Will you be bringing your children with you on your vacation to Puerto Vallarta? If you are, you may be curious if there are activities for children in Banderas Bay. Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful coastal town located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico in Banderas Bay. There, each year thousands of people come to enjoy a vacation, because the climate is great and they have some of the best beaches in Mexico. Plus, Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding towns are home to tons of natural beauty, art galleries, shopping, and excellent restaurant options. Also, the entire family loves relaxing on the beach or poolside, which is very kid-friendly. If you are wanting to enjoy a Puerto Vallarta vacation soon, then check out Villa La Estancia resort in the peaceful neighborhood of Nuevo Vallarta. Until then, read below to learn about the numerous activities for children in Banderas Bay.

Puerto Vallarta Water Parks Activity

Next, no Puerto Vallarta vacation can be complete without spending a day at one of the waterparks in the area. Splash and Aquaventuras Water Park is just north of Puerto Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit. This water park has a large lazy river, several water slides, and other fun water playing features. You can even swim with dolphins too. Splash Water Park is another water park that has several pools, and a pirate ship pool specially designed for kids. They have serpentine slides and a tiki bar for the adults. The water parks also have sea lion and seal shows where you and your family can interact with them as well. Both water parks are located just a few minutes drive from Villa La Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta.

Beach day at the water park

Trampoline Jumping Activity

Thirdly, in the Galerias Shopping Mall is Jumping Time, which is where you can take your kids to go trampoline jumping. Let them burn off some of their extra energy by jumping till their hearts are content. Jumping Time Center has numerous trampolines along with cushioned areas for kids of all ages to jump safely. Your kids will need to wear socks, so bring socks or you can also buy a pair of socks for just a few dollars. The Jumping Time Center also has board games and video games for kids that are older. The mall has a small train that goes around the mall. Your kids can ride for thirty minutes or an hour at a low cost.

Visit El Eden

If you want to get back to nature, head to southern Puerto Vallarta to enjoy an outside activity with your kids. There, close to the Mismaloya area of Banderas Bay, you can head inland to find natural swimming holes amongst lush jungle greenery known as El Eden. The idyllic setting was actually the location for filming of the Arnold Schwarzaneggar movie, Predator, many decades ago. Today, the family can enjoy refreshing swims in the cool freshwater swimming holes. There is also an onsite restaurant where you can enjoy a tasty and affordable meal or tropical cocktails or beers, too.

Vallarta Botanical Garden Activity

Last but not least, the Vallarta Botanical Garden is another fun activity for you and your kids. Your kids can run around the grounds and see plants, orchids, and wildflowers. There is a stream too, and the kids can play in the fresh waters that are shallow. They also have onsite restaurants, and a quaint chapel that is so pretty. The Vallarta Botanical Garden is a great place to spend the day with the family enjoying nature’s beauty at its best in an open and inviting environment.

When you are in Puerto Vallarta with your kids, you will see that there are plenty of activities for children in Banderas Bay. If you want a great place to stay on your vacation, then contact us at Villa La Estancia. We have solidly constructed beachfront suites, delicious onsite restaurants, world class amenities, and VIP services, too. Call us today, so you can start booking your Puerto Vallarta vacation. In addition to vacation rentals, we also have a limited number of luxurious beachfront residences for sale. Both full and fractional ownership options are available for qualified homebuyers. Plus, the property is ideally located in a quiet neighborhood that is also close to the action in Puerto Vallarta and other top coastal towns such as Bucerias, Punta Mita, and Sayulita. Contact us today to learn more! Your vacation home in paradise is only missing you!