Home > Mexico > Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit > Grand Palladium Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Grand Palladium Vallarta


Email | Share |
All Inclusive    

Exceptional Values!
Family: First child 12 and under stays, plays, and eats free (valid 5/01-10/31/15).

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.

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!

Find more information about Palladium Hotels & Resorts.

Learn more about Puerto Vallarta.
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:
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.
Las Terrazas - Outdoor buffet-style snack restaurant located in front of the main pool. Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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 ($)

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
Food Quality
Comfort
Cleanliness
Service
509 Recommend
509 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Palladium Vallarta to their friends and family



Latest Apple Vacations Review >>
TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 3592 reviews
What to expect
Location
Rooms
Service
Value



TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Time of my life
Kirsten T, Winnipeg, Canada
Thu Feb 04 12:37:09 EST 2016
The resort was great and the food was good and the weather was beautiful but I am on here to talk about one thing, and one thing only... Erick, the swim up bar bartender. Talk about talent! The guy has flare, he knows his drinks, and he knows the perfect drink for you. We only had the chance to visit him one day out of the week that we were there an I am so disappointed because he was the best part of our trip! If you are looking for a fun place to have drinks and stay cool in the sun, go visit Erick and let him show you his bartending skills. You wont be disappointed! Please note that he took his hair net off to take a picture, he put it back on right after I snapped this. I figured I would explain before those who complain about everything would find time to complain about that. More>

Very Enjoyable!
Stephanie M,
Thu Feb 04 10:03:38 EST 2016
This is a great place with caring, helpful staff. We enjoyed our trip! Lots of different restaurants to choose from too, lots of activities, and the nightlife with the live performances each night was wonderful! We did excursions there at the front desk through Vallarta Excursions and that was a highlight as well as rented a car for the day to see the sights around us. Highly recommend! More>

Perfect... except for one HUGE problemo!
HeatherD_Hola13, Saskatoon, Canada
Wed Feb 03 11:12:18 EST 2016
**IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT FOOD BELOW*** I could go on and on about how wonderful this resort is! The property is incredibly beautiful!!! It is big and yes there are long paths and multiple stairs. Not too many, unless you are elderly or in terrible shape. I enjoyed the walking. The staff are friendly and hard-working. If anyone was ever dissatisfied with their service it's because they're entitled spoiled brats. :P Really these people worked their butts off and they all deserve raises!! (and tips!) The beach is awesome!!! Soft fine sand, shallow water for many feet going in. Warmer than any other times I've been to the ocean. Wish I could have spent more time there. My husband, two children and I stayed in a nice room on the second floor. It was great, had a balcony, TV, stocked fridge, two comfortable king beds (it even offers a pillow menu if you want something different than what is on the beds), the bathroom was a good size, modern, with jacuzzi tub and partial glass door for showering. The pools are great, and the kids pool is awesome! Great water slides for young and older kids. Nice waterfall. Water is warm. Seahorse and coral reef statues squirt water. FUN FUN FUN! :) ****THE FOOD**** The food was actually really good. The buffet had so much variety! We also went to 3 a la carte restaurants, Bambu (Asian), Mexican, and Beach BBQ. Both were fantastic and very tasty. Day 4 - My son seemed tired and not interested in eating at the Beach BBQ. We'd had a day at the beach and I figured he was just exhausted. After supper I took him to the buffet to see if he might eat anything before going to bed. Well, as we stood amongst the buffets my son began violently vomiting, all over the floor!!! It was a bad scene, the staff were very understanding and helpful with cleaning it up quickly. I took him back to our room and put him to bed, hoping that was the end of it. Not even close. He vomited several more times throughout the night, over the course of 4hrs. As I was dealing with my son's illness, I began to feel sick myself. I kept telling myself it was all in my head. I wish!! Only a couple hours after my son started vomiting, there I was in the bathroom with my head in the waste basket projectile vomiting and sitting on the toilet having profuse watery diarrhea. (I apologize for the graphic description, but I feel this is an important warning for others) This continued for me for 4hrs, going to the bathroom several times and evacuating out both ends. I've never experienced anything like it. I am 100% without a doubt sure it was food poisoning, same with my son. I've been through "stomach bugs". This was not that. No fever, no aches/chills. It was the body trying to get rid of whatever was in it, quickly. It lasted only a short time, thankfully. My son and I were able to enjoy some of the following day. My husband was not so lucky. He started getting sick the next morning. His manifested as diarrhea, and he was very nauseous but wouldn't bring himself to vomit. For over 24hrs he had terrible watery diarrhea and could not eat. One whole day of his trip, wasted. I had suspicions of the hotdog cart being the culprit and common denominator between all of us, but changed my mind. I got sick three more separate times at the resort and as soon as the morning after returning home, though not as bad, feeling nauseous and having diarrhea. This lasted a few hours and was over. I believe now it was most likely the raw foods, fruits and veggies. It is about 50% of what I ate at the resort. We were also traveling with my parents and my brother. Both my brother and mom also got sick, with nausea and I appetite. My mom had the bad diarrhea. They both eat a lot of raw plant foods. My daughter and father were the only people, out of seven, that did not get sick. Neither of them eat much for fresh fruit or veggies. Lastly, I met a nice couple who were helpful while my son was getting sick on the floor. They later told me they both had gotten food poisoning in the first couple days of their vacation. The husband was so dehydrated that he nearly went to the hospital for IV fluids. That was two days out of their vacation. Then as they started meeting people they heard more reports of food poisoning from other guests. I didn't want to write this review. I think the resort is exceptional and so are the staff. When I informed the front desk that our family had experienced food poisoning, they gave their sympathies. They did not say they would take action and investigate where their food handling policies have failed. I write this review to get the attention of the hotel, so they do take action and find out where they can improve on food safety. I know the staff are kept very busy, maybe there are not enough stations in their kitchens to keep those who are cutting fresh produce from getting it contaminated with raw meats, etc. Maybe they are short-staffed and often those who have been handling meat have to step in quickly to finish a salad. I feel that service and speed must be put ahead of food safety. I hope the hotel takes this seriously. I would love to say for my next family vacation we will be returning there. I will be closely reading the reviews when the time comes. I want to be a super-fan of this resort, I REALLY DO!!!!! Please don't let me down Grand Palladium! More>

Stairs, stairs and more stairs.
Jlmurray1947, Vancouver, Canada
Tue Feb 02 10:55:17 EST 2016
We just got back from this resort. We found the property quite nice but the biggest drawback was the amount of stairs, no elevators anywhere and we were on the top floor! We spent most of our time at the infinity pool, adults only, great view of beach and ocean. Victor and Matios at the bar there were amazing, friendly and always smiling. The restaurants were good, especially Ribs and More, filet mignon was great. The rooms were OK, bed linens are needing updated, and the decks were quite small. I would go back although the drive from the airport is quite lengthy. More>

A Wedding Getaway
John W, Saskatoon
Tue Feb 02 05:58:53 EST 2016
Our son invited us to this excellent resort for their destination wedding. The resort is truly a family environment that met all of our needs. Great rooms, restaurants, bars, pools, and a great beach. The staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. We all suggested to return for a 10 year wedding anniversary. More>



The comments and opinions on this Ratings and Reviews section of our website are the views and opinions of TripAdvisor members and Apple Vacations.passengers. They are providied 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury, inconvenience or other damage resulting from this information. You should verify critical information (for example passports and visas, and customs) with the relevant authorities, and review our Fair Trade Contract and Things To Know Before You Go (including our Health and Safety Tips For Travelers) before you travel.
  APPLE RATINGS:    Exceptional Standard of Service & Quality;    Luxurious;
    Superior First Class;    First Class;    Comfortable;    Modest
    Superior to other hotels with the same rating;    Superior to other hotels with the same rating