Convenient Old Town/Romantic Zone location near bars and restaurants
Stylish rooftop lounge with dipping pool, bar, and views of Banderas Bay
Short walk to the beach, Playa Los Muertos
Stylish, minimal rooms with crisp duvets and hammocks
Freebies include parking and continental breakfast
Half the rooms have balconies, some with views of Banderas Bay
Adults-only hotel that caters to gay clientele
Flat-screen TVs offer channels in English and Spanish
No bathroom doors
Some balconies have ugly views of stone walls and power lines
Free Wi-Fi on first floor only
Steep hill location requires climbing stairs from the beach
Highway and city noise
Pool is very small and not heated
A boutique, adults-only option in the gay Olas Altas neighborhood, the Amaca Hotel is decorated in traditional Mexican style with bright white walls, peeping palm fronds, and tile floors. The outstanding feature here is a rooftop lounge and small pool area with sweeping views of Banderas Bay below. While the 22 rooms offer hammocks, balconies, and walk-in showers, some guests complain about a lack of free Wi-Fi and the absence of bathroom doors.
A boutique hotel with rooftop dipping pool and lounge offering tequila-inspired cocktails
The Amaca Hotel is located in a lively neighborhood of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, nightclubs, and art galleries -- yet it also offers its own scene. The outstanding feature of the hotel is its rooftop lounge, called the Azul Agave Sky Lounge, with plush seating spread over two levels and gorgeous views of Banderas Bay. A stylish, minimalist palette echoes in the rooftop lounge from the guest rooms below. This boutique hotel is adults only, giving the rooftop a sophisticated edge over other hotels where families are welcome.
On a steep hill 5 minutes from the beach in the Olas Altas gay neighborhood
Located south of Old Town, the Amaca Hotel is located on a steep hill behind the local beach called Playa Los Muertos. This neighborhood, Olas Altas, is also known as the Romantic Zone. The hotel is a short walk from the beach, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.
20-minute drive to the Puerto Vallarta airport
5-minute walk to Playa Los Muertos
5-minute walk to the Old Town and restaurants, bars, shops, galleries, and nightclubs
10-minute walk to Rio Cuale, separating Old Town from Downtown
Basic but stylish rooms with white walls, hammocks, and walk-in showers
The Amaca Hotel has 22 guest rooms that fall into three categories: standard, deluxe, and premium. Rooms have beach-inspired decor and all are light-colored and breezy with traditional tile floors. Rooms have comfortable beds with crisp white duvets and flat-screen TVs with English and Spanish channels. Bathrooms have whimsical touches like interesting mirrors and are equipped with Forest Essential toiletries and large walk-in showers. Half the rooms in the Amaca Hotel contain balconies, some with ocean views.
Standard rooms have full-size beds and no balconies
An adults-only hotel with rooftop dipping pool, lounge, and bar with views of Banderas Bay
The Amaca Hotel is a small, boutique property that offers appealing features -- especially for adults. The rooftop dipping pool is a kids-free environment with incredible views of the Olas Altas neighborhood and Banderas Bay below. The rooftop also has a lounge, the Azul Agave Sky Lounge, serving a variety of specialty tequila-based cocktails. In the rooms, hammocks provide a unique spot to relax.
Scenic hillside location in the Olas Altas gay neighborhood
Close to Los Muertos Beach and Old Town
Rooftop lounge with spectacular views and dipping pool