Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Grand Palladium Vallarta

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Exceptional Values!
Honeymoon: Complimentary gifts, free room upgrade subject to availability, 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.
Family: First child 12 & under Stays, Plays & Eats Free (valid 08/21/17-12/20/17).

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!

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 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
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.
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
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 features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 6 Restaurants at Grand Palladium Vallarta:
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.
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.
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 ($)

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

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Staff were very friendly and helpful
kb0yce, Whitby, United Kingdom
Sat Apr 22 08:36:38 EDT 2017
Room was very clean, food excellent , pool clean, beach clean. We had a medical emergency and the hotel, ambulance, doctor, hospital and our insurance carrier were amazing. The hotel security and staff were so kind. Wonderful human beings.

Great Stay!
Matthew S,
Fri Apr 21 05:48:01 EDT 2017
The food was great for regular and gluten free eating. Pools were very nice, but the adult pool needs new speakers.(MINOR) The beach was amazing... very well kept and being able to use the paddle boards for free was very nice.There were a ton of locals, which made it feel authentic. The room was very nice! We always forgot our card to the room, and they were always happy to help. Front desk staff were beyond helpfull and nice. The bar... Where do I begin? The fantazma is probably the best drink I've ever had. The drinks are made amazingly. My partner says the Ceaser is the best hes ever had. One downside, is no corona on tap, but that's okay. Overall, had an amazing vacation, and will be back!

Fantastic place
tkrscott, campbell river, bc
Thu Apr 20 14:00:16 EDT 2017
Pros of this resort (in my opinion) - Staff, they were fantastic, quick and very friendly, always saying hola, buenas dias - Clean, rooms, restaurant and common areas were always very clean, housekeepers are doing a wonderful job - Food, the food was good in buffet with lots of choices - Rooms, they were a good size, everything worked and AC was nice and quiet, and the minibar was stocked everyday with at least 6 bottles of water left a day. - Location, it was remote so if that's what you want then its great - Drinks, plentiful and strong, good selection - Service, the service at the beach and pool was quick, they even brought food to you on the beach and at the pool on a tray with plates and condiments, that was a first for me. - The Zoo, i love animals so it was nice to have the mini zoo right there on site so i could go visit them every day. - The stairs, good way to keep in shape after eating and drinking excessively - Activities, i didn't take part in any but i had a schedule, there was something happening all day - The pool, it was so nice to have an adults only pool away from screaming kids - Check in, very quick The cons of this resort (in my opinion) - The location, i like to be closer to amenities, such as shopping and other restaurants and pubs, bus ride was 1.5 hrs to PV - Food, the food that i ordered in the specialty restaurants was not the greatest, (don't order the grilled tuna, it was basically tuna jerky) - Wine, the red was good but only one option, without paying more, for white that was very sweet - Beach, very rocky with tons of seaweed, bring watershoes if you want to swim - The stairs, so many stairs up and down, up and down, all day

Loved it
Jodie E,
Wed Apr 19 07:58:04 EDT 2017
Great for families. Would go again in a heartbeat. My son had a great time, he did not used the kids club but had a super time. Decent food, drinks soso but staff were fantastic. Not much for late night fun but good over all.

Great place to bring your family.
jeffcarlson10, Seattle, Washington
Wed Apr 19 06:18:07 EDT 2017
We (family of 4, kids are 3 and 11) just got back from a week long visit and had a really good time. This was a fantastic hotel, the all inclusive stuff here is great, all of us had a blast and we would definitely come back. I'm giving it a really solid four stars. It's not a five star because, well, five stars should be reserved for the pinnacle of hotels. Here are some of the pro's and con's of what we thought this Palladium had. Pro's- We thought the food was really good. Overall, they do a pretty good job of mixing it up and there was plenty of choices at the buffet to keep us entertained for a week. The quality was good too which is a bit difficult, especially at a buffet type eatery. This resort has 4 a la carte restaurants as well, which we ate at 3 of. The steak restaurant was just meh...not our favorite from the food perspective. The Italian restaurant got mixed reviews with us. My food was good other's were not as impressed as I was. Our favorite, by far, was the Mexican restaurant. Great food, amazing view, and the guacamole that is made fresh at the table was fantastic. -The child care was also exceptional. Karla and Marcela do a wonderful job of providing activities for kids to do throughout the day the range from eco exploring around the resort to pool activities. It's hard to put into words how great these two were...they allowed my wife and I to actually relax for a couple hours at a time while our kids were safe and sound under great care. Big thanks to them. -This resort, for us at least, was about the perfect size. The grounds are well maintained and there is a basketball court, tennis court, archery range, beach with full range of activities (body boarding, surfing, paddle boarding....) and pools (adults only, kids, and big one for everyone in the middle of the resort). - The customer service here is absolutely great and the staff should be commended. From the wait staff at the restaurants and bars, to the cleaning staff and maintenance department...everyone was friendly and helpful all week. It helps to speak Spanish, but it's not necessary. If for whatever reason you can't get your point across to who you are talking to, they will find you someone to get your question answered. -Rooms were good sized, depending on which one you get. The deluxe room, which is where we started, is a pretty basic hotel room set up as far as space goes. We ended up moving to a Jr. Suite because a week long vacation for us required a little bit more space. The bathrooms are updated and each room that we saw had a nice shower/tub setup. -We had our transportation arranged prior to our arrival through the resort. I would recommend this. If you are traveling with a large party or family, this is one thing that can be a little bit tricky if you don't know the area or are not a seasoned traveler. It's a 45 minute drive from the airport to the resort and prices can vary depending on which taxi service you use. From my understanding, they are all relatively safe to use, but prices can range...which is a headache we didn't want. If you do choose this, make sure you walk all the way though till the end of the "welcoming party...". The welcoming party is a bunch of people with signs who are trying to get you to do excursions and other activities throughout Puerto Vallarta. Go all the way to the end of that and out a final set of automatic double doors. Once you are there, look to the left and you'll see the Palladium hotel VIP desk. This might be a few dollars more, but you know what you're getting and not worth the hassle of negotiating a set price (in Spanish...) when all you want to really do is just get to your resort and relax. Con's- -Beach is rocky and full of seaweed. They have staff that pick up the seaweed, but it's not your typical "beautiful Mexican beach". Rocks are no joke either...watch your step on the way out to surf/body board/paddle board. -The nightly entertainment was just ok. They do a good job of trying...but it was just meh. -If you are a single person looking to go out a party like a rockstar...I'd probably find somewhere else to go. This is a family place and a 45 minute drive back to any kind of real night life (which cabs range from 30 to 45 US dollars, each way, depending on who you get...). There is an adult only pool, which is nice. However, not exactly a spot I would go if I were single and looking for a good night out. -Our biggest negative, by far, was the sales staff for Palladium. Do not get this confused with the hotel staff, because they are different. The Palladium sales staff are the ones who sell Palladium memberships. Initially, our sales rep, Armando, was great. He was really friendly and vary polite. However, when it was the "sales departments" turn, it got ugly. Our final sales rep was Omar, who tried to hard sell us into buying. I'm not sure about most of you, but I'm not going to be pressured into spending a bunch of money without at least considering it first. His sales pitch was take it or leave it...and that was it. When my wife and I told him that we would need to think about it, he told us that we needed to decline the offer and sign the sheet...thinking about it was not an option. When we did decline the offer, Diego (who was another sales rep) looked at Omar and said (out loud in Spanish...) "Wow...they didn't take it...(and then rolled his eyes and shook his head.) This lead to a little further discussion from my wife, who is a native Spanish speaker, about professionalism, attitude adjustments, and salesmanship. I'll let you be the judge of how that conversation went down... Overall, this a great place to bring your family. Those are just some of the in's and out's that we saw from our week long trip. Thanks!

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