Riu Vallarta Hotel Nuevo Vallarta Riviera Nayarit Mexico

Overview & General Information

Riu VallartaStyle: The Riu Vallarta Nuevo Vallarta resort features delightful Art Deco-style architecture with stylish décor and a modern vibe geared towards all types of travellers including couples, families, and groups.

Staying true to the RIU brand, the 5-Star Riu Vallarta resort offers endless activities, gourmet gastronomic restaurants and unmatched rest and relaxation. Guests are treated to modern hotel accommodations built in 2006, paired with Riu's renowned All-Inclusive concept and legendary personalized service. You are bound to have a truly unforgettable experience and well-deserved vacation when you choose the Riu hotel in Nuevo Vallarta.

Enjoy Riu Vallarta's 2 fresh water pools with adjoining whirlpool bath, children's swimming pool, loungers, and sun terrace. Guests can take their rest and relaxation to the next level with the famous Riu Vallarta's "Renova Spa" Wellness Centre offering a range of spa treatments and massages.

Families are welcome to stay at the hotel Riu Vallarta Mexico where kids can enjoy RiuLand kid's club, a kid's playground, and a family-friendly pool, where kids of all ages can splash and play as much as they want.

This all-inclusive Mexico hotel offers plenty of activities and sports including volleyball, diving, windsurfing, catamarans, kayaking, golf, and even an introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool. After it gets dark, be sure to hit up the dance floor at the Pacha Club discotheque where the live DJ lays down a great beat night after night.

Riu Vallarta features 4 restaurants and 5 bars:

  • Don Rafael (Restaurant with terrace)
  • Sir George (Gourmet cuisine)
  • Nirvana (Asian cuisine)
  • Flamingo (Beach steakhouse and grill)
  • La Boheme (Lounge bar)
  • Asotira (Lobby bar)
  • Sports Bar
  • La Plaza Bar
  • Mezcal (poolside, swim up bar)

Riu Vallarta is tucked away in Nueva Vallarta between Banderas Bay and the Sierra Madre Mountains, making this one of the most popular destinations in Riviera Nayarit and all of Mexico. Watch a sea turtle release or try surfing on Banderas Bay, or go horseback riding or bungee jumping up in the Sierra Madre.

This Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotel has earned several awards including the HolidayCheck Quality Selection, MLT Quality Assurance Award, and Zoover Awards.

The Riu Hotels & Resorts brand is dedicated to offering a unique experience to all of its guests in 100+ hotels across the best destinations around the world.

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Year Opened: 2006

# Rooms: 550

Area Location: Hotel Riu Vallarta is located in the midst of the Nuevo Vallarta, Flamingos Beach area on Banderas Bay, just 10 minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and 25 minutes to Downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Beach: Located on the expansive Playa de Flamingos beach.


Ave. de los Cocoteros, sn-Lote K
63732 Puerto Vallarta, Nvo.Vallarta


Tel: 52 (322)226-66-00
Fax: 52(322)226-72-55
Toll Free Phone: 1-888 666 8816
Website: www.riu.com
Email: hotel.vallarta@riu.com

Things to Know


  • Check-in Time: 15:00
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00
  • Handicap Access: Yes
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes


Special Policies:

  • At least 1 person 21 years or over in every room during the months of March and April.
  • The remainder of the year, at least 1 person must be 18 years old or over in every room.
  • No student groups under 21 or "Spring breakers" accepted all year round.


Room Types

Double Room Standard: Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Satellite and local TV, Direct dial phone, Radio alarm clock, Minibar and liquor dispenser, Personal safe, Balcony or terrace, Bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer and amenities kit
Maximum occupancy. 2 Adults + 2 Children or 3 Adults + 1 Child

Junior Suite Ocean View: all the above and furthermore with split level living room area, hydro-massage bathtub, iron and ironing board.
Maximum occupancy. 2 Adults + 2 Children or 3 Adults + 1 Child

Junior Suite Jacuzzi Ocean View: all the above and furthermore a jacuzzi on upper terrace
Maximum occupancy. 2 Adults + 2 Children or 3 Adults + 1 Child

Suite Ocean View: as Junior Suite Ocean View and furthermore with bidet, extra shower cabin and walk-in closet.
Maximum occupancy. 2 Adults + 2 Children or 3 Adults + 1 Child

Hotel Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Aerobics
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Shuffleboard
  • Ping Pong
  • Billiards (at additional charge)
  • Children’s miniclub and playground
  • Terrace-solarium
  • Fitness center
  • Jacuzzi & Sauna
  • Spa (at additional charge)
  • “Pacífico” conference room, with 1991.38 sq. ft. of floor space
  • “Bahía Banderas” conference room, with 1302.46 sq. ft. of floor space
  • Pacha Disco
  • Beauty salon (at additional charge)
  • Gift shop
  • Car rental
  • Complimentary wireless Internet in conference room
  • Internet access (at additional charge)
  • Babysitting service (at additional charge)
  • Laundry service (at additional charge)


  • Bicycle rentals (at additional charge)
  • Horseback riding (at additional charge)
  • Golf (at additional charge)

Dining Options

  • 24 Hours All Inclusive snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Main restaurant “Don Rafael” -- Buffet style with show cooking, international and local specialtities. (completely non-smoking)
  • Lunch and snacks “Flamingo” -- During the day
  • Gourmet restaurant “Sir George” -- Á la carte restaurant for dinner.
  • Asian restaurant “Nirvana” -- Specialty restaurant for dinner.
  • Grill Steakhouse restaurant “Flamingo” -- Specialty restaurant for dinner.

Beach Activities, Pools & Bars


  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • SCUBA Diving lesson in pool
  • Kayaking
  • Banana boat (at additional charge)
  • Water skiing (at additional charge)
  • SCUBA Diving Center (at additional charge)


  • 2 swimming pools, each with three integrated Jacuzzis
  • Complimentary sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool area
  • Children’s swimming pool
  • Swim-up bar


Unlimited domestic and a selection of imported alcoholic beverages, tropical juice cocktails and soft drinks,

  • Lobby bar “ Astoria”
  • Lounge bar with terrace “La Boheme”
  • Pavilion bar “La Plaza”
  • Sports bar
  • Pool and swim-up bar “Mezcal”

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