My boyfriend and I were there April28-May5 - we had a wonderful and relaxing time staying at the RIU. We have read many reviews before we booked the resort and most of the time we can only trust 50-50% of the review comments. But for this time, I have to say - any good comments you have read at this site - believe it 100%. The service at this resort is EXCELLENT - all the staff are extremely friendly and content. The resort is extremely cleaned - you will always see someone cleaning to make sure everything is spotless. The food at the resort is great (the buffet has many choices from breakfast,lunch or dinner. With the 4 A La Carte Restaurants - we went to 3 out of 4. We didn't have any problem getting reservation. I would choose the Krystal over the 3.)
Many people mentioned about the small town Burcerias, it is a 30minutes walk from our resort. It is a very small town so we only spent like an hour there. There's a small flea market there where you can buy souvenirs, hats, clothes, etc.
We also took public buses to downtown Puerto Vallarta which took around 45 minutes or 25 minutes taxi which costs around $24USD.
TIPS: Do bring $1USD bills to tips - the staff there worked really hard so they definitely deserved additional bonus.
We would definitely come back to this resort again!!!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- * In Riviera Nayarit, overlooking the Pacific Ocean * Located on Playa de Flamingos beach, 2 km / 1.5 miles from Nuevo Vallarta * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 9-storey building * 5 km / 3.1 miles from various shops * 13 km / 8 miles from the airport * 1 km / 0.6 miles from Flamingos Golf Club * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riu Palace Pacifico Hotel Riviera Nayarit
- Riu Palace Pacifico Nuevo Vallarta