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.


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.

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  • Airravehce : Cypress, Texas
Just "ok"

Grounds were clean- room smelled. Housekeeping service was good. The best thing about the stay was we had a three rooms together;each with a semi-private swim out pool which was really cool. If you get one of these rooms make sure you have a view of the ocean. We were placed in a room with a view of a bush and the roof of the chinese restaurant. When we went to request a room with a view of the ocean, the boy at the front desk told us that the description only said "semi-private" pool - not a view. It is also very very loud because of the location (1st floor- near the pathway). Guests tend to congrigate near the rooms to smoke. The refigerators were never restocked during our stay; and you need to beg for premium liquor. Best bartender is Ruben in the Club Tower- food is ok. They are very generous with the bottled water. This is good.

  • mihai123 : San Francisco, California
Nice resort, great location

The setting of this resort is its best feature, it has a private beach and frames a postcard view of rolling hills around a bay. You can see whales in the distance and stingrays swimming right in front of the shoreline. Food is better than average for an all inclusive and especially liked the buffet restaurant and the steakhouse (not so much the Asian restaurant). Two reasons not to give a 5 star rating: the rooms are small and have no balcony (we were in the regular tower not the club tower). When you're at the beach a balcony is a must have to take in the view, dry swimsuits and towels. Also the resort is small relatively speaking to others we have visited in Mexico in the past. Lastly if you are a light sleeper note that all rooms face ocean and can get quite noisy at night from the crashing waves. A/C can drown this out but ours was rackety and even noisier it definitely made it a bit difficult to get a relaxing sleep.

  • 31tim2018 : Des Moines, Iowa
Didn't seem to care

After first day no maid service - maids go home at 4 we were told, someone did a once over. next day we get back to room at 330 after being gone for 6 hours, no maid service yet. We called to make sure we got it. The minibar only stocked once without our request. So far, still no contact from management. Not many meal choices for breakfast or lunch. We went for dinner and shown wine list, we say we only wanted a glass of wine, we were told that wine only comes in bottles - not true as we find out later - on a selection I asked the waiter how much in dollars - he said $9, it was $50 - I should have calculated myself . Now we are getting messages for us to put Credit Card on file. I told desk what had happened and still no contact from management. Another message left for me and when I called to ask for manager they kept requesting my CC#. I went to desk, asked for manager, waited 10 minutes and told my story. He said he had no authority and had to speak to someone else. Never contacted by manager for follow up but my wine purchase was removed at checkout. I'm sure nothing was followed up with housekeeping or waiter either. The beds were not comfortable and sheets were loose in no time. Great view, great beach, our other all-inclusive experiences were better.

  • kentB9464MT : Wadsworth, Illinois
Great Vacation

It was fun just relaxing at The Hyatt Puerto Vallarta. Good food, entertainment and drinks. We are investigating visiting the other Hyatt Ziva locations. We especially liked the Bob Marley cocktails. Hope stay at a Hyatt Ziva in the future.

  • RJMooreAustin : Austin
Just Perfect

After a fantastic stay at the Hyatt Ziva in Cabo this past summer, we decided to try the Hyatt Ziva in Puerto Vallarta and they did not disappoint. Ziva is now at the top of our list of all-inclusive resorts and we can’t wait to return or visit another one of their locations.The Ziva in Puerto Vallarta is in a beautiful location with its own private beach guarded by huge rocks on each side. We heard from our cab driver that the Hyatt is the only hotel in the area with its own “natural” beach. The building itself may be a little older, but it’s fully updated and meticulously kept. The really nice thing about this location is that it’s not super huge and spread out like some places and everything – beach, restaurants, etc. – is a fairly short walk. I don’t think the hotel was 100% full when we were there, but it seems like there would be enough lounge chairs on beach to go around. Bars were plentiful and bar service on the beach was great. A cab ride into town is less than 10 minutes and around 85 pesos ($4-5 US). The staff were all wonderful and eager to serve.As for restaurants, they were all great – probably the best of all-inclusive resorts we’ve visited. Pureza and Melanzane were very good. The filet at Blaze was excellent with a special shout to Oscar, our waiter, Aida, the hostess, and Juan, the manager. The Vivaz buffet was also very good with super fresh food including our favorite, the lunchtime ceviche bar. One of really nice things about Ziva resorts is that there are no dinner reservations at any of the restaurants – it’s first come first serve – which is nice because you don’t HAVE to be somewhere at a certain time. Even nicer, they don’t require long pants for their dinner restaurants – just nice resort casual shorts. Some beach resorts require that and I don’t know why since you’re on vacation. We will definitely be back to this location.

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
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • 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)
  • Wi-Fi 
  • 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
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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.