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Costa Club Punta Arena

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Our Opinion
A fairly basic hotel, but good value for your money. The Costa Club Punta Arena very popular with Mexican vacationers so it's not totally geared towards foreign tourists. However, this does make it a good place if you want to practice your Spanish, not so good if you want to avoid language barriers. Costa Club Punta Arena is a good middle of the road hotel that is close to downtown. If you are looking for a 3 star, it is not a bad choice.

Overview
For those who prefer the comfort of an apartment, this 3-storey small and friendly complex has recently been renovated and is situated in Vallarta's hotel zone.

Location: Just a short 2 minute walk to the beach on a private walkway, 5 minute drive from downtown, 15 minutes from the airport.
tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Renie49 :
An enjoyable holiday.

Our room was comfortable. We enjoyed the food. outside snacks were great The beach and water was near to enjoy. Sightseeing on the bus was an adventure.We could also go for walks to view interesting things about Puerto Vallarta.We enjoyed seeing a large rubber tree.

  • Vladan P :
Good deal if you keep your expectations low

Spent a week there in Jan 2017 with family (kids 11 and 6). Pros:- Very clean- Friendly service- Central location (15-min walk to downtown)- On the beach- Low all-inclusive priceCons:- Food is just average and only two restaurants are available (all-you-can-eat and a-la-carte that works evenings only)- Basic accommodation- Entertainment is lacking (mostly in Spanish to cater to local majority visitors)- Abandoned hotel nearby ruins the experience- Kids club didn't work due to construction- Wifi is weak and usually not working

  • LauraHDuncan_Canada : Duncan, Canada
Smaller Hotel Good Value

We stayed at this hotel for a week. The price was fantastic. The food was good providing you get to the buffet early enough. Seems to be slim pickings later. Drinks were great. Service was good. Room was clean. Pool was very noisy, but we quickly located the adult only pool above the Italian Restaurant. It was small but lovely. The ocean was just ok. I prefer the Caribbean side as opposed to the pacific. Construction happening which was nice to see. Empty half built building blocking view of the ocean, but hey what can ya do. The best two things we did was a tequila tour. We went up to the mountains to the tequila distillery. Was fantastic. We also did the Pirate cruise. We went on the night time one and it was the best night ever. Loved it.

  • S782KLkathleen : Calgary, Canada
Memorable Visit

Costa Club in Puerto Vallarta is best described as a hidden gem.The setting is beautiful. Sure the resort is old and well worn but it runs like a well oiled machine. The price is right. The food is very good. Right from the front desk staff to the ladies tiding and cleaning the rooms the entire staff are wonderful. Particular cudos to Paulo and Edgar in the dining area and to Iggy in the Italian restaurant . Real professionals. We had a wonderful stay at Costa Club thank you one and all. P.S> We even got to see a turtle lay her eggs on the beach at the resort.

  • Stacey M : Kingston
Great little resort

We booked as this was somewhat of a last minute vacation and we wanted a deal. We also do not spend much time at the resort as we visit surrounding towns and friends - we also like to eat at the restaurants off the resort.We stayed in Tower 3--would have liked to been closer to the pool but this Tower was close to the lobby. We had a king size bed - room was very clean and supplies always stocked up.The grounds, the rooms, pools, eating areas were very clean and the staff were just outstanding.It is an older resort but overall a very nice stay with absolutely wonderful stay. We hung out at the adult pool most of the time--its very quiet and nice area - no kids during our time and the resort was very busy with families and kids.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily plus snacks
  • 1 a la carte dinner w/reservations
  • Unlimited Domestic beer and drinks (10am-10pm)
  • Kayaks
  • Windsurfing
  • Boogie boards
  • Volleyball
  • Gym
  • Aquafitness
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 208 rooms and suites in several 3-storey buildings
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 1 a la carte restaurant, dress code & reservations required (Children & teens under 16 are not permitted in the a la carte restaurant)
  • Snack bar
  • 2 bars
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Children's pool
  • Indoor theatre
  • Gym
  • Massage service (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)
  • Car rental
  • Medical services (fee)
  • Golf nearby
  • Safety deposit boxes (limited)
  • Babysitting (upon availability for a fee)
Standard Hotel Rooms include:
  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Some have balcony or terrace
  • Max occupancy 4 persons
Kids Deals - Kids under 7 stay for free when sharing a room with 2 adults; pay only air and transfers. Max 2 kids. (Inclusive plan)

Honeymooners - Receive a bottle of Domestic wine and a fruit basket. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage certificate required at check-in.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel offers early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Costa Club Punta Arena
    Puerto Vallarta,Mexico

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Costa Club Punta Arena
Avenida Francisco Medina Ascencio No. 1737 Zona Hotelera Norte, Puerto Vallarta 48333 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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