Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta Mexico | Riviera Nayarit Hotel

Mayan Palace – Family Friendly Luxury Hotel

2016 AAA 4 Diamond Award Winner

The Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta resort hotel is Grand in every sense of the word! This family friendly vacation resort is complete with endless pools, impeccable gardens, golf, gourmet dining, and activities for all ages.

Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta is a place to let loose and relax. Year after year families return to this popular resort hotel that channels Mexico’s rich heritage and history into a unique experience that will transcend any typical vacation.

The hotel architecture features a grand entrance where giant Mayan warriors tower overhead and welcome you. Guests can choose from Master Rooms, One Bedroom Suites, and Two Bedroom Suites. Many hotel rooms feature Jacuzzis, terraces, private plunge pools, and more.

Opulent accommodations and lavish amenities span the half-mile stretch of the Pacific Ocean beach and the white sandy shoreline of Banderas Bay.

Mayan Palace Water Activities

Nuevo Vallarta’s Grand Mayan Palace is known for seemingly endless pools that offer hours of entertainment and relaxation under the warm Mexican sun:

  • Grand Mayan Pools – a large cluster of pools featuring activities, sand, palm trees, and swim-up bars
  • Grand Mayan Lazy River – winds around the Grand Mayan grounds
  • Grand Mayan Wave Pools and Pyramid Slide – features two wave pools, attached sand beach, and slide for adventurous swimmers
  • Mayan Palace Pools – trails along the Pacific Ocean with breathtaking views of the beach and dramatic sunsets each evening
  • Kid’s Club Aqua Park – playground inside a pool with slides, fountains, and activities
  • Sea Garden Pool – features a Jacuzzi, fountains, and swim-up bar

Dining & Entertainment

Guests of the Grand Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta enjoy access to over 20 restaurants in the Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort. Choose from endless cuisine options including crepes, fresh seafood, tortes, sushi, custom made burgers, breakfast buffets, frozen yogurt, Spanish tapas, and much more. The Executive Chefs work hard to bring inspiring and flavorful plates to satisfy each taste palette.

The Grand Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta resort also offers guests live music, shows, sports, classes, tours, fitness activities, and a variety of other options to fill your time while on vacation in the Riviera Nayarit. Indulgence is yours at Vidanta’s Brio Spa made available to guests of The Grand Mayan Palace. Guests can also play a round of golf at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course. This par 70 course is challenging with seven lakes, 49 bunkers, and strong crosswinds.

The awe-inspiring Grand Mayan Palace hotel is the largest hotel at the Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort. The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta is a Members-only resort that makes unused rooms available to non-members from time to time.

Grand Mayan Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta Riviera Nayarit Mexico
General Information

Grand Mayan Palace Overview & General Information

Year Opened: 2004

# Rooms: 789

Area Location: Situated within Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort’s 300 acres of tropical paradise are 9 miles of wooden pathways, 5 resort hotels, and 27 pristine pools. Located at the heart of Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta, this Riviera Nayarit resort is just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta International Airport and 20 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Beach: The Grand Mayan Hotel is located on an expansive ¾ mile stretch of prime beachfront property on Banderas Bay.


Av. Paseo de las Moras – Fracc. Nautico Turistico
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, 63735


Local Phone: 011- 52-322-2264000
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-999-3223
Fax #: 011-52-322- 2264032

Things to Know

  • Check-in Time: 15:00
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00
  • Handicap Access:Yes, all areas of the hotel have handicap access through ramps and elevators. Guest rooms are equipped with handicap facilities in bathroom.
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express.
Room Description

Room Types

The Grand Master Room – The 438 Sq. ft. Grand Master Room features 1 King size bed and 1 sofa bed, private Jacuzzi, Balcony or Terrace, A/C, Ceiling fan, remote controlled satellite/cable TV, Telephone, electronic security box, Hair dryer, plus a host of lavish amenities to ensure your every comfort. There is a maximum occupancy of 2.

The Grand Suite – The 811 Sq. ft. Grand Suite features 1 King size bed and 2 Sofa beds, private Jacuzzi, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, A/C, Ceiling fan, Remote controlled satellite/cable TV, Telephone, Electronic security box, Hair dryer, and a Kitchen. The Kitchen includes Electronic Stove, Mini fridge, Microwave, Toaster, Coffee maker, Blender, Tableware and Utensils. There is a maximum occupancy of 5.

Hotel Facilities

GOLF COURSE: Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy a round on the Jim Lipe-designed championship course.

FULL SERVICE SPA: Pamper yourself—you deserve it! Brio Spa & Body Care features a state-of-the-art gym, Jacuzzi, sauna and Swiss shower, along with relaxing seaside massages, rejuvenating facials, hydrating body wraps and gentle exfoliations with Pacific Sea crystals.

KID’S PROGRAM: The complimentary Mayaamigos Kid’s Club offers diverse indoor and outdoor activtities, both day and evening programs of fun for children of all ages. Our professional staff will supervise and entertain your kids while you are on the beach, away for the day or out to dinner.

  • Largest Swimming Pool in the Destination
  • Kayak Rentals and Boat Rides in inner lakes and canals
  • Shuttle Transportation within Resort
  • Mini-Train Rides inside Hotel Facailities
  • Full Aquatic and Sports Activities Center
  • Bicycles
  • Jogging Track
  • Tennis Courts
  • Health Club
  • Cybercafé
  • Car Rental Agency
  • Parking – Valet, Garage and Disabled
  • Excursions and Tour Desk
  • Banquet Facilities
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Boutique
  • Catholic Sunday Mass
  • Pharmacy
  • Mini Supermarket
  • 24 Hour Medical Service
  • Washers/Dryers, Laundry, Dry Cleaning Service
  • Ice/Vending Machines
Services & Amenities

Mayan Palace Dining Options

Our variety of restaurant options feature distinctive selections prepared by acclaimed international chefs including local favorites and world-class specialty cuisine at very affordable prices. Sprawling buffets are presented for breakfast and dinner in a casual lakeside setting. Room service is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as romantic in-room dining by special request. The magnificent lay out of this resort allow all guest to enjoy an extended variety of restaurants and bars, featuring almost ten different outlets. Seasonal theme parties, Mexican and Beach Parties, tickets available at Concierge Desk.

Samba – Enjoy a buffet for breakfast, a snack for fun poolside or an a la carte menu for dinner. Enjoy the most beautiful sunsets surrounded by lush vegetation to the sounds of soft contemporary music. The unique architectural style featuring a pergola ceiling maintains a pleasant temperature all day long and the teak furniture offers maximum comfort while you enjoy our cuisine.

Ola Mulata Snack & Pool Bar – Enjoy your favorite snack or drink from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Green Break – Exclusive athmosphere overlooking our magnificent golf courses. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Balance Health Snack Bar – Next to our Gym, enjoy a healthy snack or smoothie all day from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Tramonto Restaurant & Bar – Fusion cuisine featuring our world acclaimed Chef’s specialties. Open for dinner from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.

The Grand Lobby Bar – Live music daily from 8:00 to 11:00 pm.

Cobalto Disco & Sport Bar – located next door at the Maya Palace ground. Open from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Check with our concierge for our weekly Beach Party or Fiesta Mexicana. Make your reservations on time.

Room Service, 24 hours.

Beach Activities, Pools & Bars

Beach: The Resort has an expansive beach almost ¾ mile wide and perfect for swimming and ocean activities as well as simply soaking up the warm Pacific sun. Beach Volleyball and Kayaking are 2 of the favorites here…and you can explore the interconnecting lakes and canals in your own kayak or pedal boat.

Pools: TRIP ADVISOR RATED BEST SWIMMING POOL in Latin America! Dive into the largest and longest pool in all of Latin America – this is a pool with twists, turns and personality to say the least! There are parts of this pool perfect for every person and every mood including numerous lap pools and a kid’s mini aquatic play area. Drift peacefully along our tranquil “LAZY RIVER” that envelops the aquatic center of the resort or play in the 52,500 square foot wave pool complete with water slides…Swim at your leisure or join an Aqua Aerobics class.


Ola Mulata Snack & Pool Bar – Enjoy your favorite snack or drink from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Balance Health Snack Bar – Next to our Gym, healthy snacks/smoothies 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.

The Grand Lobby Bar – Live music daily from 8:00 to 11:00 pm.

Cobalto Disco & Sport Bar – next door at the Maya Palace, open from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Contact & Reservations

Mayan Palace Hotel Reservations

Contact us for Information & Reservations

Contact Vidanta

Toll Free Phone: 1-877-999-3223

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