Thomson (020 3451 2688; thomson.co.uk) offers direct return flights from London or Manchester to Puerto Vallarta from £535.
The best hotels
Colonial nine-bedroom villa high above Puerto Vallarta, once the home of Burton and Taylor. See telegraph.co.uk/ casakimberly; rooms from £338.
W Punta de Mita The latest offering from the W hotel group has 119 hyper-modern guest rooms, some with “sun patios” and plunge pools. See wpuntademita.com; rooms from £282.
St Regis Punta Mita High-level luxury without stuffiness. All rooms have alfresco showers and a butler; features include infinity pools, a palmshaded spa and seafood from a beach shack. See telegraph.co.uk/stregis puntamita; rooms from £399.
Four Seasons Punta Mita Anything you want you shall have at this beachside resort, whether it’s a lazy river, a homemade ice cream parlour or an “amphibious waiter” delivering drinks to you in the pool. See telegraph.co.uk/ fourseasonspuntamita; rooms from £451. From $54 (£37) per person. (puertovallartafoodtours.com).