Riu Vallarta

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To the front of the Riu Vallarta you'll find the long golden beach of Playa de Flamingos. To the rear, you've got the tropical jungle at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains ... Continue reading

To the front of the Riu Vallarta you’ll find the long golden beach of Playa de Flamingos. To the rear, you’ve got the tropical jungle at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Rooms at this hotel are high-spec with finishing touches like liquor dispensers and big balconies. Upgrade your room and you get a hydro-massage bathtub.


The RIU Vallarta is a beehive of activity. Try water sports like windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking or bodyboarding in the Bay of Banderas.


Scuba diving lesson

There's a taster lesson in the pool.





Table tennis

Daytime activity programme

Other facilities

The Renova Spa* is oasis-like. There’s a hydrotherapy pool here and the treatment menu includes therapies like moonlight massages with lava shells.


Beauty salon and treatments*


For over 18s.

Whirlpool baths

Can be found in the pools.


Guests must wear sports shoes in the gym.



Renova Spa*

Offering a range of treatments.

Swimming Pool

There are 2 pools here. One of them has sunloungers sunken into the water and a trio of waterslides. The other one has a swim-up pool bar.

2 outdoor pools

Both with adjoining Jacuzzis® and terraces with sunbeds and parasols. Pool towels are available.

Children's pool

Pool towels

Food and Drink

Pick between 4 restaurants. One’s a buffet set-up with show cooking stations, the others are speciality restaurants with Asian and South American flavours.

Don Rafael buffet restaurant

The main buffet restaurant has show cooking stations. You'll enjoy international and local specialities and there's a themed buffet twice a week.

Sir George à la carte restaurant

Offering gourmet dining.

Sports bar

Serves snacks 24 hours a day.

Mezcal swim-up and terrace bar

This bar can be accessed via the pool or sun terrace. There's a large selection of soft, hot and alcoholic drinks to choose from.

Astoria lobby bar

La Boheme bar

Lounge bar with a terrace.

La Plaza bar

Lounge bar

With terrace.

A la carte dining

At Sir George à la carte restaurant.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Riu Vallarta in Nuevo Vallarta. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Riu Vallarta in Nuevo Vallarta easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Riu Vallarta with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above. Package holidays to Riu Vallarta are available from Thomson .

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 127V 60Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Mexico Peso (MXN)

This week's weather forecast

34°C Low 23°C
Today: Fri 21 Oct
33°C Low 22°C
Sat 22 Oct
Partly cloudy
35°C Low 23°C
Sun 23 Oct
33°C Low 24°C
Mon 24 Oct

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