Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Marival Resort & Suites


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2018 Exceptional Values
Golf: One Free round of golf (reservations and golf access fee are mandatory; valid through December 16, 2018).
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
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
D. Vloedman
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
Customer Rating: 

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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Rating
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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surprise
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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Adequate at best
DIANE B.
Jun 12 2016
There was only one of the service restaurants out of three open at dinner and breakfast only the buffet was pen for lunch. The elevators broke a couple of times which greatly affected me because I am somewhat disabled. I was unable to go to walk on the beach because they didn't have rails on the stairs and no ramps. Because they only had one restaurant open they had told us there were no reservations available I had to ask for a manager to get seating and both nights there had been plenty of tables available. The handicap facilities were poor, they think all handicap people are only in wheelchairs I use a walker the toilets were all too low
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
One of the best family holidays we’ve had
graeme4321, Southampton, United Kingdom
Thu Jul 19 13:43:26 EDT 2018
We had reasonably high expectations of the Marival Resort and we weren’t disappointed. Our room was great - we hadn’t booked a sea view but you could easily see the sea from our secluded balcony. The staff were excellent, friendly and helpful, especially Julian and Lisset in the Animation Team, Miguel in the gym and Dalia in the lobby bar. The 3 a la carte restaurants were a nice change from the main buffet restaurant with excellent food and service. The Casa Bella main buffet restaurant did a great job in terms of variety and quality of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There were great facilities. Bikes readily available to tour the area or just go into town. A fun Teen Club for our daughter. Great tennis coaching - all included - from Ricci, and a good selection of water sports equipment, again all included. We like to try new places but we’d definitley give serious consideration to going back to the Marival and Nuevo Vallarta

Great Hotel with entertainment
Alan R,
Tue Jul 17 14:36:33 EDT 2018
Had a really grea time ... food is great and their entertainment team is the best. I had a lot of fun with Lupita, Ruben, “Sexy Bryan” , Julian, Lesly, Robetzy, Ivan . I really recommend this hotel if you wanna have fun 🤘🏼

Small getaway
Heidi L,
Tue Jul 17 12:57:35 EDT 2018
We just returned from an adult getaway with other family members and I gave to say I had an amazing time! Yes this resort had children all over the place which I didn’t mind at all. It jus made me miss my kids. Next time they will come with us. We were able to find adult activities and had a blast. All service members were incredible but we were really impressed with Judith from Bar Volare and Jackie from the “gold” members beach restaurant. Both these ladies are amazing ang gave every guest there the best service ever. My group and I continued to visit these two spots everyday to spend fun times with Jackie and Judith. Thanks again for making our time fun and exciting!

Kids Club Leader - Ricardo was awesome with my daughter!
Robin R,
Tue Jul 17 05:17:11 EDT 2018
This is the first time I have ever stayed at in all inclusive hotel. We had an absolutely fabulous time. My daughter loved to going tickets club everyday, she made a special connection with one of the leader -Ricardo who was very attentive to make sure she was engaged and positive, he is someone I would hire in my school to work with kids! Another great thing is that you have the pool and the beach right next to each other so always lots of options. If you go make sure to take advantage of reservations at La Paloma one of the hotels restaurants, great service and delicious food.

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Chela1999, Chicago, Illinois
Mon Jul 16 16:45:31 EDT 2018
Very nice and clean everyone is extremely helpful and food is awesome, a very BIG thank you too Ivan,Ruben,Karaly,Robertzy, Bryan,Julian and last but not less Gino they were very cool and fun to be with made you feel wanted and made all the games and shows excellent experience. My first time going and would do it again and again. My only complaint it Leonardo at the front desk very rude and unprofessional, said a very unnecessary comment and refused to apologize, that would be my only complaint. Thank you again for the great time



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