makes up the largest coastal community between Puerto Vallarta
. It is only 2 miles away from Barre de Navidad, and the two areas share the same shoreline. Playa Melaque is the largest beach in the area, and as there is no area for boats to dock it is very enjoyable for those wishing to relax during their stay in one of the beautiful nearby vacation rentals. The village itself is the main area for accommodations, retail shops and restaurants
. Holiday lodging is abundant in the area, as it is a huge retreat for both Mexicans and Canadians on holiday.
The climate in Melaque is typical for this area of Mexico
. There is hot weather all year round, with temperatures around 24 degrees in the winter, and about 29 in the summer. The summer is the rainy season, although showers are usually quick, and give a break from the intense heat.
Many authentic restaurants can be found in the area, with cheap prices and delicious spices and tastes. Seafood is also excellent, due to the proximity of the ocean. There are beautiful villa rentals and condo rentals
both overlooking the lagoon, as well as at the shore of the water. Apartment rentals are found in the center of town, just steps away from the local shops, restaurants, and attractions. Because many of the villages in this area are fishing villages, there are also cottages and bungalows available for those looking for low key accommodations without a lot of fuss, or the extras that accommodations such as villa rentals offer. Things to do in the area include: Semana Santa, the Easter festival, sport fishing, including deep sea, volcano tours, hiking, horseback riding and snorkelling
. Vacation rentals in the area are found in high numbers, due to the excellent weather and the influx of tourists this brings.
Business travelers, family vacationers, leisure travelers alike will all find some sort of accommodation that suits their needs to perfection. Business travelers
will enjoy the benefits of no hassle travelling, with no lines, timing issues, and privacy for the work that needs to be done while visiting. Large groups can enjoy swimming pools, tennis courts, and other amenities
, while staying in one of the private villas available for rent as a vacation rental. Leisure travelers can enjoy apartment rentals that offer the privacy and economic pricing they need. There are many different attractions in the town for all travelers to enjoy.