Marival Distinct Nuevo Vallarta Mexico | Nayarit Hotel

Marival Distinct Nuevo Vallarta
2020 – AAA 4-Diamond Award Winner!

Marival Distinct Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit is a complete, luxury vacation resort and spa experience. This Nayarit hotel offers an unmatched all-inclusive Mexico vacation plan as well as an independent European Plan – A World Apart, in a Class by Itself!

As a recipient of the 2020 AAA 4-Diamond Award (and the only Villa-Style resort hotel in the area), Marival Distinct Nuevo Vallarta features luxury residences that feel more like a home than a hotel. Ultra-modern, elegantly appointed spacious residences and private villas surround and pamper guests from the moment they arrive.

2020 AAA 4-Diamond Award
2016 AAA 4-Diamond Award
2020 US News & World Report #13 Best All-Inclusive Resort
Ranked #10 – Out of TripAdvisor’s
25 Most All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico
TripAvisor’s GreenLeadersTM Platinum Winner!

Marival Distinct luxury residences features one to four fully equipped bedrooms with plush accommodations that start at 1400 sq. feet. These luxury hotel suites are sure to provide every comfort of home, and then some! Villa style hotel accommodations include unique garden and poolside units, special penthouses with private rooftop pools, and exclusive 3 bedroom, 3940 sq. foot villas with private pools.

The “leave your worries at home” all-inclusive vacation plan offered at this hotel in Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit includes your choice of Villa size and all meals (gourmet breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner). National and premium brand drinks are on the house, plus special transportation anywhere within the Marival resort.

Also included, through Select Tours, is your choice of one excursion activity during your stay, taking in some of the area’s most popular activities from sailing to dolphin encounters to zip lining. Other perks include unlimited Golf Greens Fee at 3 courses as well as nanny options for families with young children.

Another perk of Marival Distinct Nuevo Vallarta is that guests have access to the Private VIP Beach Club with full food and beverage service, plus beach concierge.

Guests can also take advantage of unlimited use of services and facilities at the sister resort, Marival Emotions Nuevo Vallarta.

Restaurants at this Marival resort include.

• Omaggio – International Restaurant
• Lemmon Grass – Casual Cuisine
• Insu Sky Lounge
• Brunello
• Beach Club
• Plus Private Chefs available to prepare meals in the privacy of your Villa

Getting Married in Mexico?

From the uniquely decorated wedding gazebo to the wedding DJ, wedding cake, champagne, and a complimentary 30-minute massage for the newly married couple, we are here to make your special day truly memorable.

Honeymoon in Mexico at Marival Distinct

We make every honeymoon exceptional with chilled champagne, tropical flowers, and a perfect sunset picture of the new bride and groom.

Marival Distinct Nuevo Vallarta is a Trip Advisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence Winner, a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Recipient, and an AAA 4-Diamond Award winner for 2016 and 2020. It was the recipient of the 2020 US News & World Report #44 Best Hotels in Mexico!

Balcony view at Marival Residences Luxury Resort in Nuevo Vallarta Riviera Nayarit Mexico
General Information

Overview & General Information

Year Opened: December 2009

# Rooms: 165

Area Location: Marival Distinct Luxury Residences is perfectly situated in the heart of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit, just 10 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta’s airport.

Beach: Exclusive Private VIP Beach Club at Banderas Bay is just a few minutes stroll or ride in our private beach club golf carts. The Private VIP Beach Club is adjacent. Leave the world behind and enjoy the myriad of services the VIP Beach Club has to offer:

  • Massage area
  • Tropical drinks
  • Food and beverage service
  • International music
  • Air-conditioned area
  • Showers
  • Towel Service
  • And so much more!


Paseo Cocoteros 53
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit
C.P.: 63732


Local Phone: (52) 322 226 82 00
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-200-0204
Fax #: (52) 322 297 01 62

Things to Know

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

Marival Distinct Room Types

One to Four Bedroom stylish, elegantly appointed, completely equipped Luxury Residences that start at over 1400 sq. feet…every bedroom in each residence has its own full bathroom for convenience and privacy. From fine linens and pillow menus to pampering bath amenities and modern entertainment systems, everything is here for your comfort, surrounding guests in a wonderfully luxurious experience.

Poolside units, rooftop penthouses with private pools and exclusive, private villas are amongst the special accommodation types available.

All Marival Distinct Residences feature a fine list of amenities including:

  • Private terrace: Open, spacious design in all rooms
  • Fully-equipped kitchen: Coffee maker • Full-size refrigerator • Convenient shelving and storage completely equipped with china, silverware and fine glassware • Dishwasher and other home conveniences
  • Contemporary bathrooms: Hair dryer • Scale • Bath robes and slippers • Luxury bath kit
  • Distinct daily turndown service: Deluxe bedrooms • Luxury bedding & Linens • Pillow menu • Romantic indirect illumination
  • Communications and entertainment systems: Telephone • High-speed WiFi Internet • Plasma TV ( 32” and 42”) • DVD player upon request
  • Home conveniences: Iron and ironing board • Laundry room • Umbrella • Safety deposit box.

Marival Distinct Hotel Facilities

  • State-of-the-art gym, personal trainers and pilates can be arranged
  • Tennis court
  • VIP Beach Club (food & beverage, beach concierge services)
  • 24-hr. Distinct room service
  • Distinct daily turndown service
  • Nanny for up to 8 hours free (min. 5 night stays)
  • Unlimited dining delicacies with no restrictions for specialty restaurants
  • Gourmet meals prepared by our select Chefs for in-Residence dining (additional cost)
  • Complimentary Courtesy Room for early arrivals or late check outs (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary water, soft drinks & beer in fridges
  • Luxury bedding & Pillow menu
  • Plasma TV & DVD on Request
  • Full size refrigerator (additional charges apply on food stock-up)
  • Bath robes and slippers
  • Luxury amenities in the bathroom
  • Private adults only pool / Kids Pool
  • Jacuzzi

The unique “World Spa” featuring nine international specialty treatment centers from around the world – a truly luxurious experience.

Plaza Shops Complex including Convenience Store, Gourmet Deli and Sushi restaurant also on site (additional cost).

Preferential access and special rates for activities at the new Marina Riviera Nayarit.

Transportation to downtown Vallarta: municipal bus and taxi service (additional charges apply)

Additional Special All-Inclusive Features & Services:

All About Tours and Golf

The All-Inclusive plan at Marival Distinct offers you unlimited Golf Greens Fees at a choice of 3 courses which include the Vista Nicklaus and Vista Weiskopf, hosts of the 2002 World Championships and 2006 PGA Seniors Tours, and the Marina Vallarta course. (mandatory cart fee additional)

The All-Inclusive plan includes your choice of the area’s most popular, top of the line excursions and tours including:

  • Canopy Tour
  • Sunset sailing tour
  • Dolphin encounter
  • Sea Lion encounter
  • Kontiki
  • City tour

Additional excursions and tours are available at a 50% Savings to Distinct guests…lifetime memories at half the price including Sierra Madre Expedition, Outdoor Adventure, Dolphin Signature Swim, Las Caletas & Rhythms of the Night just to name a few.

Free Wedding and Romance Packages

Visit our website or contact us for full details about our Free Wedding Ceremony and Reception Package ($2500 USD value) and our specials for celebrating your Honeymoon or Anniversary.

Services & Amenities

Marival Distinct Dining Options

Omaggio International Restaurant to delight your palate with the world’s flavors

Lemmon Grass Casual Cuisine where you’ll find a variety of foods available while you enjoy the sun and our magnificent pool.

Brunello Wine Bar offering you a fine variety of wines from our spectacular wine cellar.

Restaurants in the Commercial Area: 

  • Deli where you will find a wide variety of healthy products for your consumption ($)
  • Nicksan Japanese Food with the best Sushi bar you can imagine. ($)

Beach Activities, Pools & Bars

Beach: The VIP Beach Club is located a short stroll of transfer by our private golf carts away, adjacent to the Marival Emotions. Our Private Beach Club features:

  • Two levels with open-air rooftop plus terrace with air conditioning
  • Personal beachside service with chaise lounges
  • Ocean-view massages
  • Casual menu for beachside food service
  • Beach concierge
  • Tropical drinks
  • Food and beverage service
  • International music
  • Air-conditioned area
  • Showers
  • Towel service

Pools: Private adults-only Jacuzzi and four tented massage beds • Kiddy pool and play area • Jacuzzi • Large free-form swimming pool surrounded by gently curving sunning and tanning areas • Entire area within verdant gardens with numerous water features • Lounges for sunbathing or just relaxing in sun or shade


Brunello Wine Bar offering you a fine variety of wines from our spectacular wine cellar.

Insú Sky Lounge and contemporary pool lounge with meals that awaken your senses, spectacular views, and an inviting infinity pool. At night it becomes the place to be, where you can enjoy the best martinis and margaritas lounge in the area.

Contact & Reservations

Marival Distinct Hotel Reservations

Contact us for Information & Reservations:

Local Phone: (52) 322 226 82 00
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-200-0204

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