Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
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... chairs! Went to the pool for a quick dip and basking in the sun. After another short nap, went to Daiquiri ***** for an awesome dinner! Made it back to the balcony before the rain showers hit. Was awesome watching the rain with the thunder and lightening ...
... up their luggage and passed through customs. As you stand watching for your guests to arrive you have no idea what plane the folks parading by arrived on. Even with our delayed start we waited an hour for them to appear. There is one advantage to the PV airport. Young ladies in traditional dress carry trays of free tequila shots that they offer as a welcome to Mexico!
The kids got in late in the day and by the time the bus got ...
... pick it, doesn't get any fresher. Or much cheaper. How cool is that?
The methods of public transport here in Mexico seem to be taxi, bus and at least one other option which differs depending on locale. Here in La Cruz, mini-van is the third option. The vans all appear to be Toyotas of a model not seen in the US. They have four rows of seats behind the driver and each row is designed for three. There is also a single passenger seat upfront ...
... to Puerto Vallarta, we made arrangements with Carolyn and Larry Dunn to stay at Casa Riyo whether we were there or not. As it turned out, we arrived two days ahead of them! We had a great time and the days sped by.
We checked out the malecón renovation with the Dunns. The improvements add a nice touch and are pleasing to the eye: wide steps down to the beach is such a good ...
... shopping. All the usual stuff...got our magnet:-)
We stopped off at Wal Mart on the way back (against our will) to pick up toiletries and the hair dryer! Lots of passengers from the ships were picking up water and snacks. So american, but hey, it was handy!
Bottom line - book your excursions ahead of time. Puerto Vallarta is not what it used to be.....Or head over to the Marina or Nuevo Vallarta areas for a better experience than downtown ...