Greenwald takes San Diego NOOD:
San Diego, CA (March 18, 2018) – The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta hosted 11 fleets of boats on courses outside San Diego Bay and within Coronado Bay, along with the North Sails Rally Race in San Diego Bay. Team Perseverance, led by skipper Bennet Greenwald, won the J/70 fleet, the largest of the event with 24 boats. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Greenwald takes San Diego NOOD, Editor
Alinghi takes Extreme Sailing Series Muscat:
Muscat, Oman (March 17, 2018) – Three-time Extreme Sailing Series™ champions Alinghi were crowned winners of the opening Act of the 2018 Series today, their first win in Muscat in their eight-year history in the event. After four days of consistently strong sailing in Oman, the Swiss team closed strong to win the Act by a six-point margin. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Alinghi takes Extreme Sailing Series Muscat, Editor
Golfing in Baja
Besides the tempting tropical waters and fine sand beaches of the Baja Peninsula, golfers of all levels will really be excited to play golf at some of the worlds best golf courses located in the area. The championship golf courses in Baja, designed by some of the worlds best golf designers, have expansive landscapes that are a combination of a beautiful oceanfront and a desert terrain. Starting from the US border is the Tijuana Country Club established in 1948, and just 20 minutes away from the border is Real del Mar which is considered as the gem of Baja golf. Some of the newer courses are the Baja Country Club with a 12 acre lake and the unique Paraiso del Mar in Magote with 12 holes completely built on the sandbar. The Palmilla, Puerto los Cabos and Club Campestre are three of the golf courses in Los Cabos that was designed by the renowned Jack Nicklaus. The Cabo San Lucas Country Club and Cabo Real Country Club are other popular golf courses in Los Cabos. There are other golf courses currently under construction which will definitely make Mexico vacations a must for golf lovers.
Enjoying the Attractions of Acapulco
Acapulco, one of the most famous party place choices for your Mexico vacation, beckons to vacationers with its delightful mix of 12 miles of sunny sandy beaches and pulsating nightlife. Adventure lovers flock to this place to dive off a 130 foot cliff and surf the biggest of waves at La Quebrada Cliff Divers. The Magico Mundo Marino is a fun family water park with stunning outdoor and indoor marine life aquarium exhibits, swimming pools and slides and a glass bottom boat to take you to Isla La Roqueta for snorkeling. The 52-acre city park Parque Papagayo named after a luxury hotel has been packed with various attractions and activities for all ages such as a roller skating rink, go carts, bumper boats, a space shuttle Columbia replica and the famous life-sized Spanish galleon model. The Zocalo, located opposite the fishing harbor is the town center of Old Acapulco where you can relax under the shade of giant rubber and mango trees. You will never run out of a hundred and one things to do in Acapulco.
If you want to go for elegance and luxury on your Mexico vacations, the best place to go would be the resort paradise of Ixtapa. Their most popular resort is Club Med Ixtapa that provides fully equipped luxury rooms and several activity choices that would fit all members of the family. Another popular resort that is suitable for families is the all-inclusive Barcelo Ixtapa. Most of the resorts, if not all are on the beachfront where the white sands and crystal waters are just a few steps away. There are many beachside activities like snorkeling, body boarding and swimming which promises pure enjoyment for everyone who loves the beach. A trip to Playa las Gatas should also be considered as it is just a water taxi ride away at the port of Zihuatanejo and you will be dropped off at the beach of Playa las Gatas that abounds with unique local shops and dining places with excellent Mexican cuisine. If you want to take the luxurious and elegant vacation, go to Ixtapa.
Have Fun in the Waters with the Dolphins of Mexico
Dolphins abound in the warm waters of Mexico and you get the chance to swim with them if you include this activity in your Mexico vacation. Have a close encounter with these fascinating marine mammals and discover their intelligence and friendly demeanor in a safe and entertaining environment. There are several dolphin centers or dolphinariums throughout Mexico. Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya region are popular tourist destinations not only for their incredible waters but also for the swimming with the dolphins facilities. In Cabo San Lucas Marina is the Cabo Dolphin Center that is considered as one of the most exclusive dolphin centers in the world. The Wet n Wild Aquatic Park has Altantida where the dolphins stay in an enclosed beach. Xcaret, Xel-Ha and the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen are the locations of the Delphinus which is the biggest dolphinarium chain in the Mexican Caribbean and Riviera Maya region. You can play, swim and interact with the dolphins right In the waters at these dolphinarums. Go for this dream come true experience and include this in your itinerary.
Take a vacatiamon in Mexico and enjoy their Mexico Vacations. Activities like very cheap flights will definitely add more fun to your Mexico vacation.