Ask and You Shall Receive at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta!

Sometimes it’s just as simple as asking! Melissa, a recent guest at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta, wanted to know how the tortillas were made in our Market Cafe. She asked, and we let her try it out for herself – the results were great!

At Secrets Vallarta Bay we know that the little details can make all the difference during your stay. If you’re celebrating a special occasion, have a request, or just want to learn how something works, please ask us! We’re dedicated to ensuring that your stay with us will be a truly memorable experience.


Ask and you shall receive at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta!

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International Gourmet Festival Comes to Secrets Vallarta Bay!

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.


Delicious food, beautiful beaches and vibrant Mexican culture? It doesn’t get any better than this! Come experience the Puerto Vallarta International Gourmet Festival when you stay at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta!

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.


The Puerto Vallarta International Gourmet Festival’s Progressive Avant-Garde Dinner at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta is not one to be missed!

We can’t wait to show off our beautiful resort and hope to see you soon at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta for Puerto Vallarta’s biggest culinary celebration of the year!

Silver Badge Winners at Secrets

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT LOGOSecrets Resorts & Spas are focused on giving guests a taste of luxury. It’s what we do and what we enjoy. That makes honors from organizations like U.S. News & World Report honoring us all the more special. They explore travel websites, reviews and guest experiences to compile an annual list of the best hotels in multiple categories. Congratulations to the U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Silver Badge recipients:

Secrets Marquis Los Cabos

Secrets Marquis Los Cabos

Secrets Marquis Los Cabos, Best Hotels in Cabo San Lucas

Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, Best Hotels in Punta Cana

Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana

Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, Best Hotels in Punta Cana

Secrets The Vine Cancun

Secrets The Vine Cancun

Secrets The Vine Cancun, Best Hotels in Cancun

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta, Best Hotels in Puerto Vallarta


Mexico Ministry of Tourism honors Secrets

Secrets Resorts & Spas always aim to be the best. It’s a great perk when we’re honored with awards! The Mexico Ministry of Tourism is one organization that likes show some love to those who deserve it and luckily Secrets was on that list! Check out the resorts that got top honors then head to Facebook and Twitter to offer your congratulations!



Secrets Marquis Los Cabos was awarded the Distintivo “H” Award! This award honors achievement in cuisine while also keeping high standards for food safety and cleanliness.


Secrets Marquis Los Cabos

Secrets Marquis Los Cabos



Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta and Secrets Huatulco Resport & Spa were awarded the Distintivo “S” Award. This is a green award, given to those who make the environment a priority. Specifically the development of tourism projects involving environmental programs, eco-practices and self-sustainability.

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

TripAdvisor Honors Several Secrets Resorts & Spas

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!

TripAdvisor Awards

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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.


Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun


TripAdvisor awarded it’s Certificate of Excellence to Secrets Hualtuco Resort & Spa (for the third year), Secrets Vallarata Bay Puerto Vallarta (for the second year) and Secrets St. James Montego Bay (for the third year). This award is completely based on TripAdvisor reviews and comments, so thank you!


Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

Secrets St. James Montego Bay

Secrets St. James Montego Bay


The Faces of Secrets Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa

At our Unlimited-Luxury® resorts, the gorgeous locations, the quality of the food, room décor and fun activities are all of the utmost importance.  Here at Secrets Resorts & Spas, we also know that a friendly, professional staff is the key to distinguishing a good resort from a great one. Our employees constantly provide the hard work and positive attitude necessary to create a truly pleasant ambiance for our guests. Dave Bitz, a recent guest at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta, was so impressed that he decided to share some photos of the wonderful employees he encountered during his stay with us.  Thank you for sharing with us, Dave! We can’t wait to see you again soon!

SEVPV Staff collage

To check out all of the photos from Dave’s recent stay, visit the Secrets Vallarta Bay Facebook page.  As always, we strive to make your stay unforgettable. Book your getaway to Secrets Resorts & Spas today!

Day Excursions at Secrets Vallarta Bay: Extreme Canopy Tours in Puerto Vallarta!

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a place known for its natural beauty, from the magnificent Pacific beaches to the tropical forests right on the outskirts of the city.  While guests at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta enjoy this lovely coastal city– whether with an ocean view room or walks on the beach, swimming in our pools, or scuba diving – not everyone gets to enjoy the beauty inland.

For all of our adventure-seeking guests, there are a number of ways to visit the tropical forests of Puerto Vallarta. Why not try an Extreme Canopy Tour with Vallarta Adventures? On an Extreme Canopy Tour, you can explore the forest from the tops of the trees while zip lining – and so much more!

Photo courtesy of Vallarta Adventures

Photo courtesy of Vallarta Adventures

With the guidance of professional and well-trained staff, anyone brave enough to climb as high as the treetops and zip line through the forest, can explore this environmentally protected area.  During a full-day tour, adventure seekers can experience several different zip lines, including Mexico’s longest and fastest – 4,000 feet and up to 60 miles per hour!

And for people who want more than just zip lines, there are a variety of other fun forest activities – like tree rappelling, a 50-foot-high Crazy Ladder, Tarzan swings and several walkways and hanging bridges through the forest canopy.

For the thrill of a lifetime, contact your concierge today and book your Extreme Canopy Excursion during your stay at Secrets Vallarta Bay!  You will be glad you did!

Enjoy the Exclusive Sale at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta!

Don’t miss the chance to save up to 50% on an Unlimited-Luxury® getaway to Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta!  When you travel to Secrets Vallarta Bay from April 7 through December 22, 2013 you will enjoy up to 50% off of your vacation and you will receive up to $200 in resort coupons to use towards exclusive extras! When you take advantage of this extraordinary sale at Secrets Vallarta Bay, you will also get all of the Unlimited-Luxury® inclusions you’ve to come to expect, which include:

  • Limitless gourmet food and top-shelf spirits
  • 24-hour room service
  • Complimentary greens fees at a championship caliber golf course
  • Unlimited Connectivity with the Secrets Resorts & Spas app – offering free app-to-app calling, WiFi and much more!
  • Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience with the option to enjoy dining and entertainment at nearby resorts
  • And much more!

What are you waiting for? Reserve your getaway to Secrets Vallarta Bay today!



Resort Highlight: Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta provides guests with a uniquely Mexican experience. The elegantly appointed resort is just steps away from the famous boardwalk “El Malecón” with its vibrant art galleries, shopping and night life. Guest suites at Secrets Vallarta Bay overlook the beautiful Pacific blue waters of Banderas Bay, one of the largest bays in the world, where unique wildlife abounds and whale watching is an awe-inspiring afternoon activity. The below photos capture some of the beauty of a getaway to Secrets Vallarta Bay. Enjoy!

Aerial View

A bird’s eye view of Secrets Vallarta Bay

Soaking tub

Rose petals add luxury and romance to this guest suite soaking tub

Guest Suite

A guest suite at Secrets Vallarta Bay with a view of the blue Pacific water

Market Cafe

Market Cafe is a wonderful place to dine with full views of the luscious green resort grounds

Oceana Restaurant

Enjoy a romantic dinner at Oceana Restaurant

Infinity Pool Sunset

Sunsets over the resort’s infinity pool are magical

Lobby Terrace

The lobby terrace is a serene place to enjoy an after dinner cocktail

Pool and Beach

The pool at Secrets Vallarta Bay blends seamlessly with Banderas Bay

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Rob Dyrdek Rings in New Year at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Rob Dyrdek, professional skateboarder and star of MTV’s Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and Ridiculousness, rang in 2013 at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta. Dyrdek and a guest enjoy the festivities at Secrets Vallarta Bay, which included a welcome cocktail hour and gourmet dinner at 7 p.m., the Secrets Band Music in the Lobby at 10 p.m., and finally the countdown to midnight, grapes and champagne at 11:55 p.m.  Check out the photos of Rob Dyrdek and other guests below having fun as they welcome 2013!