Rated 5 out of 5 by Travel2014 Visit Punta Mita!
I absolutely loved visiting the St. Regis Punta Mita. I can't even name all of the staff members who were kind to us because it was basically everyone (Omar, Louis, Antonio at the pool, Carlos, etc.) We were visiting for a wedding (which was beautiful), but mostly we enjoyed the beautiful pools, beaches and excursions that leave from the hotel. I highly recommend asking your butler to set up whale watching and snorkeling for you. In the winter it's about a 95% chance that you will see whales on an excursion. Pretty awesome! Also I loved our room (beautiful indoor and outdoor shower), beautiful ocean view and outdoor space. I would definitely recommend staying at the hotel if you visit Punta Mita.
January 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jack27Jackie Excellent Stay
Went for a business trip with guest. Service was beyond great. Beach location beautiful. Rooms and all other accommodations were beyond great. The food and the restaurants were beyond amazing. The scallop carpaccio is the best i've had.
January 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by brandon1572 Better than ever!!!
this was my 10th return trip to paradise at the St.Regis and even though it does not seem possible it keeps getting better and better.
10% discount on meals if you are an spg member.
3 distinct pool ares on the beach
1.family pool at marietas
2.adult quiet pool
3.sea breeze pool with current music playing and a great new place "the boat" where you literally have the best seafood while sitting directly on the sand.
also all the pools are warmer than in past years making them more comfortable to enjoy
the best New Year';s Eve that you could ever want.-great food,service and an unbelievable DJ
the best part about the St. Regis is that you really feel that you are at a home away from home because there has been hardly any turnover in staff during our 5 years there so everyone greets you as a friend and actually remembers the little things my wife and i like without asking for it.
for example our morning frapuccinos were waiting for us the first day we came down to breakfast.
speaking of breakfasts ,lunches and dinners-the food was great at all the restaurants we ate in and there were updated menus that offered us so many new delicious choices as to what to have.
i just returned home on the 4th of january on a family holiday vacation and are returning on February 1st wit friends for another seven days in my bit of paradise.
January 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by gk10 Service Outstanding
We stayed seven days. There was never a request that was not attempted to satisfy. Outstanding service. The General Manager, Carl Emberson was constantly visible and hands on. The people working on site were smiling and happy to be working at the resort. We have three teenagers that stated this was our best vacation! Super satisfied and would highly recommend.
December 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JE79 Great hotel and best SPG property
My family and our best family friends stayed at the St. Regis Punta Mita hotel from 12/20-12/27. The hotel was very nice but what made this hotel amazing was the incredible staff and management. Our every need was taken care of. The beach staff called us "the big family" and were constantly moving umbrellas offering to clean glasses, bringing by frozen ices,, water and, of course, plenty of food and drinks. Carl, the general manager, was great as he somehow found us rooms to extend our stay. On the restaurants, Carolina isn't cheap but with the 15% Starwood discount and as the only 5 star restaurant around it as well worth it. We also enjoyed local restaurants including Blue Shrimp, Sufi and Cafe Teresa. We spent the last night hanging with Sofia Vergara at a beach party and would highly recommended SRPM for a vacation.
December 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by luisra55 this hotel has excellent facilities
the hotel has a beautiful ocean views, world class facilities.
the most important thing is the kindness the whole personal who attends the customer, first class!
December 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MisterAC Overall a great experience - highly recommended
This was a very, very nice property, extremely relaxing. Even though it was almost full it never seemed crowded. Staff in general was very good (not all though). Food was generally excellent. Outside restaurants I recommend are Sufi and Si Senior.
The property is not very old but could already use some refurbishment in some places.
There is not a whole lot to do here which is great for people who want relaxation and not so great for others who get bored. The property is very isolated...1 hour ride from Puerto Vallarta.
I do definitely recommend the hotel even though it is 95% perfect (it would be 100% perfect if the property was refurbished where it needed to be and lackluster employees were trained or replaced). Maybe this review sounds picky but for this amount of money you expect the best.
December 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by novices Beautiful hotel
The St Regis is a beautiful, quiet resort with a romantic atmosphere. Loved the pools, food and outdoor shower.
December 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Heidi2013 Service is Friendly and Fantastic
Thank you for making my sisters' vacation a great time. From the time we were greeted upon arrival we were treated with warm, authentically kind service, ultimately resulting is us giving your staff members hugs good-bye. The grounds are spectacularly beautiful and the food is phenomenal.
December 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by ttlmg Mexican Paradise
My wife and I along with another couple stayed here for five days following Thanksgiving. The resort and the experience is everything I had hoped it would be. As a matter of fact, I have already booked a return trip for April 2014. The facility is very spread out; as such, you never really feel like it is very crowded. Besides the beauty of the resort, the staff was the factor that took it over the top. The butlers, the pool attendants, the waiters, the activities hosts, etc. were all superb. Each seemed genuinely interested in ensuring our enjoyment. They appeared to love their jobs and they seemed to get enjoyment out of taking care of us. Specifically, Tony, Cesar, Jose were three of the staff we became "friends" with during our stay.
Carl, the general manager, personally greeted us at check in, he participated in the dinner on the beach, and he showed up a couple of more times during our stay. A very nice touch.
The resort is set on about a 1,500 acre development that has a couple of other resorts and several luxury villa/home developments. The village of Punta Mita is about 2 miles away. There is nothing between the St. Regis and the village but a golf course and woods. It's a nice 30 minute walk. The hotel provides a taxi service for 100 pesos ($8). In the village there are several very nice restaurants...with Casa Teresa being the best.
All in all, a great resort and a great experience. I am ready to go back!
December 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JeffZo Great location!
Great location, plenty to do, respectful staff
December 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DAS30 Beautiful resort with excellent service
My wife and I recently honeymooned at the St. Regis in Punta Mita. The resort was incredible. Very clean and even though they were at ~75% capacity, it felt very quiet, almost empty at times. This made for a very relaxing vacation. The food was great, especially the brunch buffet. The staff was friendly and very helpful in accommodating any request and offering recommendations for activities inside and outside the resort.
The golf course (Pacifico) was awesome. It was way over-priced, but you have to expect that going in. When we got a little tired of the dinner options at the resort, we went into the town (we rented a car- highly recommend it). The town, although small, offered many other dining options. There are plenty of activities for the adventurous folks- we did a marine safari w/stand up paddle boarding and snorkeling, we kayaked, took an ATV tour in Sayulita, took surf lessons in town, golfed. Certainly, plenty to do. And when we wanted to relax, the pools were quiet and staff was attentive with water and food/drink menus.
Highly recommend this resort. We used Starwood points to pay for all 7 nights. It certainly is a pricey place, but you get what you pay for!
December 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by denise0930 Did I just dream this experience???
Incredibly wonderful experience!
December 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by mister1 St Regis
Overall the St Regis Punta Mita was an Awesome experience. Hotel grounds were magnificent and rooms were very comfortable. Food and service was great as well. The gym was being renovated therefore what was available was not as attractive. Only draw back was the the Hotel did not offer shuttle service to and from the local town or restaurants therefore every time you ventured out in close proximity car service fee was $10. Either way this trip was of my top 10 and I would recommend to anyone.
November 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Edward04 One of the best hotels in Mexico
This is an incredible property, the staff is always focused on details. Don't miss the golf course!!
November 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Josh0804 St Regis Punta Mita
We had an amazing experience here. the staff was courteous and went out of their way to make sure we had a great experience. The facilities were first class and we look forward to returning again.
November 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Matt521 Great Getaway
The hotel was great! We had a wonderful time and are considering going back next year.
SPG Recognition: I was upgraded to a Jr. Suite with an ocean view and took the breakfast (roughly a $30 value) for two in lieu of points. They also without prompting put the SPG discount on the eligible meals.
Butler Service: What more can you say, this service is great! We had the butler un-pack and pack us up. They did a wonderful job sorting the clothes and hanging them up.
Pool: Plenty of space! Always had a spot, multiple pools, one adults only which was a huge plus!
Layout: We are both able bodied fit individuals so walking around was no problem. We actually liked it because it kept us somewhat active. Even though the hotel was relatively full (we were told 70% most of the time we felt like the only ones there!
Areas for Improvement:
There was some construction going on during the day and the did start around 10AM or so, but still was annoying to hear power tools and pounding going on just above my head in the room above us.
Though most of the service was awesome, there were time where it was hard to reach someone when at the pool. Also, F&B staff works all F&B slots. What this means is your pool server during the day could be your waiter at their fine dining restaurant. This shows in the service as Carolina as there were just some weird moments. The food was excellent though.
November 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by PiginMud Impossible to leave
My wife and I had not been on a vacation without our kids in 8 years. Our expectations were high given all the wonderful things we'd heard about the resort but our expectations were surpassed. The setting was magical, the food surprisingly fabulous, and the service over the top. We wouldn't hesitate to go back and will likely bring the kids with us the next time.
November 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by chockrace Incredible Hotel
One of the best hotels I ever being.
November 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by cata4 fantastic atmosphere
The hotel -- room, staff, restaurants, amenities -- exceeded our expectations.
November 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nikki Amazing Resort with EXCEPTIONAL staff!
My husband and I, along with our two kids (1 1/2 and 3 1/2) just returned from our now favorite resort, St. Regis Punta Mita! I chose this resort after reading all the fabulous reviews. I was a bit skeptical that our high expectations wouldn't be met, but the resort and staff exceeded our expectations from the moment we arrived and throughout our stay. Carl, the General Manager, greeted us upon our arrival and continued "monitoring" our stay to ensure we were having a great trip. He is extremely professional, caring, and hard-working. All of his attributes trickle down to his entire staff from Michael, the Assistant Manager, to Oliver, F&B Manager, to Gabriella, restaurant manager, to Lizeth, hostess, to Javier, pool server, to the Popsicle Man, to Erica and Tony at the Kids' Club, and to all of our amazing butlers! The entire staff went above and beyond to make sure we had an amazing time and that all of our needs were met. I think the staff's theme should be "We need for you not to want anything because we already provided it!" Our kids had a great time as well. Wherever we went the staff knew their names. One evening, Lizeth and Michael surprised our kids with a private s'mores party! Truly amazing!
My husband and I were able to have alone time on our trip by using the resort's list of professional baby-sitters, with completed background checks. We had Diana watch our kids 4-5 times so we could go scuba diving and have a couple date nights. Diana was great with our kids! We're definitely going to arrange for her to watch them next time we're there.
Thank you for making our stay so memorable! We are already planning our next trip to there in April for the Gourmet and Golf! We can't wait!
November 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dawgstar82 The People Make the Difference!
While our stay coincided with the President's visit, the staff worked hard to make sure all guests received special attention. Outstanding service was provided by LIZETH (hostess), LUIS GARCIA (pool/beach) and "HERSHEY" at the Seabreeze Bar.
As we were guests as Peak Season started, the resort seemed a bit understaffed but the staff worked hard to give excellent service.
November 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by TJ760949 Exceptional Property, Staff and Service
Our stay at the St Regis was exceptional and the level of service we received was outstanding (even when compared to the already high levels of service we've received at other St Regis properties. The design of the hotel (bungalows) and grounds are ideal for a relaxing getaway. This location is highly recommended! My only suggestion - the facility suffered some minor water damage from the recent rainy season. Attention to this maintenance would give this property a perfect score across the board.
November 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tiff2 Relaxation at its finest!
As soon as we were greeted with beverages, smiles and sun upon our arrival, I knew this would be a vacation we would never forget. The staff is outstanding and we thoroughly enjoyed all of the resort amenities. One special note- each Pool was never packed and the service was awesome! We highly recommend this gorgeous reort.
November 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chrissy42 Amazing Hotel
Me and my friends had an amazing time, relaxed poolside, walked the beaches and ate delicious food. Our butlers were very attentive.
November 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MRS2013 Almost Perfect
Room and amenities were spectacular the view was Awesome!! The butler service was excellent prompt and professional. Every wish and desire was granted by our butler and the food & drink servers at the Adult Pool and Beach areas. Everyone was very helpful and accommodating "No" was never e response to any request even when I asked for a fresh coconut from the tree and "Pan de Muerto" on Halloween, our pool servers went out of their way to bring us bread from a bakery the next day . The service was first class as you would expect from a St. Regis property; the only things that did not make it a Perfect experience was the lack of up-keep in the room i.e. towels need replacing and the windows, floors, outside shower and sofa required some maintenance.
November 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ruby13 Not what I expected
The property is looking tired. Peeling paint, broken tiles, stained bed covers, broken light fixtures, etc.
November 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by PinkyDan Great getaway
The property is beautiful and immaculately maintained. It never felt crowded or too busy. The staff was attentive and friendly. Lots of activities that are included in the room rate. Fabulous to have wifi in the room.
October 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by moeber Perfect place to relax
Only left yesterday and I already wish I were back there.
October 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DMolina Fantastic romantic getaway
Great service and relaxation among the St. Regis ultimate service and luxury. Dedicated staff that care for every need.
One of my favorite Beach properties in Mexico.
October 23, 2013