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Beach access

Well-situated in the Nuevo Vallarta community with access to miles of beach along Banderas Bay, this all-inclusive resort is next door to 2 golf courses and 1 block from the popular Paradise Plaza Mall.

All-Inclusive resort

Meals, snacks, and drinks; daily activities, nightly entertainment, sports such as tennis and boogie boarding are among amenities included in the room rate at the Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta.

Ocean or garden views

Guests at Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta enjoy garden or ocean views from their windows. Marble floors, wood and wrought-iron furnishings grace 274 air-conditioned rooms, which also feature satellite TV.

Hotel 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

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis


  • Aerobics

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities

Not included

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

Hotel Amenities

The 274-room Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta - All Inclusive offers massages (surcharge) and an airport shuttle for an additional charge. Staff and guests become acquainted during a weekly cocktail party. A tour desk arranges excursions to attractions around Banderas Bay and there's also a business center. A small workout room provides fitness equipment. Guests can lounge beneath beach umbrellas on the sand beach. 2 outdoor swimming pools, beach volleyball, complimentary bicycles, and tennis are found on site. Like all major Nuevo Vallarta hotels, this hotel purifies its water.

Many guests enjoy strolling one block from the resort to the Paradise Plaza Mall, which houses a pharmacy and a variety of shops selling clothing, Mexican handcrafts, and souvenirs.

The resort has wedding packages and offers wedding services including coordination, legal and translation services, meals/catering, and decoration and setup.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 274 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Children's pool  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 200 MXN per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 200 MXN per 24-hour period )


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Turndown service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Note: Restrictions apply to à la carte specialty restaurants. Dinner at one à la carte specialty restaurant requires a minimum 4-night stay; dinner at a 2nd à la carte specialty restaurant requires a minimum seven-night stay.

Le Buffet - International restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Los Olivos - An à la carte restaurant serving Italian and Mediterranean cuisine for dinner. Reservations required.

La Hacienda - An à la carte Mexican dinner restaurant. Reservations required.

Royal Club Restaurant - Exclusive à la carte restaurant for Royal Club guests only.

Bar de Playa - Beachside cantina open daily for drinks.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests at this Nuevo Vallarta resort can try out a range of water sports including kayaking, which is offered as part of a daily schedule of activities. Other recreational facilities include a swimming with a shallow end intended for children. There are two illuminated hard-surface tennis courts and a fitness center with bicycles, treadmill, and other cardio equipment. An on-site dive shop offers complimentary 15-minute introductory scuba diving lessons in the pool; for surcharges, it also arranges courses, certification, and diving trips.

Golf enthusiasts are close to four golf courses. El Tigre Golf Course and Flamingo Golf Course are both next door. Marina Golf Course and Vallarta Golf Course are 25 minutes away by taxi. The concierge desk can help arrange tee times. Surcharges apply for golf greens fees and equipment rentals.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 

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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:

Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.

Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.

Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 200 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: MXN 200 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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