Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta Awarded First Green Globe Certification

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta Awarded First Green Globe Certification
September 25, 2018 Bradley Cox

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta is an all-inclusive resort situated on its own private beach, Las Estacas, surrounded by cliffs, lush green mountains and the sound of waves. The resort features accommodation with ocean views, eleven unique restaurants, bars and lounges plus seasonal opportunities for whale watching.

Green Globe recently awarded Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta its inaugural certification with the resort receiving an outstanding compliance score of 94%.

Building architecture takes advantage of the natural landscape and native vegetation is featured around the property, which reduces water consumption and lessens environmental impacts on neighbouring ecosystems. Natural lighting and ocean breezes are incorporated into the design of new buildings and the latest technology is utilized in renovated sections to optimize water and energy usage.

Mexican heritage and spirit takes pride of place at the Hyatt Ziva. Mexican decorations adorn rooms, artworks by local artisans are exhibited at the property and a nightly evening show highlights the area’s vibrant culture. Regional freshly grown produce is purchased in line with the resort’s quality standards and Mexican food is available at restaurants and eateries. The BlaZe Restaurant and Casa Grande Restaurant serve traditional dishes along with other gastronomic delights. Guests relaxing and lazing in the sun can treat themselves to chips, dips, tacos and other easy-to-eat Mexican specialties offered by the Rotisserie Cart offers and a Fresh Fruit Cart is filled with a variety of tasty local fruits.

As a mark of respect for indigenous flora and fauna, eco-friendly activities are organized by Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta. A Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program takes place during the turtle nesting season which occurs from August to November. Guests are invited to observe baby turtles hatching from a safe distance on the beach. Children can also join in the fun and participate in the Kidz Club seasonal turtle release program.

Environmentally friendly excursions include the opportunity to explore the jungle with a local guide and trekking through fresh water streams that flow down the mountains, hiking nearby rivers or signing up for a kayak tour. Plus there are many other eco-trips to choose from in this lively Mexican beach resort city.