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Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

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The Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta is located south of the downtown strip in Mismaloya. The property is cleverly secluded amongst the side of the cliffs, creating the impression that it is its own private paradise. Perfect for an intimate romantic getaway or a well-balanced and family-oriented vacation, this property possesses all the luxurious inclusions and amenities to make any vacation one-of-a-kind. From the roaming beach and pool carts, to the tequila sommelier, this property offers several unique culinary experiences. This resort is also constantly refining its facilities to offer the absolute best for each guests' stay.

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Hyatt Ziva Vallarta Resort & Spa offers upgraded services and facilities that have been transformed into a luxurious all inclusive resort. Catering to couples, families and friends, all rooms and suites have beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and the picturesque beach.

Location: Directly on a secluded beach, surrounded by the Sierra Madre mountains, in beautiful Bahia de Banderas. Only 20 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta and 30 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Rick L :

My wife and I just returned from a 5 day stay (week of 2/14/2017). In short, I'm not sure how our stay at the Hyatt Ziva could have been better. We will be back at our earliest opportunity. Here's a rundown of our stay:Location - The Hyatt Ziva is south of PV, about 30 minutes from the airport. The hotel itself is in a beautiful cove and in effect has its own private beach. Behind the hotel and to the south are jungle covered hills and mountains. The location is gorgeous and the beach is absolutely perfect. The landscaping staff should be commended as the hotel's landscaping is immaculate. The beach is also 100% clean without a speck of trash.Room: We got a swim-up king. If you are on the fence, do the upgrade, but ask for one of the swim up rooms with a view. About 1/3 of the swim up rooms have an obstructed view. You walk out the sliding glass door and right into a semi private pool. There's lounge chairs for each room and you can flag down waiters at a nearby bar to bring you drinks. We spent a lot of time lounging around and swimming outside of the room.Service: The staff is one of the highlights of the hotel. We were treated like royalty. Every last person we worked with was extremely friendly and would go out of their way to help us. We tipped frequently, but I think we would have been treated just as well if we didn't. That being said, the staff really deserves tips so be generous!Food: Our favorite restaurants were Blaze (the steakhouse) and Casa Grande (the Mexican restaurant). Blaze makes a killer Mexican breakfast and has the greatest view ever. A big shout out to Isaura, Humberto, Hector, Joel, Jose Luis and Miguel for taking care of us at Blaze. The buffet and the Italian restaurant were pretty good. We never made it to the Asian restaurant.Drinks: Yeah there's plenty of booze and plenty of places to get it. There's also a fridge in the room with beer. I am not a cocktail connoisseur but what my wife and I had was good. My only feedback would be to add a few beers besides Dos Equis light and amber. We had some Mexican craft beers in PV that were fantastic and it'd be nice if some were available at the hotel, even for an extra charge.

  • Wendy D :
Great resort, great location

We're still in PV while I write this review. The resort overall is excellent. Atmosphere- The average age is pretty old here. I'd say about 45 or so? Don't expect a party after... 5:00pm. Food- The food has been good. The buffet food is always cold. Always. Which is unfortunate because the flavour is there. The restaurants are all good. Some better than others. (Italian is excellent). Rooms- We're staying in the preferred tower. The view from the balcony is amazing. The tub on the deck gets used almost nightly, and we've really loved Ruban- the bartender in the lobby. He's very friendly and always willing to chat. The view is the best part. We've seen whales and manta rays everyday. Pools- Like other resorts, people put towels out on chairs really early to save them. I only saw one person actually clearing vacant chairs so it's tough to find a spot if you're out past 10:30. I heard one girl say she went out at 1am to save chairs so that gives you an idea how bad it is. If I was to complain about anything it would be the abundance of Americans. Being Canadian you get used to having the run of most of the resorts in Mexico. They seem to follow the Hyatt chain however. They're their usual selves - loud, rude (by our standards) and just plain annoying. If you can get past the giant egos and noise a few of them can create, you'll enjoy this place. It would be even better if it was adults only - but you can't have everything! :) All in all, a great place to spend in Puerto Vallarta. We would definitely come back to this resort.

  • Cheri M : Portland, Oregon
Beautiful property and great customer service

Nine of us stayed here at the Hyatt Ziva about one week ago. We had club level rooms which were all very nice. The best thing about this hotel is the amazing customer service you get from the staff. Everyone was super helpful. The property was beautiful and the beach was lovely. Unfortunately I am unable to give this place 5 stars as 4 of the 9 of us got very ill on day 4. We ate or drank something at Blaze or the adult pool and we were all bedridden for 36 hours. One of us had to go to the hospital. We lost several hundred dollars in missed excursions not to mention the hospital bill. It definitely put a big damper on the rest of our stay. I dont think I will go back.

  • Kathy1Albuquerque : Albuquerque
Great vacation!

We had a wonderful five days. The service, food and room were exceptional! We loved the private beach, the pools and restaurants. Our favorite being Blaze! The ocean views are phenomenal! We will be back.

  • Terri S :
Best vacation ever!

From the moment you enter this paradise, you know you are special. The staff was marvelous! The beach, the swimming pools, the lounges and restaurants, and the shows - wow! Top notch luxury hotel! A shout out to Jorge, Hector, Nicoli, Miguel, Orlando, Isaura, Humberto, JoseLuis, Joel, and Angel. They made our trip memorable!

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
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  • Buffet or a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snack bar
  • 24 hour room service
  • Unlimited local and International drinks including House Wine
  • In-room mini-bar with water, juices, soft drinks and beer
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Boogie boards
  • Waterpolo
  • Aquafitness
  • Daytime tennis
  • Fitness centre
  • Hydrotherapy circuit
  • Bocce
  • Pool table
  • Darts
  • Board games
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Spanish lessons
  • Resort butlers
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Theme parties
  • Free admission to Disco, drinks included
  • 337 spacious rooms and suites in two 12-storey towers
  • Buffet restaurant
  • 4 gourmet a la carte restaurants
  • Snack bar & Food carts
  • 5 bars including a Swim-up bar
  • Disco
  • 3 Pools including adults only
  • Lounge chair and towels (pool/beach)
  • Beach cabanas
  • Tennis (night - fee)
  • Fitness centre
  • Zen Oceanfront Spa (fee)
  • PADI diving centre
  • Gift shops
  • Currency exchange
  • Business centre (fee)
  • WiFi internet 
  • Medical services (fee)
  • Dry-cleaning service (fee)
  • Resort Butlers
  • Romance Concierge to facilitate special moments

Ziva Ocean View King/Double Rooms include:

  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Pillow menu
  • Air-conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • In-room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Full bathroom
  • Jetted tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Upgraded amenities
  • Ocean view
  • Maximum occupancy 4; Maximum 2 children
Ziva Oceanview Junior Suite:
  • 1 king bed or 2 double beds
  • Balcony
  • Seating area
  • Maximum occupancy 4; Maximum 2 children

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised kid's activities at the Kids' Club. Babysitting upon availability (fee).

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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  • Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta
    Puerto Vallarta,Mexico

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Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta
Carretera Barra de Navidad S/N Km. 3.5 Zona Hotelera Sur, Puerto Vallarta 48390 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. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.