Turtle Season

Puerto Vallarta, Turtle release. Every summer in late June or early July the turtle eggs begin to hatch and the baby turtles crawl out of the buried nest in the sandy beaches and start walking towards the ocean. The mother turtles arrive approx 45 days earlier to lay their eggs in the sand, and from then on the babies are on their own. Sadly there are people who dig up the eggs to sell and of course there are natural preditors who threaten the eggs prior to hatching. Years ago the Puerto Vallarta Casa Magna Resort and hotel wanted to remove the turtle eggs to make space for guests to use the beach and the built a Turtle Egg Nursery nearby. Ironically they found the caregiving of the eggs and subsequent baby turtle release to be one of the best Public Relations plans they could have dreamed of. Now known for their ecological friendly program and massive baby turtle release program, the hotel attracts thousands of people who come to release the baby turtles into the sea. Now many other resorts are involved as well with the help of professional marine biologists. The Olive Ridley or Pacific Ridley Sea Turtle is one of the most well known species and grows to an impressive size of 2 feet in length for the shell alone and up to 100 lbs. and have been considered threatened for many years. There are several great websites for more information check out See Turtles, Sea Turtle Conservancy, National Geographic, N.E.S.T the Network for endangered Sea Turtles
Puerto Vallarta is well known as a natural wonder come and check out some of the many wonderful natural excursions and explore.
For more information see the below data from Banderas News.
It’s a unique educational opportunity, as the resort’s recreational staff takes the opportunity to familiarize participants with the Olive Ridley turtle, explaining their life cycle and physical characteristics, while creating environmental awareness and encouraging others to help save them.
Afterwards, participants are invited to name the turtles, wish them luck and set them free. The turtles are returned to the sea at the edge of the resort’s beach, where some of them will return a decade later to start the process all over again. For more information, call 322-226-0000 or 1-800-228-9290 FREE toll free from the US and Canada.
There are also a number of ecological groups that run turtle camps and nurseries in the greater Banderas Bay area, where you can help newborn turtles through the first steps of their lives. Among them are: Campamentos Tortugueros Puerto Vallarta, a 2 km stretch of beach from Playa de Oro to Playa los Tules in the northern part of Puerto Vallarta; and, in Riviera Nayarit, Grupo Ecologico de la Costa Verde’s Marine Turtle Nursery, Platanitos Turtle Camp and Grupo Ecologico de Nayarit’s Playa el Naranjo.
During the summer and fall months, travelers can volunteer or go on tours of these nurseries and nesting sites to learn about the fascinating life cycle of sea turtles for just one night or by participating in a two-month-long volunteer project, subject to availability. For more information, visit project-tortuga.org.
Before the development of programs such as these, only 40% of the eggs that were laid along the shores of Banderas Bay survived, but today, thanks to programs such as these, almost 96% of the eggs deposited are incubated successfully.
Everyone is invited to come and witness this wonder of nature, while participating in the conservation of endangered marine turtles. Without a doubt, to be in such close contact with nature is an unforgettable experience for all ages.
Luxury Vacation villa in
The Villa experience, is completely different then a resort or hotel experience. When you rent a private luxury vacation villa, you do not stand in line to check in, instead a charming staff meet you at the door with cold scented towels and a bottle of cold water. They carry your luggage and serve fresh margaritas, with guacamole, salsa and chips as a welcome snack from the owner. When you stay In a vacation rental villa it is a more personal intimate experience and a more authentic experience where the staff greet you by name each morning and know what you like in your coffee, and are happy to who you how to make Chilre Relleno, so your experience is more what it would be like to live in Puerto Vallarta. Renting vacation villas is becoming more popular all over the world. In Puerto Vallarta we feel the experience is made unique by the staff, who personalize the service to your preferences. As the chef for a cooking lesson, learn the names of the flowers in the garden from the charming houseman.
If you have never rented a private vacation villa before you will never want to stay in a hotel again. A luxury villa with staff offers all the service of a hotel with privacy, if you want music there is music, if you want to eat breakfast in your pajamas it is your house. For more information about renting a luxury villa or private home or assistance planning your vacation or next getaway or Mexican holiday please contact us at Beston Properties , we offer the finest Luxury Villa Vacation Rental Accommodations in the Puerto Vallarta and Punta Mita area. We are one of the few luxury villa rental and vacation accomodations agencies actually located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. We offer personal concierge service and or selection of private rental homes and Condos offer a full range of services and luxury amenities from a full staff including chef and a concierge to organize any tours, spa services in the home or Car Rental. We have offices located in Puerto Vallarta and have all the local information from Vallarta weather and maps. All of their agents are personally familiar with each of the accommodations, amenities and staff to help you find the best rental property in Puerto Vallarta. Our concierge services will be happy to give you information on the best restaurants for dining out in Puerto Vallarta we can make reservations and give you directions. We have all the most current information to guide you for your holiday in Puerto Vallarta from our daily weather report to maps and directions… The concierge from Beston Properties is happy to arrange activities from Golfing, to zip lines and boat cruises with any tour company including Vallarta Adventures, one of the most popular companies in Banderas Bay. We represent the best quality of homes for rent by owners who care about your comfort and hope you return for many years of unforgettable Mexican holidays. For more information check out our luxury accommodations.
Many travelers have never considered a private home for vacation accomodations, but the popularity is increasing and experts say it is at 10% of the potential for vacation rentals and growing fast. If you have never considered the advantages for the experience, quality of accomodations and value you should consider the option. Puerto Vallarta has become a very popular destination in Mexico and is attracting more American investors from Starbucks Coffee opening a 3RD location in the historic Downtown, 5h in the area, to Bill Gates investing 320 million US dollars in the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, just a short drive from Puerto Vallarta. Check out the website VisitPuertoVallarta to seem some amazing photos of this magical vacation destination

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