Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa

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2018 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon: Complimentary gifts, Free room upgrade (subject to availability), 15% discount on a massage, and late checkout. Honeymooners must be identified on rooming lists and vouchers. Offer only valid if published in brochure/website. Only valid up til two months from wedding date.

The 24-hour all-inclusive Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa is located in a paradisiacal haven known as Punta Mita, a mini-peninsula at the southwest point of Riviera Nayarit. The resort is surrounded by lush vegetation in front of a private beach with fine white sand bathed by the crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean.

420 rooms are well-appointed and include balconies or terraces. Ocean-view rooms and junior suites are also available.

Guests who opt for the Family Section (coming June 2018) can enjoy an exclusive suite area, private lobby, restaurant, bar, lounge, and entertainment area. Additional amenities include a heated pool with a reserved beach area and waiter service, family host concierge, priority restaurant reservations, special turndown service for children, 24-hour room service, personalized mini-bar, VIK welcome kit for kids, free entrance to all wet areas of the spa (adults only), and more!

The resort has four delicious a la carte themed restaurants (Mexican, Asian, Grill Steak House and Mediterranean cuisines) and two buffet-style restaurants. Enjoy thematic open-air dinners at night with enticing entrees like Spanish paella and succulent barbeque, and a great selection of drinks available at any of the seven bars.

The Baby Club (for children between 1 and 3) and the Palladium Mini Club (for children between 4 and 12) are just some of the splendid entertainment options we offer so kids can enjoy themselves and interact with other children their own age and from other parts of the world.

Zentrophia Palladium Spa & Wellness offers a unique opportunity to unwind and relax with a complete wellness experience. In addition to offering exclusive and personalized services (fee), it also features a gymnasium with modern facilities. Spend your days snorkeling in Banderas Bay, sunbathing at any of the four pools, or golfing at an internationally-known course in the area. Breathtaking landscapes, ample gardens, delicious dining, fun facilities, a relaxing spa. Live nightly shows and top-notch services are yours. All-Inclusive, Palladium Style!

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property holds an EarthCheck Award, as well as Bronze Certification from Green Globe.

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Learn more about Puerto Vallarta.
Grand Palladium Vallarta is located in the exclusive Punta de Mita zone on the north side of Banderas Bay, 20 miles from downtown Puerto Vallarta, and 12 miles from the airport.

Local Phone: 011-52-329-226-9
Fax: 011-52-329-226-9909
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Number of Pools: 2

There is an oceanfront swimming pool, an infinity pool, a kids pool and a Jacuzzi.
Marina Golf Los Flamingos Golf
The Marina Vallarta is a par-71, 18-hole course designed by Joe Finger with a total of 6,700 yards, located in the heart of Marina Vallarta. The Flamingos is a par 72, 18-hole course designed by Percy Clifford, located 15 minutes north of town.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 3
Court Fee: No charge
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Archery, Bocce Ball
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
This All-Inclusive resort is situated on 15 beautiful acres in the Costa Banderas complex on 300 meters of white, sandy be ach. Guests can bask in the warm sun, cool off with a swim in the pool, play a game of tennis or relax in the jacuzzi. Grand Palladium Vallarta offers unlimited domestic drinks, 3 restaurants, 1 snack grill, a disco, entertainment, teen club, 2 swimming pools, 1 lighted tennis courts, a fitness center and a children's program for kids between the ages of 4-12. Beach: This resort is on a large, white sandy beach. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 514
Year Opened: 1999 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
A la carte dinner by duration: one dinner for 3 night stays; 2 dinners for 4-6 nights; 3 dinners for7-13 nights; 5 dinners for 14 nights. No spring breakers.
The guests will receive Family Selection inclusions.
Other Amenities -
Rooms feature contemporary Mexican decor, a private terrace with ocean views, and a hydro massage tub in the bathroom.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
Rooms feature contemporary Mexican decor, a private terrace, and a hydro massage tub in the bathroom.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
King bed or two full size beds. Sofa bed. Mini bar with daily reposition of beverages, beer & water bottles. Marble bathroom with hydromassage bathtub. Views to the garden. Terrace with table and chairs.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Family Suite consists of connecting Deluxe/Deluxe or Jr. Suite/Jr. Suite, featuring one king and two twin beds and contemporary Mexican decor. Rooms offer a private terrace, a hydro massage tub in the bathroom, and a sofa bed.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
Junior Suites feature contemporary Mexican decor, a private terrace, and a bathroom with a hydro massage tub. Offers one king or two queen beds, in addition to a sofa bed
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 6 Restaurants at Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa:
Portifino - A la carte dinners with Mediterranean specialties. Located opposite the main pool.
Adelita - A la carte dinners with Mexican specialties. Features an outdoor terrace. Located opposite the adults-only pool.
Punta de Mita - Buffet, Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
El Mirador -
Bambu - This refurbished restaurant offers a la carte dinners with Oriental cuisine specialties. Located on the second floor of El Bosque restaurant.
El Bosque - Restaurant featuring theme nights. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Activities Program, Putting Green and Driving Cage, Shuffleboard, Beach Volleyball, Bocce Ball, Ping Pong
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Disco, Nightly Entertainment.
The Palladium Kids Club offers activities, educational games, sports and entertainment in a safe environment under the care of specialized personnel.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Upon request ($)

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
Food Quality
617 Recommend
617 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa to their friends and family

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TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Good Deal for Price
Jan 21 2018
I thought the hotel was a nice place. Staff was friendly except for some of the waiters. The food was mediocre but everything else was pretty great. The bartenders were amazing and probably the friendliest people in the whole place. Overall a decent place to stay.
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Watchout for the "non-staff" staff
Dec 30 2017
Great place is you can navigate the sharks selling excursions or "vacation shares" (new timeshare I guess) Hotel staff is EXCELLENT, and super friendly. The time share folks that assaulted us while waiting for our room even told us not to waste our time checking in with the Apple vacations rep because they were just going to try and sell us stuff. Ha!
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Grand palladium vallarta
Oct 24 2017
Pretty good experience overall at the hotel. It was a beautiful destination and good weather. Food was good but nothing mind blowing. If I had to say anything it would just be that Apple told us to meet their rep at a specific time/location to schedule our transfer home and they didnt show up. We had to call directly to schedule and we were under the impression that it was booked. But on the day of our departure , no one showed. The hotel graciously provided a cab to take us to the airport or we would have missed our flights.
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Grand Palladium
Jul 26 2017
The hotel does not match Apples stated claims. Hotel is run down, dead flies everywhere. Check in staff is less the friendly. Property is overcrowded and checking is difficult when it is busy. A wedding is held daily at the Hotel and makes for chaos. Pool area does not accommodate amount of guests booked. Constant battle for chairs at the pool. Our towels were stolen and security constantly at the pool patrolling . Indicates a problem. We have booked many vacations through apple and have never been disappointed until this time.
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Five Star Get-a-way!
Jun 19 2017
We love the Grand Palladium in Punta Mita. Although the resort is a little older than the other resorts in PV, the staff does an excellent job of keeping the facilities clean and up to date. Any issues (non-functional TV remote) were handled immediately and with a smile and an apology. The staff are what makes the resort what it is. Always a friendly 'Hola' as you pass by and an eagerness to help in any way possible. We love Matias at the adult pool bar! Thanks again for a wonderful trip!
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May 23 2017
Everything at the Palladian was amazing. Staff, food,room...everything
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Grand Palladium Hotel
May 07 2017
The hotel staff are amazing. The resort/hotel is beautiful and so relaxing This will be a yearly destination.
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Grand Palladium 2
May 07 2017
We were asked if we wanted to upgrade to the Royal Suites, we accepted the offer for additional monies. Once upgraded, the rooms and service were excellent. There was a problem of communication of when a room would be ready. We were told 3PM then packed our stuff and met at the lobby, ( we stayed one night in regular room) it was a few hours before our room at the Royal was ready. The shows were so-so....but maybe we are spoiled. We liked the Grand Palladium, Riviera Maya MX much, much better
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Very Lovely Stay
Apr 05 2017
The lovely welcome with a fresh juice beverage at the reception desk was so nice. All the hotel staff were friendly and helpful for our whole stay. We loved the free boogie boards and sandcastle buckets, etc. Loved playing in the waves on the beah and swimming in the saltwater "pool" for our daughter. Just a nice, relaxing place to stay. The food at the Mexican restaurant was excellent. The other restaurants we tried were fine, with the fresh-pressed juices at the cafeteria being exceptional. The only downside for us was the beds were quite small, more like a double than a queen. That was probably stated in advance and I overlooked it. Otherwise great stay! Highly recommend a daytrip into Sayulita by cab (about 25 minute drive) to check it out.
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Wonderful, restful vacation.
Apr 03 2017
Our recent vacation to the Grand Pallidium in Riveria Nyarit was above and beyond what we expected. There were no problems with our direct flight or transportation to the resort. The Grand Palladium is a beautiful, unique resort. The rooms are lovely, but most of our time was spent outside. There are 3 pools, our time was spent at the adult infinity pool. I can't say enough about the service at this resort. The staff went out of their way to make sure our stay was enjoyable. The check-in staff called our room at least 3 times to make sure everything was fine and to see if we needed anything. I would definitely return to the Grand Palladium and would recommend a stay at this resort.
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Missing the Mark
Feb 08 2017
The staff was amazing. They were courteous, helpful and always positive. Loved them all. Our room left a lot to be desired. In the 21st century, we now require outlets by the bedside and a few more than a couple throughout the room. Our patio door was stuck and the curtain was unhooked at the hanging rod. It took them 2 days to correct this. They came by every day but always after 8:30pm when we were getting ready for bed. The shower floor was so slippery, it was very difficult to relax when showering. The beach...well there was none on our side of the hotel. It was all slippery rock. It was not all we had hoped.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Thu Jul 19 18:29:16 EDT 2018
I wanted a get away for my birthday and this was the perfect place for that. The beach was very nice and the bartender was awesome..the adult pool was also very nice..was not impressed with the family pool or bar. Food was off the chain!! I would recommend this to anyone

Perfect holiday and perfect hotel.
J1196, J1196
Wed Jul 18 09:52:58 EDT 2018
Myself and my boyfriend got back from Grand Palladium last week and we cannot stop thinking about this place… I honestly loved every part of this hotel. The adults only pool is amazing and exactly what you need if you’re looking to relax and chill, the drinks are none stop flowing all day! Literally before your finished your next one is already in your hand Perfect... All the staff we met at this pool I could not fault but Herberto and Yessica deserve a special shout out they honestly made our time in this hotel! The most genuine, friendliest people with the highest spirits. We got a lovely surprise on a couple of days with a saxophonist which was just a dream.. The restaurants were all beautiful in their own way but my personal favourites are Portofino and Bamboo, (if you like seafood I would recommend you try anything that has it in as its so tasty) the best part is you can visit as many times as you want and you could try EVERYTHING on the menu if you really wanted to, As well as the food being so delicious.. My boyfriend is a vegetarian and he did not go without food at any point, this is something I worried about before visiting as I didn’t know how well they would accommodate but for any veggies you will all be just fine. We were surprised to find a small zoo in the middle of the hotel as we had not read anything about this. Of course we had our favourite when we set eyes on the cutest baby deer (he was called bambi to us of course) and We made the best of friends with Lapeo one of the monkeys he had us laughing daily with the phrase “cheeky monkey” actually describing him the best. I found myself googling a lot before I came what currency to bring here with me, we ended up bringing US dollars which was great and easy for booking our TUI days out with (which by the way I would 110% recommend) however we found that for tipping in hotels in Mexico is the best thing you will do! We used pesos for this which we got changed at the hotel, $20 USD is around $320 pesos so tipping $20 pesos often and you are treated like royalty… the staff aren’t on much money at these places so it genuinely does mean a lot to them. However there is one downside that I found the spa staff ask you multiple times a day do you want a massage and even when you say no or I’ll think about it you are still asked which is so annoying when you are trying to relax.. we even found ourselves pretending to be asleep when they were walking past the pool.. I understand this is how they get custom but I think this should be advertised a different way or even just be asked once not the whole 14 days… But the conclusion Perfect holiday and perfect hotel.

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa Vallarta
linzeyleluan, Southampton, United Kingdom
Mon Jul 16 09:13:43 EDT 2018
We stayed here for two weeks in June 2018 and had an amazing holiday we have been fortunate to visit some wonderful places but I was so relaxed here, the food good and a excellent variety, the rooms were dated but kept clean. The quiet pool bar staff were absolutely fantastic especially Roberto, Yessica, Melissa and Carlos was so courteous. I have never ever been to hotel where 95% off the guests were so friendly, I loved the Mexicans. Brenda in reception was also very welcoming. The excursions in Mexico are very expense on average £260.00 each. I don't drink alcohol but was surprised for the price we paid to see all branded drinks, We loved it so much we have booked to go back in May 2019. The only downside was were had 7 overcast days but you can't help that. Thank you to all the staff. Linzey and Tony Le-Luan

Three Generations 😎
Sun Jul 15 17:19:42 EDT 2018
Love everything about this place. The location is tranquil, beautiful and away from the city but a short taxi away from it all. Views are amazing and you can even whale watch from your lounge. Food is excellent and choices limitless no matter where you choose to eat. Service at any of the bars and restaurants is exceptional. You will want for nothing and everything served with a smile. Entertainment is great and a different show every night. The Tenors on Sunday night is a must see. Love these guys❤️. Our last visit in May was our thirteenth and the number one reason to keep coming back is the PEOPLE OF THE PALLADIUM. The management should be very proud of each and every employee. After 13 visits, many have become like family and from the moment we arrive make us feel like we are home. There are also so many new employees who by the time we left we’re also like family. We love you all so very, very much. Thank you all so much for making each and every visit so special. See you all soon. Presley, Toni & Ines

Forever Royal.
PBCR, sparwood
Sun Jul 15 17:10:11 EDT 2018
We visited this resort from January 14-20, 2018. This being our 12th visit to this resort but our first after the conversion of the Royal Suites to just the upgraded part of the Grand Palladium Vallarta. As expected, we were not disappointed with anything. You can change the name but cannot take The ROYAL out of this resort. To begin with it’s location nestled in the jungle atop a cliff is the perfect place to view the magnificent humpback whales as they perform every single morning and afternoon. You can leave your patio door open and listen to the ocean waves and the jungle as it awakes. The rooms are always spotless and stocked everyday. The food at every restaurant is amazing and with so many choices makes it difficult to decide. The newly renovated Las Teraz is exceptional, Andrea you have done a wonderful job 😁❤️. We always look forward to the Paella on the beach and the addition of the fresh caught grilled fish and fresh coconuts took this over the top. Viva Mexico is one of our favourites and this time Luciano, Veronica’s fresh guacamole, and Ivan’s Mexican coffee made this an unforgettable experience, the food was fabulous as well. 💙 Breakfast at The Nest watching the whales is the best, Thank you Martin, Juan, Nazly, Claudia, Teresa and Lizzeth for treating us like friends. Breakfast at the main buffet is always a pleasure with Roberto, Juan, Daniel, Rodrigo and Patricia. All this being said it is every single employee at this resort that make it Royal. From the Bellboys: Victor, Moises, Eddie, Jose, Jaime, Rafael and all the rest we cannot wait to arrive and see your smiling faces we enjoy your visits throughout our stay and it always breaks our hearts to have to leave you as you are the last faces we see.💙❤️ The servers and Bartenders at every bar we visit and believe me we visit every one to make sure we have a drink with the many friends we have made over the 12 visits are truly amazing. Thank you Christian, Heriberto, Arturo, Marcelino and Carlos you truly are the dream team. Rusbel, Jose, Oscar, Diego,Emmanuel,the 2 Antonio’s, Efren, Melyssa, Matias, Omar, Gerardo, Jesus, Erick, Manuel, Fili, Marcario, Armando so many tenders so little time. Thank you all so much. Mario thank you for the amazing tortillas and cheese once again as they have become a favourite snack. Every single employee starting with Cristian at the front desk, Omar and Mabel in Guest Services go above and beyond to create the most wonderful vacation. You will not find better service anywhere. If we have forgotten anybody we love you all and we will see you again soon. ❤️💙 Presley and Toni Robertson

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