Barcelo Puerto Vallarta is a 316-unit resort is a five-star all-inclusive resort hotel on Mismaloya Beach. If you have seen the 1960’s classic movie that first put PV on the map, Night of the Iguana, Mismaloya Beach was the main setting for the film. In fact, you can still see the ruins of the old set from the Barcelo.
Everything about the Barcelo is top-notch, from the food, to the service, to the beach and pool. The resort is divided into 179 junior suites, 109 family suites, 13 master suites, 12 grand master suites, and 3 presidential suites.
For the uninitiated, all-inclusive means just that. Everything including gratuities are included in the one room price you pay. That means if you feel a little parched by the pool, all you have to do is raise your hand and whatever drink or food you desire will be delivered post haste.
Barcelo Puerto Vallarta Amenities include 4 swimming pools (1 sports pool, 2 family pools and 1 children’s pool), 2 jacuzzis, fitness center, night shows and daytime entertainment.
The property includes six restaurants and bars. Everything that you want is available whenever you want.
The Don Quijote restaurant features Spanish cuisine. The Los Arcos Grill specializes in steaks and seafood.
The Capri Restaurant serves up Italian food.
The Barcelo Puerto Vallarta also offers a couple of snack bars and a full-service buffet restaurant.
Never have to leave
You never have to leave the Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, but if you are itching for an excursion, the hotel’s concierge can set you up with a number of guided tours. Downtown Puerto Vallarta is about 20-minutes away by taxi.
Five star rating
This reporter gives the Barcelo Puerto Vallarta a solid five-star rating. The Barcelo Puerto Vallarta has a five-star quality, but with the price tag of what you might expect in a three-star property in the US.
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