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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


  • 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

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.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Total number of rooms - 183 
  • One meeting room 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 237 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 22 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • On private beach 
  • Garden 

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 high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Climate control 
  • 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.

    • Golfing nearby 
    • Sailing nearby 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Aerobics 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 


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

    • Accessible path of travel 
    • Accessible bathroom 
    • Accessible parking 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Hotel 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.

    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

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    We should mention

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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