Preparations for Spring Break have begun in Puerto Vallarta. Located on Mexico’s west coast, it offers an assortment of beaches, with various options for fun, relaxation and recreation. Surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains, Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most popular destinations because of its outstanding infrastructure and genuine Mexican atmosphere.
US & World News Report, as well as About.com’s Gay Travel site have listed Puerto Vallarta as a top contender for spring break destinations in the world. Travel season in Puerto Vallarta starts on March 1st and it is estimated that nearly 8,000 students will visit this Mexican paradise in 2015.
With parts of Mexico in turmoil, you’ll not have to worry about danger in Puerto Vallarta; it is currently listed as one of Mexico’s safest destinations and has no travel alerts from the US or Canada. This sentiment is shared by many former travelers to this exotic location and Puerto Vallarta has received various consumer-awards to include “Most Romantic Mexican Destination”, “Favorite Mexican Beach” from the readers of About.com and also voted as Mexico’s second best destination in 2014, by Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice.
Air access to Puerto Vallarta handled by Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, which handles over 1 million people yearly. There are over 22,000 hotel rooms to choose from in Puerto Vallarta, with over half of these anemities rated as 4-star-plus. There are also an array of gay-friendly resorts and properties available as an option.
Wondering what to do with your Puerto Vallarta vacation? Fear not, there are plenty of outdoor activities to attend to while you are there; watersports such as snorkeling, diving, swimming with dolphins, and water skiing are available, and land activities such as horseback riding, island hopping, Los Arcos National Marine Park, site seeing, and canopy tours of the lush Sierra Madre Mountains are available.
For the Spring Breakers looking for the nightlife in this Mexican utopia, you can enjoy night clubs and dancing at Puerto Vallarta’s various late-night venues, each offering their own unique music, drinks and décor. Along this three-block stretch lies sports bars, live music, and gay-friendly dance clubs. The legal drinking age in Mexico is 18, and most bars serve alcohol until 2am while the dance clubs will usually stay open till 4am.