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Km 1.2 Carr. Punta de Mita - La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Bahia de Banderas, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 63734 Mexico
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#8 of 18 Specialty lodging in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
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The new hotspot in the Pacific Ocean Vallarta Gardens Hotel, located in the heart of Riviera Nayarit in the quiet fishing village La Cruz De Huanacaxtle, provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable experience. Only about 14 miles from Puerto Vallarta's international airport (30 minutes) and 2 miles from the Marina Riviera Nayarit, the resort features gorgeous gardens and tranquil areas where the worries of everyday life just melt away. Vallarta Gardens Hotel offers the opportunity to vacation like never before. Its fully equipped units, decorated to the highest standards of design, excellent service, unique culinary offerings and exclusive amenities promise an exceptional stay.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Breakfast available
Table tennis
Car hire
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
48Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
180Reviews19Q+A43Room tips
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Christopher wrote a review Dec 2020
California4 contributions
I recently spent 2.5 weeks at Vallarta Gardens. I stayed in a one room suite in the Hamptons building. The location is perfect, the staff is wonderful, and the grounds of the property are lush, and well maintained. I was looking for a quiet location to de-stress and I found exactly what I needed. The food was fantastic...I never had a meal I didn’t thoroughly enjoy. The owner was a true gentlemen, and helped me set up a private fishing charter, which was a bucket list item. I spent 12 hours with an outstanding captain and crew. The music playing poolside is all selected by the owner and is a lineup of great 70s era bands (Chicago, etc.) and jazz (Michael Franks, etc.). I look forward to returning in the spring for further rejuvenation.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Response from PJs Marketing Mexico Ecommerce Managers, Ventas at Vallarta Gardens
Responded Dec 7, 2020
Dear guests: What a wonderful vacation! 2.5 weeks sound ideal. Thank you for your wonderful comments and please do come back soon.
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Mark M wrote a review Nov 2020
1 contribution
We had a great time at Vallarta Gardens, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico resorts for 6 days. It is located on the Pacific ocean and looks like a tropical Paradise. The place has so many rooms with amenities such as pool, gym, meeting places , jacuzzis etc. It is a very secure private area and the staff are wearing masks as well as doing a lot of cleaning. We felt safe, secured and felt like home. The staff is super nice and would like to recognize few people like Mario, Marta, Alejandro, Salvador, Caesar, Carlos. We also enjoyed company of some local visitors from Guadalajara Mexico. One can get Uber or order taxi at this place to go around. The hotel also offers number of adventure tours. People outside in the city are also friendly. Most people are practicing social distancing and wearing mask when we went outside for site seeing at places like Malecon, zona romantica, Buceria, Sayulita etc. We took direct flight United on 21 Nov and returned on 26 Nov 2020. Hardly 15 people on flight and we felt very safe in a 300 capacity aircraft. We had such a great time in the all inclusive vacation and felt a good escape with 90 degree temp in the beach while NJ is at 45 degree.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from PJs Marketing Mexico Ecommerce Managers, Ventas at Vallarta Gardens
Responded Dec 7, 2020
Dear guests: It was our pleasure having you with us, we are so happy to hear you were able to relax and enjoy, hopefully you will return very soon, we will be waiting for you.
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Jenny C wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We found this place on Expedia for an anniversary getaway. What a blessing!! We arrived and the place is absolutely stunning! So many flowers and greenery, just magnificent! The room was impeccable. We had a one bedroom suite with a full kitchen and it was perfect! Beautifully decorated, very comfortable, basically brand new. The staff was very friendly and very compliant with anything we needed. The staff at the restaurant was amazing! Mario Leal was phenomenal! Just great with everything we needed. Went above and beyond to help us with whatever desires we had from the kitchen! Caesar was also very awesome! We sat by the pool and beach each day and were amazed at the beauty and serenity of the place. The housekeeping was also wonderful and accommodated any desires we needed. What a wonderful place that we would highly recommend and we hope to come back very soon and visit. What a pleasurable experience!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from PJs Marketing Mexico Ecommerce Managers, Ventas at Vallarta Gardens
Responded Dec 7, 2020
Dear guests: Thank you so much for your kind review, we love to hear our guest have a wonderful time while visiting Mexico. Hope to have you back soon.
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Ron Cecil wrote a review Nov 2020
Arlington, Oregon6 contributions
We had the most relaxing week here we have ever had. The staff was truly amazing. Especially the restaurant staff we had amazing delicious meals everyday. Not one bad meal the entire week. This place was very quiet and peaceful. The grounds are like the gardens of eden. Everything was very clean. Will definitely be back. Thank you Jesus and Crew 💖💖
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from PJs Marketing Mexico Ecommerce Managers, Ventas at Vallarta Gardens
Responded Dec 7, 2020
Dear guests. You are so welcome, we enjoyed having you here with us, we look forward to your next visit.
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aog2399 wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution
We loved staying at Vallarta Gardens! The second we arrived we were greeted by the general manager and our private concierge. Everyone was very courteous, friendly and attentive. Our Accomodation was very spacious and elegant-views were breathtaking! The private beach and pool areas were nice as well. We both had Spa treatments that were great. Oceanfront gym is a nice touch. In all, a top-notch resort & spa. Highly recommended. Read less
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Date of stay: September 2020
Response from PJs Marketing Mexico Ecommerce Managers, Ventas at Vallarta Gardens
Responded Dec 7, 2020
Dear guests: Thank you so much for your kind comments, we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay and hope you may return in the near future.
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$143 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vallarta Gardens
Which popular attractions are close to Vallarta Gardens?
Nearby attractions include La Cruz Market (0.4 miles), La Cruz de Huancaxtle Market (0.4 miles), and Museo del Tequila y el Mariachi (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Vallarta Gardens?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Vallarta Gardens?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Vallarta Gardens?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Vallarta Gardens?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vallarta Gardens?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Peska, Frascati, and Restaurant Masala Bar & Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Vallarta Gardens?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Vallarta Gardens have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Vallarta Gardens offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Vallarta Gardens located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.
Are any cleaning services offered at Vallarta Gardens?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Vallarta Gardens?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.