Las Alamandas Resort | Costa Alegre | Puerto Vallarta | Mexico


Media Quotes

“A Garden of Delights for a Happy Few, Las Alamandas is something of a modern miracle…Ms. Goldsmith’s gift to the Mexican coast.” – The New York Times

“One of the World’s Most Romantic Hotels.”– Forbes

“Hideaway of the Year!” – Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

“Best Chance to Vacation Like a Hollywood Hotshot” – GQ

“A luxurious oasis where privacy and quiet are the most important amenities.” – Town and Country Magazine

“A stay at the resort is like having the run of a really wealthy friend’s gorgeous estate.” – USA Today

“A ‘Hedonistic Hacienda’ and ‘Romantic Hideaway’… a perfect place to be alone together.” – Coastal Living Magazine

“Perfect for an intimate family gathering or an ultra-clandestine honeymoon.” – Elegant Bride

“If one had to choose a single word to define this little corner of paradise, that word would be harmony. Owner Isabel Goldsmith takes the principle of careful attention to detail to new heights. Her tireless efforts ensure that, no matter what your everyday routine, a stay at Las Alamandas always offers an enchanting break.” – Air France

When celebrities need to look their very best, they choose Las Alamandas as the perfect paradise to relax and train with their favourite personal trainers- keeping in mind that complete privacy offered in a setting of unparalleled beauty, is key. Las Alamandas has been a favourite fitness retreat for actress Minnie Driver and her training coach Rich Guzman, the famed L.A. trainer who has coached many celebrity clients, and who developed ”L.A. ROX” – his own successful fitness program based in Los Angeles. Also from Los Angeles is fitness guru Jim Brasher, who chose Las Alamandas as a dynamic retreat for his exclusive list of private, discerning cliental.

Las Alamandas Resort is located midway between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo along the famed “Costalegre” region of Jalisco Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Managed as an elegant, private estate where guests are accorded the highest standards of hospitality, this exclusive beachfront hideaway is situated on over 1,500 acres of pristine tropical Paradise with only six villas accommodating a maximum of 30 guests.

“…a luxuriant solitude, and a fulfilling experience…
– New York Times Sophisticated Traveler

Enjoy Elegant Relaxation!
Dine to the strains of Mexican music in a palm grove right next to the ocean! Las Alamandas’ full-service Oasis Restaurant serves fresh and healthy cuisine along with a variety of liquors and fine wines. In the evening, the terrace is candlelit and the surrounding gardens are illuminated. The menu includes many Mexican specialties from which to choose, as well as a selection of continental dishes. All ingredients are fresh; fish and seafood are brought in daily from local fisherman; eggs and chicken are free-range; Pastries are prepared daily by the chef; and many of the fruits and vegetables are grown organically on the property. Upon request, the Oasis Restaurant will prepare an elaborate dinner buffet, complete with mariachis and bonfires to enjoy on the beach.


A full-service restaurant surrounded by palm trees overlooking the ocean. Meals are served on the terrace to the beat of Mexican music. In the evenings, the gardens are illuminated and the terrace is candlelit.

Well-versed in a variety of gourmet cooking styles, Las Alamandas’ Executive Chef Alejandro Aguilar Morales creates wonderfully exotic and delectable dishes of Sushi, Mexican regional, Continental, and American fusion cuisine. All ingredients are fresh; fish and seafood are brought in daily from local fisherman; eggs and chicken are free-range; and most fruits and vegetables (and all herbs) are grown organically on the property. Exotic Spanish, French, Argentinian, Chilean and Mexican wines have been hand-picked to enhance the flavour of Chef Morale’s creations, and irresistible pastries prepared fresh daily are sure to delight. For festive relaxation, owner Isabel Goldsmith-Patiño has developed a tropical tequila & margarita bar featuring tantalizing concoctions made from the resort’s magical herbs and exotic fruits.

An oversized, thatched palapa situated by the beach is adjacent to the fresh-water swimming pool, and serves as a welcomed retreat from the sun. Guests relax in the shade after tanning on one of many sun beds or while swaying gently to the Pacific breezes in a palapa-shaded hammock. La Palapa also serves as a beach bar and an ideal place to enjoy lunch in your bathing suit. Boogie boards are available for your enjoyment.

The 60-foot freshwater pool is directly alongside the ocean and is equipped with message jets for relaxation.

Art Gallery, TV and Library Lounge, and Conference Room: Highlighted by Alamandas’ signature bright colours, surrounded by gentle fountains and magically lit at night, the Gallery showcases a revolving collection of artwork by various local Arts and Crafts Masters. The Gallery at Las Alamandas also serves as a spacious new reading, relaxing, meeting and media room complete with oversized sofas for comfortable gatherings in front of a large-screen TV. Here, guests may view International Satellite programming, choose from an extensive collection of classic and current movie hits, or conduct small business meetings, briefings and/or presentations in great comfort and style. There is also a selection of board games including backgammon and chess to enjoy in a relaxed and luxurious setting.

“Estrella Azul” Rooftop Lounge Bar: Las Alamandas turns up the heat with this hot and sexy latest addition to its already romantic and sensuous surroundings. Combining all the chic lounge tactics found in the world’s elite bar hideaways with Alamandas’ idyllic warm climate and ocean breezes- “Estrella Azul” creates the mood for enchantment and excitement. Whether curled up in the cushions as a couple, or gathered socially around the colorfully illuminated bar with friends, here guests feel on top of the world.

With a name meaning “Blue Star,” the blue bar merges with the sky as you lie back amongst oversized turquoise cushions with the sound of a cool breeze softly swaying in the palm tops. Relax under “Orion’s Belt” and gaze at the night’s skies, a telescope to explore further and catch those shooting stars! Discover the world of Tequilas and aphrodisiac mescal, nibble on freshly prepared Hors d’oeuvres and dream away the night to the sounds of music.

Offers authentic Mexican items and resort wear as well as pharmaceutical items.

Fully-equipped with state of the art weight machines and a complete cardiovascular workout area including treadmill, Stairmaster, Versa Climber and Lifecycle


The new Las Alamandas Kids’ Club offers a sophisticated mini-resort all its own, specifically designed for the young vacationers to Paradise. Surrounded by lush lawns directly beside the beach with panoramic ocean views, the Kids’ Club consists of an open-air pergola with programmed kids’ activities (colouring, painting, crafts), fun-filled playground equipment (“Jungle Gym” with spiral slide, swings, monkey bars, playhouse and more), a variety of toys, games, badminton setup, and mini football field. Child-sitting services are also available upon request.

Sports Equipment
Enjoy one or some of our sports at Las Alamandas with the best weather of the Mexican Pacific such as volleyball in any our 4 beaches, a fantastic outdoor half basketball court to shoot some hoops in front of the ocean. Also, please find some other options as tennis, table tennis, badminton, croquet, petanque, giant chess and soccer. Also, we offer water sport equipment as snorkeling, surf boards, and boogie boards.

Horseback Riding
With local guides or solo. One hour free for all guests. Horses are $10.00/hour thereafter.

Mountain Biking
High quality mountain bikes are available at no charge.

Dozens of miles of hiking trails wind throughout the property.

Scuba Diving
Diving trips to Bird Island are arranged with two-day notice for an additional charge.


Clear blue water on the private beach makes this a favorite of Las Alamandas guests.

The lighted tennis court is available to all guests. One hour free. Additional play at $15.00/per hour. Rackets and balls are available upon request.

Boat Rides
A scenic ride along the Rio San Nicolas River, which winds through the property, surrounds guests with the natural beauty of Las Alamanda.


Car Service
Chauffeur driven vehicles are available within the property at no charge or for excursions at $75.00 per hour.

Rental Cars
Available from Puerto Vallarta & Manzanillo airport upon request through our Front Office Concierge.

Picnic Catering
The Hotel staff will provide picnic baskets for hikes on the lush trails or on nearby beaches.

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One comment on “Las Alamandas Resort | Costa Alegre | Puerto Vallarta | Mexico
  1. felicity says:

    ‘Costa Alegre’ translated to English means the “Happy Coast”, and is a tropical paradise from November through April, when there is little or no rain. It is know for its enchanting sunsets, warm deserted beaches, seclusion and serenity. I love it!