Hotel Reviews, International Travel, Lifestyle, Mexico, Travel, Travel Reviews

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta- A Luxury Family Resort And Spa

5 Must Have Items When Choosing An All Inclusive Resort

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta is a luxury family resort and spa with everything you’ve come to expect in a high-end resort except for one thing- it doesn’t have a luxury price tag to go with it. Set on a golden sand beach overlooking the sparkling

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

waters of Banderas Bay, is part of the Now collection of all-inclusive resorts boast 331 luxury accommodations, six restaurants, and three swimming pools all on a beautiful Pacific Ocean beachfront location. And if you needed one more reason to stay here, Now Amber Puerto Vallarta is connected to Secrets Vallarta Bay, an adults-only, all-inclusive resort, which makes this the perfect destination resort for multigenerational vacations; mom, dad, and the kids can stay at Now

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Amber Resort, and grandparents who want to spend time with the family, as well as have a quiet, kid-free place to go, can stay at Secrets and when mom and dad need a quiet escape, they have full access to the specialty restaurants at Secrets or the chance to just sit in the open-air lobby, overlooking the ocean while listening to a wide variety of live music.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

The all-suite resort provides stunning Pacific Ocean views, lush gardens, and modern decor with marble and wood floors. Rooms feature furnished balconies to watch the setting sun over the ocean, with ground floor accommodations featuring private plunge pools. Now Amber Resort provides luxury in a relaxing setting, taking all the stress out of traveling by providing various amenities, activities with some of the best culinary adventures that you will ever experience. But the best part of Now Amber Puerto Vallarta is the people that immediately make you feel like a part of the family from the moment you arrive.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Now Amber’s 331 guestrooms come with private furnished balconies or terraces, CD/DVD players, king or two double beds, and a daily refreshed — and complimentary — mini-bar with juices, soft drinks, bottled water, and snacks. Guests enjoying accommodations in the Preferred Club have special suites, a private concierge, free Wi-Fi, a pillow menu, upgraded mini-bar items, and cocktails, and a lounge offering daily continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and beverages.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Location, Location, Location

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Situated right on the beach, Now Amber Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa is located in Puerto Vallarta’s South Hotel Zone neighborhood sitting behind a gated entry along a quiet street but within an easy stroll to a wide variety of shopping and businesses and thanks to its prime location, you’ll never know that you’re right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of the area. Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Right next door is Secrets Resort and in fact, Now Amber Puerto Vallarta shares some of its features including pool access and dining. The resort is nestled into a hillside and just down the hill is a bustling shopping and dining area. This is a safe, well-lit area with a lot of tourist traffic that once you’re on property, you’ll be completely oblivious to-it’s truly an oasis onto itself. Now Amber Puerto Vallarta is located centrally located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, and is only

a short walk to the famous “El Malecón” boardwalk and just 15 minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport. The Cruise Ship Terminal and Bay of Banderas are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area’s natural beauty can explore Playa de los Muertos and Playa Mismaloya. Consider Act ll Entertainment Stages for a night out or Los Arcos if you’re traveling with kids. Spend some time exploring the area’s activities, including golf lessons.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Family Activities

Beach and Pool

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta is perfectly situated on a golden sand beach showcasing infinity views of Banderas Bay and here you will find ample beach chairs and umbrellas just waiting for you.  If it’s swimming pools that you’re looking for,

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

 

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

there are three different pools, all with enough chairs and umbrellas to ensure that you don’t have to rush out at sunrise to reserve a chair by the pool. You’ll also find ample pool rafts, volleyball, and a small splash area for the youngest guests.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

The Activity Pool is the smallest pool, with shallow water and a basketball hoop. The kids’ pool has a fun, but mild, waterslide and small water jets. Closest to the beach, the angular main pool includes an infinity edge and adjacent hot tub. Clean towels are plentiful. Poolside service is available for drinks.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Although none of the pools at the Now Amber Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa are adults-only, guests without children do have full use of the pools at Secrets.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Explorer’s Club

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Kids ages 3 to 12 can enjoy the fully supervised children’s program, operating day and evening. Activities include arts and crafts, weekly campout adventures, poolside movies, sandcastle competitions, and educational programs and games. There truly is something for everyone. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., the Explorer’s Club offers tons of fun, fully supervised activities – freeing the adults up to have a little fun on their own or simply relax or spend a day of pampering at the spa. The entire Explorer’s Club staff is American Red Cross certified in both CPR and First Aid. A beeper is provided to parents should they be needed for any reason.Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Core Zone: Now Amber Teen’s Club

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

The Core Zone Teen’s Club gives teens age 13 to 17 an opportunity to make new friends, play sports and participate in other fun activities. Nightly, supervised social events are held to keep the party going! Activities and entertainment that are included for teens at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta include a snack bar with non-alcoholic drinks and snacks, video games – Xbox 360, Wii and Play Station 2,  plasma televisions, pool, air hockey, and football, water activities as well as an internet center.

Spa

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Secrets Spa by Pevonia is Now’s splurge of a spa, featuring a gorgeous lounge and hydrotherapy area for men and women to share. Treatments, massages, and salon services are offered from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and it’s definitely worth it to spend a little time in the spa to really relax. Try the Hydrotherapy Circuit, which involves a dip in a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, plunge pool, pressure showers, massage beds, and more.

Entertainment

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Throughout the evening, the resort features a number of entertainment options, including themed parties, poolside movies on the lawn, and live music. Once the sun goes, down, guests of all ages can enjoy family-friendly activities and entertainment, including:

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

  • Live shows –  including 80’s rock bands, Beatles Night, “Idol” singing shows, Mexican entertainment shows, break-dancers, and fire breathers
  • Themed parties for holidays, sporting events, award shows, and seasonal celebrations
  • Guest involvement including karaoke and game shows
  • Wide Variety of Live Nightly Music and Bands In the lobby each night

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Fitness Center

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort MexicoFor those wanting to get a workout in, the resort offers a spacious Fitness Center including:

  • Bicycles
  • Stair masters
  • Free Weights/Barbells
  • Treadmills
  • Yoga classes (seasonal)

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Dining

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Come with an appetite because this is 5 star eating at its very best and you will never go hungry at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa. An international array of specialty dining options await you, with no reservations required. Now Amber Puerto Vallarta features four à la carte restaurants, a buffet, a grill and a café.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Or stay in and order room service. It’s all available at any hour day or night. For unique, intimate dining experiences, Caper’s wine cellar offers a five-course menu, an extensive wine list, and a sommelier. The Chef’s Table gives diners a front-row view as the chefs at Now Amber prepare their meal. Now Amber Puerto Vallarta has something for everyone with restaurants on the property serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Room service is available for no additional fee. And the best part, it’s all included in your stay.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Restaurants include:

Barefoot GrillWhere To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Located outdoors near the pool, light, grilled dishes are served under the sun at Barefoot Grill from noon to 4 p.m. daily.

Castaways
Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

This resort casual, seafood restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.

Himitsu Restaurant

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico
This adult-only Pan-Asian restaurant serves up exotic specialties from Japan, China and Thailand with a sushi bar and hibachi dinners.

Capers

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

This formal, Italian restaurant serves a five-course dinner to just 28 guests each night.

Carnival

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

This international buffet serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Coco Cafe

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Coco Cafe, located in the Shopping Village, provides grab-and-go pastries and coffee from 7 a.m. to noon. Room service is available for no additional fee, 24 hours a day.

Tamarindo Restaurant

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Traditional Mexican dishes and 100 percent Mexican service is provided in this elegant restaurant, which serves dinner nightly from 6 to 11 p.m.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Rooms To Call Home

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

All of the rooms at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta are suites.  A private terrace or balcony and whirlpool are among the many amenities you’ll enjoy. Each of Now Amber Puerto Vallarta’s spacious suites features modern décor, marble floors, and stunning views All rooms and suites are non-smoking. There are eight different options, varying mostly in terms of square footage, view, and swim-out pool option. Only two room types have garden views from the private balconies, as opposed to ocean views.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

 

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Now Amber’s guestrooms come with private furnished balconies or terraces, iPod docking stations, CD/DVD players, king or two double beds, and a daily refreshed — and complimentary — mini-bar with juices, soft drinks, bottled water, and snacks. Guests enjoying accommodations in the Preferred Club have special suites, a private concierge, free Wi-Fi, a

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexicopillow menu, upgraded mini-bar items, and cocktails, and a lounge offering daily continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and beverages. The decor consists of light wood floors, white and orange walls, and chocolate brown upholstered furniture. Comfortable beds are topped with white striped duvets, plush sleeping pillows, and orange decorative pillows. Flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi are standard. Bathrooms have wooden sliding doors that can open up into the bedroom. Bathtubs, dual bowl sinks, and separate walk-in showers are standard. the Soft robes and slippers complete the luxurious feel of your stay.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Safety First-Health Protocols Above and Beyond

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa takes the safety and health of its guests and works very seriously and it shows. They truly go above and beyond when it comes to their health protocols more than any other resort I have stayed at.  The high quality, safety, and hygiene standards that AMResorts branded properties, which includes Now Amber Puerto Vallarta and Secrets Resort, employ is evidenced by the Cristal International Standards®*, one of the industry’s highest-level certifications, verifying best-of-class processes for quality and safety.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Beyond this existing certification, the resort is also working closely with Cristal International Standards to secure an even higher level of quality, safety, and hygiene verification prior to re-opening resorts. This is the Prevention of the Spread of Infection Audit Protocol (POS), or the Cristal International Standards POSI-Check certification, one of the industry’s most advanced third-party verification standards, and is being implemented across all AMResorts branded properties specifically to address the post-COVID-19 world. AMResorts is one of the first to employ the standards and it shows in everything they do.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort MexicoAMResorts® has also implemented the CleanComplete+ program for as long as CDC and government travel regulations require COVID-19 testing prior to the entrance after returning from international travel. CleanComplete+ provides COVID-19 antigen testing included at no extra costs to guests traveling to qualifying countries. Unlike many of the other resorts, your test can be scheduled on the spot and results are back in under 10 minutes.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

For guests traveling to countries that do not accept the COVID-19 viral antigen test, CleanComplete+ includes the facilitation of the required PCR test with an additional cost to the guest. Additionally, guests traveling to the U.S. who test positive will receive quarantine stay coverage for up to 14 days at no cost.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

Now Amber Resort and Spa in Puerto Vallarta is a chic and luxurious oceanfront luxury, all-inclusive resort, but at a price point that is easy on the wallet. Set on a golden sand beach overlooking the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay,  their Unlimited-Luxury amenities redefine the all-inclusive resort experience and offer families, friends, and couples the perfect escape.

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico

From the moment you first step foot on the property, you know you are home but more importantly, that you are a part of the family. It is the perfect escape for families without breaking the budget and once you stay at Now Amber Puerto Vallarta, you’ll sure to come back over and over again.

 

Where To Stay In Puerto Vallarta Family Friendly All Inclusive Resorts Mexico Luxury All Inclusive Resort Mexico