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ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

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ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

Hi we are going to Mexico in November, mixed group, and were originally looking at Now Amber PV, but just been reading up about Ixtapa. Seems it might be warmer in November and has better beaches than PV. Also have been to PV and loved it but thought might try some where different.

Want a nice resort with nice rooms pools and beach, possible AI as some of the group will want to stay in and eat most nights while others will want to go out and explore and eat out.

Thoughts suggestions of which hotel/resort is better? One slightly spoilt single lady as well so trying to please her too, she wants five star we are happy with three + so perhaps something to suit all.

Lewiston, California
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1. Re: ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

In November the temp difference is negligible. Now January/February it often makes a difference.

BC
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2. Re: ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

Yeah, January in Zihua is WAY better than Puerto Vallarta. I won't make that mistake again of going to PV in January, as it was cold that year.

One thing I noticed about Zihua, don't know about the bigger places in Ixtapa, though, is that high season prices in Zihua don't start till December.

In PV high season starts in November, so you pay the higher prices right from November 1 in most (probably all) places.

So you might want to look into that aspect, too.

Madison, Wisconsin
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3. Re: ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

AI's in this order Sunscape - Barcelo - Presidente (oceanfront rooms only) - Park Royal - Krystal - and for the budget minded Tesoro (oceanview rooms).

Illinois
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4. Re: ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

At the Kystal, AI is optional so some of your group could opt out if they want to go out for dinner every night (which I highly recommend).

5. Re: ixtapa or PV November 2013 + hotel choice

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