Puerto Vallarta Warnings and Dangers

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    Steps to Buffet Restaurant "Bosque"
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  • 1. Health/Safety

    Make sure that when you bring children, they are always with an adult. The swimming pools at the hotels here don't have life guards on them! Also, the beaches have strong currents and not actually...

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  • 2. Legal

    We did not have a problem driving in the area and in the remote locations we visited, but this is something that our car rental agency warned us about when we got the car. If you are stopped by the...

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  • 3. Attractions

    One thing I did not do (and learned my lesson!) was to check with the guys at the reception desk of our hotel before going to Chino's Paradise. I just relied on the information provided in the...

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  • 4. Financial/Shopping

    the people in the downtown open market and the stores will take dollars, but they don't give you a particularly good exchange rate. it is easier just to arrive on a price in pesos and then get pesos...

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  • 5. ROCKY BEACH

    The Beach at Grand Palladium was more than disappointing , it was very ROCKY. More than once, I saw a swimmer going into the water and coming out limping as...

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  • 6. SO MANY STAIRS

    Yes, I read the reviews about this place having so many stairs, but I thought "How bad can it be?" There were steps to our rooms - there were steps to the adult...

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  • 7. Topes and cobblestones

    Puerto Vallarta and the state of Jalisco seem to be in love with cobblestones and speed bumps. Topes is apparently Spanish for speed bumps. They have speed...

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  • 8. Sore Nipples?

    I added this tip all in good humor. But in all seriousness if you spend a lot of time on the boggy board, in the salt water, in extreme heat, your chest rubs...

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  • 9. Hurricanes!

    I travelled to Puerto Vallarta in November and just missed a major hurricane in the city. I found some pictures online just before I left of the famous Malecon,...

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  • 10. Everybody is sharing the roads...

    Roads in Mexico are shared by everybody: cars, buses, cows, horses, etc. You need to drive very careful especially when you go to remote locations or to small...

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  • 11. Watch out for speed bumps

    You have to keep your eyes open for speed bumps when driving. Not all of them are easily visible since they are the same color as the asphalt. Just don't drive...

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  • 12. Don't be a macho macho man!

    This is a funny story I can' t help but tell to get some digs in at my brother in law Jamie. Jamie is the type of guy that works out a big and right into sports...

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  • 13. Due to Puerto Vallarta being...

    Due to Puerto Vallarta being in a tropical rainforest zone, there's definitely an abundance of wildlife crawling around. For instance, iguanas and geckos were...

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  • 14. We experienced a few...

    We experienced a few 'friendly' locals, who were very (almost TOO) persistant in befriending us and wanting to do us 'favors'. In trying to give them the...

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