Finding Wellness Serenity on the Beaches of Banderas Bay
Travel Pulse
Some believe that the perfect vacation is reconnecting with yourself. Wellness getaways, as a result, are gaining in popularity, and the gorgeous beach town of Puerto Vallarta is one of the leaders in this space.

Best Brain Tips for a Healthier, Happier Life in 2024
The Washington Post
Even relatively small, simple changes to our daily routine or mind-set can have meaningful, positive effects on mental health and well-being in both the short and long term.

Lack of Ambulances in Puerto Vallarta Is a Critical Problem
Vallarta Independiente
Puerto Vallarta, with a population of more than 290,000 inhabitants and an important flow of tourists, faces a lack of ambulances. Recent accidents highlight the need to improve emergency medical services in the area.

How Activists in Mexico Are Helping People in the U.S. Access Abortion
Here & Now
Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with STAT’s Olivia Goldhill about a group of activists in Mexico helping people from the U.S. access abortion.

Why Science Needs to Get Behind Effective Natural Medicine
In this quick talk, physician and entrepreneur Jeff Chen offers a path to affordable, effective natural medicines — for everyone.

Mexico’s Battle Against Preventable Lung Cancer Puffs Up
Mexico faces a rising tide of lung cancer, with 9,000 new cases yearly. Horacio Tovalín Ahumada calls for stricter measures, screening programs, and a united front to combat this preventable health crisis.

Cannabis for Seniors: Why Older Adults Are Opting for Medical Marijuana
The New York Times
Older people are using cannabis more than ever. Here’s what to know about its potential medicinal benefits and side effects as we age.

Cancer Survivors, Patients Defy Odds to Climb Highest Peak in Mexico
Agence France-Presse
Ximena Gutierrez is one of a group of more than a dozen young French and Mexican cancer survivors and patients climbing Orizaba in freezing temperatures as part of the French-led charity ‘Summits of Hope’.

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Health and WellnessFrom activities like hiking, swimming, bike riding and yoga, to restaurants offering healthy menus, Vallarta-Nayarit is the ideal place to continue - or start - your healthy lifestyle routine.

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Banderas Bay offers 34 miles of incomparable coastline in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, and home to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's many great destinations.