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Palladium Vallarta Resort Review

Was it like I dreamed? The deepest impression an all-inclusive resort leaves with its visitors is how well the reality matched up to their imagined, ideal vacation. Was the food first class? Did the public areas (pools, lounges) meet or…

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Animals we met in Mexico

Spending a week lounging around an all-inclusive resort doesn’t allow for much time with the locals- people or animals. Even though our resort had a private zoo, I was much more interested in the native, wild animals that called the…

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I caught the all-inclusive bug in Mexico

This past week, Bob and I were in Mexico enjoying our first all-inclusive resort. Instead of coming back with Montezuma’s revenge, I was hit hard by the all-inclusive bug! Until yesterday I probably would have said that I’m not an…

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Relaxation: Puerto Vallarta Day 6

The term ‘All-Inclusive Resort’ means that there are tons of things to do without leaving the property. So far we’ve gone on two excursions, surfed, explored the activities The Palladium offers, but we haven’t taken time to do what most…

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Award Winning Travel: Puerto Vallarta Day 5

While Stand-Up Paddleboarding and laying in the sun drinking cervezas took up most of our days, we did find time to enjoy the other amenities the Palladium Resort had to offer. I’m not sure how we found out about it,…

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Natural Action: Puerto Vallarta Day 4

Stand-Up Paddleboarding is awesome, but there are a few things that I didn’t get on my first day out. So Jade’s Dad, Matt ,gave me some pointers before I headed back out, and it really helped. Meanwhile, while I’m charging…

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Snorkeling Las Marietas: Puerto Vallarta Day 3

The crack of dawn is not something I expected to see on this trip to Mexico, but today we found ourselves riding through the morning to snorkel. Yesterday we signed up with Vallarta Adventures to snorkel out at the Unesco…

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Exploring the Resort: Puerto Vallarta Day 2

Our first full day in Puerto Vallarta started off with a rocky coastal hike. We discovered a lot of tiny crabs and a few lobsters that had washed up on shore. The ocean was warm and a gorgeous teal green…

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LA to PV : Puerto Vallarta Day 1

Jade’s parents found this amazing deal with Apple Vacations, and after months of waiting we are finally headed to our first all-inclusive resort. Honestly, the type of people headed down to PV with us, were a little interesting (the best…

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