I didn’t know what to expect as I had not been to Punta Mita before. I know the resort was over 16 years old. Well, I was not disappointed. The grounds are magnificent, with lush foliage, and wonderful sculptures throughout. Everything was kept up beautifully and was clean and pristine.
We stayed in a 3 bedroom villa that was beautiful and luxurious. We had our own plunge pool overlooking rolling hills and the ocean, There was a full kitchen, fully stocked, a living room and dining room as well. All the comforts you can ask for. We were travelling with our kids and grandkids and there was a lot to offer for the little ones. There is an amazing kids club with wonderful staff who are very helpful and creative. There are great babysitters for the young ones under 5 yrs of age. The Lazy River ride is fun for all ages. There are 3 pools, and a beach. The fitness center is quite large and the spa, although not huge, has very good technicians. I hear they will be renovating and expanding this area this summer.
The food is very good at all three restaurants. Bahia is Latin-Mediterranean, Ketsi is Mexican, and Aramara is Japanese. The food is much better than the newer nearby St. Regis. And the staff is also better, more gracious, better English skills and not expecting tips as they do at the St. Regis. The service is outstanding everywhere. Everyone tries to call you by name and they aim to please. Carlos was one standout staff member who actually serves drinks in the pool. He swims out to wherever you are. Besides this he was great with our grandkids, teaching them to make flower necklaces and playing with them. He was a rock star. Another great staff member was Juan Louis who serves free snacks all day long, such as snow cones, ice cream, coconut juice and fresh fruit. He also is an eye glass doctor and comes around to clean your sunglasses and readers a few times a day. There are always cold towels to cool off under the hot sun.
We are well-travelled and quite spoiled and the Four Seasons Punta Mita not only met our expectations, they surpassed them.