Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Riu Jalisco

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Rising from an oasis of palms on a long stretch of beach, triangular turrets glimmer silver in the Vallarta sun. A white Mediterranean Palace, Riu Jalisco has walkways and gardens that surround two lagoon swimming pools. Pelicans skim waves that gently break over miles of gold sand - a beach lover's dream. The lobby and restaurants are enriched with polished wood, frescos, hand painted floral ceilings, and mosaic tiles - the signature of extraordinary RIU Resorts. The theme, the state of Jalisco, Mexico is intermingled with the decor.

Many activities are available! Nightly entertainment includes the Disco (entrance and drinks are included) and live shows. RiuLand Mini-Club features fun activities and a playground for kids ages 4-12. Adults can also relax in the swim-up bar and mingle with new friends. Complimentary 24-hour WiFi is also available in the common areas of the resort (available in rooms for an additional charge). Guests of Riu Jalisco enjoy exchange privileges with the Riu Vallarta next door (dinner restaurants excluded).

Riu Jalisco has many dining options! Scrumptious buffets are offered at Don Emiliano, Dońa Adelita serves Mexican cuisine, Brazilian Rodizio specialties at Nayarit, Asian fare at Gran Dragon, and a Grill Steakhouse La Botana. Unlimited drinks are served at the five bars and a fully stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser is available in all rooms. Riu Jalisco is definitely a 24-hour all-inclusive delight!

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Local Phone: 011-52-322-22...
Toll Free Phone: 1-866-666-8816
Fax: 610-359-6625
E-mail Address: /sapmnt/P01/transfer/MM/out
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Swim-up Bar
The property features two pools one with swim-up bar and children's pool.
Flamingos Golf Club ($)
Holes: 18
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
A hotel in the heart of nature, kissed by the fine sand of an exceptional beach with every kind of comfort, services sports and leisure facilities. Five restaurants, two swimming pools, two Jacuzzis, disco, children's swimming pool swim-up bar, mini-club and children's playground. Beach: Located on Flamingo Beach Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Total Rooms: 700
Year Opened: 2002 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
No Spring Breakers. No student groups accepted unless one person is 21 years or older.
Main room master suite with a king bed (no door to this room) and two private bedrooms (with doors) - one with two double beds and one with pull out sofa bed. Two bathrooms included, neither connected to a bedroom. Balcony or terrace available.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Other Amenities -
King bed, Separate living room area with sofa, ceiling fan, Phone, Satellite TV, Mini-bar, Liquor dispenser, Safe, Balcony or terrace, Bathtub, Shower, Bidet, Double sink, Hairdryer, Amenities kit
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
King bed, Separate living room area with sofa, A/C, Ceiling fan, Phone, Satellite TV, Mini-bar, Liquor dispenser, Safe, Bathtub, Shower cabin, Bidet, Double sink, Hairdryer, Amenities kit, Balcony or terrace with ocean-view & jacuzzi
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Two double beds or one king bed with bunk bed. Third single bed or sofa bed. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom with shower and bath amenities. Balcony or terrace.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Two double beds or one king. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom with shower and bath amenities. Balcony or Terrace.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Room Safe
Riu Jalisco features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Jalisco:
Gran Dragon - A la carte restaurant serving Asian cuisine. Open for dinner..
La Botana - Beach restaurant and snack bar serving continental breakfast, lunch and snacks during the day and for dinner a Grill Steakhouse.
Nayarit - A la carte restaurant offering during the day Italian cuisine and at night Brazilian Rodizio. Dress Code: Casual Formal
Dona Adelita - A la carte restaurant serving Mexican cuisine. Open for dinner.
Don Emilliano - Main restaurant with non-smoking areas, offering buffet style dinning and show cooking stations. Theme dinners served twice a week.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Volleyball, Shuffleboard, Ping Pong, Kayaking. Complimentary snorkeling lesson at pool.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live music and Riu theme shows and disco.
Children's mini club and playground. Children's activities include pool and beach games, arts and crafts, and talent shows.

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
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3504 Recommend
3504 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Riu Jalisco to their friends and family

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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Day trip
stephen a, Newtownards, United Kingdom
Sun Jun 26 15:11:47 EDT 2016
On entering the jalisco the first thing that I notice was the heat in the lobby. It was hotter there than outside. The hotel is opened to the atmosphere. The second thing was the decor as it reminded me of the riu palace peninsula in cancun but not as opulent. We went to use the toilets and our female partners stated that the ladies toilets were stinking and the toilet bowls covered in faeces. On making our way down to the beach we encounter hoards of teenagers roaming around shouting. We got 4 sun loungers on the beach an the found them to be dirty along with the tables. I went the the beach bar at 10.00 and found it was not opened till 11.00. There was no beach servive for drinks. When it eventually opened the pool bar was then crowded with teenagers yelling and shouting that I could not be heard by the bar staff. Brenda and Alfredo we were going to stay for lunch the the buffet restaurant reminded me of a school canteen so we went back to our hotel. I have been in 3 riu hotels in cancun and it certainly were not like this. We then returned to the Pacifico for lunch and a different client all. To anyone from the U K it would remind of Butlins summer camp and not a member of the Riu group of hotels More>

Very good and familiar place to go
clerveaux01, Aguascalientes, Mexico
Sun Jun 26 14:58:36 EDT 2016
Nice place, very good installations and restaurant, this is the first time I go with my wife and next surely I'll go with all my family! Recommended, not too much expensive and well connected, to improve maybe at ckeck in (perhaps the lady was at her first day or is not usually at that position!) However everything was ok! Well, maybe the bad point is at the parking site: if you travel in your own car and you like to go everywhere in your vacations, parking is far and can be a headache! (the one at the front of the hotel is very small and almost all the time you need to leave your car in the other one). More>

Family Vacation
Amanda417, Colorado
Sat Jun 25 11:31:42 EDT 2016
Spent a week here the middle of June. The hotel is very active, busy, and somewhat noisy but a lot of fun. The food in the buffet changed daily and was very good, with enough variety that we didn’t bother with the other restaurants. The property is kept very clean. There is lots of entertainment, both during the day and the evening, or you can do nothing if you wish. The beach is really nice and the complementary water sport equipment was a great feature. We also had lunch at the Riu Vallarta & Riu Palace hotels for a change, without any issues. If you are looking for a peaceful & pampered vacation this is not the place for you, but for a fun time with lots to do, I would highly recommend. More>

Problematic week long trip
devin1428, Madison, Wisconsin
Thu Jun 23 13:19:51 EDT 2016
We had a large group go to this hotel and continued to have issues. Some rooms had the AC breakdown and then even when it was supposed to be fixed the rooms still weren't working. They did move us after our prodding to different rooms. They seemed to be catering to locals as it was crowed and the service for drinks was terrible half of the time. The food was bland and the steakhouse overcooks everything. For an all inclusive resort it didn't match my expectations. More>

One Time Trip
Larry S, Wood River, Illinois
Thu Jun 23 08:04:36 EDT 2016
The staff was very nice, place was very clean To me this was a great "1" time trip. My main upset was that the elevators were only on one end of the resort, and we had to walk to other end for our room. Couldn't get temperature in room below 80 Fahrenheit. NO DOOR to bathroom, yes there is a door for the toilet, and clear door on the shower and they are separate, so when you get out of the shower to get dressed everyone can see you. Even when you think you can't see them, there is a mirror beside the TV that reflects off mirror in Bathroom and they can see everything. I traveled with my Fiancé, her son and granddaughter, wasn't good. There isn't room service and NO coffee maker. So, you had to walk about 1/2 mile from our room to get coffee in the morning, I like to have my coffee, while I am getting ready. The food in buffet area was excellent and you could get it cooked to order, We enjoyed the Asian, Mexican, Italian, & Steak house Restaurants. The drinks ended up being water downed, since the little ice that was put in, melted quickly because of the ingredients being room temperature. The telephone in our room didn't work, I went down and told them the first night, but It never got fixed and we were there 5 days. Everything is pretty spread out, quite a walk to pools, beach, steakhouse restaurant, Italian restaurant, and Amphitheatre. Bathrooms were not available in restaurants, had to either walk to lobby or Amphitheatre area. It definitely needed my bathroom accommodations. By the way there was 18 in our group, and I think for the price, we should take a cruise the next time. When they gave us a note in door about checking out, they had highlighted that we could call down for someone to get our luggage, which we would of done, IF OUR PHONE WORKED.... LOL . More>

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