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Get an overview of this hotelChild-friendly resort on Nuevo Vallarta oceanfront

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
On private beach
Outdoor pool
Grocery/convenience store

Panoramic views

Offering a spectacular oceanfront location, this resort faces a long, sandy, swimmable beach in the heart of Riviera Nayarit, with panoramic Banderas Bay views.

Family activities

Water-sports equipment, on-site restaurants, family activities, nightly family-oriented live shows, and a children's club are among amenities included in room rates at Samba Vallarta - All Inclusive.

Marble floors, baths

Samba Vallarta - All Inclusive offers guestrooms and suites in a white, 4-story Spanish Colonial-style building with yellow trim and red-tile roofs.

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball


  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

Resort Amenities

Samba Vallarta - All Inclusive offers its guests complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access in the hotel's public areas, as well as luggage storage, a grocery/convenience store, tours/ticket assistance, and childcare services (surcharge). Business amenities include an Internet point, banquet facilities, and a conference room with audiovisual equipment,

Recreational facilities include an air-conditioned fitness center with cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights. A skylighted games plaza features pool tables and coin-operated foosball tables. Massage is available for a surcharge in a massage room suitable for couples. On request, an independent beautician comes to the resort (surcharge for services). Hair braiding is available from vendors selling goods and services under a thatched-roof beach palapa.

The hotel features multiple onsite dining restaurants, as well as several bars/lounges throughout the property.

  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 22 
  • On private beach 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 237 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 299 
  • Television in common areas 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

La Hacienda - Casual open-air restaurant serving buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Also open late hours for burgers, pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, and other snack foods (hours subject to change).

Venezia - Air-conditioned Italian restaurant serving à la carte dinner. High ceiling. Tall windows. Red-and-white checkerboard tablecloths. Reservations required. Dress code: No sleeveless shirts for men. No bare feet.

Sample menu for Venezia


  • Fried mozzarella or calamari with tomato sauce
  • Assorted cold meats with cheese
  • Shrimp canapé with octopus served in bell pepper


  • Minestrone
  • Cream of tomato with cheese


  • Caesar
  • Tomato and mozzarella with pesto


  • Create your own from various pastas, sauces
  • Lasagne Bolognese
  • Ravioli "Mammarosa"
  • Fettucine with shrimp
  • Cannelloni


  • Assorted

    Main courses:

  • Chicken breast with bell-pepper sauce
  • Fish alla Florentina
  • Veal with ham, mushrooms
  • Beef in red-wine sauce
  • Pork with tomato, capers, anchovies


  • Tiramisu
  • Chocolate profiteroles
  • Cheesecake with strawberries

    El Mexicano and Grill House - Casual open-air restaurant/bar under thatched-roof palapa between pool and beach. Open as El Mexicano from noon to 5 PM for burgers, pizza, sandwiches, salads, grilled chicken and fish. Bar open mid-morning to early evening. Open at night as Grill House for à la carte dinner. Dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code: No sleeveless shirts for men. No bare feet. (Hours subject to change).

    Sample dinner menu for Grill House


  • Market salad
  • Avocado stuffed with tuna
  • Soup of the day

    Main courses:

  • Grilled chicken with mustard sauce or mole
  • Pork fajitas
  • Arrachera-style marinated beef
  • Tampiqueña-style beef
  • Salmon with caper sauce
  • Fish with black-corn sauce
  • Campechana-style seafood burrito


  • Pumpkin pie
  • Caramel flan
  • Strawberry cake
  • Fruit tart

    Ambar Bar - Open-air spot serving juices, tropical drinks from early afternoon to after midnight.

    Cristal - Lobby bar/lounge serving cocktails, tropical drinks early evening to after midnight.

    Hours subject to change without notice.

  • Entertainment

    Activities include:

    • Nightly entertainment, including music/dance shows
    • Disco dancing in El Mexicano restaurant
    • Talent shows
    • Spanish lessons
    • Dance lessons
    • Yoga lessons
    • Cooking/cocktail lessons
    • Bicycle tours
    • Bingo
    • Pool aerobics
    • Pool volleyball
    • Beach volleyball
    • Beach soccer
    • Table-tennis tournaments
    • Lawn bowling

    Nearby Things to Do

    Three connected freeform pools include one for toddlers, one for children, and one for families. Swimming is also available off the resort's 100-meter (109-yard) section of the mile-long beach extending along Banderas Bay's north shore.

    Samba Vallarta - All Inclusive supplies boogie boards and kayaks. For surcharges, independent operators offer horseback riding and personal watercraft on the beach. Also on request, a yoga instructor comes to the resort (surcharge).

    Mayan Palace golf course 5 km (3 mi) away offers discounts to resort guests. Flamingos golf course is 1.5 km (1 mi) away and El Tigre is 4.5 km (2.75 mi).

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

    • Playground on site 
    • Golfing nearby 
    • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
    • Fitness classes on site 
    • Basketball on site 
    • Horse riding/rental on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Sailing nearby 
    • Windsurfing on site 
    • Yoga classes/instruction on site 


    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Resort Policies


    Check-in time ends at midnight

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Minimum check-in age is 18


    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


    • Pets not allowed

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    No rollaway/extra beds available
    No cribs (infant beds) available

    Resort Name

    • Samba All Inclusive
    • Samba Vallarta
    • Samba Vallarta All Inclusive
    • Hotel Samba Vallarta
    • Samba Vallarta All Inclusive Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
    • Samba Vallarta Hotel
    • Samba Vallarta Pueblo Bonito

    We should mention

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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