Those who plan to visit stunning Punta Mita, Mexico, come with the expectation of enjoying a luxury tropical vacation to the fullest, and that doesn’t just include the perfect accommodations with all of the best amenities and the finest outdoor activities. Here in Punta Mita, you may also expect to discover some of the finest dining opportunities that can be found in the entire world. These hotels offer exceptional dining at their onsite restaurants, and you don’t have to be a registered guest of either hotel to indulge in a wonderful meal.
Restaurants at the Four Seasons
This hotel has four restaurants that are open to the public, and prior reservations are required to ensure an available table.
Open nightly for dinner, this restaurant offers fresh, locally caught seafood that is used to prepare upscale, contemporary Asian cuisine. Diners may choose to sit inside or on the outdoor verandah, and serene views of the infinity pool and the Pacific Ocean may be seen from either location. You’re also welcome to visit the restaurant’s lounge to enjoy an exotic menu, original cocktails and live music.
2. Bahia by Richard Sandoval
Come enjoy dinner at this hotel’s lovely Las Cuevas Beach, and you’ll enjoy fresh seafood favorites in a relaxed atmosphere right next to the ocean. Cool ocean breezes and spectacular sunsets will only enhance your meal, and you can expect Chef Sandoval to deliver creations that showcase local ingredients blended beautifully with Latin flavors. An extensive cocktail menu is also available.
Every meal of the day is available at this restaurant, and you’ll be served tasty menu items under a traditional, thatched-palapa roof. It’s a fun spot to eat, and many of the available dishes represent a modern interpretation of a Mexican classic. Both Mexican and American favorites are offered, and the freshest local fruits and vegetables are used in the preparation of every meal.
4. Tail of the Whale
This is a popular restaurant for those who plan to enjoy a game of golf on either of the Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses. It’s located on the top level of the golf clubhouse, and you’ll be able to see some fabulous views of the golf courses and the Pacific Ocean while you indulge in a delicious breakfast or lunch. Fresh ingredients are always used, and you’ll discover some unique entrees that are inspired by local dishes in both Punta Mita and nearby Sayulita.
Restaurants at the St. Regis
This hotel boasts six restaurants that are open to the public, and reservations are highly recommended. These are just four of the most popular.
This hotel’s signature restaurant has been honored with the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award. Chef Jose Meza Arroyave is dedicated to using only the freshest local ingredients to create some amazing Mexican cuisine in a variety of upscale dishes, and you can expect to enjoy your dinner either indoors or on the romantic outdoor terrace. Both exceptional views and a full bar round out a lovely dining experience.
2. Altamira Cantina Gourmet by Jose Meza
Chef Meza insists upon using a wonderful selection of bold flavors to create unique entrees for a truly special dinner. You may expect a number of modern interpretations on many traditional Mexican favorites, and you’ll enjoy it all in a casual, intimate atmosphere. Fine tequilas, craft beers and Mexican wines are also available to complete the perfect meal.
3. Las Marietas Restaurant and Bar
Chef Hector Munoz puts his heart into offering exceptional dishes for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Whether you’re interested in the popular champagne brunch or any other meal, you’ll enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine that is served in a casual, family atmosphere with seating in fun, open palapas. A full bar is also available
4. Sea Breeze Restaurant and Bar
Chef Erick Ramos is behind this popular Latin bistro, and you may expect to enjoy gourmet dishes for both lunch and dinner in a beach-club atmosphere. Live DJs keep the music going while you dig into such delights as the Argentinean-style steak or the popular gourmet burger. Indoor or outdoor seating is available, and you may request a private dining area as well. You’ll be able to look out over the gorgeous white-sand beaches of Banderas Bay while you eat, and a wide selection of creative cocktails are available.
Make Your Vacation Plans Today
Here at Exceptional Stays, we encourage you to make your reservations with us as early as possible to arrange for your preferred dates in one of our luxury villas. Many of our villas come with a private chef who is available to create gourmet meals for your party, and we’ll also be happy to make reservations for you to dine at any of these fine restaurants during your stay.