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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

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Av Cocoteros 98 Sur | Riviera Nayarit, Mexico C.P. 63735, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2009

I am not a big fan of All Inclusive Resorts, but this one is awesome. Lovely grounds and service with all you care to eat and drink inlcuded. Rooms are very spacious and locations is great! Four generations between 6 and 93 and everyone enjoyed it!

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Alberta Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2009

We loved our week stay at the Grand Velas. We usually stay at resorts with no kids so we did notice a difference there, but if you have kids and want to bring them, this is a good place. We had a Presidential Suite with a huge deck and hot tub. The room was great and the staff, after afew... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2009

From the moment you arrive at the Grand Velas resort it is a first class experience. The rooms are absolutely incredible and so is the view. I've stayed in all inclusive resorts before and did not enjoy the food or the drink. The food here was excellent. We had two vegetarian people in our party and the chef went out... More 

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Atlanta. Ga
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2009

The customer service at this resort is fantastic. My husband and I visited Feb 22-27, 2009 with a large group but I never felt like I was a number. Sitting by the pool daily, I never wanted for anything....a drink, food, a cold popsicle, a spritz of cold water on my face....this place knows customer service. The spa is gorgeous... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2009

My husband and I recently returned from a 1 week stay at the resort, and we feel this was the best vacation we've ever had. We were part of a big group traveling for leisure with an all-inclusive package. I was a bit concerned it was going to be crowded - not the case at all. We absolutely loved having... More 

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Cincinnati OH
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2009

We qualified for a trip to the Grand Velas through my husband's employer. We stayed for one week - he had business meetings one day and then leisure the rest of the week - entire trip was leisure for me. We are already planning our next trip there if that tells you about our experience. The grounds of the hotel... More 

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Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2009

We enjoyed our stay here very much. Although there were some issues we needed clarifying upon check-in, the staff was unfailingly calm and courteous. And, I must say, that is what we discovered throughout our stay. All the hotel staff, except for housekeeping at the room level, spoke excellent English. All personnel were welcoming and helpful! We had excellent assistance... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2009

This was my 4th time to Puerto Vallarta and I have to hand it to the Grand Velas for meeting and/or exceeding all my previous expectations for having a terrific vacation. I'm just so stunned when I read reviews from others who didn't care for it. The hotel itself was magnificent. The grounds were meticulously maintained, the pool was sweet... More 

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Chicago
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2009

Our room was nice, the grounds and pool were beautiful, but it was hardly worth the price and I would advise everyone to avoid the Grand Velas. The food was extremely disappointing - the only buffet was at breakfast (likely due to low occupancy due to the economy) and it was horrible. The choices were extremely limited and everything was... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2009

Although it is almost a year later, as I sit here trying to book a vacation for the upcoming month, I keep being reminded of my amazing honeymoon stay at Grand Velas and sadly, nothing seems to compare. First off, I should say that the honeymoon was a present that we never could have afforded on our own; however, if... More 

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