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"Small and compact with everything close. Great value for the dollar. We booked the cheapest room rate and got an close ocean view. Not stingy at all w ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 18 Mar 2020

Hotel Description

Beachfront resort near Nuevo Vallarta Beach

On the beach

You'll be within 3 miles (5 km) of Nuevo Vallarta Beach and 6 miles (10 km) of Playa Bucerias with a stay here. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Bay of Banderas and Cruise Ship Terminal.

Poolside dining

This eco-friendly resort features 4 outdoor pools and 2 poolside bars. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Bring the family and enjoy the free kid's club, children's pool, and playground.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 152 guestrooms offer flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and free bottled water. Hair dryers, safes, and phones are also available.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$80* Per night/room Aug 12 - Aug 13

Deluxe Room, Mountain View, Annex Building

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Junior Room, Bay View, Beachfront

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.SofaBed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Superior Room, Ocean View, Beachfront

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa Varadero ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Villa Varadero

Everyone (4) Family (4)
4 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 18, 2021

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Apr 29, 2021 by Brenda

Thank you!

5 out of 5
Small and compact with everything close. Great value for the dollar. We booked the cheapest room rate and got an close ocean view. Not stingy at all with all inclusive food and drinks. Didn't have to wait. Very friendly staff in a community that caters to locals. Would definitely go back!

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 24, 2020 by Brenda

Thank you for your comment and we hope to see you in the near future.

4 out of 5
Great location, stayed in Tower 4, and room and facility very nice. Only problem was food: breakfast was great, but lunch and dinner got boring fast, and was on the bland side. Tried the Italian dinner several nights and it was really BLAND! However, the 3-4 fresh fruit choices at every meal were nice. The Drakes's place specialty dinner was EXCELLENT. Disappointed in alcoholic drinks; they all tasted watered down. So if I stayed again, I probably wouldn't go for the "all inclusive" package.

Posted by , from St Louis on Mar 2, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 4, 2020 by Brenda

We thank you for your comment, it will be taken into consideration for future improvements in the Food and Beverages area. Thank you!

4 out of 5
Breakfast was Great! Also the pools are very cool designed but not warm. The room was very tiny but did the trick. The bed was actually comfortable.

Posted by on Jan 15, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 18, 2020 by Brenda

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a comment, we will do our best to improve the experience provided to our guests. Thank you!

4 out of 5
Staff very friendly. Beach clean and ample places to seat. Nice variety of foods

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 24, 2019 by Gabriela Perez

Dear anonymous, Thanks for such great comments! We hope to see you soon.

4 out of 5
Pros!!! -everyone is so friendly -the view from the room was epic, was able to see the sunset over the beach every night! -the beach was so close, it was kept in stuch clean condition, and there were lovely places to make camp for the day! - many interesting and delicious alcoholic choices with the all inclusive plan -overall I had an amazing and spectacular time!!! I definitely want to go back as soon as I can! Cons :( -picky eaters be ware! It's understandably difficult to cook food for so many people on the budget they must have for the price you pay... the food reflects the price -that's it! Only complaint!

Posted by , from wisconsin on Jan 16, 2018

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Jan 18, 2018 by Gabriela Perez

Dear hannah, thank you very much for your great comments! Until next vacation!

5 out of 5

The best ever

Pros: EVERYTHING
Cons: NOTHING
Location: The right spot
Everyone was so nice and helpful. We couldn't asked for better service at the beach bar. The night sift "Why Not" is what we called he was the happiest person on earth and his brother. It's not a 5 star but for what you pay it's a 10 star. Food was good and lot's of it. You could hear the waves in your clean room done by very happy people. Meant a lot of nice people from Canada and Mexico (this must be were they stay on there Holiday). The staff when you come in work very hard and they do it with a smile too. Bathrooms are very clean at all times. If you are a person that picks at things than go there and they don't need you either. There are lot's of places to walk to and good restaurant around, which you don't need if you go all inclusive. We would go back for sure.

Posted by , from Florida/Wisconsin on Feb 7, 2017

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3 out of 5

Beautiful Beach, Decent Amenities, Not so great fo

Location: Book at least one tour outside of the hotel. I did the snorkeling, hidden beach, boat tour and loved it!
The hotel is located on a beautiful stretch of beach, lounges and canopies available for those that wish to tan or stay in the shade. Hotel layout is simple, nothing fancy however comfortable, clean. Staff has a hard time understanding English. Rental of Kayaks is allowed however there is no time limit so if someone rents it out in AM they can literally have it sitting on the beach and not using it for the entire day =(. My biggest complaint would be with the food. I consider myself a NON- picky eater. However my first dinner there consisted of lasagna (with no meat/cheese, very little sauce, and some greens), plain pasta, and i forget what other carbohydrate was available. The rest of the selection was some chicken that did not look appetizing and broccoli that was yellowing. The best meal of the day by far was breakfast. Lunch and dinner had very little selection and the food was either overcooked or under-flavored. I have been to a lot of hotels where the reviews for food were abysmal and loved it. This is the first place where I have to complain.

Posted by , from Chicago on May 12, 2015

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3 out of 5

Small hotel in the middle of condos

Hotel was clean and staff was friendly but overall the hotel was small. Rooms need some updating - beds were old and uncomfortable. Even though it was all-inclusive, there was only 1 restaurant and 1 bar. Pool area was nice but water was too cold for swimming.

Posted by , from Wisconsin on Apr 14, 2011

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2 out of 5

This hotel did not meet our expectations.

Pros: boogie boarding, friendly wait staff
Cons: poor food and drink quality, poor variety of food, uncomfortable beds
We were returning to Puerto Vallarta with great memories of a previous trip at at the Melia and expected something similar but less extravagant. We were extremely disappointed with the quality and variety of the food. We expected fresh fruit and fresh fruit juices. There was minimal fruit at some meals and no fresh fruit juice. Also, the quality of the bar drinks was lousy and the service was excruciatingly slow. The beds were uncomfortably hard. Primarily for these reasons, we would not return to the Villa Varadero or recommend it to our friends. However, there were positives. Some of the wait staff were delightful and we enjoyed them very much. Also, there were boogie boards available for sign-out. Boogie boarding in the surf for hours on end was the highlight of our trip.

Posted by on Feb 3, 2011

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All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Villa Varadero are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Dining availability limited at one or more venues
  • Limited gourmet or à la carte dining

Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking

Land activities
  • Bicycling

Entertainment

  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Premium food items
  • Premium/non-domestic alcoholic beverages
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Childcare
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

  • Kayaking included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet-style meals included
  • A la carte or gourmet dining is limited
  • Number à la carte or gourmet meals - 1
  • Premium/imported alcoholic beverages not included
  • Premium food items not included
  • Childcare not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkeling excursions not included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Bicycling included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Room service not included
  • Minibar not included
  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Windsurfing not included
  • Sailboats not included
  • Snorkeling not included
  • Gratuities included
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • All meals included
  • One or more venues limit dining availability
  • All onsite activities, and facilities and equipment included
  • Theme parties included

Property Features

Some rates at Villa Varadero are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Bring your whole family to Villa Varadero for summer fun including 4 outdoor swimming pools, a complimentary children's club, and a children's pool. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Nuevo Vallarta resort.

  • 152 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • 4 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1989
  • Bar on the beach
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl. Airport (PVR) (10.4 km / 6.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Villa Varadero offers 152 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Nuevo Vallarta resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Mesa del Capitan - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this family restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Palapa Drakes - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Restaurante El Mural - This family restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Restaurante El Sol - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Open daily.

Graffiti Bar - Onsite sports bar. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 4 treatment rooms. Services include facials and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

  • Massages on beach
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests may be subject to health screenings for COVID-19 at the property.

Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Villa Varadero

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. <

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: MXN 500 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between MXN 100 and MXN 150 for adults, MXN 80 and MXN 100 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Varadero Villa
  • Villa Varadero
  • Villa Varadero Hotel
  • Villa Varadero Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
  • Villa Varadero Nuevo Vallarta
  • Villa Varadero Hotel And Suites
  • Villa Varadero Resort Nuevo Vallarta
  • Villa Varadero Resort
  • Villa Varadero Hotel And Suites
  • Villa Varadero Resort
  • Villa Varadero Nuevo Vallarta
  • Villa Varadero Resort Nuevo Vallarta

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.