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Rising from an oasis of palms on a long stretch of beach, triangular turrets glimmer silver in the Vallarta sun. A white Mediterranean Palace, Moorish style with arches and columns, has walkways and gardens that surround 2 lagoon pools. An impressive brass Crown (reminiscent of the legendary Vallarta cathedral), in the courtyard faces the green blue Pacific Ocean. Pelicans skim waves which gently break over miles of gold sand - a beach lover's dream.
Lobby and restaurants are enriched with polished wood, frescos, hand painted floral ceilings and mosaic tiles - the artistic flair, the signature of extraordinary Riu Resorts. The theme, the state of Jalisco, Mexico is intermingled with the décor. Scrumptious buffets are offered at Don Emiliano, and Dona Adelita, Italian/Brazilian specialties at Nayarit, Asian specialties at Gran Dragon and lighter fare by the sea at La Botana. A Grand Opening Special welcomes you to this spectacular hotel.
All meals, buffet and a la carte, snacks, National and international brands, juices & beverages, Non-motorized watersports, Shows and entertainment, daily activites, Spa and gym, tennis.
AVE. DE LOS COCOTEROS NO. 160 • MX
Barber / Beauty Salon Boutique Shops Car Rental Currency Exchange Disco / Nightclub Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service Meeting Rooms Physician on Call
Pools: Number of Pools: 2 Outdoor Pools: 2 Swim-up Bar The property features two pools one with swim-up bar and children's pool.
Golf: • NEARBY • Flamingos Golf Club- From $60 per day. • Holes: 18
Tennis: • Number of Courts: 2 • Outdoor Courts: 2 • Lighted Courts: 2
A hotel in the heart of nature, kissed by the fine sand of an exceptional beach with every kind of comfort, services sports and leisure facilities.
Five restaurants, two swimming pools, two jaucuzzis, disco, children's swimming pool swim-up bar, mini-club and children's playground.
Beach: Located on Flamingo Beach
Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 pm Total Rooms: 700 Year Opened: 2002
Credit Cards: • Visa • Master Card • American Express
No Spring Breakers. No student groups accepted unless one persone is 21 years or older. There are no exchange privileges with Riu Jalisco.
JUNIOR SUITE King bed, Separate living room area with sofa, ceiling fan, Phone, Satellite TV, Mini-bar, Liquor dispenser, Safe, Balcony or terrace, Bathtub, Shower, Bidet, Double sink, Hairdryer, Amenities kit Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, Room Safe
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW W/JAC King bed, Separate living room area with sofa, A/C, Ceiling fan, Phone, Satellite TV, Mini-bar, Liquor dispenser, Safe, Bathtub, Shower cabin, Bidet, Double sink, Hairdryer, Amenities kit, Balcony or terrace with ocean-view & jacuzzi Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, Room Safe
JUNIOR SUITE Other Amenities: Kitchen
STANDARD ROOM King or 2 doubles, A/C, Ceiling fan, Satellite TV, Phone, Mini-bar, Liquor dispenser, Safe, Balcony or terrace, Shower, Hairdryer, Amenities kit Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, Room Safe
Riu Jalisco features 1 meal plan option:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Jalisco: Gran Dragon - A la carte restaurant serving Asian cuisine. Open for dinner.. La Botana - Beach restaurant and snack bar serving continental breakfast, lunch and snacks during the day and for dinner a Grill Steakhouse. Nayarit - A la carte restaurant offering during the day Italian cuisine and at night Brazilian Rodizio. Dress Code: Casual Formal Dona Adelita - A la carte restaurant serving Mexican cuisine. Open for dinner. Don Emilliano - Main restaurant with non-smoking areas, offering buffet style dinning and show cooking stations. Theme dinners served twice a week.
Activities & Entertainment
Daily Activities & Entertainment: Volleyball, Shuffleboard, Ping Pong, Kayaking. Complimentary snorkeling lesson at pool. Nightly Activities & Entertainment: Live music and Riu theme shows and disco.
Children's mini club and playground. Children's activities include pool and beach games, arts and crafts, and talent shows.
Children's Facilities PlayGround Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $Fee Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes
Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 35 reviews)
Entertainment: They could do more adult entertainment at night. The different shows are family oriented but us older people need a little time away from the kiddies.
Joel said, 'The Riu Jalisco is a very nice hotel especially for the money. The grounds are maintained beautifully. Great location. Loved it. '
Pool: Two pools. Kids pool is very nice. Adult pool has a great swim up bar and plenty of room for fun.
Beach: The beach is fantastic. Large beach with golden sand and beautiful sunsets.
Food/Drink: The food was pretty good. Plenty of variety and choices. The drinks were very good. Bartenders would make the drinks however you asked
Accommodations: The hotel rooms are nice, a little above average.
Service: Very good overall service.
Overall: The Riu Jalisco is a very nice hotel especially for the money. The grounds are maintained beautifully. Great location. Loved it.
Sally said, 'EVERYTHING WAS WONDERFUL AND PERFECT -- CAN'T WAIT TO DO IT AGAIN'
Pool: DID NOT USE
Food/Drink: TOO GOOD
Accommodations: VERY NICE
Overall: CAN'T WAIT TO DO IT AGAIN
Food/Drink: Good food
Entertainment: Good Mexican show
Overall: Good place
Karla said, 'We'll be back!'
Beach: Waves were fun
Entertainment: It was OK
Accommodations: Nice rooms
Service: No complaints
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Pool: Pools were good
Accommodations: It was Good
Overall: We ate evertything out, it was Good
Kimberly said, 'Service was ALWAYS with a smile! Food options were great, even with me being lactose intolerant'
Pool: Very clean
Food/Drink: Great options, even with being lactose intolerant
Entertainment: Excellent Job!!!
Accommodations: Loved the HUGE king-size bed
Service: ALWAYS with a smile!
Overall: Going back in Feb. 2011
Pool: good and safe
Beach: not clean muddie
Food/Drink: ok ok
Entertainment: ok wish some in English
Accommodations: ok good
Service: very good
Overall: good and ok
Pool: i really wish the adult pool was enforced!! there were kids all over the swim up bar, which was very irritating when you are trying to get
Beach: the beach was nice and clean
Food/Drink: drinks were great and the food was very good
Entertainment: it was average
Accommodations: very nice staff
Service: great service everywhere
Overall: had a very nice vacation
Pool: Nice, but didn't use because of rain.
Beach: Very murky and lots of seaweed.
Food/Drink: Very greasy and distasteful to our palate
Entertainment: OK, but not outstanding
Accommodations: Very nice, but only 3 elevators for hundreds of rooms
Service: Very courteous
Overall: OK, but would not return to that location.
Pool: The pool had several kids in both pools even though the resort had a pool for kids.
Beach: The beach was very clean and maintained.
Food/Drink: The food was good.
Entertainment: Entertainment was okay on site. No real night life activities
Accommodations: The room was dirty, mold on walls and curtains. The AC kept the room cool. The shower held water and would not drain well.
Service: I was very happy with the service staff. They always treated us very well. They where one of the best things about the resort.
Overall: I was okay, but I would stay at a different location.
Pool: Full of little kids
Beach: It was ok I'm not much on beachs
Food/Drink: Breakfast was great if you got there early
Entertainment: Didn't see any
Accommodations: Good and the staff was good
Service: Sevice was good sometimes the staff had too many poeple to take care of
Overall: Had fun and thats what it's all about
Pool: The pool was cloudy
Beach: Windy in the afternoon but beautiful
Food/Drink: Always tasty, would have liked Corona on tap
Entertainment: Good but always the same
Accommodations: Room smelled a little smoky
Service: No problems
Overall: Average trip
Pool: Adult pool was gross
Beach: Not very clear water
Food/Drink: Lots of variety
Accommodations: Noisy, lots of echoing
Service: Every staff person was helpful
Overall: Probably try a different resort next time
Pool: Dirty, too many kids
Food/Drink: Food better last time. Bar staff good, always giving back-ups.
Entertainment: Too loud late at night.
Service: Cooks, wait staff all good.
Overall: Too many kids.
Joshua said, 'The waiters were helpful, beach was beautiful, breeze was amazing.'
Pool: Didn't use very often, but seemed clean
Beach: Beach was beautiful. Breeze was amazing.
Food/Drink: Not a lot of variety and only a few high quality items. Could use more variety and higher quality
Entertainment: Every show consists of 10 minutes of telling the crowd they aren't pumped enough. The "musicals" were especially bad.
Accommodations: Bed wasn't very comfortable. Rooms were warm and shower didn't drain well.
Service: The waiters were helpful
Bob & nancy said, 'The staff was friendly and helpful, Beautiful beach, lots of palm trees. I would definitely go back.'
Pool: Rather small
Beach: Beautiful beach, lots of palm trees
Food/Drink: Food was very good and we were able to order any kind of drink with any brand of liquor.
Entertainment: The 80's show was very boring
Accommodations: There are no clocks anywhere in the hotel except the front desk. I would have liked a clock radio in my room
Service: The staff was friendly and helpful,
Overall: I would definitely go back.
Bob & nancy
Pool: I wish the hot tub was really hot. It was the same tempurature as the pool
Beach: Beautiful, loved the palm trees
Food/Drink: Great cocktails! You can order anything and they have it!
Entertainment: The 80's show was very boring
Accommodations: Nice room and bathroom. Our hairdryer didn't work