The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa is located in a beachfront paradisiacal haven surrounded by lush tropical local vegetation and 300 meters of fine golden sand bathed by the crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean. It boasts an exquisite Mexican décor and is ideal for getting away from all worries and relaxing after spending your day on the Bahia de Banderas or playing golf at any of the internationally known courses in the area.

The area’s flora and fauna were taken into careful consideration during the construction of the Resort, and all buildings have been fully integrated into the surrounding vegetation, creating a natural and exotic ambience.

With its golden beaches and exuberant vegetation, this destination encourages all of its visitors to simply lounge under the sun all morning long. Close to the exclusive Punta de Mita area, the Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa brings you the best that Nayarit Riviera has to offer: Breathtaking landscapes, ample gardens, delicious dining, fun facilities, a relaxing Spa and top-notch services.

The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa is overseen by the system of quality management of Palladium Hotels & Resorts, which ensures an excellent level of consistent quality to our guests. In addition, we take very seriously the protection of the environment, supporting sustainable development of environment in the places where our hotels are located.

The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa has won a global certification of sustainable tourism by Earth Check for adhering to the highest standards of environmental conservation, and the prize Travelife Gold.


Good to Know

  • Official time UTC – 6, Summer UTC -5
  • Official language Spanish
  • Official currency Mexican Peso
  • Population 255, 725 people
  • Voltage: 110 V (A European adapter is needed)



24hrs. reception, check-in with welcome cocktail from 3:00pm, check-out until 12:00pm, laundry service*, wake-up service, currency exchange, luggage room, outdoor parking, disabled access, security personnel, fire alarm, games and activities by the pool and on the beach, free Wi-Fi at the lobby of the hotel, night entertainment, Sunset Boulevard disco featuring Caribbean and international music, cribs subject to availability*, ice machines, 24 hrs. bellboy service, late check-out subject to availability*, manager’s cocktail once per week, courtesy rooms with bathroom and shower for late check-out, hairdresser*, beauty salon*, gift shop/ souvenirs*, boutique*, guest services desk managed by our public relations staff who will help you with anything you might need, hospitality desks where tour operators provide information and assistance services, excursions desks. Car rental*


Location Information:

  • By car
    • When leaving the airport, take the highway to Guadalajara (20km). Turn right into the Punta de Mita road. Stay on this one-lane road during the next 11.5 kilometers (way of two rows only). You will find a road sign 500m before reaching the hotel entrance. The Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa will be on your left.
  • By Taxi
    • There’s a taxi stop at the airport. The ride is around 50min /35km at an approx. cost of $65 USD.
  • Transfer Service*
    • This service is not available in Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa although we can arrange airport – hotel transfer with Aeromóvil company (Fare depends on people number). Important: transportation hotel-airport has to be in taxi.



This completely renovated resort boasts aromatherapy in the area of the main lobby, which has also been recently refurbished and decorated, as well as in the Hemingway Bar, and common bathrooms. 5 restaurants (4 “a la carte”) + 7 bars, Baby Club, Mini Club, Junior Club “Black & White”, 2 freshwater pools and 1 salt water pool, water sports, 1 mini zoo, 1 crocodile cage (feeding show once a week), ecological walks through our botanical gardens, large covered theater with shows and games every night, complete Spa with various services that include: vapor bath, sauna and gymnasium. Beauty treatments, massages, and hairdresser with additional charge. The resort offers 419 spacious and beautifully decorated rooms with all the most modern amenities. All the rooms are distributed within three buildings that blend harmoniously with the stunning, natural landscape.



Room Category Descriptions:

  • Deluxe Rooms: 356
    • Rooms can be a king size bed or two beds, some have a table and two chairs, some have a table and two chairs and others have a divan, balcony and save energy system. Rooms are equipped with electronic card locks, air conditioning, mini-bar refilled daily with soft drinks and water bottles, tea and coffee making facilities, safe deposit box, flat screen TV and satellite, internal channel, hairdryer telephone with direct line next to bed*, iron and iron board, bathroom with: amenities, and hydro massage tub, terrace with table and two chairs. Aromatherapy menu*, essential oil menu*, pillow menu*, rent of mp4 player*, wake up radio and mp3 player.
      • Minimum occupancy: 1 Maximum occupancy: 3
      • Children: 0 Max children: 2
      • Pool/garden views: 248 Ocean views: 108
      • Disabled-adapted rooms: 5 Connecting: 124
      • A/C: 356 Rooms with terrace: 356
  • Junior Suites: 60
    • Two queen or one king size bed, sofa bed, balcony and save energy system. Rooms are equipped with electronic card locks, air conditioning, minibar refilled daily with soft drinks and water bottles, tea and coffee making facilities, safe deposit box, flat screen TV and satellite, internal channel, hairdryer telephone with direct line next to bed*, iron and iron board, Bathroom with: amenities, and hydro massage tub, terrace with table and two chairs. Aromatherapy menu*, essential oil menu*, pillow menu*, rent of mp4 player*, wake up radio and mp3 player.
      • Minimum occupancy: 1 Maximum occupancy: 3
      • Children: 0 Max Children: 2
      • Pool/garden views: 60 Ocean views: 0
      • Disabled-adapted rooms: 0 Connecting: 36
      • A/C: 60 Rooms with terrace: 60
  • Grand Master Ocean View Suites: 6
    • Offers the same facilities of a Junior Suite plus a king-size bed, sofa bed, separate living area, two flat screen TVs (one in the bedroom and another one in the living room), work area with desk, bathroom hydro massage tub, terrace with jacuzzi and a panoramic view of the ocean.
      • Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults
      • Minimum occupancy: 1 Maximum occupancy: 2
      • Children: 0 Max Children: 0
      • Pool/garden views: 0 Ocean views: 6
      • Disabled-adapted rooms: 0 Connecting: 0
      • A/C: 6 Rooms with terrace: 6

Disabled-adapted rooms

  • We feature 5 Deluxe Rooms, one queen bed with bars in WC and shower (no bathtub). These rooms are equipped with shower bench.
  • Transfers within the complex: Special carts: No
  • Access ramp to: The beach, pool and restaurants: El Bosque Buffet and Las Terrazas restaurant. No access to the discotheque.

Dining Options:

5 restaurants (4 a la Cartè) and 7 bars feature local and international cuisine. Local and international drinks (with or without alcohol) are offered in the bars. International “Premium” brands of beverages at Hemingway Bar. Includes all meals at the resort's restaurants according to their schedules and conditions; night snacks until 7:00 am at the Sports Bar; unrestricted use of “a la carte” restaurants, reservations are not required (subject to availability), unlimited visits, pagers available, men must wear long pants and long sleeve shirts (no shorts allowed); local beverages, selection of international beverages and welcome drink available in some bars, wine list*.    

Buffet Restaurants:

  • El Bosque Restaurant
    • Recently refurbished restaurant, including new décor and floors, where you can enjoy buffet-style international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • Theme nights: Mexican, Gala, French, Italian, Seafood, Spanish, Asian and International. It also features the American corner called Grand Palladium Burger.
  • Las Terrazas Restaurant
    • Outdoor buffet-style snack restaurant located in front of the mail pool.
    • Open: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.
    • At nighttime this restaurant serves as an additional “a la carte” Ribs & More Restaurant.
  • “A la carte” Restaurants.
    • Schedules are subject to seasonal changes; available only for evening meals.
  • Viva México Restaurant
    •  Offers “a la carte” dinners with Mexican cuisine specialties. Air conditioning.
    • Features outdoor terrace. Located opposite the adults-only pool.
  • Portofino Restaurant
    • Offers “a la carte” dinners with Mediterranean cuisine specialties.
    • Air conditioning. Located opposite main pool.
  • Bambú Restaurant
    • Completely refurbished, this restaurant offers “a la carte” dinners with Oriental cuisine specialties.
    • Air conditioning.
    • Located on the second floor of El Bosque Restaurant.
  • Ribs & More Restaurant
    • This new restaurant offers “a la carte” dinners with Steak House Grill specialties.
    • Located in an outdoor terrace.


  • La Placita, lobby bar
    • Open: 10:00am – 01:00am
    • Live music every night.
  • Secret Bar, outdoor bar (adults-only pool)
    • Open: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Olas Bar, main pool bar
    • Open: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Hemingway Bar
    • Open: 6:00 pm – 1:00 am
    • “Premium” beverages and air conditioning. Adults only.
  • Sunset Boulevard, Disco & Bar
    • Open: 11:00am – 02:00am
  • Sports Bar
    • Open: 09:00 am – 06:00 am
  • Snacks
    • Open: 06:00 pm – 06:00 am
  • Beach Bar:
    • Open: 11:00am – 06:00pm
    • Located at the beach, cocktail menu
  • Also featuring
    •  The following open air services, closed during rainy season (June to September approximately) are subject to weather changes and availability. BBQ: Grill, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday Open: 06:30pm – 10:30 pm. Reservations required with public relations.
    • Paella: Spanish specialty, Wednesday and Saturday Open: 12:30 pm to 01:30 pm. No reservation requires Dinner with Stars at beach area, previous reservation*. Lobster menu at a la Carte Restaurants.*


  • Pools
    • One large freshwater swimming pool with children’s area, one adults-only pool, and one saltwater pool.
  • Main pool
    • Open from 8:00am to 8:00 pm. Depth: 1.20m; Surface: 2,462 m2
    • Adults-only Infinity Pool: Open from 8:00am to 00:00 am. Depth: 1.10m; Surface: 373.27 m2.. Heated during winter season.
  • Saltwater Pool
    • Open from 8:00am to 8:00 pm. Depth: 1.30m; Surface: 3,000 m2
  • Sports
    • Aerobics, water aerobics, beach volleyball, petanque, archery, language classes, tennis, tennis night courts*, multipurpose court, gym, pool tables, darts, board games, ping-pong, volleyball, soccer, basketball.
  • Water Sports
    • Non-motorized water sports such as catamaran, windsurf, kayak, sailing, snorkeling, water polo, scuba diving lesson in the pool.
    • Water sports with additional charges: Motorboat trips, deep sea fishing, horseback riding, snorkeling tours, scuba diving and whale watching. These services are offered by third parties.
  • Children’s facilities
    • Playground, baby sitting*, baby cribs, high chairs for restaurants, special children menus. Mini Club with videogames (XBOX, Play Station y Wii), crafts area, mini theater to see movies and mini shows, playground outdoor, swimming pool, multipurpose field and video projector for video games.
  • Baby -Club
    • (1 – 3 years old): open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, offers a special package.
  • Mini-Club
    • (4 - 12 years old): open from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm, offers special package that includes backpack, cap and crayons.
  • J r. Club “ Black & White ”
    • (13 - 17 years old): open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Night Entertainment:
    • Fun and varied entertainment every night at the hotel’s theater, live music at La Placita Bar, and Discotheque every night.
  • Complete daily program of daytime sports and entertainment activities on the beach and at the pool.


At Zentropía Palladium Spa & Wellness you will find a wide variety of services that will make you enjoy your vacations even more. Our programs have been designed to offer you comfort and relaxation through the most advanced treatments for your body. Our Spa features a beauty salon that offers hair removal, manicure, pedicure and unisex hairdresser services managed by the best professionals, as well as individual or couple massages rooms. ALL INCLUSIVE: Wet area with steam baths, jacuzzi and a new sauna section. Large air conditioned gymnasium with outstanding sports machines equipment. WITH ADDITIONAL CHARGES: Hairdresser, massage and assorted beauty treatments. (*) Children under 18 are not allowed to use the Spa facilities.
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