Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico received the 2017 Golden Apple Award from Apple Vacations ( at a black-tie gala at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago on Sept. 11, 2017.

“It is with great pleasure that we accept the 2017 Golden Apple Award, as it represents the opinions on the hundreds of guests who have experienced what we strive to be the best service possible,” said Abel Villa, General Director of Hoteles Buenaventura, of which Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway is part. “We accept this accomplishment as part of our responsibilities to our guests, our staff’s generosity and efforts, and the work we have done to ensure that Villa Premiere is a unique boutique hotel.”

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway is located on the shores of the Bay of Banderas in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, just a few blocks from main downtown pedestrian promenade, El Malecon.

This adults-only luxury resort is an oasis for couples or single adults seeking a relaxed and intimate getaway. From the moment guests arrive, Villa Premiere boutique hotel offers a sensorial experience of aromas, spectacular ocean views, modern contemporary décor and superb personalized service. Butler staff greet guests with a refreshing sparkling wine as a welcome reception, followed by a selection of scents and a pillow menu to ensure a personalized room experience. A five-minute welcome massage precedes guests’ arrival in amazing ocean-view suites.

The oceanfront property, recently fine-tuned in a $3.8 million resort-wide renovation, features 80 luxury rooms and suites, as well as breathtaking landscapes and amazing culinary experiences. A noted participant in the 22nd edition of Puerto Vallarta’s annual Gourmet Festival, Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway prides itself on the taste, service and quality of its three on-site a la carte restaurants.

The Golden Apple Awards are bestowed on properties which offer an exceptional standard of quality, service and value based on the Vacation Satisfaction Questionnaires completed by hundreds of thousands of customers upon returning home from their Apple Vacations each year. Travel agents report that the Golden Apple designation builds consumer confidence and has a major influence on purchase decisions.