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Melia Puerto Vallarta Resort

Melia Puerto Vallarta -
A to Z Inspection

David's Rating - Thumbs Up!

The following is David's professional opinion from a recent hotel inspection and client's feedback.

 

 

Ambiance - Of all the resorts I have seen in Puerto Vallarta, this I have to say is one of the most family friendly. Yes, other resorts have kids clubs and such but you could really get a sense from the staff and the activities, they really like kids! A great combination of location, amenities and being family friendly.  This was one of the first Melia's to introduce the Flinstones' theme Bamm Bamm Club and Yabba-Dabba-Doo Bazaar.

Beach - The beach is very nice and plenty of activities like parasailing. Not the pristine beaches you have in Cozumel or the Riviera Maya but very typical for the pacific side of Mexico

Charges (extra) - Spa treatments, golf, hairdresser and motorized water sports and scuba would be extra.

Distances - In what is known as the marina area. only 15 minutes into town, walking distance to the golf course and the Marina.

Entertainment on Property - Varied entertainment and activities during the day and shows at the theater and theme parties in the evening.

Fitness Area - A very nice facility with treadmills, free weights and jogging track.

Food - The are 5 restaurants, 3 are ala-carte of which are Italian, International and a grill. A word of warning for the guys. Bring at least one pair of long trousers and nice shirt to wear at dinner if you want to get into the ala-carte restaurants. I guess the women can wear whatever they want. Not complaining mind you.

Getting Around - Walking distance to the Marina and a short taxi ride into town.

Internet Access -There is an hourly charge for internet access at the Internet cafe.

Jackets and Ties - Keep them at home, but bring slacks and polo shirt for dinner in the A la Carte restaurants.

Kids - Probably the most extensive of kids clubs catering to all ages. They have the Baby Rock Club for 4 months to 4 years old, the Bamm Bamm Club for 5-8 years old and the Cool Club for ages 9-13 all with ages appropriate activities. They even have a rock climbing wall for the adventurous types.  This is one of the few resorts that allow infants in their program.

Little Known Fact-The Melia is one of the few resorts in Puerto Vallarta that really caters to young children.

Medical Services -On call medical services.

Negatives - If you do not like kids, this is not the resort for you.

Nightlife - Theme parties and shows at the theatre.

Opportunities -Guests get special rates at the golf course.

Pool - I really liked the pool here and I am a pool person. The roman pillars and seating area in the middle make a nice place to bring your drink from the pool bar.  They also boast the largest pool in Puerto Vallarta with its own children's section.

Protection - In room safe at no additional charge.

Recreation - Tennis courts with lighting, non-motorized water sports, diving demonstrations in the pool, aerobics, exercise room, jogging track, shooting gallery, fun workshops and a games room

Rooms -The rooms are nice size and offer a family room with two double beds and bunk beds. They will take a family of five in one room. Two adults and three kids.

Shopping - Small gift shop on property. Plenty of shopping in town.

Terrain - Very easy to navigate around the property.

Tipping-Not required but as with any service industry, if your bartender, room service attendant or concierge really shines, they will appreciate the small gratuity since most people will not be tipping anyway.

Updates-The flinstones theme is new.

View-Try and get the ocean view rooms if you can.

Weather-December through May are the driest months. August is monsoon season and continues into September

WOW Factor-The largest pool in Puerto Vallarta and the rock climbing wall.

X-Y-Z-You will be hard pressed to find another resort as family friendly as the Melia.

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"Just the Facts"

Hotel Location


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Located in the exclusive Marina Vallarta Yacht and Golf area, 5 minutes away from the airport and 15minutes from downtown.

Address: PASEO DE LA MARINA SUR N 7
PUERTO VALLARTA
JAL

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-322-226-3000
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-33-MELIA
Fax: 52-322-2263030

Hotel Facilities


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Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary.)
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (5 minutes)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Swim-up Bar
The pool is designed after a famous work by Picasso, and it is one of the largest in Puerto Vallarta.
Golf: NEARBY
Marina Vallarta Golf Course - 5 minutes Special rates for guests.
The Marina Vallarta Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 71 course designed by Joe Finger. The course offers a total of 6,700 yards, and is located in the heart of Marina Vallarta, between the beach and marina. It is open daily from 7 am to 7 pm.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Varies by time of day
Cart Fee: Included (shared)
Club Rental Fees: $30.00
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Racquet Rental Fees: Complimentary.
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Other Sports: Archery, Shooting Range, Darts
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge

Hotel Room Types


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ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
Full living room & private bedroom, two bathrooms, two televisions, ample dressing and bedroom area, VIP amenities and services. (Panoramic View of Pacific Ocean and and Vallarta Bay).

Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

DELUXE GARDEN VIEW FAMILY
Two double beds and 1 bunk bed (2 twins). Air conditioning, cable tv, in-room safe, private balcony or terrace, private bathroom with amenities, hair dryer, mini cooler with water only. Garden view.

Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

STAFF ROOM

Other Amenities -
Kitchen

DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
King size bed or two double beds. Air conditioning, cable tv, in-room safe, private balcony or terrace, private bathroom with amenities, hair dryer, mini cooler with water only. Ocean view.

Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

DELUXE GARDEN VIEW
King size bed or two double beds. Air conditioning, cable tv, in-room safe, private balcony or terrace, private bathroom with amenities, hair dryer, mini cooler with water only. Garden view.

Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Irons are available upon request.

Dining

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Melia Puerto Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:

All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL-All

There are 5 Restaurants at Melia Puerto Vallarta:

La Palapa Grill - Offers a la carte grill dinner. Reservations are required, one dinner per stay.
Azulejos - A la carte International dinner. Reservations required, one dinner per stay.
Los Vitrales - Offers service "a la carte" gourmet dinning. Open formal dress Tuesday to Sunday. Previous reservation are required, subject to availability, children under 12 only on Wednesday (Family Night). One dinner per stay.
La Palapita - Offers delicious snacks.
Quetzal Restaurant - Offers a buffet service daily, breakfast and dinner with a different theme every night. Dress code: shirt and shoes are required,Semiformal.

Activities & Entertainment


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Daily Activities & Entertainment:

Shooting Range, Archery & Air Rifle, Pool Activities, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Dive Demo, Dance Lessons, Wall Climbing, Volleyball

Nightly Activities & Entertainment:

Shows featuring professional dancers such as Vegas style, Broadway, Mexican Folklore and Mouline Rouge.

 
Children's Programs

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Baby Rock Club (0-4) Certified nannies, indoor play area, cribs, etc. Bamm Bamm Club (5 to 12) Playground, climbing wall, camping, mini disco, etc. Cool Club (up to 16)
Applicable Ages: 0-16 years old.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: Free up to 18 Hours
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 6 hours



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