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.
LAZARO CARDENAS NO 150
Barber / Beauty Salon
Disco / Nightclub
Shopping Mall Nearby
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.
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
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 -
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:
Brazilian specialty restaurant
Buffet Royal -
Buffet breakfast and lunch.
Mexican Fusion Caribbean specialty restaurant
Buffet Tropical -
Buffet breakfast and lunch.
Mediterranean specialty restaurant
Buffet Flamingos -
Buffet breakfast and lunch restaurant.
Jap Jap -
Japanese specialty restaurant
Thai specialty restaurant
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
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
Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
439 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Royal Decameron Complex to their friends and family
My husband and I have been here on two separate occasions. While it is an older resort. It is fabulous! The staff are amazing! Super friendly. It is very clean. The food in the buffet is awesome...
My husband and I have been here on two separate occasions. While it is an older resort. It is fabulous! The staff are amazing! Super friendly. It is very clean. The food in the buffet is awesome! And the restaurants are amazing! Especially the Brazilian! !!!! There are no fridges in the room ( we did not mind because who sits in the room! Lol ) but I believe you can request one. If you want a room facing the ocean then request building one or two. If you want there is also a adult only building. If you are looking to snorkle off the beach this would not be the place. The water is rougher. However you are able to swim. Our favorite part is how it is walking distance from bucerias a small village. There are great restaurants and markets for shopping. I would recommend this to everyone. Family/couples. It is wonderful!!!
Amazing Service! Wonderful vacation.
Lindsaydbarks, Quathiaski Cove, Canada
Wed May 27 20:45:25 EDT 2015
Many thanks to the staff at Royal Decameron for their outstanding service. Julio at the check-in desk, your kind nature and aim to please made us happy. Rodjellio and Carmello at the Raggae Bar, you...
Many thanks to the staff at Royal Decameron for their outstanding service. Julio at the check-in desk, your kind nature and aim to please made us happy. Rodjellio and Carmello at the Raggae Bar, you guys are super stars. The food was tasty. The atmosphere spirited and friendly. Accomodations were comfortable. Beach was fantastic. The massages from the spa were reasonably priced and very enjoyable. Looking forward to our next visit.
Something for everyone. Get bored, go for a bus ride!
Amanda T, Nanaimo, Canada
Wed May 27 19:27:36 EDT 2015
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Decameron for the first time in May. This was our first vacation together and my first time being at an all inclusive resort. I must say we had a fantastic time. we...
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Decameron for the first time in May. This was our first vacation together and my first time being at an all inclusive resort. I must say we had a fantastic time. we new we'd get bored just sitting on the resort for a week, so we did a few vallarta adventures (zipline and night pirate ship cruise, both awesome), wen to a little surfing town called seluleta (sp?) and wandered around Bucerias a few times. I highly recommend dinning out once in a while. the food is great at the resort, but is fantastic to get a local beer, and a meal off the resort. more variety in flavor (who dosnt like more food!) and its fun to converse with the locals.
right off the bat, no wifi everywhere. and yes this is a pro. you want wifi, you can go into the lobby. it was so refreshing to not see people on there phones all the time.
lots to do if you pay attention to the agendas, if you get bored, the bus is cheap into puerto vallarta or selulita (again, spelling sorry?)
food was great and tones of variety. A le carte resteraunts were a fun change (make sure your getting up at 7 to make the reservation)
night show was included and fun to wander down and check out
staff are extremely friendly and helpful.
rooms were kept clean. we left a huge pile of sand in our room by accident and made sure to give her a bit more of a tip :P
this resort caters to a tone of locals so you really get the mexico vibe being surounded by mexican familes.
variety of bars kept you wandering around
everything is kept clean.
The resort colors, decorations, folliage and over all view are lovely to look at.
Iguanas in the gras in mid day! fun to watch them scurry around. same with the wall lizards.
to save on plastic we brought our own metal cups and they were happy to use them.
bike rentals available (all though we didnt get to it this go)
Cons: We noticed that there was a sort of playlist of top 40 type hits that constantly played in the lobbys, at the buffet restaurants, and at the bars sometimes. at first it was ok, but it really got old listening to top 40 stuff i hear at home over and over and over again. It would have been nice to listen to some traditional mexican music or something of the sort insted.
The bars seemed to have a bit of a different theme to them at night, music wise. I found we liked some bars, but didnt like the music. maybe changing up which bar is country, which bar is modern, which bar is reggae etc. etc would ad some more variety to the stay.
This resort is great for people who just want to relax. We found trying to find people to hang out with and get loud with was kind of hard. It seemed most people were familes or retired. We got a bit bored there but that is just our personalities. We found things off the resort to keep us entertained :) we are kind of on the go type people. Dont like to sit in the same place for long. I would still absolutley recommened to friends and family who want to have great food, great entertainment, a fantastic view, and friendly helpfull staff. also, a relaxing vacation :)
Next time for us, we need to go for two weeks and would more than likley come back. If it was jsut a week again, We would maybe do something in Puerto Vallarta for more exitment withthe limited time.
side note on enviro: We know that the food at the end of lunches and dinners that dosn't get eaten gets thrown out. such a waiste. i wish it could go to charity or something. also the plastic....oh my goodness the plastic cup use. i know they have to use them, and love how they promote people using there own cups. i feel they should promote this a little harder and request people re-use there cup if they have to get one from the bar. there are ways to reduse, we just need to utalize them. we brought metal cups, straws & a uv steri wand to sanitize water(we didnt use bottled water while there). please promote these things
The people make all the difference
Theblaz, Calgary, Canada
Wed May 27 14:15:05 EDT 2015
Despite being new to the Mexican all-inclusive resort vacation style, we thought the Royal Decameron was an excellent place to start our adventure. We had a beach front room and the views were...
Despite being new to the Mexican all-inclusive resort vacation style, we thought the Royal Decameron was an excellent place to start our adventure. We had a beach front room and the views were excellent. We were close to 2 family pools and enjoyed the close proximity to them as well as other amenities. The majority of patrons were either Mexican families or Canadian couples and we enjoyed getting to know them. The facilities were spotless and very clean despite being a little dated they were well maintained. Our room was clean and the bed comfortable. The food was excellent and the a la carte dining was a nice change from the buffets offered throughout the complex. You need to get up early to make a reservation for the a la carte restaurants but the process was simple and the experience was well worth the time. My only comment is that it would have been nice to have a refrigerator in the room and the opportunity to bring something back for a late night snack.
What made this experience stand out was the staff at the resort. All staff made us feel welcome and were ready with a smile or to offer help in any number of ways despite any potential language differences. Vincent from Nolitours was excellent and was a welcome support with any questions that we had especially since this was our first experience in Mexico. Visiting locations off the resort via cabs or established tours was easy and we felt safe everywhere we went. Wifi was available at central locations throughout the complex and it was nice to connect when needed. The bar closest to our room offered live NHL hockey play-offs for those Canadians needing their home team hockey fix.
Not only would we recommend this resort to friends but we would return in a heartbeat!
Cleanliness of pools has dropped, food still needs work.
Killbunny, Calgary, Canada
Tue May 26 19:41:32 EDT 2015
The grounds are beautiful, but it seems they are starting to get worn down. The staff are excellent,as they were the last time we were here four years ago. Leaving for the airport on the transfer was...
The grounds are beautiful, but it seems they are starting to get worn down. The staff are excellent,as they were the last time we were here four years ago. Leaving for the airport on the transfer was a disaster,however. Yes it was a busy time, but they do this several times a week! Youl wouldthink they could figure it out. The rooms are a little sparse, but who spends much time there anyway? How about a fridge and a coffee machine??? My wife and I were there childless, yet we were roomed in an area surrounded by young families not concerned with their screaming children. Next time I'll demand a room in a quieter area.
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