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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
  • Open from 9:30 AM until 5 PM

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 
  • 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 lobby 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 183 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
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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  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
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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.

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    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

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    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.

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    Accessibility

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

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Minimum check-in age is 18

    Check-out

    Check-out time is 11:30 AM

    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 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.

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    We should mention

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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