Best Summer Activities in Each Destination

Are you planning your next Mexican vacation? Are you wondering what are some of the best destinations to choose from? Keep reading as we are sharing four fantastic locations, all of which are worth visiting and experiencing. Not only this, but we are also covering the best summer activities in each destination! What are you waiting for, it is time to finalize those summer vacation plans!  

Best Summer Activities in Vallarta 

Dreaming of long sunny Mexican days and pristine white sandy beaches? Then you should head to Vallarta, located on the Pacific Coast. Puerto Vallarta is a central town close to the Vallarta airport with beaches, activities, authentic Mexican food, and a friendly vibe (voted the friendliest city in Mexico by Travel and Leisure). About 30 minutes away from Puerto Vallarta is Nuevo Vallarta, where Villa del Palmar Flamingos is located. Both towns are beautiful, boasting stunning views of the Banderas Bay. Puerto Vallarta is the center of Mexican culture (shops, restaurants, museums, bars, nightlife, and more) whereas Nuevo Vallarta is a quieter town with beach activities, restaurants, shopping, and more. They are both packed with some of the best summer activities you can dream of during the perfect Mexican holiday!

Downtown Puerto Vallarta

If you are planning a trip with your little ones, why not immerse yourself into the tranquility of Nuevo Vallarta! If you are visiting between July and December, make sure to join one of the special tours of releasing baby turtles into the ocean. If you are looking for a day filled with fun and smiles, then stop by the Aquaventuras Park, which not only has numerous fun slides and water rides, but it is also home to the Dolphin Center, where you can book an encounter with these remarkable animals and even swim with them! 

Water park experience in Nuevo Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta will grab your attention with its unique tropical vibe and vibrant atmosphere. Take a stroll down the one-mile-long Puerto Vallarta Pier and get introduced to the artistic and creative feel of the area. Do not miss having some fun at Playa Los Muertos. From just relaxing and sunbathing to trying various water sports, such as windsurfing, the beach is a must-visit while in Vallarta. Your trip will be incomplete, if you do not stop by the impressive Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which dates to the 1940s and is in the center of town near the Malecon. When you are done with your day of exploring and having fun, go back to your comfortable and luxurious room at one of our accommodation options – Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta and Villa del Palmar Flamingos!  

Puerto Vallarta. If you look closely, you can see the Cathedral in the center , slightly to the left (it’s the tallest building).

Best Summer Activities in Cabo

Widely known as a place where you can spend your entire day trying various water sport activities, Cabo is the perfect choice for the adventure seekers, who are looking forward to not only relaxing and sunbathing on the beach, but also to be active and seek the adrenaline rush! Ithis describes you, you should choose Cabo for your next holiday destination and enjoy the ultimate summer activities there.

Arch of Cabo San Lucas, right across from our Villa Group Los Cabos resorts.

Start your day with a scuba diving lesson at Cabo Pulma National Park, which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the crystal clear waters of the protected area, you will find colorful reef corals, as well as tropical marine wildlife, including sea turtles and sea lions. If you are visiting between December and April, follow the day with a whale watching tour and get a glimpse of these magnificent creatures. To finish off the day, book a once-in-a-lifetime experience and get to ride a camel in the desert. Yes, this is correct! Right next to the pristine sandy beaches of Cabo, you will find massive unspoiled sand dunes. There is nothing better than greeting the sunset from the back of a camel. 

Outback & Camel Safari with Cabo Adventures

Once you are done with your day tour, you might want to treat yourself to a short trip to the secluded paradise of Bahia Santa Maria. The feeling of dipping your toes into the powdery golden sand and admiring the stunning scenery of the horseshoe shaped beach, is something you will remember long after you have gone back home. Do not forget that once you are done with all the exploring your suite at Villa del Palmar Cabo or Villa del Arco will be waiting for you!  

El Medano Beach, Cabo San Lucas

Best Summer Activities at the Islands of Loreto

As Mexico’s hidden gem, the Islands of Loreto are the perfect location for anyone who is dreaming of a remote secluded and romantic holiday destination. With just a handful of tourists, if you decide to plan a trip to the Islands of Loreto, you will be rewarded with the unique opportunity to fully relax and unwind, as you are admiring the tranquility of the endless miles of pristine sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters.  

Family vacation at Villa del Palmar, Islands of Loreto

You might be wondering if there is anything else except sunbathing and relaxing. The answer is yes! Not only are there fantastic summer activities to try across the Islands of Loreto, but if you choose to stay at the luxurious Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, you can engage in golfing at our TPC Danzante Bay course, hike, explore the town, and embark on water activities such as LED paddle boarding right from the resort! From exploring the outdoors to trying out our signature spa services at the Desert Spa, you will not be disappointed by the beauty of the Islands of Loreto.  

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Islands of Loreto beauty

Best Summer Activities in Cancun

If you are looking for a place where you can have fun both days and nights, then you should start parking for the ultimate Cancun holiday. Located along the Yucatán Peninsula, Cancun will guarantee you long sunny days and its refreshingly turquoise waters are perfect for swimming in the Caribbean Sea. 

Villa del Palmar Cancun

While exploring the nightlife of Cancun is among the best summer activities in the area, visitors should not miss taking a step back in time and learning more about the fascinating ancient Mayan civilization. You can easily do this by taking day trips to Tulum or the Chichen Itza Ruins. Before you head back home, though, do not forget to take a dip into the totally unique Mexican cenotes. Surrounded by steep cliffs, yet home to clear waters, these massive underground pools are perfect for snorkeling, swimming or just relaxing by. The best thing is that our luxurious Villa del Palmar Cancun resort will welcome you at the end of your busy days and will help you find the relaxation you are looking for. 

Chichen Itza

Regardless which of the above areas you will choose for your next Mexican vacation, we are sure that you will be impressed by the vast number of fantastic summer activities you can try and the endless ways you can relax! Visit your home away from home to unwind and explore paradise. 

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