Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Av Cocoteros 98 Sur Riviera Nayarit, Mexico C.P. 63735 | Nuevo Vallarta, Pacific Coast 63735  [SEE MAP]Nuevo Vallarta, Pacific Coast  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

All suites span at least 1,000 square feet
Spa treatments are not covered by all-inclusive rates

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit touts itself as a "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" retreat, and guest sentiments tend to affirm the resort's claim. Each of its one-, two- and three-bedroom suites features at least 1,000 square feet of living space and comes appointed with teak furniture imported from Bali, a Jacuzzi, a Nespresso coffee maker and a private terrace that overlooks either the ocean or the pool. Guests say that a sumptuous atmosphere pervades throughout the entire property, from the towering ceilings and serene fountain in the lobby to the memorable meals at the six gourmet restaurants. Activities at the infinity pool and on the beach – like boogie boarding and scuba diving classes – are also included in this Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, property's all-inclusive plan. Though spa treatments will cost extra, guests say that the spa facilities are excellent and recommend indulging in a massage during your stay. Part of Preferred brand of hotels and resorts, the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit participates in the I Prefer rewards program.

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Location
Nuevo Vallarta
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
All-inclusive resort, 267 rooms
Primary View
Ocean, Bay, Mountain(s)
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Families, Couples, Groups

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Awards 2019
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2018
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Oyster.com

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This luxurious, 267-room all-inclusive resort in Nuevo Vallarta is a sophisticated and serene option in the greater Puerto Vallarta area. Every room here is a suite, offering extra living space, a balcony, ocean views, and luxurious touches such as Nespresso machines.

Condé Nast Traveler

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At this all-suite beach resort just north of Puerto Vallarta and the Paradise Village mall, 'you would never believe you're in an all-inclusive.' Rooms with views of the Pacific include colorful Mexican art by the Huichol people, goose-down comforters, and Balinese furnishings.

Travel + Leisure

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The resort manages to appeal to couples, too, thanks to adults-only areas; a secluded setting among 80 acres of protected mangroves, jungle, and cenotes; and five highly regarded – not to mention ambitious – restaurants serving everything from Asian fusion to molecular gastronomy–inflected Spanish fare.

Fodor's

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In scale and majesty, the public areas of this property outshine all other Nuevo Vallarta all-inclusive resorts. Ceilings soar overhead, and the structure and furnishings are simultaneously minimalist and modern yet earthy, incorporating stucco, rock, polished teak, and gleaming ecru marble.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Awards 2019
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2018
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3044 have reviewed the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, giving it a rating of 5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 3044 reviews 5.0 (based on 3044 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Suites at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit feature neutral color palettes, tile floors and dark wood furniture. All rooms offer terraces with ocean or pool views, as well as stocked minibars, Nespresso coffee makers, 42-inch flat-screen TVs and DVD players. Suite layouts include one, two or three bedrooms, and outdoor Jacuzzis are available in select suites. Two Bedroom Presidential Suites and Imperial Spa Suites come with private bartender, butler and maid service.
  • In-room Wi-Fi covered by all-inclusive rates
  • Private exercise bikes provided in Wellness Suites
  • Guests staying in Two Bedroom Presidential Suites receive complimentary VIP airport transfers
  • All bathroom have walk-in showers and soaking tubs

Standard room size1,000 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The all-inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is located approximately 10 miles northwest of downtown Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in the Nuevo Vallarta area of Nayarit state. A beach and a few restaurants can be found within walking distance; however, to get to Puerto Vallarta's shops, eateries and attractions, guests will need to hail a taxi or hire a car. A car rental desk is available at the resort. To explore Banderas Bay by water, visitors can participate in one of the property's complimentary kayak tours, which are offered daily. Loaner bikes are also available to get around the immediate area.
  • Less than 10 miles northwest of Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
  • Airport transfers offered for a fee
  • On-site travel agency services and valet and self-parking covered by all-inclusive rates
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Five restaurants and multiple bars are available at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, all of which are covered by the resort's all-inclusive room rates. Frida serves up traditional Mexican dishes alongside live guitar music, while Lucca offers Italian-inspired meals and live piano music. And at Piaf, upscale French fare is on the menu. All three dining venues are AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurants. For buffet-style meals, diners can visit the property's oceanfront Azul restaurant. A variety of cuisines, including Chinese, Japanese and Mexican, are offered at Azul. The resort's poolside Selva del Mar is ideal for quick bite options like sushi, ceviche and tacos.
  • Dress codes enforced at select eateries
  • Piaf welcomes children 12 and older
  • Room service offered 24 hours a day

Number of restaurants5

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, Italian, American, Mexican, French, Spanish

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

A children's pool and a multilevel infinity pool are available at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. The main pool overlooks the ocean and offers a swim-up pool bar on the lower level, while the kids pool has several water fountains. A beach with lounge chairs, umbrellas and water sports equipment, such as kayaks and boogie boards, is available as well.
  • Free scuba-diving clinics offered daily
  • Poolside and beachside food and beverage service covered by all-inclusive rates
  • Infinity-edge Jacuzzi available
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit's Spa at Grand Velas features 20 treatment rooms, plus a sauna, a steam room, hot and cold plunge pools, a beauty salon and a relaxation area. Treatment options include massages, body wraps, facials and hair and nail services. Specialty services like couples treatments, men's facials and prenatal massages are offered as well.
  • Wellness Suites come with aromatherapy kits and recumbent bikes
  • Each guest staying in an Imperial Spa Suite receives an in-suite, 50-minute massage every day of their stay
  • Kids spa treatments offered for children ages 4 to 15

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit's all-inclusive room rates cover access to the property's kids and teens clubs. The Grand Velas Kids Club is available for children ages 4 to 12 and offers activities like flying kites, building sandcastles and interacting with animals. A teens club with activities like bike tours and sports competitions is also available. For travelers with infants, the resort offers a baby concierge service that provides in-room baby amenities like cribs, baby bathtubs, bottle warmers and high chairs. Nanny services and baby haircuts can also be arranged for a fee.
  • Kids club open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; teens club activities offered daily from 11 a.m. to midnight
  • Free nonmotorized water sports equipment like boogie boards and kayaks available at beach
  • Kids pool with water features located on-site
  • Kids club (free)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers a fitness center with cardio and weight-training equipment. Free yoga, Pilates, Zumba and meditation classes and personal training sessions are available as well. Additionally, guests can take a kayak tour around Banderas Bay, which is offered daily. Room rates also include the use of loaner bikes and on-site tennis courts and tennis equipment.
  • Fitness center open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Paddleboards and surfboards available for a fee
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats (free)
  • Motor boats

Business

A conference center with more than 10,000 square feet of event space is available at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Inside the conference center, business travelers will find five meeting areas, including two ballrooms and two boardrooms. The largest venue is the Grand Marissa Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 600 guests in a theater-style arrangement or 800 people for cocktail receptions. Outdoor venues like an amphitheater, the beach and an oceanfront gazebo are available as well. Technical support and catering services can be provided.
  • On-site business center open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Both ballrooms can be divided into several smaller rooms

Number of meeting rooms5

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

Couples can tie the knot at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Six wedding venues are available, including the beach, a ballroom and an oceanfront gazebo. The largest outdoor space is the property's pool deck, which can accommodate up to 500 people. Inside, the resort can seat up to 400 guests for ceremonies and receptions in the Grand Marissa Ballroom. Three wedding packages are offered, the most basic of which includes bridal flowers, a wedding cake, commemorative T-shirts and complimentary room upgrades for the bridal couple and their parents. Upgraded packages include additional perks like open bars, cocktail receptions and floral centerpieces. Additional services like photography and live entertainment can be provided for a fee.
  • All wedding packages include bridal spa services
  • Room incentives offered for weddings with 20 or more rooms booked for a minimum of two nights

Maximum wedding guest capacity500

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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