Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Marival Resort & Suites


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Exceptional Values!
Golf: One complimentary round of 18 Holes of golf, with Guests paying only the mandatory cart fee of $62 USD per person,and reservation fee of $7 USD (fee subject to change). Restrictions apply. Valid thru 12/03/17.
Family: Three kids 12 and under Stay Free in select rooms.

The perfect escape for families, Marival Resort & Suites is a large all-Inclusive resort stretched along an extensive sweep of prime waterfront in Nuevo Vallarta. Enjoy a great beach perfect for watersports, play a game of tennis on one of four outdoor courts, or take part in one of many organized games and activities offered throughout the day. There's plenty to do whether lounging in the sun, or visiting the sights of Puerto Vallarta.

The beach stretches over 900 feet and is considered by many to be the best in Nuevo Vallarta. The four outdoor pools offer a selection of options for your pleasure. Enjoy a day at the activities pool with swim-up bar or relax at the adults-only pool. You will also find a Grand pool with swim-up bar and Jacuzzi for adults. Kids will enjoy the pool designed especially for children's activities and featuring waterslides.

Daily activities include cooking and Spanish lessons plus shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce ball, and more. Land sports activities include miniature golf, bicycle riding, beach volleyball, tennis, and basketball. The gym is fully-equipped, and exercise programs include Pilates, spinning, and yoga, while watersports include aqua aerobics, kayaks, boogie boards, windsurfing, and sailing. After an action-packed day, be sure to save time to treat yourself in the wonderful spa!

Little guests will feel right at home in the kids' club for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Activities include miniature golf, repelling, a kids' movie area, and much more. Children will enjoy their own playground, pool, and supervised activities program. For young adults aged 13 to 17, activities include rock climbing, soccer, pool tables, darts, archery, ping pong, and Xbox video games.

Marival Resort & Suites features seven bars and six restaurants. There are two swim-up bars as well as a Lobby Bar and a Martini Bar for your pleasure. There are four specialty restaurants: Italian, Mexican, International, and a steakhouse, along with an abundant buffet option. After dinner, experience the excitement of Cesar's Club Disco, where there's no cover charge for hotel guests.
HOTEL LOCATION
Marival Resort is located beachfront,only ten minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport and 16 miles north of downtown Puerto Vallarta, in the Bay of Banderas one of the best and largest beaches in the bay.
Address: BLVD NUEVO VALLARTA Y
NUEVO VALLARTA, NAYARIT


MX
Local Phone: 011-52-322-22...
Fax: 011-52-322-297-0160
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (20 minutes.)
Pools
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
Swim-up Bar
The extensive outdoor pool area includes an activities pool, a quiet adult pool, an adults-only jacuzzi, and a separate pool area set aside especially for children. Visit La Palapa swim-up pool bar for cool tropical cocktails.
Golf: NEARBY
Los Flamingos - 10 minutes away
Los Flamingos is a par 72, 18-hole course designed by Percy Clifford, located 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Caddy: $
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 4
Outdoor Courts: 4
Lighted Courts: 4
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Marival Resort is the largest All-Inclusive resort in Vallarta, with 11 Mediterranean villas and two five-story towers. This extensive beachfront property offers a total of 504 air-conditioned units, with either garden, pool or ocean views. This all-inclusive beachfront property offers a variety of accommodations distributed between 11 villas, one main building, and two towers. Join group activities in the pool or on the beach, enjoy a game of tennis, or relax in the spa. Beach: The property is situated on 275 meters of clean, safe beach, and there are no marinas in the area. Guests can enjoy an array of beach and water sports, including volleyball, windsurfing, snorkeling, use of boogie boards, kayaks, hobie cats and innertubes Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 295
Year Opened: 1984 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Springbreak Break Policy: Must be 18 years of age, cash deposit and the hotel needs to be contacted before arrival. Fee for room safe.
ROOM TYPES
2BD OCEAN FRONT
Two king size beds and sofa bed. Balcony or terrace. Independent living and dining area. Oceanfront views. Newly re-styled for modern comfort.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
2 BEDROOM SUITE FAMILY
Other Amenities -
Kitchen
1 BEDROOM SUITE
One king or two double beds. Sofa bed. Balcony or terrace. Independent living and dining area. Garden or pool views. Newly re-styled for modern comfort.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD ROOM
King or 2 double beds. Garden, pool or ocean-view. Located in either the main building or two towers, Sofa bed which will sleep up to 2 children. Rollaways on request. Newly re-styled for modern comfort.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
3 BEDROOM OCEAN FRONT SUITE
Three king size beds and sofa bed. Balcony or terrace. Independent living and dining area. Oceanfront view. Newly re-styled for modern comfort.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
2 BEDROOM SUITE
Two king size beds and sofa bed. Balcony or terrace. Independent living and dining area. Garden or ocean view. Newly re-styled for modern comfort.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
2 BEDROOM OCEANFRONT FAMILY
Other Amenities -
Kitchen
1BD OCEAN FRONT
One king or two double beds. Sofa bed. Balcony or terrace. Independent living and dining room. Oceanfront views. Newly re-styled for modern comfort.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Marival Resort & Suites features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Marival Resort & Suites:
La Bamba Snacks & Steakhouse - Savor the finest cuts of prime meat at the oceanside steakhouse, and enjoy snacks throughout the day. Dress code: Evening casual.
La Pergola - Redesigned international restaurant with indoor and outdoor patio dining.
Casabella - International cuisine served in a family-oriented restaurant/coffee shop. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with buffet and bar service. Themed dinners every night. No reservations required.
Piazzetta dei Forni - The best brick oven pizza and poolside bar service. Open from 12 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Las Palomas - Authentic Mexican cuisine served a la carte in a charming atmosphere. Open for dinner only. Dress code: Evening casual. Reservations required.
Amalfi - An Italian specialty restaurant with a romantic ambiance with live piano music. Dress code: Evening casual. Reservations required.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Water Aerobics, Bike Tours, Horseshoe Throwing, Gymnasium, Italian Bocce, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Dance Lessons, Kids' Water Park Pool with Pirate Ship, Slides, and Fountains
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly Shows and Theme Nights, and Caesar's Disco features a great ambiance and the best music until 4 a.m. (cover included, fee for drinks)
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The supervised children's program includes such activities as arts and crafts, pool activities, video club with children's movies, outdoor games, painting, mini-disco, mini-Olympics, contests, etc.
Applicable Ages: 4 - 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

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965 Recommend
965 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Marival Resort & Suites to their friends and family



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Mediocre Mexication
Jamie V, Seattle, Washington
Sun Mar 19 19:35:26 EDT 2017
My husband and I just returned from our mexication 2017. We traveled with my in laws and were a group of 12; 7 adults, 5 kids. I should preface this in saying that my first all inclusive experience was at a luxury resort so I may have a tainted view of what a "normal" all inclusive experience should be. Nonetheless, i have stayed in my fair share of hotels and can say that this place was very middle of the road for me. Food - mediocre at best. We ate at the buffet a handful of times (once for dinner and a couple of lunches) and the food was not very fresh and lukewarm. I enjoyed the made to order fajitas at lunch (because it was made to order) and the featured dish in the middle of the buffet (also made to order). There was a fish fish my husband liked, but other than that I wasn't really going up for seconds. There's an outdoor snack bar that was convenient. But I'm pretty sure we saw a bird fly away with a piece of macaroni from the serving dish.... The reservation restaurants were hit or miss. We enjoyed la bamba (must go if you love meat) and la pergola. You can actually have a sit down breakfast at la pergola, which is what we did each morning. The breakfast food was fresh (hello made to order omelets and juice!) and good portions. The portion control at each of the restaurants were good; not like in the US where they stuff you silly. Service - staff were mainly friendly (shout out to Mercedes at la pergola breakfast). The Mexican hospitality really shines here. The only downside, and it's a huge downside,was the timeshare push. Honesty this review would have been a 3.5-4 star had it not been for the person who called our room at 9am on our first full day there asking if we'd be joining the timeshare tour. Drinks - bottled water was plentiful, I assume the beer was modelo, mojitos were hit or miss, but the wine was abysmal! Do yourself a favor and when the nice taxi driver from the airport asks if you want to stop for anything, stop and buy some vino and cervezas. You'll want something good for after dinner if you want to lounge on your balcony. Activities - this resort is great for activities. There was a schedule each day that showed what was going on every hour. Bikes were free to rent if you wanted to venture out (we did a bike ride to bucerias for lunch one day). If you get bored or stir crazy sitting at the pool for hours, there's always something to do. Tons to do for the kids too. Boogie board rentals for the ocean were a hit! Room - we had a room facing the activities pool. It was loud. The room itself was delightful - great comfy bed and pillows. It was a little musty but we kept the ac on low so it wasn't so sticky inside. If you're not VIP or have a bedroom suite, you're unfortunately probably around the loud activities pool. It was fine at night, but hard to take a midday siesta. Amenities - there are 4 pool areas. The kids loved the kids pool and the slides. Towards the end of the week, they migrated towards the bigger pools which was good so the adult could have some water time too. There are bathrooms everywhere, which is great since you're never left trying to find one. Bonus points for keeping them very clean too. The live music in the club lobby was entertaining too. The combination of great weather and great company made for a memorabke trip. Overall, the resort was enjoyable and Nuevo Vallarta is a beautiful community. The food is really my biggest issue. I left yearning for my own home cooked meal (and I don't enjoy cooking.) The majority of the guests here are Canadian, so that might explain why everyone was so friendly! If you're looking for a college "spring break woohoo!" experience, this is not for you. If you're looking for a luxurious romantic honeymoon experience, also not for you. But if you're in a group with kids, definitely give it a shot. There's a little something for everyone.

Great Family Resort
Angie B,
Sun Mar 19 16:11:02 EDT 2017
Just returned from a week at Marival Resort & Suites. Had an amazing time. We are a family of 5 with 3 kids under 8. The resort was very clean and we stayed in the 2 bedroom suite. There were lots of activities for the kids and the food was amazing. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had 3 a la carte dinner booked and our favourite was at Amalfi, the Italian restaurant. Our service was Jose Garcia and he went above and beyond. The kids the loved the little cricket he made out of palm leaves. Spoke to a lot of families while there and many have stayed at the resort multiple times. Before we left, we were already planning our next trip.

For Amy M
roest981, Regina, Canada
Sun Mar 19 13:12:27 EDT 2017
I just have to rant a bit about certain reviews. The reviews that include " no elevator" to our rooms....no "king sized bed"......the "time share sharks". These reviews upset me a lot. My first question to those people would be, did you do any research before you booked? Did you not see the online map of the resort? Did you not know it was a timeshare resort? Did you not read before you booked that room requests are only that...not guarenteed? Have you ever stayed in an all inclusive where the food was better? ( I stayed in an Iberostar in Punta Mita and truly missed the Marival food). Do your research people and do not blame the resort because you were to lazy or more often than not, an entitled idiot. Rant over.

Stayed at this resort from Feb 24 - Mar 03 2017 with my daughter-in-law and granddaughter.
Louise G,
Sun Mar 19 10:27:43 EDT 2017
The stay was a special Christmas present to my daughter-in-law and granddaughter. Other friends with their families were also staying there at that time. I have never written a review before but our experience at this place was so bad I have to report it. Let's start at the beginning. 1. Arrival: before we could even get to our room, we were rudely assaulted by time share folks and I mean rudely. I finally had to state firmly that we were not interested. 2. Room: on entry, the room exuded a chemical smell as if the air conditioner was leaking chemicals. None of us slept well the first night - we had to leave the door opened to get fresh air. When I complained the next day, Front Desk stated we had to stay there one more night. Only through the day time Concierge did we get a new room immediately - why did I have to raise the complaint before anything was done. 3. Maid Service: So our room was great - no more chemical smell. We tip generously when we are in Mexico. However every day I had to ask for more water and sufficient towels for the 3 of us. It just never got better. 4. Friendliness: generally the Mexican staff at hotels during our stays in Mexico (and I've been there many, many time) are very, very friendly. At this hotel, the staff were not happy, at least many of them and it was noticeable. 5. Reserving at a la carte restaurants: was a joke. We were told time and again, sorry all booked up. It was only when we complained to the Concierge that she managed to get us into the a la carte restaurants. When we arrived (and it didn't matter which restaurant), there were many empty tables. My only guess is that they are too short staffed. 6. Last but far from least, in fact, I wouldn't write this review if it wasn't for the fact that the food was simply awful. No matter what restaurant - a la carte or buffet. The food was either average/below average or not edible. At the Mexican a la carte restaurant, we had 8 adults at our table and 6 of us left our entire entree, nibbling at the vegetables but leaving the fish. I highly recommend that you stay clear of this resort. It should be rated a 3 star and priced accordingly.

great vacation !
2009tips, Gatineau, Canada
Sat Mar 18 06:11:52 EDT 2017
This is a very nice hotel. The hotel is clean and the food is excellent ! At the beach, The sunset is right in front for those who loves to take pictures. The entire team (staff) we mean every one are doing an exceptional work and the service is A+ . For those who follow us, you notice the type of hotel we go. But this hotel is not a chain hotel and if you choose this hotel, you will see an have a little more than usual ! There is also amusement for children's. Our room was nice and regardless the one you get, the way it's built you can see the ocean from your balcony. The beach strip is beautiful. There is a low and high tide and the low tide is in the afternoon ! You will have a very very wide beach with no rocks or stones and the sand is hard packed. Now once you're in the water at low tide, you can walk easily one hundred feet + and have water to you waist ! and be 400 hundred feet away from your chair ! It is a shallow area. Yes it is a very nice hotel to go and we will visit again. Thank you very much for your hospitality at the Marival, it was a nice vacation. We were the guess of LB. We had the opportunity to visit the Marival deluxe residences and our review will be posted soon. Thank you Bob and Christine rm 1636



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