Have you ever visited Puerto Vallarta? The lovely coastal town is situated in Banderas Bay on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Puerto Vallarta attracts millions of visitors each year to enjoy the area’s beautiful beaches, excellent climate, tons of fun water activities, and more. If you’re looking for a great place to take your family on vacation, book your stay at the Villa Group Resorts in Puerto Vallarta. There, they have several luxury resorts that are affordable and family-friendly, too. While vacationers will find they have everything they need and more right at the resort, we have compiled a list of fun family-friendly activities in Puerto Vallarta in case you want to get out and explore. Why not book your stay at the Villa Group resorts today? Their special all-inclusive travel package deals won’t last forever. Keep reading below to learn our top 5 family Puerto Vallarta Activities.
#1 Marigalante Pirate Ship Adventure
For starters, no visit to Puerto Vallarta is complete without attending a Marigalante pirate ship tour. The Marigalante is a Puerto Vallarta top tour that the whole family will love. The authentic 17th century replica galleon is the perfect setting for a truly unique tour experience. Guests will be treated to world class entertainment, impressive pirate acrobatics, live music, and dancing. In addition, a delicious gourmet meal and premium open bar is available. If you’re traveling with children, the day tour is better-suited for families. The day tour includes a stop at Majahuitas Island, face painting, and a treasure hunt. Space is limited, so book your tickets in advance because the Marigalante tour sells out quickly.
#2 Spend a Day at Los Muertos Beach
Secondly, a free and kid-friendly thing to do in Puerto Vallarta is spending a day at Los Muertos Beach. Also known as Playa Los Muertos, Los Muertos Beach is the town’s popular beach. There are tons of beachfront restaurants with lounge chairs and umbrellas, and the iconic Puerto Vallarta Pier is there as well. Los Muertos beach is ideal for swimming, riding a banana boat, building sandcastles, and more. Plus, if you want to try parasailing or jet skiing, there are tour operators on the beach offering these activities in Puerto Vallarta, too.
#3 Learn How to Make Chocolate at ChocoMuseo
The ChocoMuseo is a newer family-friendly Puerto Vallarta activity to check out. Also known as the Chocolate Museum, the museum is the perfect spot to escape the hot PV sun for a few hours and have some fun, too. ChocoMuseo offers workshops on how to make chocolate especially designed for children. The friendly instructors will explain the chocolate-making process and kids will get to make their very own chocolate. Make sure to visit the cafe on the top floor of the museum. There, they also have a shop that sells a nice wide variety of handmade chocolate products to take home as souvenirs, too.
#4 Jungle ZipLine Tour
Next, the Nogalito Ecopark and Los Veranos Canopy Tour is a great way to spend the day if your family likes adventure. Located in the lush Sierra Madre Jungle south of downtown Puerto Vallarta, families can try a zipline tour. Many vacationers find they really enjoy getting amongst nature in the tropical greenery at the park. While the Los Veranos Canopy Tour recreation area is open for all ages, it is best suited for older children. In order to zipline, children must be at least five years old.
#5 Walk The PV Malecon/Boardwalk
Last but not least, the iconic Puerto Vallarta Malecon is a mile long boardwalk where local vendors sell art, handmade handicrafts, souvenirs, and more. Make sure to stop and watch a show of the Papantla Flying Men. The Papantla is a colorful dance and musical performance that reenacts a prehispanic dance to the gods. Also, the Malecon is lined with tons of great cafes, excellent restaurants, bars, and more. It’s the perfect spot for people watching and enjoying amazing views of Banderas Bay, too.
It’s easy to see that Puerto Vallarta is a wonderful place to vacation with family. If you’re looking for a nice place to stay, check out the Villa Group Resorts. The award winning provider has family-friendly resorts in Banderas Bay where travelers love to stay. Plus, they offer a top quality timeshare ownership program for travelers who want to always have the best vacations with their loved ones. In order to join, prospective members need to attend a sales presentation and take a property tour. In addition, vacation club members get to schedule vacation time in advance and lock in today’s low rates. That way, every vacation is unforgettable and members save money over time, too. The Villa Group also offers a Beachfront Rewards program where members can earn credits to upgrade their vacations by referring eligible friends and family to join. Contact the Villa Group today to learn more!
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