Mexico operators present varied tours

NEW YORK -- Tour operators that serve Mexico are offering packages to suit almost every client's taste. The following programs cover a cross section of Mexico's destinations, including the capital, small colonial cities and beach destinations.

• Real Deal Travel is marketing a five-night package at the Camino Real Puerto Vallarta for $427 per person, double. Available through Dec. 11, the vacation includes a $50 credit that can be redeemed at any of the hotel's seven restaurants and bars. The rate also includes use of the Mischief Club, the hotel's children's club offering daily supervised activities.

For information, call (562) 697-4001 or e-mail [email protected].

A whimsical fountain statue in Guadalajara, one of the colonial cities visited by Majestic Mexico Tours. • Viva Destinations is offering a three-night package at La Concha Beach Club in La Paz through the end of the year. The package costs $360 per person, double, including air fare. La Paz, located on the southern tip of Baja California, is a prime spot for whale watching and water sports. La Concha caters to water-sports enthusiasts with snorkeling and scuba diving as well as fishing and whale-watching excursions.

For reservations, call (888) 296-8482.

• Tropical Sands Vacations is selling a five-night package at the inclusive Bahia Principe Tulum. The package costs $520 per person, double, including roundtrip air fare through the end of the year. The Bahia Principe includes a children's program, Bahia Kid's Club, which has supervised activities at no additional cost.

For details, call (909) 471-8208 or visit

• Creative Leisure is promoting a vacation at Las Brisas in Acapulco for $308 a day, double. Available through the end of the year, the package includes accommodations in a villa with a private pool and an open-air living/dining area, roundtrip airport transfers and taxes.

To book, call (800) 413-1000 or log on to

• Majestic Mexico Tours is traveling to the colonial cities of Guadalajara, San Miguel de Allende, Morelia, Patzcuaro and Mexico City. The six-night package costs $599 per person, double, through the end of the year. Tour components are hotel accommodations, guided tours, entrance fees, breakfasts and airport transfers.

For details, call (850) 314-9339 or visit

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