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Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta Which Buildings Are Open?

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Hi,
We're headed to Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta in two days. I own at the Mayan Palace level, but when I received our reservation, it said we would be staying in the Grand Bliss. I called, and the customer service agent said it was due to building closures.

Now, I'm hearing reports from people there that the Grand Bliss building is closed? I'm just wondering where they are going to put us. Is Grand Luxxe the only buildings currently open? If so, it's a GREAT time to travel, haha.

To be honest, as long as we're not in the Sea Garden, and the lazy river is open, we're going to have a great time!

Thanks,

Tom
 

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I found this on facebook it was posted yesterday morning by someone who is there.
NUEVO VALLERTA update
Besides draining the lakes due to the massive construction, 2 pools have been taken out. Both are close to the beach. The map lists these as the Mayan Palace Pool and the Grand Bliss Pool.
The beach is open but you can only access it by the turtle farm. So from Grand Luxxe Tower 1 you have a walk.
The Grand Bliss building is currently closed.
The Grand Mayan pool near the Turtle farm is closed.
 

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I called Vidanta today, and the representative said that they were opening the Grand Bliss building today (10/9). The app still shows it closed, so I guess we're in for a surprise. :) :) : )
 

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I called Vidanta today, and the representative said that they were opening the Grand Bliss building today (10/9). The app still shows it closed, so I guess we're in for a surprise. :) :) : )
musictom- please post some further info - during or after your vacation.

I am confident Vidanta’s staff will work very hard to make everything enjoyable for their guests.
 

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musictom- please post some further info - during or after your vacation.

I am confident Vidanta’s staff will work very hard to make everything enjoyable for their guests.
We are there now, staying in the Grand Mayan. Most restaurants are open, the lazy river is open. Not too crowded, lots of chairs available at the pools. The weather is perfect-warm but not too humid. Masks are required in the buildings but doesn’t seem to be strictly enforced. Temperature checks and hand sanitizer are both widely used. All in all very enjoyable!
 

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We just returned from another lovely Vidanta getaway. We are MP level members. Vidanta NV put us in the Grand Bliss, but with Mayan Palace wristbands. So as far as pool access, we were "limited" to the Grand Bliss pool. It was never very crowded, although when we left (Saturday), it seemed as if a lot more people were coming in.

I spoke with a Grand Bliss owner, and Vidanta moved them to the Grand Luxxe. I am assuming they received GL bracelets, as most of the people at the GB pool had MP bracelets.

I had heard conflicting reports about MP people able to use the Grand Mayan pool/lazy river, so I tried myself. I didn't try to sneak in, but walked into the lazy river with my MP bracelet very much in view. The lifeguard politely informed that this facility was for GM and up only. Honestly, he was a lot more embarrassed than I was: I didn't think I'd have access, but several others told me that wasn't the case, so I thought I'd try it.

We could have received GB bracelets if we went to the owner's update, but the lazy river wasn't worth that level of hell to us. :)

There is still a ton of construction going on, most of the rivers/lakes are drained, and only the Norman golf course was open. I would say most of the walkways are blocked or being worked on, so you have to either be creative, or take shuttles everywhere.

Even if the week was a bit, Vidanta "lite", we still had an amazing week!
 

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We just returned from another lovely Vidanta getaway. We are MP level members. Vidanta NV put us in the Grand Bliss, but with Mayan Palace wristbands......

.......We could have received GB bracelets if we went to the owner's update, but the lazy river wasn't worth that level of hell to us. :)
at minimum : Purgatory
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musictom - thank you for posting a post vacation update on how it went.
everything sounds well organized & structured to keep guests happy and safe.
 
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