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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 balcony or terrace. Ocean-view rooms and junior suites are also available. Adults will discover the ultimate in luxury in a Royal Suite (adults only 18+) with 24-hour concierge and room service, private pool with Bali beds and waiter service, exclusive bars with premium beverages, and Punta Mita Restaurant, as well as full access to all areas of the Grand Palladium Resort. Experience privacy and personalized service from your Royal Suite with a Jacuzzi, surrounded by lush tropical gardens in front of a private golden sand beach.

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!

Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Receive up to a $1500 Resort Credit (booking dates, travel dates, duration, and usage restrictions may apply).

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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HOTEL LOCATION
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.
Address:
PUERTO VALLARTA
JAL

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-329-22...
Fax: 011-52-329-226-9909
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 2

There is an oceanfront swimming pool, an infinity pool, a kids pool and a Jacuzzi.
Golf: NEARBY
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
Tennis
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
HOTEL DETAILS
This All-Inclusive resort is situated on 15 beautiful acres in the Costa Banderas complex on 300 meters of white, sandy beach. 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, three restaurants, one snack grill, a disco, entertainment, two swimming pools, two 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: 355
Year Opened: 1999 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
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.
ROOM TYPES
SUITE RUN OF THE HOUSE FAMILY
Combination of Deluxe Room and Junior 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
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE
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
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE ROH AI W/JACUZZI ROYAL
Royal Suites with a Jacuzzi offer complimentary room service, Jacuzzi in bathroom, private terrace, free WiFi, one king or two double beds, and sofa bed. Access to priva te pool with a bar, exclusive lobby, an exclusive a la carte restaurant. Adults only.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
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
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE ROOM
Rooms feature contemporary Mexican decor, a private terrace, and a hydro massage tub in the bathroom.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Grand Palladium Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 6 Restaurants at Grand Palladium Vallarta:
El Bosque - An international buffet style restaurant featuring theme nights. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Portifino - A la carte dinners with Mediterranean specialties. Located opposite the main pool.
Viva Mexico - A la carte dinners with Mexican specialties. Features an outdoor terrace. Located opposite the adults-only pool.
Ribs & More - Offers a la carte dinners with a steak house grill. Located on an outdoor terrace.
Las Terrazas - Outdoor buffet-style snack restaurant located in front of the main pool. Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bambu - This refurbished restaurant offers a la carte dinners with Oriental cuisine specialties. Located on the second floor of El Bosque restaurant.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Activities Program, Putting Green and Driving Cage, Shuffleboard, Beach Volleyball, Bocce Ball, Ping Pong
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Disco, Nightly Entertainment.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
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 ($)

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509 Recommend
509 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Palladium Vallarta to their friends and family



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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Great Resort
serenakalyan, British Columbia, Canada
Thu Jun 23 17:10:07 EDT 2016
Fun vacation. Very clean. Very welcoming. Staff was immensely caring and nice. Food and drinks were excellent - Room Service was even better and it's free with no charge. Kayaks, paddle boards and bodyboards were free on the beach. Plenty of chairs on the beach and pool. Massage at the Zentropia Spa was a bit overpriced but I guess you can say you get what you paid for in the end. More>

Fun when you wanted it, peace when you needed it!
JRC08, London, Canada
Thu Jun 23 11:26:27 EDT 2016
Our experience at this resort was fantastic. We travelled here with a group of friends in January and enjoyed every minute of it. Clean rooms that they are updating, great staff at the bars, buffet and most of the a la cartes. The beach is big and we never had issues finding chairs (and there was 12 of us) The pool area is a little crowded with stuff... not a ton of walking room amongst chairs and other items but still manageable. There are surf instructors right at the resort and they are very patient and helpful! You can also grab boogie boards and other items for the beach. The food was good and the buffet usually had a good variety, even from day to day. The A La Carte's were good and we enjoyed the food at all of them, however the Italian one was nothing special and the service wasn't very good for any of us and we went here as individual couples at separate times, so it wasn't a large group. The one evening they did a Mexican Fiesta dinner on the beach and it was a lot of fun and delicious! The one down fall for some people at this resort would be the amount of stairs and walking you have to do to get anywhere. We were sore by day 2 but it does counter act the booze and food! There is a little zoo on the resort that is for animals that were either pets or can't be released back into the wild. There is also some peaceful nature areas near the spa away from all the noise of the pool and restaurants. We love to travel and experience new places but if we were to come back to this area again I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. More>

Avoid if doubtful about the All-inclusive experience
PerfectPDevonUK, Devon UK
Wed Jun 22 10:05:57 EDT 2016
I will quantify my review by stating firstly that I hate all-inclusive holidays. We only went after persuasion by friends who had a special anniversary and there being a lack of other options in Mexico without paying in full at time of booking. The staff at Grand Palladium work very hard and I really appreciated their care for and respect of the animals in the 'zoo' which I was initially worried about. Our room was lovely bar the view which was not awful just somewhat lacking. However it was like Butlins in the sun, and we could have been anywhere, no authentic Mexico feel whatsoever. Food was dire, typical all-inclusive fare, bland and unappealing though lots of it. Tried the Mexican a la carte which we were told was the best, this was awful so didn't bother again and instead spent a fortune on taxis getting out of the resort. The entertainment is prob best desc as a Marmite thing, you will either love or loathe it, we loathed it. Dreadful party games with the theme tune from Benny Hill playing. The dancers worked hard however and were great with the kids, just not our thing at all. The adults only pool bar staff were excellent as was the pool however music blared out all day making it a struggle to relax and read. Basically if you have any niggling doubts about going all inclusive avoid this like the plague, if you like that kind of thing you will be fine. We unfortunately couldn't wait to get home however would hate to detract from how hard the staff worked. More>

Above and beyond what I could have expected!
TLCG2005, Edmonton, Canada
Tue Jun 21 18:27:43 EDT 2016
This is my third time to this resort group, once at the Adults only Royal Suites and second time for Grand Palladium Vallarta. I have to say, that I am so thankful that we have gotten to know the staff over the last two trips, as I had just come out of a debilitating surgery with unexpected complications, was not walking very well and unable to have any alcohol due to strong antibiotics. I cannot being to say enough about the special care that my daughters and I received...there is no way that I would have been able to give them this holiday without the help of the staff. In particular, I want to mention Alberto Alvarez, our morning and lunch buffet server, who went above and beyond with helping us, even to the point of getting some things for my girls from the buffet to save me extra walking! This man is so very sweet and thoughtful, hardworking and remembers your preferences! Special thankyou to Lizzeth Ruiz, hostess at the buffet, who promptly sat us each and every time in Alberto's section, at our request! Our evening server was Armando Gutierrez...again, crazy, over the top service, bringing special ice creams and making guacamole especially for us when there was none on the buffet that night! Just a few simple examples of the pampering we received! We even had a beautiful hand stitched gift given to us from his wife :) Moving on to the bartenders in the Pool area...as I had to be very careful about keeping alcohol out of my drinks, I was apprehensive in who I allowed to mix my drinks and I even had a drink or two personally carried out to me by the bartenders, because I was worried about a possible mix up from bar to my chair with the wait staff. My sincerest thanks to Erick Estrada, now a dear friend, and "Dany" Daniel Martinez...these two gentlemen made me all kinds of wonderful alcohol-free drinks...one or two I even lost to my daughters ;) To the entertainment staff, Tania Angui, who my daughters were star struck with in the Dreams production, Diego Ramon, who was so gracious in chatting with me and accomodating my requests, Carlos Gonzalez for the special picture and being a friend, Martin for the salsa dance that did me in....still don't regret it ;) Gilbran for the amazing dance choreography in the evening shows, and concierge Alma Luna for offering to care for any future needs that I may have on my next stay at Palladium/Royal Suites. We had an wonderful ocean view room, which although it was far from everything, was well worth it to hang out in the evenings and watch the waves and surfers. Still an amazing experience at the Mexican restaurant, the only one we wanted to check out this time, and very good food at the buffet, as always, lots of selection for all of us. Room service was hit and miss with some things...perhaps some english instructions misunderstood. Maid service was always good. May I just be so bold as to add one thing....these people, especially the servers and bartenders, rely on the gratuities of guests...salaries do, in fact, vary and this is normal for Mexico...depending on the places they are working in the resort. PLEASE...take tipping money and grace your bell men, servers, bartenders, maids, and hostesses with a small token of your appreciation. I saw far too many people leaving a terrible mess on the table and exiting without leaving a small thank-you for staff's hard work. Yes, they say gratuities are included, but it's nothing to leave a dollar or 20 pesos every time someone helps you. It is sad to say that likely your service will also be better, but the bottom line is that it's such a small amount for those of us coming from outside of Mexico, and it makes such a huge impact on their lives. These are moms, dads, young people trying to pay for a university education to help improve their families' situations....do a little to give for the immense hard work they put in for what you and I wouldn't lift our little finger for. They are such lovely souls and they truly do their best to make your stay feel like roayl treatment. Please, give back a little. *rant over ;) Thank you so very much Grand Palladium! Until next time...we miss our home in Mexico already! More>

Sewage pumped into the water
Jimmie50, Golden, Colorado
Tue Jun 21 09:13:50 EDT 2016
This location is great for surfing. Burros is the wave and just off shore. The pools are nice and the rooms pretty good. The food is really only acceptable and never good but for a surf trip I was fine. The issue for me is that the sewage from the place goes right into the water there. It is well known among the locals for ear infections etc. So if you don't go in the ocean I suppose it isn't a problem. The wifi is also hit and miss. More>



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