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Romance is in the Air in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico's Newest Paradise

Whether It’s a Romantic Escape, Honeymoon, Wedding, Anniversary or Re-affirmation, Mexico’s Newest Paradise is the Place to be in Love

Selecting a romantic spot for an unforgettable wedding or a romantic interlude? Looking for the perfect place to honeymoon or celebrate a special anniversary? Is it time to reaffirm the love of a lifetime? There is no better place than Mexico’s newest paradise, Riviera Nayarit on the Pacific Coast. This fabulous destination has all the prerequisite romantic attributes including 100 miles of golden sand beaches and palm trees, charming seaside towns and villages, and luxury resorts.

Book the following romantically-themed packages to get away from it all – all packages are subject to availability:

Apple Vacations is offering a Honeymoon package with all the trimmings at Vallarta Palace including four nights accommodations, all-inclusive meal plan, round-trip airport transfers, bottle of sparkling wine, fruit basket in-room, two t-shirts, romantic candlelight dinner, $25 voucher towards one round of golf per adult, per stay, and a $25 voucher towards cart rental. The package also includes tours of the region like horseback riding at Rancho Pancho and the Sunset Cruise. For golf couples can select from three courses: Vista Nicklaus, Vista Weiskopf and Marina Vallarta. The package is available from August 1 – December 15, 2007, with rates beginning USD $589 per person based on double occupancy inclusive of hotel taxes. Guests must show proof of marriage when checking-in to the hotel. To book these packages please contact your local travel agent or visit Apple Vacations' website at

Funjet Vacations is offering a romantic honeymoon and wedding getaway package which includes four nights accommodations in a superior deluxe room at the Vallarta Palace and all-inclusive meal plan. Rates for the packages begin at USD $574 per person based on double occupancy. As part of the honeymoon package, guests will receive a bottle of sparkling wine, fruit basket, romantic candlelight dinner for two, two complimentary t-shirts and late check out until 6:00 p.m.

Wedding couples will have access to a wedding gazebo and a Justice of Peace with wedding and license certificates provided. As part of the wedding arrangements, guests will be provided with domestic champagne during the ceremony (maximum four bottles), complimentary dinner for wedding party at select restaurants only, candlelight dinner for bride and groom with special menu, continental breakfast in-bed (morning and after wedding) for guests, red carpeted walkway for the ceremony, fruit baskets and sparkling wine in rooms for wedding party guests with late check-out until 3:00 p.m. for bride and groom.

The package is valid from August 19 - December 12, 2007. Reservations must be confirmed at the time of booking and proof of marriage may be required at check-in. To book this package please visit or contact your preferred travel agent.

GOGO Worldwide Vacations is featuring a honeymoon romance package which includes a five nights escape to Riviera Nayarit and accommodations at the all-inclusive Vallarta Palace. The package also includes complimentary welcome fruit basket, bottle of sparkling wine, two t-shirts, a romantic candlelit dinner and late check-out. Also included in the package is access to an exclusive “honeymooner’s desk” to plan one’s activities and unlimited tours of the area like the Sunset Tour, Canal Boat Ride and a horseback riding tour. The package is valid September 1 – December 23, 2007. Rates begin at USD$725 per person based on double occupancy. To book this package, please contact your Carlson Wagonlit Travel expert at 1-800-213-9319 or visit

NWA WorldVacation’s honeymoon package includes three nights accommodations at the Vallarta Palace, all-inclusive meal plan, round-trip airport transfers, fruit basket in-room, bottle of sparkling wine, romantic candlelight dinner, two t-shirts and late check-out until 6 p.m. The package is available through December 23, 2007, with rates beginning at USD$467 per person based on double occupancy. Guests must show proof of marriage when checking-in to the hotel. To book this package visit, call 1-800-800-1504 or contact your local travel agent.

Vallarta Palace offers stunning amenities for couples especially weddings and its beautiful gazebo overlooks the ocean offering bride and bridegrooms the opportunity to stage their dream wedding. Beautifully designed with a modern look and style, the all-inclusive 348-room Vallarta Pallace offers deluxe guest rooms most with ocean views, double Jacuzzis, turndown service and 24-hour room service. Rooms are also equipped with marble baths, separate shower and tub, Farouk® bath amenities and digital safes (laptop size). The hotel offers four restaurants, a snack bar and three bars including Bugambilias, specializing in Mexican cuisine, Mar Intimo offering Italian dishes, the Brazilian inspired La Fiesta and Asian dishes at elegant MoMoNoHana.

The resort also provides two large outdoor swimming pools, two outdoor Jacuzzis, a children’s pool, a dive pool for scuba diving demonstrations and lessons, beach volleyball court, tennis court, half-court basketball, seven-hole pitch and putt golf, fitness center, sauna and steam bath and beauty salon. For more information on Vallarta Palace please visit

About Riviera Nayarit
Riviera Nayarit is Mexico’s newest travel destination stretching along 100 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by spectacular mountains which unfolds minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport. Mostly undeveloped, the destination extends from the resorts of Nuevo Vallarta to the historic, colonial town of San Blas, including exclusive Punta Mita and the spectacular Banderas Bay. The region features luxury resorts and eco-tourism boutique hotels, world-renowned surfing, four professional golf courses, rare native wildlife including sea turtles and tropical birds, mountain and island adventures, shopping for local artwork and traditional Huichol handicrafts, charming fishing towns and miles of serene beaches. For more information, visit