The hotel is in a Golf property that houses two hotels, the "Iberostar playa mita" (another hotel which looks more "common" i.e. more like the all inclusive type, it looked more crowded and not that special at least from the outside) and "La Tranquila".
The Tranquila areas are beautiful and very well kept, staff is very profesional and courteous, room was very spacious and had excellent distribution including a bath tub inside and a small two person pool on the outside terrace overlooking the hotel areas and sea.
What i really liked was that the hotel was not crowded with people, there was almost no one there when you went out to the pools or sea, no music playing or when they did have some it was only in certain areas and very soft so you would hardly notice it.
The pools are so big you can be on one side and not even know who might be swimming on the other end, the beach area is very clean, well kept and you would have it all to yourself, some people walking by from the other hotels in the area but it is great if you like to have the beach to yourself.
The pool restaurant staff was very attending but at the same time they were not all over you trying to force any food or drinks, food was not A+ but not bad at all, i'm a vegan so i didnt eat much, if you're a meat/fish eater the food may be great as the chefs looked like pro's.
Overall great vacation, i would recommend it for adults, i would assume kids would not have as much fun in a quiet, relaxing environment.
Our butler Omar was fantastic and made the trip, and Daniel (poolside server) was also fantastic. The staff made the hotel better and that says something for a Five Star resort. Great food as well, a perfect mix of local fare with American options for children and travels abroad.
The hotel was fantastic. Great staff, awesome room, and in the middle of everything that we needed. The manager Horratio lined up surf trips, boat trips and took care of restaurant reservations. The roof top breakfast with the best view in Punta Mita is a great way to start the day.
Hotel des Artistes located in the Punta de Mita Beach Club and Spa- is a new five star boutique luxury beachfront Hotel …More
The hotel staff was exellent, the bar service was superb. It was a real treat having drinks brought right to the poolside. The food was awesome in the royal suites side of the hotel. We ate at the Mexican restaurant only once and took all of our other meals at the royal side. The vegetarian menu was thoughtfully planned and had a nice variety of apples, mains, etc. Being vegan though, I had a hard time staying satisfied and was forced to resort to eating cheese in some of my meals as no other vegan options were available. Eating just vegetables and fruits made my stomach hurt. It would be nice to have had bean sides, apples, even vegan desert besides fruit to eat. Not a bean to be had. Surprising for a Mexican restaurant. Anyways, there was no end to steak and lobster all around us, thankfully we were not forced to dine with others and bear witness.
Other than the vegan food choices absence, a very pleasant places to stay and relax. A sidenote.: the nightly entertainment is very child orientated and not geared towards adults and there is only entertainment on the children allowed side of the resort. The botanical gardens are very nice.
My wife and I had a weekend get away to the Meson de Mita and found everything delightful. The value for the dollar is spectacular and you cant beat its location. On the Beach, with a Pool next to Si Senors restaurant which is the Class of water front restaurant district. The staff at the Meson was always helpful and polite. We would definitely return and recommend to friends.
Very nice medium size Hotel Resort. Clean and attractive. Great sandy beach and rock free ocean swimming. Excellent staff service. Fun family friendly evening entertainment. Food & beverages were good. The Pacific Express restaurant was excellent. The bed mattress was on the soft side of firm.
Perched on a peninsula that juts into the Pacific Ocean, Punta Mita offers exquisite beaches and picturesque views of Banderas Bay and the ocean. The highlight of the peninsula is the award-winning Pacifico Golf Course, set amid white-sand beaches and the surrounding Sierra Madres. A variety of prestigious hotels and beach clubs offer visitors tranquility and luxury near the city.
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