9 Hotels In Puerto Vallarta With Or Near Lazy River Pools - Updated 2024

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Mexico’s resort town of Puerto Vallarta is a renowned vacation destination, one that warmly receives you and draws you to its exquisite beaches. Sitting alongside the Pacific, this town boasts a breathtaking view of the beautiful ocean, a view that will definitely entrance you. If you’re in Puerto Vallarta, spare some time to try out the water sports on offer. Whether it’s snorkeling, scuba diving or kayaking, there’s something to keep you entertained. And if you don’t get enough of the water, visit one of the most popular waterparks in the area, Aquaventuras Park. Below, we’ve put together a list of hotels with lazy rivers or close to the waterpark. Read on to find out more about these accommodations.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 03, 2024.

1. Velas Vallarta Suite Resort (from USD 372)

Make yourself at home at Velas Vallarta Suite, found adjacent to Bandera Bay and enjoying a spectacular view of the Pacific. This resort is very close to Aquaventuras Park, which is just 4.3km (2.6mi) away, a thrilling destination for those looking for water activities to indulge in. On the hotel’s premises, there are facilities that are ideal for the whole family. From a spa, to live entertainment, you’ll be fully occupied while here. The rooms are also quite appealing, each one decked out with stunning furniture and modern, homely amenities. Enjoy using the in-room kitchenette and the free Wi-Fi.

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Velas Vallarta Suite Resort All-Inclusive

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Paseo de la Marina Norte 585, Fraccionamiento Marina Vallarta

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

2. Splash Inn Nuevo Vallarta (from USD 58)

With its very own water park and found just 0.7km (0.4mi) from Aquaventuras Park, the Splash Inn is the perfect place to stay for visitors seeking some thrilling water activities. Moreover, this hotel is just a five-minute walk to the stunning beach. You’ll certainly have more than enough to keep you occupied, be it in the children’s playground or at the fitness center. The rooms are also quite alluring, boasting plush beds and an en-suite bathroom. If you’re traveling in a large group, you can opt for the villa or the family suite which have the capacity to host up to 10 guests.

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Splash Inn Nuevo Vallarta & Parque Acuatico

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera a Tepic Vallarta km.163, Colonia Jacarandas

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace Family rooms

3. Hotel Villa Varadero (from USD 154)

Found just five minutes from the beach and only 3km (1.8mi) from Aquaventuras Park, this hotel allows its guests to easily reach these places of interest. At Villa Varadero, you can choose to take advantage of their massage services or simply relax on the private beach found on the property. The rooms also live up to the standards of the rest of the hotel, with each one enjoying a stunning view through the massive windows. Amenities here include a microwave, fridge, television, private bathroom, and free Wi-Fi.

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Hotel Villa Varadero

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Retorno Nayarit 83 y 84

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. One Puerto Vallarta Aeropuerto (from USD 99)

This hotel is found only two minutes from the airport, a perfect location for those early or late flights. One Puerto Vallarta is also only 3.8km (2.3mi) from the thrilling Aquaventuras Waterpark, where you can treat your family to a day of fun and excitement. At the hotel, you’ll have access to facilities like private parking and free breakfast, all of which are meant to make your stay a lot more comfortable. The rooms are elegant spaces which boast air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. You’ll also get a television, a private bathroom, and a work desk.

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One Puerto Vallarta Aeropuerto

Wifi Available

Address: Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio, 3987 Fraccionamiento Marina Vallarta

Parking Business centre Free parking Internet services Fax/photocopying Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi

5. San Tropico Petit Hotel (from USD 150)

This is a vibrant and very cheerful hotel that’s adorned with colourful trinkets that create a lively aura. The hotel boasts a spectacular view that features the picturesque mountains as a backdrop. You can enjoy this view from the sun terrace and right from your room. Amenities available include free Wi-Fi, private parking, a television and elegant furniture. If you’re traveling with your family, there is enough space to accommodate you in the Luxury Suite or the Superior Suite which can host a maximum of six. And when you need to get some family fun, head to Aquaventuras Park which is found just 4km (2.4 mi) from the hotel.

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San Trópico Boutique Hotel & Peaceful Escape

Wifi Available

Address: Flamingos 161, Marina Vallarta

Parking Restaurant Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

6. Miami Inn (from USD 58)

This lovely hotel is found a short drive from Puerto Vallarta center where you’ll have access to a whole host of amenities in the town. If you’re looking for a thrilling place to spend your time, you can head to Aquaventuras Park which is only 0.2km (0.1mi) away, a very short stroll from the hotel. You can also choose to visit Splash Water Park since you’ll be given complimentary tickets if you book a room at the Miami Inn. The hotel’s rooms are bright and cheerful, adorned with colorful décor to create a vibrant aura. You get all the necessary creature comforts that include free Wi-Fi, a television, and an en-suite bathroom.

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Miami Inn

Wifi Available

Address: carretera puerto vallarta - tepic km 151.5 nuevo vallarta Bahia de Banderas ,

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Family rooms

7. Ocean Breeze Nuevo Vallarta (from USD 157)

Enjoy staying close to the beach which is just a six-minute walk from the Ocean Breeze Hotel. This establishment also boasts a close proximity to Aquaventuras Park, a thrilling water park found just 2.9km (1.8mi) away. Ocean Breeze is also endowed with its own facilities that will ensure you’re kept occupied throughout your stay. From an 18-hole golf course to an expansive outdoor pool, there is certainly lots to do here. Enjoy a breathtaking ocean view from the rooms, and take advantage of the modern amenities offered. You’ll get a television, elegant furniture, and a mini-fridge among others.

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8. Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta Condo

Another place to stay that’s close to a water park, this resort is ideal for those who love water activities. With Aquaventuras Park found just 8km (4.9 mi) away, you’ll be able to fully enjoy this fascinating site. The pier and the airport are also a short drive away, ensuring you’re not too far from the places of interest. Grand Mayan Nuevo offers facilities like an expansive swimming pool and a fitness center to ensure you’re occupied throughout your stay. The rooms are luxurious spaces that are not only elegantly furnished but also offer a breathtaking view. Inside, you’ll get a television, well-equipped kitchen, and an en-suite bathroom.

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9. Hotel Posada Fiesta Altena Nuevo Vallarta (from USD 45)

With a modest appeal and a homely aesthetic, Hotel Posada ensures that guests feel at ease while here. This establishment is located a short walk to Aquaventuras Park which is just 1.5km (0.9mi) away. On-site, there’s a restaurant where you can enjoy a scrumptious meal which includes a complimentary buffet breakfast. There’s also a swimming pool on the property, a perfect place to wind down at the end of the day. The rooms are spacious and have elegant furniture, offering a very homey appeal. You get basic amenities like a television, a work desk, and a private bathroom.

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A bustling destination

Puerto Vallarta is a bustling destination that has a vibrant atmosphere. Thanks to the hotels above, you’ll most certainly be right at the heart of this excitement while staying in comfort. Go ahead and book a room today.

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