A former palm tree farm turned luxury wellness resort, Westin Puerto Vallarta is the ultimate self-care getaway with retreat-like accommodations blending modern architecture with traditional Mexican design. Located in Marina Vallarta, this beachfront resort is set amongst 14 acres of tropical gardens and features palm tree studded pools, a swim-up bar, restaurants with plenty of dietary options, a relaxing spa, private oceanfront pergolas, and more.
The 4-star luxurious resort combines the ambiance of colonial Mexico with all the comforts you’d expect from the Westin brand rooted in health and wellness. Whether you crave sunshine and relaxation or you’re seeking stimulating activity, Westin Puerto Vallarta proves its commitment to well-being with and first-class amenities and services.
Six Pillars of Wellness
Indeed, travel is one of the best forms of self-care and the concept of wellness travel has grown from indulging in a spa to a full-blown movement. Westin Puerto Vallarta has elevated the concept of wellness tourism beyond the spa by incorporating wellness through unique spa offerings, healthy restaurant menu options, new treatments, and incorporating wellness activities into the resort’s programming.
Westin Puerto Vallarta created a space that provides a relaxing refuge for those seeking to leave their stresses behind and empower themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally. The resort empowers guests to enhance personal wellbeing through their signature Six Pillars of Wellness programs providing a complete experience for its guests delivering self-care and personal well-being empowerment to eat, sleep, move, feel, work and play well during their stay.
Whether you’re adjusting to a new time zone or recovering from your travels, restful sleep is the foundation of personal well-being and health. Westin Puerto Vallarta, takes the sleep quality seriously and guests can expect nothing less than world-class quality rooms and suites that ensures comfort and recovery. Travelers will enjoy spacious rooms that reflect the culture of Mexico with ocean-facing balconies, plush Heavenly Bed, and rejuvenating spa-like bath products to help you feel refreshed and fulfilled. The resort also offers signature brand amenities like bedside Sleep Well Lavendar Balm and a thoughtfully chef curated Sleep Well Menu with sleep-enhancing superfood uniquely designed to revitalize the body and mind for a better sleep.
Aside from good rest, feeling good starts with getting nourishment and the resort offers guests several onsite-dining options designed to refuel and energize. There is no shortage of options for sustainable gastronomic delights at Westin Puerto Vallarta. For delectable buffet fare, visit El Palmar Restaurant for breakfast. Indulge in the best local catch and more at Arrecifes Seafood & Steakhouse. La Cascada Restaurant & Bar is the place to go for comfort cuisine and tasty drinks. Dishes are source responsibly, crafted flexibly and created thoughtfully to accommodate individual dietary needs and preferences without compromising flavor, taste, or satisfaction. With professional chefs available at the resort, you can ensure that flavor and satisfaction don’t come secondary to your dietary preferences.
Whether you’re staying active or catching up on quality R&R, you’ll find endless possibilities for indulging in self-care during your days at Westin Puerto Vallarta. Beachfront pergolas and sparkling pools invite guests to feel well by taking in the scenic views of the private beach, while the serene Heavenly Spa offers countless options rooted in the art of ultimate relaxation. Allow your senses to be elevated and your spirit replenished with a visit to the Spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and facials. From therapeutic massages to cleansing facials and invigorating body treatments, each element of your spa visit is designed to stimulate your senses.
If you’re traveling to Westin Puerto Vallarta for work, you don’t have to compromise your health and wellness. The resort has made sure that all business guests can be productive and re-energized at the same time. Elevate your concept of workcation when you visit this resort with modern well-equipped boardroom, conference room facilities and in-room workstation desks. Those who come to the resort for work purposes will find everything they need to accomplish their agenda and maintain productivity with relaxation and self-care right within reach.
Maintaining a workout routine can be tough when you’re traveling. To help guests stay fit, the resort offers a host of programs to ensure visitors stay active while on the road. Guests can expect a wide selection of health and fitness amenities with the flexibility to fully customize workouts according to individual fitness goals. Tennis enthusiasts can take a swing at a game of tennis on lighted courts, while gym rats are invited to break a sweat on the treadmills and cardio machines at the WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio. Guests are also invited to grab a complimentary move well bike and take a ride to sightsee and explore the surrounding area.
Play and recreation are an integral part of health and wellness. Westin Puerto Vallarta features a variety of on-site activities, and recreational opportunities such as paddle boarding and snorkeling. Within walking distance, explore the charming Marina Vallarta waterfront filled with art galleries, shops and entertainment. Guests can also head to the famous Malecon boardwalk in the historic Old Town of Puerto Vallarta where you’ll find the heart of gastronomy, arts, natural beauty and nightlife. Nosh on some authentic street food, experience the pulsating nightlife or shop the flea market along the River Cuale.
If you’re looking to book an excursion, Vallarta Adventures offers a variety of options including a boat trip to Playa Majahuitas. Considered by many to be the best beach in Puerto Vallarta, it’s a hidden cove where the Sierra Madre mountains and the sea come together. This is the trendiest beach club in Puerto Vallarta, a hot spot on Saturdays and Sundays.
By Kinya Claiborne & Abigail Castro Sinsona, STYLE & SOCIETY
Photo Credit: Shelly Fleming, STYLE & SOCIETY