Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit


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2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: Includes a $50 spa or golf credit per adult, per night (rsetrictions apply).

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is a tranquil oasis where a long pristine beach, a three-tiered infinity pool, championship golf courses, tennis courts, and fitness classes inspire your passion for play and relaxation. Feast your eyes on beauty in every direction from the moment you arrive; from the tranquil lobby with its soaring ceilings, bubbling fountains, and ocean breeze to the gently flowing architecture, Mexican contemporary design, and lush tropical landscaping. Relax and experience the essence of all-inclusive luxury. From exceptional dining to recreational activities, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the ultimate vacation paradise.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers sublime accommodations appointed with luxury amenities, tennis courts, an advanced fitness center, and exercise classes such as yoga, Pilates, and Salsa dancing. All elements of the resort are carefully designed to provide you with the ultimate vacation experience, complemented by award-winning service delivered in the true spirit of Mexican hospitality.

Indulge in rejuvenating resort services and facilities. Take a dip in the award-winning infinity pool or relax at Grand Velas Spa, offering over 60 healing spa rituals and ceremonies inspired by the natural beauty and harmony of Mexico's Pacific Coast.

Play the championship golf courses in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, including Marina Vallarta Golf Club and the two beautiful golf courses at Vista Vallarta Golf Club designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf. Tee off on the rolling fairways and perfect greens with views of the blue sea and green mountains.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit restaurants offer gourmet à la carte dining on par with restaurants in culinary destinations like New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, fusing diverse flavors and spices with artful presentation. After a day in the sun and sea air, strolling along the breezy, softly lit corridors lined with tropical plants and koi ponds to one of our elegant restaurants is a true pleasure. End up at the lobby bar for a nightcap and a bit of live entertainment or enjoy the moonlit beach.

All 267 luxurious suites are over 1,000 square feet and include a private terrace, stunning ocean and pool views, and beautiful teak wood furniture imported from Bali. These spacious suites are artfully decorated in contemporary style with light neutral tones and tropical color accents.

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Learn more about Riviera Nayarit.
HOTEL LOCATION
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit
Address: AV. PASEO DE COCOTEROS 98 SUR
NUEVO VALLARTA


MX
Local Phone: 001-52-322-22-6-
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-398-2784
Fax: 011-52-322-297-2005
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary.)
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (10 min. away)
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
Infinity Pool with 3 levels, each one with a different temperature. One children's pool.
Golf: NEARBY
Vista Vallarta 20 minutes away Marina Vallarta 15 minutes away
Holes: 18
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Additional Charge
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Squash: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Paddle Tennis
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The resort was architecturally designed by Ricardo Elias & Elias Architects in Guadalajara and the interior designer was Roberto Elias with interior decoration by Melin Castro. 24 hour suite service. Guest enter the resort through a gigantic 100-foot high palapa-style lobby with oversized furniture and cobblestone mosaic floors. Beach: Located on a white stretch of beach. Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Total Rooms: 267
Year Opened: 2002 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Springbreak policy: Must be 18 years of age and two night deposit required. Must follow hotel policies.
ROOM TYPES
WELLNESS SUITE
This 1,750 square foot, two-floor suite includes a bedroom with one king bed or two double beds, a spacious living area, and a terrace with an outdoor Jacuzzi and ocean views. Suite also includes many other wellness-inspired amenities.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
AMBASADOR GRAND CLASS OCF STE
The 1,865 square foot suite includes a spacious living area, a plush king bed, a balcony with an outdoor Jacuzzi and ocean views, and a full bathroom with a "Aqua Tower" shower with six hydro-jets and deluxe bath amenities.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
1 BEDROOM OCEAN GOVERNOR SUITE
Suite includes a spacious living room with a sofa, a separate bedroom with one king bed or two queen beds, and a private terrace with pool views. Suite also features a full bathroom with deluxe amenities, 24-hour suite service, concierge, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY SUITE
Experience coastal living at its best. Gaze out at Pacific Ocean from your 6-person Jacuzzi on the private terrace of this suite. Luxury resort amenities and a bar make this a fantastic refuge for vacationing families and friend who crave the good life.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Kitchen
SUITE OCEANFRONT MASTER
The 1,000 square foot Master suite includes one king bed or two queen beds, a sittingarea, a private balcony with oceanfront views, and a spacious bathroom with deluxe amenities. Suite also features 24-hour suite service, daily turndown service, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE POOLVIEW
The 1,000 square foot suite includes one king bed or two queen beds, a sitting area, a private balcony with views of the pools, and a spacious bathroom deluxe amenities. Suites also feature 24-hour suite service, daily turndown service, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN VIEW PARLOR
The 1,000 square foot suite includes one king bed or two queen beds, a spacious bathroom with deluxe bath amenities, and a private terrace with ocean and pool views. Room also features a sitting area, turndown service, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Kitchen
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEANVIEW
The 1,000 square foot suite includes one king bed or two queen beds, a sitting area, a private balcony with ocean views, and a spacious bathroom deluxe amenities. Suites also feature 24-hour suite service, daily turndown service, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Wellness Suite will include: Life Fitness Recline Bike, Spa Concierge, Vitamin C Sprinkler, Crudite Minibar, Aromatherapy Kit, and In-Suite Massage.
DINING
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
Piaf - French classic cuisine with innovating spirit. Open daily from 6:00pm to midnight. Located on the main lobby level. Guests 12 & older. Reservations are required. Dress Code: Resort casual.
Lucca - Serving flavorful Italian-Mediterranean cuisine. Located on the second floor above the lobby with an ocean front view. Open daily from 6:00 pm tomidnight . Family friendly restaurant. Dress Code: Resort casual. Closed travel 5/1/17-6/30/17.
Frida - Frida's cuisine is a materpiece the enriches our vast culinary heritage. Located on the second floor above the lobby. Famile friendly restaurant. 6:00 pm to midnight
Azul - Is an all day casual restaurant, located at the pool area under a wonderfulpalapa with an oceanfront view. An innovative take on traditional internatinal cuisine. Chinese, Japanese, Mexican and Italian specialties. Open daily from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm
Selva Del Mar - For more informal and fast service. Offers snacks such as hamburgers, hot dogs, pizzas, salads, ceviches and guacamole. Open from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Located at the pool area overlooking the spectacular Banderas Bay.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Kayaking, Boogie Boards, Water Polo, Paddle Tennis, Inroductory Scuba Lesson
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly entertainment with local talent. Three theme shows per week.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Kid's Club is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm for children 4 to 12 years old. Teen's Club is for teens 13 to 17 years old.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 17years old.
Program Fees: Complimentary.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $15. per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes.

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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
5 star
ARSEN K.
May 10 2018
excellent hospitality, incredible service, very good food and clean beach
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JAMES B.
May 17 2017
This is our second Apple Vacation. Our first was at another Grand Velas property. Both properties are outstanding. Our only regret is that we didn't book a longer stay.
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Amazing resort, staff and food!
MELINDA K.
Mar 19 2013
This resort is GREAT! Just returned from a trip with my adult sons and my parents (and was there in December with my husband). All of us had a fabulous and relaxing time, enjoyed the great food (Thanks, Claudio!), and were treated beyond expectations by all the staff. Wonderful!!!
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KATHLEEN S.
Dec 12 2012
Most impressive. Beautiful resort, excellent service and the best food I've ever had in Mexico. Good rating on Apple. Everything from start to finish was more than I ecpected. Would love to send some of my clients down there. Thanks for the fam trip It was most excellent! I realize the entertainment was lacking and only because the hotel was so under occupancy rate. Only around 26% So don't feel that would stop me from booking this property.
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ROBERT T.
Dec 07 2012
Enjoyable trip, service, restaurant & accomodations were excellent.
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Awesome
CATHERINE B.
May 15 2012
This resort was by far the best all-inclusive that we have ever stayed at! The cleanliness was superb and the friendliness of the staff was amazing. The food was out of this world!
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Outstanding
WILLIAM H.
Jan 28 2012
The staff at the Grand Vilas is all about service. They work tirelessly to keep the facilities perfect and to exceed the expectations of every guest. The restaurants provide an outstanding dining experience, far better than any other "all inclusive" resort we have stayed at. A great resort....we will be back!
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Great Kids Club with excellent care.
Nathan A,
Sun Jun 10 14:37:22 EDT 2018
Our kids had a great time in the Kids Club, especially with Anahi Aneaola and Jaqueline. They were both incredibly interactive with the kids and helped them have a great time doing crafts, feeding the hotel Koi and a host of other activities. They also went above and beyond with helping make my wife's birthday very special and memorable. Can't say enough good about both of them and the kids club.

2nd time around
IheartPHX, Pueblo, Colorado
Thu Jun 07 07:56:54 EDT 2018
We just completed our 2nd stay at this resort. Let me start by saying that expectations stink! It is just a 4 "star" for me this trip, after being a 5 last time, which was just over a year ago. That said, we will likely be coming back for another stay. The GREAT parts: This place is still mostly first rate. It is clean, not too crowded, and overall just really nice. The highlights in service for us this time, again came from the beach and pool. In particular Mr. Antonio Avelar made us feel like honored guests and really paid attention to all of the details and made our trip extra special. Shout out also to his partner, Gerardo Lopez. Both of these gentlemen went out of their way to make this trip spectacular. They both take service to the next level and I could not praise them enough, Antonio in particular! Breakfast and lunch at Selva del Mar were amazing and the staff at those services are on point and the food was consistently great. The service at Lucca and the food were also wonderful. Room service was also spot on. The other guests that we have encountered have been nice families or older couples but everyone is just friendly enough, not overly so and we have never encountered anyone looking for the party crowd. The average parts: At Frida, the service was amazing but we felt the food was a little less so. They did do table side guacamole, which maybe they quit doing but brought back based on some recent reviews. We were most happy with the guacamole, the rest of the food was average to a little below in our opinion. The negative: We just don't get the personal concierge thing. All she did was make dinner reservations at Lucca and Frida. We told her what we would prefer in the mini bar, which on our last visit we were asked and she acted like this was on odd request on top of that she didn't listen! We asked her about the possibility of doing the Romantic dinner (which was included in our package) or arranging something where we might be able to try Piaf, the French restaurant and she said she would look into it, she never got back to us. I saw her several other times walking around the resort and she would always say hello but never gave any follow-up. Our last night there we went to Selva del Mar (Azul, I think?) for dinner and were seated and then ignored for a good 10-15 minutes. It looked there was one waiter whose time was being completely absorbed by a couple that was there. We ended up leaving and ordering room service for dinner, which in retrospect probably worked out better anyway. We were all tired. I don't understand why Piaf is only for children 12 and over. The evening we went to Lucca for dinner the restaurant was half full of mostly families and as we walked by Piaf on our way there and back the restaurant was completely empty both times. Strange. As I said earlier, we will most likely go back next year because we still like it that much. If I could give it an extra half star for all the other little details we appreciated but were not listed here, I would. Just not a solid "5" for us this time around.

Beautiful place to have a dream wedding!
Priya W, Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
Mon Jun 04 09:37:24 EDT 2018
I recently had an entire wedding planned in the Virgin Islands when the hurricane came through and flattened the resort. I then started looking around for another location and found this beautiful resort. My fiance and I did a site inspection and fell in love - the service, the experience, the food - all were spectacular. We had our wedding 2 weekends ago and it was a wonderful experience!! I had a few ideas and our wedding coordinator, Andrea, went above and beyond to make it happen. My bouquets, the centerpieces - all turned out SO BEAUTIFULLY! In addition, all our guests loved the stay. If I could go back, I would have done nothing different. If you are a bride looking for an ideal location, I would recommend this resort! I did my ceremony outside at the gazebo and the reception inside at the Tamoya reception hall.

Grand Velas in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Stephanie S A, Greenbrae, California
Sun Jun 03 08:41:39 EDT 2018
This is a wonderful resort! From the moment you arrive and the cathedral ceiling, fresh air cooled lobby to the lovely rooms, staff and amenities it is great! Two special shout outs to Diego in activities - super fun and energetic and even makes water aerobics fun! David at the pool side bar. Also fun,entertaining and great bartender. All the service staff was excellent! Restaurants are excellent too! Best we have ever had at an all inclusive resort.

Outstanding
rakesh p,
Tue May 29 16:17:11 EDT 2018
This place far exceeded our expectations. Prepared to be pampered and be treated like a royalty. Of course you are paying for it also. Huge rooms with very good in-room service, la occitane products. They take care of the minutest details. For example, at the pool side someone came a cleaned our eye glasses, there is a lady with a trained hawk who makes sure that the black bids are not troubling us. At the buffet restaurant someone will carry your plates. The resort is of a perfect size…not too big where you are spending tine from one place to the other. Its not to small to feel crowded. Azul restaurant: breakfast and lunch buffet is amazing. Huge and variety of selection. I wish they had more local Mexican entree’s. Beach front. Lucca: nice Italian restaurant. Freida: modern fusion Mexican food. David was outstanding as a server with us and our small kids. I still prefer the old school Mexican food though Spa: amazing. Kamilla was the masseur we had and she was outstanding. Our poolside server Nadia Ballentine was very pleasant and smiling. Just few things: Needs more Mexican entree Beach is good but dark sand and water. But very clean Dessert selections could be better Tips are expected and thats a bummer for an all inclusive place. Over all a repeat for us.



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