Hotel Overview

Make your dreams come alive in an all-inclusive, oceanfront paradise overlooking Banderas Bay. Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa is located in the Hotel Zone of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, only minutes from the airport and charming, cobblestone streets of the downtown area. Resting on a one-mile stretch of caramel-colored sand, this romantic, all-inclusive resort features a lit tennis court and numerous on-site water sports.

Enjoy an all-inclusive package providing daily meals, light night snacks, unlimited drinks, non-motorized watersports, kids' club, and activities and access to four restaurants with ˆ la carte options, two bars, and wonderful theme nights.

Guests can soak up the sun at the pool and two adult-only Jacuzzis. Experience kayaking, aqua aerobics, beach volleyball, and water basketball. Dance and swim lessons are also available for the avid learners and sports enthusiasts, and for special treat with a spectacular view, arrange for a whale-watching or boat tour with friends and family (fee). For an inspiring workout, take full advantage of the 22-station gym, or let your mind drift away at the sauna or beautiful eucalyptus steam room.

Eat like a king at Villalinda Restaurant, an international buffet treasure trove serving more than 30 dishes, including ˆ la carte Italian cuisine, or enjoy a relaxing dining experience at Sunset for grilled specialties. Stay connected with Free WiFi in the lobby.

Property Information

Room: 218


Hotel Details

Onsite Dining

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General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

 Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy:
A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information:
Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating 4490 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing resort

    The hotel and staff are amazing!! Everyone is so friendly and they truly do live up to their name. It's such a good feeling to do Zumba outside in the beautiful weather and the instructors were great! Been here twice already and would definitely recommend it to others! It's like a home away from home and I am planning to go back next year!

    Nov 09, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Another wonderful stay

    We stayed at the Friendly once again Oct 31-Nov 7. This was our 3rd visit and I don't know how they do it but it just gets better and better! We were given room 3905 in the tower. Fantastic view of the bay. The balcony was tight but we managed. Not worth the hassle of moving rooms etc. The food was amazing again. Fresh roasted turkey, shrimp and fish cooked many different ways. The desserts were always tasty and fresh made right there at the resort. That's just in the buffet. Loved Frida's too. The greatest asset is their staff. Many thanks to: Gabriel, Natalia, Mary,Double Double, Rene, Brulio, Kalusha,Palumba etc. I'm sorry if the names are not spelled correctly. We has met some fun people from Canada. The Michael Jackson show is a must see. Our maid was Nardy who did a fabulous job. We are already looking to book our next trip there!

    Nov 09, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    An excellet option for having a good time wuth aml the family and its beUtiful and fun and fun y thanks for everything a good place and People in hungry and im so excited to kniw the beach so goodbyee

    Nov 07, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The greatest place and most friendly people

    The best services, the best facilities and the greatest people who are not only helping you, they are part of your stay making you feel part of a family more than a service. I loved Alicia, she was always smiling and making us laugh and she made us the most special coffees for our most special anniversary. Loved her.

    Nov 05, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    UCG Conference

    Enjoying our stay. Third visit to the friendly. Love the coffee house in the morning. Beautiful views, outstanding staff. The staff is always so helpful and happy. It is such a pleasure to see their smiling faces as we enjoy this lovely property.

    Oct 15, 2019
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see Frequently Asked Questions), hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats /PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Miami Air: PC 19-085, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Swift Air: PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/ PC 19-079, A320-180-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats. CST2139014-20 102319