A secluded haven for those who like their beach vacation served with a side of mountains, Puerto Vallarta is peppered with some of Mexico’s most spectacular all-inclusive resorts.
The resorts here offer everything from a kids’ club to an in-room mini bar and more, making them the ideal choice for families looking to get away without spending a fortune.
Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort
With an upscale, all-inclusive beachfront location, the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort is the perfect place for a fun-filled vacation. Enjoy two sparkling pools that overlook Banderas Bay and the mountains, or head to the sand for some relaxing beach time.
Away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Puerto Vallarta, the resort provides a peaceful environment for a stress-free vacation. You can also find a host of on-site facilities for your enjoyment, including a fitness center and outdoor pool.
The property also offers a supervised Kids Club, where children can play and build crafts in a safe environment. In addition, there is a spa that provides massages and facials.
The property also has six restaurants, four bars, an adults-only lounge, and several pools. You can also book a wedding at the Gazebo or dance at Rhythms nightclub.
Sheraton Buganvilias Resort
The Sheraton Buganvilias Resort is a beachfront property in Puerto Vallarta that attracts travelers looking for a relaxing getaway. The resort has 473 rooms and suites, with some having views of the ocean or garden.
Rooms offer air conditioning, cable TV and wireless Internet access, along with a safe, coffee maker, and minibar. Each room also comes with a private bathroom, a hairdryer, and ironing facilities.
Guests can relax by the pool or on the beach, where waiters are available to serve drinks and snacks. For children, the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort has an on-site kids club with fun activities like video games and nature walks.
The Sheraton Buganvilias is a great choice for families and groups looking for a beachfront hotel in Puerto Vallarta. It is located 10 blocks from downtown and has plenty of options for dining and refreshing pools.
Melia Puerto Vallarta
The Melia Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular family-friendly resorts in the Marina Vallarta area. It is located within walking distance of world-class golf, unique shops and historical sites and is minutes away from the airport and the center of Puerto Vallarta.
The resort is packed with a wide variety of activities geared to families of all ages. There are nightly shows, children and teen clubs, spa services and sports including rock climbing and an archery gallery.
Melia Puerto Vallarta offers 324 oversized guest rooms that feature private balconies and ocean or garden views. Rooms are decorated in a neutral color palette of blues, creams and sands.
The hotel is well equipped with everything guests need to relax and enjoy their stay, including a pool, a spa, a fitness center and an onsite artisanal market. There is also an onsite restaurant and bar.
The Hacienda Nuevo Vallarta
The Hacienda Nuevo Vallarta is a new adults-only wing of the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort that adds 192 suites and focuses on Mexican heritage. Designed by architect Ricardo Elias, the hotel’s new area combines classic Mexican decor and architecture with luxury suites surrounded by lush vegetation.
The property’s lobby looks like a Mexican town square, with wrought-iron cafe tables, potted bougainvillea, and traditional wooden carts. Guests are mostly in-transit travelers, but some families and couples stay here, too.
A 5-minute walk from Las Glorias Beach, this hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour reception. Each air-conditioned room has a private bathroom and simple decor.
This is one of the more popular pre- and post-cruise stopovers in Puerto Vallarta, thanks to its convenient location near the airport and cruise terminal. Guests also love the hotel’s quaint central courtyard, where they can sit to drink atole and snack on Mexican pastries.