The 304-room Barcelo La Jolla de Mismaloya, a Barcelo Premium
branded hotel in Puerto Vallarta, is undergoing extensive
renovations to its public spaces and guest suites. The 7.2 million
dollar project for the all-inclusive property is scheduled for
completion in December.
The hotel has recently completed a comprehensive beach
restoration program which included the addition of 50 feet of new
The present renovation will also include the addition of a new
European-style spa. The indoor/outdoor facility will include unique
water features and a garden to create a relaxing atmosphere. A
variety of European-style and regional treatments and services will
The all-suite resort’s renovations include improvements to
accommodations. Each of the 179 one-bedroom guest suites will be
redesigned into a two-room suite. One room will offer a sleeping
area, desk and sleeper-sofa, and the second room will be a living
area with an additional sleeper-sofa.
Also undergoing a redesign are the hotel’s Presidential suites.
The new suites will be decorated in neutral tones with tropical
colored accents. Large balconies will feature views of Mismaloya
Bay and the surrounding gardens. The spa-inspired bathrooms will
include features like natural stone and walk-in showers with
Flat-screen plasma TVs and high-speed Internet access will also
be standard in these suites.
The hotel, which became a Barcelo Hotel in 2006, offers an
all-inclusive program that includes all dining, house cocktails,
wine and beer, recreational activities at the beach and pool area,
entertainment each evening, use of the fitness center and
participation in the children’s program, Club Barcy.
The hotel recently added Premium Club Service, available to
guests booking the Premium oceanview suites, and includes extra
amenities such as a welcome fruit basket and chilled wine upon
arrival. Guests of the Premium Club also have access to a VIP
Lounge, open from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. daily, with a self-service
cocktail bar, afternoon tea and a daily sunset cocktail