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Celebrate Día de Los Muertos with Marriott Puerto Vallarta

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Sep 17, 2021

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Destinations / North America

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death, originated in Mexico, and honored across Latin America. Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa invites guests to celebrate this cultural event with them in November.


Puerto Vallarta lines its famous boardwalk with elaborate altars adorned with personal offerings, and marigold petals and candles are displayed at historic 5 de Diciembre cemetery. The Death is Alive parade features performances, painted skeletons and colorful floats, bringing the city together to celebrate the dead.


Visitors can enjoy the local tradition without leaving Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa with a Celebration Beyond Life Dia de los Muertos Dinner on Nov. 2. Alongside learning more about the long-held traditions, a special menu will feature traditional Mexican flavors. A package includes accommodations, daily breakfast for two and admission to the Day of the Dead event. Use code P51 to book.


November is also sea turtle season in Puerto Vallarta, and guests can participate in the resort’s Ridley Sea Turtle protection program. Participants can release newly hatched turtles into the ocean, and meet the biologist at the on-site nursery to learn more about the conservation project.


Find rebirth with on-site Ohtli Spa’s signature Janzu Rebirth Therapy session, performed in a pool of warm water with a focus on meditation and relaxation. A therapist guides guests through rhythmic water movements.


Connect with culture, tradition, nature and yourself at Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa.


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