I think it's atleast 15 miles to NV by taxi, not sure about day passes.
There will be plenty to do and see in PV that you may not want to take those precious hours to use to travel to NV and Vallarta Palace.
It is a very nice resort but the streets of PV are so much more fun and exciting!
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