The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta Resort
This upscale hotel is 1 of 5 in the sprawling Vidanta Riviera Maya resort, set on over 400 hectares of tropical beachfront grounds.
Polished rooms offer whirlpool tubs and flat-screen TVs, plus balconies/terraces. The 1- and 2-bedroom suites add separate living rooms, kitchens and balcony plunge pools. Room service is offered.
The resort features daily live music and entertainment, including theatrical dinner shows. Other amenities include an 18-hole golf course, 2 plush spas and a gym, along with 15 outdoor pools. There are also 17 restaurants and bars, as well as on-site flamingo, crocodile and sea turtle sanctuaries.