Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, an all-suites and spa resort located just 15 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Banderas Bay, is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a recipient of the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award.

The all-inclusive experience at Grand Velas includes luxury accommodations; breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks at the restaurants and snack bars; 24-hour in-suite service; waiter service at the pool and beach area; premium brand liquor; nightly entertainment; all mini-bar items; taxes and tips, and more.

Designed by famed architects, Elias & Elias of Guadalajara, Mexico, and renowned Mexican interior designer Melin Castro, Grand Velas  Riviera Nayarit has 267 suites, all with private terraces and ocean views. The suites are contemporary, decorated with teak furnishings imported fromBali, light neutral tones and tropical-influenced color accents. Melin Castro chose a neutral palate that wouldn’t compete with the brilliant colors of nature visible from every guest room vista. Plasma televisions, original Mexican art, as well as marble floors, granite counters, and Gilchrist and Soames and Bulgari toiletries are available in the suites.

The Grand Velas suite collection includes the six Spa Suites (the Ambassador Grand Class Suites) and two Imperial Spa Suites. The Spa Suites are each equipped with a separate spa room which includes a treatment table draped in elegant chocolate brown and white linens, hydro-massage tub, floor-to-ceiling glass enclosed Swiss shower, wall-towall ivory marble, extra-spacious counters and a private terrace. The main bedroom in the Spa Suites features a frees standing plasma television, work area, sitting area, high ceilings and a terrace with Jacuzzi and oceanfront view. The 5,059 square foot, two-bedroom Grand Velas Imperial Spa Suite and the 3,289 square foot, three-bedroom Imperial Spa Suite offer spacious living rooms, a master bedroom, interior bathroom with steam room, interior chromotherapy Jacuzzi and 50-minute in-suite massage per person; an oceanfront terrace with large Jacuzzi; dining and living areas; and personal butler, maid and bartender service.


  • AAA Five Diamond Award
  • AAA Four Diamond Award: Frida Restaurant
  • AAA Four Diamond Award: Lucca Restaurant
  • AAA Four Diamond Award: Piaf Restaurant
  • Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Readers’ Choice Award





267 One and Two Bedroom suites feature terraces and offer spectacular oceanfront views. Every suite is splendidly furnished in teak woods imported fromBaliand decorated in elegant contemporary style with light neutral tones and tropical-influenced color accents.

Guests enjoy full services and amenities of a world-class luxury resort in any of these spacious 1,000+ sq ft suites. Available Suite Categories: Parlor Suite, Master Suite, Ambassador Suite, 1-bdrm Governor Suite,  Ambassador Grand Class Suite,  2-bdrm  Governor Suite,  2 & 3-bdrm Presidential Suite, and 3-bdrm Imperial Spa Suite.

Grand Velas not only answers the increasing demand by travelers seeking for all-inclusive resorts, but redefines the standards for luxury with “Grand All-Inclusive” lodging.

  • 89 PARLOR SUITE – +1000sq ft
  • 139 MASTER SUITE – With interior Jacuzzi – +1000sq ft
  • 12 AMBASSADOR SUITE – With exterior Jacuzzi & Penthouse level + 1750sq ft
  • 6 AMBASSADOR GRAND CLASS SPA – With interior & exterior Jacuzzi + 1865sq ft
  • 10 TWO BEDROOM GOVERNOR SUITE – with interior and exterior Jacuzzis + 3000sq ft
  • 2 PRESIDENTIAL SUITE – Two or Three  Bedrooms with interior and exterior Jacuzzis + 3900sq ft
  • 1 TWO BEDROOM IMPERIAL SPA SUITE – Steam room, Jacuzzi, Massage table + 6634sq ft Additional Amenities: Private maid, butler, and bartender service; In-suite 50- minute massage; Tee time at Vista Vallarta golf course per person, per night; Fine art throughout suite; and Snacks delivered daily (10:00am- Fruit plate,1:00pm- Crudités,9:00pm- Petit Four)

“FRIDA” FINE MEXICAN DINING – Her name evokes magic and mystery, in it nests the deepest mexicanity. A palate of aromas and flavor, which mix culinary delights. Every dish is full of art, color and awe. From yellow to purple, from tomato to thyme, Frida´s cuisine is a masterpiece that enriches our vast culinary heritage. Menu samplings include: Pork Roasted Filet with Eucalyptus honey on green applesauce, and Volcano Mousse and Salmon Roll served on lobster tail and chili cascabel sauce.

  • Open daily from6:00pm-Midnight
  • Guitar live music.
  • Reservation required.
  • Air conditioning or terrace.
  • Located on the second floor above the lobby with Oceanfront view.
  • Families with children under 10 years allowed only during the first sittings.
  • Dress code: Resort Casual (Males: long pants, no shorts, no sandals).

LUCCA” ITALIAN-MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT – Serving flavorful Italian-Mediterranean cuisine, Luccainvites guests to an elegant experience on a sea of culinary delights. The Romanesque design only hints at a savory meat, pasta and seafood dishes that wet dinner’s appetites. Dishes include: Agnello de Lucca, roasted leg of lamb served with eggplant caviar marinated with thyme infusion sauce, and Robalo al Duo di Pesto, Roasted Sea Bass au Pesto, Basil and Black Olives sauce on Ravioli and mushrooms bed.

  • Open daily from6:00pm-Midnight
  • Piano live music.
  • Reservation required.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Located on the second floor above the lobby with Oceanfront view.
  • Families with children under 10 years allowed only during the first sitting.
  • Dress code: Resort Casual (Males: long pants, no shorts, no sandals).

“PIAF” TRADITIONAL FRENCH GOURMET RESTAURANT – It is spoken, it is longed, and it is tasted. Piaf´s cuisine is a passion represented in a traditional way, respecting protocols and gastronomical customs of the French classic cuisine, with innovating spirit. In it you will find the perfect combination of charming presence, harmony, and elegant simplicity. Menu sampling include: Foie Gras Terrine with caramelized pears and port wine glaze, Snails Bourguignon s tyle, Lamb Rack, Truffle Chicken, Chateau Brian,  Saffron Crème Brule, orange tiles.

  • Open daily from 6:00pm-Midnight
  • Violin live music.
  • Reservation required.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Located on the main lobby level.
  • age restrictions: Guests 18+ only.
  • Dress code: Resort Casual (Males: long pants, no shorts, no sandals).


AZUL RESTAURANT: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere, the oceanfront Azul offers panoramic views of the Bahia de Banderas. An innovative take on traditional international cuisine, guests delight their palate by ordering in any of our five open cuisines with Chinese, Japanese, Mexican and Italian specialties, as well from our delicious grill menu with special fine cuts and seafood, while enjoying of the famous sunsets of Vallarta. A real “Gourmet Festival”.

  •  Open Daily from 5:00pm to 11:00pm.
  • Smoking and non smoking sections available.

SELVA DEL MAR: For more casual service, Selva del Mar Snack Bar offers snacks such as hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, ceviches and guacamole poolside.

  • Open daily from11:00am to 6:00pm.
  • Located at the pool area overlooking the spectacular Banderas Bay.

AQUA BAR: Swim-up bar provide guests the option to drink and snack with convenience. During the day, those taking a dip can swim over to the cabaña bar for a refreshing afternoon tropical drink.

  • Open daily from11:00am to 7:00pm.

LOBBY BAR: At night, the Lobby Bar comes to life with luscious libation and appetizing edibles.

  • Lobby Bar opens daily from 5:00pm to 2:00am.
  • Live versatile Band nightly from 9:00pm to 1:00am..
  • Air conditioning and terrace.
  • Casual ambiance.
  • Located at the main lobby level.


If you prefer to enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner in the privacy of your suite, 24-hour in-suite dining is available and part of your “Grand All-Inclusive” features. Pre-established menu.


Your in- suite  minibar includes  beers, soft drinks,  bottle water, and snacks such as  peanuts, potato chips and granola bars. Minibar is included and part of your “Grand All-Inclusive” features. Minibar is fulfilled once a day.





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