Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Puerto Vallarta
Feb. 1 - We caught the bus at La Penita for the 1.5 hour ride to PV - $7 CAD each! PV is an hour ahead so we had to leave early to meet Brian and Diane by noon PV time. They had stayed a the Costa del Sol for a few days but now were booked into the same hotel as us - Villa del Palmar. We met them, had our welcoming cervaša and took a short walk to …
We are spending ten days here in a small Mexican village called Lo de Marcos. The zocolo (town plaza) is about 4 blocks off the Pacific ocean. There are only small stores around the zocolo and up the road to the highway. The roads are all made of cobblestone. There is no bank and we have only seen two ATM's so far. One ATM is in our campground. On the road along the ocean there are many RV parks and bungalows to rent. There is a bus that comes into town every hour that will take you to ...
... it was noon!
After easily spotting our shore’s excursion guide standing on the pier with a sign in his hand, Michel and I boarded an air-conditioned motor coach and sat in the front row! Yah!
Soon afterwards, we were well on our way to an area known as the Malecon!
... typ place were one shop led right into another. It was a mass of shops. Ann bought some toys for her class and a dress. Dave bought a hat. He had left his at home. We continued shopping, walking and sightseeing along the board walk. We stopped at an ice cream place and talked with the lady that worked there she was an American who had moved to Puerto Vallarta for the weather. That is understandable as it is beautiful but extremely hot. We got to the center of town; tired and hungry. ...
Then the officer said, "You need your license, how can we fix this?" Andres slid him some money and the lights came on and Andres passed the exam. The officer saying "See you can see, you can see fine, I'm not sure what the problem was earlier" as if nothing had happened.
It's corrupt here but it's safe. If you are participate in illegal or sketchy activities, they will make issue with you. If you take their pictures or act weird, they will ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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