Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Royal Decameron Complex

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The Royal Decameron Complex is composed of three hotel units: Flamingos, Tropical and Royal, and is located 20 minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport on an extensive stretch of beach overlooking the beautiful Bay of Banderas in the town of Bucerias in Riviera Nayarit.

The all-inclusive package includes all meals and snacks, unlimited domestic alcoholic beverages, a daily activities program, non-motorized watersports, and more. The colorful architecture of the Royal Decameron Complex offers five swimming pools, four of which are suitable for children, and a long stretch of beach where you can enjoy different activities, non-motorized watersports, and bar services. The Royal Decameron Complex also offers the Vallarta disco, three tennis courts, one soccer pitch, and fun activities for kids.

You can also enjoy a large number of buffet and a la carte options with specialized restaurants including: JAP JAP, Wok, Mexicano Fusión, Piccolo, and Steak House. Enjoy tropical libations at the six bars along the beach and beside the swimming pools.
14 miles (20 minute drive) from Puerto Vallarta International Airport, this property is on Flamingos Beach on Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta. Downtown Puerto Vallarta is 30 minutes away.

Local Phone: 011-52-322-298-0
Fax: 011-52-329-298-0322
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Meeting Rooms
Shopping Mall Nearby (10 minutes.)
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
There is one activities pool, one quiet adults only pool, two regular pools and children's pools.
Los Flamingos Golf Course - 2 miles away
Los Flamingos is a par 72, 18-hole course designed by Percy Clifford. This beautiful golf course is just 2 miles away from the hotel.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Number of Courts: 3
Outdoor Courts: 3
Raquet Rental Fees: $
Water Sports on Site
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Basketball
Health Club / Spa
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
The Royal Decameron is a rustic and secluded Mexican-style complex with 620 air-conditioned rooms, each with a balcony or terrace. The buildings are decorated in bright, vibrant colors, creating an active, friendly Mexican atmosphere. This is a complete All-Inclusive resort where guests have access to a wide range of facilities and services. Drinks inside and admission to the disco are included, and the property offers six restaurants, six bars, and three tennis courts. Beach: The property is situated on 275 yards of pristine beach on Banderas Bay. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 620
Year Opened: 1995 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
No handicap access. No Spring Breakers.
All rooms have a balcony or patio with a view of a garden, pool or the ocean, Two double beds or one king size, Bathroom with shower, Air-conditioning, Satellite television, Telephone, In room safe (extra charge).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Room Safe

There is a charge for Room Safes
Royal Decameron Complex features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 8 Restaurants at Royal Decameron Complex:
Wok - Thai specialty restaurant
Rodizio - Brazilian specialty restaurant
Buffet Royal - Buffet breakfast and lunch.
Mexicano - Mexican Fusion Caribbean specialty restaurant
Buffet Tropical - Buffet breakfast and lunch.
Piccolo - Mediterranean specialty restaurant
Buffet Flamingos - Buffet breakfast and lunch restaurant.
Jap Jap - Japanese specialty restaurant
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily Activities Program.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live Entertainment, Disco.
The hotel offers supervised activities for kids (there must be a minimum of 10 children).
Applicable Ages: 3 to 12 years old

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool

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692 Recommend
692 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Royal Decameron Complex to their friends and family

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Still great
beach10vers, saskatoon
Mon Mar 20 15:18:23 EDT 2017
We were at the royal Decameron from march 3rd to 10th with another couple. This is our fifth visit and we were not disappointed, it is still the same as it has been in the past a wonderful place to relax and enjoy old Mexico. The food is very good there is always something that we really liked. People have expressed concern about the beds but we found them to be exactly what we like. The grounds were very well kept as in the past. We did several walks to Bucerias to shop and for a couple of off resort meals. Really enjoyed our trip as a whole and would recommend the Decameron to anyone wanting a great holiday at a reasonable price this is the place to go. Oh and did I mention the great beaches

Most Amazing Vacation Ever
John M, Calgary, Canada
Sun Mar 19 19:49:44 EDT 2017
We recently spent a week at the Royal DeCameron Complex in Bucerias Mexico. This is truly a diamond in the rough. What sets this resort apart from the others is the people. Not only is there an amazing beach,incredible food and drinks a sunset to die for. But the people that work there genuinely love what they do. And make you feel like they have known you your whole life. If you are looking to get away to a place that is beautiful and relaxing, where you are treated like a friend not just a tourist. This is the place you want to go. We found many people who were there had been returning for years. As will we. Your only 20 minutes from Puerto Vallarta and any tour you want is available right at the resort. Or you can make you way down the street into the town of Bucerias a short 5 to 10 minute walk. There you can barter with the vendors in the local market. Stop and enjoy some of the fresh seafood at a beach side restaurant. Or walk through the town centre and be amazed by the architecture and listen to the mariachi bands. You don't ever need to leave the resort if you don't want. They have fun friendly free activities all day long or you can go kayaking, parasailing, sailing or rent a seadoo. Every evening there is a live stage show in the amphitheater where the same people who work there during the day will amaze you with their talents during a variety of musicals. This is one of the BEST resorts we have ever been to and can't recommend it highly enough. Just try it once and you'll be hooked.

Beautiful beach and perfectly located
ChristineMN, Shoreview, Minnesota
Sun Mar 19 17:13:16 EDT 2017
We visited Bucerias with another couple 2/24-3/3/2017. We all enjoyed the visit and the resort. The hotel is on a large property which is divided into Blocks. There are six blocks - 1/2/3/4 along the beach and 5/6 behind. Each block has or is near a pool and a pool side bar; also the restaurants are placed in different locations around the property. We were in Block 6 for the first two nights - very quiet and good service at the pool bar. The Italian restaurant and spa are in this area. We moved into Block 2 on night 3 - here we had an ocean view (across the property/activity pool). The views of the sunsets are wonderful in Bucerias. There are three bars across the beachfront - all well staffed. Cocktails with Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Schmirnoff and some good tequila brands are available. The blended rum daiquiris are good! Breakfasts in the buffets very good - the Los Tortugas restaurant has a wood fire oven and they make excellent sandwiches over the noon hour. We ate in the Italian and Mexican ala carte only (must make reservations - up early into the Block 4 to do so). The Mexican Fiesta night was very fun too - good food - skill games and an auction. We played shuffleboard and ping pong. The activities desk has many other games you may request to play. Beds are hard - no problem for us. Rooms are dated but the place has charm and we enjoyed it all very much. Rode bicycles into Bucerias - free at the resort. Walked the road into town; walked the beach in both directions. Massages on property were 2x1 on weekend so we took advantage of that near the beach - very nice. There are also vendors in either direction that do massage for 15-30$ for one hour. Bused into PV and ate lunch at AH CARUMBA! delicious food and beautiful vista view. Took bus to Punta de Mita too and enjoyed small town, nice mellow surf and good eats at the Blue Shrimp. For fun music - the Drunken Duck in Bucerias is a must - it is on the same road that you can walk into town. Live music - dancing and fun. Marina Vallarta is beautiful, all new and the El Faro lighthouse has 360 views. Taxis are cheap so go explores. Our group of four give this resort and the area 8 thumbs up - we would return. NOTE TO HOTEL time to upgrade to modern, in room safes with no surcharge. Thank you.

Location is great
gaby123337, Williams Lake, Canada
Sun Mar 19 11:14:14 EDT 2017
Stayed here July 2015 and July 2016. First time we went we bought beachfront room and we received the top floor beachfront it was excellent. Rooms are dated but very clean. We would sit out on the balcony ever night and relax and watch the ocean, Food is mid range in quality. The resort is clean. Workers were very pleasant and hard working. Walk 2 mins down the beach where you can get massages for 20$ cad for an hr. They are very good.. Only neg was no coffee machines in the room and you only get coffee in buffet or at lounge around 10ish. July 2016 trip was a bit different for us we bought into the same room and requested top floor and when we got there they told us we could come back in the morning to move us. When we went the next day they totally ignored us and flatly said they didn't get a room request and we remained on the ground floor where we could not even see the beach.. Though new people were getting rooms upstairs. Food didn't seem as good nor did service this time around. Even the waiters ignored us often and catered more to the Mexican's as we were told its their season to travel. They were always served first.. I think we all should be treated equally. Alcohol is generic and no real fruit juice . We were not expecting five star at all But the quality of respect being a customer failed the second time around. We were told by residence living there that it also decreased in service that we were not the only ones that said we Will not stay again.

Wedding in Bucerias
Sherry M, Red Deer, Canada
Sun Mar 19 09:57:30 EDT 2017
We were at Royal Decameron from Feb 27th to Mar 5th this year. There was a group of 20 of us that were there for a wedding. The resort was very clean, quite dated but very clean. No bar fridge in the rooms, the doors had keys instead of key cards, you have to pay extra for the room safe, limited money exchange with the cashier on site, even to break pesos for tipping. No swim up bar and the wine was absolutely horrid. We went to the local liquor store and bought our own wine it was so bad. The food was good, not outstanding but it was good. The resort itself is huge, the guests were older for the most part. Bucerias is a great little community and a special mention to the 'Drunken Duck', a little pub down by the market. Great music, atmosphere and they house a smoke shack called 'Memphis Belle' that serves the best bbq I've ever had. Go there for sure if you can - only open evenings so wait and go for the evening.

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