There’s nothing more relaxing than a Secrets® Resorts & Spas summer vacation — except the chance to stay in paradise even longer! This #TravelTuesday, we’re excited to tell you how you can enjoy a fifth night on us in beautiful Puerto Vallarta.
Beach-loving foodies unite! The Puerto Vallarta International Gourmet Festival is almost here. Every year, professional chefs from around the world gather in Puerto Vallarta to promote the exchange of culinary experiences and enhance the epicurean reputation of Mexico. This grand event takes place this year from November 13 through November 23, 2014 and will provide mentoring opportunities for local chefs, celebrate the impeccable credentials of Puerto Vallarta’s restaurants and honor guests with unparalleled gourmet experiences.
Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta is proud to host the festival’s Progressive Avant-Garde Dinner which will provide a gastronomic tour of four Puerto Vallarta restaurants in a luxurious beach resort setting complete with fine champagne, wine and spirits. The dinner will feature chefs Mario Blanco and Rosendo Corona, both known for creating unforgettable and unique dishes to delight guests.
At Secrets Resorts & Spas, making your stay the best it can be is our business and we aim to pride you the ultimate luxury vacation experience. Our friends at TripAdvisor recently announced their 2014 award winners and we are excited to have made the list.
And we don’t want to forget to say THANK YOU to all of our guests for this honor!
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun was named a Travelers’ Choice Award winner in three categories! Top 25 Hotels in Mexico (#20), Top 25 Romance Hotels in Mexico (#11) and Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico (#22). The Traveler’s Choice awards are given based on traffic and content on TripAdvisor.
A gorgeous bird’s eye view of Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta
By: Travelista Lisa (@travelistalisa – Twitter)
Hi all – This past weekend, I had the opportunity to visit Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta! This was my first time traveling to the beautiful destination of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, I highly recommend that you stay at this incredible beach-front resort. This adults-only paradise is perfect for those who want to experience a high level of luxury and top-notch service. Secrets Vallarta Bay offers eight gourmet dining options, numerous bars and lounges serving up unlimited premium drinks, a rejuvenating spa with a hydrotherapy circuit and treatment rooms, refreshing pools and so much more. Check out some of these photos I took during my visit:
The Rendezvous lobby bar, graced with chic, contemporary decor
A suite at Secrets Vallarta Bay, boasting romantic decor, luxurious amenities and ocean views
Hydrotherapy circuit at Secrets Spa by Pevonia
Grilled sea bass with a Champignon sauce, overtop a bed of quinoa risotto at Bordeaux French restaurant
A view of the infinity pool at dusk with sparkling lights
Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta is perfectly situated on the west coast of Mexico, the ideal spot to watch a romantic sunset over the Pacific Ocean. On the balcony of the open air lobby, Secrets Vallarta Bay treated their guests to an extra special Sunset Champagne Party. The champagne flowed to the live tunes of a solo saxophonist, providing the soothing, romantic ambiance for such an unforgettable sunset. Magical, isn’t it?
Secrets Vallarta Bay PuertoVallarta is offering a package for guests so enjoy the internationally recognized 18th Annual Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival! The gastronomical event is coming to Puerto Vallarta November 8 – 18, 2012!
To celebrate, we’re offering a special Gourmet Festival Package, where you can enjoy a complimentary 3-course meal prepared by one of the 27 participating chefs. Hurry- package is only available until October 15th!
Plus, enter our Facebook Sweepstakes to win an exclusive 5-night stay Unlimited-Luxury® and receive the Gourmet Festival Package! Enter before October 2nd for your chance to win!
Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta has joined the collaboration agreement between the University Centro de la Costa de Guadalajara and AMResorts to help develop sustainable tourism in Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay.
The cooperation agreement states that the university will offer advice and guidance to hotel staff to help create environmental initiatives to keep tourism sustainable in Puerto Vallarta. The University de la Costa has a Center for Sustainable Tourism Development and maintains an active role in environmental development in the area including the rescue effort of the El Salado Estuary.
The General Manager of Secrets Vallarta Bay, Mauricio Martinez, emphasized the common interests between AMResorts and the university to start together a series of programs for local people to preserve biodiversity, reduction or recycling of waste resources, and sustainable use of natural resources in the region of Banderas Bay.
Calling all golfers! Perfect your swing with complimentary greens fees at nearby 18-hole championship golf courses when you vacation at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta! Vista Vallarta Club de Golf and Marina Vallarta Golf Club both offer guests one round of golf per person per day.
Vista Vallarta Club de Golf boasts two signature 18-hole championship golf courses amidst some of Puerto Vallarta’s most picturesque surroundings. The first course offers breathtaking views of Puerto Vallarta, the Marina and the Bay of Banderas. The second course offers a golfing experience amidst dense jungles, deep ravines and swift creeks.
Marina Vallarta Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course featuring magnificent views of the Bay of Banderas and provides natural obstacles for golfers, including palm trees, tropical plants and natural lagoons along with abundant wildlife. These natural features have made the course increasingly popular among golfers.
Be sure to make your golfing arrangements and reserve your tee time at least 24 hours in advance with the resort concierge. The concierge will then issue guests a coupon, which will grant them access to the golf course. All tee times are subject to availability. Read more details on the current promotions page of the website.
Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta guests have the opportunity to experience the 18th Annual Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival this November! Award winning chefs from around the world will team up with local master chefs to present sensational gourmet masterpieces. Find out more about this gastronomical event here.
Enjoy your very own complimentary 3 course meal at the internationally recognized Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival when you reserve a minimum 5-night stay at Secrets Vallarta Bay for travel from November 8th through November 18th in select room categories.
Hurry, you only have until October 15th to book this package. Reserve this package today!
There’s a number of great ways to snag some fabulous deals and win awesome prizes so you’ll want to keep reading!
First, we’ve created a microsite, http://iheartpuertovallarta.com, that features all the things there are to love about Puerto Vallarta, our four Puerto Vallarta properties, guest video testimonials and of course, special promotions to travelers!
Up to 40% savings
Up to $400 in resort coupons available
Suite’n Up Your Stay room upgrade starting at $99
All travel must be booked by August 12, 2012 to take advantage of these great specials!
“Pin It to Win It” Pinterest Sweepstakes
We’re also hosting our first “Pin It to Win It” Pinterest sweepstakes!
Create a Pinterest board titled “I ❤ Puerto Vallarta”. Include a minimum of 10 photos from our gallery on iheartpuertovallarta.com, along with any other photos that tell us why you love Puerto Vallarta. Be sure to use the #iheartpuertovallarta hashtag on all of your images and feel free to be as creative as possible!
Fill out our entry form here to submit your Pinterest board for consideration.
Contest submissions end on August 12th. At the end of the contest, we will select our top 5 favorite boards and post them on our Pinterest page and open up voting for our fans. The best Pinterest board and sweepstakes winner will be based on the total number of likes and re-pins received by August 12, 2012, and the lucky winner will be announced on August 20, 2012.