About Barbara A
Lives in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Since Apr 2015
18-24 year old female
In love with travelling, enjoying the very essence of wherever ago and discover everything about the culture, folklore and traditions there may be. The caribbean has my heart, but home is wherever mother nature and us are.
Nature & Wildlife Areas
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
Sacred & Religious Sites
Beach & Pool Clubs, Beaches
Spas, Health/Fitness Clubs & Gyms
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Corazón Contento has the best waffles, smoothies, coffee, as well as many creative and traditional Mexican dishes served in a beautiful way. The ambiance is great too: The place is decorated in a very unique way, and the attentive staff will ensure you get day one off to an excellent start!
Head straight here after your morning coffee! The views you'll get to admire while hiking or trekking at Nevado are probably the most gorgeous, unique thing you'll experience on your trip. Take your time, breathe in the fresh air around you, and listen to the sounds of Colima's forest.
Visiting this camp is a diverse experience everyone in your party is bound to enjoy. You can try the ziplines, hike through the woods, and visit the white tail deer who inhabit the reserve inside of the ranch. It's even possible to camp here, spending a beautiful night surrounded by lush trees under starry skies.
I assure you that at Casa de Piedra you'll have quite an exquisite lunch. The meats and every other dish on the menu are prepared with nothing but the best ingredients. Sit back, order a drink, and relax to the music while your order is prepared.
If you want to keep up that adventurous spirit, head over to El Salto. There are slides and pools for the little ones, but it is the waterfall area what amazes all. Cozy and natural, it's a place where you can swim around and relax while the sun warms you up. A treat for all!
At Harineros Kitchen you'll find some of the best desserts around, and even have the opportunity to prepare some of them yourself! This is a good time guaranteed, whether you are alone or with family and friends. Just prepare to get your hands dirty, have fun with the group, and make the most delicious desserts you can imagine!
José, also known as Chepe, is the one in charge of this delicious restaurant, and he'll make sure that your meal is incredible. There are different kinds of dishes to choose from: pastas, meats, delicious wines... and don't forget to order some of their special desserts at the end, for all the sweet tooths out there! A nice end to your first day in Manzanillo.
To enjoy a fresh French press coffee and a delicious breakfast, be sure to get to La Buena Vida early! This place is quite famous for its well presented and well prepared dishes. I'd recommend ordering the salmon sandwich with a glass of fresh juice — enjoy!
Hike through the forest to reach the most wonderful, breathtaking view of this volcano... If you're lucky enough to catch some activity, the show is amazingly beautiful!
On your way back to town, you'll find this small archaeological zone, perfect for winding down and exploring more of the past and culture of Colima.
While exploring the center of town, check out the artifacts and historic objects at this small museum. You'll find brochures and information available for kids and adults, and you'll have a nice, quiet time before heading to the next spot!
While wandering around town, you can't miss the cathedral. For some it may not seem like much, but it is quite a beautiful place to stop by and enjoy a few minutes' peace.
How about some typical food from Colima? La Higuera has some of the best dishes that bring the real taste of Colima to your table! Be sure that you and your party order plenty to share!
To start your last day in Manzanillo, you cannot miss the delicious, fresh seafood served alongside a nice, cold beer or cocktail here - the ideal way to brighten up your morning! The price, service, and quality are great — you'll be amazed by the prices and how good the food is!
It's time to explore Barra de Navidad! You'll find that the beach is perfect for going for a swim or taking some surfing lessons. Or you can just wander around shopping for knickknacks, before just lying on the beach and relaxing.
Miramar is perfect if you want to work on your tan, build some sand castles, walk along the beach, or practice surfing! Bear in mind however that the waves are tough, so unless you are pretty experienced at swimming in these conditions, keep away from the water and just enjoy the shore.
For lunch, you'd better choose El Fogón! Their 'molcajetes' and meats are delicious, and even better when you pair them with a nice wine. Don't forget to order some desserts to share with your party and enjoy a nice chit-chat before heading to the next soothing spot.
Now it is time for some pampering and relaxation. At Quies, you'll find the most professional, qualified therapists who will surely make you relax with their different facials, treatments, and massages!
For an afternoon with a relaxed, chilled vibe, come to Ola Brisa to pay Tommy and Patty a visit! You'll get to tour inside their amazing gardens, and learn more about the flora of the area while indulging your senses in the beauty of the surroundings, and the amazing smells of the plants.
You'll find that the menu at Blueberry Cafe is quite delicious, and that you'll get to experience a really good time amid the incredible ambiance and decor here, sipping on some freshly brewed coffee and munching on some delicious baked goodies. For ending your last evening in Manzanillo on a delicious note, you couldn't pick a better spot than Blueberry Cafe.