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12 Best Spa Hotels in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

One of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta sits along the Bay of Bandera on the country’s Pacific coast, offering a wide range of activities from snorkeling and diving to hiking through the rainforest. It’s also the perfect place to simply relax on miles of gorgeous sandy beaches, shop at Marina Vallarta and the little boutiques along cobbled streets, and dine on mouthwatering cuisine. For those who want to enjoy some pampering with their stay, these spa hotels in Puerto Vallarta are sure to be ideal.

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta
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Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta

Nestled in a jungle mountain preserve along fine white sands, Garza Blanca is one of the most luxurious resorts in Puerto Vallarta. If you’re looking to de-stress, enjoy some pampering and fun activities, it’s ideal. Look forward to everything from snorkeling, paddleboarding, and kayaking in the bay to guided hiking and birdwatching tours before relaxing at the lavish spa that sits on the 15th floor, providing unparalleled 360-degree views of the unspoiled rainforests and the ocean. In addition to a menu of fabulous treatments, there’s a hydrotherapy circuit with a whirlpool, pressure massage shower, cold plunge pool, and a six-cycle vitality pool. Dining includes a steakhouse, Italian fare, and a Mexican eatery, while rooms and suites are spacious, all of which have private terraces or balconies with hammocks.

Key Amenities:

  • Organized activities and water sports, including kayaking, paddle boarding, and snorkeling

  • Three infinity pools

  • Luxurious spa

Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa
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Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa

Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa is a great option for families with many child-friendly facilities, including a club for kids three through 12 that includes a camping adventure and a club for teens with social events, video games, table games, and more. Parents can enjoy the impressive spa, which includes a Swiss shower, a sauna and steam cabin, and hot tubs. There’s a private beach and an outdoor pool everyone can enjoy along with multiple a la carte eateries and a buffet restaurant. Guests also enjoy complimentary access to the facilities at Dreams’ sister property next door, Secrets, but keep in mind that it’s for adults only.

  • Free access to Secrets, the resort’s sister property + kids and teens clubs

  • Outdoor pool and private beach

  • Spa with hot tubs, a sauna, steam cabin, and acupressure shower

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
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Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

The oceanfront Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is located in the high-end Marina Vallarta, renowned for its upscale shopping, bars, restaurants, and championship golf course. The resort itself offers a fabulous spa with water-focused treatments, including a “rebirth therapy session” which takes place in a warm pool combined with meditation. Guests can also enjoy a massage right at the beach and soak in the aromatherapy sauna. The fitness center has an indoor lap pool and the property also includes an ocean-view infinity pool. There are multiple restaurants, while rooms feature balconies with views of the gardens, pools, or ocean along with stocked minibars, flat-screen TVs, and robes and slippers.

Key Amenities:

  • Luxurious spa with water-focused treatments

  • Ocean-view infinity pool + a fitness center with an indoor lap pool

  • Multiple bars and eateries

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Nuevo Vallarta Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Nuevo Vallarta
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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Nuevo Vallarta

A luxury all-suite, all-inclusive resort, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Nuevo Vallarta sits along the powdery white sands of Nuevo Vallarta Beach between two golf courses. The spa offers holistic treatments based on Mexican culture and includes 20 tranquil treatment rooms for facials, body wraps, massages, foot care, and more. There’s also a beauty salon for hair styling, massage, pedicures, manicures, and makeup using organic cosmetics. If you bring the whole family, there are many amenities for kids too, from a baby concierge to a kids’ club and children’s pool and a teen lounge with gaming consoles, a dance floor, and karaoke. Family suites are available with two or three bedrooms providing plenty of space for all. The property also has a multi-tier pool and multiple dining options with something for everyone.

Key Amenities:

Meliá Puerto Vallarta Meliá Puerto Vallarta
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Meliá Puerto Vallarta

The Meliá brand is known for its luxuries and Meliá Puerto Vallarta is no exception. It’s ideal for couples, families, and solos alike while offering a fabulous wellness spa along with a children’s spa for girls 12 and under who can enjoy manicures, pedicures, and other salon services, as well as rejuvenating scrubs. The grounds provide a tropical sanctuary along Banderas Bay and include a gorgeous lagoon-style pool and lush gardens. There’s a rock climbing wall, an archery range, mini-golf, and tennis courts, along with a wide range of dining and drinking venues. The rooms and suites all come with private balconies with ocean or garden views, and there are options for family suites too.

Key Amenities:

  • Wellness spa for adults + a children’s spa

  • Lagoon-style pool

  • Mini-golf, archery, rock climbing wall, and tennis courts

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One&Only Mandarina

Located along the Riviera Nayarit coast, the One&Only Mandarina offers a secluded setting tucked among the emerald rainforest on 80 acres of dense jungle. Accommodation is in treehouses and free-standing villas that are all open-air, maximizing the breathtaking ocean views that can be enjoyed from floor-to-ceiling glass walls and huge sliding glass doors that open to balconies. A top wellness getaway in Mexico, it includes two beaches, with one that’s swimmable year-round and a luxurious spa offering treatments inspired by ancient healing practices. There are multiple infinity pools and even scenic trails for hiking and biking. Enjoy dining and drinking at four open-air eateries and a treetop bar that overlooks the Pacific.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with a menu of treatments inspired by ancient healing practices

  • Multiple infinity pools

  • Two beaches, one that’s swimmable

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Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay is a popular all-inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta for adults only, ideal for couples who are seeking opportunities for activities and relaxation. There’s a huge spa with indoor pools and a hydrotherapy circuit, whirlpool baths, Swiss showers, and a menu of pampering massages along with rejuvenating body and facial treatments, including special options for couples. Beauty services are available at the salon too. Enjoy complimentary snorkeling gear and kayaks, and three ocean-view pools, including one with a swim-up bar. Dining includes everything from Pan-Asian dishes to elegant French fare., while all rooms come with private balconies. Some have ocean views, swim-up pools, and whirlpool tubs.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with a hydrotherapy circuit + salon services

  • Three ocean-view pools, one with a swim-up bar

  • Complimentary snorkeling and kayaking gear

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa
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Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa

Located along the Bay of Banderas in serene Riviera Nayarait just outside Puerto Vallarta, the Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa offers a long and beautiful beach accessible only to guests with non-motorized water sports like snorkeling and kayaking complimentary. The spa offers luxurious Turkish Baths and a menu of fabulous treatments, and there are multiple pools, including an infinity pool. Family-friendly, there’s a kids’ pool with water slides and a kids’ club too. Dining can be enjoyed everywhere, from the steakhouse to an Asian eatery, and there are multiple bars along with a nightclub, while the spacious rooms all have balconies.

Key Amenities:

  • Stretch of beach accessible only to guests + complimentary water sports

  • Spa with Turkish baths

  • Multiple pools, including a kids’ pool with water slides

Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta
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Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa

Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa is ideal for those with a tighter budget seeking a high-value all-inclusive stay. It’s located close to downtown in the heart of the hotel zone and caters to families, with water sports and kid-friendly activities at the beach and pool where a DJ spins tunes during the day. Adults can enjoy beachside massages and other services at the spa, and there is daily themed programming like Mexican fiestas included in the rates. Dining options include everything from seafood and Mexican to Italian fare, and there’s a sports bar for drinks and tapas. The variety of room options includes one- and two-bedroom suites with kitchens that have stovetops, blenders, coffeemakers, toasters, and dishes. All have private balconies, some with ocean views.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with beachside massages available

  • Outdoor pool with a live DJ during the day

  • Multiple eateries and a sports bar

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway Puerto Vallarta
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Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway is a boutique hotel that offers a more intimate adults-only all-inclusive stay. It’s renowned for exceptional service while offering a beautiful white sandy beach and a welcome glass of champagne upon arrival. It has a health and wellness focus, with the Mind & Soul Spa following a holistic concept to provide exclusive body treatments, including massage, hydrotherapy, facials, relaxation activities, and workshops. Guests can start their days with a relaxing meditation and yoga session right on the beach and detox in the sauna and steam rooms too. There are two pools and seasonal-themed dinners with live music, while rooms are just steps from the sand. All come with private balconies showcasing bay views. Some have rooftop terraces with hammocks and hot tubs.

Key Amenities:

  • White sandy beach + two pools

  • Mind & Soul Spa offers holistic treatments, sauna and steam rooms, and workshops

  • Seasonal themed dinners with live music

Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta Hotel Moussai Puerto Vallarta
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Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta

The adults-only Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta is a luxury boutique resort that offers a postcard-perfect beach, two chic rooftop infinity pools, and an impressive spa. The Imagine Spa has a menu of aromatherapy and hydrotherapy treatments along with a full range of massages and beauty services. Enjoy plunge pools and soothing saunas too. Breathtaking views of the bay and mountains can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points, including the gym and suites, which have private terraces, large HDTVs, entertainment centers, Nespresso machines, iPad-controlled lighting and electronics, and robes and slippers.

Key Amenities:

  • Two rooftop infinity pools

  • Full-service spa with saunas, plunge pools, and pampering treatments

  • Popular Japanese restaurant and two bars

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Conrad Punta de Mita

Conrad Punta de Mita sits along the Riviera Nayarit coast where the jungle meets the sea and offers a secluded beach along with a spa with a whirlpool, sauna, and blissful therapies. Temazal ceremonies can be enjoyed along with many activities in and on the water, including snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, whale watching, and sailing. There are more than a half-dozen restaurants with a focus on elevated Mexican fare with healthy options available, and romantic private dinners can also be arranged. The rooms and suites all boast awe-inspiring ocean views, and some have private plunge pools.

Key Amenities:

  • Beach with many water sports available

  • Full-service spa with a sauna and whirlpool

  • Multiple restaurants + romantic private dinners

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