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Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa

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Km 7.5 a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 48390, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Okotoks, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Check in no problem. We made it very clear that we were not interested in touring their property. Facility was excellent, restaurants were every good and the service was superb. Would definitly return. We were looking for a quiet and relaxing vacation and we got it.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We just returned from a very relaxing stay in PV. When we arrived the staff at the reception desk was disorganized and put us in the wrong building insisting that is what we reserved. We threatened to call our travel agent after two hours of arguing with them and finally got it straightened out. We had read they use this... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

The resort staff's attention to the details was on point! I spent 3 glorious days basking in 80 degree sun, diving at los arcapelagos and simultaneously absorbing margaritas, the views, and an infectous atmosphere filled with special friends. The evenings were spent romanticizing the Garza Blanca Property's with a wedding party that dominated the space full of Southern Californias finest... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

When we first arrived it took almost 2 hours to check in. Our reservations were wrong as was the rest of the people in our wedding party. The room we were in was very nice and the staff was friendly. The all inclusive part is a hassle. The room service takes over a hour. Eating at the restaurants takes forever... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Garza Blanca is best described in my mind simply as paradise. It's a beautiful, relatively small resort nested partly on the mountain and partly on the beach just 10 minutes to the south of town. It's size and separation from town give it a very intimate feeling. The staff has everything to do with this feeling. Yes, the rooms, buildings... More 

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raleigh, nc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our suite was amazing in tower 2, 5th floor. It had two full baths, wrap around porch, full kitchen, dining, laundry, bedroom and living room. The service was what we expected for the property, but the restaurant staff really exceeded our expectations by remembering dining preferences such as favorite seats, names and spicy tastes. Pros: - Suite is amazing -... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This resort is absolutely amazing! My husband and I stayed for 5 days and wish it could have been 10. The resort is very clean and modern in a nature preserve area. It was great to be away from town and all the crowds but still know you were close to restaurants etc. Karla was our concierge and she was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Garza Blanca is a nice resort with a very friendly and attentive staff. I felt like the location was a little off the beaten path. If you want to go into town, it's a little bit of a taxi drive. The suite we had was awesome! It was huge and very nicely furnished. The pools were extremely nice with two... More 

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Long Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a 5 day stay in one of the honeymoon suites. Not our honeymoon, just love the layout! The resort is really amazing. So beautiful everywhere you look. The attention to furnishings, architecture, small detail - all of it was impressive. And the location of jungle meeting the sea is awe inspiring! We felt... More 

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san francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have visited Puerto Vallarta many, many times as well as a handful of other Mexican resort towns. I've stayed at houses, condos, resorts, and all-inclusives. I love Mexico but I know that sometimes resorts are not well-run and can be very inefficient, negatively effecting a visitor's stay. My expectations were that Garza Blanca would be a standard hotel and... More 

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