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VegasPinkGirl's Port Reviews of Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas
Carnival Splendor cruise in October 2010
Member Name: VegasPinkGirl
Cruise Date: October 2010
Embarkation: Los Angeles
Destination: Mexican Riviera
Member Review: VegasPinkGirl's Carnival Splendor Review
Puerto Vallarta
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
We didn't have very good luck bargaining here. They just didn't want to work with us. I was surprised as I thought they would. Most prices were in pesos so it was hard for me to know how much it was in U S money. Having the price in pesos is cool because that's what they use. It would have been nice if they also would have had the U S price too.

We hit Pipi's and The Cheeky Monkey here. Both places were great. Loved Cheeky Monkey. Would love to go back there.

Gave this port a 5 because of The Cheeky Monkey. It was so much fun and the owner is very friendly. Prices were very, very reasonable.



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Mazatlan
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Better luck barganing here. Also, most places had prices in pesos and U S dollars. Much easier for us tourists. I bought some pretty silver jewelry here.

The excursion included lunch and beach. The lunch was very nice and very good. The beach was nice but a lot of vendors trying to get us to buy their stuff. The water was choppy and I wouldn't go in because it looked too rough for me. My sister did go in and did just fine.

I only gave this port a 4 because I love getting in the ocean and didn't feel comfortable doing that here.


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Cabo San Lucas
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Very pretty area. Not a great excursion but that isn't the fault of Cabo San Lucas. Was able to get in the water here. Much prettier and much smoother. Still a lot of vendors and that was annoying but they are just trying to make some money to feed their families.



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