FAQs

We offer an efficient gym, covered by a palm palapa with stunning ocean views, equipped with treadmills, free weights, bands, a bench, and mats.

Unfortunately, due to the multiple elevations of our hillside property, we are not able to provide wheelchair access.

No, we do not, but we strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance. Multiple travel insurance plans are available online, giving you the peace of mind you need for a perfect vacation!

The Zihuatanejo area offers a plethora of ocean activities including world-class sport fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, jet skiing and boat charters. In addition to the stunning, white sand beaches that ring Zihuatanejo Bay, you may enjoy visiting outlying beaches such as Troncones, Ixtapa, Playa Larga and Barra de Postosi. Two quality golf courses are a short cab ride from the hotel. Take a zip line above a tropical forest, horseback ride on the beach, swim with dolphins and explore recently excavated pyramids. You’ll enjoy exploring the quaint shops and restaurants in the friendly town of Zihuatanejo. Then again, the preferred activity of our happiest guests is to do absolutely nothing!

Surf is often up at Las Gatas Beach, right down the hill from the hotel. The best nearby surf spots in the area are at Playa Linda (9 miles), Troncones (24 miles), Saladita (29 miles) and at El Rancho (32 miles). Surfing instruction is available from experienced instructors, who will pick you up at the hotel, usually between the hours of 8am to 10 am.

We do not offer meal plans, but will be glad to customize one for you. Just let us know what you have in mind and we will put a quote together.

Zihuatanejo is a very popular fishing destination. Several experienced captains are happy to suggest a variety fishing excursions. We can refer you to captains that have worked with our guests and assist you with booking your trip. For more information, please contact: reservations@amuleto.net.

We offer in-suite massages, priced at $50 US per hour, per person.

We can arrange private Yoga sessions at the hotel or, if you prefer, at the instructor’s studio. We’re happy get you a quote and book your session, ideally in advance of your arrival.

Scooters are available for rent in town. Our staff will be happy to arrange your booking. We strongly recommend that you exercise caution when riding scooters in town and on the surrounding highways.

The suggested gratuity is 10% for the aggregate of hotel services, including housekeeping, security guard, gardener, concierge, manager, and laundry workers. The typical restaurant gratuity for quality service in Zihuatanejo is 15%. We take pride in our team spirit at here at Amuleto. Our dedicated employees, many of whom you never see, divide gratuities equally among themselves. We ask that you leave your gratuity at the front desk upon checkout.

We do accept US dollars and major credit cards (Amex, Visa, Mastercard). We do not exchange currency at the hotel. ATMs are available at the airport and in town. While most restaurants and cabs will accept US dollars, know that major credit cards and ATMS offer the best exchange rates.

Two quality courses are located in Ixtapa, 9.5 miles from the hotel – Marina Golf (www.golfmarinaixtapa.com) and Palma Real Golf. They offer golf carts and equipment rentals. Our staff will be glad to help you with reservations.

There are a number of popular restaurants in Zihuatanejo, located along the beaches of La Ropa, La Madera and Playa Municipal and several in town. The distance from Amuleto to the center town is 3 miles. Our guests usually take a cab to their selected destination. Our staff will be glad to help you select a restaurant and make reservations.

For more information and directions, here is a Google Map:

The distance from the airport to Amuleto is 12 miles

Due to local regulations, transportation to and from the airport can only be provided by authorized taxi companies. Upon arrival, after you’ve cleared immigration and have picked up your luggage, proceed to the taxi booth located inside the airport, directly across from your arrival gate. Simply ask for a cab to Amuleto. With advance notice, we can arrange for an authorized private driver to meet you at the arrival gate, if you prefer.

Yes, we do! Contact us at reservations@amuleto.net with your questions. We will happily respond with information about weddings and events at Amuleto.

Due to our intimate size and dramatic hillside design, we only accept guests 16 years of age or older. The only exception that we make is when one party books the entire hotel and takes sole legal responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of their children.

The walk from Amuleto down to La Ropa Beach takes from 15 to 25 minutes, typically described by our guests as a pleasant stroll. The uphill return provides excellent cardio exercise but, of course, is more challenging. You can easily return to the hotel by cab in less than three minutes, for about 4 US dollars.