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With a stay at Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive in Puerto Vallarta (North Hotel Zone), you'll be close to Cruise Ship Terminal and Malecon.

This all-inclusive resort is within close proximity of La Paloma Plaza de Toros and Bay of Banderas.

Make yourself at home in one of the 218 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers body treatments. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and local beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Bottled wine
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive offers a beachfront location in the heart of the hotel zone. The resort's Grand Spa features women's and men's saunas, steam rooms, and 8-person spa tubs. The full-service spa also offers massages, body wraps and scrubs, mud treatments, facials, waxing, and hair and nail care (surcharges for all services). A fitness center and outdoor tennis court are on site.

A children's club provides a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including snorkeling, sandcastle building, board games, and Spanish lessons for children ages 5-12. The club is open 9 AM-5 PM daily (subject to change).

Wedding services are available, including a complimentary wedding planner to assist with the ceremony details. Multiple meeting rooms come with audiovisual equipment. An ATM is on site.

A wide variety of dining options and events are available at the resort each day. On Saturday evenings, dinner-and-a-show gala nights are held in the main ballroom, featuring an extensive buffet. Themed events on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings feature a show and poolside or oceanside dining. On Tuesday and Thursday, 3 dining venues are available to guests. On Sunday, 3 dining venues and a beachside buffet are available, followed by a casino-themed event in the lobby bar.

  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Children's pool 
  • Steam room 
  • Spa tub 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 218 
  • Hair salon 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Children's club 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Free self parking 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Villa Linda - Pool and ocean views make this a relaxing space to enjoy a variety of international specialties. Breakfast, lunch, dinner buffets daily.

Sandwich Corner - Open daily in the afternoon. Serves light fare and breads. Close to lobby bar.

Sunset Grill - Breakfast and dinner buffets. Reservations required.

Gourmet - Serves à la carte international favorites in a cozy setting. Dining specialties created by the owner, a well-known chef in Mexico.

La Fiesta - Open-air spot between beach and pool with seating under canopies. Open daily for snacks and lunch from noon to 5 PM, dinner is served 7 PM–10 pm, and late-night snacks are available 10:30 PM-6 AM.

La Fiesta Bar - Open-air bar located poolside with views of the ocean. For guests enjoying the pool, swim-up bar service is offered. Open 10 AM–6 PM daily.

Margaritas - This authentic Mexican bar offers live entertainment, cocktails, and light fare. Open from 5 PM–1 AM daily.

Friendly Coffee - Open daily in the morning. Guests can enjoy pastries, tea, and coffee drinks.

Hours subject to change.


Activities include:

  • Kids Club at the beach
  • Kayak (in the sea)
  • Aqua aerobics (in the pool)
  • Swimming lessons (in the pool)
  • Water and beach volleyball
  • Dancing lessons (in the beach)
  • Water basketball in the pool area
  • Whale watching tours
  • Boat tours

Nearby Things to Do

Adjacent to a raised 10-person spa tub, the resort's pool measures 36 by 10.5 meters (117 by 35 feet) and connects to a separate children's section. The resort's frontage on the hotel zone's beach is 76 meters (250 feet). The resort supplies kayaks and boogie boards. Independent operators offer rentals and services for personal watercraft, parasailing, banana-boating, and horseback riding on the beach, and scuba-diving instruction and scuba-diving/snorkeling excursions can be arranged at an independent water-sports desk in the resort. Use of a tennis court is complimentary in daylight, with a surcharge for play under the lights.

A large, air-conditioned fitness center with cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights also includes a studio for complimentary aerobics, step, Pilates, and yoga classes.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Friendly Hola Vallarta's spa features a vast selection of treatments that are designed to relax, pamper, and rejuvenate guests. The extensive menu includes a selection of over 30 different massages, facials, and body treatments (surcharge).

Aerobics, step, pilates, and yoga classes are regularly available as well as a fitness center complete with free weights and cardio equipment.

Additional amenities include a sauna, spa tub, steam room, showers, and his/her lockers.

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Body treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 60.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 35 (from 7 to 12 years old)
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • In-room safe
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 60
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Friendly Beach Inclusive
  • Friendly Beach Resort Inclusive
  • Friendly Resort
  • Friendly Vallarta Beach
  • Friendly Vallarta Beach All Inclusive
  • Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort
  • Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort All Inclusive
  • Friendly Resort All Inclusive

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. Up to 2 children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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