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Minnetonka MN
Reviewed April 7, 2015

Where do you go when you just want the minimums, a beautiful facility, ocean breezes, great food, all inclusive, friendly people, an infinity pool, access to a beautiful and safe small city known for its great restaurants with history and culture to celebrate what is close to a 50 years of marriage. We had traveled extensively on Viking River Cruises...

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Quality A, Gerente at Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear StuRemick Thank you for your review and so happy you enjoyed your recent visit to paradise. and also for detailed review. I will personal let my staff know about your lovely review, they will be very happy to know that they left a great impression on you. Also i will post your review in our Employees Journal. I will...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed April 7, 2015

Second time to Puerto Vallarta, and this time was better than the first. I love this part of Mexico and if you have never been I highly recommend it. Mountains, jungle and the ocean. As for the resort, it is fantastic. Beautiful spot, extremely well maintained, and amazing service! In fact the best I have ever had. It is a...

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Dear Jonzetown Firstly thanks for your kind Review, and which make us feel soo proud about our service, are the statement that you wrote. "I have never returned to the same resort twice in my life, but I would definitely return here." Hope to know you personal on your next visit, please ask for me. Sincerely Marc Dobbels General Manager

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed April 3, 2015

My husband and I took kiddos back to our special Garza Blanca❤️The weather was perfect and the beach was sublime! As always, the accommodations and service were 5 Star and our family wanted for nothing. Can't wait to go back!! Thank you Garza Blanca staff❤️❤️❤️

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Dear TAseay We are soo happy that you enjoyed your time at the Paradise (Garza Blanca) e are all looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely Marc Dobbels General Manager

Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Hands down, the best resort ever. I cannot use words to describe our magical expeierence. I still have dreams about this place, and I wake up sad I'm not there. Do yourself a favor and book it. The most amazing service, rooms, pools, and food. I drank so many delicious piña coladas I can't count INCREDABLE

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Dear spgannon First of all, thank you for taking the time writing this comment. Come back and visit us again soon when we will make it even more amazing for you...if that is possible!...smiles. Warmest Regards Marc Dobbels General Manager

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Save yourself a lot of trouble when you arrive at the airport and breeze past the time share/hotel workers. We got confused and thought we were outside already, which led to even more confusion about our already booked shuttle to Garza Blanca. Through it all we ended up agreeing to the dreaded timeshare presentation (they ply you with "free" things)...

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Dear Carlyqpsu Wonderful to read your comments, both positive and negative, constructive feedback is always very helpful and assists us put our efforts of improvements in the areas that mean the most to you our valued guest, rest assured that we will work on them. Looking forward to hopefully be able to welcome you back to our Paradise. Sincerely Marc...

Cle Elum, Washington
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Hard to believe that our experience at Garza Blanca could get better than the first time....but it did. After months of lobbying from the kids to go back, I gave in and took the family for spring break. We spent the last 5 days at the resort. and it was wonderful. We got a 2 bed room suite (with two...

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Quality A, Gerente at Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Richardse Glad that you had a fantastic stay with us and we thank you for posting your observations. Another amazing stay awaits for your famaily here, on your next visit. Sincerely Marc Dobbels General Manager

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Fabulous, Fabulous, Fabulous. The Garza Blanca exceeded our expectations. This was our 6th trip to Puerto Vallarta and the first on the Southern part of the city. More relaxed! The staff is outstanding-very attentive. They do everything to ensure your stay is wonderful. The prices are very reasonable. We will go back next Spring without hestitation!

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Dear Mary Heartwarming to read your post and on behalf of the team – thank you- for your wonderful words, knowing we have made your stay wonderful, the team are truly motivated to provide excellent service. that is our main goal. Sincerely Marc Dobbels General Manager Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort and Spa

Closter, New Jersey
Reviewed April 1, 2015

After a lengthy stay at Garza Blanca in PV, we have the following comments. Overall it is an extremely positive experience. The Hotel and pool areas are beautiful; the staff could not be more pleasant and accommodating (with a particular shout out to Israel at the beach level pool). The Jr. Panoramic Suite is massive consisting of 935 sq ft,...

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Dear Barrie Wonderful to read your comments, both positive and negative, constructive feedback is always very helpful and assists us put our efforts of improvements in the areas that mean the most to you our valued guest, rest assured that we will work on them. Looking forward to hopefully be able to welcome you back to Garza Blanca. Sincerely Marc...

New York City, New York
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Garza Blanca was a wonderful place to stay... a bit out of the way -- which, for us, was really nice. We got to go into town (a 20 or so minute cab ride - but the cabs were really cheap... depending on where you went about 130-150 pesos but the bus also stops RIGHT in front of the hotel...

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Dear Joliig, First of all, thank you for taking the time writing his comment. I very much appreciate your words and hope that you return to the area soon, to pamper you one more time. Kind Regards, GM Garza Blanca

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed March 26, 2015

The setting is just spectacular, on the bay with a private beach. Guests have a variety of room options. We wanted to be near the beach and had a room overlooking the bay. Our room had a spacious balcony with a hammock and hot tub. We could hear the breaking of the waves from our room, a peaceful sound to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacularly flanked by the vibrant blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the verdanant tropical forests of the Sierra Madre mountains, Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa nestles gracefully just minutes south of historic Puerto Vallarta, one of Mexico's most dynamic and sophisticated vacation destinations.All Suites feature in-style decor that include marble floors, granite countertops, private terraces, whirlpool tubs and artisan in room amenities.Our ultra-chic gourmet restaurant is one of Puerto Vallarta's most sophisticated and premier dining options, catering breathtaking ocean views, a stylish lounge, a 230 label award-winning wine cellar, and a selection of unique contemporary dishes tailored to scintillate your senses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa

Address: Km 7.5 a Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta 48390, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: $178 - $973 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
Garza Blanca Preserve Hotel Puerto Vallarta
Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort And Spa
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#8 Spa Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#9 Luxury Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#9 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#11 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Loved the sunlight on the mountain side of tower 5. Beautiful rooms and views, and quieter than the other side if a wedding is taking place.”
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“upstairs pool is less crowded and shadier, book restaurant reservations as soon as you check in”
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“the two bedroom suite was huge and had everything you could want including a washer and dryer, full kitchen and hot tub on the deck”
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