So you’ve found yourself recently back from spring break.. but already in need of another vacation. With so much anticipation for the summer, it’s only natural that the reality of getting back to your work & school schedule hasn’t quite sunk in yet. We’re just like you, dreamers. And Boy, do we have the perfect dreamy getaway in store. It might cause some more procrastination, but hey, Spring Break forever right?
Punta Mita is not just where the Kardashians Klan frequents or where Rihanna frolics the beach with a wine glass in hand as her main accessory (of course.) Punta Mita is the ideal tropical destination to getaway without flying somewhere across the globe. For all you Angelenos out there, flight time from LAX to Punta Mita is under 4 hours- better yet its nonstop! So, grab your carry on cocktail kit and let’s get this vacation started.
One of our Foxes recently returned to the den with a tan and nothing but great recommendations. This week we're bringing you the highlights of her tropical trip!
Before you jet off, make sure to lay out your resort wear. As you'll likely be going from pool, to beach and back to pool for a signature cocktail, your wardrobe certainly won't be too elaborate. As you find yourself packing the essentials, maxi dresses, sun hats and way more swimsuits than there are even days, make sure to complete your over all look. This means ensuring your hair always looks effortless and beachy, without going in the salty ocean water. Make sure to pack some our our travel sized trip essentials- Drybar // Mai Tai Spritzer Sea Salt Spray, Drybar // Sparkling Soda Shine Mist Mini & Herbivore // After Sun Mist to keep your glow going all night long.
Where To Stay- As this is a dreamers vacation, we suggest you stay at the St. Regis Puta Mita Resort. This resort boasts of crystal blue ocean views as far as the horizon extends, palm tree lined swimming pools, swim up bars and a wide variety of elevated amenities. Did we mention the sunsets are UNREAL? Not only are the aesthetics incredible, but the restaurants are top notch.
Where To Grab A Meal- Depending on what mood you're in, St. Regis offers guests the option to choose from bistros, bars and restaurants. These onsite locations are the Sea Breeze Resturant & Bar, for a casual vibe // Las Maritas Restaurant & Bar, for an outdoor casual drink or dining // Signature Carolina Restaurant, fine dining with a choice of indoor our outdoor seating // Mita Mary Boat Bar & Bistro, Beachy Outdoor // Altamira Cantina Gourmet Bar, ideal outdoor lounge area post beach.
Cafe Des Artistes in Puerto Vallarta is a must go to restaurant! This location offers guests an upscale version of a real life rainforest cafe (a childhood dream come true!)
Activities- No vacation that is complete without a little pampering, after all that hard work tanning on the beach and ordering room service, you deserve it. When you're in Punta Mita, make sure to treat yourself to a spa day. Fortunately, at St. Regis the Redeme Spa has everything you need, and a little more, like "diamond life infusion." Check out the spas extensive menu to fulfill your utmost desires of tranquility and long lasting relaxation.
Keep the good vibes going, head to the beach to channel your inner yogi- do a headstand or two while you watch the sunsets beguiling colors paint an everlasting image before your eyes.
There's simply nothing like a nice boat tour with some of the most spectacular views. Hop on one of the local boats to cruise around the island with some of your favorite friends, family or loved ones. Make sure to hold tight to your phone as those selfies wont be looking so good from 60ft below.
Whether your trip is in the near future, or semi unrealistic at this stage in your life- make sure to follow our guide or just check it out for some inspiration! Punta Mita is the ideal destination for a fun girls trip, romantic getaway, or a place to bring the whole family. With a wide variety of amenities, theres something for everyone.