No matter what kind of family vacation experience you’re looking for, Mexico’s Pacific Coast has a resort area for you. In Puerto Vallarta, the Sierra Madre mountains supply plenty of adventure options. Miles of white sand beaches provide the perfect backdrop for everything from water sports to turtle watching. Riviera Nayarit is a sleepy area just beyond Puerto Vallarta that’s known for the planned resort area of Punta Mita and Sayulita, a cool little surfer town. Acapulco offers the best of all worlds: This glittering city combines extreme water sports with an extraordinarily eco-conscious heart.
There are direct flights from most major U.S. cities to the Pacific Coast’s major resort areas, including Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco.
This area traces its roots back to Aztec civilizations. Even the traditional cuisine has UNESCO World Heritage status.
Whether it’s white-rafting or surfing on the turquoise-blue coast, this area has spectacular landscapes that are made for outdoor adventure.
Mexico is one of the world’s top-five most bio-diverse countries, with almost 3,000 native bird and animal species and 30,000 indigenous plant species.
Beachy and sunny, Mexico’s Pacific Coast has exceptional places for a family vacation.
No matter which part of the Pacific Coast you’re visiting, you’ll want to have a car to get out and explore.