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Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

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Exterior
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

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Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

5.0 star property
Beachfront aparthotel in South Shore Hotel Area with spa and beach bar

9.2/10 Superb

1,056 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is CA $531
Price available on 03/05/2023
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Km. 7.5 A Barra De Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, 48326

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In South Shore Hotel Area
  • Playa Mismaloya - 8 min drive
  • Playa de los Muertos - 14 min drive
  • Malecon - 23 min drive
  • Cruise Ship Terminal - 38 min drive
  • Bay of Banderas - 49 min drive
  • Nuevo Vallarta Beach - 61 min drive

Getting around

  • Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl. Airport (PVR) - 49 min drive

Restaurants

  • La Playita - 5 min drive
  • Tacos Revolución - 7 min drive
  • Archie's Wok - 7 min drive
  • Café San Angel - 7 min drive
  • Kaiser Maximilian - 7 min drive

About this property

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

At Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, yoga, and beachside drinks, plus you'll have access to onsite snorkeling and kayaking. 3 outdoor pools provide a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and aromatherapy. Blanca Blue Restaurant, one of 3 restaurants, offers ocean views and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There are 2 poolside bars and a free kid's club, and apartments get the details right with premium bedding and bathrobes. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and restaurant.

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities are included and additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

À la carte meals and snacks included
Room service during certain hours
In-room minibar (some restrictions)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

Kayaking
Snorkeling

Land activities

Fitness facilities

Lessons/classes/games

Cooking
Yoga

Entertainment

Onsite entertainment and activities
Onsite live performances

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of National Guidelines for reopening Tourism (Mexico)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities

Beach

  • On the beach
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers

Pool/Spa

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Sun loungers
  • Umbrellas
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Massages
  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Deep-tissue massages
  • Hot stone massages
  • Reflexology
  • Swedish massages
  • Facials

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On site car rental

Family friendly

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

Restaurants on site

  • Blanca Blue Restaurant
  • Bocados STK Bites Meats
  • Aqua Azul
  • Hiroshi $
  • The Rooftop $

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

Dining

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–noon: USD 35 per person
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 poolside bars, 3 bars/lounges and 1 beach bar
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Couples dining
  • Private picnics
  • Room service available

Bedrooms

  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Rollaway/extra beds: USD 25.0 per day

Bathrooms

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels provided
  • Bathrobes
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Hair dryer
  • Soap
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • Smart TV with satellite service
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services
  • Pay movies

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room

Climate control

  • Air conditioning

Pets

  • No pets or service animals

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Window screens
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Safe at front desk

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • On the bay
  • On the waterfront
  • Near the boardwalk

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Motorized watercraft on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Yoga classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Safety features

  • Security system
  • Smoke detector
  • Window guards

General

  • 165 rooms
  • 11 floors
  • 5 buildings
  • Built in 2009

Special features

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities are included and additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

À la carte meals and snacks included
Room service during certain hours
In-room minibar (some restrictions)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

Kayaking
Snorkeling

Land activities

Fitness facilities

Lessons/classes/games

Cooking
Yoga

Entertainment

Onsite entertainment and activities
Onsite live performances

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Blanca Blue Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.
Bocados STK Bites Meats - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Open daily.
Aqua Azul - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this bar serves lunch only. Open daily.
Hiroshi $ - This sushi bar overlooks the ocean. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.
The Rooftop $ - Overlooking the ocean, this rooftop bar serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 35 per person

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of National Guidelines for reopening Tourism (Mexico).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. </p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Blanca Garza
Garza Blanca
Garza Blanca Preserve
Garza Blanca Preserve Puerto Vallarta
Garza Blanca Preserve Resort
Garza Blanca Preserve Resort Puerto Vallarta
Garza Blanca Resort
Garza Blanca Preserve Hotel Puerto Vallarta
Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort And Spa
Garza Blanca Preserve Resort Spa
Garza Blanca Preserve Resort And Spa
Garza Blanca Preserve & Spa
Garza Blanca Preserve Resort Spa

Frequently asked questions

Does Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
As of 5 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa on 5 Mar 2023 start from CA $531, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and beach yoga and improve your game at the onsite tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes racquetball/squash and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa, soothe your senses in the spa tub, or go for a swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa also has 2 poolside bars, 3 bars, and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring ocean views. Nearby restaurants include La Playita (3.1 mi), El Dorado (4 mi), and Tacos Revolución (4.2 mi).
What's the area around Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa like?
Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa is a short 2-minute walk from Garza Blanca Beach and 8 minutes' walk from Playa Gemelas.

Reviews

9.2

Superb

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.3/10

Staff & service

9.2/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.1/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Michele, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We love Garza Blanca for all the service and luxury but also for its incredible peaceful environment. Beautiful location and friendliest people you will ever meet
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

SUSANNA, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyed every single minute of my stay at Garza Blanca. All inclusive is absolutely worth it!! With every food, drink, activity and most importantly the kindness of the staff!! The view was amazing from our balcony!! Everything was and is amazing!!
Faith, 4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The property is beautiful! The servers and waitstaff are excellent! Amazing location! The only drawback is they try very hard to sell you into being an owner. Once we denied this, our concierge snuffed us and never delivered on any of our requests. If that part were different, this property would receive a five star review!
Syrissa, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Alex, 1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Ruben, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

excellent service, beautiful rooms and views everywhere you look, wonderful food all over resort.
blake, 7-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

It was ok
The overall stay was pretty good, the staff was helpful and friendly. Downtown PV was a short cab ride away and plenty to do on the property. The only drawback was the checkin, we were put in a room that was owned by someone and the mixup was pretty bad for my wife and myself. It could have gotten nasty if calmer heads didn't prevail, what made it worse is the resort did nothing to make anything better. No we weren't looing but when you screw up that major you don't just let the parties you screwed over walk away with nothing but bad feelings.
Archie, 1-night trip with friends
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