Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Located on magnificent Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta (just 20 minutes from Puerto Vallarta) this impressive resort redefined the concepts of All Inclusive and world-class hospitality, delivering the ultimate vacation experience. Its tranquil beauty and sweeping views will captivate you from the moment you set foot in the lobby. Awarded Five Diamonds by the AAA for excellence in quality and service, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is an experience unlike any other; one you’ll wanto repeat year after year.

Golf, shopping, beaches, tours, and an infinite number of activities and water sports are easily within reach, and the 267 luxurious ocean-view and pool-view suites provide an intimate retreat for indulging in the beauty of Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Grand Velas International Residence Club has been named an RCI Gold Crown Resort and has been awarded RCI Excellence in Service.

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Discover unparalleled luxury and a full spectrum of lifestyle-enhancing services and amenities in each of the resort’s oversize suites. Each measuring over 1,000 square feet, they feature private terraces and stunning ocean and pool views. Choose your favorite pillow from our pillow menu and enjoy a rejuvenating night’s sleep on the finest linens, as you dream to the sound of the rolling ocean tides. The suites are uniquely decorated in an elegant contemporary style with light neutral tones and tropical-influenced color accents.

This suite offers an incomparable experience, with ample space, a full range of luxury amenities and elegant touches added to please the most discerning tastes. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets over Banderas Bay from your terrace and rejuvenate your spirit in the interior jacuzzi.

Minimum Occupancy: 2 people.
Dimensions: 100+m2 (over 1,000 Sq. Ft.)
One King bed or two Queen beds
Private terrace facing the bay
Bathroom with jacuzzi
Living area with sofa

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Adorned with soothing décor and colors, each One Bedroom suite features a bedroom and separate living area, ocean or pool-view terrace, an array of personal and entertainment amenities, and luxury bath products.
Minimum Occupancy: 2 people.
Dimensions: 100+m2 (over 1,000 Sq. Ft.)
One King bed or two Queen beds
Private terrace facing the bay
Separate living area with sofa

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These ample suites create an ideal space for families and groups of friends, composed of two Studio Suites, each with private terraces.
Minimum Occupancy: 4 people
Dimensions: 200+m2 (over 2,000 Sq. Ft.)
One suite with King-size Bed or two Queen Beds
Second suite with One King bed or two Queen beds
Spectacular private terraces
Interior jacuzzi
Two living areas with sofas

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  • Suite Amenities
  • Private terrace facing the ocean, pool and beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Plush living and sleeping areas
  • White goose down comforters and pillows
  • Pillow menu
  • Daily-stocked, premium mini bar
  • 42” LCD flat screen with digital cable
  • Telephone
  • Laptop-size safe
  • Nespresso coffee maker
  • Vanity table with mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and Ironing board
  • Scale
  • Umbrella
  • Air Conditioning
  • Daily turndown service
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Deluxe bath amenities

Indulge in all that the resort has to offer at your own pace; from daily exercise classes to a state-of-the-art gym and tennis courts. Children love the kid’s pool, fun and creative Kid’s Club activities and Kid’s Spa treatments, while Teens delight in the modern Teens’ Club with individual video gaming pods, lounge areas, dance floor and more. Take a bicycle tour or kayak and boogie board on the tranquil waters of the bay. Relax by the infinity pool or on the beach, with ample sun and shade options.

At the heart of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is our luxurious, world-class Spa. Discover the incomparable services that have earned Grand Velas the Condé Nast Most Excellent Spa Hotel Award. The Spa has 20 elegant treatment rooms offering treatments inspired by the ancient healing rituals of Mexico and the world.

Our guided water journey includes herbal steam, eucalyptus inhalation, Swiss shower, pressure shower, sauna, whirlpool, cold plunge lagoon, and hydro reflexology area, and delivers the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. Pamper yourself in the beauty salon, with a range of professional services including waxing, nail care, hairstyles and therapies, as well as rejuvenating scalp massages. The Spa also offers a multigenerational Spa Menu with treatments designed for kids, teens and seniors.

Close to Grand Velas are various golf courses including Marina Vallarta Golf Club, with a spectacular 18-hole, 6,701-yard course. The course is a challenge for any level of golfer, from the most advanced player to those who play occasionally. You can also visit Vista Vallarta Golf Club, with two magnificent 18-hole courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf.

All-day, casual oceanfront restaurant located near the pool, with panoramic ocean vistas. Azul’s relaxing open-air atmosphere is complemented by a variety of culinary choices, with French, Mexican, Japanese, Chinese and Italian specialties as well as mouthwatering fare from our grill.


Our gourmet Mexican cuisine offers a delicious mix of aromas and flavors. Each dish is a colorful work of art that reflects the rich culinary history of Mexico, and the menu is complemented by an extensive wine list. Frida has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for dining. Located on the second floor above the lobby and features ocean views and live guitar music. Children are welcome.

Serving flavorful Italian-Mediterranean cuisine, Lucca invites guests to indulge in an elegant experience of culinary delights. Its Romanesque design hints at the savory meat, pasta and seafood dishes that await you, and the sommelier can guide you through an ample selection of international wines to assure the perfect pairing. Lucca has received the AAA Four Diamond Award. Features live piano music and is located on the second floor above the lobby with a full ocean view. Children are welcome.


Piaf’s cuisine respects the techniques and flavors of classic French cuisine, prepared with an innovative spirit. Discover a sublime combination of enchanting space and elegant simplicity, accompanied by live trumpet music, and complement your meal with the perfect selection from a long list of international wines. Piaf has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for dining. For adults only; located on the ground floor.



Swim up to the Aqua Bar to enjoy a refreshing tropical beverage in the pool, overlooking the Bay of Banderas.

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. Located in the pool area with a spectacular ocean view.

When night falls the impressive Koi Bar comes to life with luscious libations and live music. Relax in the indoor lounge or on the outdoor terrace, and check the schedule for a live Cuban band, sports events, karaoke night and wine tasting.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is only 20 minutes from the Zona Centro or downtown area of Puerto Vallarta, with its famous Malecón, where in addition to having a marvelous ocean view, you can enjoy restaurants, bars and cafes. Browse art galleries and boutiques and see the beautiful colonial architecture of the churches, or shop and interact with locals in traditional markets or the main plaza, where live music creates a festive atmosphere.

Experience the natural beauty of Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit by snorkeling, diving, whale and dolphin watching (seasonal), kayaking, sailing, deep-sea fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, water slides at Aquaventuras Water Park, or visiting a turtle sanctuary.