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The upscale Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta Resort is located on the Bahia de Banderas, one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in Riviera Nayarit. This all-inclusive resort is just minutes from the Riviera Nayarit shopping center and the best stores and restaurants in the city.

Recently upgraded facilities include a brand new patio area surrounding the pools for guests to soak up sun, as well as a new fitness center and new Las Olas pool bar. Guests will enjoy exclusive services including butler service in the adult pool, continental breakfast in the Lounge, concierge service in the lobby, and more.

Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta Resort has four restaurants (one for Royal Club guests only) with unlimited reservations that offer the best in local and international cuisine, and three bars featuring tropical libations. Partake in a host of non-motorized watersports, including windsurfing, sailing, and kayaking, along with daily poolside activities. At night, don't miss the live entertainment and staff shows.

For the ultimate in luxury and service, upgrade to the Royal Club and enjoy exclusive amenities including a private restaurant and bar, 24-hour room service, concierge service, and free internet kiosks.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2014

Exceptional Values!
Honeymooners: Fruit platter, bottle of sparkling wine, continental breakfast in bed once per stay, and 10% discount on spa treatments (min. 3 night stay; restrictions apply).
Family: 1st Child (12 & under) is free when sharing room with 1 or more paying adults (valid 5/1-6/30; 9/1-12/22/16)

Find more information about Occidental Hotels & Resorts.

Learn more about Riviera Nayarit.
The resort is located in Nuevo Vallarta, 7.5 miles north of Puerto Vallarta Airport and 12.5 miles from downtown.

Local Phone: 011-52-322-226-9
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-858-2258
Fax: 011-52-297-0082
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (Across the street.)
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
There is the main swimming pool for adults and an additional pool for children.
Los Flamingos - 15 minute taxi ride.
Los Flamingos is a par 72, 18-hole course designed by Percy Clifford, located 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. It is a very rough course with seasonal winds and many water traps.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Shuffle Board.
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
The Occidental is a modern seven-story resort with a distinctive Mexican flavor and 292 individually-controlled air-conditioned rooms. This All-Inclusive beachfront resort is the perfect setting for colorful days and romantic sunsets. Unlimited restaurant reservations, fresh fruit and ice cream twice a day at the pool, 24-hour concierge, continental breakfast at the Louge, turn down service, waiter service at the beach and adult pool, and valet parking. Beach: The hotel is on one of the best and most beautiful stretches of beach in Nuevo Vallarta. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 294
Year Opened: 1992 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
Springbreak Policy: Must be 18yrs and a deposit is required. This resort is a non-smoking hotel - smoking is prohibited in public areas and rooms.
Deluxe guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, and stunning ocean views. Room also features exclusive daytime concierge access, upgraded amenities, a minibar, and more.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Romantic guestroom iocated on one of the first five floors includes one king bed and remarkable ocean views. Room also features a minibar, special services, and upgraded romantic amenities, such as breakfast in bed, a couples massage, and much more.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Spacious guestroom features one king size bed or two double beds, ocean views, and upgraded amenities. Enjoy Royal Club luxuries including concierge service, and private lounge, beach area, and restaurant access.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, an intimate sitting area, and beautiful ocean views. Room also includes a private bathroom with a shower, an electronic safe, and more.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, modern decor, and an intimate sitting area. Room also features a private bathroom with a shower, an eletronic safe, and more.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Room Safe

Additional charge for internet.
Cribs are available on request.
Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 4 Restaurants at Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta:
Snack Bar - Open daily from 12 noon to 4pm and 11pm to 1:30am.
El Caruso Restaurant - An Italian a la carte restaurant, four seatings are available. Children under six are not permitted. Men are required to wear dress shirts and long pants. Guest can use one per stay. Reservations need to made one day in advance from 10am-12 noon.
La Troje - A Mexican a la carte restaurant, two seatings at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm, guests can use once per stay. Reservations need to made one day in advance from 10am to 12 noon.
Topacio - Open air buffet operating three times a day, casual dress (no swimsuits).
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Full Activities Program hosted by recreation staff in a variety of languages.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Shows, Nightly Entertainment.
The Kids Club is available from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. offering an array of activities designed especially for children.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

Mini disco from 8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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384 Recommend
384 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta to their friends and family

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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Fantastic Week at the Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta
G2807JBkarena, Calgary
Wed Aug 17 15:27:08 EDT 2016
A beautiful beach that stretches for miles, clean, comfortable rooms, good food and friendly staff have kept us coming to the Occidental Grand for the past four years. Jesus R. and Erik must see thousands of guests every year, yet when they saw us in the buffet, they recognized us, greeted us warmly, and offered the same excellent service we've come to expect from the staff at the Occidental Grand. The buffet offers lots of choices. You can eat healthy with lots of fresh fruit, veggies and seafood, or you can indulge in pizza, pasta, and yummy deserts. August is turtle nesting season. Every morning and evening, we walked along the endless stretch of beach. If we were lucky - and we were - we caught a glimpse of a mama turtle laying her eggs. Our group ranged in age from 11 to 62 years of age. In past years we've even brought our 88 year old parents. There's lots to do for all ages at the resort and in the surrounding area. Puerto Vallarta is a short cab ride away. There are many little towns nearby, and you can usually negotiate with the cab drivers to take you for a drive around the area. Nothing is perfect. The water is warm, but murkier than it is in many tropical destinations due to the nearby river flowing into the Banderas Bay. The bar tending is somewhat inconsistent but everyone is willing to please, and will remake a drink if you ask nicely. We happily recommend the Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta to our friends, and would stay there again if heading to this area. We would also consider staying at an Occidental hotel in another destination due to our experience here. More>

Fantastic trip because of the wait staff and bartenders!
GinaG88, Los Angeles, California
Tue Aug 16 21:04:52 EDT 2016
I booked this trip for my husband and I at the very last minute. We were looking for something at the beach and all inclusive. We definitely got it! So here are the pros and cons. Cons: This hotel overall was good but not great and I'm referring to the actual hotel not the staff. It was only good because when we arrived 1 out of 3 elevators was down during our summer stay. Midway through our stay another elevator was having issues and didn't seem to be working like it should. Our room was nice but when we arrived the safe was locked and we requested it to be reset so that we could use it. It took about an hour to have someone come and fix it. The tiles on the floor in our room were cracked, missing pieces and loose. At the beginning of our stay we discovered that the roof was being worked on and the smell was lingering near our room. Midway through our stay we received a letter letting us know that the building was going to be painted. That would have been nice to know ahead of time instead of after we arrived. Pros: The hotel offers a basic all inclusive package but they also offer a royal package which is an upgrade for the all inclusive. I recommend it because the food is much better quality and taste. You also receive top shelf liquor (only in the lounge bar) with the royal package and you get to relax in the covered cabanas on the beach and have food and drinks brought out to you. SOOOOO NICE! All of the wait staff and bartenders are awesome. Ricardo and David in the lounge bar (at night) are by far some of the best and they were our favorites! The food and drinks were so yummy we are still talking about it. Also in the lounge bar dining area (for breakfast) Guadalupe and Adriana were amazing. Thank you all because of you we really enjoyed our stay and last minute vacation. If I could recommend just one thing about this hotel it would be to get the royal package because it is soooo worth it! Best all inclusive food we've ever had! More>

Happy Vacation
Maggie S,
Mon Aug 15 20:49:13 EDT 2016
We loved, everything about this Resort. The staff very nice. we have a picky eater, and they were always willing to please my son of 7yrs old. Very clean. The food is so delicious...The bartenders are fun, we loved the nightly shows, we would highly recommend this Resort occidental Grand Nuevo vallarta. More>

Outstanding Service
mcraven210, Elbert, Colorado
Mon Aug 15 10:27:56 EDT 2016
We had a great time at the Occidental. Erik(Eddie) was our buffet waiter did an outstanding job. We asked to sit in his section when we were there. He remembered our name and what we liked to drink. We enjoyed the hotel and its amenities. Our only complains were the beds were to firm for our tastes and you could hear the noise coming from the hallways when people would come and go from there rooms. More>

Good times
mattdre27, Kirkland, Washington
Sun Aug 14 17:24:19 EDT 2016
The best part about staying at this resort is the staffs. They are wonderful and friendly people who are very inviting and fun to be around. Overall I did feel like this resort was more oriented towards families due to the relaxing environment. The bartender, Carlos Flores from the Olas Bar was a cool guy and provided good service. Unfortunately, the resort may be a little far from downtown, but it is definitely worth making a trip to the nightclubs there. The beach is nice, food is delicious, especially the crepes, and the nightly shows are entertaining to see. I did wish that beach volleyball was something I could have played competitively, but it was still a fun activity to enjoy with others. More>

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