Casa Velas

Pelicanos 311 Marina Vallarta | Puerto Vallarta, Pacific Coast 48315  [SEE MAP]Puerto Vallarta, Pacific Coast  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Private and picturesque grounds make this a perfect romantic destination
Beach is a bit of a trek from property

Adjacent to the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, Casa Velas, Puerto Vallarta's main structure resembles a Spanish hacienda estate. Guests are consistently wowed by the grounds  the landscaping and infinity pool of the Ocean Club evoke a sense of calm that visitors adore. That serene feeling extends to the SPA Casa Velas, where you can indulge in a revitalizing holistic massage or an anti-aging facial. Meanwhile, Casa Velas' restaurants, Ocean Club and Emiliano's, serve up Asian-inspired fare and traditional Mexican dishes. Once you're well-fed, bed down in one of the resort's suites; each room comes appointed with a snack-filled minibar, down comforter, cable TV and L'Occitane bath products. If you're looking for a little extra luxury, you may want to spring for a Grand Class Suite, which offers a private plunge pool and terrace. Beyond the resort's relaxing atmosphere, past visitors are also quick to compliment the warm and welcoming staff.

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Location
Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
All-inclusive hotel, 80 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional
Best For
Couples

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  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating
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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2018
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Fodor’s

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Silky sheets and cozy down duvets, multiple ceiling fans, and large flat-screen TVs are a few of the creature comforts that set Velas apart from the rest. Each large living area has two comfortably wide built-in couches in colorful prints and a round dining table.

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Lush, manicured gardens and streets, high-priced, terra cotta tile-roofed houses and condos, and the green grass of a well-tended golf course define the locale.

Travel + Leisure

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The quiet grounds – manicured tropical gardens, koi ponds, a curvaceous swimming pool, inviting patios – and attentive and discreet staff will have you convinced that you're staying at a five-star hotel.

Shermans Travel

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A member of the prestigious Boutique Hotels of Mexico, Casa Velas is a refined retreat with a subdued Mexican flair. This tucked-away newcomer ... holds a high standard of luxury with better facilities and fresh accommodations.

AAA

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This gated resort features private villas or spacious guestrooms, many with private dip pool and views of the adjoining golf course.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Other Awards

  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2018
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1757 have reviewed the Casa Velas, giving it a rating of 5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1757 reviews 5.0 (based on 1757 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Casa Velas' guest rooms and suites are decorated in a traditional Mexican design with bold color palettes, tile floors and artwork designed by local artisan Sergio Bustamante. Standard room amenities include balconies or terraces with garden or golf course views, dual sinks, walk-in showers and flat-screen TVs. Select suites offer private outdoor Jacuzzis or plunge pools. For complimentary services like a 25-minute massage and a round of golf at the adjacent Marina Vallarta Club de Golf, guests can upgrade to a Presidential Suite.
  • Free Wi-Fi provided throughout resort
  • Up to four bedrooms available in suites

Standard room size258 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located 4 miles northwest of lively Puerto Vallarta, Casa Velas offers a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the area. The adults-only, all-inclusive hotel sits alongside a golf course. Though the property does not offer direct beach access, travelers can take a complimentary shuttle to and from the hotel's beach club. A handful of restaurants can be found within walking distance, though guests will want to hail a taxi or hire a car to get around the area.
  • About a mile west of Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
  • Airport transfers can be arranged for a fee
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Room rates at Casa Velas include all meals and drinks at the property's two restaurants, lobby bar and swim-up pool bar. Emiliano serves gourmet Mexican fare in the dining room or by the hotel's koi fish ponds, and at the beach club, guests can dine on Asian- and Mediterranean-inspired fare. Emiliano is one of two AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurants in Puerto Vallarta.
  • Cooking classes occasionally offered at on-site botanical garden
  • Room service available 24 hours a day
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle provided to get to and from beach club

Number of restaurants

Cuisine TypesAsian, Mexican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

A free-form pool with shallow areas for in-pool lounging is available at Casa Velas. The property's pool also features a swim-up pool bar. On the pool deck, guests will find lounge chairs and umbrellas. And at the Casa Velas Ocean Club, guests can lounge on the beach, in the oceanfront infinity pool or in the Jacuzzi.
  • Poolside service available
  • No water sports equipment offered at beach club
  • Free shuttle service provided to and from beach club
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

SPA Casa Velas features multiple treatment rooms, plus a beauty salon, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Spa offerings include massages, facials, body treatments and hair and nail services. A spa package that includes a massage and facial is also available.
  • Spa services are not covered by all-inclusive rates
  • Presidential Suites include 25-minute massages
  • Outdoor treatments available

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Fitness

A fitness center with flat-screen TVs, exercise balls and cardio and weight-training machines is available at Casa Velas. Free yoga classes are offered as well. At the hotel's sister property, Velas Vallarta, guests can also enjoy complimentary access to a basketball court and two tennis courts. Velas Vallarta is within walking distance, or visitors can take Casa Velas' complimentary shuttle.
  • Fitness center features Life Fitness equipment
  • Free towels and bottled water provided in fitness center
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

A 775-square-foot meeting room and a convention center with four event spaces are available at Casa Velas. Audiovisual equipment and on-site catering can be provided. A business center with computers and printers is available as well.
  • Free Wi-Fi offered throughout hotel
  • On-site meeting planners available

Number of meeting rooms5

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

Three wedding venues are available at Casa Velas: the property's gardens, pool deck and beach club. The largest spaces are the gardens and pool deck, which can each accommodate up to 350 guests for ceremonies and receptions. Three wedding packages are offered as well. All wedding packages include bridal flowers, officiating services, bridal spa services and commemorative T-shirts. Upgraded packages provide additional inclusions like open bars, cocktail receptions and floral centerpieces. Live entertainment and photography services can also be provided for a fee.
  • Booking incentives offered for weddings with 20 or more rooms booked for at least two nights
  • On-site wedding planners available

Maximum wedding guest capacity350

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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