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Puerto Vallarta Hotels

Fairmont Rancho Banderas

  • The palapa

  • Shower (both showers were the same)

  • Moonlight image over the Marietas Islands

  • Dolhins out in the bay last week - a real highlight of our stay.

  • Typical Bahia de Banderas sunsets seen from ocean front accommodations


  • Well-equipped kitchens
  • Rooms have stereo
  • IPod deck and DVD players, plasma TV


  • 10 am checkout
  • One restaurant only
  • Car, bus, or taxi ride from restaurants and nightlife

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Long the playground of surfers and those seeking solitary beaches, Destiladeras Beach, in the Punta de Mita area, is now being developed with several time shares and hotels. Located on a cliff above the beach or right on the beach, Fairmont Rancho Banderas's rooms have ocean or garden views; the attractive pool spills down several levels to end above the sand, where palm-thatch "umbrellas" shade chaise longues. Even the smallest villa has a full kitchen (although most only have a two-burner electric stove and no oven), private bedroom, and huge balcony with patio furniture and a day bed for an afternoon siesta.

Hotel Information


Carretera a Punta de Mita, Km 8.3, Puerto Vallarta, 63732, Mexico



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 48 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom suites, 1 penthouse villa
  • No meals

Updated 12/31/1969

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