As the cold days of winter are coming to end, spring is just around the corner. Along with that, the annual spring break celebrations when schools close for a week are nearly here as well. For many people, they decide to take a vacation to make the most of the downtime during spring break. This year, from march 4 to 25, 2023 is Spring Break for the majority of schools in the United States. If you’re wondering where to go this year, why not head to beautiful Puerto Vallarta? Puerto Vallarta has a great climate, beautiful beaches, and tons of things to do for people of all ages. Currently, COVID safety practices are in place in Mexico, but visitors aren’t required to be vaccinated or get a COVID test to enter the country. Keep reading more to learn about 2023 Spring break requirements to visit Puerto Vallarta.
2023 COVID Requirements
As far as COVID requirements, Mexico is currently still not requiring proof of vaccination or COVID tests to enter the country. However, many countries including the United States and Canada do require negative COVID tests to board flights home. Currently, passengers departing Mexico for the United States or Canada are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test administered within 24 hours of departure. Testing is readily available at many locations throughout PV as well as onsite as the Puerto Vallarta International Airport for a reasonable cost. There are even drive-thru locations set up in various locations in Banderas Bay for added convenience. Depending on where you stay in PV, your resort may even have onsite testing available as well.
Things to Do for Spring Break in Puerto Vallarta
Located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico in Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta is becoming a very popular choice for spring break travelers. The city has tons of things to do including amazing restaurants, beautiful beaches, and a happening nightlife. Banderas Bay is the largest bay in Mexico and the 7th largest bay in the world. Travelers can enjoy tons of water activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, kayaking, surfing, and so much more. No visit to PV is complete with a visit to the iconic Malecon boardwalk which runs along the coast through the heart of downtown Puerto Vallarta. Along the malecon, visitors will love the endless selection of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs as well as interesting art sculptures. Plus, the amazing Banderas Bay views along the way will take your breath away.
Puerto Vallarta Bars & Clubs
If you want to explore the city’s nightlife, PV has tons of bars and clubs to choose from. In the downtown area of PV, the popular clubs and bars include Mandala, Bar Morelos, El Colibri, La Santa, and El Solar. Mandala is a huge dance club situated right off the Malecon boardwalk. Bar Morelos is one block in and has a hip, modern vibe. El Colibri has a cozy open air courtyard and premium cocktails and beers, too. If you want to stay up all night long, head to La Santa in the hotel zone that has an in-house DJ and light show that will have you dancing all night long. Looking for a more relaxed setting? Head to dive bar El Solar in the 5 de Diciembre neighborhood. There, you can sink your toes into the sand while you sip signature cocktails prepared with local tequila, raicilla and mezcal.
Before you know it, it’ll be time to celebrate Spring Break 2023. Why not head to beautiful Puerto Vallarta to soak up the city’s authentic Mexican charm and great ambiance? Plus, the beautiful Sierra Madre jungle landscapes and Banderas Bay views are hard to beat. Take advantage of special travel deals going on right now. If you need a great place to stay, check out Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta. Right now, they have special all-inclusive travel packages available that will fit your budget. They also have an exclusive vacation club if you want to always have perfect vacations. Club members also enjoy Rewards credits when they refer friends to join as part of their Beachfront Rewards program. Credits can be used to upgrade vacations at the onsite spa, resort restaurants, and more. Contact Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta today to book your 2022 spring break vacation to Puerto Vallarta!
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