Are you headed to PV for a vacation soon? If so, you don’t have to completely ditch your healthy routine during your getaway? In fact, Puerto Vallarta has the best places to eat with a variety of restaurants that serve nutritious fare. Recently, the popular vacation rental search engine Holidu released research study findings showing that Puerto Vallarta is one of the 10 most ‘vegetarian friendly’ cities in Mexico. Located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico in Banderas Bay, the area has beautiful beaches, natural beauty and old world charm. In nearby Riviera Nayarit, Villa La Estancia is perfectly situated for individuals who want to own a dream vacation home at the beach. Plus, Banderas Bay has excellent restaurants including choices for vegetarians and vegans, too. Read more below to find out where to eat healthy in Banderas Bay.

Where to Eat Healthy In Banderas Bay

For starters, Banderas Bay has excellent restaurants that offer nutritious food for people who choose vegan or plant based diets. The recent report from Holidu showed that Puerto Vallarta has 20.7 veggie restaurants for every 100,000 inhabitants. That means that Puerto Vallarta is considered the 2nd city in Mexico with the most number of vegetarian restaurants. The study identified Mexican cities with the highest proportion of bars and restaurants with vegan or vegetarian menus per inhabitant. Many health conscious people are deciding to prioritize eating natural and plant based products. As a result, vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming more popular because it is a lifestyle choice that promotes a healthy mind and body.

Banderas Bay Cuisine

Some of the best options for vegetarian cuisine in Puerto Vallarta are Salud Super Food, Veggitalia, The Green Place, Barra Light, Playa Detox and Planeta Vegetariano. These wonderful and nutritious restaurants have diverse menus that focus on a vegetarian diet. Many also offer gluten-free foods and locally sourced organic products. In Bucerias in neighboring Riviera Nayarit, Ixi’im Vegano is a hidden gem that can’t be missed. The chic and affordable vegan eatery features delicious homemade foods that are 100% free of animal products. Popular dishes include soy-based chorizo and potato tacos, jackfruit tacos al pastor and crispy and crunchy Panucho’s topped with spicy homemade salsas.

Summer Vacation in Mexico

Summer is here and a safe vacation in Mexico is yours for the taking. If you choose locations that are considered safe to travel like Banderas Bay, you can pamper yourself and stay safe, too. Follow recommendations and travel restrictions such as wearing a facemask in public places. Also, remember to practice social distancing whenever possible. Also, simply washing your hands with soap and water on a regular basis is an easy way to stay healthy. Plus, remember to keep your distance from people that are sick. LIkewise, if you don’t feel well, do not travel. Check restrictions on travel before you get ready for your trip.

A healthy vacation to Mexico is possible in Banderas Bay. Currently, Mexico does not require a COVID test to enter the country. However, travelers returning to the US must show proof of a negative COVID result at the airport when checking in. In Banderas Bay, we are proud to have many vegetarian restaurants that are delicious and affordable, too. Wondering where to stay? Check out Villa La Estancia in the tranquil neighborhood of Nuevo Vallarta. Our upscale resort is located on a pristine beach that travelers love. Plus, we have a limited number of luxury beachfront residences for sale if you want a second home in Mexico. Our homeowners love owning their own home and having VIP access to our world class resort amenities and services. Contact us at Villa La Estancia today to see which of our elegant residences are still available for purchase.