Puerto Vallarta has a justifiable reputation as one of the friendliest destinations, even Condé Nast Magazine gave it the title of world’s friendliest city. When choosing where to travel for your family vacation, this means a lot – you want somewhere safe and secure where you can feel at home and relaxed with your loved ones. For that reason, Puerto Vallarta is positioned as a fantastic family destination where you can take the whole family: including great grandparents. It is one of those places that has activities for everyone, no matter what your age or preferences.
Top Family Resorts in Puerto Vallarta
Just as Puerto Vallarta is geared towards families, there are also some great resorts fully prepared to make your family vacation as stress free as possible. Villa del Palmar, Puerto Vallarta and Villa del Palmar Flamingos in Nuevo Vallarta come highly recommended for families, for various reasons.
Both Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta and Villa del Palmar Flamingos have great facilities for all the family. With large free form swimming pools as well as shallow pools for younger children, these resorts ensure that the kids having fun is relaxing for the parents too. The resorts also lead out to a safe beach where it is fine for swimming most days of the year and means that you have direct access to the resort, should you need anything. Both resorts have a free kids club in addition to resort activities aimed to keep kids entertained. There is also a babysitting and nanny service available for a reasonable fee.
The cuisine at Villa del Palmar, Puerto Vallarta and Villa del Palmar Flamingos is also varied to suit all age groups, with a kids menu as well as room service. The other advantage of staying at either of the Villa del Palmar resorts is that even the entry level room has cooking facilities and a small dining area so that you can prepare light snacks for the family. One and two bedroom suites come with full kitchens and living areas, which makes it very comfortable for the whole family. Both resorts offer an all inclusive plan as well as part-time all inclusive whereby you can opt for a minimum of 3 days on an all inclusive package and spend the rest self-catering. Flexibility is the key when traveling with children.
The other advantage of staying at a Villa del Palmar resort is the array of activities that can be organized for you. Puerto Vallarta is packed full of tours and excursions like zip line, bungee jumping, snorkeling, fishing trips, golf and more. All you need to do is ask the concierge or tour agent on site.
Whatever your needs, Puerto Vallarta is a destination that will satisfy even the most picky teenager or grumpy grandad.