AUGUST 9, 2005, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Between November 1, 2005 and May 2006, reputed Puerto Vallarta excursion and flight operator Vallarta Adventures will commence a new private, scheduled flight service on 14-passenger Cessna Caravan aircraft, linking Puerto Vallarta with the most exclusive beaches of the Costalegre and the idyllic refuges of Mexico Boutique Hotels. With final destination of Careyes, special stops will be available for Cuixmala and Las Alamandas. The trip offers outstanding coastal and mountain scenery. The Mexico Boutique Hotels properties that can now be reached by this new rapid, comfortable, luxury travel service are: El Tamarindo, El Careyes, Playa Rosa Hotel & Casitas and Las Alamandas. This new service cuts several hours off travel time and eliminates the need for taxi or rental car, landing travelers in the lap of luxury in under an hour.

Flights will operate out of the private Aerotrón airport facility, adjacent to Puerto Vallarta International Airport, leaving Puerto Vallarta to Careyes, Cuixmala and Las Alamandas on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 17:00 hours. Return fl ights will operate on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 09:00 hours. Duration for the Puerto Vallarta-Careyes flight is 35 minutes each way and one way airfare is $150 per person or $300 round-trip. Cuixmala and Las Alamandas are an additional 10 minutes to reach each destination and can be booked on request at a special supplement.

Mexico Boutique Hotels on the Costalegre offer a myriad of experiences from marine activities such as sailing, fishing, kayaking, snorkeling and learning to surf, to the pleasures of spa and well-being services including yoga and Temascal. Mountain biking, horseback riding, golf and even the “kings’ sport”, polo, are also on the sports menu. The rich natural surroundings of this unique ecological zone offer outstanding bird watching, witnessing the migration of turtles, the humpback whale and the daily frolicking of dolphins among other things. Both El Tamarindo and Las Alamandas are located in their own private eco-reserves.

This new service also allows travelers to combine their Costalegre visit with authentic Puerto Vallarta and its culinary, arts, ecological and adventure attractions, meanwhile enjoying any of five additional Mexico Boutique in the Puerto Vallarta area which include: Hacienda San Angel and The Regent Resort Golf & Spa right in the city, and the nearby beach resorts of Majahuitas, Verana and Casa Las Brisas. All offer completely different locations, atmospheres and styles to fit varied travel preferences.

Extra activities in Puerto Vallarta, whether in between flights or as part of an extended stay, are easily catered to, thanks to the enticing excursions offered by Vallarta Adventures such as swimming with dolphins, jungle canopy tours and whale watching.

As part of the special services provided by Vallarta Adventures, while enjoying these outings, passengers will have their luggage stored in the Aerotrón facilities. Transfers from Puerto Vallarta International Airport to Aerotrón are provided complimentary. Aerotrón offers comfortable and well-equipped private lounges.

For information and reservations on flights and excursions with Vallarta Adventures: Telephone: +52 (322) 297-1212;; info@vallarta-adventures.comPuerto Vallarta-based Mexico Boutique Hotels is the only company of its kind exclusively dedicated to offering boutique-category lodging in Mexico under a qualification system. In over 20 destinations from the colonial heartland to hidden beaches, it’s a diverse collection of 38 intimate hotels with unique attributes. Each hotel must meet a special set of criteria to receive designation as a Mexico Boutique Hotel. The company provides efficient access to these hotels via its integrated reservations systems, guaranteeing an assured booking method and a high standard of accommodation.

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