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Friendly Puerto Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa

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Located on the beachfront overlooking the Bay of Banderas, the Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort and Spa is a great choice for couples and families alike with a superb range of facilities and spacious accommodation.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is located on the beach.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is just 5km from Vallarta International Airport.


The hotel offers a choice of Standard Rooms, Superior Ocean View Rooms and Ocean Front Suites. All guestrooms are air conditioned and feature a private bathroom with hairdryer and vanity mirror. There is also a safety deposit box in all rooms, as well as an alarm clock, iron, TV and a private balcony or terrace.

Food & Drink

Guests will be spoilt for choice with a total of seven dining venues at the Friendly Vallarta Resort and Spa. Enjoy international cuisine in a buffet style at Villa Linda, Mexican specialities at Frida or Asian favourites at Akio. Tacos and tortillas are the specialities at Fiesta, while El Palamar offers superb ocean views. For coffee and cakes head to Friendly coffee and for something truly unique head to Azul for the chefs choice of gourmet cuisine. Drinks are available poolside throughout the day and in the Lobby Bar until late.

Sports & Entertainment

The hotel’s outdoor complex opens out onto the beach and is home to a lovely swimming pool area with spacious sun terraces and plenty of loungers. There’s plenty of activities for all ages throughout the day including water aerobics, crafts workshops, shows, sports and entertainment. There’s also a great choice of non-motorised watersports and games available at the beach and an action-packed kids club just waiting for the little ones. Active guests can start their day with a workout in the on-site gym, while those looking for a day of relaxation can head to the hotel’s spa.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Aerobics
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • Bar
  • Beach Volleyball
  • By the Beach
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctors / Medical Centre
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • High Chairs
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam Bath
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • TV Lounge
  • Water Sports
  • Whirlpool