The following are not representative of all the places to stay. They are only places that my friends, or myself have stayed before, and after our stay in Yelapa. Some of the hotels have web sites. Just click on the highlighted hotel names to go to their web site.

(To call these accommodations from the USA, or Canada, dial 011-52-322 and then the number below. )

Hotel Zone

Playa de Oro

*****The all inclusive Vista with its traditional Mexican decor is only meters from the marina, where cruise ships arrive and fishing and tour boats depart. Av. Las Garzas 1. Tel. 226-6868, Fax. 226-6810



****With its five story atrium lobby, casual mexican arquitecture, beach club and friendly staff, guests seem to have a lot of fun here. Av. Mexico 1301. Tel. 222-3737, Fax. 222-3546

Hotel Encino

***A great location, in the heart of downtown Vallarta. For those who desire a comfortable Mexican atmosphere at low rates. Just one block from the beach. Av. Juarez 122. Tel. 222-0051, Fax. 222-2573

Hotel Rosita

***The Hotel Rosita is situated in the heart of Puerto Vallarta on the beach and where the famous Malecon begins. Paseo Diaz Ordaz 901. Tel. 223-2000, Fax. 222-2171

Hotel El Pescador

***A small, simple hotel on the beach, some rooms with view, restaurant, bar service, swimming pool and laundry service. Paraguay 1117. Tel. 222-2169, Fax. 223-2177

Hotel Marlyn

**Although this does not have a view, or a pool, but has a restaurant / bar. It is very clean and comfortable. It is great for those who are on a budget. Av. Mexico 1121. Tel / Fax 222-0965 and 222-5766

Hotel Mocali

**Two blocks from the beach and a few steps from the historical part of down town, Mocali offers newly remodeled, clean, comfortable rooms. Nicaragua 286. Tel. 222-4201, Fax. 222-6055

Old Vallarta

Playa Los Arcos

****The traditional Mexican charm of Playa Los Arcos, make it rare find among others hotels in the heart of old Vallarta on Playa Los Muertos. Olas Altas 380. Tel. 222-1583, Fax. 222-2418

Los Arcos Vallarta

****This Mexican colonial styled hotel, with a touch of Spanish architecture offers 40 newly remodeled rooms. Olas Altas 380. Tel. 222-0583, Fax. 222-2418

Molina De Agua

****A perfectly situated and delightful little hotel on the beach with compact cottages scattered among the garden areas and pools. Ignacio L Vallarta 130. Tel. 222-1907, Fax. 222-6056

Posada Rio Cuale

***25 air-conditoned rooms. Gourmet restaurant, terrace bar, pool. Right next to the Molina de Aqua, popular and clean. Aquilles Serdan 242. Tel. 222-0914, Fax. 222-1148

Posada de Roger

***A charming little Mexican style hotel one block from Los Muertos beach offering simple but clean rooms, a swimming pool surrounded by gardens and a friendly environment A favorite of budget travelers. Basilio Badillo 237. Tel. 222-0639, Fax. 222-0482

Hotel Yazmin

**Only one block from the beach. Wonderful courtyard, clean rooms. Worth the extra few pesos. Rooms vary in size considerably, so ask to see a few different ones. Inexpensive, clean and a great location. Basilio Badillo 68. Tel. 222-0087

Hotel Rio

**A small hotel in the heart of picturesque Puerto Vallarta. Just two blocks from the central plaza and the Malecon, guests are within walking distance of all the fun. Morelos 170. Tel. 222-0366, Fax. 222-3235

Hotel Azteca

*47 units, some with kitchenette. Ceiling fans, spotlessly clean, simple, sparsely furnished, inexpensive. About 8 blocks from the ocean. Madero 440. Tel. 222-2750

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