As children, Christmas vacation ideas are filled with tables decked with glistening turkeys and piled with cookies, packages wrapped with bows under the tree, and moments spent with family around the house. However, adults know that the holidays aren’t always such picture-perfect moments. Shopping, cooking, and wrapping add stress to the holiday season, but this year, you can escape the chaos on a family Christmas vacation to Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta. Here, you can experience a traditional Mexican posada, classic holiday traditions, and New Years activities, creating warm family memories as you spend the days together. Let these six reasons to spend the holidays at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta inspire your family vacation.
While many Christmas vacation ideas are about trying something new, you won’t have to miss out on holiday classics. When you take a family Christmas vacation to Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta, each day will be filled with classic Christmas activities for families to join in on, like caroling, holiday crafts, and writing letters to Santa. One of the most memorable Christmas party activities is the tree lighting, kicking off the holiday season on December 2. The activity planners design these Christmas activities for families to create lifelong memories that continue classic traditions.
This year’s Christmas party activities may look a little different when you attend the traditional Mexican posada at Villa del Palmar. Across the country, posadas parties are held for families, friends, and coworkers in the days leading up to Christmas, celebrations filled with authentic Mexican food, music, and laughter. Sip ponche, Mexican punch, and dance to mariachi music before watching kids break open the Christmas pinata during a traditional Mexican posada in Puerto Vallarta
Christmas Eve dinners usually feature hams, turkeys, casseroles, and dinner rolls, but taking a family Christmas vacation to Mexico gives you the opportunity to see how people in other cultures celebrate the season. For Christmas Eve dinner at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta, your family will be treated to traditional Mexican favorites, and as moms and dads sip Mexican holiday punch, kids can watch the Christmas pageant and hit the pinata. A mariachi band playing carols sets the tone for an evening focused on joy, love, and family. Even when you can’t take holiday vacations, your family can continue this warm tradition of authentic Mexican food on Christmas Eve.
Christmas Day at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta is filled with magic. After waking up with an ocean view on their holiday vacations, kids are invited to carol throughout the hotel before the big Christmas dinner, spreading holiday cheer to all who hear. That evening, dig into a full Christmas buffet with traditional turkey and classic sides. One of the best reasons to have Christmas dinner at Villa del Palmar is that you can avoid the stress of cooking and cleaning, putting your focus on laughing with your kids and feeling the spirit of the holidays. As you eat, a live show and open bar make this festive evening one of the best Christmas activities for families.
There’s no better way to start your new year than on vacation. In the warm, vibrant Mexican culture, New Years activities are more lively and colorful. Raise a glass of tequila, watch the fireworks, and countdown: “Tres, dos, uno!” Mingle with other vacationers and dance the night away at Villa del Palmar. These New Years activities will start your year off with a bang.
In Mexico, the Christmas party activities last into January. One of the traditional celebrations is Dia de Reyes, the Three Wise Men, on January 6. Before saying goodbye to Puerto Vallarta, join the staff of Villa del Palmar for rosca de reyes, a traditional cake with a plastic toy baby hidden inside. If you find the baby in your slice of cake, tradition says that you’ll have to return in February to provide the tamales at the next party.
Let these Christmas vacation ideas brighten up your December as you trade the icy streets of the north for the sandy beaches of Mexico. Come celebrate family, hope, and joy this season with holiday vacations at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta