Tropical breezes enhance the dining experience at La Vela, a three-level canopied restaurant that is known for its seafood preparations. Live piano music entertains daily in the lobby bar while La Huerta serves Mexican specialties and casual fare. The hotel's business center includes computers and high-speed Internet access. A health-and-beauty spa offers massages, hydrotherapy, body scrubs and wraps. Men's and women's sections include steam rooms, pressure showers and hydro-reflexology tubs, and spa beauty salon offers hair and nail care. An air-conditioned fitness room contains cardio and weight machines. Three pool decks lie above the bay. The upper-level pool features a children's section. Middle and lower decks offer freeform pools with waterfalls. From the lower deck, a staircase leads to a private beach flanked by boulders and lapped by calm, transparent water. Children, ages four through 11, can participate in complimentary, supervised activities during summers, major holidays and most weekends.
Guestrooms. Camino Real Diamante offers 157 air-conditioned guestrooms in nine, five-story buildings with green-tile roofs. Rooms feature large terraces or balconies that provide partial bay views on lower floors and full bay views on middle and upper floors. Accommodations feature contemporary decor, archways that frame sitting areas and marble floors. High-speed Internet access is available.
Expert Tip. This hotel is particularly known for its off-shore dolphin sightings. Dolphins can often be seen frolicking in the bay at sunset.