Nuevo Vallarta is one of Mexico’s newest and most exclusive areas. With miles of white sandy beach and a host of water sport activities, it is popular among couples and families looking to take a well earned break in one of the many luxury hotels.
Nuevo Vallarta can be a dream destination for many holidaymakers, however for some it can be a nightmare. Poor hygiene standards in many hotels have unfortunately led to reports of unacceptable and avoidable holiday illness such as food poisoning. Poorly maintained hotel swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach illness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium.
Sickholiday.com advice not to drink the tap water when staying in and around Nuevo Vallarta. Holiday makers are advised to use bottled water for drinking and cleaning teeth.Whilst staying in Nuevo Vallarta it is important to follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of food poisoning and other holiday illnesses:
- Avoid foods not cooked thoroughly and/or re-heated incorrectly.
- Avoid foods not prepared hygienically.
- Avoid food not stored at the correct temperature.
- Frequently use an alcohol-based hand gel.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
- Avoid swimming in water or pools that appear dirty and untreated.
Suffering from illness on an all-inclusive holiday to Nuevo Vallarta will obviously affect your health but can also leave holidaymakers out of pocket from costly local medical treatment.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive holiday to Nuevo Vallarta, get in touch with a member of our team on 01625 253 020.
We have over 10 years industry experience and we will be happy to help you through the process of claiming back the cost of your holiday plus any additional compensation you may be owed.