Family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Puerto Vallarta

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Welcome to Puerto Vallarta! This sunny beach town on Mexico’s Pacific Coast is an idyllic family vacation destination. With its stunning beaches, warm weather, and endless outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 

Take a dip in the crystal-clear ocean waters, go whale watching or zip-lining through the lush vegetation, or relax on the beach with a good book. You’ll also find delicious food, colorful local markets, and a vibrant cultural scene. 

To help plan your trip, we’ve rounded up the best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Puerto Vallarta for an unforgettable family vacation! Chech them out below and book your stay today!

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Puerto Vallarta

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is an all-inclusive resort offering an unforgettable vacation experience for the whole family. This 5-star family resort features luxurious amenities, a pristine beach, multiple swimming pools, a games room, and a playground for kids. 

Parents can unwind at the award-winning spa while children enjoy activities at the kids’ club. The resort also offers a range of activities, from cooking classes to water sports, ensuring there is never a dull moment. 

Bucerias Bay is only a 5-minute drive from this 5-star family resort and is the perfect place to visit with kids! 

Wyndham Alltra Riviera Nayarit

Nestled along the sparkling Pacific coast in Puerto Vallarta, Wyndham Alltra Riviera Nayarit offers an exceptional all-inclusive resort experience for families. Relax on the pristine beach or dip in one of the sparkling pools while the little ones have a blast at the kids’ club

While the babysitters supervise the kids, parents can head to the spa and enjoy a few relaxing spa treatments. The whole family can enjoy a delicious meal in the evening, and little ones can order from a kids’ menu.

Families can visit Aquaventuras Park, Vallarta Adventures, Nuevo Vallarta Beach, Marina Riviera Nayarit, and El Cora Crocodile Sanctuary or enjoy water parks, wildlife encounters, engage in beach activities, and go on boat tours.


  • Which kid-friendly hotel in Puerto Vallarta is the best?

    There are many excellent family resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, so it depends on what you're looking for in terms of amenities, location, and budget. Here are a few options to consider: Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, and Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta.

  • Which family resorts are all-inclusive?

    The all-inclusive resorts are marked as 'All Inclusive' in the features section. Such resorts are the best to book with kids as they offer unlimited food, activities, and much more. 

  • Which family resort features an adults-only spa?

    Our favorite resorts with spas include Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Wyndham Alltra Riviera Nayarit, Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta, and Marival Distinct Luxury Residences & World Spa.

  • Which family resort has beach access?

    All resorts and hotels on the list are either located in front of the beach or provide access to a private beach area for guests to relax and soak in the sun.