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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The Gran Velas is like no other place I have ever visited. From the beautiful suites to the excellent service to the fantastic restaurants in the complex. The Azul was the place to eat for casual dining. Buffet from six in the morning till eleven at night, from breakfast to dinner. We woke up to the sound of the surf...

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

Thank you very much Dennis for considering Grand Velas as your luxurious escape from the frigid temperatures of Sioux Falls. For your five days that you could be with us you really went from one extreme to another and I am sure that you and your family greatly deserved the climate, fishing, personalized attention and cuisine that you all so...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My husband and I stayed at Gran Velas in January, and we absolutely loved it. Our hotel room was clean, and it had a gorgeous view of the ocean. Every morning, we ordered breakfast to our room and enjoyed the view. Overall, the hotel grounds are beautiful and well maintained, the service is excellent, and the food is excellent. We...

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

As a team it certainly pleases us that we could eclipse your all-inclusive vacation expectations. Whether it is enjoying a full breakfast in the comfort of your private terrace or in the elegance of our three gourmet dining options, our goal is to provide you with an extraordinary taste experience in a most refined atmosphere. I hope that you again...

Trail
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The hotel was amazing. Our room was perfect having a parlour room with two small children. The children were happily sleeping while my husband and I could peacefully enjoy an appetizer and wine in the separate living room and deck. Alejandro our concierge made our trip for us. When our four year old daughter cut herself the staff was immediately...

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

Thank you very much for expressing your great delight on your recent family vacation with us and after your first taste of our Grand Velas hospitality and product I can hope that your next vacation decision will be a “no brainer” as well. As general manager I am extremely proud of Alejandro, your concierge that went to great lengths to...

Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Best vacation ever. Beautiful resort, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Great food at azual restaurant and friendly staff. Concierge Oscar was very helpful when my mother fell. Would love to go back.

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

It is very pleasing to know that all aspects of your stay were to your great satisfaction and that this turned out to be your best vacation ever in spite of the accident that your mother suffered. But in situations such as these you now know that the employees of Grand Velas are at your side to assist in any...

Boiling Springs, NC
Reviewed 26 February 2015

This was our second trip to Grand Velas, having visited the property in 2011. From the moment that we stepped on the property until we left we felt as if the resort existed exclusively for us. The service is exemplary and staff always make eye contact, smile, and speak. Although all of the food is good at all restaurants our...

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

I am very pleased that we were able to eclipse your expectations a second time and that the consistency that you experienced in 2011 was very evident on your latest visit. We do our best to focus on the needs of our valued guests and even anticipate them ahead of time when we can. Our breakfast suite service is very...

NYC
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I just wrapped up a fantastic week with three generations of family at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. It was our second time visiting and I can't say enough about the beautiful, modern, suites, the great (and plentiful) food and the incredibly gracious staff. We were particularly impressed at the speed with which Miguel Ortiz, the front desk manager, was...

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

Thank you once again Camille for allowing us the privilege of hosting your lovely family. I am grateful to you for having chosen us again as the setting for such an important and happy vacation and I can see that our consistency has been rewarded with your warm words of approval. Thank you also for recognizing the efficiency and agility...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 February 2015

A Grand Velas vacation is lovely and effortless. The hotel is beautiful, the food is good, and the service is terrific. A special shout-out to the amazing concierge staff, especially the resourceful and hard-working Oscar Lupercio, who will go beyond the norm in helping you with anything you need.

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

Sara I wish to thank you on behalf of Oscar, the entire concierge staff and all of the Grand Velas employees, firstly for selecting us as your vacation destination and of course for taking the time to share your happiness with everybody on TripAdvisor. It is our goal to “go beyond the norm” in making the vacation of our guests...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Stayed here for barely four days last week, 2/16-2/20. I have not stayed at many all inclusive resorts, and typically would avoid them at all costs, but we booked this trip five days before our departure. In some aspects I would give this resort five stars and others I'd say three, so I settle on four. Here's why: When you...

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

Thank you for taking the chance on Grand Velas as your all-inclusive selection for your February vacation. It is very pleasing that you consider us as an “excellent resort and lovely” and despite your prior thoughts on all-inclusive resorts we were able to please you in many ways. I thank you also for your comments and suggestions on how to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We just returned from our second family vacation at Grand Velas Nayarit. Once again, everything was fabulous from the moment we arrived until the well-organized departure. On arrival, every member of our eight family members was given a cool washcloth and a delicious cool drink before being shown to our wonderful suites. Miguel, the Manager at the Front Desk, made...

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

Thank you very much Audrey for sharing your delight on your marvelous family vacation. We too are absolutely delighted to know that the needs and comfort of your family was well in hand and that there wasn´t anything that you were lacking to make it better. Our attention to detail is best exemplified by the dedicated work of Miguel and...

Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Will say we found the hotel 'sleepy'. It's defiantly an older clientele but after visiting the Marival Residence, this hotel is amazing. The grounds are impeccable, the rooms are very nice and spacious. The food amazing. The views breathtaking. The entertainment when there was some at night was great. The pool bar could upgrade the music, it was like elevator...

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Thank you very much for your warm words on your November vacation with us at Grand Velas. As we strive to be the best all-inclusive option in the region we like to listen to the comments and suggestions of our valued guests because after all, it is you we are here for. You are correct in saying that the resort...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $742 - $1,469 (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 Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Grand Velas All Suites And Spa Resort
Grand Velas Hotel
Grand Velas Nuevo Vallarta
Grand Velas Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Family Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#2 Business Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“All rooms have pool and ocean views. Everything is close to your room, no walking for miles to get to pool, facilities or restaurants.”
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“book an ocean view suite if you can.....so big and beautiful.”
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“I recommend higher suites with ocean front views. Spacious.”
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“all rooms face the ocean, some are closer to the water, but all seemed to have an ocean view. 742 is a 2 BR suite that is fantastic.”
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“Wellness suites are excellent”
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