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Mexico: Leica photography excursion in Puerto Vallarta

Amateur photographers can hone their skills at a Leica workshop in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Photo buffs with a taste for the good life can indulge their interests with a five-day Leica Akademie excursion at Real del Mar on Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta.

The Destinations in Focus photography workshop is sponsored by German optics and camera company Leica in conjunction with Exclusive Resorts, a luxury destinations company. The one-on-one workshop includes outings to markets and surf destinations, plus critiques and editing.

Guests stay in private two- to four-bedroom villas with infinity pools, hot tubs, outdoor showers and concierge services.

Date: Oct. 1-5

Price: Rates start at $2,999 per person. Price includes accommodations, breakfast, welcome and farewell dinners and access to Leica state-of-the-art equipment, daily shooting experiences with an instructor along with review and critique of images and airport transfers.

Info: Exclusive Resorts 

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