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Get an overview of this hotelRecreation-lover's resort on Nuevo Vallarta beach


On Banderas Bay

This 495-room resort on Banderas Bay's North Shore in Nuevo Vallarta offers a wide variety of recreation from climbing wall to archery range as well as family, "quiet," and children's pools.

All-Inclusive resort

Water-sports equipment, 7 eateries and 7 bars, day and night activities, a disco, teens' facilities, and a children's club are among amenities included in room rates at Marival Resort & Suites Nuevo Vallarta All Inclusive.

Rooms and suites

Marival Resort & Suites Nuevo Vallarta offers barefoot-friendly, tropical-decor guestrooms and one- , two-, and three-bedroom suites that include marble bathrooms. Televisions offer premium channels.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Miniature golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Transportation to golf course


  • Pilates
  • Yoga

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Bottled wine
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

A health-and-beauty spa includes women's and men's saunas and offers massages, body treatments, reflexology, facials, waxing, and hair and nail care. (Surcharges for all services.) A business center contains computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharges), and wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in the Marival Resort's public areas. An air-conditioned room contains video-game stations, pool, and table tennnis.

Ground transportation:

Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

The resort offers Marival Kids, a fun program for parents and children, where guests will find a whole program of activities, from a pirate adventure, an extreme rally, family skill, to games on the beach and more. There are also activities for teens, such as water polo, beach volleyball, ride bicycles, basketball, ping pong, tennis courts, climbing wall. A games room is also available.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Spa tub 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Nightclub 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 495 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Wedding services 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free breakfast 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Children's club 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 180 MXN per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 180 MXN per day )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Balcony 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Advance reservations are required for à la carte dining at specialty restaurants, for tables with a maximum of eight guests. Guests should contact the resort directly, using the contact information on the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site. Groups larger than eight can still contact the resort for special arrangements such as a group of tables or group dinners with special set menus. Reservations may be made 5–7 days prior to arrival at the resort. Reservations are subject to availability. A maximum number of reservations per stay applies, please contact the hotel in advance for information.

Breakfast: 7 AM - Noon

Lunch: 1 PM - 5 PM

Dinner: 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Long pants for men.) Reservations required for dinner only.

Casa Bella - Air-conditioned dining room and terrace seating. Breakfast, lunch, and theme dinner buffets.

La Pergola - Air-conditioned dining room and terrace seating. À la carte breakfast and lunch featuring international and Mexican choices. À la carte dinner with Mediterranean menu. Dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code requires long pants and no sleeveless shirts for men.

Sample breakfast menu for La Pergola

  • Pancakes and waffles (Belgian, Classic, Danish...)
  • Omelets (Spanish, Farmers, American, Nova Scotia...)
  • Poached eggs (Variety of styles)
  • Mexican Corner (Ranch-style eggs, Mexican-style eggs, Chilaquiles, etc.)
  • Juices
  • Fruits
  • Yogurts

    Sample lunch menu for La Pergola


  • Barbecued pork ribs
  • Seasonal fruits with sherbet or cottage cheese
  • Caesar salad with chicken
  • Chef's salad


  • Vegetable
  • Noodle
  • Chicken consommé

    Snack foods:

  • Nachos “Panchos” with chopped flank steak or chicken served with beans, jalapeño and melted cheese.
  • Angus burger with cheese and French fries

    Main courses:

  • Philly cheese steak with rib-eye sautéed mushrooms, Gruyere cheese in ciabatta bread, and green salad
  • Enchiladas Bahia de Banderas (tortillas stuffed with crayfish or shrimp and soft chipotle sauce)


  • Crème brulée with mango
  • Crepes with caramelized pears served with red fruits coulis and coconut ice-cream

    Sample dinner menu for La Pergola


  • Coquille Saint Jacques
  • Salmon cornets
  • Fried Camembert
  • Avocado stuffed with seafood


  • Nut cream
  • Cream of crab with cognac
  • Seafood
  • Mushrooms, spinach, pumpkin in chicken broth


  • Asparagus, tomatoes, cheese
  • Mushrooms, beets, peppers in lime vinaigrette
  • Watercress, spinach, tomato, bacon, Roquefort cheese
  • Hearts of palm, lettuce, artichokes


  • Capellini with tomato sauce
  • Tortellini with four-cheese sauce
  • Linguine with mussels
  • Fettucine with vegetables

    Main courses:

  • Salmon with honey and ginger in red-wine sauce
  • Parmesan chicken
  • Mushroom-stuffed beef medallions with merlot sauce
  • Veal loin in red-pepper sauce
  • Shrimp with mushrooms, cream sauce
  • Roasted duck in cherry sauce
  • Pork medallions in tarragon sauce with mushrooms
  • Prawns and beef fillet


  • Two-chocolate mousse
  • Cheesecake
  • Chocolate cake
  • Pear Melba
  • French pastry
  • Specialty coffees with whiskey, Kahlua, or chocolate

    Amalfi - Contemporary ambience. À la carte Italian dinner menu. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants or dress shorts; no sleeveless shirts for men.

    Sample menu for Amalfi


  • Mushrooms sautéed in garlic butter
  • Beef or salmon carpaccio
  • Fried mozzarella with marinara sauce
  • Vitello tonnato


  • Onion soup with Parmesan mousse
  • Lobster cappuccino with saffron and Parmesan mousse
  • Minestrone


  • Caesar
  • Organic lettuces, roasted chicken breast, and balsamic vinaigrette
  • Crab, avocado, mozzarella cheese, lettuce, and balsamic vinaigrette


  • Lasagna de la Nonna
  • Spaghetti alla carbonara
  • Penne alla Amatriciana
  • Fettuccine Alfredo

    Main courses:

  • T-bone steak alla Fiorentina
  • Scampi on grilled sweet peppers, tomato sauce, and mozzarella
  • Roasted lamb medallion on polenta, with grapes and Chianto sauce


  • Tiramisu with moka
  • Cannoli with pistachios
  • Baked apple tatin with cinnamon ice cream
  • Specialty coffees with whiskey, Kahlua, or chocolate

    Las Palomas - Contemporary Mexican decor and ambience. À la carte dinner menu. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants or dress shorts; no sleeveless shirts for men.

    Sample menu for Las Palomas


  • Mexican plate with tacos, sopes, quesadillas, guacamole
  • Melted cheese with sausage, poblano chili, mushrooms
  • Chicken nachos


  • Tortilla with avocado, guajillo chili, cheese, sour cream
  • Cream of corn and pumpkin flower with tortillas and Oaxaca cheese


  • Mixed greens, tomatoes, granade, panela cheese, and quail eggs in a Jamaica vinaigrette
  • Mango and apples with shrimp and a touch of habanera chili

    Main courses:

  • Beef, chicken, or shrimp fajitas
  • Sole filet marinated with red sauce over grilled pineapple, tortilla chips, green chili, lemon, and coriander
  • Shrimp and pumpkin-flower crêpes
  • Chicken enchiladas
  • Three empanadas stuffed with smoked marlin, shrimp, pumpkin flower, requeson cheese with chipotle, poblano, and guajillo chili sauce


  • Three milk cake
  • Sugar fritters with coconut ice cream
  • Crêpes with crystallized fruits, maracuya coulis, tequila

    La Bamba - Open air spot serving snack foods such as burgers, hot dogs, nachos during day. À la carte steakhouse at night. Dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code: Long pants or dress shorts, no sleeveless shirts for men.

    Sample dinner menu for La Bamba


  • Salad bar
  • Buffalo wings
  • Lattice potatoes


  • Cream of prawn
  • French onion

    Main courses:

  • Salmon
  • Shrimp and fish kabob
  • Tuna steak
  • Arrachera, New York, or sirloin steak
  • Barbecued pork ribs
  • Grilled chicken Dijon


  • Chocolate cake
  • Cheesecake
  • Fruit tart
  • Specialty coffees with whiskey, Kahlua, or chocolate

    Terraza Portofino - Open-air spot with bar serving snack foods such as burgers and nachos from Noon to 2:30 AM (hours subject to change).

    Cesar's Club Bar - Located in disco. DJ music.

    M & M Bar - Open-air spot specializing in martinis and margaritas.

    Mirabel - Grand side lobby bar open. Live music.

    Volare - Club side lobby bar. Live music.

    Room service is available during limited hours for a surcharge.

  • Entertainment

    Activities include:

    • Nightly entertainment, including music/dance shows and casino nights
    • Dancing in Cesar's Club disco
    • Spanish, dance, and cocktail lessons
    • Bicycle and kayak tours
    • Bingo
    • Stretching, spinning, aerobics, Pilates, and yoga classes
    • Pool aerobics
    • Ping-Pong and croquet tournaments
    • Tennis clinics
    • Golf clinics at Flamingos golf course

    Nearby Things to Do

    Each of the Marival Resort's two sides (Grand and Club) features swimming pools accessible to all resort guests. Measuring 48.5 meters (53 yards) long and with a swim-up bar, the free-form Grand pool serves as the activities pool. It's bordered by a 6-meter-diameter (20-ft) children's pool, a 5.5-meter-diameter (18-ft) spa tub, and a 23-meter-long (25-yd) children's-only water park with slides and toadstool shower.

    On the Club side, an irregularly shaped 26.5-meter-long (29-yd) family pool contains a swim-up bar and a 10-person jetted section. Adjacent is a 6-meter-square (20-foot-square) children's pool. Flanked by the Club side's villas, a narrow, 45.75-meter-long (50-yd) freeform "quiet" pool is reserved for guests aged 12 and older.

    The resort's 251.5-meter (275-yard) frontage on the mile-long beach along Banderas Bay's north shore features thatched-roof palapas for shade. Palapas also supply shade on sundecks surrounding swimming pools.

    This all-inclusive resort supplies boogie boards, kayaks, snorkeling gear, sailboats, and windsurfers. For surcharges, independent operators offer horseback riding, personal watercraft rentals, banana-boat rides, and parasailing on the beach. On request, a scuba-diving instructor comes to the resort to provide instruction (surcharges).

    Land sports include tennis on four lighted courts where clinics are offered (racquets supplied), a rock-climbing tower for teens and children, a small soccer field, a miniature golf course, and an archery range.

    Equipped with spinners, cardio machines, universal gyms, and free weights, the resort's air-conditioned fitness center also includes a mirror-wall, wood-floor workout room for aerobics, yoga, and Pilates classes.

    The resort transports guests to Flamingos golf course, 2 km (1.25 mi) away, for complimentary clinics (clubs supplied). Mayan Palace golf course is 4.5 km (2.75 mi) away, and El Tigre golf course is 4 km (2.5 mi).

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

    • Golfing nearby 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Aerobics on site 
    • Basketball on site 
    • Miniature golf on site 
    • Horse riding/rental on site 
    • Parasailing on site 
    • Pilates classes on site 
    • Playground on site 
    • Sailing on site 
    • Scuba diving on site 
    • Snorkeling on site 
    • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 
    • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

    Spa Services

    • Massages 
    • Body treatments 

    Hotel Policies


    Check-in time ends at Midnight

    Minimum check-in age is 18

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM


    Check-out time is Noon

    Payment types

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 180 per day (rates may vary)
    • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: MXN 180 per day (rates may vary)
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Hotel Name

    • Marival
    • Marival All Inclusive
    • Marival Nuevo Vallarta
    • Marival Nuevo Vallarta All Inclusive
    • Marival Resort
    • Marival Resort Nuevo Vallarta
    • Marival Resort Nuevo Vallarta All Inclusive
    • Marival Resort Vallarta Inclusive
    • Marival Vallarta Inclusive
    • Nuevo Vallarta Marival
    • Marival Resort All Inclusive
    • Marival Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
    • Marival Resort And Suites
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