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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly tennis resort on Mexican beach

Beachfront and shops

Located in the central part of Puerto Vallarta's Hotel Zone, and about 2 km (1 mi) from downtown, this Mexican resort is next to both shops and a golden-sand beach which extends for about 1.5 km (1 mi).

All-Inclusive plan

Daily meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks; use of 8 tennis courts and water sports gear such as kayaks; and nightly entertainment are all included in the room rate at Canto Del Sol.

Cool guestrooms

Light interiors, tile floors, and air conditioning help make guestrooms and suites at Canto Del Sol Plaza Vallarta a cool retreat from the sun. Flat-screen TVs with cable channels, wireless Internet access, and in-room safes are standard.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


  • Aerobics
  • Cooking
  • Dancing
  • Language

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Bottled wine
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

Sand-colored, with pink accents and tile roofs, this 390-room hotel's casual, relaxed atmosphere is evident as guests step into the four-story atrium lobby with its ceiling of rough poles.

Included among the Canto Del Sol's facilities and services are a steam room, fitness center and a variety of spa services including Mexican massage, Swiss massage, reflexology, body scrubs, and aromatherapy. Guests have the choice of 4 restaurants and 2 bars located on the property.

The on-site travel desk can book excursions around Banderas Bay and can arrange discounts on local tours.

Complimentary WiFi is provided. Meeting space can accommodate up to 470 people (theater-style), 220 people (school-style), and 330 people for banquets. Audiovisual equipment is available on request (surcharge). Guests can use the onsite business center. Parking is available for a surcharge.

Like all major Puerto Vallarta hotels, the resort purifies its water.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Indoor tennis courts - 4 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 4 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 265 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower only 

Where to Eat

Note: Fine dining is available at two specialty restaurants (reservations required). Guests staying 2–4 nights can enjoy one specialty dinner; guests staying 5–7 nights can enjoy two specialty dinners.

Los Cántaros - Shaded by a tall palapa, this open-air restaurant with pool view serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets of international fare. Casual wear.

Santa Maria - This dinner-only, specialty Mexican restaurant serves traditional and contemporary cuisine. Casual elegant (reservations required).

Sample menu for Santa María


  • Prickly Pear salad
  • Mayan Cream soup
  • Aztec soup

    Main courses:

  • Oaxaca-style Beef
  • Canto del Sol Chicken
  • Fish Filet in Saint Leaf


  • Antique Mexican style coffee
  • Mexican coffee
  • Black and chamomile teas


  • Banana Flambé
  • Milk Cake
  • Santa María Ice Cream

    Venezzia - Specialty Italian restaurant. Casual elegant (reservations required).

    Sample menu for Venezzia


  • Capellini in Brodo
  • Crema Valdostana
  • Fettucine Tricolor Alfredo

    Main courses:

  • Certo alla Florentina (pork roll)
  • Pesce alla Veneziana (fish)
  • Scaloppine al Barolo (beef)


  • Italian coffee
  • Capuccino
  • Black and chamomile teas


  • Tiramisu
  • Cassata Napoletana
  • Profiteroli

    Los Peces Snack Bar - Serves afternoon snacks poolside. Casual or swimwear.

    Aquabar El Papagayo - This poolside bar is open from mid-morning through the afternoon.

    Lobby Bar - Open all evening until midnight.

  • Nearby Things to Do

    Guests may book either an All-Inclusive plan or a Room-Only (No Meals) plan. This is the All-Inclusive plan. The All-Inclusive plan includes meals, drinks, and gratuities. See the All-Inclusive plan Details section for more information.

    Days are filled with staff-led activities including: stretching sessions, beach walks, and games and contests such as bingo. Board games are also available. Guests can try windsurfing, kayaking, and boogie boarding, or play team sports such as water volleyball. With four clay courts and four cement courts, tennis is a popular option at this resort and for those keeping up a workout routine, the on-site fitness center provides free weights and cardio equipment.

    Golf enthusiasts can head to Marina Vallarta Golf Club, a 15-minute drive from the hotel.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

    • Scuba diving nearby 
    • Water skiing nearby 
    • Golfing nearby 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
    • Sailing nearby 
    • Mountain biking nearby 
    • Parasailing nearby 
    • Ecotours nearby 
    • Aerobics on site 
    • Kayaking on site 
    • Playground on site 
    • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
    • Tennis lessons on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 

    Spa Services

    • Massages on beach 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Massages 


    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible path of travel 
    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Hotel Policies


    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Minimum check-in age is 18


    Check-out time is 11 AM

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Free rollaway/extra beds!
    • Free cribs (infant beds)!

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    No pets or service animals allowed


    The charges below are included in your overall room price:
    • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Self parking fee: MXN 50 per night
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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    We should mention

    A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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