The BlueBay Los Angeles Locos hotel is a hidden oasis in one of the most exotic locations of Mexico in the beautiful bay of Tenacatita, Costalegre. This paradise on the Pacific coast stands out for its beauty, its breathtaking sunsets, warm deserted beaches, tranquility, and serenity. It is located among lush tropical gardens, with more than two kilometers of pristine beaches, in an isolated and exclusive world where you can let yourself be pampered in an atmosphere of privacy and intimacy.
This fabulous resort offers 204 rooms with magnificent views of the bay and the beautiful area full of unique vegetation. In an all-inclusive option, you will find international cuisine a la carte, grilled specialties, cocktails, and bar service on the beach and by the pool.
The hotel is a magical place where facilities and highly friendly staff will exceed your expectations of comfort, pleasure, and fun. Enjoy water sports, horseback riding on the beach, whale and dolphin sightings, or an exciting boat ride through the mangroves. Golf lovers have the fields Isla Navidad and El Tamarindo at their disposal.
If you are planning to celebrate the wedding of your dreams, the unique environment and a team of highly qualified professionals will ensure a celebration true to your desires.
Blue Bay Los Angeles Locos, Manzanillo is located in Tenacatita, in the exotic Costa Alegre zone along Mexico`s Pacific Coast. It is a 50 minute drive from the Manzanillo Airport, or 2 1/2 hours south of Puerto Vallarta.
Toll Free Phone:
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1
There is a huge adult swimming pool with a swim-up bar, as well as a children`s wading pool.
La Mantarraya Golf Course
La Mantarraya Golf Course is an 18 hole, par 72 course designed by Pete and Roy Dye. It is located next to the Las Hadas, and has been ranked among the top 100 courses in the world.
Green Fees: Fee varies
Cart Fee: Fee varies
Club Rental Fees: FEE VARIES
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Billiards, Ping Pong
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Blue Bay Los Angeles Locos is a quiet, relaxing & spacious hacienda-style hotel located in the heartof Costa Alegre on the Mexican Pacific coast. A backdrop of tropical gardens and jungles on the beachfront is the setting for this magnificent resort.
Situated amidst a paradise of gardens and jungles, this property offers complimentary horseback riding along the beach, a Jungle and Canal Tour, round-the-clock food and beverage service, continental breakfast room service, and teatime.
Beach: The property is situated on three-miles of unspoiled private beach with breathtaking views.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 193
Year Opened: 1985
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
Other Amenities -
STANDARD OCEAN VIEW
Ocean View Room - With air conditioning, private terrace or balcony, color satellite TV, sleep sofa and two double beds.
2 Double Beds
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Blue Bay Los Angeles Locos features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 3 Restaurants at Blue Bay Los Angeles Locos:
Dunas Snack Bar -
Beachside snack bar serving hamburgers, hot dogs and casual fare daily.
El Arrecife -
Specialty restaurant serving a la carte Mexican and International cuisine for dinner only. Reservations must be made in advance during the day, formal dress is required.
El Embarcadero -
A casual ocean view restaurant serving international cuisine daily. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all served buffet-style.
We stayed here in early February 2014. My G/F was here 15+ years ago and as a result of her experience and knowing me as I like friendly places with no hassle we gave it a shot together. I enjoyed...
We stayed here in early February 2014. My G/F was here 15+ years ago and as a result of her experience and knowing me as I like friendly places with no hassle we gave it a shot together. I enjoyed this location alot for the following reasons starting with the amazing long beach. We walked it every day of our 7 day vacation twice and sometimes three times.
Of course, it was all inclusive, but you must visit the little restaurant at the end of the beach by the mouth of the river. Excellent fresh seafood backed up by the fact that on more than one day we saw the owner of the joint actually head into the ocean with his equipment and net only to return with a variety of fresh goods from the ocean. Beer was plentiful, views amazing and the "no rush" to punt their customers attitude was welcoming. Carry a pair of sandals as the sand between the beach and restaurant is quite hot at times.
The river itself is quite beautiful wherein we dipped in it to cool off and shell hunt. The locals are friendly including the boating community that shores up at the end by the restaurant daily. if you want you can travel by van or by boat across the bay to Little Manzanillo. We did not do this, however people who did said the boat ride was quite fun as ocean life including dolphins could be seen up close and personal.
A personal highlight for us was releasing baby sea turtles into the ocean on Superbowl sunday. That in itself is a unique sight and the kids at the resort had a blast. Best part of all my SEAHAWKS won...Thanks Gary for the 20.
The resort itself is dated, however the new owners are in the process of updating the resort. This process will be long in the tooth as workers here tend to move at a different pace than we see in North America. I would suggest to those looking for 5 star, this is not the resort. The amenities are few.
Our room had A/C and was equipped with a ceiling fan. The beds are on the hard-firm side and we found it perfect, but that is us.
The food was plentiful in both the buffet ( lots of variety to find ) and the restaurants themselves. When we were there, we dined at the restaurants with people we met from Saskatchewan and their family ( 7 of us ) and never had to wait on any occasion for seating or service.
I personally was sad to leave at the end of the week because I went there over-stressed from the daily grind of work like so many of us and left feeling re-charged. Upon leaving, I asked my G/F if we could consider coming back in a few years to see if the new owners have updated and to enjoy the feeling of tranquility I experienced while being here.
Lastly, the location of the resort is quite remote which for us was a positive less the hussle and bustle. We have ventured to Mexico on previous years to Playa Del Carmen and also enjoyed it immensely, but this resort hit what we needed this year and that was peace and quiet.
Mexico is beautiful but the experience was horrible.
Mon Jun 16 00:05:58 EDT 2014
I always wanted to visit mexico so my husband and I tried this hotel . I would have to say that in pictures it looks lovely . But in real life is another story . We went for week . By the middle we...
I always wanted to visit mexico so my husband and I tried this hotel . I would have to say that in pictures it looks lovely . But in real life is another story . We went for week . By the middle we were tired of it. The rooms are horrible , the beds are hard as stone . They look like bed prison . I came back to Canada with sore back . The air in the room make a lot of noise . It is horrible . The entertainment was OK . Little bit rude at times. The pool was OK but to small and to many people. The beach was only good to walk but to swim was scary to many weird fish in it . The only good thing I could say about this place is the food had a lot of variety and the service of a few people in the hotel . I don't remember their names but they are sure very special people . I only give this resort 2.0 rating . See ya .
We stayed here April 5 to 11, 2014. As others have mentioned the beds were extremely hard. so don't be surprised. The rooms were dated, but clean. You get one bottle of drinking water in your room...
We stayed here April 5 to 11, 2014. As others have mentioned the beds were extremely hard. so don't be surprised. The rooms were dated, but clean. You get one bottle of drinking water in your room at the beginning of your stay and can fill it at the bar or purchase new ones at the gift shop. There isn't any chocolate available at the gift shop so if you need a fix, bring it along.
We really enjoyed the Mexican and International Al a cart restaurants. You get 2 Al a cart meals here where most other resorts offer 3 per week.
At the buffet, we found lots of choices. The breakfast omelet bar is terrific, as is the Ranchero sauce which is served there daily. My personal favorite was the breakfast pastry with chocolate in the middle. You cut a slice off yourself.
If you are a runner, the beach is almost exactly 1km long. If you add a loop around the Shrimp shack at the end of the beach, there and back twice is 5 km
The Shrimp shack is not open on Tuesdays, and closes at 6pm each day. It is definitely worth the walk. I'd avoid it on the weekends as it also serves as a campground.
We were as others have mentioned the only native English speaking guests at the resort. Lots of great experiences as most of the staff spoke enough English to help us along. The front desk had great English as did many of the bartenders. Carlos in the lobby bar was exceptional.
If you ride here on the shuttle from the airport, you either need to settle in and embrace the resort, or be prepared to shell out for a cab or water taxi ride. La Manzanilla across the bay is a neat place, and the lagoon there offers evening tours to see the birds and crocodiles.
There is a 3km long cobblestone road from the hiway to the resort. If you only experience it on the way in and the way out, its not a big deal. We rented a van and enjoyed it over and over.
Make sure you take the swamp tour. Its only an hour, but worthwhile and free. (there are no life jackets in the boats)
As the resort is isolated, they have vendors who bring in crafts and jewelry at reasonable prices.
The pool is really the center of this resort with all of the activities occurring around the pool. The activities crew did good to include English in the activities if we participated. The shows in the evening were in Spanish.
You will not see a McDonald's, Starbucks, Burger King, or any other chains between the airport and this resort. Embrace the Mexican experience and you'll have a great time!
Beautiful relaxing resort
Jackie S, Airdrie, Canada
Tue Apr 01 00:15:55 EDT 2014
We stayed at this resort from March 21 - 28, 2014 with another couple and really enjoyed the atmosphere. We really liked the fact that the resort was not overcrowded nor was it overly loud. The food...
We stayed at this resort from March 21 - 28, 2014 with another couple and really enjoyed the atmosphere. We really liked the fact that the resort was not overcrowded nor was it overly loud. The food was much better than we have had at other resorts that are of higher star ratings and the staff are very eager to please, especially Galvin, David and Louis(Pool Bar) and Cheverin and his son at the Italian restaurant - we loved having you as part of the staff we always went to :) Gus - in the buffet - speaks fluent English as well as Spanish and is wonderful to get information from. He let us know about the free market in Malque and Barre de Navidad - without talking to him we would have not known. The front desk staff do what they can to help you as well and will try to answer any questions you may have. We also ate at the International restaurant and the beach snack bar, we enjoyed the food at each one of the restaurants (the Italian was by far our favorite)
The rooms are old but adequate as we only stayed in them to sleep and sometimes nap after too many drinks. Yes, the beds are hard but my husband that has a bad back felt that they did not hurt him. The pillows however, suck. The rooms are kept clean and yes unfortunately, no facecloth but I used the hand towel and it was fine :) Are friends had an issue with their toilet and within minutes someone was up to take care of the problem. We didn't miss the bar fridge too much because you can ask for anything cold and they are very accommodating - the water bottle can be refilled with ice cold water from the buffet or the pool bar at any time and this water is also bottled water.
As others have said previously - this resort is out of the way and does not have many attractions close by but the resort staff are willing to help you and taking a taxi to any one of the towns nearby is really easy and inexpensive(the taxi driver waits for you in town while you do what you want). The beach is beautiful to walk on and goes for quite a bit - I don't recommend walking on it (away from the water) without some kind of sandals as it is extremely hot.
We flew with West Jet and upon arrival at the resort NEVER saw any sign of any West Jet representative EVER!!! Any information that we received came from the staff of the resort (thank you greatly Gus). When we booked with West Jet we never received the rooms that we had actually booked but thank goodness the staff tried to accommodate us as much as they could. They were not able to get us the rooms that we had actually booked but they made sure that we were together and were taken care of. We recommend that if you go you do not go through West Jet or you make sure you know a little about the resort and surrounding area before you go. Thank you to the staff at Los Angeles Locos for making our vacation what it was and we would definitely come back back :)
Relaxing, panoramic views - without the bells and whistles
SunshineNLollipops, Grimsby, Canada
Tue Mar 25 20:20:37 EDT 2014
Ola!! We stayed here Feb 17-24, 2014 - a nice getaway from the snow and frigid temperatures back home. No bells and whistles, no coffee maker, hairdryer (half hour loans from the lobby!), clock...
Ola!! We stayed here Feb 17-24, 2014 - a nice getaway from the snow and frigid temperatures back home. No bells and whistles, no coffee maker, hairdryer (half hour loans from the lobby!), clock, face cloths, extra shampoo/conditioner, bar fridge. One 750ml bottle of water was free, the rest you could buy at the gift shop, not recommended to drink their water, but okay for brushing your teeth. Rooms were spacious, clean and housekeeper "Maria" did a great job, beds were "extremely" hard and the pillows. Midweek I had to purchase extra strength Paracetamol pain pills from the gift store as my whole body ached from the hard beds, I could hardly walk. Gym had unsafe, outdated, broken and old equipment. They will take Canadian bills, no coin. Tiny flying/crawling bugs in the room, but didn't bite! Most unsettling was the language barrier, not the most friendliest of staff, they were busy and events were unorganized. Resort was clean, freshly painted, the exterior concrete walls were crumbling and falling onto the balcony with birds nesting and pooping on the roof also. Drinks were not watered down and they would fill up your Bubba Keg. Pool bar was the busiest and open the longest. Largest section of the pool was 4' deep all around, the swim up bar pool was closer to 5' deep. No vendors, only two souvenir tables close to the lobby. Nightly entertainment was mostly in Spanish and a Disco to go to later till 2a.m. Could not put on the TV and use a hairdryer at the same time as it would blow the fuse! Always lots of hot water and good water pressure. No elevators, we stayed in room 306 which overlooked the tennis courts and was a quieter side of the resort, away from the noisy nightly entertainment with a beautiful panoramic view and amazing sunset. All of the rooms are ocean view and the beach is more than 2 miles of hot, golden sand. Onsite you will find Carlos a shrimp fisherman, horseback riding, mangrove river cruise where you will see crocodile, turtle sanctuary and releasing of the baby sea turtles, boat tour for the snorkeling trip-equipment and life jackets are included, tennis, pool tables, ping pong tables, steam room, beach volleyball and watersports are all included, so you will always find something to do, just don't expect their times to be your times i.e. our snorkelling trip was booked for 10a.m - the boat operator showed up at 11a.m. A la carte meals were very good Mexican, Italian and International Cuisine, they need to be booked the day you arrive. I am not a fussy eater, the buffet was okay, not great, you always found something to eat, we didn't starve, and....we did put on weight, so shouldn't complain! :) Made to order breakfast omelettes were very good and the pizza and ham and cheese sandwiches were a nice in-between snack or if you missed the buffet. We only went on one excursion outside of the resort which was a 3 hour bus ride to Colima where we saw a parade, beautiful architecture, some local (no pressure to buy) store shopping/browsing, had a wonderful Mexican "serenaded" lunch outdoors, visited the Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo Museum and Crocodile Sanctuary. Volcanoes were on the tour also, very hazy that day we were told so visibility wouldn't be good. Each morning, as everyone else, we followed suit by placing our beach towels on lounge chairs prior to breakfast. The Guest Services lady spoke very good English when she approached (after receiving complaint) to remind us that placing our towels on our lounge chairs did not reserve our chairs while we went for breakfast, and that it was okay for a (Mexican) family to place their belongings on our chairs and take over our space!! They had claimed the towels were theirs. Noticed also that the sign says no T-shirts to be worn in the pool, yet Mexicans could! When questioned, we were informed that our bus would pick us up for the airport at 3p.m - then at 9.20a.m we were told that the bus was waiting outside for us! We never packed our suitcases so fast! So, needless to say I have mixed feelings about this resort. For the price, the rest, sunshine, heat, no vendors, no stress and a week away from the cold temps, it was worth it! Our expectations were not high, and we made do with what we had and had a great time. "It is, what it is." This resort is old, outdated, but has lots of potential, they skimped out on the little things, so a week was long enough. If you are fussy and "need" all the extras, then this is NOT the resort for you. Makes you appreciate what you have and how spoilt we are - remember these workers make no more than $10.00 a day!
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