This is a place where there is so much to do - take the plunge in
the large, expansive pool; kayak on the lagoon or canals; jog the
mile of beach; relax and enjoy the breath-taking views from the
comfort of a shady beach-side palapa; work-out in the state-of-the-
art gym; enjoy a relaxing seaside massage at the beach-side cabana;
participate in numerous organized daytime activities for children or
adults; daytime kid's club; shop at a large beach-side vendor stand;
enjoy 18 holes of golf on the world-class course; take adventure
cruises out of Nuevo Vallarta Marina; or just quietly relax at ocean
side, just to name a few.
Banderas Bay is world famous for its marine life and natural beauty.
The Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta is just a few minutes from the Nuevo
Vallarta Marina, where Vallarta Adventures offers outstanding day
and evening tours as well as the Swim with Dolphins park (please
check the Vallarta Adventures Website (see
Adventures.c_m for details on snorkel, scuba diving, whale watching,
Las Caletas, Rhythm of the Night, and many other tours from Nuevo
Back at the Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta, there are extensive
organized daytime kids and adults pool and beach activities programs
lasting from early morning and continuing through late afternoon!
Enjoy a full range of morning activities including yoga, stretching,
Tai Chi, Spanish classes, aqua aerobics, water volleyball, beach
volleyball, dance lessons, cooking classes, etc. etc. The
activities staff during our visit were outstanding and contributed
significantly to our enjoyment.
Evening activities include theme all-you-can eat dinners several
nights a week (please check out the Mayan Palace web site). Also,
there are on-the-beach buffets with live entertainment 2 evenings a
week (highly recommended). There is live music nightly just off the
There is now a large palapa on the beach for selected Mexican arts
vendors. The selection was very similar to that downtown and we
found this to be a very popular mid-day diversion.
Finally, while there's so much to do at the resort, guests will also
enjoy spending an evening or two touring the many shops, galleries,
and restaurants located in downtown Puerto Vallarta, which is
convenient by taxi from the Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta. The hotel
concierge will gladly arrange restaurant reservations and other
activities for you.