So many foreigners flock to the Bay of Banderas every year to enjoy savings on wellness practices, medical tourism, affordable groceries and a quality of life that is rarely found anywhere else in the world. Here are some stay-young tips that everyone can enjoy when travelling to Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta Health Tips
Enjoy the Ocean Water
Swim in the ocean as much as possible. Salt water purifies the skin and is known in some parts of the world to be an integral element of beauty regimes that detoxify and promote cell growth. Swimming in the ocean also lowers stress and depression, offers excellent muscle resistance while you enjoy an endorphin kick.
With tropical fruits available on every corner, and at outrageously low prices, in Puerto Vallarta you can find yourself leaving the market with an overflowing bag of fresh produce for under 5 dollars. Step away from ordinary apples oranges and bananas and try the exotic fruits like guanabana, yaka, passion fruit, a dozen varieties of mangos, star fruit and lychees.
Seafood is abundant affordable and very nutritious in Puerto Vallarta. Seafood can be purchased at various local open air markets throughout the bay or you can even buy the catch of the day right off the beach. Try eating raw too Mexicans cook seafood (shellfish and fish) marinating in green lime juice which actually is a cooking process. The result….. Delicious ceviches and sashimis.
Yoga, pilates, gyms, cross fit, beach boot camps or the municipal stadium. Puerto Vallarta boasts dozens of exercise venues for all tastes and health conditions. Whether you are a fitness guru and demand the best of equipment and trilingual instructors or you just like to jog around a track with the local community, Puerto Vallarta is an exercise paradise.
Watching animals in their natural habitat is a way to wellness. Seeing beautiful beasts in their own environment can take years off of one’s life just due to the experience that is enlightening. Try the bird watching tour or the hikes at the resort and get in touch with nature.
Puerto Vallarta is a place where you can heal and be reborn. Fall in love with yourself again. Spend a day a week or a lifetime in the Bay of Banderas where the fountain of youth……and health are celebrated, every day.