Puerto Vallarta is Child Friendly
June 30, 2016
One of the anxieties that vacationers have when taking their children with them on their trips is how you are going to keep them entertained. The great news is that Puerto Vallarta is a child friendly destination. There are lots of worthwhile and fun activities awaiting kids of all ages here in Puerto Vallarta. Take a look below at some of the things you can enjoy with your kids and what makes Puerto Vallarta child friendly.
Rio Cuale Island
The Isla Rio Cuale was designated as a kids’ area in the 70s for local children. This island is formed by the inter-locking waters of the Cuale River and is found in the center of Puerto Vallarta. How to reach this island is part of the adventures that kids will love. They have to walk through two hanging bridges to reach this island. Attractions in this island include the statue of John Huston, the cultural center of Puerto Vallarta, and hundreds of kittens that find shelter in this island. These kitty cats are taken care of by nature lovers who would love to have your kids cuddle and play along with these very cute animals.
El Rio BBQ
Another great place to go for a child friendly afternoon in Puerto Vallarta El Rio BBQ. It is not an ordinary barbecue restaurant. It is a little paradise for kids to enjoy! the menu offers special ribs and chicken barbecues as well a fries which all kids love. A local delicacy of watermelon and jicama salad will add fresh tastes to your kids’ palate. Occasionally, there are live music performances where kids can follow along with their best moves on the wooden dance floor. The most wonderful feature of this restaurant is the river which lies below it. Kids can swim, play, dive, swing off, make sandcastles and even observe tadpoles and other river creatures of the El Rio Cuale. All these can be done under the watchful eyes of parents who can enjoy their time as well in this great restaurant. El Rio BBQ is only 10 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta. It can be reached through Libramiento Highway.
Las Animas Trail
Only thirty minutes from Puerto Vallarta’s town center, an awesome trail awaits children, (recommended for children five years and older). The trail to Las Animas starts in Boca de Tomatlan, a town that can be reached by taxi, bus, or rental cars via the South Shore highway, called the Carretera a Barra de Navidad. The trail begins from the river’s south side. Friendly locals are also willing to direct you to the beginning of the trail. It will take you approximately two hours to get to the end of the trail. This time is worth every second with all the tropical features to feast your eyes upon. There are tropical plants, birds, and beaches and a river to explore.
This is the beach which is most suitable for kids. Las Animas beach is so magical that kids would not want to leave this place. But they need to reach this beautiful child-friendly resort first. You can arrive here by finishing the coastal trail, riding a water taxi from Boca de Tomatlan or Los Muertos Beach, or being part of organized group tours. Some of the amazing things kids can do here are feeding the fishes, snorkeling, or jumping off the pier to the cool waters. Making new friends is another interesting thing to do here especially if you are part of the organized tours. More adventurous kids can take a hike to the far South end of the beach where a waterfall awaits. After all these fun-filled activities, kids would want to re-charge their body energies with some delectable meals. No need to worry about what to eat. There are colorful and appetizing restaurants on the beach. One of the best child friendly activities in Puerto Vallarta.
Nothing can compare to a family trip that includes humanitarian features. In Puerto Vallarta, you and your kids will have a chance to share your blessings and be blessed as well. There are various organizations in Puerto Vallarta where you can donate monetary values, animal supplies, used items for children, or even medical supplies. Some of these organizations are Corazon de Nina children’s home and Casa Hogar Maximo Cornejo Orphanage where kids can see other kids who are in need of attention and homes. Purr Project is an association with an advocacy for animal protection and welfare. The DIF old age home has a program called adopt a grandparent that can change your kids’ perspectives about life. Doing things like these will create not only a great adventure, but an unforgettable experience for your kids that they will keep in their hearts.
San Sebastian, the Real Magical Mexico
December 4, 2015
The first thing tourists think about when they are planning their Mexico vacations are the beaches, sunshine, and vibrant and exciting nightlife, but there is so much more that Mexico offers. There are many magical towns or (Pueblos Magicos as they are known) scattered throughout Mexico, and these are popular tourist locations. These towns have been recognized by Mexico’s Secretariat of Tourism, as Pueblos Magicos. To be considered a Pueblo Magico, the town must have historical relevance, culture, and the natural beauty. Each town that is recognized offers a magical experience that you will come to love in Mexico.
Mexico wanted to start promoting tourism throughout the country beyond the beaches and big cities and so the ministry of tourism launched the Pueblos Magicos program in 2001. The Pueblos Magicos program showcases Mexico’s 31 states with 83 towns and the towns are chosen according to specific criteria. A few of the towns near Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit are Tapalpa, San Sebastián del Oeste, and Tequila, and all of these towns in Jalisco honor the history, heritage, and culture of Mexico.
Visit a Pueblo Magico During a Vacation to Puerto Vallarta
If you are staying in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit on vacation, then San Sebastian del Oeste is probably the closest magical town for you to visiti as it is just under two hours away, which is great, because you can spend the entire day there. This Pueblo Magico was once a thriving mining town with over 20,000 occupants, and the town was founded in 1605. It’s beauty and history is still alive and strong, but there are now only around 600 occupants there today, which allows for tourists to get up close and personal with the history and residents.
The result of the mining era in San Sebastian del Oeste was the quaint architecture that you can see all through the town. When you arrive, start at the center plaza in the city, because there are three buildings that will leave a lasting impression of your visit: the Hacienda de Esperanza de la Galera, la Quinta Maria, and the Church of Saint Sebastian are adobe buildings that have hand cut stone. These are the most beautiful buildings on the coast of Mexico.
San Sebastian has been ranked as one of the most popular locations in Mexico. It is a great place to visit while in Mexico, because of the heritage and history that is here. There is a magical experience that awaits you when you visit this town while you are vacationing in Mexico.
Who is Discount Vacation Hotels?
September 29, 2014
Discount Vacation Hotels is a budget vacation provider for deals in Mexico. It provides cheap all inclusive and room only packages at some of the top beach destinations in Mexico. Discount Vacation Hotels will find you the best deal for vacations to Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Loreto in comparison to any other budget hotel provider.
Discount Vacation Hotels has a website that you can visit to choose the best package deals for your vacation to Mexico. Once you have an idea of where you would like to go, leave your details on the contact form on the their website www.discountvacationhotels.com so that Discount Vacation Hotels can contact you directly.
How is Discount Vacation Hotels so cheap?
One of the ways that Discount Vacation Hotels can guarantee the lowest prices for hotel packages in comparison to any of the major hotel chains is because it is a specialist company, only operating in key destinations in Mexico. The other reason that it can offer such discounted packages is because you are invited to attend a presentation. In some ways, you receive the discounted price in return for your time and attention.
Who can enjoy cheap vacations?
There is certain criteria that you need to meet to qualify for the discounts, which most households in the United States and Canada are likely to pass. If you have a regular income and a credit card and live in North America, you are likely to qualify.
Discount Vacation Hotels Destinations
This company focuses on great accommodations packages in Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Loreto.
Cancun is one of Mexico and Discount Vacation Hotels’ most popular destinations, offering sunshine, cultural sites such as the Mayan ruins, natural wonders such as cenotes and underground rivers and incredible nightlife.
Where the mountains and the Pacific ocean converge for elegant vacations, Discount Vacation Hotels offers great accommodation packages in Puerto Vallarta. Lots of adventure activities and great beaches to enjoy.
Cabo San Lucas
Desert climate and stunning beaches with a host of attractions, nightlife and restaurants to choose from. The unrivaled coastline with the El Arco landmark will make a memorable vacation for all the family as well as honeymooners.
The Islands of Loreto
The Islands of Loreto offer a more sophisticated, relaxing Mexico experience on the Sea of Cortez. You can enjoy a Discount Vacation Hotels accommodation package to stay in one of Mexico’s most beautiful marine parks.