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Dive Into Mexico

If your ideal dream vacation includes exploring old Mayan ruins or pampering yourself with a Mayan massage, Mexico has you covered. From swimming and snorkeling in Xcaret to zip lining through the cloud forests, Mexico has just about everything that adrenaline junkies and eco-friendly lovers would want too. However, if you’d rather laze on a palm-studded beach, Mexico can provide that as well. And, if you want a high-energy, luxury experience complete with nightclubs, delicious restaurants and a hotel staff waiting to pamper you hand and foot, then we’ve got one-word for you: Mexico. Everyone who visits Mexico comes home with their own unique set of memories. Go ahead. Isn't it time to start making the memories you've always wanted?

Acapulco

Acapulco is an enticing port city located on Mexico's Pacific coast, visitors to Acapulco fall in love with its beautiful bay, calm waters and its unbeatable nightlife.
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Things to Do in Acapulco, Mexico

  • Explore Isla de La Roqueta

    Situated just off the western entrance of Acapulco's bay and south of Las Playas, Isla de La Roqueta offers the perfect island adventure for families and nature enthusiasts. The small yet lush, undeveloped island has a hilly terrain, perfect for hiking and calm waters for taking a glass-bottom kayak or even scuba diving and snorkeling. Getting there is easy and even relaxing–just head to Playa Caleta, catch a ferry ride or a tourist boat to the island and enjoy the view! Don't worry about bringing lunch–there are plenty of quaint, delicious restaurants to dine at on Isla de La Roqueta.
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    Beach Hop Around Acapulco

    Mexico boasts some of the best and beautiful beaches in the world–including those of Acapulco. Although you won't find white sand beaches in Acapulco, you will find miles of dreamy golden sand beach and tons of natural beauty. Some local and tourist favorite beaches are Playa Condesa, Playa Icacos, Barra Vieja, Pie de la Cuesta, Puerto Marques, Punta Diamonte and Playas Caleta y Caletilla. Each stunning beach has its own unique ambiance and views, so we suggest visiting more than one on your Acapulco getaway.
  • Cliff Diving at La Quebrada

    La Quebrada is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Acapulco, and has been since the 1930s! Translating to "ravine" in Spanish, La Quebrada has seen hundreds of spectacular show divers throughout the decades; however, it's not just for any cliff diver, you see. The twist on this cliff dive is that each diver must wait for the perfect wave before jumping to ensure the water is deep enough to avoid injury–talk about a nail-biter to watch! You can watch these thrilling divers perform insane dives from 40-78 feet high, daily, from a viewing platform or from your own table at La Perla restaurant's terrace, adjacent to the cliffs.
  • Look Back in Time

    Discover Acapulco's past with a visit to the oldest structure in the city. Fort San Diego, one of the top historical monuments of Acapulco, was once the strongest fort guarding Mexico's Pacific Coast. First built to ward off pirate attacks in the early 1600s, then later used to protect the Manila galleons and eventually to withstand decades of military action (the Mexican War of Independance and the French Intervention in the 1860s), Fort San Diego will give you a unique take on the city's history. Explore this historical fort and take in the stunning views over the Acapulco bay. 

Cancun

If you want a sparkling, unforgettable vacay, head to Cancun. You've got the sugar-white beaches, cool historical sites, rockin' adventures, Hotel Zone party spots, breathtaking resorts, gourmet dining, killer bars and of course, much more. 
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Things to Do in Cancun, Mexico

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    Take the Plunge: Underwater Museum

    You've come to Cancun for a reason. Talk about making a splash, the Cancun Underwater Museum is the largest underwater museum on the planet. Not confined by velvet ropes and tempered glass, the Underwater Museum lets you snorkel or scuba your way through over 400 sculptures that showcase how the Mayan people may have evolved through the course of their empire – in depths ranging from nine to 20 feet. Luckily, it’s easily accessible to both amateur divers and snorkelers, so make sure you take the time to dive into this historical phenomenon in the deep.
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    Mayan Magic: The Ruins at Coba

    Rising between two lagoons in the tropical jungle of Quintana Roo, the breathtaking, off-the-beaten-path Coba Ruins will blow your beach hair back. Once there, you'll be greeted with a friendly tour guide who'll share all the secrets of this ancient city. The complex is a bit spread out - there are smaller ruins that you can explore on the way to see the big one. You can either walk or rent a bike and pedal your way down a shaded path to get there. You can even climb it, but be forewarned: there are a lot of stairs and it’s steep. However, there is a rope you can hang on to as you make your way to the top. It’s worth the trek because the view at the top of the jungle is incredible. Luckily, there is a hut right at the base where you can get refreshing drinks after your climb. On the way back to Cancun, swing by Tulum for either another big dose of antiquity at the ruins, or you can grab a drink and watch the sun set at one of the boho-chic bars.
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    Chichen Itza Deluxe

    The most complete excursion to Chichen Itza archaeological site you'll find in Cancun! The deluxe tour includes a guided visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a refreshing dip in the spectacular Ik Kil Cenote (a fresh water sinkhole) and a delicious buffet lunch.
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    Dolphin Encounter

    Get up close with dolphins as you shake "hands" and play with them, and are even greeted with a wet kiss and hug. Your dolphin encouter also includes a Mexican buffet lunch, open bar and some down time at a private beach club with a swimming pool, lounge chairs and a perfect view of the sea!
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    Insane Jungle Adventures

    Your adventure starts with a heart-pounding flight from tree-top to tree-top with exciting zip lines! Then, you'll challenge your agility on 8 aerial bridges, high above the jungle floor and test your mettle with the giant rope swing 12 meters high!
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    Jolly Rogers

    This pirate adventure is all about fun and games. With fireworks, a full-on epic pirate battle and a delicious 5-option gourmet dinner or a lobster treat, this exciting night excursion in Cancun is one of the most fun pirate shows ever! The family-friendly outing also includes adventures for the little ones, including a hunt for the treasure hidden within the Jolly Roger.
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    Tulum Half Day Tour

    Visit the only Mayan archaeological site overlooking the Caribbean Sea. This guided, half-day trip takes you to the gem that is Tulum, where marvelous ancient structures rise from a grassy plain running up to the coastline, atop a cliff. Designed to give you a taste of both the old and the "new" Tulum, next you'll head into town to fall in love with brightly colored stalls and street-side cafes.

Cozumel

With its eclectic mix of Mexican and Caribbean culture, Cozumel appeals to travelers of all kinds. From cruise ship travelers, adventure-seekers and history buffs, Cozumel has all the action you need in an exciting beach vacation.
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Things to Do in Cozumel, Mexico

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    Diving with Dolphins in Cozumel

    Combine a love of diving with a one-of-a-kind experience of swimming with dolphins with this special dive with dolphins Cozumel program. Submerged in depths of 25 feet, this is a rare and marvelous chance to observe dolphins playing alongside you. You will also have a chance to hug, kiss and pet the friendly marine animals. Back on dry land, your dive with dolphins day continues with fun at Chankanaab National Park, a beautiful setting to end a magical day in Cozumel.
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    Island and Off Road by Jeep

    Explore Cozumel Island the only way to explore it! Hop on your 4x5 Jeep Wrangler and take a grand tour through Cozumel and her beautiful landscape. Visit Punta Sur Ecological Reserve, the ancient ruins in San Gervasio, and then ride on across the island to Hacienda Antigua. Finally, cool off by snorkeling in a beautiful spot. That's one exciting day of sun and fun!
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    Everybody Loves Rays

    Your dream trip comes true with a visit to Stingray Beach. Go swimming with stingrays in a wild interaction where you'll get to feed, touch and pet these amazing and friendly animals. Enjoy some snorkel time with dozens of these "flying" fish.
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    Atlantis Submarine

    Cozumel Island has its charm, but it is its underwater environment that makes it a true star. Just off the tip of the island is the second largest barrier reef in the world, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. And you can explore the reef in the most unique fashion - inside a submarine. This unique ride takes you inside the air-conditioned submarine, as you go into the depths of the ocean. Viewing the reef and underwater sea life through portholes for every passenger, your adventure offers the beauty of the marine life without ever losing comfort.
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    Fly High Adventure Zip Line

    Looking for high-flying fun? Soar along 1,400 feet of zip lines, high above the trees on the island of Cozumel with an exciting and thrilling outing at Fly High Adventures.

    This adventure park Cozumel is home to aerial rides that will give you views of the Caribbean Sea and the entire island from six different platforms.

Huatulco

Although Huatulco is famous for its 36 golden beaches and nine unspoiled bays, its real claim to fame is its travel industry. What makes Huatulco so different? The travel industry here is based exclusively on green conservation!
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Things to Do in Huatulco, Mexico

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    Bahias de Huatulco National Park

    Bahias de Huatulco is a national park unlike any other. In 1988, the park was declared a protected reserve, so you’d expect it to just be a lot of wilderness and wildlife right? In Huatulco, nothing is ordinary. Bahias de Huatulco is not just a protected reserve, it's also a hotspot for luxury hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, golf courses and a small urban zone called La Crucecita. All of these places are run on renewable/wind energy, so even though it promotes a good time, the preserve is completely natural and leaves no footprint upon the land.
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    Take a Trip Back in Time

    As you explore the bays of Huatulco, you’ll learn exactly why it thrived as a port under Cortes’ control. The bay is a perfect, natural vantage point for ancient Spanish ships. When you walk along the pristine sands of Huatulco’s nine bays or hike across its miles of jagged coastline, you’ll be able to see exactly why this unspoiled paradise was vital to the region's ancient economy. If you want to do something extraordinary, Huatulco is a beach vacation and a trip back in time all in the same setting.
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    Unwind by the Beaches

    Have you been looking for a sunny beach vacation, but prefer to escape the crowds? Then, Huatulco’s secluded beaches were made just for you. Huatulco’s main attractions are its nine bays and 36 beaches, many of which are pristine, undeveloped and accessible only by boat. Sounds too good to be true, right? Stop dreaming and escape to a golden-sand beach that you can call your own! While in Huatulco, you can learn what it’s like to reconnect with nature as you swim, snorkel and spend the day working on your tan.
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    ATV

    Hop on a powerful four-wheel drive ATV to explore the most beautiful areas surrounding Huatulco. This scenic adventure will take you along rugged jungle and mountain terrains as you travel along dirt roads at sizzling speeds. To top it all off, you'll have a break at a beautiful beach for a chance to swim in the Pacific Ocean's blue waters.
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    Crocs and Turtles

    Hop aboard a large canoe and enjoy a day surrounded by the green beauties of the Mexican Pacific. Get an up-close look at the home of hundreds of crocs on board wooden canoes and discover a haven for turtle rescue. After, enjoy some lunch in one of these natural reserves after a day of eco-consciousness.

Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo

When you visit Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, you're traveling to two places with two very different personalities. Whether you want to connect with nature outside or enjoy a luxury vacation indoors, you can do it all in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.
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Things to Do in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mexico

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    Horseback Riding/Playa Larga

    Make your way across Ixtapa's sandy shores with a horseback riding excursion across Playa Larga beach. Enjoy Playa Larga's empty and golden beaches and the stunning view of Mexico's Pacific Coast, before returning to the ranch for a well-deserved cold drink.
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    Ixtapa Island

    Experience scuba diving and snorkeling on a beautiful coral reef-filled bay. Just a short boat ride from Zihuatanejo, you'll explore the sea and enjoy the island's hiking trails for a land and sea exploration. Save room for the fresh catches offered at the island's local seafood restaurants!
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    Las Gatas

    Zihuatanejo's secluded bays and white-sand beaches are calling out to be visited. Enjoy snorkeling and diving, swim in the warm waters or relax on the white sand. A complimentary lunch will be provided on the beach before you are brought back to Zihuatanejo.
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    Snorkel Picante

    Nothing screams fun better than a day of snorkel, sailing and some soft-core adventure! The Snorkel Picante tour takes you out to explore the underwater world as your sail along the coast of sunny Zihuatanejo.
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    Sunset Picante

    Aboard a 75 ft. sailboat, soar across the sea as you enjoy a light dinner and an open bar of refreshing cocktails. While sailing you may catch dolphins, sea turtles, schools of fish, manta rays and even humpback whales (in the winter months) joining you alongside your adventure.
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    Swim With Dolphins

    Connect with the most loving mammals of the sea world. Swim, play, hug and kiss them in an interactive program that will bring you closer to amazing dolphins!
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    Zip Lines

    Adventure lovers will get their kicks with this soaring excursion high above the trees in Ixtapa. This thrilling adventure takes all ages on an eco-tour along secure ziplines soaring past the trees. You'll fly across 11 zip lines, as well as trample across hanging bridges.

Los Cabos

If you want a vacay spot with endless stuff to do, then plant yourself in Los Cabos, Mexico. For all you water enthusiasts, there’s snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking and big-game fishing. 
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Things to Do in Los Cabos, Mexico

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    Espiritu Santo Sunrider

    Swim with Mexico's infamous sea lions on an exciting swim and snorkel excursion to Espiritu Santo Island. After getting up close to these majestic creatures and experiencing a colorful snorkel swim, you'll sail to the beaches of the Ensenada Grande islands for a light lunch.
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    Los Cabos Encounter

    Uncover the marvels of Mexico's cape region. Visit the historical, natural and cultural sites in Cabo San Lucas. Your tour starts at a glass blowing factory where you'll learn about this amazing craft and have the opportunity to purchase beautiful glass pieces. From glass blowing to glass bottom boat, you'll head to the marina and head out to sea to get a look at the famous rock formations at Land's End, including El Arco. Then it's back to land for some shopping in downtown Cabo San Lucas and a visit to the beautiful Costa Azul Beach, a Mexico favorite. Finally, you'll head out to San Jose del Cabo where you can witness the amazing culture and architecture of this region, including the mission of San Jose, founded by Jesuit priests in 1733.
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    Luxury Day Sailing

    Board a magnificent 50-foot Beneteau sailing yacht and sail to some of the most stunning bays in all of Mexico. As the expert crew members lift the anchors, you can sit back, relax and enjoy an open bar. As you sail this magical sea, you'll also enjoy some great snorkeling and paddle boarding in Los Cabos.
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    Monster Zip Lines

    Discover the thrill of the Wild Canyons of Los Cabos, home to ten Monster Zip Lines (including the longest in the Baja at 815 meters long) where you will reach a speeds up to 50 miles an hour and more than 100 meters high! This is a tour that guarantees to have your adrenaline pumping the entire time.
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    Photo City Tour Los Cabos

    Uncover the best of the Baja Peninsula with this city tour of Los Cabos. The area is home to beautiful rocky cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, golden-sand beaches and the colorful city of Cabo San Lucas that beckons to be explored.
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    Snorkel Lovers Beach

    The one thing you can't miss on your Cabo visit is snorkeling in peaceful Lover's Beach. Marvel at the beauty of Los Cabos framed by the dramatic contrast of ocean, mountains and desert. Then, be astonished by the breathtaking vistas hidden below the waves as you experience snorkeling and onboard a glass-bottom boat.
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    Whale Watching

    With the fast and quiet motor of the Zodiac boat, you can explore more territory than any boat in town, making whale sightings a sure thing! Sit back and take in the surroundings of this beautiful corner of the world. Follow nature to the Pacific or to the Sea of Cortez, depending on where the action is that day. Enjoy your unique experience encountering the marine mammals and follow them in their journey through the waters. You'll be thoroughly entertained, observing their playful behavior. Watch a male being a showoff, a mama feeding her baby or even a baby being born!

Manzanillo

If you crave pristine beaches, cool waters and an authentic Mexican experience untouched by modern civilization, then Manzanillo is the place for you.
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Things to Do in Manzanillo, Mexico

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    Bag a Trophy Fish

    The turquoise waters off Manzanillo’s shores are teeming with marine life, with marlin and sailfish splashing through the waters year-round. Located on the central Pacific coast overlooking the twin Bays of Manzanillo and Santiago, this little spot is a must-see for active travelers and sports enthusiasts alike. In fact, Manzanillo is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World. If you travel to Manzanillo during the months of November through March, you can watch and even join in on a number of international fishing competitions that date all the way back to 1957. If you’ve wanted a trophy fish to hang above your fireplace, now's time to catch ‘em—hook, line and sinker!
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    Get Your Shopping Fix

    Downtown Manzanillo has a number of retail shops surrounding the Jardin, or town square, where you'll find plenty of places to spend those pesos burning a hole in your pocket. On any given day, you can walk around the Jardin to explore a number of market-side vendors who sell hats, belts, clothes, T-shirts and many other hand-made items for a low cost. Snap up a souvenir to take home and remind you of your incredible stay here.
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    Ride the Wave

    Surf’s up! The port of Manzanillo is made up of two separate bays, divided by the Peninsula of Santiago. Both bays are more than five miles long and offer a variety of water sports activities. Year-round, you can enjoy scuba diving, parasailing, sports fishing or a casual swim in the cool, clear Pacific waters. If you've been looking for a chance to hang ten, grab your favorite board and start riding the waves!
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    Banana Party

    Reconnect with nature as you explore some of Mexico’s most pristine locations and sample its freshest fruit! Manzanillo is part of Mexico’s Pacific Riviera which is known for exotic tropical vegetation, plantations of coconuts, bananas, limes and some of the most beautiful and unpopulated beaches in Mexico. If you find yourself wanting a vacation that is truly an escape from the sights and sounds of the city, then Manzanillo is the place for you.
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    Get Your Feet Wet at Scuba-Scuba Shack

    Looking to explore the beautiful waters of Manzanillo, but don't have the gear or experience? Let the experts at Scuba-Scuba Shack help you get your underwater skills up to snuff. Scuba-Scuba Shack caters to everyone, from first-time divers to the well-seasoned explorers of the deep. This is the place to go to schedule professional diving expeditions or get a few classes under your belt to help you get started. If you aren't sure exactly what you want to do, talk to Wendy and she will take care of all the details, so you can start enjoying the beautiful multi-colored fish, sea turtles and more!

Mazatlan

Mazatlan is known as the “Pearl of the Pacific” thanks to its mix of sun, sand, culture and history. It’s a destination that really offers the best of both worlds.
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Things to Do in Mazatlan, Mexico

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    Beach Done Right

    Mazatlan boasts several big-name beach resorts and has the second largest fishing fleet in Mexico.  On a daily basis, the majority of the seafood processed in the city is shrimp and tuna and is said to be some of the most scrumptious around due to the cool, clean waters surrounding the area.
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    Light Up Your Life

    Mazatlan's 19th century lighthouse began operating in mid-1879 and was considered the highest in the world, at the time.

    Interestingly enough, due to the static nature of the structure, many mariners were left scratching their heads because it was often mistaken for a star. Now you can see this bright gem in the flesh. Although it’s no longer the highest lighthouse in the world, it’s still an impressive sight to see.

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    Get Your Art in Motion

    The Mazatlan Cultural Festival is an annual festival that rallies the best artists, dancers and musicians in the region. Each of these performers prepares months in advance to put on a fine showcase to the world.

    The awe-inspiring performances leave spectators speechless and do a fine job demonstrating the grandeur of the city in a traditional operatic tradition. The festival takes place in October and is located in the heart of Old Mazatlan. If you're looking to experience the unique arts and culture of the region, the Mazatlan Cultural Festival is a crash-course in all things great about the city.

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    Dance the Night Away at Mazatlan's Carnival

    Considered one of the three most important carnivals in the world, this festival dates back to 1898. Kicking off five days before Ash Wednesday, guests will be blown away by the rocking celebration that takes over this sleepy little town.
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    Tour Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

    The 19th century Basilica of the Immaculate Conception has become a popular destination for those who love colonial architecture and can appreciate the European influence within the architecture of the area. Catholic or not, come check out this beautiful cathedral in all of its glory. 

Puerto Vallarta

Tucked between the crystal-clear waters of Banderas Bay and the rocky terrain of the majestic Sierra Madres, Puerto Vallarta is an ideal getaway for every kind of traveler.
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Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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    El Awesome: El Malecon

    During waking hours, the "Malecon" or boardwalk, is bursting at the seams with lots of activities, vendors and fresh sea breezes flowing through the palms. You’re smack dab in the heart of the city, which is a fun place to just hang, grab a cocktail and relax. However, when the sun goes down on Sunday, get ready because things are about to get fun. The Sunday Night Festival is about to kick in. The promenade becomes electrically alive with vibrant street performers, a variety of vendors, live music and much more. 
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    Unbelievable Seafood: Mariscos Polo

    Small and family-operated, this cool seafood joint consistently ranks as one of the top places to eat in Puerto Vallarta. They’re known for their creative approach of blending the tried-and-true traditional flavors of Mexico with just-caught shrimp, scallops, fish and more. The menu is varied and can please even the most discerning palates. One dish that gets a lot of play is the A la Chipotle Mahi Mahi. Your taste buds won’t forget the sizzle. Pinky promise.
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    Surf's Up: Sayulita

    Once a dusty fishing village, Sayulita is now a sunny, boho-centric surf mecca, where the Sierra Madres tumble into glistening blue waves that kiss the shore. Though there are many surf-worthy spots, the best place to do this is Sayulita Beach, where wave-lovers of all levels can take lessons. Boogie boarding (plus kite, paddle and skate) is popular, along with more Zen things like yoga on the beach. If you're longing for gourmet eats and hip bars, you can find it here. Boutiques and local artisans abound along with natural beauty that calls you to shake off that stress and chill. Come visit Sayulita, an unforgettable, magical village by the cobalt sea.
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    Starstruck: Hollywood on the Gold Coast

    It might seem a bit odd, but the Puerto Vallarta you see to today owes much of its roots to Hollywood. Here’s why: Before the all the excitement, thrills and swanky resorts, Puerto Vallarta was just a small fishing village. It didn’t offer much as a tourist spot, but it did have an aesthetic appeal because of its primitive, natural beauty, something that would look fantastic on film. Enter Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and the famous filming in 1951 of “Night of the Iguana.” It also didn’t hurt that John Huston, the director, had a love for Mexico. Put all this together and Puerto Vallarta became a thriving spot for silver screen darlings to vacay, as well as all the other gente of the world.
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    Nectar of the gods: Tequila Time

    Before the national beverage of Mexico became a party fave for Spring Breakers, the rich heritage of tequila could be traced back to the ancient Mayans. Back then, tequila’s milky-like predecessor was used to fuel their most sacred of ceremonies. Lucky for those who live in the region (and like to party), Puerto Vallarta has the ideal climate for the blue agave plant, so it’s not surprising that the region is considered to be the birth place of tequila. With such a rich, tequila-drenched heritage, Puerto Vallarta attracts visitors who are psyched to tour the farms and distilleries, from which the cherished drink of Mexico is derived. Here's to you.

Riviera Maya

Why go all the way to the French Riviera when you have the breathtaking Riviera Maya on the dreamy Yucatan Peninsula? This tropical haven is a magical world filled with mystery, beauty and ancient traditions.
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Things to Do in Riviera Maya, Mexico

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    Jungle Maya

    Rappel into a beautiful cenote to snorkel along the longest underground river system in the Yucatan Peninsula, fly over the canopy on thrilling zip lines, or take the helm of a 4x4 Mercedes Benz truck to see the jungle from the ground. A ceremony led by a local shaman and a buffet lunch round out this complete adventure in the Mayan jungle.
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    Rio Secreto

    Explore an underground river system that forms one of the water networks in the area. Head underground for a swim and a unique look at a subterranean world filled with thousands of stalactite and stalagmite formations.
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    Xplor

    Xplor takes you soaring over unspoiled Mayan jungle on zip lines, swimming in underground rivers, riding on amphibious vehicles and rafting through mystical underground waters. A place for thrill-seekers!
  • Antiquity Fix: Tulum

    Gotta love those mystical Mayans. They continue to be one of the most awe-inspiring cultures from the ancient world. One of the most iconic examples of these mysterious people is Tulum, a pre-Columbian city that was the major port for Coba between the 13th and 15th centuries, where one of the top trades was, of all things, obsidian–volcanic glass. Grab your walking shoes and get ready to meander around 60 well-preserved structures that are cloistered behind a big stone wall. After you’ve learned about all the enigmatic deities in their culture, marveled at how they constructed such an intricate, sturdy maze, take the staircase down to the sugar-white, sandy beach hugged by turquoise waves and cool off.
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    Xciting Stuff: Xcaret and Xel-ha

    More Mayan goodness can be found at these spots. Back in the day (and we’re talking waaay back), Xcaret was once a Mayan port for departures to Cozumel. Since then, it’s evolved into a one-stop shop for exploring the ecology and culture of this unique area with 40 natural attractions: a butterfly pavilion, a beautiful coral reef aquarium, along with a funky cone-shaped Mayan cemetery. Afterwards, you can chill at the beach, swim with dolphins–or even sharks. Xel-ha, known as “the place where water is born,” is an incredible natural aquarium where the ocean and freshwater currents combine to create springs and underground rivers. While it may not be the exact birthplace of water, you'll seriously dig snorkeling and splashing through this rockin’ ecosystem of exotic birds, marine life and other animals. Don’t miss Sea Trek, where with the help of a specialized helmet, you can walk (and breathe) under water on the seabed–without any previous training–and ogle all the ocean eye candy.
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    Sea Turtles of Akumal

    These are not just ordinary turtles. They’re endangered green sea turtles. They can weigh up to 700 pounds and live until they’re 80. Their favorite thing to eat is sea grass and it’s found all over the bottom of the ocean floor. And they spend a good long time chowing down, so you can swim up and get a good look at them. Other passersby, like barracudas and sting rays, can be seen after you’ve taken the plunge, so bring your underwater camera and snag some fabulous photos.
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    Hunt for Treasure: CEDAM Museum

    Beachin' with the kiddos in Mexico is always a blast, but sometimes with their limited attention spans, you might need some help. Enter, shipwrecks– sunken treasures and mysteries of the deep at the CEDAM Subaquatic Museum. Here, your munchkins can become engrossed in artifacts recovered from ship wrecks around the area that were discovered by early pioneers of diving, along with awesome relics from pirates, wenches and marine warfare.