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Lara Feb 6th, 2001 06:48 AM

Puerto vallarta and a baby
 
I'm travelling to Puerto Vallarta in June with a one year old. What are the facilities like for babies? Will I have trouble finding/buying baby food, diapers, etc..? Are they expensive? Should I bring my own stuff from home?

pt Feb 6th, 2001 09:13 AM

Not to worry!! There are loads of diapers, baby food, the works. No use lugging all of that extra stuff with you. Have fun!

natasa Feb 6th, 2001 11:50 AM

Hi Lara, <BR> <BR>There's a huge grocery store there called Gigante on the main drag in the Hotel Zone that should have all your needs. <BR> <BR>nat

Louie Feb 7th, 2001 11:34 AM

Hey Lara: <BR>I did that last year with my wife and 1 year old son - it was NICE but very HUMID!! Especially in June - just make sure you have enough SUNCREEN!! and t-shirts or shorts. We even bought a portable stroller - since we knew we were going to walk a lot. The markets have everything but a bit expensive then the U.S. products. Have a great time and please keep your child away from the sun.... <BR>

ken Feb 7th, 2001 05:07 PM

vallarta has big modern supermarkets. there are lots of americans living there and it is safe and wonderful. hot in june.no need to bring supplies from home...it is quite civilized . go to marina vallarta at night for dinner at one of the outdoor restaurants..it is charming and a lot of people miss it.

mexicodan Feb 7th, 2001 05:15 PM

A country that is 99% Catholic with 50% of the population under 18 yrs old. No problema getting supplies for the baby. <BR> <BR> <BR>adios! <BR> <BR>[email protected] <BR>www.choice1.com/villamontana.htm


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