Velas Vallarta is a beautiful beach-front property in Puerto Vallarta that’s family-friendly and all-inclusive optional. Families will love staying here because of the massive suites that give large families plenty of space.
Should you choose to indulge in the all-inclusive program here are some of the amenities you will enjoy.
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner à la carte or buffet at Andrea and La Ribera restaurant; à la carte dinner at Foodies Cantina
- Premium domestic and international beverages throughout the resort
- 24-hour gourmet in-suite dining
- Minibar in room or suite, stocked daily
- Gym access
- Personal Concierge and Guest Services Desk
- Tropical garden and terrace
- Beach access with chairs and cabanas
- Children’s swimming pool
- Two swimming pools
- Daily activities in the pool area
- Nightly shows and entertainment
- 3 tennis courts
- Basketball court
- Kids’ Club activities
- Book exchange
- Pre-registration and Express check-out
- High-speed Wi-Fi
- Taxes and gratuities
Inside the kid’s club, your children will enjoy board and video games, tennis lessons, sandcastle competitions, stone painting, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, movie nights, and more. Registration for daily activities begins at 10:00 a.m. and is open to children ages 4 to 12 years old.
During the holidays for themed events like meet-and-greets with the Easter Bunny and egg hunts, Christmas crafts, and visits with Santa.
Teen Activities: Depending on the time of year there are teen activities as well.
La Ribera Restaurant
In addition to the restaurants, they offer room service 24 hours a day.
I toured all kinds of rooms including 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suits. All of them had a kitchen, even the studio unit I saw. In the kitchen is everything you need plus a minibar. All rooms except for the studios have a balcony with ocean views. The 3-bedroom suite I stayed in had an extremely large balcony. Complimentary cribs/playpens and rollaway beds are available.
To score an awesome suite check out the listings for Velas Vallarta.
One thing at Velas Vallarta that really stood out was all of the room choices. For those that want to splurge there are several suites with pools on the patio available. Both of the pools in the photo above are balcony pools!
Amenities at Velas Vallarta
There is a small onsite spa that also has several cabanas overlooking the ocean where you can enjoy an extremely peaceful massage. I was lucky enough to have a massage on the beach while I was there and it was nothing short of wonderful.
Crafts and Activities
- Skull painting
- Smoothie Lessons
- Spanish Lessons
- Tennis Lessons
What is pictured is basically the extent of their current gym, a couple of treadmills. But hey, it’s better than nothing at all. You can always play beach volleyball to burn some calories or take a fitness class. The resort offers fitness classes including aqua aerobics, guided walks, and yoga on the jetty.
- Casino night
- Magic shows (Their guy does the best up close magic I have ever seen!
- Circus show
- Dance shows
@meaganwristen The best upclose #magic I’ve ever seen! #magictrick ♬ original sound – Meagan Wristen
They have a small shop where you can get floaties, snacks, and sunscreen.
Overall, I thought staying here was great. Everything I experienced was good. The highlights to me were the views, sprawling beach, and the massage on the beach.