Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit + The Costa Alegre

Hotels in Puerto Vallarta, Nayarit + The Costa Alegre

A 1,200-acre private island off the Manzanillo coast is the setting for this expansive, Spanish-tile-roofed hotel.

Colonial art decorates the secret patios and nooks of this romantic 19-suite hotel.

Garza Blanca’s 79 hotel rooms and suites are some of the largest in Puerto Vallarta, all with dark wood furnishings, high-tech touches (iPod docking stations and flat-screen TVs), and boldly colored accents such as bright orange pillows and turquoise bed throws.

It’s the top-notch service that travelers talk about after leaving this 1,500-acre retreat on the Riviera Nayarit, just northwest of Puerto Vallarta.

Open since 1999, the first luxury resort on the Punta Mita peninsula continues to enchant guests with its sweeping views (naturally, it claimed the peninsula's choicest spot when it opened) and pamper them with its famously perfect service.

Equidistant from Puerto Vallarta and Punta de Mita in Riviera Nayarit, this open-air villa was built in 2006 inside an upscale gated community. Almost any amenity—from tennis courts to private restaurant to gym and spa—is found within a five-minute radius.

Spend the day snorkeling or hike to a waterfall at this intimate resort 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta. Or ease into the hammock outside your palm-shaded, thatched-roof casita.

Located off the Nayarit Pacific coast of Mexico, the Costa Azul Adventure Resort in San Francisco is an all-inclusive, beachfront facility with both adventure and relaxtion opportunities on site. The 18 pastel, beachfront suites include two double beds, private balcony with ocean view, and Spanis