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Come and experience our Mexican cuisine, culture, and traditions in the most Mexican month! During September, The Villa Group celebrates national holidays with the "Taste of Mexico", a new program with countless all-inclusive resort activities for everyone. This cultural, culinary experience includes various buffets, parties, and theme nights, as well as special activities, cooking classes, games, and many family activities. If you prefer to book only a room, then you can enjoy the "Taste of Mexico" at a special price.
Taco Festival

This event is more than a festival, it's more like taco heaven. Get a taste of Mexico with our taco buffet & pastor tacos freshly made on a vertical skewer, and much more. Eat to your heart's desire and have some refreshing drinks or non-alcoholic beverages while enjoying live music and a guitarist.

Come for the culture, stay for the fun! Enjoy theme nights with a live Mariachi band and Mexican folkloric dancers. It isn't a Mexican party without a carousel of margaritas and a buffet of an assortment of popular Mexican food and snacks. Let's get this Mexican party started!

Nothing like trying new food at a festival! Our Mole Festival features a buffet of different styles, colors, and flavors of moles from different regions of Mexico, refreshing drinks, and non-alcoholic beverages. Don't miss our live performances by a saxophonist and cellist from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Calling all ceviche lovers! Our Ceviche Festival features a buffet of different types of ceviches based on the traditions of different Mexican states plus refreshing beverages and delicious mixes. A culinary experience like never before! And from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, enjoy a live saxophone performance.

This exquisite dish consists of poblano chile stuffed with picadillo, topped with walnut cream, parsley, and pomegranate, which together symbolize the three colors of the Mexican flag. Enjoy this Mexican dish with typical non-alcoholic refreshing drinks and live marimba music from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

A seafood festival is like heaven to seafood lovers. There are so many ways to prepare fish and seafood that you'll be amazed by this seafood selection. There's even a zarandeado-style buffet with its respective side dishes and refreshing beverages. Plus a live tropical band from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

A very important part of Mexican gastronomy is its tasty broths and stews. Enjoy a delicious buffet with typical dishes such as pozole, birria, and barbecue, accompanied by typical soft drinks and live music by a Trio band from Veracruz from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Mixology Class
Learn how to prepare your favorite tequila or mezcal drinks and cocktails from Puerto Vallarta's best bartenders. From traditional margaritas and palomas to typical bar-made cocktails using tropical fruits and novelty drinks such as mezcal martinis with cucumber, and other delicious recipes.
The art of making a good salsa as it was done in ancient Mexican cuisine requires a special tool: the molcajete. Our chefs will teach you how to grind the ingredients of your salsa in this artifact that was already used by our ancestors to achieve the ideal consistency and balanced flavor.

When it comes to Mexican cuisine, guacamole always comes to mind. Attend this food prep class where you'll learn how to prepare authentic Mexican guacamole. Although it is very simple to make, the precise proportion of ingredients is key to obtaining the true taste of Mexico.

Learn how to prepare your favorite Mexican dishes at Villa del Palmar and then relive your culinary experience at home. This class is part of the special activities you'll have access to at this Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort when you book the Taste of Mexico package for your vacation.

Sometimes you don't realize how important stretching is until your joints don't bend like they used to. Stretching keeps your muscles flexible, healthy, and strong. Let our expert trainers bend you back into shape while you stretch, heal, and glow. All levels of flexibility are welcomed.
Do you do it standing up or kneeling? Either way is quite fun once you hop on that paddle board and set off to sea. A fun way to reduce stress while working on your balance. And if you don't know how to do it, someone from our animation team will gladly teach you how to do it in a pool.

Have fun playing this sport that combines elements of tennis, paddle, badminton, and ping pong. If you've never played it, it's easy to learn and fun to play. This is one of the special activities you will enjoy as part of the taste of Mexicoall inclusive program. Are you ready to play? 

Mini golf is one of the family activities that never goes out of fashion. Challenge your friends and family to see who gets the most holes in one. No matter who wins, you're sure to have a fun time on vacation at our Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort

The pool is where the competition is at! Grab your friends and we’ll get the ball, and let the best team win. Diving for a ball to make the ultimate save gets even more exhilarating knowing the water will break your fall. Will you play in the next game or come cheer on the teams?

Kayaking is another great way to reduce stress and improve mental health. So get ready for a real treat when you join a kayak tour to see parts of the beautiful ocean. It’s one of those unique activities that each time you go out it's a new adventure. You never know what beauty you might kayak by.

This fun game is a classic game at our Puerto Vallarta all-inclusive resort. Choose your donkey and cheer it as you progress on the court. Dices are being thrown and the number that comes out is the donkey that will advance. The winner takes a large percentage of what is collected from entries. 

Piñata Workshop
Everyone loves a piñata at a party! Imagine all the creative designs you can make for your kids and family when you get back home. Piñatas may seem complicated to make but with the right tools and instructor, it’s quite a fun activity and even more so to hit until it's opened and raining treats.
This fun class allows you to design and create unique bracelets using different materials and techniques. Make personalized bracelets or souvenirs for your loved ones to remember your vacation in Mexico. And being made by you makes it even more special. Make something lovely, for the ones you love.
Come shake your groove thing while getting your cardio workout in. Moving to the beats of merengue, flamenco, and salsa music feels more like a dance party than a workout, which is why Zumba is so appealing and popular. This vibrant Latin-inspired dance workout will have you sweaty but full of life.
While Bingo is mostly a game of luck, its competitiveness can become intense but exhilarating. People get so enthralled and engaged in this fast-paced game as they try to find the numbers as fast as they’re being said. Can you keep up? Remember to scream BINGO once you have all 5 numbers in a row.
It’s quite pleasing to communicate with locals using their language even if it’s as basic as ordering food and asking for the bill. Language classes can be hard but they are fun too. Our instructors are ready to teach you common Mexican expressions, grammar, and relevant vocabulary. ¿Estás listo?
Playing the most famous Mexican card game is a must-do when in Mexico. It is quite similar to bingo but instead of numbers, you’re using Spanish words. Each card has 16 pictures and words that may be called in any order. Once a player hears all 16 words on their card, they scream LOTERIA! to win.

Are you knowledgeable of Mexico, its culture, and our destination to participate in these hotel activities? Enjoy the thrill of answering hotel trivia as our animation team asks guests questions and rewards those who come closest to the correct answer with a bottle of tequila or a gift certificate. 

Whether it's a casino night or a quick game with friends, Blackjack is a thrilling game of strategy enjoyed by both experts and novices. The rules are simple, in fact, while some expert players win through strategy, for some novices, the odds are in their favor to win using mere luck!
Another one of our special activities where you can win a prize! The goal is for you to guess data related to a person or object, such as age, weight, measure, or amount of something the animation staff has chosen. The guest with the most accurate answer is the winner. Take a guess and win big!
Casino Night

Whether you're a strategic player or like to gamble or not, try your luck on casino night where we'll start with some Blackjack games, then play the Mexican Loteria and end the night with an exciting Bingo game. You’ll love being a part of these special activities, plus each winner wins a prize! 

On theme nights at our Puerto Vallarta all inclusive resort, dance the night away at this fun beach party that incorporates elements of oriental culture. There are dance shows, acrobatics, and amazing fire juggling during the party. Experience the east even though you’re vacationing in the Pacific! 

There’s no better way to let down your hair than Karaoke. Pick your favorite track or choose a Spanish song to make it a challenge. Have everyone rocking out to your Karaoke performance. Every star needs fans, so even if you don't plan to sing, it's fun to cheer on those with the courage to do it.

It’s the last call before showtime! Are you a Broadway show fanatic? This is one of our guests' favorite family activities. Our talented animation team performs in live shows that are divided into two parts, the first with 2 children's shows and the second one with performances for the whole family.

It’s the last call before showtime! Are you a Broadway show fanatic? This is one of our guests' favorite family activities. Our talented animation team performs in live shows that are divided into two parts, the first with 2 children's shows and the second one with performances for the whole family.

Most people enjoy watching movies because it's one of the fun family activities that you can do while at home or on vacation. At Villa del Palmar, we pride ourselves on creating special activities for families to spend time together. So, grab some popcorn and get ready for the best movie night! 

See Elvis perform his best songs again during this incredible musical. The show is based on the artistic life of American singer Elvis Presley, who is considered the King of Rock to date, even after his death in the 70s. Come rock the house to his greatest hits on some of our exciting theme nights.
Pirate’s patch

This is another one of our hotel activities that help spark creativity and imagination. The little ones will create their own pirate patch with foam, elastic material, scissors, and markers while our Kids' Club team guides them. You can be sure that they will be happy to wear their patch!

The eye of God is a handicraft that the Huicholes manufactured as an amulet of protection. It is a wooden cross covered by fabrics of thread that form colorful figures. Learn how to do it with your own hands; it will be a nice decoration in your home or a meaningful gift for your friends.

Let your children discover the artist in them! Nothing like giving them brushes and watercolors to let their creativity fly as they surprise you with their creations. In addition to having fun, the little ones find a form of expression that is good for their minds. It is part of your all inclusive!

Children enjoy beach activities like building sand castles. They can spend hours doing it without noticing the time. They dig, gather sand, and shape their castles. How many towers will it have? Will there be a moat around and a bridge at the entrance? The only limit is their imagination!

There are so many family activities you can do at Villa del Palmar and playing board games is one of them. Whether in a small or large group, this all inclusive resort has plenty of board games to have the best games night on vacation. Become the champion of UNO, Monopoly, Scrabble, and many more!

Why get a store-bought souvenir when the ultimate souvenir would be to make a personalized, handmade picture frame. Nothing makes a picture more perfect than finding the right frame to showcase it at home. An unforgettable moment in a frame designed by your kids. Simply picture perfect!
This is another one of the special activities we have for children. The Kids’ Club provides participants with materials to make their own chef hats. Once finished, they will make a pizza and then a mini-parade to take it to the oven. Finally, they'll eat it while having fun with their new friends.

This is one of the hotel activities that cater to the little ones and where their imagination will soar. The Kids Club provides your children with materials to create their own crazy hats, giving them the freedom to be as creative as they want. Then the winning hat is chosen via a public vote.

In addition to encouraging children's creativity, this activity helps them to become aware of the conservation of the environment. Their instructor emphasizes the importance of taking care of the planet while they make portrait and pencil holders, or figures using recyclable materials.
Your kids will love this activity. Carried out by the Kids Club team, the treasure hunt has several clues that pirates will provide and the children will have to find them throughout the hotel. The child with the most deciphered clues gets a prize. You’ll see them running from one place to another!
This interesting game of balance is where guests (adult or child) climb onto a paddle board while two persons hold the board at each end. The winner is the person with the longest balance time. Test your ability to keep the balance with this fun activity and see if you can beat the record.

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