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Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos achieves health security verification from Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide

Cabo San Lucas (February 25, 2021)— Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos is proud to announce that it is has become Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide. The comprehensive facility verification helps ensure that guests and travel planners can book with confidence at properties that have appropriate health safety procedures in place.   This verification comes with an easily identifiable “seal of approval” – the Sharecare VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide badge – based on a hotel’s compliance with expert-validated best practices that minimize the risk and impact of COVID-19 and potential future public health events.   Developed by Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on hospitality excellence, and digital health industry leader Sharecare, the comprehensive verification covers more than 360 standards across health and hygiene protocols, cleaning products and procedures, ventilation, physical distancing, the guest experience, and health safety communication with guests and employees. Hotels are required to verify their health protocols on an ongoing basis to ensure continued compliance with the most up-to-date global health standards.  “The pandemic has made it clear that hotels and resorts must, first and foremost, assure guests of their safety,” said Filip …


Tafer Hotels & Resorts Expansion Plans

On Friday, November 13th at 5:30 pm, Tafer Hotels & Resorts will be holding a cocktail at Tierraluna, to present the first stage of the Garza Blanca South Master real estate development comprised of 1927 acres of prime land situated in a breathtaking location. The Garza Blanca South Master Development was designed by the prestigious international architecture and urban planning firm Gensler, together with the help of Tafer´s architecture and interior design department. The result of this collaboration will be the best hotel, condominium, and real estate products in the area. The entiredevelopment once completed will consist of 1,328 keys between beach hotels, La Garzetta hotel, Echoes Hotel, Villas de Montaña, a boutique hotel, 2 condominium developments, single-family residences, a magnificent 2,200-square-meter spa, a tree house development, another boutique hotel with panoramic views of the mountains, and Tierraluna. The Master Plan will require seven years to see the 1,328 keys completed. This represents an approximate investment of 500 million dollars. This important development will radically boost the southern region of Puerto Vallarta, activate the economy, …

Coronavirus Update: There are no Restrictions on Travel to Mexico

PRESS RELEASE  Stay up-to-date with the latest Coronavirus news and Mexico travel information. As the world closely monitors the widely talked about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), a new strain of virus found in humans that can causes from mild to severe respiratory diseases, keep checking back on this post for travel-related Coronavirus updates and information on travel to Mexico. UPDATE: January 13th, 2021 COVID-19 Pre-departure Testing Effective as of January 26, 2021, airline passengers boarding flights to the United States from Mexico must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure. On January 7th, the Government of Canada put this same mandate into effect. For guests with a future stay planned at any of TAFER Hotels & Resorts´ properties, we are offering onsite COVID-19 pre-departure tests that are guaranteed to be ready prior to guest departure. Testing can be scheduled and paid for upon check-in. The U.S.-Mexico land border, which has been closed for non-essential travel since March 21, 2020, is expected to reopen again on …

Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos Grand Opening

Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos has landed in Los Cabos and will celebrate its grand opening on October 15th, 2019. Favorably situated in the corridor between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, upscale beach-goers will enjoy an all-inclusive luxury getaway in this contemporary oasis complete with attentive service and personalized pampering by the most highly trained staff.

World Travel Award for Grand Penthouse


Garza Blanca Resort & Spa                                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Highway to Barra de Navidad Km. 7.5, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. México C.P. 48390. Phone. 011 +52 (322) 176 0700 WORLD TRAVEL AWARD FOR GRAND PENTHOUSE Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta is excited to announce its most recent award for Mexico & Central America’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017 presented by the World Travel Awards. Puerto Vallarta, October 2nd, 2017. The Grand Penthouse at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta received the top accolade for leading hotel suite in Mexico and Central America. The impressive three-bedroom duplex residence came top amongst competitors that included the Four Seasons and the Hilton. “I am so happy. The Grand Penthouse totally deserves this award, it really is spectacular” shared Carlos Aquino, Tafer Hotels & Resort’s Vice President of Sales and Business Development “There really isn’t a guest that doesn’t say ‘wow’ upon entering the two-story penthouse at Garza Blanca. And we have hosted plenty of celebrities there too!” The Grand Penthouse The Grand Penthouse crowns …

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TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Award for Garza Blanca

Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta are pleased to announce that it has won the prestigious TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Award once again, making it among one of the top 1% of hotels ranked by the world’s leading review website. TripAdvisor recommends that hotels worthy of its award should bear the Traveller’s Choice Award symbol in all communication and on websites as a sign that the hotel has been deemed “truly exceptional.” Prestigious Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award for Garza Blanca This prestigious award that lists the top hotels, resorts and restaurants worldwide has been running for almost 15 years now. The award follows a specific criteria that judges establishments according to reviews and client ratings. Each resort and hotel featuring on the TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award list has gained its place due to receiving consistently favorable reviews that comment the service, quality and value for money of the resort. No stranger to accolades Garza Blanca Resort & Spa is no stranger to accolades and awards, having earned a highly coveted 4 Diamond ranking by …

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Omakase at Hiroshi, Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta

Week three of Omakase, a chef’s table experience at Hiroshi restaurant located at Hotel Mousai on the Garza Blanca Preserve in Puerto Vallarta gets underway. Tuesday June 21st, 2016, Puerto Vallarta. Hiroshi restaurant at Hotel Mousai on the Garza Blanca Preserve continues to delight hotel guests and local residents with its Omakase Japanese culinary event that continues throughout the month of June. Four young star chefs have been chosen to create multi-course tasting menus to be served at Hiroshi restaurant as well as a number of imaginative dishes to accompany Hiroshi’s mouthwatering regular menu. Diners have a choice between the full Omakase experience brought by these chefs or to sample dishes from the à la carte menu on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings until July 2nd. The first Week (June 9, 10, 11) of Omakase at Hiroshi welcomed Chef Koji Matsuzaki, who is executive chef at Katana for the Innovative Dining Group. After completing culinary school in Ikebukuro, Japan Chef Matsuzaki continued studying Japanese cuisine in Tokyo before moving to Hawaii to work as sous …

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Luxury service as usual for Garza Blanca guests after Hurricane Patricia

LUXURY SERVICE AS USUAL FOR GARZA BLANCA GUESTS AFTER HURRICANE PATRICIA Garza Blanca Preserve in Puerto Vallarta is pleased and grateful to announce it is fully operational following the threat of Hurricane Patricia to Mexico’s Pacific coast on Friday October 23, 2015. By 8am on Saturday October 24th, 2015, the beachfront infinity pools were open once more and a delicious buffet breakfast was being served to guests at Garza Blanca Preserve Puerto Vallarta as if nothing had happened following a tension-filled day during the passing of Hurricane Patricia several miles south of Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific coast.   Breaking records with over 200 mph winds for the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the America’s, Hurricane Patricia was a force to be reckoned with on Mexico’s Pacific coast this past Friday October 23rd. Having escalated to a Category 5 hurricane in less than 4 days and making the record for the lowest pressure in any Pacific hurricane, Patricia made landfall near the town of Cuixmala, Jalisco, more than a 100 miles from Puerto Vallarta. …

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Amazing Wellness’s Tribute to June Wellness

As Garza Blanca’s Spa Imagine in Puerto Vallarta prepares for the autumn and winter seasons in the sun, a reminder of the success of June Wellness earlier this year is a great heart-warmer. Take a look at this glowing review by Amazing Wellness’s Ann Nix who joined the retreat in June this year. Nix captures the essence of what June Wellness is all about: “bringing like-minded people together who have the same wellness goals and intentions” and describes with elegance our luxurious surroundings where you can enjoy a stylish wellness retreat in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico you will never forget. Read the full article at Amazing Wellness.