Welcome to the world of UVCI and The Villa Group Resorts. Our resorts are located in some of the most beautiful destinations in Mexico with year-round sunshine and are the perfect place to enjoy a memorable vacation. From the emerald jungles and picturesque coastline of Puerto Vallarta to the turquoise beaches of Cancun, the stunning desert landscape of Los Cabos, and the idyllic beauty of the Islands of Loreto, our resorts provide exquisite spaces for you to be happy from sunrise to starlight. Whether you’re seeking an adventurous getaway, a relaxing beach vacation, or a little bit of both, The Villa Group resorts offer endless opportunities for fun, exhilaration, relaxation, and indulgence. Our resorts are the ultimate destination for a sun-soaked Mexican vacation, where you can experience luxury and relaxation amidst some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what each Villa Group resort has to offer.
Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta
Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta has to be one of the most heartwarming resorts on the Pacific Ocean. Located in the middle of the Hotel Zone, you’ll find everything that Puerto Vallarta has to offer right at your doorstep.
The resort is only a 10-minute drive (2.7 miles) from the airport. Prior to your arrival, you may pre-arrange shuttle pick-up with Member Services or your Pre-Arrival Concierge. Please be advised that you can only take a shuttle one way from the airport to the resort upon arrival; to leave Puerto Vallarta, you must take a taxi from the resort to the airport upon departure due to local taxi union laws.
The Malecón “Boardwalk” is lined with shops, art sculptures, restaurants, and bars, and is just a 10-minute (3-mile) taxi ride from the resort. You can visit the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, an important example of colonial architecture, or explore the many art galleries in the area. The Romantic Zone is another popular area teeming with lively bars, restaurants, and clubs that provide a diverse range of music, food, and entertainment and is just a 15-minute taxi ride (4.5 miles) from the resort.
Other options include visiting the nearby marina or taking a day trip to visit beach villages such as Sayulita, San Pancho, Bucerias, or Mismaloya.
Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta is a beachfront resort that features spacious suites, gourmet dining, a spa, pools, and nightly entertainment.
The suites offer garden, partial, or full-ocean views. All rooms feature kitchenettes based on room occupancy. Housekeeping, room service, bilingual staff, currency exchange, dry-cleaning services, secure parking, and free WiFi are all available at the resort.
A journey of flavors is available at the on-site restaurants El Patron, Yashinoki, Seafood Market, and La Trattoria. You can enjoy Japanese specialties paired with the finest wine, one-of-a-kind seafood dishes, authentic Italian cuisine in an ultra- luxurious ambiance, and traditional Mexican fare. La Cantina Sports Bar, La Creperie, and Palmita Market & Deli are perfect for delectable lunches, family fun, or if you’re ready to party.
The fully equipped fitness center with sauna and jacuzzi, the enthusiastic Kids’ Club, the ping-pong table, and outdoor pools provide plenty of places for everyone to burn off some calories. Don’t miss all the fun resort activities as well as exclusive members-only activities, which provide an opportunity to connect with fellow members and stay active. Please consult your Member Experience Creator upon arrival for resort and members’ activity schedule.
Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta has a plethora of entertaining activities such as beach volleyball, aqua fitness, Spanish classes, dance lessons, bingo, donkey races, cooking classes, and arts and crafts, as well as lively theme nights that provide a show with dinner. There is also a Kids’ Club so your little ones can partake in fun activities throughout the day.
Bay Breeze Spa offers spa packages and wellness experiences to help your spirit soar. Skin treatments, body treatments and rituals, and even signature treatments for sunburned or thirsty skin, will immerse you into a world of beauty.
Under lit palms and the night sky, Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta is the perfect place to wind down in the evening, with tropical gardens that run throughout, flowing fountains in the entrance, and impressive architecture. You will want to head to the beach every morning and evening to watch the spectacular sunrises and sunsets.
Villa del Palmar Flamingos Riviera Nayarit
Packed with comfort, Villa del Palmar Flamingos is a stunning resort located in the vibrant destination of Nuevo Vallarta in the Riviera Nayarit, just a 15-20 minute drive (10 miles) from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport. Please be advised that you can take a shuttle one way from the airport to the resort upon arrival; to leave Riviera Nayarit, you must take a taxi from the resort to the airport upon departure due to local taxi union laws.
This extensive beachfront property takes luxury accommodation to the next level with spacious ocean-view suites, multiple pools including a multi-level lagoon-style pool and beachfront jacuzzi, a full-service 17,000-square-foot spa, and a variety of dining options.
From contemporary designer decor to classic Mexican loveliness, you’ll find top-notch cuisine at four gourmet restaurants, 24-hour room service, and a fitness center. Water activities (kayaks, paddle boards, boogie boards), an ATM, laundry service, parking and valet, on-call medical assistance, and wheelchair access are all on-site. There is also a Kids’ Club so your little ones can partake in fun activities throughout the day.
Cooking classes and happy hours can all be enjoyed, and if you want to go forth and explore the area, the staff are available to talk to you about tours to places such as Puerto Vallarta, Sayulita, or Bucerias. Elite members also have access to special activities; please see your Elite concierge onsite for more information on this.
Suites range from Studios to Three-bedrooms, or we also offer limited Two Bedroom Penthouses which can accommodate up to six adults. The Studios feature a king-size bed or two queen-size beds, a balcony, a kitchenette with a coffee maker, electric stovetop, microwave, and minibar. One Bedrooms and larger feature a full-sized kitchen, dining area, living room, and balcony. The Two Bedroom Ocean Front Suite has marble flooring, three full bathrooms, a spacious kitchen/dining area, washer/dryer, and a furnished balcony. The Two Bedroom Penthouse Suite has marble flooring, a full-sized kitchen, dining area, and a living room with a queen-size sofa bed. It has a king-size bed in the master bedroom and an adjoining master spa bathroom with a separate walk-in shower and double vanity. A second bedroom with two queen-size beds is also included, as is a terrace with an outdoor jacuzzi and grill.
El Patron restaurant serves Mexican cuisine with dishes that reveal an incredible explosion of flavors, while La Creperie has a selection of sweet and salty crepes. The Taco Bar by the pool will have you coming back for more, and La Trattoria will transport you to Italy, fueling your passion to discover Italian dishes. Yashinoki serves elegant Japanese cuisine, with ingredients for a memorable meal. There is also a Palmita Market and Deli for quick grab and go delights.
The Tatewari Spa has 14 treatment cabins, one VIP suite, and a beauty salon. The hydrotherapy circuit includes a sauna, steam room, pressure shower, jacuzzi, immersion fountain, and a waterfall.
From Villa del Palmar Flamingos, you are sure to see some of the most breathtaking sunsets from the resort. Additionally, you can walk the beach to the neighboring city of Bucerias in about a half hour if you walk to your right when exiting the resort and facing the beach. You can also take a quick taxi ride in under 10 minutes to Bucerias, where you will find a flea market during the daytime hours, more beach area, restaurants, and bars.
Overall, Villa del Palmar Flamingos Riviera Nayarit offers an exceptional vacation experience with luxurious accommodations, a variety of dining options, amazing views and sunsets, and a range of activities and amenities for guests to enjoy.
Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Cabo San Lucas
Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Cabo is ideal for family vacations, friend getaways, or intimate couple retreats. Located on Médano Beach in Cabo San Lucas, one of the most popular beaches in Cabo, it’s just a ten-minute drive (2 miles) from downtown. Los Cabos International Airport is approx. a 40-minute drive (27 miles) away. You can book your roundtrip transportation to and from the airport with your Member Services or Pre-Arrival agent for a stress-free beginning and end to your Cabo vacation. Villa del Palmar Cabo is right next door to Villa del Arco and Villa La Estancia Los Cabos.
The best in live entertainment, family-friendly activities, outdoor swimming pools, and beachfront jacuzzies make this hotel a beach-lover’s playground. There is an array of spacious suites with luxurious amenities including either a balcony or terrace, with views of El Arco rock formation, Medano Beach, and beautiful garden views. Amenities and services include 24-hour room service, secure parking and valet, Kids’ Club, babysitting services, on-call medical assistant, and Wi-Fi.
Bella California serves a fusion of Californian and Italian cuisine while seating you above the waves. Tomatillos embraces healthy cuisine with farm-to-table options, organic ingredients, and vegan and vegetarian delights. The Sports Bar has casual bites, as does the Taco Bar and Pizza Bar. Carbon Grill Restaurant serves bold Argentinian cuisine, and Tortugas Terrace serves selections of Mexico’s finest treats.
Entertaining activities and themed classes are plentiful so if you’re keen to be stimulated, how about salsa dancing, blackjack, bingo, Hollywood shows, Mexican fiesta cinema nights, or even tequila tasting? For the kids, there is the Kids’ in Paradise activities club with activities ranging from mini-spa days and musical chairs to shirt tie-dying and Wii Sports Bowling. There’s even an iconic whale slide for splashing into the pool. And for those seeking friendly competition, the resort also boasts fantastic outdoor tennis and pickleball courts. Bring your own equipment and enjoy complimentary pickleball play, or there is equipment available to rent. If you need a partner, our concierge at the Gym can try to pair you up with someone. Get ready for all the exciting activities that await you during your stay!
If you’re looking for off-resort activities, you can go fishing, whale watching (seasonal), play water sports, or golf. At night the city of Los Cabos gets a second wind to dance to salsa and sip cocktails made with craft tequilas and mezcal. With the resort only two miles away from downtown, the night is always young.
If you are tired or had a bit too much fun the night before, the 31,000 sq.ft. Desert Spa is where wellness immersions will whisper you back to life. There are a variety of treatment options such as massages, body wraps, beauty services, and more, that you can indulge in. The spa also offers special services for kids and teens, such as the Princess Manicure or mini massage.
Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa in Cabo San Lucas offers luxurious amenities and entertainment for all ages, making it the perfect vacation destination.
Villa del Arco Beach Resort and Spa
Villa del Arco is a luxury resort located on the famous El Medano beach in Cabo San Lucas, just a 40-minute drive from the airport and a short distance (two miles) or a ten-minute taxi ride from downtown Cabo. Los Cabos International Airport is approximately a 40-minute drive (27 miles) away. You can book your roundtrip transportation to and from the airport with your Member Services or Pre-Arrival agent for a stress-free beginning and end to your Cabo vacation. Villa del Arco is right next door to Villa del Palmar Cabo and Villa La Estancia Los Cabos.
- From morning until night, Villa del Arco offers endless opportunities for exhilaration and pampering. The family-friendly hotel overlooks the El Arco rock formation and Medano Beach, which is known for being the safest swimming spot in Cabo San Lucas. Guests can enjoy snorkeling through vibrant coral reefs, meditating under the full moon, horseback riding, or sailing under sunset skies.
The suites at Villa del Arco are designed to be serene, with marble floors, spa-inspired bathrooms, kitchenettes private balconies and terraces, and top-notch amenities.
There are several dining options available at the resort, including Neptune Seafood, which offers stunning views of El Arco and the Sea of Cortez, and serves delicious seafood and hearty meat dishes combining French techniques with Cabo flair. El Bucanero is a pirate-themed eatery offering food such as tacos, wraps, burgers, sandwiches, and ceviches, while South American Grill showcases grilled dishes. El Patron Bistro offers traditional Mexican cuisine with a contemporary twist, and the Taco Bar and Palmita Market & Deli provide quick and convenient eating options.
In the evenings, guests can enjoy shows at Villa del Palmar Cabo with buffet-style meals. Current dinner shows include Popstars, Grease, The Greatest Showman, The Lion King, Michael Jackson, Mexi-Latin Night, and Decades Retro Night. Please note that the dinner shows are subject to change at any time.
Although the airport pick-up is only 40 minutes away, Villa Del Arco will live in your heart wherever life may take you.
Villa La Valencia Beach Resort
Villa La Valencia is located in the Golden Zone between the two beach towns in Baja California that make up Los Cabos: Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. The many renowned tourist spots in Los Cabos such as El Chileno, Santa Maria, and El Médano beaches make its location unbeatable. The resort is approximately a 15-minute drive (9 miles) from San José del Cabo and a 20-minute drive (12 miles) from Cabo San Lucas. The airport is approximately a 25-minute (19miles) from the resort. Transfers to and from the airport can be arranged through Member Services or your Pre-Arrival Agent for an additional cost.
Villa La Valencia is a place you will cherish. Curling invitingly around the property is the longest lazy river in all of Los Cabos and many other amenities, making it one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico. Since it is located on the Golden Beach in Los Cabos, this expansive area is ideal for a stroll in front of the pristine waters of the Sea of Cortez.
The La Jolla Lobby Bar will be one of the first things you see upon entering the resort and will inspire you with its modern design, which stands out due to its ocean views and stunning ambiance. An infinity pool, four jacuzzis, a wellness and fitness center with a co-ed hydrotherapy circuit, 308 suites, and a variety of restaurants, lend eternal possibilities for fun, relaxation, and joy. Zip lines, natural rock wall climbing, cliff-side rappelling, and exciting camel rides, are all available to book offsite for those who are unfearful of any challenge.
You can enjoy ocean or pool views from your furnished balcony or terrace. The design and aesthetics of the contemporary suites are awe-inspiring at every turn. Sunken tubs, dual vanity sinks, air conditioning, Smart TV, minibar, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, safe deposit box, electronic keys, and daily housekeeping, help guests sink into ultimate luxury living, fully immersed in elegance.
For dining options, Latitud 23.5 Steak House meets a meat lovers’ dreams. La Taberna restaurant serves authentic Italian dishes, and El Patrón Mexican offers delicious array of Mexican food. Coralle is the pool restaurant serving international cuisine, and Palmita Market & Deli is ideal for grabbing a quick bite.
Azul Wellness Spa Center has signature experiences, massage, couple’s experiences, skin care treatments, and body treatments for you to gather with your wellness warriors. There is also a 24-hour workout gym with cutting-edge equipment.
There is a Kids’ Club where your little ones can partake in fun activities throughout the day. Adults can partake in fun activities such as the Lazy River Power Walk, Volleyball, Stretching, and more. Ask your concierge upon arrival for the current activities schedule.
Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or both, Villa La Valencia Beach Resort has something for everyone.
Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto
Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is located on the eastern coast of the Baja California peninsula, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Sierra de la Giganta mountain range. The resort features multiple pools that when looked at from above form the shape of a turtle, a full-service spa, and a variety of outdoor activities. It’s just a 40-minute drive (25 miles) from the airport and a short shuttle ride to downtown Loreto.
Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is a destination offering stunning scenery and a wide range of activities for guests of all ages. From snorkeling and scuba diving to exploring the nearby mountains and desert, there is something for everyone.
Nestled amid the Sea of Cortez, Loreto is Mexico’s closest beach resort to the United States and is approximately a 40-minute drive from the Loreto International Airport, which has direct flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) making it easily accessible for a beach getaway.
With glimpses at the scenic backdrop of the Sierra de la Giganta or the San Bruno Mountain, the Canyon of Lipangue, or the blue Sea of Cortez, this is a magical place offering incredible ambiance and breathtaking views.
The area presents visitors with countless options for activities and attractions, from horseback riding to hiking and water sports. The island’s proximity to untouched nature preserves is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. The resort provides free usage of paddleboards and kayaks.
The suites are spacious and deluxe, with stunning views. Each room has a full suite of amenities, including a private terrace or balcony, a full kitchen for one bedroom and larger units (a mini refrigerator for studios), and designer toiletries. Many of the suites boast spectacular views of the Sea of Cortez, neighboring golf course, the rolling Sierra de la Giganta mountains, and/or the stunning desert gardens onsite at the resort, allowing you to enjoy the magic of the Loreto, Mexico while wrapped in luxury.
Treatments at the Sabila Spa, a fitness center, a grocery store, a Kids’ Club, and a Teens’ Club are all perfect for families. Other activities include beach parties, aqua aerobics, tennis and pickleball courts, live music, and nightly theme night dinner shows.
The Islands of Loreto are also home to TPC Danzante Bay, a world-class golf course recently awarded as the Best Golf Course in Mexico at the prestigious World Golf Awards. Designed by renowned architect Rees Jones, this 18-hole masterpiece offers meticulously manicured fairways and breathtaking ocean views. So grab your clubs, tee off, and enjoy an extraordinary round in this golfer’s paradise.
At Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, culinary delights await at every turn. Indulge your taste buds in a gastronomic journey with an array of exquisite dining options. Enjoy a fine dining experience amidst breathtaking views at Danzante, an elegant steakhouse and seafood restaurant. Satisfy your cravings at Casa Mia, where wood-fired pizzas are crafted with perfection and tacos showcase a delightful blend of local and international flavors against a backdrop of stunning mountain and ocean scenery. The Clubhouse restaurant beckons with delicious breakfasts and lunches, featuring a variety of options from healthy choices to mouthwatering burgers, sandwiches, tacos, and wraps. As the sun sets, dine under the stars with premium seafood and meat barbecues followed by delectable desserts. Throughout the day, enjoy casual poolside fare and refreshing drinks at the Beach Bar, which offers an extensive selection of beverages and cocktails to quench your thirst. From light snacks to gourmet feasts, you will never go hungry or thirsty at Villa del Palmar.
Winner of the World Travel Awards five years in a row, and with Loreto being the only town in Mexico with its own international airport, this resort is a winner.
Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
Nestled along the untouched shores of the Yucatan Peninsula, Villa del Palmar Cancun offers a prime beachfront location. Conveniently situated a mere 35-minute drive (16 miles) from the airport, and a short 20-minute (10 miles) taxi ride to downtown Cancun, this resort provides easy access to both natural beauty and vibrant city life.
Imagine sinking into ultimate luxury, being in a location that was all about finding the best spot to watch the sunset, cerulean waters, and the palm-tree lined landscape. You’re here!
Villa del Palmar Cancun represents the pursuit of excellence in Cancun, which has some of the best beaches, clubs, and outdoor activities in Mexico, consistently ranking first in places to spend your vacation.
Watersports, a Wibit Aqua Park, beach volleyball, dance classes, and other resort activities such as Latin dance lessons, aqua aerobics, bingo, margarita cocktail lessons, and Spanish lessons are all available at the resort.
The resort offers garden view, partial, and full-ocean view suites in sizes ranging from the Studio Suite to the Two Bedroom Residential Lofts, and the Three Bedroom Oceanfront Grand Penthouse, and all have luxurious amenities. Noteworthy features include a Nespresso machine, new interior design finishes, air conditioning, a minibar, private balconies, and wireless internet. The one-bedroom and larger suite sizes also feature full kitchens with washers and dryers.
For dining experiences that offer pieces of Italian and International food in Mexico, Davino and Caprichos have you covered. Zamá, Legends, and The Bite Bar have numerous food and drink options for your palate’s delight.
Cancun also offers a plethora of activities ranging from visiting ancient ruins to discovering the most picturesque white-sand beaches.
Chichén Itzá is a must-see destination and is now officially one of the new seven wonders of the world. Constructed during the Terminal Classic period by the Maya civilization, it was a vast pre-Columbian city. The archaeological site is located just a scenic 3-hour and 15-minute drive (132 miles) from the resort.
Isla Mujeres is a great option for a day trip. Located just off the coast of Cancun, this picturesque island is known for its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and laid-back atmosphere. Explore the charming streets of the downtown area or “El Centro”, filled with vibrant shops and restaurants. Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters or snorkel alongside colorful marine life in the nearby coral reefs. To get to Isla Mujeres, take a taxi to the Puerto Juárez ferry terminal, just a short ten-minute drive (4.8 miles) from Villa del Palmar Cancun. Upon arrival at Puerto Juarez, head to the Gran Puerto Cancun (Ultramar) ferry dock to purchase your tickets. One-way tickets are available for 160 pesos, while round-trip tickets can be purchased for 300 pesos (prices subject to change). The ferry boats depart every half hour between 5:00 am and 9:30 pm. The short crossing to Isla Mujeres takes approximately 15 minutes, allowing you to quickly reach this captivating island paradise.
The nearby El Meco Archaeological Site is also a compelling option to consider, conveniently located just a short 5-minute drive (1.7 miles) from the resort. Open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, this site offers a glimpse into the ancient Mayan civilization. For a nominal fee of less than $5 USD (subject to change at any time), visitors can explore the site at their leisure. Despite its relatively small size, El Meco offers a tranquil and enjoyable experience. With abundant shade provided by the surrounding vegetation and the presence of picnic tables, it’s an ideal spot for relaxation. The highlight of the site is the impressive El Castillo structure, a five-level style temple, adorned with fascinating serpent heads reminiscent of those found at the Pyramid of Kukulkán. Additionally, there are several other intriguing smaller structures to discover throughout the site.
You can return to The Village Spa at Villa del Palmar Cancun, where rituals such as Nawal Kan, a lovers’ ritual which begins with a champagne body scrub, followed by a body wrap to hydrate your skin, and finishing with a massage, will make your whole holiday.
Overall, Villa del Palmar Cancun is a top choice for those seeking luxury, adventure, and relaxation on the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula.
The Villa Group Resorts offer a world-class vacation experience that promises to deliver something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an adventurous escape, a romantic retreat, or a family-friendly vacation, our resorts have it all. All resorts offer the option for all-inclusive meal plans. With luxurious accommodations, exceptional dining, and exciting activities, you can indulge in the ultimate vacation experience in Mexico’s most beautiful destinations. From pristine beaches to breathtaking landscapes, our resorts provide the perfect backdrop for creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Come and discover the magic of The Villa Group Resorts and experience the ultimate vacation in Mexico.