spa

Apuane-SPAAnother enticing reason to stay at the Four Seasons is the spa treatments. Slip away for an infamous Punta Mita Tequila Massage and relax you like never have before. There is something very special about having tequila rubbed into your aching muscles; it has a healing power that you have to experience firsthand.

Whatever your desires are the Four Seasons can accommodate anything you wish. Whether it is a destination wedding, fishing trip, surfing vacation you can be 100% fulfilled here. With an amazing staff, endless activities and a spectacular location this is the place to be.  The Punta Mita Four Seasons is on the map and here to stay!