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Top 13 All-Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta

Not only is Puerto Vallarta absolutely beautiful with its backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains and glittering azure waters but it’s also filled with some of Mexico’s most impressive all-inclusive resorts. This stunning beach town is a top spot for all kinds of vacationers but especially those looking to kick back on a sun lounger with a cocktail in hand. These impressive hotels offer a range of experiences depending on just how luxurious you’re looking to be. Some of the five-star resorts here offer all-inclusive packages featuring meals, entertainment, and extra amenities. Others are a little more budget-friendly, but ensure you’ll always have a drink in hand and a bite nearby to eat. Read on for all of the best all-inclusive hotels in Puerto Vallarta.

Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa
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Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa

Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa is only a two-minute walk from the beach, located in Puerto Vallarta Old Town and overlooking Banderas Bay. This four-star hotel is one of the best and slightly more accessibly priced all-inclusive hotels in Puerto Vallarta, offering all of the perks of all-inclusive packages at a lower cost upfront. With a full entertainment program for guests of all ages, this hotel ensures guests always have something to do. As well as the large pool out front, there’s table tennis, scuba diving options, a hot tub, and a spa. If you’re looking to explore the local area a little more, you can also stroll along the Malecon to the center of Puerto Vallarta, which is only a 20-minute walk away.

Key Amenities:

  • Full entertainment program fit for all ages

  • Access to a swimming pool, hot tub, table tennis, and spa

  • Scuba diving options available

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta
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Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta is an adults-only hotel, which means it’s easy to spend days here relaxing on a sun lounger and soaking up the warm weather without crying kids in the background or splashing you in the pool. This prestigious all-inclusive hotel is popular with honeymooners or anyone looking for a romantic vacation with their other half, thanks to its beautifully spacious rooms and an air of tranquility throughout. Situated on golden sands and swimmable beach along the Pacific coast and just minutes from the famous boardwalk, ‘El Malecón,’ Secrets Vallarta Bay’s rooms all come with beach views and hot tubs in the bathrooms. Some suites are even swim-up. The on-site restaurants offer a wide range of dishes, from Pan-Asian meals to elegant French food, while the three bars are known for their top cocktails. As you might expect from such a place, Secrets also has a world-class spa.

Key Amenities:

  • Beach views from every room

  • Swim-up suites available

  • Multiple restaurants on-site, featuring everything from Pan-Asian to French cuisine

  • World-class spa on-site

Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort
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Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort

It’s hard not to feel a little overwhelmed by the sheer size of the Hilton Vallarta Riviera All-Inclusive Resort at first glance. This sweeping, all-inclusive resort sits proudly on the coastline, stretching high into the sky with incredible facilities dotted across almost every level. Ideally situated on a scenic stretch of exclusive coastline, this all-inclusive spot offers a brilliant mix of luxury living with all of Puerto Vallarta’s best sights and things to do close by, too. Between the beaches of Bahia Banderas and downtown Puerto Vallarta, you’ll never run out of things to do here. Depending on how premium you’re feeling, there’s an extensive range of rooms and suites to choose from. All come with oceanfront views, stylish decor, large windows, and plenty of natural light. Downstairs you’ll find the huge swimming pool with a backdrop of the ocean.

Key Amenities:

  • Privileged location along a scenic stretch of exclusive coastline

  • Huge swimming pool backed by the ocean

  • Rooms and suites feature ocean views, large windows, and lots of natural light

Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa
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Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa

Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa is the sister resort to Secrets, and guests are free to wander and use the amenities at both hotels. That also means if one is fully booked, you can still experience some of its delights by booking into its sibling hotel. While Secrets is an adults-only hotel, children are allowed at Dreams, making it a better family-friendly all-inclusive hotel alternative if you’re looking for the same level of luxury with a few kid-friendly facilities included. Explore and enjoy the resort’s private beach and outdoor pool. The all-inclusive perks run pretty long at Dreams, including free access to hot tubs, a sauna and steam cabin, a Swiss shower, and an acupressure shower in the spa. Additionally, there’s a good variety of restaurants. Dig into buffet food, four à la carte restaurants, one grill, and one café, with extra restaurants popping up throughout the week.

Key Amenities:

  • Free access to Secrets, the resort’s sister property

  • Access to a private beach, outdoor pool, hot tubs, a sauna, steam cabin, and acupressure shower

  • Variety of restaurants on-site, including a buffet and. multiple à la carte restaurants

  • Kid-friendly amenities, including games, clubs, and activities for kids and teens

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
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Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

The Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is arguably one of the best Marriott hotels in the world and definitely one of the best resorts in Puerto Vallarta, offering a dose of luxury in a wonderful setting that you’ll long to return to. This four-star hotel is truly unforgettable, offering a private beach and its own large infinity pool, where you’ll want to spend at least one evening sipping a cocktail while watching the sunset. This beautiful place features rooms and suites that offer either garden views or ocean views, with options to go all out with the Presidential, Emperor, or Diplomat suites. When it comes to food, you can feast upon the breakfast buffet in the morning and either a Japanese eatery or an upscale restaurant with outdoor dining later in the day. There are also two bars and a range of other bars only a three-minute walk away at Marina Vallarta.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to a private beach and a large infinity pool

  • Rooms and suites feature either garden or ocean views

  • Multiple restaurants and bars on-site, including a breakfast buffet, a Japanese eatery, and an upscale restaurant

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway Puerto Vallarta
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Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway

Looking for a luxury experience but would prefer something a little more personal? Check into Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway, one of Puerto Vallarta’s best all-inclusive hotels that comes with a slightly more tailored edge. This beautiful boutique spot is award-winning, home to some of the area’s best service with a stunning experience to match. This adults-only resort is seriously romantic, set right on the beach with the white sand only footsteps from your room. Check in and enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival before heading to your airy, blue-toned room and admiring the ocean from the balcony. There are two pools here to enjoy throughout your stay, as well as the spa. The all-inclusive package includes all meals, premium drinks, 24-hour in-room dining, an in-suite mini-bar, and seasonal themed dinners with live music.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to multiple pools, a spa, and a white sand beach

  • Seasonal themed dinners with live music

  • Rooms feature in-suite mini-bars and 24-hour in-room dining

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta
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Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta is simultaneously known for its spa and its eating and drinking elements, making it one of the best hotels in Puerto Vallarta for all kinds of travelers. A four-star spot with a great reputation to match, Hyatt Ziva goes all out with its rooms and, if you choose the upgraded option, even features rooms with swim-up elements and private suites with individual pools. It’s a great place if you’re looking to go all out on vacation, with all kinds of possibilities to live out the vacation of your dreams. Make sure to save some time to explore the VitaMar Spa, known for its massages, manicures, and pedicures. Downstairs you’ll also find the hotel’s array of restaurants, which include four à la carte restaurants, one buffet restaurant, one sports bar, one coffee shop, and an extensive snacks menu.

Key Amenities:

  • Swim-up rooms and suites with private pools available

  • On-site spa with a menu of massages, manicures, and pedicures

  • Multiple restaurants, including several a la carte restaurants, a buffet, a sports bar, and a coffee shop

Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta
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Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa

Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa is a little more traditional than your standard all-inclusive getaway package. That’s something you’ll spot as soon as you’ve walked through its welcoming doors and been greeted by its impressively friendly staff. This four-star hotel comes bursting with personality and charm, with colorful flags decorated around its space and authentic Mexican touches throughout. Rooms and communal areas feature Mexican art while dinner comes accompanied by the sounds of a Mariachi band. A DJ plays energetic tracks by the pool during the day, and a Mexican fiesta is included with every stay. Dining options include El Patrón for Mexican food, La Trattoria for Italian food, and The Sea Food Market. Or, make yourself comfy at the Sports Bar Jalisco for tapas and drinks. Work out in the gym, relax in the sauna, hot tub, or outdoor pool, or take up Spanish lessons during your stay.

Key Amenities:

  • Authentic Mexican touches throughout, including Mariachi bands during dinner and Mexican art in the rooms

  • Outdoor pool with live DJ during the daytime hours

  • On-site dining features everything from Mexican to Italian and seafood

  • Access to a gym, sauna, hot tub, and Spanish lessons

Meliá Puerto Vallarta Meliá Puerto Vallarta
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Meliá Puerto Vallarta

The Meliá brand is one of the finest in the world if you’re looking for a luxurious all-inclusive package, and the Meliá Puerto Vallarta is one of the coolest you’ll find anywhere. This sophisticated resort covers a lot of ground and somehow bridges the gap between being close to the water but simultaneously close to the airport and center. A tropical sanctuary with a lagoon-style pool on the sands of beautiful Banderas Bay, the Meliá is one of the best all-inclusive resorts for couples in the area if you’re looking to enjoy serene tropical gardens, the picturesque historic city, and the delights of Puerto Vallarta’s ocean, too. One of the most impressive parts of this hotel? Its YHI Wellness Center sits in the middle of the lake with its gardens and water features.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront location on Marina Vallarta beach, opposite Bahia Banderas

  • On-site spa surrounded by gardens, lake, and water features

  • Lagoon-style pool with cocktail bar and sun loungers overlooking the ocean

Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort Hotel Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort Hotel
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Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort Hotel

The beautiful Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort Hotel promises to immediately get you into vacation mode. A four-star spot surrounded by tropical gardens and popular with holidaymakers from all over the world, this stunning hotel features newly remodeled suites, many vibrant restaurants and bars, an intimate spa with some seriously relaxing treatments, and breezy social areas framed by enchanting Mexican architecture. Spend your days here floating around in the infinity pool with its swaying palms, chaise lounge chairs, and the Calandria Snack bar. Later in the day, you’ll want to head upstairs because, nine stories high and directly on the seashore, you’ll find the Sky Lounge Bar serving up refreshing cocktails while the sun sets. Just a short walk from downtown with its dining and nightlife, this hotel offers a little something for all types of travelers.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple dining and drinking options on-site

  • Infinity pool lined with chaise lounge chairs and a snack bar

  • Rooftop bar with ocean views

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta Garza Blanca Resort & Spa
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Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta

The breathtaking azure waters will have you returning to the Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta even if, by some impossible chance, you don’t already find yourself a little in love with the resort itself. This stunning property is famous for its beautiful views inside and outside and has plenty to offer guests of all ages. Children stay free at this all-inclusive spot. The resort also offers self-catered stays if you’d prefer, but you’ll probably want to opt for the all-inclusive package here, with so much variety to choose from. Spend each day exploring a little more of the hotel. There are 85 acres of lush tropical jungle to see, which leads the way down to a white sand beach with crystalline waters. The resort is home to some of the most beautiful resort pools in Mexico in the form of multiple infinity pools, and its brilliant restaurants promise to keep everyone happy and well-fed.

Key Amenities:

  • Children stay free

  • Option to book a self-catered stay or all-inclusive package

  • Multiple infinity pools and beach access

Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Great Moments Buenaventura Grand Hotel
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Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Great Moments

Grand by name and grand by nature, the Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Great Moments is the picturesque vacation setting of your dreams and one that you’ll fondly remember for the rest of your life. Set in colorful gardens in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, this spot is only a one-minute walk away from the beach and has a spacious pool. The most challenging part of staying here is deciding whether you’d rather spend the day relaxing at the pool or the beach. Loungers surround the pools, and there are also large sun terraces, so you’re taken care of no matter whether you’d prefer to soak up the sunshine or read a new book in the shade. Rooms are bright and vibrant, accentuated with pops of color and gorgeous views, while the outside amenities follow a similar color pattern. When it comes to the food, you’re a little spoiled for choice, with a range of Mexican and international dishes keeping you full from breakfast or snack time to dinner time.

Key Amenities:

  • Easy access to the beach

  • Spacious swimming pool with sun loungers

  • On-site dining options feature everything from Mexican to international cuisine

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa
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Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa

Outside the city in nearby Punta Mita is the Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa. The coolest part about staying at this resort is its private 300-meter beach, accessible only to guests staying at this all-inclusive resort. A place you’ll remember long after you’ve checked out, this fancy spot is a popular choice, and it’s easy to see why. Nestled along the picturesque Bay of Banderas in Mexico’s sublime Riviera Nayarit, it’s hard to beat the location of this premium hotel. And that’s something you’ll appreciate both inside and outside. Wander through the resort’s grounds to find all four swimming pools – including one infinity pool. There’s also a spa if you’re looking for some deep relaxation and beautiful gardens to stroll through. The hotel offers six restaurants, ranging in flavor from Asian cuisine to a steakhouse, and there are eight bars and even a nightclub.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to a private 300-meter beach

  • Multiple swimming pools on the property, including one infinity pool

  • Multiple restaurants and bars, plus a nightclub

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