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Blog posts dedicated to all those extra details that make life worth living: Mexico travel tips, onsite fitness facilities, activities, tours and more.

Sea Turtles to the Rescue

The sight of hundreds of baby turtles scurrying for their lives towards the ocean across Garza Blanca’s soft white sand is an Instagram opportunity you just don’t want to miss. The magical moment when marine turtles embark on their arduous journey towards maturity in an environment full of hungry predators,… Read more

Tips for Buying All Inclusive Vacations on Black Friday

Tips for Buying All Inclusive Vacations on Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the best times of the year to save big on everything you want to buy, and that includes booking your all inclusive family vacations! No matter where you like to travel, everyone knows that the best family vacations start with discounts! So with the spirit… Read more

Kids Activities at Garza Blanca Make Summer Unforgettable

Every child looks forward to special summer vacations, and when you plan your own family getaway at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta, the kids in your life will undoubtedly have a trip of a lifetime. Whether you wish to travel with children of your own, your grandkids… Read more

Getting Through Airport Security

No matter where your air travel plans might take you, it is necessary for you to go through airport security before you can fly the friendly skies. If you happen to fly regularly, you have probably had some unpleasant experiences in dealing with getting through airport security, whether waiting in… Read more

What Clothes to Bring for a Sunny Vacation to Puerto Vallarta

What Clothes to Bring for a Sunny Vacation to Puerto Vallarta

As you begin to pack for your next getaway to Puerto Vallarta, you are probably wondering which clothing items and accessories are must-haves and which are better left at home. Although the waterfront city definitely has a laid-back vibe, you will surely want to look put together no matter what… Read more

Holiday or Vacation - What's the difference?

Holiday or Vacation – What’s the difference?

Depending on which side of the “pond” (Atlantic Ocean) you are from, you may have different things come to mind when you hear the word holiday. For those who live in the United Kingdom, British English uses the term “holiday” to mean a vacation or getaway. However, for those who… Read more

Black Friday’s History

Black Friday’s History

As one of the biggest retail shopping days of the year in the United States, Black Friday is an enduring tradition with no signs of slowing down. In fact, retailers seem to be taking the concept further with each passing year, with many stores now opening at some point on… Read more

Garza Blanca Beach in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Joy of Tandem Kayaking

A vacation spent at the splendid Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta is sure to deliver incredible memories that you will never forget. The awe-inspiring natural surroundings, from the lush palm tree-dotted mountains to the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay, set the perfect scene for an amazing outdoor… Read more

Best Hotels offer Impeccable Service

Personalized Service at Garza Blanca is Sure to Impress

When you arrange for a getaway at the Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta, you know you can look forward to a sensational vacation. Part of the reason guests and members experience such unforgettable trips to the seaside haven is that personalized service is given a great… Read more

Picnics and Romance in Puerto Vallarta

Picnics and Romance in Puerto Vallarta

When you really want to up the romance factor with your beloved, a picnic for two is hard to beat!  It is a fun activity to plan together, yet also makes for a perfect surprise if you really want to wow your sweetheart.  Imagine basking in the sublime beauty of… Read more

Best Hotels in Banderas Bay

The Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Banderas Bay is well known as being one of the very best resorts in the area. As a 5-star resort which offers optional all-inclusive plans with gourmet cuisine and range of suites and residences, it ranks highly on sites like TripAdvisor, and has… Read more

Vacation Tips for Travel with Elderly Parents

Vacation Tips for Travel with Elderly Parents

Family vacations are the highlight of any year; we have no doubt that you too have many great memories of spending time with parents and grandparents. It’s only natural, therefore, to want to continue this tradition as you yourself get older. The downside, of course, is that travelling can become… Read more

what is the history of the marigalante pirate ship

What is the History of the Marigalante Pirate Ship?

Without a doubt, one of the most iconic images of Puerto Vallarta’s coastline is the Marigalante pirate ship that sails each night of the year rain or shine. Alongside a photograph of the Los Arcos rock formation that rises from the sea just south of Garza Blanca Resort & Spa,… Read more

Book Early or Last Minute?

Book Early or Last Minute?

It seems like we all know someone who falls into one of two extreme types of travel planners: there is the hyper-organized type who will carefully book every detail of a trip months in advance, and then there is the bargain-crazed last minute traveler who always seems to score an… Read more

Gaining Weight on Vacation

The media really loves to extol the dangers of “holiday weight gain,” in both the seasonal and vacation sense, and when it comes to vacations, there are screeds of glossy magazines in place to tell us how to avoid gaining vacation weight, and how to shift it if we do…. Read more