Discover a world of lavish beauty and luxury at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit just 20 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Located on magnificent Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta, the impressive resort delivers the ultimate all-inclusive vacation with exceptional gourmet a la carte dining, world-class hospitality, and luxurious hotel accommodations in a spectacular setting on Mexico’s golden coast. An unrivaled all-inclusive resort and spa experience in Puerto Vallarta that seduces your senses and rejuvenates your spirit.
267 Rooms, Handicapped Facilities, Infinity Pool, Infinity Jacuzzi, Children's Pool, Beach, 24-Hour Suite Service, 5 Restaurants, 2 Bars, Swim Up Aqua Bar, Spa*, Fitness Center, Children's Programs, Tennis Court, Paddle Tennis Court, Car Rental*, Currency Exchange*, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service*, Parking Lot, Valet Parking, Concierge, Babysitting*, Activities Desk, Watersports Center, Beauty Salon*, Gift Shop*, Convention Center, Business Center*, High-Speed Wireless Internet*, Taxis On Site*, Wedding Facilities, Banquet And Catering Service*, Non-Motorized Water Sports, Scuba Diving Demonstration, Exercise Programs, Steam Room*, Spa Hot Tub*, ATM Machine*, Golf (Nearby)*.
* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.
Room Categories and Descriptions
Room amenities include white goose down comforter and pillows, fully stocked mini-bar including snacks, coffee maker, laptop size safety box, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, 29" flat digital cable TV, private direct telephone lines, DVD/CD/MP3 player, vanity mirror, individual air conditioning control, electronic key cards, daily turndown service, pillow menu available with 8 different styles of pillows, and spa bath amenities.
Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.
Child Policy: Children 12 and under stay free in the Parlor Suite category when sharing with paying adults using existing bedding.
Master / Parlor Suite Poolview - One king bed or two queen beds. Suites are located on floors 1-3 and feature a private terrace or balcony, separate sitting area and bedroom, and bathroom with shower and bathtub. Enjoy views of the infinity pool and gardens. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults / 4 total. 1,000 sq ft.
Parlor Suite Oceanview - One king bed or two double beds. Features a beautiful decor and private terrace with views of the ocean and pool.
Master Suite Oceanfront - One king bed or two queen beds. Suites are located on floors 1-3 near the shore and feature a private terrace or balcony, separate sitting area and bedroom, and bathroom with shower and bathtub. Enjoy views of the Pacific. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults / 4 total. 1,000 sq ft.
Ambassador Penthouse Suite - One king bed or two queen beds. Located on the penthouse level, this two-floor suite features an oceanfront terrace with 12-person whirlpool, living area and bathrooms with tubs and step-in showers. Enjoy views of Banderas Bay. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults / 2 total. 1,750 sq ft.
One Bedroom Governor Suite Poolview - One king bed or two queen beds. Located on floors 1-8, suites feature a private terrace, living room with sofa and two bathrooms with showers. Enjoy views of the pool. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults /4 total. 1,000 sq ft.
One Bedroom Governor Suite Oceanview - One king bed or two queen beds. Located on floors 1-8, suites feature a private terrace, living room with sofa and two bathrooms with showers. Enjoy views of the ocean. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults /4 total. 1,000 sq ft.
Ambassador Grand Class Suite Oceanfront - One king bed. Suites feature a private, oceanfront terrace with outdoor 8-person whirlpool, interior whirlpool, living room and bathroom with "Aqua Tower" shower with 6 hydro-jets. Enjoy ocean views. For adults only. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults / 2 total. 1,865 sq ft.
Family Suite - One king bed and two queen beds. Suites feature a private terrace with a six person whirlpool, two bedrooms, a separate dining area, living area, three bathrooms, a private bar and a 50-minute massage per adult, per day. Enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean. Maximum Occupancy: 6 adults / 5 children / 6 total. 3,000 sq ft.
Wellness Suite - Two king beds. This two-floored, 1,750 sq. ft. suite features a spacious terrace with spectacular ocean views and Jacuzzi.
Master Suite Oceanview - One king bed or two queen beds. Suites are located on floors 1-3 near the shore and feature a private terrace or balcony, separate sitting area and bedroom, and bathroom with shower and bathtub. Enjoy views of the Pacific. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults / 4 total. 1,000 sq ft.
Two Bedroom Presidential Suite - One king bed in the master suite and two queen beds in the second bedroom. Features private bathrooms with Jacuzzis, showers and dressing areas, and king and queen-size beds with plush down comforters and pillows. A private bartender enhances your bar, dining and living space.
Three Bedroom Presidential Suite - One king bed in the master suite, two queen beds in the second and third bedrooms. Features private bathrooms with Jacuzzis, showers and dressing areas, and king and queen-size beds with plush down comforters and pillows. A private bartender enhances your bar, dining and living space.
Two Bedroom Royal Spa Suite - One king or two queen beds. Features an oceanfront terrace with a Jacuzzi that overlooks Banderas Bay and a 50-Minute Serenity Massage per person, per day (maximum 4 people) in the privacy of your in-suite spa area. Experience the vacation of your dreams in this elegant top-of-the-line suite, with a 42" plasma screen television, private-line wireless telephones and an array of lifestyle-enhancing amenities. Three expansive bedrooms feature a Jacuzzi or hot tub, heavenly king and queen beds, the finest linens and amazing ocean views. The private dining area and spacious living room are perfect for gatherings and entertaining. Enjoy complimentary rounds of golf per day at Vista Vallarta Golf Course, as well as private maid, butler and bartender service for the ultimate vacation experience in beautiful Riveria Nayarit.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers the following restaurants:
Frida - Her name evokes magic and mystery, connected with the deepest roots of Mexican heritage. Our traditional Mexican cuisine offers a delicious mix of aromas and flavors. Every dish is a colorful work of art, presented in native colors from yellow to purple. The culinary masterpieces that make up every meal at Frida are reflective of Mexico’s rich culinary history. Menu samplings include: roasted pork filet with eucalyptus honey on green applesauce and volcano mousse, and salmon roll served on lobster tail with chili cascabel sauce. Frida is located on the second floor above the lobby and features ocean views. Open daily from 6 PM to 11 PM. Live guitar music adds to the experience. Reservations are required to dine at Frida. You may choose to reserve a table in our air-conditioned dining room on our beautiful outside terrace. Children are welcome to dine at any seating. Smoking is not permitted. Casually elegant resort attire is required. Please no shorts, t-shirts, sleeveless shirts, or sneakers.
Lucca - Serving flavorful Italian-Mediterranean cuisine, Lucca invites guests to indulge in an elegant experience of culinary delights. Frequently ranked among the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, the Romanesque design only hints at the savory meat, pasta and seafood dishes that await you. Experience delectable dishes such as agnello de Lucca, roasted leg of lamb served with eggplant caviar marinated in a thyme infusion sauce, Robalo (Sea Bass) al Duo di Pesto, and Basil and Black Olive sauce on Ravioli with wild mushrooms. Lucca features live piano music and is located on the second floor above the lobby with a full ocean view. Open daily from 6 PM-11 PM. Reservations are required. All seating is in our air-conditioned dining room. Children are welcome at any seating. Smoking is not permitted. Casually elegant resort attire is required. Please no shorts, t-shirts, sleeveless shirts, or sneakers.
Azul - Azul is an all-day, casual oceanfront restaurant located near the pool area of our Puerto Vallarta resort. The restaurant offers panoramic ocean vistas as you enjoy your sumptuous meal. Azul’s relaxing open-air atmosphere is complemented by a variety of culinary choices, with selections from Chinese, Japanese, Mexican and Italian specialties as well as mouthwatering fare from our delicious grill.Savor the sunset while indulging in fine cuts of beef and seafood at this well-loved Puerto Vallarta restaurant. Open daily from 7 AM to 11 PM. Smoking and non-smoking sections available.
Piaf - Piaf’s cuisine is a passion represented in a traditional way, respecting protocols and gastronomic customs found in French classic cuisine-prepared with an innovative spirit. At Piaf, you will discover the sublime combination of charming presence, harmony, and elegant simplicity. Menu samplings include: Foie gras Terrine, escargot Bourguignon style, Chateaubriand and Crème Brulee. Enjoy live trumpet music as you indulge in our culinary delights. Piaf is located on the main lobby level. Open daily from 6 PM to 11 PM. Reservations are required. All seating is in our air-conditioned dining area. Children age 12 and over are welcome. Smoking is not permitted. Casually elegant resort attire is required. Please no shorts, t-shirts, sleeveless shirts, or sneakers.
Selva Del Mar - For informal and prompt service, our Selva del Mar snack bar offers tantalizing treats such as hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, salads, ceviches and fresh guacamole. Open daily from 11 AM to 8 PM, Selva del Mar is located in the pool area overlooking spectacular Banderas Bay.
24-hour room service available
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers the following bars:
Aqua Bar - Swim-up bars provide guests the option to drink and snack with convenience. During the day, those taking a dip in our sparkling outdoor swimming pool can swim over to the cabana bar for a refreshing afternoon tropical drink.
Lobby Bar - When night falls the Lobby Bar comes to life with luscious libations and appetizing edibles. Our Lobby Bar is a lively gathering place. Socialize in our air-conditioned area or on the charming outside terrace. Sports events are broadcast on TV. Open daily from 5 PM to 1 AM. Karaoke on Mondays from 9 PM to 12 AM.
Grand Kids Activities Program - Play, explore, imagine and learn in the tropical paradise of our all-inclusive luxury hotel in Puerto Vallarta, where kids are always on vacation. Located on the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, Grand Velas offers endless fun and outdoor adventure for kids - from scuba diving lessons to kite flying to eco-friendly shows. Kids´ of all ages enjoy swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, jet skiing, surfing, and sailing in the gentle bay and ocean that surround our kid-friendly resort. Younger vacationers find delight in our playful mascot Pancho, who will help your kids enjoy the new Kids Club filled with fun activities that foster playful creativity and natural adventure. Show your kids the vacation experience of a lifetime at our luxury all-inclusive hotel in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico!
The Grand Velas Kids Club program provides children with fun activities such as flying kites, table games, soccer, water balloons, sand castles, rock painting, and treasure hunting so that parents can enjoy a moment of relaxation. The new Kids Club invites children from 4 to 12 years of age to play in paradise, every day from 9:00am to 9:00 pm. Professional personnel at our luxury Puerto Vallarta hotel property are always ready to entertain.
The Kids Club at our luxurious Puerto Vallarta hotel features an area for videos that includes a Home Theater and X-Box, a garden area where children can play, and a recreational area where kids develop their abilities in arts & crafts, gastronomy, motor skills, and more. On Wednesday and Fridays, we have live shows with birds and sea lions where children can interact with these lovely creatures while they learn the importance of ecology and caring for nature. Pancho, our Club’s adorable monkey mascot, will go along with your children during their adventures in Puerto Vallarta.
For more details, please consult your Vacations To Go travel counselor.
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|Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
|Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)|
|Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
|Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
|Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)|
|Very limited appeal|