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Eight Tips to Make the Most of Summer in PV

Jorge Chávez
Feb. 22, 2016
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Why do folks insist on calling summer in Puerto Vallarta the “low” season? With increasing numbers of national and international visitors taking advantage of equally increasing promotional summer incentives, the misnomer begs reconsideration. We spoke to a number of tourists, residents and local business owners to collect some of the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta during the summer. Here are eight tips:

  1. Act like a tourist. Many hotels in town offer affordable day-pass access for locals looking for a vacation experience, even if it is for just a few hours.
  2. Look for restaurant promotions. Inspired by Restaurant Week, many local restaurants offer special fixed-price menus throughout the summer, along with all-you-can-eat or 2×1 cocktail promotions.
  3. Head to the mountains. If the heat and humidity are getting to you, there are excellent getaway opportunities in nearby towns such as Talpa, Mascota and San Sebastian.
  4. Go to the movies. Summer blockbusters are a huge deal north of the border. Locally, take advantage of our multiplexes, which offer the latest releases in comfortable (air-conditioned!) theaters comparable to those in the USA and Canada, at about half the price.
  5. Enjoy the sweating. If you cannot avoid it, you might as well enjoy it. Enroll in a dance or yoga class, or a neighborhood gym.
  6. Put your camera to work. Not only is summer great for nature and landscape photography, overcast days provide perfect, diffused light for friend and family portraits.
  7. Explore cold food. Shrimp cocktails, ceviche and gazpacho are a few of many cold dishes you can enjoy at local restaurants.
  8. Succumb to summer. It is here; it is inevitable; and if you find a way to implement a paradigm shift in your lifestyle, you will love it as much as we do.

Do you have any tips you’d like to share with us? Drop us a line at moc.s1719235007gamxe1719235007m@rot1719235007ide1719235007.

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