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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

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Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I spent 11 amazing days at this wonderful all-inclusive resort. From the moment you arrive in the front circle you are greeted by staff ready to help you sit back and relax as you walk into the amazing open air lobby. Check in is stress-free and handled for you by one of the front desk managers and their exceptionally professional... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

I wish to thank you for using some of your valuable time in writing and sharing your glowing comments for everybody to read on TripAdvisor. It is always very motivating to know that every single aspect of our guest´s vacation was to their extreme pleasure and to have you consider Grand Velas as a “home away from home” is truly... More 

Redondo Beach, California
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56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Magnificent rooms, views and service! Right on the beach in Riviera Nayarit, Grand Velas is truly a five star hotel. My wife and I stayed 6 nights in this all- inclusive resort and were sad to leave. The staff is the difference here; if you ask for directions to a room or service, they escort you there. Want a hamburger... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your warm and wonderful words on your December vacation with us. What you are really describing is exactly the feeling that we wish to convey to our valued guests while they are residing with us. The personalized service, wonderful suites and delicious cuisine are just some of the reasons that you would definitely return... More 

Redondo Beach, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

It started when the porter greeted us at the entrance to the hotel. He was so gracious and genuinely greeted us as if we were family. Our check-in was seamless and they had someone show us to our room. Bags were brought to us. Our room had two queen size beds and a direct view of the ocean. We went... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

I wish to thank you very much for your splendid insights on Grand Velas and your experience as a guest. The information that you provide will be very helpful for future guests and your personal feelings will instill in others a fine confidence that a Grand Velas experience is worth the investment. Now that you are a “veteran” with us,... More 

Burlingame, California
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76 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

I took my family of ten to this all inclusive resort for a week of perfection. From the moment of arrival with the front desk coming to our chairs in the lobby and being served cold drinks to the great food served in the 4 restaurants this was one of the best family vacations ever. The rooms were big and... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

It pleases us immensely that we could create such a great satisfaction within your family on every facet of your vacation. The personalized attention directed at your wellbeing and happiness really differentiates us from other resorts. I am very proud of my staff of 570 dedicated attendants for providing each member of your family a “week of perfection”. In being... More 

McKinney, Texas
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70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

This property is beautiful, very well maintained and super clean. The Staff here take pride in their opportunity to be of service to the hotel guests. The Spa and work out facilities and staff are first class. The pool area is beautiful and the staff are on hand to make sure that you want for nothing poolside (drinks, water, food,... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

Thank you very much John for your glowing review on your recent vacation with us. Our purpose is to create very positive expressions such as yours and our staff is very aware of the importance of their individual roles and efforts in making your vacation an extraordinary success. And I am very pleased that our fine service was complemented by... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We took our family,18 of us, over the Thanksgiving week to the Grand Velas, Riviera Nayarit. It was without doubt the finest vacation we have spent with our family. It exceded all our expectations, and we will definitely be back. The resort is beautiful, Magnificent pools for all age groups. The KIds club was wonderful, and the young girls in... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

As a team it certainly makes us very proud to know that we could provide your large family of 18 with the “magnificent vacation” that you were waiting for all this time. From Vania at your check-in to the kids club staff during your recreation time and all the way to the personalized service that you received at your family... More 

Phildelphia
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Reviewed 7 December 2014

We stayed at Grand Velas in October for our honeymoon. My Aunt highly recommended the resort along with its service, food and activities. Walking into the the lobby was breath-taking and the staff was very welcoming insisting that we will enjoy our stay and that they are there if we needed anything. Our room was ocean view (highly recommended). The... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

Congratulations Christine on your lovely marriage and I thank not only you and your husband for selecting Grand Velas to celebrate your honeymoon, but also your aunt for her kind and perfect recommendation. I am very proud of my staff for the way in which they made you feel welcomed and pampered. Our dedicated young men and women are focused... More 

Caledon, Canada
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105 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is our second trip to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. We have yet to find a resort that does so many things well. We booked a penthouse suite to try something different. The room was large and nice but the bathroom was actually smaller than the master suites (only one sink). I think this is because of the roof top... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to know that guests like yourself return to Grand Velas because of the great experience of previous visits. We do our best to instill a positive consistency to our service and are always progressive in bettering our product. I am glad that the upgrade to the Penthouse suite was to your great satisfaction and that... More 

san francisco, ca
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38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Grand Velas during the week of Thanksgiving. Overall the resort is solid 4 stars. The service is great, the food is quite good for an all-inclusive resort and most importantly the beach and the pool areas are very well done. I spent most of the day at the pool with my son who greatly enjoyed the kiddy... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

Thank you very much Katerina for taking the time in writing your thoughts and observations on your recent family vacation with us. I am glad that you and your family really enjoyed the pool and beach areas as well as the cuisine. It is always convenient to have a swimming area for the little ones for the exact reason that... More 

Mission Viejo, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a week at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit -- in a nutshell it was the best vacation one could ever hope for! The attention to detail and customer service were top notch. Alejandro, our concierge, came by our lounge chairs by the pool everyday to see how everything was going for us and asked if there was anything... More 

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DirectorGVRN, General Manager at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, responded to this review

I am not sure that I could have written a nicer review myself. And for your time and attention to detail I thank you very much for sharing your glowing thoughts on your recent family vacation with us. Aside from the main facets of our resort, the facilities, cuisine and service, the main theme of your observations talks much of... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the most luxurious all-inclusive resort in the Puerto Vallarta area; a retreat of lavish beauty and comfort that is sure to exceed your expectations. Having revolutionized the all-inclusive concept, Grand Velas is pleased to offer you a "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" vacation experience with exceptional gourmet dining, world-class hospitality, and luxurious accommodations in a spectacular setting on Mexico's golden coast. Experience a breathtaking resort and spa near Puerto Vallarta that seduces your senses and rejuvenates your spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Address: Av Cocoteros 98 Sur | Riviera Nayarit, Mexico C.P. 63735, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range: ₹ 36,933 - ₹ 1,90,206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit 5*
Number of rooms: 267
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Also Known As:
Grand Velas All Suites And Spa Resort
Grand Velas All Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Grand Velas Hotel
Grand Velas Nuevo Vallarta
Grand Velas Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Family Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#2 Business Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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