Canadian-owned Vivo Resorts, my home for the week, is the first multi-building waterfront resort to spring up along Palmarito Beach, 20 kilometres of otherwise undeveloped seaside terrain about 20 minutes from Puerto Escondido.

Western Living

Angela Murphy Media Coverage, Vivo in the news

I’ve barely woken from my afternoon nap when I’m summoned into reality by what sounds like a conch shell blowing. In any other situation, I might pass it o as a lingering figment of a dream, but I’ve been told in advance what this sound signifies: it’s time to release the turtles.

I head down to the beach, still a bit foggy, to find a man unloading a wriggling sack from the back of an ATV amid a small group of excited tourists. Before I know it, I’m handed a minuscule baby sea turtle tucked in a half coconut shell (we’re given explicit instructions not to touch them), and I race to give it a soft landing on the sand before it instinctively catapults its tiny body out of its container and toward the sea.

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Those interested in a learning more about Vivo resorts can do so by visiting Anyone wishing to purchase at Vivo Resorts can call 1 844 777-VIVO (8486).

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