Imanta Resort Punta Mita

A hidden gem in an incomparable setting

Imanta opened in March, 2010, and is situated on a two-mile stretch of pristine beach, offering classic elegance amidst the dramatic beauty of Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit. Enjoying a merging of mountains, jungle, ocean, beach, cliffs, canyons and wildlife, Imanta affords the most richly biodiversed landscape in the entire area. Its architecture, interiors and landscapes draw inspiration from the region and the locale, and coexist with its unspoiled setting in a way that is evocative, unforgettable, and almost indescribably beautiful.

Twelve accommodations include ten Casas and two Casonas, each offering stunning ocean and jungle views as well as private swimming pools and outdoor living areas. Fresh organic gourmet cuisine, extraordinary service and a wide range of customized activities and adventures make this resort a one-of-a-kind destination that will surpass the expectations of every guest.

As a romantic hideaway or a family retreat, Imanta invites you to experience the transformative power of an extraordinary place. Imanta, “magnetic attraction” in Spanish, will pull you in and invite you to connect with your surroundings.


Located in Punta de Mita along Mexico´s Riviera Nayarit at the northern end of Banderas Bay, the largest bay in Latin America, Imanta encompasses 250 acres of lush tropical vegetation and a magnificent two-mile stretch of coastline, Just 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport; Imanta is situated among the Sierra de Vallejo national biosphere reserve.

The natural reserve is home to a vast variety of animal and plant species, many of which cannot be found anywhere else on the planet. Also located within the property lines is Imanta Signature Ranchos, an expansive and intensely private gated community of conscious and caring homeowners.


Imanta’s impressive stone buildings rise from a hill overlooking the sea and appear as if they have been there for centuries. The seven spacious, luxuriously appointed Casas and Casonas offer stunning ocean and jungle views, private plunge pools, contemporary Mexican decor, intelligent lighting, wooden and natural stone floors, Jacuzzis, terraces, and lush gardens.

Casas (10)

Five Jungle Casas, three Ocean Casas and two Oceanfront Casas each are 2,500 square foot one-bedroom suites with king size beds. Casas feature a living area, private terrace with a queen-sized daybed, infinity edge swimming pool except jungle casas and outdoor shower. Designed exclusively for Imanta, the sofa, desk, dining table, luxurious bed, double vanities and large closets add to the distinctive character. Modern amenities include satellite cable TV, iPod dock and music system, flat screen TV, wireless internet access. Casa is ideal for two adults, or two adults and one child.

Casonas (2)

Luxurious homes feature 31.2 bathrooms, kitchen, bar, living & dining rooms, private pool, Jacuzzi, outdoor dining areas, and spacious terraces. Chef available on request.

Casona Los Templos is 9,000 square feet and features two master bedrooms with king beds connected by a 50- foot swimming pool. Each comes with a Jacuzzi and an outdoor staircase leading to its own private rooftop living quarters. On a terrace above the bedroom suites, a large outdoor living room and state-of-the-art kitchen spread beneath a beautifully designed grass palapa roof. Ideal for 6 adults or four adults and two children.

Casona Jaguar is 10,000 square feet and is located on southern tip of Imanta’s private beach. Two master bedrooms and one children’s room or library make Casa Jaguar Imanta’s most spacious residence. All three suites command magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. A generous, high-ceiling living room graced by an entire wall of windows includes a magnificent dining area and bar. A wide terrace encompasses a 65-foot long swimming pool, outdoor dining area and grill, sumptuous daybed and reclining lounge chairs. Ideal for 6 adults or four adults and two children.


Two dramatically sited restaurants feature the very best ingredients of the region. Fresh local seafood, organic produce grown on local farms, premium meats and exotic tropical fruits from local orchards are exquisitely prepared by Imanta’s internationally trained chefs. Inspired signature cocktails, fine wine, imported and local beers as well as freshly made fruit juices are available in the bars and beach palapa. In Casa dining and 24-hour room service is available, as well as a private chef to cook in the Casonas. Inquire about ”Romantic Dinners in Spectacular Settings” and “Breakfast in the Jungle”.

Complimentary breakfast is included.


Fine dining restaurant located in the resort’s spectacular main building with sweeping jungle and ocean views, Tukipa’s menu changes daily highlighting fresh seasonal cuisine in an elegant presentation. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Serving delicious tapas, bar snacks, and creative cocktails, this spectacular rooftop bar enjoys panoramic views of the jungle and Mexican Pacific, a perfect spot for sunsets at the end of a perfect day.

Catch of the Day

Located under a gorgeous grass palapa on Imanta’s private beach, Catch of the Day is the perfect place to lunch with your toes in the sand. Featuring the freshest locally caught fish and authentic Mexican and Prehispanic dishes, Catch of the Day also offers a full bar that serves cold beer, Imanta’s signature margaritas, fresh tropical fruit drinks and other refreshing cocktails. Open for lunch and cocktails, with service at the private beach pavilions.

Spa & Wellness

Imanta features world-class spa services and amenities, soothing massages and unique pre-Hispanic treatments delivered by seasoned therapists attuned to the power of place to deliver an unforgettable combination of service and setting. Imanta’s private massage suite is located in the main building, or chooses from an array of exotic beach or jungle locations to receive your treatment. Services are offered in treatment rooms, Casas and Casonas, Beach Pavilions, or open-air jungle locations.

With sweeping jungle views of the Cerro del Mono Mountain and the infinite blue Pacific Ocean, the Gym at Imanta may be the most beautifully sited exercise facility in the world. Yoga classes available.


With over 250 acres of jungle wildlife, mountain vistas, private beaches and ocean splendor, Imanta is blessed with the greatest biodiversity in all of Mexico. This incomparable wealth and variety of life and landscape shapes many of the activities that can make a stay at Imanta truly magical. Imanta’s Guest Experiences Managers will help to create unforgettable days from an extensive activities program. .

  • Biking, hiking and bird watching tours in our own 250-acre natural reserve led by local wildlife experts.
  • Sailing, kayaking and snorkeling at Imanta’s Beach.
  • Yachting
  • Six professional 18-hole Golf Courses nearby
  • Horseback riding
  • Kite surfing, windsurfing, and surfing
  • Excellent fishing and spear fishing
  • Diving
  • Turtle camp (seasonal)
  • Whale watching (seasonal)
  • Tours to nearby towns and villages
  • Eco-adventure tours


Committed to preserving the extraordinary qualities of this property, internationally renowned architects and landscape specialists worked together to create an environmentally sustainable resort. Every effort was made to use organic materials such as wood and grasses for construction and decoration. Imanta is committed to all aspects of environmental conservation and makes every effort to create an ecologically responsible way of life. The buildings were constructed using stone cut from the property’s large pink granite boulders, the produce is organically grown, and all cleaning products are eco friendly. Imanta also makes use of energy-saving and resource-wise systems throughout, from the recycled and treated water systems in the gardens to the ”green” roofs on the buildings.

Wedding and Events

Imanta can organize all aspects of any event from a welcome party and rehearsal dinner to the wedding ceremony and reception to a lovely post-wedding brunch. The setting and loving attention to detail will make this the most memorable and ideal place to host any intimate event.

Ideal for exclusive events and gatherings, indulge in a Private Escape package to experience Imanta for a private group. Take over the resort for a wedding, family gathering, or private VIP party, Imanta’s Private Escape is available for exclusive use of the resort for up to 25 guests per night.