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

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.

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

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • 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

Hotel 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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

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

Antipasti:

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

    Soups:

  • Minestrone
  • Cream of tomato with cheese

    Salads:

  • Caesar
  • Tomato and mozzarella with pesto

    Pasta:

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

    Pizza:

  • 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

    Desserts:

  • 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

    Starters:

  • 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

    Desserts:

  • 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.

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

    Accessibility

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

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time ends at Midnight

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Minimum check-in age is 18

    Special check-in instructions:

    Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

    Check-out

    Check-out time is Noon

    Payment types

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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

    Fees

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Airport shuttle fee: MXN 3363.52 per person (roundtrip)
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Hotel 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

    This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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