This seaside hotel on a scenic 1,500-acre peninsula with two pretty private beaches is 50 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport. A dozen casitas contain 177 guest quarters, most sporting a clean, contemporary design, plus furnished terraces providing memorable views of the sea. A soaring lobby pavilion steps down to a veranda bar (live music most nights), the indoor-outdoor Aramara restaurant with a Nuevo Latino-Asian menu and informal cafés adjacent to both a cabana-edged infinity pool and a separate adult pool complex. A beachfront Latin grill is also available for dining. Amenities and activities include two magnificent Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, reef snorkeling, deep-sea fishing charters, whale watching and scuba diving lessons and excursions, a health-fitness spa and 10 tennis courts.
Lowest Rate: Garden View Casita Room, $520; Editor’s Choice: One Bedroom Ocean View Suite, $1,990.
Welcome fresh fruit and beverage; In-room welcome amenity; Access to fitness facilities; Non-motorized water sports; Daily newspaper; Shuttle transportation to golf courses
In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.