Mexico's Beach Resorts for Dummies
A first-ever For Dummies guide to Mexican fun in the sun Covers top resorts in Cancun, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, Huatulco, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, and Los Cabos Author won Mexico's Silver Quill award for travel writing Mexico is among the top ten travel destinations for Americans
- Paperback | 552 pages
- 155.4 x 232.2 x 30mm | 666.79g
- 17 Sep 2002
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
- illustrations, maps
Table of contents
Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Discovering Mexico's Beach Resorts and Deciding Where to Go. Chapter 2: Deciding When to Go. Chapter 3: Planning Your Budget. Chapter 4: Tips for Travelers with Special Interests. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 5: Making Your Travel Arrangements. Chapter 6: Money Matters. Chapter 7: Tying Up the Loose Ends. Part III: Cancun. Chapter 8: The Lowdown on Cancun's Hotel Scene. Chapter 9: Settling into Cancun. Chapter 10: Dining in Cancun. Chapter 11: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in Cancun. Part IV: Cozumel and the Riviera Maya. Chapter 12: Cozumel. Chapter 13: Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya. Part V: Puerto Vallarta and the Central Pacific Coast. Chapter 14: The Lowdown on Puerto Vallarta's Hotel Scene. Chapter 15: Settling into Puerto Vallarta. Chapter 16: Dining in Puerto Vallarta. Chapter 17: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in Puerto Vallarta. Part VI: Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. Chapter 18: The Lowdown on the Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo Hotel Scene. Chapter 19: Settling into Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. Chapter 20: Dining in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. Chapter 21: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. Part VII: Acapulco. Chapter 22: The Lowdown on Acapulco's Hotel Scene. Chapter 23: Settling into Acapulco. Chapter 24: Dining in Acapulco. Chapter 25: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in Acapulco. Part VIII: Huatulco and the Southern Pacific Coast. Chapter 26: Bahias de Huatulco. Chapter 27: Puerto Escondido. Part IX: Los Cabos and Southern Baja. Chapter 28: The Lowdown on the Hotel Scene in Los Cabos. Chapter 29: Settling into Los Cabos. Chapter 30: Dining in Los Cabos. Chapter 31: Having Fun On and Off the Beach in Los Cabos. Part X: The Part of Tens. Chapter 32: Top Ten Mexican Moments. Chapter 33: Top Ten Myths and Misconceptions About Mexico. Chapter 34: Top Ten Most Deliciously Mexican Dishes. Chapter 35: Top Ten Mistakes Honeymooners Make. Appendix A: Quick Concierge. Appendix B: Toll-Free Numbers and Web Sites. Appendix C: Where to Get More Information. Appendix D: Glossary of Spanish Words and Phrases. Appendix E: Authentic Mexican Cuisine. Worksheets. Index.
About Lynne Bairstow
For Lynne Bairstow, Mexico has become more home to her than her native United States. After living in Puerto Vallarta for most of the past eleven years and exploring Mexico, she's developed not only an appreciation but also a true love for this country and its complex, colorful culture. Her travel articles on Mexico have been published in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Frommer's Budget Travel magazine, and Alaska Airlines Magazine. In 2000, the Mexican government awarded Lynne the Pluma de Plata, a top honor granted to foreign writers, for her work in the Frommer's guidebooks to Mexico.