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Best Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Resorts 2024

The 10 Best All Inclusive Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Last Updated on July 16, 2024 ⋅ Written by Vanessa Howard ⋅ Edited by Laura Schulthies

Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Resorts Guide: The Best All Inclusive Resorts In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Swimming pool at Velas Vallarta Suites Resort in Puerto Vallarta

What Is The Best Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Resort?

Choosing the best Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort for your needs can be challenging. Especially with dozens of all inclusive resorts in the greater Puerto Vallarta area to pick from! Selecting the perfect resort depends on numerous factors, including who’s joining you on the vacation, location, price, amenities and more. For example, if you’re traveling with kids, searching through dozens of adults only resorts would be a huge waste of time. That’s where we come in.

In this article, we’ve done all the heavy lifting for you and gone through all the resorts in the area to find you the best of the best. We’ll tell you our top choices for each type of vacation and help you plan the most fantastic holiday imaginable. We’ll look at who the resort is perfect for, the onsite restaurant offerings, unique entertainment options and, most importantly, proximity to the beach!

Our Top Choices

Choosing the best Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort for your needs can be challenging. Especially with dozens of all inclusive resorts in the greater Puerto Vallarta area to pick from! Selecting the perfect resort depends on numerous factors, including who’s joining you on the vacation, location, price, amenities and more. For example, if you’re traveling with kids, searching through dozens of adults only resorts would be a huge waste of time. That’s where we come in.

In this article, we’ve done all the heavy lifting for you and gone through all the resorts in the area to find you the best of the best. We’ll tell you our top choices for each type of vacation and help you plan the most fantastic holiday imaginable. We’ll look at who the resort is perfect for, the onsite restaurant offerings, unique entertainment options and, most importantly, proximity to the beach!

Our Top Choices

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Where to Stay in Puerto Vallarta

The Top Neighborhoods

  Zona Romantica

Zona Romantica (Romantic Zone) is a trendy area filled with lively bars, plus some of the best restaurants in the area serving global fare. You will find quaint courtyard cafes and contemporary art galleries alongside boutique hotels and luxury resorts. The incredibly popular Los Muertos Beach draws locals and visitors to its curved pier, which lights up at night.

  Centro Puerto Vallarta

Centro Puerta Vallarta is where you will find the heartbeat of the downtown area. With plenty of shops, restaurants, and nightlife, this is a great centrally located base for your time in Puerto Vallarta. The picturesque area is filled with lovely Colonial-era buildings with red-tiled roofs. Make sure to stroll the beachside promenade of El Malecon while staying here.

  Zona Hotelera

Puerto Vallarta’s Hotel Zone (or Zona Hotelera) has numerous hotels, condos and resorts. This waterfront area draws travelers and locals alike thanks to malls like the Galerías Vallarta, with international fashion brands, a movie theater, and American chain restaurants. Nearby, the traditional town of El Pitillal is known for its stone church and beautiful, lively town square.

  Marina Vallarta

If you are looking for a more upscale area, Marina Vallarta is the place for you. This modern area is known for its elegant hotels and luxury resorts, beautiful sandy beaches, and a large marina home to quite a few luxury yachts. Stroll to upscale boutiques and delicious restaurants that serve global fare. The most prominent landmark, El Faro lighthouse, has a rooftop bar with views of the marina and hills beyond.

  Zona Romantica

Zona Romantica (Romantic Zone) is a trendy area filled with lively bars, plus some of the best restaurants in the area serving global fare. You will find quaint courtyard cafes and contemporary art galleries alongside boutique hotels and luxury resorts. The incredibly popular Los Muertos Beach draws locals and visitors to its curved pier, which lights up at night.

  Centro Puerto Vallarta

Centro Puerta Vallarta is where you will find the heartbeat of the downtown area. With plenty of shops, restaurants, and nightlife, this is a great centrally located base for your time in Puerto Vallarta. The picturesque area is filled with lovely Colonial-era buildings with red-tiled roofs. Make sure to stroll the beachside promenade of El Malecon while staying here.

  Zona Hotelera

Puerto Vallarta’s Hotel Zone (or Zona Hotelera) has numerous hotels, condos and resorts. This waterfront area draws travelers and locals alike thanks to malls like the Galerías Vallarta, with international fashion brands, a movie theater, and American chain restaurants. Nearby, the traditional town of El Pitillal is known for its stone church and beautiful, lively town square.

  Marina Vallarta

If you are looking for a more upscale area, Marina Vallarta is the place for you. This modern area is known for its elegant hotels and luxury resorts, beautiful sandy beaches, and a large marina home to quite a few luxury yachts. Stroll to upscale boutiques and delicious restaurants that serve global fare. The most prominent landmark, El Faro lighthouse, has a rooftop bar with views of the marina and hills beyond.

Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta

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1. Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta

The adults only Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta is setting a new standard for luxury, offering exclusive experiences by Garza Blanca Beach and unparalleled pampering in unrivaled tropical surroundings. The resort is comprised of two towers, the North and South Tower. Each suite features a private terrace with a jacuzzi, a walk-in rain shower, and a minibar. They also offer ultra-suites and a penthouse with stunningly beautiful views.

Relax at the 4 outdoor pools or lounge beachside on Garza Blanca Beach. Challenge your friends to a game of tennis, volleyball or racquetball. Revel in and enjoy the waters by kayaking, snorkeling or paddleboarding during your stay. Additional amenities include yoga classes and eco-tours. Guests also have access to Spa Imagine, which offers a plethora of treatments and lavish massages.

Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta features 6 restaurants and bars. Guests also have access to the eateries on the Garza Blanca Preserve. Make sure to dine at Hiroshi for contemporary Japanese cuisine. Those looking for their favorite Italian classics will love NOI. Whatever you do, don’t miss out on the rooftop restaurants. There are 2 to choose from Rooftop North and Rooftop South. Both offer unparalleled views.

Why We Love Hotel Mousai Puerto Vallarta 

  • Adults Only
  • 4 Swimming Pools – 2 Rooftop Pools
  • 6 Restaurants and Bars
  • Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Snorkeling, Kayaking, Paddleboarding
  • 2 Fun Swim-up Bars
  • Easy Access to Garza Blanca Beach
  • Yoga Classes

Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort and Spa

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2. Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort and Spa

Our pick for the best luxury Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort, Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort & Spa is a lavish, luxurious, family friendly, all inclusive. Situated in the heart of Puerto Vallarta and only five minutes from the vibrant “El Malecon” boardwalk, this resort makes a fabulous base for your Puerto Vallarta adventures. Each room offers a private and fully furnished terrace, perfect for enjoying the beautiful view. Guests will enjoy a hot tub in each room, and several swim-out suites are available.

There are memorable activities for the whole family at Dreams Vallarta Bay, including 3 outdoor pools and 1 children’s pool. Additional amenities include snorkeling, tennis, soccer and beach volleyball. The resort also offers a Kids Club and a Teens Club that gives kids a camp experience while on vacation. Get out on the water and enjoy non-motorized water sports, snorkeling, and sailing. Or relax at Secrets Spa By Pevonia, where you can get a mango passion wrap or a secret weapon facial.

The resort offers 7 restaurants and 4 bars, including Showtime, an outdoor theater bar. Make time to grab a meal at Castaways, the casually elegant seafood restaurant. If you are in the mood for traditional Mexican cuisine, you will love Tamarindo. Don’t forget to stop at Manatees swim-up bar to grab your favorite cocktail to sip poolside. Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort also offers romantic dining experiences, such as candle-lit dining for two on the beach.

Why We Love Dreams Vallarta Bay Resort and Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Swimming Pools – Main Pool, Activity Pool, Kids Pool
  • 7 Restaurants and 4 Bars
  • Indulgent Spa Experience
  • Kids and Teens Clubs
  • Showtime – Theater Bar
  • Swim-Out Rooms Available
  • Watersports, Snorkeling and Sailing

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

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3. Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

In the natural open air paradise of Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta, you will discover shades of blue you never imagined. At this family friendly resort’s exclusive beach, Las Estacas, you will be surrounded by cliffs and the sound of waves. Each room is designed with relaxation in mind and offers a beautifully furnished private terrace perfect for taking in the ocean views. You can also enjoy in-suite spa experiences with hydro-massage bathtubs and rainfall showers in specific suites.

Between the 4 infinity pools and 1 pool specifically for kids, you will find it easy to keep cool in the Puerta Vallarta sunshine. Additional amenities include ​​daily fitness classes such as jump-fit, paddle yoga, aqua-cycle, and Zumba. Or enjoy the ocean breeze with a game of soccer, volleyball, or horseshoes right on the beach. The Kids Club is the perfect place for the children to hang out while the parents get some much needed relaxation. The Spa is an optional add on but it’s worth it for the variety of treatments available.

The Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta offers 5 restaurants and 5 bars. BlaZe features fantastic flavors from South America, while Casa Grande offers authentic Mexican cuisine. Whether you’re looking to cool down with a margarita or sip a traditional mojito, the Pool Bar offers refreshing cocktails that will have you relaxed in no time.

Why We Love Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

  • Family Friendly
  • 4 Swimming Pools – 1 Kids Pool
  • 5 Restaurants and 5 Bars
  • Add-On Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Daily Fitness Classes
  • Kids Club
  • Swim Up Bar
  • Private Beach – Las Estacas

Hilton Vallarta Riviera

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4. Hilton Vallarta Riviera

The Hilton Vallarta Riviera All Inclusive Resort is a family friendly luxury resort nestled in a private cove at the base of the Sierra Madre Mountains. You can take a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean from each of the modern and luxury rooms. Each room also features a private terrace that is fully furnished and perfect for taking in those gorgeous Puerta Vallarta sunsets.

The resort features a beautiful private beach, 2 oceanfront infinity pools, and a complete fitness center. Other amenities include craft classes where you learn to make Huichol inspired jewelry, art, and ceramics. Whatever you do, don’t miss out on the sunset pool parties featuring a DJ that will have you dancing all night long. There is also nightly entertainment that includes Fiesta Shows with vibrant costumes and thrilling performances by local talent. The full-service eForea Spa is a wellness and relaxation sanctuary offering rejuvenating massage treatments and facials.

The Hilton Vallarta Riviera offers 4 craft cocktail bars and 8 restaurants. You can enjoy cuisine from around the world, from Asian to Italian and Mexican. Maxal is the perfect place to enjoy local cuisine, while the Seasalt grill offers American classics with a twist. Indulge in a cocktail at the resort’s Skybar, where you can’t beat the views as you sip on your favorite tropical libations.

Why We Love Hilton Vallarta Riviera All inclusive Resort

  • Family Friendly – More Geared Towards Adults
  • 2 Oceanfront Infinity Pools
  • 8 Restaurants and 4 Craft Cocktail Bars
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Sunset Pool Parties
  • Nightly Live Entertainment
  • Skybar (Rooftop Bar)
  • Pilates and Yoga Classes

Casa Velas

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5. Casa Velas

Our clear choice for the best Puerta Vallarta all-inclusive resort overall, Casa Velas is an intimate boutique adults-only hotel that is an ideal spot to unwind and experience luxurious sophistication. Each villa-style suite offers a private terrace or balcony that is fully furnished and perfect for relaxing. Enjoy the private immersion pool or jacuzzi hot tubs as you take in the scenic garden and golf course views.

If you are looking for the ideal tropical oasis, Casa Velas has it all. Whether you want a relaxing day at the world-class ABJA Spa, an afternoon of championship golf at Vista Vallarta Golf Club, or to soak in the Mexican sunshine with a refreshing poolside cocktail, the resort has you covered. Additional amenities include access to Táu Beach Club, Hatha Yoga and Yin Yoga classes, sound therapy, and privileges at Marina Vallarta. You can also enjoy the nightly entertainment and theme nights.

The resort offers 1 restaurant, 1 bar, and access to the Táu Beach Club. Enjoy a meal at Emiliano, the resort’s AAA Four-Diamond restaurant that serves gourmet Mexican cuisine. Or grab your favorite tropical cocktail at the Aqua Bar, the swim-up bar with delicious tropical drinks. Táu Beach Club offers a refreshing menu of tasty cocktails, and you can also enjoy beachfront dining.

Why We Love Casa Velas

  • Adults Only
  • Outdoor Pool With Cabanas
  • 1 Restaurant and 1 Bar, Beach Club Access
  • Luxurious Spa Experience
  • Wine + Tequila Tastings
  • Championship Golf at Vallarta Golf Club
  • Hatha Yoga + Guided Meditation

Velas Vallarta Suites Resort

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6. Velas Vallarta Suites Resort

Velas Vallarta is a family friendly resort with a long history in gorgeous Puerto Vallarta. This oceanfront property edges the golden sands of the Mexican Pacific and provides incredible views of Banderas Bay. The Mexican decor at Velas Vallarta will have you feeling festive in no time! Each room offers a minibar and a fully equipped kitchen. Rest your head after a day of exploring on the exceptionally comfortable Sweet Dreams beds with goose-down pillows and comforters, all on the breezy oceanfront with breathtaking views of the Mexican Riviera.

Enjoy the Velas Vallarta’s private beach or one of the 3 swimming pools, including a kid’s pool. Additional amenities include daily family pool activities, 3 tennis courts, and basketball courts. Make sure to enjoy the nightly entertainment for the whole family. Parents can take advantage of the Kid’s Club and head to AMET Spa for some relaxation and rejuvenation with a variety of treatments available. Golfers rejoice! There are 3 championship-level 18-hole courses located within walking distance of the resort.

Velas Vallarta offers 3 restaurants and 2 bars, including the new Foodies Cantina, where you can enjoy traditional Mexican cantina food and drinks accompanied by live music from talented singers every night. Or head to Andrea Restaurant any time of the day for a fusion of fresh local seafood, Italian fare, Mediterranean dishes, and Asian-inspired cuisine.

Why We Love Velas Vallarta Suites Resort

  • Family Friendly
  • 2 Swimming Pools – 1 Kids Pool
  • 3 Restaurants and 2 Bars
  • Rejuvenating Spa Treatments
  • Nightly Family Friendly Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • 3 Championship Golf Courses
  • Daily Family Pool Activities

Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta

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7. Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta

If you are looking for charm and warmth on Banderas Bay, you can’t do better than the budget friendly Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All inclusive. Often considered the best family friendly Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort, Fiesta Americana is a gem for kids and adults alike. With contemporary Mexican architecture, this beautiful family friendly all inclusive resort perfectly harmonizes with the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains and the stunning beaches of Puerto Vallarta. Each room features a private terrace that gives way to either ocean or garden views. Lounge in their comfy bathrobes after a day of exploring Puerto Vallarta for the ultimate relaxing getaway.

Thanks to the easy beach access and a huge pool, it’s easy to enjoy the sunshine of Puerto Vallarta. Additional amenities include a world-class golf course and a fully equipped gym for those wanting to break a sweat while traveling. Make sure to book a relaxing treatment at the Nakawè Spa, where the ancient healing auras of Puerto Vallarta inspire everything. While parents can enjoy the adults-only Sonne Club, kids can hang out at the Kid’s Club with many activities to keep them busy.

Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta offers 5 restaurants and 2 bars, including  La Cevichería, where you will find the perfect combination of fresh seafood and culinary innovation. Looking for authentic local cuisine? Head to El Mexicano for all your favorite Mexican dishes. Or check out Chulavista for a casual international buffet, where you can find something for everyone in the family.

Why We Love Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All inclusive & Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 1 Swimming Pool
  • 5 Restaurants and 2 Bars
  • Relaxing Spa Treatments
  • World Class Golf
  • Easy Beach Access
  • Sonne Club – Adults Only Area
  • Kids Club

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

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8. Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

Spectacularly flanked by the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean and the tropical forests of the Sierra Madre mountains is the Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa. This family friendly all inclusive resort sits on 85 lush acres of tropical jungle that cascades to white sand beaches. All suites feature modern decor, including marble floors, furnished private terraces, and whirlpool tubs.

Relax by the 3 outdoor pools, including a pool for the kids, or head to the beach to lounge in the sun. Additional amenities include guided hikes, birdwatching, kayak tours, and tequila tasting. Spend the day snorkeling or try your hand at paddle boarding. The resort also offers kayaking tours and kid’s nature photography classes. Visit the Spa Imagine for calming spa experiences, including rooms inspired by chakras.

The resort’s ultra-chic gourmet restaurants make it one of Puerto Vallarta’s premier dining experience locales. Garza Blanca is considered the best all inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta for food quality and choice. With 8 restaurants and bars, Garza Blanca Preserve also has a 230 label award-winning wine cellar. Enjoy a meal at Blanca Blue, where they serve up innovative Mexican cuisine. Or dine at the resort’s modern steakhouse, Bacados Steak House.

Why We Love Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Swimming Pools – 1 Kids Pool
  • 8 Restaurants and Bars
  • Ayurvedic Spa Treatments
  • Guided Kids Classes and Activities
  • Paddleboard Classes
  • Easy Beach Access
  • Snorkeling

Secrets Vallarta Bay All Inclusive

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9. Secrets Vallarta Bay All Inclusive

At the Secrets Vallarta Bay adults only all inclusive resort, refined romance is the top priority. Our choice for the best adults only all inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta, Secrets is located on the golden sand of El Malecon within walking distance of the famous El Malecon boardwalk. This vibrant oceanfront resort is all about luxury and relaxation as each room offers a plush, king-size bed, soaking tub, private furnished terrace or balcony and daily refreshed mini bar.

Splash around at the main pool or activity pool, or head to El Malecon Beach, where you can lounge in the Puerta Vallarta sun. Additional amenities include fun activities ranging from scuba diving to horseback riding. Sit back and enjoy big screen movies on the beach or a variety of exciting theme parties. Visit the Spa by Pevonia to relax and unwind. Enjoy a deep tissue massage, aromatherapy, or a facial as you refresh and rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit.

Secrets Vallarta Bay offers 13 restaurants and 7 bars, including Gohan Sushi Bar, perfect for a casual evening out. Are you looking for something a bit more upscale? Dine at Oceana, the resort’s gourmet seafood restaurant. For fresh Mediterranean cuisine, you can’t beat Castaways. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love Sweet Bites ice cream parlor or the Smoothie Bar for a cool sweet treat.

Why We Love Secrets Vallarta Bay All inclusive

  • Adults Only
  • 3 Swimming Pools & Activity Pool
  • 13 Restaurants and 7 Bars
  • Rejuvenating Spa Treatments
  • Big Screen Movies on The Beach
  • Exciting Theme Parties
  • Swim Up Bar
  • Snorkeling and Horseback Riding

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel

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10. Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel & Romantic Getaway is an adults only resort that offers luxurious and prestigious accommodations with optional all inclusive packages. A top choice for couples seeking an all inclusive experience in Puerto Vallarta, the resort prides itself on offering traditional Mexican hospitality with a welcoming atmosphere of understated luxury. Each room and oceanfront suite offer an oceanfront view with a private balcony overlooking beautiful Bandera’s Bay. Make sure to enjoy a spectacular sunset from the comfort of your balcony. Enjoy a pillow menu as well as in room aromatherapy amenities.

Relax by one of the 2 resort pools or rent a Bali Bed on the beach for supreme relaxation and personalized attention from the staff. Other amenities include complimentary bike rental, paddleboarding, and a 24-hour fully equipped fitness center. For those wanting to relax, make sure to schedule a treatment at Serena Spa. Whether you get a massage, facial or participate in some yoga and relaxation activities, this Spa has it all.

Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel offers 3 restaurants and 2 bars, including Chef’s Table, which takes guests on a culinary journey and is available to groups of 6-14 people. The optional all inclusive option includes the main menu items of all 3 restaurants, an open bar, and special theme nights. Enjoy the dazzling wine list for unforgettable pairings with the resort’s signature creations. Be sure to dine at La Corona for a more refined gourmet dining experience.

Why We Love Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel and Romantic Getaway

  • Adults Only
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • 3 Restaurants and 2 Bars
  • Luxurious Spa Experience
  • Bali Beds
  • Chef’s Table
  • Fun Swim Up Bar
  • Pillow Menu and In-Room Aromatherapy

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