Hotel: Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa

Category: 5* All Inclusive

Brand: Palladium Hotels & Resorts

Address: Carretera Punta de Mita Km. 11.5 Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, México 63734

Telephone: +52 329 226 99 00

Fax: +52 329 226 99 09

Email: vallarta@palladiumhotelgroup.com

Local Currency: Mexican Peso

Payment Options: Visa, Mastercard, American Express are accepted

GPS-Pos: 20°36′48″N 105°13′52″O

Total Tax: 16% and 3% Hotel Tax

Built in: 1999 Latest renovation: 2011

Hotel Type: Holiday Resort, Beach Resort, weddings, events, conferences & incentives. Hotel suitable for children

Updated: May 19, 2015


The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa is located in a beachfront paradisiacal haven surrounded by lush tropical local vegetation and 300 meters of fine golden sand bathed by the crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean. It boasts an exquisite Mexican décor and is ideal for getting away from all worries and relaxing after spending your day on the Bahia de Banderas or playing golf at any of the internationally-known courses in the area.

The area’s flora and fauna were taken into careful consideration during the construction of the Resort, and all buildings have been fully integrated into the surrounding vegetation, creating a natural and exotic ambience.

With its golden beaches and exuberant vegetation, this destination encourages all of its visitors to simply lounge under the sun all morning long. Close to the exclusive Punta de Mita area, the Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa brings you the best that Nayarit Riviera has to offer: Breathtaking landscapes, ample gardens, delicious dining, fun facilities, a relaxing Spa and top-notch services.

The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa is overseen by the system of quality management of Palladium Hotels & Resorts, which ensures an excellent level of consistent quality to our guests. In addition, we take very seriously the protection of the environment, supporting sustainable development of environment in the places where our hotels are located.

The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa has won a global certification of sustainable tourism by EarthCheck for adhering to the highest standards of environmental conservation, and the prize Travelife Gold.

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24hrs. reception, check-in with welcome cocktail from 3:00pm, check-out until 12:00pm, laundry service*, wake-up service, currency exchange, luggage room, outdoor parking, disabled access, security personnel, fire alarm, games and activities by the pool and on the beach, free basic Wi-Fi in all the Resort , Sunset Boulevard disco featuring Caribbean and international music, cribs subject to availability*, ice machines, 24 hrs. bellboy service, late check-out subject to availability*, manager’s cocktail once per week, courtesy rooms with bathroom and shower for late check-out, hairdresser*, beauty salon*, gift shop/ souvenirs*, boutique*, guest services desk managed by our public relations staff who will help you with anything you might need, hospitality desks where tour operators provide information and assistance services, excursions desks. Car rental*

Hotel Facilities:

This completely renovated resort boasts aromatherapy in the area of the main lobby, which has also been recently refurbished and decorated, as well as in the Hemingway Bar, and common bathrooms.

6 restaurants (4 “a la carte”) + 7 bars, Baby Club, Mini Club, Junior Club “Black & White”, 2 fresh water pools and 1 salt water pool, water sports, 1 mini zoo, 1 crocodile cage (feeding show once a week), ecological walks through our botanical gardens, large covered theater with shows and games every night, complete Spa with various services that include: vapor bath, sauna and gymnasium. SPA with extra charge with steam bath, sauna, swimming-pool and lounge chairs. Beauty treatments, massages and hairdresser with additional charge.

The resort offers 419 spacious and beautifully decorated rooms with all the most modern amenities. All the rooms are distributed within three buildings that blend harmoniously with the stunning, natural landscape.

External Services* beauty salon*, hairdresser *, 24-hr doctor*, car rental*, shopping center*: located in La Placita courtyard, souvenir shop*, crafts shop*, smoke shop*, drug store*, hospital* (45 km) and several movie theaters*.

* Additional Charges


Pools: One large freshwater swimming pool with children’s area with children’s water park, one adults-only pool, and one saltwater pool.

Main pool: Open from 8:00am to 8:00 pm. Depth: 1.20m; Surface: 2,462 m2

Adults-only Infinity Pool: Open from 8:00am to 00:00 am. Depth: 1.10m; Surface: 373.27 m2.. Heated during winter season.

Saltwater Pool: Open from 8:00am to 8:00 pm. Depth: 1.30m; Surface: 3,000 m2

Children’s Water Park: Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm.

Sports: Aerobics, water aerobics, beach volleyball, petanque, archery, language classes, tennis, tennis night courts*, multipurpose court, gym, pool tables, darts, board games, ping-pong, volleyball, soccer, basketball.

Water Sports: Non-motorized water sports such as catamaran, windsurf, kayak, sailing, snorkeling, water polo, scuba diving lesson in the pool. Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa


Water sports with additional charges: Motorboat trips, deep sea fishing, horseback riding, snorkeling tours, scuba diving and whale watching. These services are offered by third parties.

Children’s facilities:

Playground, baby-sitting*, baby cribs, high chairs for restaurants, special children menus. Mini Club with videogames (XBOX, Play Station y Wii), crafts area, mini theater to see movies and mini shows, playground outdoor, swimming pool, multipurpose field and video projector for video games.

The Resort also features the recently renovated Children’s Clubs:

Baby-Club (1 – 3 years old): open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, offers a special package.

Mini-Club (4 – 12 years old): open from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm, offers special package that includes backpack, cap and crayons.

Jr. Club “Black & White”(13 – 17 years old): open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Night Entertainment: Fun and varied entertainment every night at the hotel’s theater, live music at La Placita Bar, and Discotheque every night.

Complete daily program of daytime sports and entertainment activities on the beach and at the pool.



6 restaurants (4 a la Cartè) and 7 bars feature local and international cuisine. Local and international drinks (with or without alcohol) are offered in the bars. International “Premium” brands of beverages at Hemingway Bar.

Includes all meals at the resort’s restaurants according to their schedules and conditions; night snacks until 6:00 am at the Sports Bar; unrestricted use of “a la carte” restaurants, reservations are not required (subject to availability), unlimited visits, pagers available, men must wear long pants and long sleeve shirts (no shorts allowed); local beverages, selection of international beverages and welcome drink available in some bars, wine list*.

Buffet Restaurants:

El Bosque Restaurant: Recently refurbished restaurant, including new décor and floors, where you can enjoy buffet-style international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Theme nights: Mexican, Gala, French, Italian, Seafood, Spanish, Asian and International. It also features the American corner called Grand Palladium Burger. Breakfast 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Lunch: 12:30 to 15:00, Dinner: 18:30 to 22:00.

Las Terrazas Restaurant: Outdoor buffet-style snack restaurant located in front of the mail pool. Open: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. At nighttime this restaurant serves as an additional “a la carte” Ribs & More Restaurant.

“A la carte” Restaurants. Schedules are subject to seasonal changes; available only for evening meals.

Summer Hours: 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Winter Hours: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa


Viva México Restaurant: Offers “a la carte” dinners with Mexican cuisine specialties. Air conditioning. Features outdoor terrace. Located opposite the adults-only pool.

Portofino Restaurant: Offers “a la carte” dinners with Mediterranean cuisine specialties. Air conditioning. Located opposite main pool.

Bambú Restaurant: Completely refurbished, this restaurant offers “a la carte” dinners with Oriental cuisine specialties. Air conditioning. Located on the second floor of El Bosque Restaurant.

Ribs & More Restaurant: This new restaurant offers “a la carte” dinners with Steak House Grill specialties. Located in an outdoor terrace.


La Placita, lobby bar Open: 10:00am –01:00am

Live music every night.

Secret Bar, outdoor bar (adults-only pool) Open: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Olas Bar, main pool bar Open: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Hemingway bar Open: 6:00 pm – 1:00 am

“Premium” beverages and air conditioning. Adults only.

Sunset Boulevard, Disco & Bar Open: 11:00pm –02:00am

Sports bar Open: 09:00 am – 06:00 am

Snacks Open: 06:00 pm – 06:00 am

Beach Bar: Open: 11:00am –06:00pm

Located at the beach, cocktail menu

Also featuring: The following open air services, closed during rainy season (June to September approximately) are subject to weather changes and availability.

BBQ: Grill, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday Open: 06:30pm – 10:30 pm. Reservations required with public relations.

Paella: Spanish specialty, Wednesday and Saturday Open: 12:30 pm to 01:30 pm. No reservation requires

Dinner with Stars at beach area, previous reservation*.

Lobster menu at a la Carte Restaurants.*


How to get to Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa

By car: When leaving the airport, take the highway to Guadalajara (20km). Turn right into the Punta de Mita road. Stay on this one-lane road during the next 11.5 kilometers (way of two rows only). You will find a road sign 500m before reaching the hotel entrance. The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa will be on your left.

By Taxi: There’s a taxi stop at airport. The ride is around 50min /35km at an approx. cost of $65 USD.

Transfer Service*: Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa


This service is not available in Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa although we can arrange airport – hotel transfer with Aeromóvil company (Fare depends on people number). Important: transportation hotel-airport has to be in taxi.



The beauty of this destination can be appreciated from the air as a small colonial city surrounded by tropical vegetation and nestled in the Bahía de Banderas, the biggest bay in Mexico and the second largest in North America. Puerto Vallarta seems to climb up from the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean towards the Sierra Madre’s jade-green mountains that evoke really deep emotions. The city center includes the main courtyard and the emblematic tower of the Church of Guadalupe and her filigree crown. You’ll feel the magic of Puerto Vallarta that no other beach destination can offer. It brings together the essence and warmth of an old colonial Mexican town with the luxury and high technology of a modern tourist destination.

Punta de Mita

Punta de Mita is where the most amazing fantasies about the Tropics’ mysticism and beauty do come true. It’s located about 45 minutes northeast from Puerto Vallarta in an exotic setting that has been created thanks to the natural formations of volcanic rocks that covered this area of the bay. Long extensions of fine sand beaches and spectacular clear-blue waters surround Punta de Mita. Punta de Mita is considered one of the best places to practice deep sea fishing, snorkeling and surfing. Punta de Mita features world-class restaurants where you can indulge your palate as well as your sight because many of them offer outstanding views of the bay or dinner under the star-filled skies.

Visits and Excursions*:

Scuba Diving Trips: For beginners and certified divers. Pro and amateur divers can enjoy the great marine life that inhabits the clear warm waters of the Bahía de Banderas and Mexican Pacific Ocean.

Golf: The golf courses around the area are located mostly in Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta. You can reach them by taxi. Just ask at the reception desks about rates.

Aquaventuras Park: This world-class sea attraction and water park is located right next to the exit towards the Nuevo Vallarta tourist area (10 minutes from the international airport). This magical place features a series of water games, lazy river, kid’s club and sunbathing areas that provide fun for the whole family. You’ll learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about dolphins. Watch these noble, beautiful and intelligent creatures dance and sing. Swim with them in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Check out the fun-side of sea lions and exotic birds, and discover the turtle sanctuary while you help support their conservation and reproduction program.

Buccaneer Night Tour: Sing, dance and laugh until tears fall down your face during the entertainment shows and games our “pirates” have created just for you. Enjoy a delicious dinner that includes your choice of beef medallions with shrimp brochette, chicken cordon blue or mahi-mahi filet, each served with rice, steamed vegetable or pasta. Your adventure includes a fascinating pre-Hispanic show and fireworks.

Canopy Adventures Tour: Canopy Tour is a truly thrilling ecological experience that offers you the unique opportunity to glide through the treetops on a network of cables suspended high above

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the jungle trails in Puerto Vallarta’s tropical forest. On this spectacular eco-adventure tour, you will experience what can only be described as a pulse-stopping view of one of the most beautiful and complex biological communities on earth. Just forty-five minutes from Puerto Vallarta, in the heart of the tropical forest of the Sierra Madre Mountains, lies this private eco-reserve – a biological paradise where you will discover a stunning profusion of Mexico’s tropical flora and fauna. Our Canopy Adventure gives you the opportunity to experience this amazing wilderness from a unique perspective. With the assistance of our experienced guides, you can sail from tree to tree and platform to platform on a network of pulleys and horizontal cables that are mounted between 10 and 70 feet above the ground of the tropical forest. This exciting adventure consists of 14 observation platforms, 11 horizontal traverses, a Tarzan swing two hanging bridges and a thrilling vertical descent. Our knowledgeable guides will assist you every step of the way – from the time you leave the ground until you rappel back down to the forest floor. Our Canopy Adventure was built and designed by ‘The Original Canopy Tour’ of Costa Rica which has the best safety record in the industry.

Participants are under the constant care and supervision of highly qualified personal who have received over 200 hours of formal training in Canopy Tour operations and safety techniques and we use only top-quality equipment that is regularly and rigorously inspected and maintained. Designed for thrill seekers of all ages.

Details of interest:

Official time UTC – 6, Summer UTC -5

Official language Spanish

Official currency Mexican Peso

Population 255, 725 people

Voltage: 110 V (A European adapter is needed)

Points of interest:

Distance to the beach: 0km Distance to Puerto Vallarta’s center: 55km – 60min Distance to Mexicana Shopping Center: 40km – 45min Distance to Mega Shopping Center: 30km – 35min Distance to Wal-Mart Sam’s 50km – 55min

Shopping Center: 50km – 55min Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (PVR) Airport: 45km – 50min


Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa offers two meeting rooms that can be easily adapted to a wide array of sizes and set-ups which are ideal for celebrating any type of convention, conference or meetings, with a staff that will cater to your needs.


















SALÓN 1 125.00 5.0 12.50 No 112 75 40 50
SALON 2 125.00 5.0 12.50 No 112 75 40 50
GRAN SALÓN ( 1 & 2) 250.00 10.0 25.00 No 224 150 80 100
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