Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta


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Unlimited-Luxury®   All Inclusive    

Golden Apple Award Winner, 2013
Crystal Award Winner: Best Staff and Service in Mexico, 2014

Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Unlimited Connectivity:
Free calling to US and Canada; Free WiFi throughout the resort and more. Apple Exclusive: Free non-stop transfers.
Golf: One complimentary round of golf per adult, per day. Transportation to and from golf course not included. Additional cart, premium tee time fees or other fees apply. Check with concierge for availability & golf course information. Restrictions apply.
Free Symbolic Weddings: Receive the Your Moments Wedding Package complimentary when booking a minimum of 7 nights in the required room category or higher. Restrictions apply - see applebeachbrides.com.
Honeymoon: Receive the Do Not Disturb Honeymoon Package complimentary. This package is complimentary when you book the Junior Suite Swim-Out or higher accommodations category for a minimum of 7 nights (restrictions apply*).
Family: Two kids 12 and under Stay, Play, and Eat Free during select dates. Restrictions apply.

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta welcomes couples, singles, and families to an Unlimited-Luxury® escape with luxurious amenities, lavish accommodations, and pristine facilities. The resort is perfectly situated on a golden sand beach with infinite views of the sapphire waters of the Banderas Bay.

Each spacious suite features contemporary decor, 24-hour room service, daily refreshed minibar, turn-down service, and more. If you desire an even higher level of luxury, the Preferred Club is for you. Enjoy an upgraded suite, special concierge service, Preferred status, and amenities including access to private Preferred Club pool (adults only) with Bali beds, upgraded minibar service, and access to the private Preferred Club lounge offering daily continental breakfast service, afternoon hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, complimentary computer access, and more.

The kids can let loose in the Explorer's Club for children, ages 3-12 years old. The Core Zone Teens Club is for teenagers 13-17 and features daily activities, nightly entertainment, and a wide array of sports and games.

Enjoy eight reservation-free gourmet restaurants and four lively bars and lounges. As part of the privileges of Unlimited-Luxury®, guests of Now Amber Puerto Vallarta have the chance to Sip, Savor & See at Dreams Villamagna, as well as adult guests at Secrets Vallarta Bay. Enjoy dinner and live entertainment at neighboring resorts from 6p to 1a (transportation not included).

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property is Rainforest Alliance Verified and holds the Distintivo H award for offering healthy, high-quality food options to guests while also preparing each meal within federal guidelines.

Find out more about Now Resorts & Spas. Learn more about Puerto Vallarta.

*Please contact wedding coordinator at the resort at least 30 days in advance to confirm date availability. Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Prices and package subject to change without notice. This package cannot be combined with the Your Moments Wedding Package and cannot be deducted when purchasing other packages. Package is only applicable to couples staying within three months of their wedding date. Couple must present a copy of their wedding invitation or marriage certificate at the time of check-in.
HOTEL LOCATION
Located just minutes from the Malecon in downtown Puerto Vallarta.
Address: NO. 164 DAVID ALFARO SIQUEIROS
PUERTO VALLARTA
JAL

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-322-226-2
Fax: 52-1-322-226-2835
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 3

Swim-up Bar
Three outdoor pools and a whirlpool
Golf: NEARBY
Seven world-class courses
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Fee required
Water Sports on Site
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
This all-suite resort features spectacular ocean views, in addition to ground floor suites with direct swim-out access to a pool from a private terrace. Beach: Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 327
Year Opened: 2012 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
ROOM TYPES
JRS GARDEN SWIMOUT PREF CLUB
One king or two double beds. Private terrace with direct access to pool. These Suites are located on the ground floor. 622.36 sq. ft.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN VIEW PRESIDENTIAL
1808 sq. ft., King bed, Living area, Home theater with 40" plasma TV & personal bar, Telescope, Walk-in closet, bathroom with ocean-view bath, Private plunge pool with solarium, Kitchenette, Worktable with PC & fax machine.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
One king or two double beds and balcony. Ocean view. These Suites are located between 3rd & 15th floor. 582.65 sq. ft.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
MASTER OCEAN FRONT PREF CLUB
1230 sq. ft., King bed, Garden or ocean-view denpending on the floor, Living area, Solarium, Oceant front view, Mini-bar (refreshed daily), Turndown service, Bathroom with jacuzzi, Electronic key, 24-hour room service, Bathrobes & slippers, Ipod dock.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
MASTER GARDEN SWMOUT PREF CLUB
King bed. Separate living area and solarium with direct access to one of the pools that flows to each private patio. These Suites are located at a preferred location. 1230.57 sq. ft.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE GARDEN VW SWIMOUT
One king or two double beds and terrace with direct pool access. These Suites are located on the ground floor. 582.65 sq. ft.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN PREF CLUB
One king or two double beds. Private terrace with Jacuzzi. Ocean view. These Suites are located between 4th & 7th floor. 622.36 sq. ft.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE GARDEN PREF CLUB
One king or two double beds. Private terrace with Jacuzzi. Garden view. These Suites are located between 2nd & 4th floor. 622.36 sq. ft.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
MASTER OCEANFRONT SWIMOUT CLUB
1230 sq. ft., King bed, Living area, Solarium with direct access to one of the pools, Ocean front view, Mini-bar (refreshed daily), Turndown service, Bathroom with jacuzzi, Electronic key, 24-hour room service, Bathrobes & slippers, Ipod dock, Scale.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Now Amber Puerto Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-5 bars are also available.
There are 7 Restaurants at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta:
Capers - Specializing in gourmet a la carte Italian specialties. Air-conditioned with outdoor seating available. Dinner Only Dress Code: Casual Elegance
Castaways - International grilled specialties for lunch (seasonal) Mediterranean style cuisine where Sea Food is the STAR. Open for lunch 11 am - 5 pm (seasonal) and dinner 6:30-11pm. Approximate seating capacity - 94 pax. Casual dress code
Himitsu - A fusion of Pan-Asian delicacies exclusive experience for adults only. Open for dinner from 6pm to 11pm. Dress Code: Casual Elegance. Approximate seating capacity is 128 guests.
Carnival - Buffet style with 5 different stations every day serving a variety of Mexican and international specialties. Approximate seating capacity - 420 pax. Open for breakfast 7-11 am, lunch 12:30-3 pm and dinner 6:30-10 pm. Casual dress code.
Tamarindo - Serving authentic Mexican and local favorites with a gourmet style. Kis's friendly venue. Open for dinner from 6pm to 11pm. Dress Code: Casual Eleganc. Approximate seating capacity is 136 guests.
Coco Cafe - Fresh made coffee, pastries and sandwiches served daily.
Barefoot Grill - Burgers and hot dogs served beach side. Lunch only.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Aqua-aerobics, Badminton, Beach Volleyball, Beach Soccer, Board Games, Boogie Boarding, Euro-bungee, Hobie Cats, Water Trampoline, Tennis, Snorkeling, Yoga.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Big-Screen Movies (on the beach), Live Music, Dancing, & Entertainment
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The Explorer's Club- Open from 9am to 10pm. Kids will enjoy: Spanish Lessons, Face Painting, Playground Area, Xbox, Arts & Crafts and much, much more!
Applicable Ages: 3 to 12 years old

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Core Zone Teens Club- Ages 13-17. Open from 9am to 12 midnight. Daily activities and vast array of sports & games, nightly social events.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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1377 Recommend
1377 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Now Amber Puerto Vallarta to their friends and family
TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
For the price, you would expect better
KimberleeB1965, Edmonton, Canada
Mon Mar 20 17:50:19 EDT 2017
I went to surprise my parents who were staying at the adult only side of the hotel (Secrets) and that was successful but as for the hotel experience on our side (Now Amber), I didn't find it that great for the price that I paid. The ala carte restaurants were okay. I think the best one was the Japanese grill (adults only). We were at our lunch buffet and ordered ice cream. It took over 20 minutes and it was melted when it arrived. I guess that they had to go to the restaurant at the beach area to get it. Really, at a family resort and they don't have ice cream at each restaurant? Maybe a self-serve machine for lunch time. Also, we are in Mexico and especially at the Mexican buffet night and there was no salsa or guacamole to be found. During the day we had to ask for it each time. There were lots of uneven ground and a pier plank area at the front entrance to take great sunset photos, but also something to trip up (as I did the first night). The balconies were tiny. There wasn't any place to hang your wet bathing suits. They had a clothes line in the shower area but ours was broken. The toilet stall area was so tiny that I had to lean against the wall and step over the toilet to get out of the stall (in our room). The one good thing was the safe was at eye level, not on the floor level. The maid/housekeeping came 4 out of 7 days after 4:30 pm. We were already back in the room to get ready and now they were coming to clean our room, with us there. Then the turn down service maid was coming at 6 pm and we hadn't left the room yet for dinner. There wasn't any social gathering place as there is only one bar in each lobby with chair and tables just for your group of family/friends, therefore, we just sat at the bar (that only had 6 chairs). I went to a fruit carving demonstration (from the entertainment staff) which was good, but then I never saw any carved fruit displayed in the restaurants. The buffet wasn't very good for the dinners at either hotel. They had 2 people walking around with a hawk to scare the pigeons and other birds away but they just moved to another area or flew past the hawks...not very productive.

Relaxing and beautiful view
Teresa K,
Mon Mar 20 17:21:11 EDT 2017
We loved our stay over spring break. Our room was wonderful and all the staff were very nice and cheerful. We stayed on the 12 th floor and the view was breath taking! The food was spectacular and we loved having a different experience at the Japanese, French, Italian and seafood restaurants. We ran out of time to try the authentic Mexican. We will have to go back and try it!

Spring Break at Now Amber, PV
diw00d, West Vancouver, Canada
Mon Mar 20 16:46:40 EDT 2017
I was a little nervous after reading a few reviews and never going to Puerto Vallarta. Our room was very clean and ideally located. We were in the preferred building as I booked through West Jet Vacations. Although it doesn't matter much, it was really nice to have the amenities in that building and it was close to the pool. The drinks are what you would expect at an all inclusive but you can buy nice wine if you prefer it. The restaurants were very good. We enjoyed the Italian restaurant Capers (the sommelier is excellent and our favourite waiter was Sergio) and the Castaways restaurant for lunch. My kids ate at Carnival whenever they could, they loved all the choices. I wasn't too clear on the tipping but you should tip the staff at the bar and restaurants. They are lovely and so many people demand great service but don't give a tip after being taken care of all day. The spirit team around the hotel that lead some games and fitness are just great. They are fun and energetic and the activities are only for an hour or so and varied so it doesn't get too irritating. It is very clean there. Because Mexico is humid, the rooms can have a bit of a moist smell but you can air it out and we brought essential oils and our yoga spray. We didn't really need it but I was glad we did because it just made the room fresher. Honestly, the staff are so kind that it relaxes you. My kids didn't want to leave the resort. It is right on the beach which is not as nice as the Mayan Rivera but it's pretty nice - you don't feel like you wish you were elsewhere. Down at the 'local' end of the beach it is sandy right into the water and that is where you want to swim. It has small rocks at the water at Now Amber. One thing I was grateful for was a place right next to the hotel called Healing Hands. It offered massages for $20.00 - $25.00 US and they were fantasticBecause I had my kids with me, I didn't go over to the Secrets side except to go to the gym which was great. It is about a five dollar cab ride into town and we found some great little restaurants and stores in the Zona Romantica. I didn't like the busy Malecon too much but that is just me. We had a great beach dinner at La Palapa. Had a lovely dinner at The Iguana at Casa Kimberly. We also went to Pipe's with kids and it was really fun. It's an iconic place with a lot of energy.

Great room/Facilities, service/food average
TWH24, Chicago, Illinois
Sun Mar 19 19:53:21 EDT 2017
Had a great stay, besides the beach being more stone than sand the facilities were great. Pools, rooms were clean and well taken care of. Everything you would expect from a resort of this tier. However, food was below average in my opinion. The Bordeaux Restaurant on the Secrets side was the only one we found to match the quality of the facilities. If you eat at the buffet, stick to the food that is prepared "while you wait". Fast snack food during the day at barefoot grill was like eating hamburgers and hotdogs that you pulled out of a warmer from a gas station. Service was average. Some staff friendly, but most of the time, I didn't feel they were going out of their way to help you. I felt like there were more staff asking your room number to make sure you were on the right side of the resort vs asking you if they could get you drink.

Fitness center needs attention but Manuel on the beach rocks!
Adrews16, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sun Mar 19 14:57:20 EDT 2017
The resort is clean and very well maintained except for the fitness center. Treadmills had loose belts and there was a huge bump in the floor mat which you could easily trip on if not paying attention. If you are staying on the Now Amber side and make a reservation for Oceana (on the secrets side) know that it's really NOT a reservation. When we showed up for dinner they told us we would have an 1 1/2 hour wait (even though there were empty tables!). The restaurant manager, Jose, was able to rectify the situation and we were able to enjoy a very delicious meal. The best part of our entire stay was our beach / pool waiter, Manuel Bugarel. We had a large group we were traveling with and he knew all of our drinks and made sure we were never without a drink. He even brought us chips and guac without asking in the afternoon. I had ordered a margarita from the bar one day that wasn't good. I told Manuel that I was disappointed with it and he said he would make a special one and sure enough... I got the best margarita I ever had. He even told the waiter that would be covering his area on his day off that we liked good service and we were happily greeted by Paco the next day who brought great margaritas and gave us good service! My tip is to seek out Manuel's area because he is the hardest working waiter at the pool and beach.



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