We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Av. De Los Cocoteros S/N, Nuevo Vallarta 63732 Mexico
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
16 people are viewing this hotel
Hotel direct offer!Receive 500 free points
Riu.com
US$244
View deal
Free cancellation until 31/01/22
Reserve now, pay at stay
Expedia.com
US$205
View deal
Free cancellation until 30/01/22
Traveluro
US$175
View deal
Hotels.comUS$205
TravelocityUS$205
PricelineUS$213
View all 16 deals
Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveller (7248)
Room & Suite (1096)
Videos (1)
What is Travellers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travellers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Travel safe during COVID-19
Visit our Travel Safe hub to see how we're helping you make more informed travel decisions during COVID-19.
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Read more
Updated 21/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Hotel Riu Vallarta
Updated 21/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#17 of 33 hotels in Nuevo Vallarta
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travellers' Choice
The All Inclusive 24h Hotel Riu Vallarta, completely renovated in 2019, opens all year round and is located directly on the Playa Flamingos beach in Banderas Bay in Riviera Nayarit. The RIU Classic Hotels offer comfortable rooms and excellent facilities with great leisure and relaxation facilities, as well as international gastronomy. Enjoy a relaxing holiday - whether alone, with family, partner or friends! The location is ideal because of its proximity to Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerías (2km), Puerto Vallarta Airport (PVR) (13 km) and Puerto Vallarta (22 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 678 comfortably furnished rooms and offers many amenities. Relax in the spa or get in shape at the gym. 4 outdoor pools, 1 of them with swim-up bar, and 1 children’s pool with slides. For the youngest guests, RiuLand kids’ club (4-7 & 8-12 years old). For adults, daytime and evening entertainment, as well as discotheque and Riu Get Together Parties. For lovers of gastronomy, live cooking stations at our main buffet, as well as Gourmet, Asian, Italian and Steakhouse specialty restaurants; 5 bars and grill.
Read more
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Golf course
Windsurfing
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Waterslide
Nightclub / DJ
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Car hire
Taxi service
Spa
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
Iron
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Hotel links
Special Offer:Receive 500 free points
7333Reviews2231Q+A100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 2,856
  • 2,479
  • 1,138
  • 502
  • 359
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
110Mimi8109 wrote a review 14 Oct
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My husband and I recently stayed 4 days at the Riu Vallarta and we are definitely returning! We received great service and our experience was simply great! Room was clean restaurants were clean and we received professional service at all times.
Read more
Review collected in partnership with riu.com
Date of stay: October 2021
Value
Rooms
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Jerome G wrote a review 12 Oct
12 contributions14 helpful votes
+1
First off: 5/5 for all the hardworking and dedicated staff who go our of their way to ensure that all guests have an excellent experience. This hotel has been renovated and has been well-maintained. I applaud the cleaning staff for keeping our room clean as well as the whole hotel. This hotel has several resto’s to choose from but our fave is the Kulinarium for their steak with tamarind sauce. Speaking of steak, I would NOT recommend their Steak House: it was such a let-down as we were anticipating that it would be great but it wasn’t, sadly. The lunch and breakfast buffet have decent amounts of choices but I’d recommend to taste a little of everything before deciding what to eat. The Omelette Station and Pancake/Waffle Station are stand-outs as are the oatmeal and fruit spread. For lunch, we love the paella and chicken mole. In this time of the pandemic, please be patient and polite not only to each other but to all the hardworking workers at this hotel. It’s obvious that they all want us to have a good time so please mask up and sanitize your hands when being asked to. No need to argue! I’d definitely recommend this hotel and would try their other branches in Mexico next time. Good job to all the workers/servers/cleaners! You all deserve a pat in the back for all your hard work.
Read more
Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Martin Y wrote a review Sep 2021
98 contributions56 helpful votes
What can I say, really good time, the staff were friendly and looked after us all very well.when we arrived thing's ran like clockwork had a drink waiting for us , we were in our rooms within 10 minutes rooms were lovely had a well stocked fridge with beers, soft drinks ect, also had rum,vodka, gin and whiskey optics on the wall. Room was very nice but a little tired still good ,aircon in rooms .hotel was very clean.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Ed A wrote a review Sep 2021
4 contributions2 helpful votes
This was our first real getaway since, well you know. The Riu Vallarta was amazing to say the least and the staff always willing to help with professionalism and a smile. Fernanda, Alejandra and Nayeli assisted us with check in and out and local transportation and our housekeeper Yesenia kept our accommodations crisp and clean. We will be back.
Read more
Date of stay: September 2021
Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Room Tip: I recommend beachfront for the view and the breeze.
See more room tips
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
SMatthews123 wrote a review Sep 2021
Humble, Texas1 contribution3 helpful votes
Nice hotel clean, nice staff, MASK ARE REQUIRED ALL OVER HOTEL AND OTHER PLACES.. Covid testing to go back home well organized and easy to complete. Covid testing is part time of your stay at hotel, so no need to schedule outside of hotel. Easy to get taxis to ride around in
Read more
Review collected in partnership with riu.com
Date of stay: September 2021
Value
Rooms
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Sleep Quality
3 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Previous
123456
PRICE RANGE
US$168 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
riu vallarta hotel nuevo vallarta, riu vallarta nuevo
LOCATION
MexicoPacific CoastNayaritRiviera NayaritNuevo Vallarta
NUMBER OF ROOMS
678
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Riu Vallarta
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Nearby attractions include Santuario de Cocodrilos El Cora (1.2 km), Nuevo Vallarta Beach (4.0 km), and Estudio-Cafe (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Conveniently located restaurants include Insu Sky Bar, Sabrosa Italia, and La Casona.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Riu Vallarta?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Riu Vallarta?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel Church (13.1 km).
Does Hotel Riu Vallarta have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Hotel Riu Vallarta accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.