Not sure where to stay? Let us help. See below for a list of our top recommended stays, each of which has been visited by the InMexico team.
Rising above the picturesque landscape of Banderas Bay, this adults-only hotel—the first Puerto Vallarta resort awarded the AAA Five Diamond award—is where design takes center stage. The suites are outfitted with advanced technology and contemporary, lavish décor including Italian porcelain floors, metallic-toned walls, gold-tiled jetted plunge pools, iPad-controlled features and more. The upper-level corner suites feature wraparound terraces with breathtaking views. For an extra glamorous stay the resort’s one-bedroom penthouse is a posh escape with VIP privileges, a steam room, a disc-shaped bed and more. Other notable features of the resort include its rooftop, located on the 18th floorwhere an infinity-edged pool and a chic beach club are located and Spa Imagine, located on the 15th floor offering 360-degree views. Guests of Hotel Mousai are also able to enjoy dining at nearby Garza Blanca Preserve, the resort’s sister property.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
Situated on the shores of Nayarit, this all-inclusive resort features 267 one-, two- and three-bedroom suites with Bali-imported furnishings, tropical accents and luxury bathrooms. Private terraces and balconies with views of the ocean and pool are also found in every suite. The expansive spa is the highlight of the resort where 20 treatment rooms, a menu of 30 treatments and a relaxing hydrotherapy journey can be enjoyed. The resort’s large infinity-edged pool is complete with a swim-up bar and variety of shallow areas. Dining options include Lucca, Piaf and Frida, the latter of which serves up traditional Mexican cuisine in an environment that exudes local flair with live music, low lighting and native colors. A recently renovated teen’s club and kid’s club offer over-the-top escapes for younger ones while the sleek and stylish Koi Bar is ideal for adults.