Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Marival Resort & Suites


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2019 Exceptional Values
Golf: One Free round of golf at Flamingos Golf Course (Restrictions apply: Mandatory reservations and golf access fee additional; valid through December 15, 2019).
Free Weddings: Restrictions apply-see applebeachbrides.com.
Family: Three kids 12 & 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
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
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
DINING
Marival Resort & Suites features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Marival Resort & Suites:
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.
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.
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

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



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
It's not Cancun but we liked it!
BRYAN L.
Aug 01 2018
The only complaint I have the aggressiveness of the people trying to convince you to become a vacation club member. I don't like that they act as though they are giving you an overview of the hotel when in reality it's a set up for a sales pitch. When you say NO they are not happy! I saw them coming in Cancun and was able to walk away but at Marival, they are dressed like the hotel staff and before you know it you are trying to be as nice as possible telling them you are not interested and just want your keys and bracelets to get to your room and begin your vacation.
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DARLENE V.
Feb 21 2018
I hated check-in. They say someone will show you your room, but you have to pay $10 and then say you can get it back in the morning at a 90 min. meeting. We had an appointment to meet the apple rep. for our return trip info. We lost our $. We didn't want to listen to a "vacation club" presentation!! We weren't there for that. Spoiled our first impression
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Nice stay at Marival
WILLIAM W.
Aug 20 2017
Rooms are great, newly updated, cold, nice beds and pillows. Ala carte restaurants were really good, breakfast in restaurant was good, main pool was way too packed and way too many kids. We finally found the adult only pool because we got tired of kids jumping in where we were standing. The pool bars were busy, I wish they had better beer selections. Beach was nice, all staff was great! Overall, it was a nice place to stay.
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Alcohol drinks watered down
ROY K.
Jul 12 2017
The drinks at all locations in the resort were watered down. And the bottles did not contain the brand that was on the bottle. I asked for a shot of rum to confirm and after asking his manager they gave me a shot from behind the bar. Even that was not Bacardi. My wife can only Handel 1 real drink. She was drinking over 7 drinks and never felt it. This was the only issue we had with the vacation.
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KATHLEEN S.
Jun 30 2017
This is the 4th time I have gone to Mexico. The 1st 2 times I went to Cancun and we used Apple Vacations. I was highly impressed. The 3rd time I went to Cabo San Lucas with family and did not make the travel/hotel arrangements and was not impressed. When I booked this trip I knew I wanted to use Apple Vacations. I was disappointed that it was rated a 5 star hotel. Not sure if I will use Apple Vacations again.
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A solid 4 star hotel
ROBERT B.
Jun 21 2017
A solid 4 star hotel with better than average food for an all inclusive and good beaches and pools for the kids.
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great for families
MARIA G.
Apr 13 2017
This resort is great for kids and family , the rooms are very nice and clean . Food was ok the breakfast was the best , pizza wa great but really you don't want to eat pizza everyday, buffet was not good at all . The best part is the facility very clean , great kids pool . I will love to go back but I do suggest they work on the buffet to be better .
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marival /please forward to hotel
KATHLENE O.
Feb 08 2017
we did not like the persistence of the RCI person we were handled over to when we checked in. we did not know they were an RCI or we would have asked to skip them. It would be great if the hotel could have a non smoking section on the beach. people were close to us & we constantly had smoke in our direction & did not want to move because we wanted the shade. very thankful they kept Miguel for the yoga classes.
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CHANCY C.
Jan 27 2017
Our room kept falling apart, toilet paper holder fell off the wall, door below the sink fell off and landed on my foot and my moms room the sink faucet kept falling out of the wall. Also did not like that you didn't have much privacy with the glass doors for our toilet area. I also wished there was beers stocked in our refrigerator every day like other places I have stayed at in Mexico.
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Marival Suites, PV
MICHAEL N.
Jan 06 2017
I could write a long detailed review of The Marival, but in short it is a mixed bag. There's a lot of other things that your survey does not cover that might drag their rating down a bit. It's a very nice place, but it has its problems.
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JOHN B.
Oct 25 2016
boy did I get a surprise when I arrived been here before not at all what I expected. before you book I would shop around . not the worst but there are so many better in Puerto vallarta
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
The Volleyball Team
viivimirette,
Wed Jan 16 06:06:58 EST 2019
We were in Marival Resort & Suites last December and WE ABSOLUTELY LOVED EVERY SECOND THERE! I think we all cried a little when we had to leave home... We played two weeks beach volley there everyday, and the Animation Team was amazing! Julian and Ruben played with us everyday. We lost Finland vs. Mexico volleyball game, but that's okay because we are going to win them next time!! Shows were absolutely fantastic, our favourite was the Pirate show! The Italian restaurant had amazing food. We have traveled a lot among the family, but this was definitely the best vacation ever! We would like to thank Julian, Ruben, Ivan, Carlos, Leo and Lupita. Special thanks to Julian and Ruben, you made our holiday unforgettable!

Awesome resort
VernT_11, Ste. Rose du Lac, Canada
Tue Jan 15 14:03:17 EST 2019
We went to the Marival resort in Nuevo Vallarta Jan. 7 to the 14, 2019. In a nut shell this place was fantastic. We stayed on the Grande side. Rooms are very nice, clean, but only double beds not queens. The food there was some of the best food that we’ve experienced at any all inclusive that we’ve been at. The pools are heated. A small water slide area for the kids. An adult pool, hot tubs. Beach is really nice. Our four grandkids loved it there. They’ve got kids clubs, teen clubs, great activities for everyone, and some very good evening shows. When you get there, just say no to the “membership” breakfast. Would I go back there? Answer- in a heart beat. The food is probably the best part of this place. Ya know what, it’s all very good. A mention of Pedro, Gilberto, Guillermo, Alberto, and Daniella. All these people went out of their way to make our stay a little bit nicer.

Destination wedding
mspv2019,
Tue Jan 15 08:53:59 EST 2019
Overall the resort was well kept. The food was good. The staff were excellent from Laura at registration, Carlos in the Buffet restaurant and staff at the beach (cannot remember his name). There were four restaurants where booking was required, we were able to book in 3 of them, one La Bamba (steak restaurant) was fully booked for the whole week. This was a little disappointing.

Las Paloma’s - Mariel resort and suites
Analisamax,
Mon Jan 14 16:11:37 EST 2019
If you stay at the Marivel resort and suites Marco from Las Paloma’s restaurant was incredible! We ordered the “Mexican coffee” for desert and he put on an amazing show! Thank you for the great service! Please visit!

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MelArb,
Mon Jan 14 08:12:28 EST 2019
Service was amazing. Irving serving around the beach and pool was the BEST. Recived our drinks quickly and was so friendly. Beach was so nice, no seaweed. Food at the restaurants was very good. Most of all the staff was amazing.



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