Puerto Vallarta Sunset

Day Trip to Las Caletas

Las Caletas is a beach located near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It was once the home to legendary Hollywood director, John Huston. Huston considered it one of the most beautiful places in the world. He discovered it while filing The Night of the Iguana in 1963. He instantly fell in love with Las Caletas and leased 1.5 acres from the Chacala Indian Community. To learn more about Huston’s love affair with Las Caletas, read his personal letter from around 1980. Today, the area is a private and secluded nature reserve operated by Vallarta Adventures.

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March 27, 2015 by
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Sunrise in Los Cabos

Golfing in Los Cabos

Stand at the baggage carousel at the Los Cabos airport long enough and you’ll likely see nearly as many golf clubs as fishing rods coming around. While deep sea fishing is certainly one of the biggest draws to Cabo San Lucas, the region’s renowned golf courses are gaining quite a bit of notoriety. With an abundance of good weather, more and more people are visiting to go golfing in Los Cabos.

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March 13, 2015 by
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Archaeological Sites in Chiapas

Chiapas ruins at Palenque

Modern-day Chiapas is a window into some of Mexico’s most impressive Maya ruins, some of which were only recently discovered in the 1900’s. These Maya cities include Palenque, Yaxchilán, Bonampak, and Toniná. If you’re looking to explore Maya history, here’s a look at some of the best archaeological sites in Chiapas.

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March 6, 2015 by
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How to Celebrate Holy Week in Mexico

Templo Mayor and Cathedral in Mexico City. Photo courtesy of tnb via Flickr.

Holy Week in Mexico is a very important religious observance, with some destinations having notable events, including Iztapalapa, Pátzcuaro, Taxco, San Luis Potosí, San Cristobal del las Casas, and San Miguel de Allende. Also known as Semana Santa, this is the most important holiday in the church calendar because it celebrates the resurrection of Christ. […]

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March 2, 2015 by
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What to See in Tulum

Tulum Ruins

Tulum, on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, around 45 minutes from Playa del Carmen, is one of the most important and most popular Mayan ruins. It is one-of-a-kind in being the only well-preserved ruin directly overlooking the ocean, making it one of the most picturesque sites as well. Tulum is a smaller site, with less buildings that other nearby sites such as Chichen Itza and Coba, but the primary draw is the views, and the setting along the sea. The ruins of Tulum are perched on 12-meter (39-feet) high cliffs, overlooking the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

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February 20, 2015 by
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Fort of San Diego in Acapulco

Acapulco beach.

The Fort of San Diego, or Fuerte San Diego, is one of the most important historical sites in Acapulco, Mexico, and was the most important Spanish marine fortress along the Pacific coast. A trip to the Fort of San Diego is a must for any visitor to Acapulco.

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February 13, 2015 by
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