Mexico is a country blessed with spectacular sights and fascinating culture. Among so many beautiful cities, Puerto Vallarta has been a favorite of many travelers for so long. Sitting on the coast of Bahia de Banderas, the beach city of Puerto Vallarta is embraced by the Sierra Madre mountains, an incredible contrast to the ocean. If you are planning a trip to experience Mexico in Puerto Vallarta, the Hyatt Ziva is one of the best hotels to consider for your stay—here are 10 reasons why.
Overlooking the water with priceless views of the Pacific on one side and the mountains in the other, the Hyatt Ziva proves that location is everything. Sitting at the heart of the city, this hotel gives you easy access to everything in Puerto Vallarta—restaurants, destinations, activities, and more. This hotel is right across from Playa las Estacas, which is the next reason why you should stay at Hyatt Ziva.
2. Playa las Estacas
All beaches in Mexico are public, at least technically. Playa las Estacas in some way could be referred to as semi-private because the easiest access to the beach is only available through the hotel. While you can access the beach from other venues (from the water really), it’s too much of a task for anyone really undertake. This has put a limit to the amount of people that get to enjoy the beautiful, underrated beach of Playa las Estacas. It’s possible to get a day pass from the hotel to access the beach, but you wouldn’t need to go through the trouble if you just stay at the Hyatt Ziva.
3. All you can eat and drink
The cuisine is one thing you’re not going to want to miss while you’re in Mexico. While Puerto Vallarta has plenty of fantastic restaurants to check out, the Hyatt Ziva has its own share of culinary fares to try out. With 10 unique restaurants all on-site, you can taste Mexican cuisine properly without having to leave your hotel. It’s perfect for when you want just stay in and relax for the day.
4. Ocean view
One reason why many people travel to Mexico is the ocean. The combination of water and culture is intoxicating here. At the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta, you get unlimited and unobstructed views of the brilliant Pacific Ocean. Why stay anywhere without a view? Majority of the rooms and suites at this hotel has a view, even partial. What’s best is that if you don’t have ocean views, you still get a view of the gorgeous hotel gardens. It’s a win-win.
5. Swim up rooms
Imagine waking up in the morning and walking straight out of your patio door straight into an exclusive pool. That’s the magic of innovation and imagination here at the Hyatt Ziva. You can book what’s called a Swim Up room, which are Adults Only room that give you access to a semi-private pool straight from your terrace. These rooms are all on the ground floor and has king beds or double beds accommodations. You get ocean views from these rooms, which means you can spend the day in your semi-private pool while looking out to the Pacific.
6. Presidential suite
Two-story and about 1,500 square feet of luxury. The Presidential Suite is the ultimate vacation space. The separate living and dining room areas will make you feel like you’re at home at Puerto Vallarta. The designer deco, rainfall showers, spacious closets, and air conditioning are all just extra luxuries. You’ll also get an in-suite bar with drinks and snacks. If you book this penthouse suite, you’ll get access to the Club Lounge as well as the swim-up pools. If you're going to do it up while staying in Puerto Vallarta, this is the kind of accommodations you book.
7. KidZ Club
Traveling with kids? No problem. The Hyatt Ziva has the KidZ Club, a program that caters to the younger visitors to the hotel. The club has different activities set up each day to entertain young guests and give parents a break as well. There are options to do single programs or stay for the entire day. The KidZ Club is fun and engaging and is automatically part of your booking. There’s no need to pay extra for your kids to have extra fun under the sun. Once they’ve done the KidZ Club, you’re little ones are going to want to come back and stay again.
8. Live entertainment
There’s nothing better than being entertained while you are lounging the day away. From sunrise to sunset, you’ll get your fill of various live performances at the Hyatt Ziva. These performances range from live music to acrobatic performances. Experience Mexican culture and folklore through various interpretations by professional performers and artists. It’s the absolute fringe for staying at this hotel, and it’s something not to be missed.
9. Excursions and activities
The Hyatt Ziva offers various activities that are included with your booking. These range from jungle tours to river explorations and sightseeing tours via kayaks. There are culinary classes and dance classes too. Daily activities change, so there’s no room to get bored. In addition, the hotel also offers access to various paid excursions. These will take you to nearby attractions and many adventures outside the hotel. You’ll only need to speak to someone at the excursions desk at the hotel to get more details.
After all your adventuring, you’re going to need some down time. The spa at the Hyatt Ziva offers peace and relaxation like no other. They offer a variety of spa treatments such as hydrotherapy, palapa massages, and beauty services too. You might be surprised, but you’re going to want to spend more time at the spa. Getting treatments here will be some of the highlights of your vacation.
Written by Dana Hanson
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