Category: Beaches

5 Places You Must Visit in San Carlos, Mexico

5 Places You Must Visit... San Carlos is a large subdivision of the city of Guaymas in the state of Sonora, Mexico. It is located nearly 14 miles from the Guaymas city center, and sits on the Gulf of California. Small and independent, with just 7,000 residents, San Carlos has long been a favorite among American tourists, thanks to the... Read More »

Baby Turtles in Bucerias, Nayarit

baby sea turtle on the beach in Bucerias, Nayarit Story by Al Barrus, photos by Jan Critchfield My three days in Puerto Vallarta (PV) were unforgettable. However, there's more to the Bahia de Banderas (or Bay of Flags) than PV. I figured that the whole bay was part of the Mexican State of Jalisco, but the tropical bahia is split equally among two states:... Read More »

My Trip to Puerto Vallarta: Part 1

My Trip to Puerto Vallarta:... Recently, my wife and I had the opportunity to visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I have been all over Mexico, but never to the South West Coast. I have to say it was a great experience. While I will reserve the stories of lounging at the beach and pool, drinking virgin piña coladas, or pitching my... Read More »