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Puerto Vallarta Hotel - Costa Sur Resort

Information about Costa Sur Resort and Spa, frequently asked questions and more.

Puerto Vallarta Hotel - Costa Sur Resort

Costa Sur Resort in Puerto Vallarta

In this blog we share with you important information about Puerto Vallarta, Costa Sur Resort, where is the hotel located, what activities you can do while on vacation in Puerto Vallarta and more.

Is Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta a Family Friendly Hotel?

Playa del Hotel Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta

Yes, it is. Costa Sur is a great option for family vacations in Puerto Vallarta.  The hotel's beach is not very extensive but it is very calm.  The tide brings little pebbles from time to time but these are fun for the kids to play with while making sand castles.  When the tide is low it is very safe to swim and you can see a lot of tropical fish.  All rooms at Costa Sur are full oceanfront and have kitchenettes which are great when traveling with children and for long stays.

Is Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta a Romantic Hotel?

Paquetes Románticos Costa Sur

Yes, it is quite romantic.  This is a smaller property on the beach.  This quaint and cozy hotel has been witness to many marriage proposals and Destination Weddings.  Make sure to check our honeymoon packages including romantic dinners oceanfront and our beautiful honeymoon suites.

Is Costa Sur a Gay Friendly Hotel in Puerto Vallarta?

Gay Friendly Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the friendliest destinations in the world.  At Costa Sur you can be you without feeling discriminated.  We welcome all types of families and couples regardless of their religion or sexual orientation.  We are also honored to share we have celebrated more than 30 gay weddings in the last 2 years.  Gay marriage in the State of Jalisco was legalized back in 2016. 

Where is Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta located? 

We have a great location, 7 minutes from the Romantic Zone, on a private and quiet location between the ocean and the mountains.  We are the next hotel over after you pass The Hyatt Ziva Hotel and a little before Garza Blanca Resort, in the heart of the South of Puerto Vallarta.  We are also well known for hosting guests attending destination weddings in private villas near Costa Sur in Conchas Chinas and Mismaloya: Villa Celeste, Villa Azul, Villa Mandarinas, La Mansion and Villa Lala among others.  As opposed to Nuevo Vallarta hotels, Costa Sur is one of the hotels near the Malecon.  We are located also 7 minutes away from the Romantic Zone which is a colorful neighborhood full of restaurants, bars, art galleries and much more.

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What to do in Puerto Vallarta or near Costa Sur Resort?

Centro de Puerto Vallarta

There are plenty of fun activities you can do in Puerto Vallarta and near Costa Sur Resort.  Here are a few suggestions for you to review.

  • Visit The Malecon (Boardwalk)- 10 minutes from Costa Sur
  • Romantic Zone  - 7 minutes from Costa Sur
  • Los Veranos Canopy Tour - Amazing Ziplines over the river 15 minutes from Costa Sur
  • Puerto Vallarta Zoo - 10 minutes from Costa Sur
  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens - 15 minutes from Costa Sur
  • Los Arcos Marine Park - Incredible snorkeling and sightseeing 15 minutes by boat from Costa Sur

Do Costa Sur Resort rooms have WiFi?

Estudio Deluxe Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta

If you need to have WiFi in your room we have 2 room options for you at Costa Sur Resort Puerto Vallarta:

Both these room types have full WiFi access.  You may also connect to WiFi in public areas of the hotel like the restaurant, bar and lobby.  WiFi zones are identified with signs around the property.

Is the beach at Costa Sur swimmable ?

Playa del Hotel Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta

Yes, it is swimmable when the tide is low and the red flag is not up. Besides swimming, this is one of the best beaches in Puerto Vallarta for snorkeling, paddle boarding and kayaking. Our activities team can take you on beautiful tours of the south of Puerto Vallarta inside and outside our ocean lagoon.

Is Costa Sur Resort and All Inclusive Hotel in Puerto Vallarta? 

Costa Sur Puerto Vallarta

At Costa Sur you can costumize your Puerto Vallarta vacation.  We mostly sell room only packages, however, you can upgrade to our All Inclusive hotel package upon arrival at the Resort in Puerto Vallarta.  Your upgrade can be made for as many days as you wish. You can do a few days with a room only option to go out and explore the city and all the amazing restaurants Puerto Vallarta has, and a few days with our all inclusive package to sit by the beach and enjoy some rest and relaxation at Costa Sur with all meals and all drinks included.

While alcoholic beverages are included in the package there are some restrictions, package does not include premium brands: Zaccapa, Moet Chandom, Grey Goose among others.  Room service is not part of the all inclusive package.


Puerto Vallarta Weather

 Puerto Vallarta weather

Puerto Vallarta has some of the best weather all year around. From November through late April humidity levels go down, basically there is no rain and days are sunny with amazing blue skies. The temperature ranges between 75 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. In the month of May, the heat increases a bit more, still no rain until late June.

In Puerto Vallarta rainy season is usually felt at night with beautiful thunderstorms that light up the skies. rain storms last for about 1 hours and that's it.  During the day you will still be able to enjoy walking the beautiful cobblestone rodes and have fun at the many beaches in Puerto Vallarta. Rainy season ends by the second week of October. During this period as we said earlier, it is a bit hotter, temperatures range between 80 - 87 degrees Fahrenheit. 

All in all Puerto Vallarta weather is amazing  making the perfect vacation spot.  Feel free to visit Vallarta any time of the year!