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Grand Reopening Unveils A Total Transformation Of Puerto Vallarta Resort  

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After 15 years since its grand opening, the Riu Palace Pacífico Nuevo Vallarta has undergone an impressive transformation, reopening its doors earlier this month as an exclusive, all-inclusive, adults-only resort.  

The revamp promises a new level of sophistication, with an added touch of elegance for a more refined getaway experience. 

With a 4.5 star rating on TripAdvisor out of more than 6000 guest reviews, The Riu Palace Pacifico is a favorite among travelers.  

hotel riu palace nuevo vallarta exterior

New Dining Options 

Alexander Martin, the hotel’s general manager, shared in an interview that the renovation included an expansion of dining options.  

“Guests can now enjoy the flavors of Italy at the newly introduced Italian restaurant or savor the rich tastes of Mediterranean fusion cuisine. Additionally, guests will find an Asian-inspired restaurant, and a steakhouse, adding to the variety of options at the resort” explained Martin.   

The sports bar, popular among US Travelers, has now been redone and has received great reviews.  

A New Welcome  

The heart of the hotel, its expansive lobby, now greets guests with a fresh and inviting ambiance.  

The redesign incorporates new décor, featuring a bar and a café.  

This welcoming space sets the tone for the luxurious experience that guests can have within the newly remodeled resort. 

Elevating the Experience 

For those seeking a bit extra, the newly introduced Elite Club service offers a premium experience.  

This includes a reserved beach area, and a quiet place to relax with access to premium drinks, adding a more personalized experience for guests.  

Revamped Rooms 

The 445 rooms have been completely remodeled, with contemporary furniture, complimentary Wi-Fi, and other amenities.  

The Riu Palace Pacífico Nuevo Vallarta offers guaranteed ocean views in their Suites, Junior Suites, and the exclusive Elite category of rooms.     

The revamped rooms not only prioritize comfort but also provide a beautiful atmosphere to relax in after a day of exploring.  

Variety of Accommodations 

One of the reasons why Puerto Vallarta continues to rise in popularity is the variety of travelers it caters to.  

There are fantastic options for budget travelers, families looking for comfort, and those seeking a luxury vacation experience.   

Giving travelers options that fit their needs, wants, and budgets allows Puerto Vallarta to have a wide reach and provide visitors with memorable experiences that feel personalized. 

courtyard exterior of hotel in nuevo vallarta riu palace

The newly reopened Riu Palace Pacífico Nuevo Vallarta gives travelers the option of a luxury experience in Nuevo Vallarta.  

The boom in new and remodeled hotels, all-inclusive resorts, and even vacation rentals shows this area’s commitment to the growth of local.  

As the Puerto Vallarta region continues to gain popularity among travelers, the city is committed to providing an unforgettable experience to travelers.   

aerial view of nuevo nayarit beach with hotels and resorts

Discovering the Charms of Nuevo Vallarta 

So, what makes this area so special?  

Nuevo Vallarta is renowned for its spectacular, wide sandy beaches.  

The beaches here are not just for sunbathing; parasailing and paddleboarding are just some of the water activities travelers can enjoy.  

paddleboarding in nuevo vallarta

Nature enthusiasts should not miss the El Cora Crocodile Sanctuary. Located just a short drive away, this sanctuary offers a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with crocodiles.  

It is an educational experience where you can learn about the conservation efforts for these incredible creatures. 

From November to February, the waters off Nuevo Vallarta welcome humpback whales during their migration season.  

Travelers can head on whale-watching excursions and witness these amazing creatures.  

It is a unique and incredible experience you must do when visiting Nuevo Nayarit. 

a humpback whale jumping in the water in puerto vallarta

And don’t miss the artisan markets around Nuevo Vallarta to pick up a souvenir before heading home.   

Handmade items highlight the history and culture of the area, from vibrant textiles to handcrafted jewelry; these markets offer a chance to take home a piece of the local culture. 

smiling vendor on beach puerto vallarta

Planning Your Visit

The grand reopening of Riu Palace Pacífico Nuevo Vallarta is much more than just a renovation, it brings excitement and a new accommodation option for the Puerto Vallarta region.  

With its exclusive adult-only setting, new dining options, and remodel, the resort is ready to welcome travelers looking for a luxurious experience in Nuevo Vallarta.  

Riu Palace Pacifico Nuevo Vallarta is committed to providing guests with unforgettable experiences that blend luxury, comfort, and style.   

Doors are open; get ready to experience Puerto Vallarta’s newest transformation.   

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