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grand mayan at peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta

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grand mayan at peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta

which is the nicer resort peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta for walking the beach. I know peurta vallarta you are closer to the restarants at the marena but if I recall right neuva vallata has a bigger resort. which resort has more water sports

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1. Re: grand mayan at peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta

Nuevo (new) Vallarta beaches are Much better for walking on. You can walk from Paradise Village all the way to Bucerias town and further North. .. Most in Pt.Vallarta have break waters (long stretch of rocks) that you have to get around.

The Marina area is rocky also.. they do have lots of Restarants.

Nuevo not so many, mostly a long stretch of beach with Mega resorts (newer ones ). Near the Paradise Village there is a small Mall.

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Yes you can walk from Paradise Village to Bucerias BUT not from the Grand Mayan. The Mayan properties are on the other side of a the marina entrance. The beach is nice but does not go on forever not sure how far probably a pleasant 40 minute walk from one end to the other. The grounds of Mayan Properties are wonderful. There are many on site restaurants and a few within walking distance and many a short cab ride away or in Bucerias. But it is isolated and if you think you want to spend more than a day or two in Puerto Vallarta it is a hassle to get there. Expensive cab ride or bus involving an easy transfer.

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3. Re: grand mayan at peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta

Nuevo has lots of pools, lots of beautiful grounds to walk plus the beach!. The resort has several restaurants and there are quite a few restaurants you can walk to off premise or take a short cab ride or head into Bucerias (North) if you choose for about a $10 cab ride each way. I would choose Nuevo hands down but it really depends on what you're looking for, everyone is different.

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We did stay at the grand Mayan at PV the resort is beautiful but older yes it is within walking distance to the marina which has GREAT restaurants and a lot to choose from. Definitely visit the marina no matter where u stay, but be aware the natives all call to you as you walk by to get you to their restaurant , which can be a bit too annoying. The grand Mayan , grand bliss and grand luxx are all together on the same property in NV. Each has their own pools and restaurants and a huge beach where you can take long walks... The resort property is huge...the GM has great pools with a lazy river and wave pools you can also find more quiet areas as well . There also is place that you can swim with the dolphins and sea lions 5min away.

NV is a bigger resort but much newer with more going on and PV is a smaller resort .. Depends what you are looking for but having stayed at PV before I would definitely go to NV instead, which we are going to in May 2014...make sure you visit the boardwalk.

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5. Re: grand mayan at peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta

Yes the Nuevo Vallarta Vidanta Resort property DOES have a better pool complex (incl. the Mayan Palace, Grand Mayan, Grand Bliss and Grand Luxxe pool complexes). However, if you are staying at the Mayan Palace, you will only have access to the pool at the Mayan Palace, not the others, as others suggest. Also, be aware that the MP in Nuevo has been drastically downsized from what it was in former times.

If you are looking for nightlife or shopping , you may want to consider the PV Mayan as it is closer to the action in Centro Puerto Vallarta. Staying in NV will put you 10-15 miles further from downtown PV.

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6. Re: grand mayan at peurta vallarta or neuva vallarta

t_mattie - Curtbrown is absolutely correct. I just read your post which said Grand Mayan and didn't confirm that the resort by the Marina is Mayan Palace. So if you would book Mayan Palace at Nuevo and not Grand Mayan you would be signficantly limited to your pool choices but you can still walk the grounds and the beach. It really depends on what you plan on doing while you're there and if you do want to go into PV.

Enjoy

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