What to expect: Packed with recreational facilities, Marival Resort & Suites Nuevo Vallarta All Inclusive attracts families seeking active vacations as well as couples more interested in sunning, swimming, and leisurely dining.
Amenity highlights: Each of the Marival Resort's two sides ("Grand" and "Club") features pools accessible to all guests. The free-form Grand pool offers activities and is bordered by a children's pool, a spa tub, and a children’s-only water park with slides and toadstool shower. The Club pool contains a jetted section. Adjacent is a children's pool, and nearby is a "quiet" pool. The resort supplies guests with complimentary use of boogie boards, kayaks, snorkeling gear, sailboats, and windsurfers.
Insider tip: The central area of Nuevo Vallarta 3.5 km (2.25 mi) away features an air-conditioned shopping/dining mall called Paradise Plaza.