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tequila tasting party watching sunset
In this tequila experience we will use a private recipe from a third generation distillary from Amatitan (Amatitan is a small town in Jalisco that is consider the best tequila producers). We will taste this amazing tequila in all its presentations: *blanco - unrested *rosa - roasted 1 month in french white oak barrels that hold red wine cabernet in the past *reposado - aged 6 months in french white oak barrels *añejo- aged 18 months in french white oak barrels *extra añejo- aged 6 years in French white oak barrels We will give you an introduction about the process of tequila and we will tell you about this tequila artesans family, from Amatitan Jalisco. After that, we will start with the tasting and we will find together the several flavors that the tequila presentations offers. ALL THIS WHILE WE HAVING ONE THE BEST VIEWS FROM OUR AMAZING ROOF DECK After the tasting you will have one more hour of tequila open bar or you can try our excellant and refreshing cantaritos. (cantaritos is a traditional drink from amatitan that has lime juice, grape fruit juice and orange juice. All fresh) ALL THIS WHILE WE ARE WATCHING THE PV SUNSET !!! If you have any question about this experience do not doubt to contact me
"The Arches" Snorkel Photoshoot
Live this adventure in the Pacific and feel like a true local ... Join me to explore Los arcos de Mismaloya in a truly authentic and personalized way, with enough time in the water to discover all the beauty that this place has to offer. Get ready to learn new techniques to snorkel, dive and pose in the water to get spectacular photos. YOU DON'T KNOW TO SWIM ... Don't worry, I have floating devices, and I will be by your side all the time giving you the confidence so that you feel safe and relaxed, you will see that after some advice and exercises you will feel like a whole fish . We start with a 15-minute trip by truck where we will enjoy spectacular views of the Bahia de Banderas until we reach the viewpoint of Los Arcos, from there we will walk a couple of minutes along the road until we reach the hidden entrance of a beach that hides an impressive landscape little known even by local people. We will gently enter the water, explore the caves and tunnels of the islands, swim slowly in search of the most colorful fish, elegant manta rays and friendly turtles that inhabit the area, all this while capturing the best moments with my submersible camera (you can check my work on instagram @Adrenalyn_junkies) Don't think twice and book now ... !! it will be a pleasure to be your guide
⭐Food Tour with a Local Foodie⭐
Do this as early on your stay as possible, trust me, it´ll help you get acquainted with the culture, food and neighborhood. You will walk away from the touristy area to immerse yourself in the local culture. Visit family owned hidden food gems, meet gracious artisans at their shops, & more. Learn about: ◆ taco culture & salsas ◆ how to choose taco stands on your own ◆ fun cultural and historic facts This is a complete, affordable, and unique experience in town, designed having in mind what curious travelers are looking for. _______ ◆ All food and fruit drinks presented are included ◆ Gluten free options available ◆ No vegan, vegetarian or pescatarian options ________ Two different times with different routes ________ ★ More tours, times & special offers www.foodandphototours.com PROMO CODES available on: ★ Instagram: VALLARTA LOCAL® food tours ★ Facebook: VALLARTA LOCAL® Food Tours and Tequila Tastings __________ ◆ Please consider booking a private tour if someone in your party has serious mobility difficulties. Be mindful of other travelers coming on tour. ◆ The tour takes place rain or shine ◆ Arrive 10 min in advance ◆ An automated email with important information is sent after you book, please read it. ◆ Before you book and pay, see the cancellation details, find it on the Experience page under Things to know, and during the booking process.
Mezcal tasting while watching the sunset
In this mezcal tasting we will use only artisan mezcal. None of this mezcales are commercial brands. In my mezcal educational trip to Oaxaca I got to visit several ¨palenques¨ (mezcal destilery). I learned all about the different types of agave that can be used for mezcal. Some of them take 25 years to be mature, and that is the type of mezcal that we will try on this tasting. Trying some brands that have been producing mezcal for 99 years. YES 99 YEARS !!! We will try this mezcal presentation: *mezcal joven *mezcal ensamble - mezcal made with a combination of 2 or more agaves (ours is a combo of 4 diferents agaves) *mezcal añejo - aged 8 years in french white oak barrels *mezcal pechuga - surprise coming !!! *mezcal minero - mezcal from santa catarina de minas *mezcal with scorpions. YES SCORPIONS !!! (only if you want to try it). ALL THIS WHILE WE HAVING ONE THE BEST VIEWS FROM OUR AMAZING ROOF DECK !!!! if there is a date you need and it is not available or if you are celebrating a special occasion like bachelor or bachelorette party, birthdays, etc, we can make something special for you. Feel free to contact me for any questions !!!
Make churros in a traditional Mexican home with a chef
PLEASE ASK YOUR HOST ABOUT SPECIAL DIETS WHEN YOU BOOK YOUR SPACE. GLUTEN, BUTTER, AND EGGS ARE USED IN THIS RECIPE. We'll learn to make the basic dough for churros, talk about the history behind Mexican pastry making and enjoy our churros with Mexican hot Chocolate. This is a perfect activity for groups and families on a rainy day and you go home with a recipe to follow and glorious churros. I´m very flexible with times and my other tours. Other things to note WAITING TIME is 15 minutes for regular classes, 20 minutes for private classes, after that the reservation is considered a no show. To protect ingredient freshness and kitchen safety, I set up our kitchen right before you arrive. Because of that, doors open 10 minutes before your experience starts.

Dive into local beach life

Hike to beautifull Colomitos beach
Follow us on Instagram @ luna.tours We will leave the city by city bus to a small fishing village where we will hike 1 hour through the coast and the jungle with beautiful landscapes until we reach Colomitos, the smallest beach in Mexico, where we will spend 2 hours to enjoy the refreshing crystal clear water of the beach. We will recharge energy with delicious guacamole prepared by your hosts at the moment. This experience is accessible to everyone with ease of movement. We will make sure you have an AMAZING day !!! Hiking sticks available, under request only. If you need one, please let us know as soon as you book. Other things to note We will cross the jungle of the bay, try to wear comfortable clothes that protect you from flies and herbs. In summer it will be hot. We will carry a small first aid kit, but if you need special medicine, take it with you.
⭐Jungle Waterfall Hike Beach Town⭐
**TOUR AVAILABLE DAILY** Tour begins at 9:40am no matter what booking time you choose. Details: - Visit a tropical fishing village - Hike the moderately difficult jungle/coastline trail [1.5 hours] - Visit the hidden waterfall during rainy season - Swim at the Hidden beach (fresh fruit or coco frio available for purchase) - Pass through Mariakas beach & yacht club (fresh mango & strawberry margaritas available for purchase) - See the exotic Playa de los caballos (the beach of the horses) + 3 other amazing secluded beaches - Final destination --> Hidden Beach town only accessible by hike or boat - Lunch and drinks available for purchase - Live performers, mariachis & banda - Photos with Iguana - Swimming & water activities - Return by water taxi then bus to Puerto Vallarta (Late return up to 6pm available) - Whale watching (seasonal) on water taxi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Contact: Ig: mydeztination dez@mydeztination.com See more photos + videos of this experience: Search "My Deztination" on the web and check out my blog! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - **This is a moderte-difficult hike and can be physically challenging with some stairs, rocks and beaches to climb over. Great for families Great for all ages Great for groups Great for teams Great for team building
Epic Coastline Hike to Colomitos & Las Animas
Enjoy a magical coastline hike starting from the charming fishermen town of Boca de Tomatlan to the isolated town of Las Animas, crossing several hidden beaches such as Colomitos, Madagascar, La Troza, Maraikas and El Caballo, all of them gorgeous beaches that few people know. Along the way, we will cross 5 km of tropical jungle where we might watch a variety of birds, crabs and iguanas. If we are really lucky, we might watch a stingray, a sea turtle or a whale at the sea. Swim and enjoy Colomitos and amaze yourself with a huge variety of natural landscapes while we take you some pics with our Rebel T6 Camera. Plus we can bring some Snorkeling gear (available upon request only) Enjoy a delicious breakfast from Elforoteo (My brothers' Cafe) and a Mexican Cinnamon Coffee, a cocktail or a beer at one of Las Animas' sea restaurants. You might enjoy sea food there too (optional) or have another swim. We will return back in an aquataxi back to Boca de Tomatlan. Follow us on IG, Tw or FB @ AlalibrePV! Or follow my personal account on IG, Tw, FB & Tktok at @ iandalon
I’ll be your personal photographer in PV
I will shoot you an amazing portafolio, I will take you different photos on different locations and if you give me the opportunity I will shoot you *video also if you want too we can add *drone video all in 4K and drone photography (*video has an extra cost, the same as the drone photography or drone video) tell me what you want, so I can quote you on this. This experience includes editing of photos and if you pay the extra for video it will include the edit of the video too. Other things to note: This is going to be a great opportunity for you to look amazing. So you can have several changes of clothes. Please be comfortable. Also you can pick any hour, by default I can only put one hour and at 8am is perfect for golden hour. But choose any time.
Turtle Release - Visit Turtle Camp
From the meeting point we take private vehicle to a nearby beach. After a 20 minute walk we will arrive at the turtle camp. In a tour of the facilities we will show you the different areas of the camp and the function of each one. We will carry out activities supervised by biologists to introduce you to the process of rescuing and relocating turtle nests (activity with artificial materials) To end we go to the beach to release the baby turtles in the sea! With the sunset we will see how the turtles return to their natural habitat.

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Natural Reserve 'Los Arcos Islands' by Boat & Snorkel
We meet in the old center of Puerto Vallarta and we take a public bus to Mismaloya, a beautiful town in the south of the bay. At the beach the beach we embark the boat to start our journey to ​​Los Arcos: 5 beautiful islands in a protected natural area and a sanctuary for birds! In the incredible caves we will learn about the fauna of the place, among others the great variety of birds who nest on the islands. Afterwards, the captain will take us to a special and safe area where we can snorkel and learn about the great variety of marine fauna that inhabits the place. Before returning to Vallarta we take you to an iconic place in the history of the city. Note that some days the visibility in the water can be less which can make it difficult to see the fish.
Hidden Beaches Hike, Colomitos & Snorkel
For videos and more pics: Instag: @vallartanaturetrips Fb: Puerta Vallarta Nature Trips We meet in Zona Romantica, old center of Puerto Vallarta where we take urban transport like locals do. After a pleasant 25 min ride along the coast we get off at a picturesque fisher town. Here we will start our hike following the riverbank and the sea. From there we start our ascent in the tropical forest with some amazing views! After a short hike trough the jungle we descend to our first destination: Colomitos Beach, officially the smallest beach in Mexico! After a rest and pictures we continue our path and leave the many tourist behind us to explore more hidden beaches. Here we have the opportunity to swim alone and feel in paradise. If the sea is calm, we will visit a secret place where to snorkel and observe a great diversity of fish! After this refreshing break we'll continue to our final destination and last beach: 'Playa las animas'. Here we have the option to have an incredible local seafood plate. (Not included) Last but not least we take the boat back to the fishertown where we started the hike. Here we will see the bay from a total different perspective! Minimum age: 10 years/maximum age: 60 years Distance: 3.4 km/2.1 miles
Jungle Waterfall Hike & Swim
For videos and more pics: instagram: @vallartanaturetrips facebook: Puerta Vallarta Nature Trips We will meet in the old center of Puerto Vallarta and take urban transport direction south of the city. After a 15 min drive we will get of at a bus stop and start walking in the tropical forest. You will get to know lots of different plants, animals and learn about the river. We will follow a rough path that changes depending the amount of rain that has fallen and that crosses the river multiple times. After one hour of hiking and some impressive views up in the mountains we reach the first waterfall. Here we can take pictures, rest a bit and have water and fruit. Between the rocks we have a refreshing swim between the fishes in the small lake. For the ones that are still not satisfied we take another path up until a next set of waterfalls. Minimum age: 10 years/maximum age: 60 years
Six Hidden Beaches Hike
Explore 6 hidden beaches in this incredible hike by the jungle and the coastline :) ABOUT THE HIKE: We’ll meet up at the Romantic zone. There we´ll take a sweet ride on public transportation just like the locals do. It’s a 25 min ride along the coast, where you’ll get to see most of the southern beaches of PV. *Face masks required* After the ride, we’ll get to a small fishing town where we’ll start our adventure. We’ll be hiking approx. 30 min to the smallest beach known in Mexico. *A hot spot for people visiting PV.* After a refreshing bath, we’ll make our way to the next 6 beaches including my favorite secret spot (you will love it). Finally hiking through the jungle and beaches we’ll make our way to our final destination Las Animas beach. Where you’ll get to try great seafood like you haven’t tried in PV yet. (the food in the restaurant is not included) To put the cherry on the cake we’ll make our way back by boat to where we started. On this ride, you’ll see the bay from a different perspective. Once we get to the pier, we’ll make our way back to the bus stop, to get back to society. *PLEASE READ* These hike is 2 miles although it is labeled as Moderately Strenuous hike, it will generally be challenging for an unconditioned person so please be aware before booking.
⭐ Horseback Riding & Tequila Tasting
We will head to Hacienda Dona Engracia about a 25 min drive from our meeting point. There, we will match you with a horse that suits best your ability. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the countryside and its beauty riding along the Mascota river viewing local scenery and vegetation. Bring your SWIMSUIT for the swimming pool (if river conditions permit, you may enjoy a short swim with your horse). Your guide will take photos of you along the way with your camera if you wish. After riding, we will arrive at La Dulce Vista, where you will taste our own Artisanal Boutique Tequila (Blanco, Reposado & Anejo) and our premium Pink Tequila, which are made in small batches in the city of Tequila. Afterward, we will ride back to the Hacienda where you will satisfy your appetite with a traditional Mexican LUNCH and and UNLIMITED Margaritas! (We do have vegetarian/vegan/pescatarian options for lunch) *If you're are over 220lbs/100kg let us know before booking *Minimum age to ride: 8 years old

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Turtle Release - Visit Turtle Camp
From the meeting point we take private vehicle to a nearby beach. After a 20 minute walk we will arrive at the turtle camp. In a tour of the facilities we will show you the different areas of the camp and the function of each one. We will carry out activities supervised by biologists to introduce you to the process of rescuing and relocating turtle nests (activity with artificial materials) To end we go to the beach to release the baby turtles in the sea! With the sunset we will see how the turtles return to their natural habitat.
Natural Reserve 'Los Arcos Islands' by Boat & Snorkel
We meet in the old center of Puerto Vallarta and we take a public bus to Mismaloya, a beautiful town in the south of the bay. At the beach the beach we embark the boat to start our journey to ​​Los Arcos: 5 beautiful islands in a protected natural area and a sanctuary for birds! In the incredible caves we will learn about the fauna of the place, among others the great variety of birds who nest on the islands. Afterwards, the captain will take us to a special and safe area where we can snorkel and learn about the great variety of marine fauna that inhabits the place. Before returning to Vallarta we take you to an iconic place in the history of the city. Note that some days the visibility in the water can be less which can make it difficult to see the fish.
⭐ Horseback Riding & Tequila Tasting
We will head to Hacienda Dona Engracia about a 25 min drive from our meeting point. There, we will match you with a horse that suits best your ability. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the countryside and its beauty riding along the Mascota river viewing local scenery and vegetation. Bring your SWIMSUIT for the swimming pool (if river conditions permit, you may enjoy a short swim with your horse). Your guide will take photos of you along the way with your camera if you wish. After riding, we will arrive at La Dulce Vista, where you will taste our own Artisanal Boutique Tequila (Blanco, Reposado & Anejo) and our premium Pink Tequila, which are made in small batches in the city of Tequila. Afterward, we will ride back to the Hacienda where you will satisfy your appetite with a traditional Mexican LUNCH and and UNLIMITED Margaritas! (We do have vegetarian/vegan/pescatarian options for lunch) *If you're are over 220lbs/100kg let us know before booking *Minimum age to ride: 8 years old
Hidden Beaches Hike, Colomitos & Snorkel
For videos and more pics: Instag: @vallartanaturetrips Fb: Puerta Vallarta Nature Trips We meet in Zona Romantica, old center of Puerto Vallarta where we take urban transport like locals do. After a pleasant 25 min ride along the coast we get off at a picturesque fisher town. Here we will start our hike following the riverbank and the sea. From there we start our ascent in the tropical forest with some amazing views! After a short hike trough the jungle we descend to our first destination: Colomitos Beach, officially the smallest beach in Mexico! After a rest and pictures we continue our path and leave the many tourist behind us to explore more hidden beaches. Here we have the opportunity to swim alone and feel in paradise. If the sea is calm, we will visit a secret place where to snorkel and observe a great diversity of fish! After this refreshing break we'll continue to our final destination and last beach: 'Playa las animas'. Here we have the option to have an incredible local seafood plate. (Not included) Last but not least we take the boat back to the fishertown where we started the hike. Here we will see the bay from a total different perspective! Minimum age: 10 years/maximum age: 60 years Distance: 3.4 km/2.1 miles
Exotic Boat Ride & Quimixto Waterfall
Join me on one of the most beautiful and exciting Experiences in Puerto Vallarta, and create some of the highlights of your Vacation. 1. From our meeting point we will take a public bus ride going south for about 25 min. Just like the locals do. 2. Once we get to ‘Boca de Tomatlán, a fisherman town surrounded by mountains. We’ll be taking the Water Taxi to our destination, Quimixto Town. 3. You’ll be able to lay back and enjoy one of the best rides of the bay. The boat, rides close to the shore, so you’ll be able to see most of the exotic southern beaches, while looking at the entire mountain. 4. Once in town, our first spot will be the famous waterfall 30 min from the heart of the town. With a height of about 31 mt/100 ft. (The trail can be done by Mule for extra 400 pesos) 5. Walking along the rustic/ranchero style town. We’ll discover the authenticity of this place, with its cobblestone streets, and colorful houses full of vegetation. 6. Once on the waterfall, we’ll get to swim on the refreshing pool along with the fish, have a snack and take some rest. 7. We'll visit the other part of town and go towards the Beach. 8. After we eat delicious seafood (optional) and relax on the beach. We’ll take the boat ride back, and then bus to Vallarta.
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