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The One & Only Mandarina is part of this group’s award-winning collection of exclusive luxury hotel resorts. Set along Mexico’s beautiful coastal rainforest region, Riviera Nayarit, this villa resort is an environmental haven overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The resort benefits from a gorgeous location along the Pacific coast shores. Moreover, it is surrounded by jungle greenery and emerald coasts nestling under the Sierra del Vallejo mountains.
Beaches beckon with pristine white sands or private pools and terraces in tree houses. The cliff villas also grant perfectly peaceful hideaways, at one with nature.
Additionally, the resort is eco-designed to harmonize with the natural scenery. It's in balance with the prevailing ecosystem, secluded but not isolated. Major towns are also reachable. The residential community of Punta Mita is about a 40 minute drive through glorious scenery.
What's more, Puerto Vallarta International Airport is less than an hour away. It has plenty of shops, restaurants, and lively nightlife for stopovers.
Overlooking a beautiful sweep of marine blue ocean, the accommodations are such for guests to appreciate the natural scenery of the resort. Swaying palms, green fronds, and volcanic rocks are touchable from the outdoor decks. Additionally, terraces are constructed from local Cumaru wood and other Mexican materials.
Here guests can enjoy private dipping pools. Swimmers can also bathe at the hotel beach or wander along the wilder Canalan beach shores. Moreover, an infinity pool is on the hillside. Palms fringe stretched out into an ocean vista, surrounded by restful sun loungers and private cabanas.
A jetty curve around the beach is the starting point for trips along the stunning coastline and a picnic at sea. Moreover, the beach club offers a romantic setting for sunset dining from the grill beside the Pacific Ocean.
Several other infinity pools and kid’s pool, and Mandarina polo equestrian club with beach rides or hiking tours into the tropical rainforest and a lavish relaxing spa. Additionally, dining options include four outdoor restaurants. There is also a gourmet diner featuring an upscaled Mexican menu and a treetop ocean view bar.
The resort comprises 105 beautifully designed and appointed standalone treetop houses and villas. All have been constructed from natural, local, and sustainable materials in a sympathetic color palette for guests to feel at one with the surroundings.
Additionally, all feature an indoor and outdoor dining area and a plunge pool. There are also terrace views across to the Pacific. Indoors the vistas are full-length glass walls and floor-to-ceiling windows with sliding doors for outdoor access.
All modern amenities are in the rooms. These include TV, cable/satellite viewing, and coffee/tea-making facilities. There is also a minibar, Wi-Fi, room service, wooden work desks, and comfortable chairs.
Slatted Cumaru wooden shutters and gauzy long white curtains allow breezes to flow through. Moreover, bathrooms have deep tubs (indoors and outside), separate showers, and luxury complimentary toiletries.
Harking back to childhood, these accommodations are dream versions of storybook treehouses, set on stilts for glorious mountain, jungle, or sea views. All allow for privacy and peace, barely in sight of another building. The Panoramic Ocean Treehouse also offers a sanctuary in the clouds with the finest views from light-filled spacious rooms and a wide balcony.
These are embedded in the volcanic rock face where exotic birds, armadillos, and other wildlife can be heard and/or sighted. Imaginatively created by Mexican artisans, the soothing and relaxing contemporary décor bathed in natural light enhances these unique, perfectly designed spaces.
Additionally, in-room breakfast or an ethereal massage with luxury preparations could start the day.
Several diners provide guests with a choice of mood or style throughout the day. Most feature outdoor terrace dining like Alma, an all-day option, with an eclectic blend of Mediterranean and Pan-American flavors, including wood-fired flatbreads with mouthwatering toppings.
Nutritious garden-to-plate menus also align with the resort’s wellness philosophy. Besides, the bar has an array of specially curated Mexican drinks and cocktails to try.
Alma is also a great place for a Mexican-style empowering breakfast as a change from calming in-room dining. Carao is also a fine dining restaurant suspended dramatically over the ocean and offering refined Mexican menus created by celebrity chef Enrique Olvera.
Enjoy lunchtime listening to the ocean sounds and evening dining watching the sunset on the Pacific – idyllic. A fresh seafood selection is also available at the Jetty Beach Club.
In a garden niche of natural volcanic rock, the lavish world-class spa is a holistic experience in serene surroundings. Features include a vitality swimming pool and a sauna. There are also multiple treatment rooms to indulge in the sublime face, body, and wellness therapies.
Moreover, guests receive the blessings of award-winning Tata Harper natural, non-toxic skincare preparations to enhance their treatments. The gym also provides top-notch equipment for body toning. This goes alongside the Aura Deck, supplying mind, body, and spirit exercise sessions to benefit the whole being.
The Kids Club offers a raft of activities and enjoyment for young visitors with an educational theme. Exploration of this unique coastal region provides the opportunity for hours of fun while learning about the environment.
The Kid’s Treehouse and butterfly farm, kid’s pool, special menus at the diners, adventure playground, and babysitting service underline that this is a family-friendly resort.
The resort offers a romantic and inspirational setting plus top-class catering for weddings and private celebrations, meetings, and events. Organized trips include Ocean Adventures watching hump-back whales perform. Additionally, watch marine life drift around the volcanic reefs and rocks.
Diving or Horseback riding and polo lessons, tennis, or hiking tours to ancient forest sites are some other activities by the resort. Moreover, the strenuous trip to view the native Higuera Blanca trees and the famed 253-year-old La Abuela (Grandmother Tree) is relieved by refreshment stops.
Courtesy cool towels, electrolyte water, and fresh fruits/juices also make the journey possible and worthwhile.
One&Only Mandarina is as yet an unspoiled area of outstanding beauty and ecological significance. The One & Only private homes have been carefully and sensitively designed to create a visitor’s sanctuary while preserving the unique beauty of the environment. There are many activities. However, for those who want to relax, the peace and serenity of this villa resort is the perfect place.
A brand new eco-haven, experience the undisturbed, awe-inspiring natural setting of One&Only Mandarina.
A hidden retreat in Riviera Nayarit, with palm-fringed sands, swimmable shores and an energetic environment crafted for reconnection.
Unlock the magic of the Pacific Ocean by watching humpback whales, end their long migration, discovering volcanic reefs during a private diving course.
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