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
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
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
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:
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.
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
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
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Nothing NOW about Now Amber
Davena L, Indianapolis
Wed Aug 16 21:35:19 EDT 2017
Where do I start. The room was musty and mildew smelling. They blame it on the humidity of the city, but after going through three other rooms, we found one that was not mildew and musty. My sheets were dirty. One night I had a blood stain on my sheet, called at 10:45pm and the made arrived at 12:15am. The food is good, the front desk staff is AMAZING. I absolutely love the bartenders but Now Amber is definitely not the 5 star that RCI gave it. You will have to have a humidifier in your room, better ask for two to rid your room of the humidity. We asked the maid staff to empty the humidifiers and she came, but dumped the water in the bath tub. The humidifiers fill up quickly so after awhile, we had to learn to empty them ourselves. The fridges are never stocked. The entertainment is not the best! We went to the spa and money was taken out of my mother's locker. I love Sergio, Luis,and Eduardo (by way of Cali and several other cities), but this was a bad intro to our first time in Puerto Vallarta.

Excellente!!! Best vacation ever!
Apryl L,
Wed Aug 16 17:31:25 EDT 2017
We had an amazing vacation from beginning to end. We were traveling with my dad, step mom and my 8yr old son and celebrating mine and my dads birthday. We arrived on a Saturday after traveling on a 6am flight from NYC. The staff was very welcoming, warm, friendly and accommodating. We checked in with ease and convenience and were able to wait for our rooms in the open space lobby where we were offered beverages and given info on the fastest snack/meal we could get. We met Felipe in the lobby who offered us deals we could get on several activities. We had some trouble getting to the resort and Felipe helped with trying to resolved it. It was nice being greeted by him during our stay there. There were several other staff member in the reception team that went above and beyond. MariCruz ( MariLuz) aided us in booking our spa appointment and made sure we had everything we could possibly need. The one resort employee that went way above and beyond was Leonardo (Leo) from the unlimited vacation club. He took care of my parents from beginning to end. My stepmom misplaced her glasses at some point and although they were never recovered Leo made sure the entire staff was on alert if they turned up, he even let her borrow his reading glasses as well as purchased an otc pair to help her get around during our stay. Anything we required during our stay we knew we could call Leo, a very hard working, honest, genuine person. Leo also went on a sunset cruise with us to ensure we got around and seemed to enjoy the time with my family. Leo made sure we got the most of out trip, my son would even spot him at the resort and shout out his name. We will never forget this vacation and have a lot to thank him for, we will definitely be back. Neil and Mario from the resort also made sure we were always having a great time and had everything we needed. The entertainment staff was amazing and by the end of the trip knew my father by name or as "superman". Despite the passing showers and storm that seem to come at the same time every evening there were always activities to do. We saw a comedy show in the amphitheater, we also caught the light show by the pool and the fire show near the main lobby. The pool was our favorite and although we sometimes had to get up early to claim our spot on the days that we didn't we could always manage a spot. The barefoot grill at the pool is very convenient for kids who love being poolside all day, the chefs on the grill were great and always willing to cook something they were out of. I asked for guacamole one time and they were out only to have the chef himself come hand deliver it to me poolside. We took a boat ride to Yelapa and snorkeled and kayaked through Vallarta Adventures which was also a great experience and went on a tequila tasting tour. The hotel rooms were amazing, on one side we had the beach view and as we walked out of the room we enjoyed a view of the town and mountains. The rooms were very spacious and clean, absolutely no complaints. The restaurants were all amazing, Tamarindo was our favorite. We did not like the fact that we were not allowed to dine inside at the Asian restaurant because we had a kid with us, not very friendly at all. My son made so many friends at the pool and explorers club. He teared up on the way to the airport because he did not want to leave. (fyi, explorers club pager doesn't not work at secrets or the spa) Otherwise, this was an excellent vacation. We would definitely recommend this resort!!! Thank you Leo and the entire Now Amber team, we will be back! --the Lopez family (Mario, Margie, Apryl and Aurum)

Now Amber - AMAZING!
lkmarshik, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wed Aug 16 09:59:45 EDT 2017
We stayed at Now Amber for our honeymoon 8/7-8/14. We were a little nervous because August is part of the rainy season in Mexico, but we had amazing weather! It was sunny hot, and humid during the day- perfect for laying out by the pool, swimming in the pools, and enjoying the swim up bar! And when it would rain, it would start around 6pm and go into the night and be done by the time we woke up. We cannot say enough about the staff at Now Amber. They were all so nice and accommodating! The resort has so much to offer- several restaurants (including a buffet) and bars. There is a cute coffee shop with amazing coffee. They have shows every night. There are four pools (including one swim up pool) on the resort. My husband and I did go over to the Secrets side (next door) to use their swim up bar a few times, as that is an adults only. The fitness center is large, which an area for weights, cardio machines, weight lifting machines, and an open area for yoga, stretching, or cardio workouts. There are several gift shops between Now Amber and Secrets (including an ATM which was nice!). The resort is about a 10-15 minute ride from the airport and about 10-15 minutes from downtown. There was never a time that we felt unsafe on the resort. We had a great time and would recommend this resort to others!

More pros than cons. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip!
Stresslessness, Kitchener
Wed Aug 16 08:50:36 EDT 2017
We love Mexico and continue to book our vacations there. We have stayed in many all-inclusive Hotels, and Now Amber is one of the top. I would rate the hotel above the Riu chains that we have stayed at. It is a smaller hotel and resort than we have ever been to, and we were told that it is 6 years old this year. We liked the fact that it was only a 15 minute drive to our hotel from the airport. If going in the summer, remember, it is hot, hot, hot! We had booked with AirTransat and were put in a taxi from the airport. Due to this fact, unlike other stays in Mexico, we didn't get a rundown of the resort, or other important information. We were winging it the whole week with having to keep bothering the front desk with questions, and had to call a number to find out when to get picked up at the end of our stay to go back to the airport. There was no Air Transat Rep at the hotel at all, even though we were told that there would be. Upon arrival to Now Amber, we noticed right away that we didn't need wristbands. We were a family of 4, 3 adults,( one 19 yr old, and 16 yr old). This created some problems for restaurants as some were for adults only, so we had to divide and conquer so all the adults could experience them throughout our week stay. We arrived at about 1 pm and waited until 3:30 to go to our rooms. An employee nabbed us right after check in at the counter, and told us she would give us a rundown of the hotel. She seemed eager to 'help us,' but we soon learned it was all about giving us 'free' coupons for services that you would then have to pay on top of. Things like massages, they quoted upwards of $200.00, but only $100 with the coupon...insane prices!!! She then tried to talk us into 'an information meeting' the following day, which we saw through as a Time Share, and when we called her on it, her demeanor changed right away and she wasn't so friendly anymore...lol...she got my husband to sign a form, which I told him to read first, but it was all in Spanish. It showed different credit card options. We told her we didn't want to sign it, but she said, "No, you need to sign, but nothing gets charged." I still have no clue what it was all about, and we will question any charges to our card if anything seems suspicious. We had asked for 2 rooms close together, but we were put on different floors. We did get nice ocean views, and were put away from the elevators as requested. The rooms are breathtaking and decorated nicely. My husband's and my room had lots of black hair in the Jacuzzi tub, and we called housekeeping right away, who took care of it within 15 minutes. There was also black hairs on the bed duvet. Our children's room had 2 pocket lights out in the main bathroom area, which also got resolved pretty quickly. Loved the full sized bottles of shampoo, body wash and body lotion. Always refilled as needed, same with towels, and bar fridge. I brought my own hair dryer which I would recommend as the power of theirs wasn't good at all. Room service food is wonderful and presented nicely, just takes awhile to arrive. Up to an hour or more so order sooner than later. The biggest downside to our trip was the beach. So rocky and a very small area of sand. The rocks really hurt your feet. We had read in prior reviews about getting water shoes, but then thought it couldn't be that bad. Its bad...they are not stones, but thousands of rocks! We also did not like the vendors disregarding the rope lines and hovering right above you every few minutes while you were sunbathing, trying to make a sale. What a turn off. We spent the rest of the week poolside. Make sure to get your chairs poolside asap! They go fast, especially under the umbrellas as it is extremely hot. Also, unless you put a bag or shoes on the chairs with your towels, staff will come around and take towels off of chairs, even if you are just in the pool, or doing poolside activities that they encourage you to do! That's no reason to lose your chair. Hugo was a fantastic poolside server! Genuinely nice and would try to get to know us. Spot on! There was one other main server who was pretty inattentive, or would only ask if we wanted drinks when my husband was with me, but if I was alone, he would bypass me. Well, considering that I held the tip money; his loss, Hugo's gain. ***Mario was the best activities co-ordinator! The best! He was always cheerful and got people involved, which broke up the day and made it really enjoyable. His energy was contagious, and you could tell that he not only loved his job, but was very good at it. We had the best time, because of him. The day he was off, we noticed a huge difference right away to the activities and the duration of them.; just not the same. Shout out to Mario! Mario! Mario!!!!!!*** *Make sure men to pack long pants for some of the restaurants. Some men wore jeans and running shoes and got in. We saw many men turned away who had nice shirts and dress shorts, but yet women with old, cut off, jean shorts, or one lady wore pajama pants, were allowed to go inside. Not okay to have different standards. The French restaurant on the Secrets side, the Bordeaux(?), was terrific. I went one night with my eldest, and the service and food was fantastic, and the next night with my husband. Funny thing was, with my husband, the portions were smaller for the same food than the night before, and the service took twice as long. Also, we were not given many of the drinks we ordered, and had to reorder. Even with some air conditioning, most restaurants were very hot and muggy. Dress very light if going in August! It rained all but one day, but only at night and for a very short duration. Service varies from day to day as well as consistency of same drinks. Some days really watered down, some days, amazing. We went into town one day, but really wanted to skip the excursions and just relax. One couple we met did a hiking excursion and she got eaten alive by mosquitos, even after spraying with a deet spray, and she went to see the hotel doctor. We only got a few bites poolside, more towards late afternoon. The shops in the hotel for jewellery, clothes, souvenirs are way overpriced so don't waste your money. Bring lots of your own suntan lotion, meds and such as the prices in the hotel are ridiculous! We felt very safe at this resort, and had no real issues at all. Night performances were amazing and professionally done. We really enjoyed them. Overall, besides some little things, which overall are just that, 'little things,' we loved Now Amber, and would definitely return.

Relaxing Team
j0hnmmurphy, Round Rock, Texas
Wed Aug 16 06:02:51 EDT 2017
I cannot say enough to really praise this hotel. Large rooms, immaculately clean, amazing food. Yes the beach is rocky as you enter the water, they are round pebbles and do not hurt the feet so was not really a problem for me. The entertainment team really do go the extra mile. Canelo on the entertainment team was truly the making of the holiday. he is very professional and courteous and could not do more for all the people. Full of honest facts and recommendations, has an endless supply of energy and he really cares about the guests and does everything he can to make sure your vacation is the best ever.



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