For an easy one or two week get away from Vancouver I think
There is a huge choice of accommodation. The major hotel zone is just north of the town near the airport, there are lots of great smaller properties in town and further north Marina Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit offer other choices.
I stayed at the
Besides lying on the beach and shopping there are tons of things to do. I took a day trip cruise that included way too much tequila, lunch on a beach and a donkey ride up to a beautiful river swimming hole. One other highlight was a great morning spent on horseback. As in all countries colonized by the Spanish there is a thriving equestrian culture and riding in the hills, on Guapo a retired