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First trip to Mexico-- Where to go?

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First trip to Mexico-- Where to go?

Cancun, Los Cabos, Puerta Vallarta? Married couple in our 40s. Looking for a relaxing time with the opportunity for a bit of adventure. Would like to be able to swim in the ocean, not just the pool, and go snorkeling at least once or maybe kayaking. Interested in historical/cultural sites. We're not the type to never leave the resort. Love a great margarita but don't party or go to clubs and aside from a souvenir or two, not interested in shopping. We would probably pick a taco stand over Senor Frogs any day. We walk a lot and enjoy doing a bit of exploring on our own. Ambivalent about an all-inclusive. Love the idea of no hassle breakfast or lunch, but worried that we will get bored with the resort restaurants and we love finding good food in a new place. Some of the perks at the large resorts are attractive-- swim up bar, infinity pool, etc. But we are also not overly fond of crowds. Wondering about an adults only resort or a smaller hotel? We don't necessarily need a four star hotel. Really, really, really don't want to be where music will keep us up all night. Also don't want to be hounded by time-share salespeople and vendors. Two possibilities for this year: July and November. Travelling from Seattle so flights to Cabo and Puerta Vallarta are cheaper.

Thanks in advance for any advice you can give us!

Edited: 21 April 2012, 04:17
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1. Re: First trip to Mexico-- Where to go?

Hi mountuhngirl

This is the collector country forum and has few readers. I suggest that you post in each of the three forums where you might like to visit, but post in the active Cabo San Lucas forum rather than the collector Los Cabos one.

There is a large group of TripAdvisor folks heading to Cabo in late October / early November. Read the threads on the Cabo forum about the Black & Green Tournament to learn more.

Good luck making the best decision for your vacation!

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2. Re: First trip to Mexico-- Where to go?

PNWF,

Thank you for the tip. I don't really know what a collector forum is, but I will post on the location specific boards.

jb

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