Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Puerto Vallarta
... contracts. Ahwell. The other youthies area great group and they've kept this contract a fun one so far!
Worked 6-10pm for Mexican Night where the kids painted Mexican flags and did Mexican trivia to win prizes. We did facepaint and games and then went to Skywalker's Nightclub for Family Disco time! I passed out glow stick necklaces for all the kids and had some extras to give to parents. One mother kept coming back and trying to take them from me to give to ...
... br> We eventually stopped at a place that gave information about the process of making tequila. We got samples of different types of tequila and then had a traditional Mexican meal.
After our meal, the guide took us to a beach where I went for a swim with some of the other members of our group.
Oh yes, on the way to the beach, we passed a huge prison with a large barbed fence around it. At first he said it was a resort with free food, exercise and massages - along with ...
... 60's. And so now starts our all see 'seafood' food and eat diet for the next 3 weeks...oh and bring on the cervezas too! So this first week was spent getting into the Mexican pace, being laid back on the beach, soaking up the rays, people watching, and saying 'no gracias' to the many vendors. :) Also caught up with our old friends Rami and Larissa who are running a hotel here in Punta de Mita, where we are going to stay at for our last ...
... at the large outdoor amphitheater Los Arcos (the Arches). I stopped at a bar called Taza Blanco which occupies the first and second floors of a building that sits across from the Malecon’s large nativity scene. Once again, the place was empty but most of the tables had Reserved signs on them. I had a rum and coke (40 pesos) then ordered a Go Cup of the same and continued walking.
There were a few boats anchored just offshore, presumably private parties enjoying ...
... the slow awakening of the town, with shops opening around ten or eleven, the sun warming up quickly as people drift to the beach, the buzz of the cafes and restaurants in the early afternoon, then the various attractions offered during “Happy Hours” which, with careful planning, can last from noon until 10pm (in which we have participated only a couple of times – honestly!), the afternoon beach volley ball games of a high standard that stop ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility