Once a sleepy seaside village, Puerto Vallarta has evolved into a lovely resort destination on the Mexican Riviera. El Malecón, its esplanade dotted with shops, galleries, cafés, and bronze sculptures, parallels Banderas Bay, which is considered one of the world’s most beautiful locations. Here and in Mazatlan, visitors swim, snorkel, scuba dive, parasail, and go deep-sea fishing until sunset-watching and tequila time beckon.
Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta’s old world charm and dreamlike natural beauty. Lush tropical jungles surround this quaint colonial city with interesting architecture, cobblestone streets and white-washed buildings. Discover chic boutiques as you stroll along the Malecón, then check out the exploding art scene and sizzling nightlife. Sprawling golden beaches, Pacific blue waters and heart-stopping sunsets that reflect on majestic mountains complete this picture-perfect vacation spot.
Activities and attractions
Fishing – Fishing is a way of life in Puerto Vallarta. Depending on the season, the waters of Puerto Vallarta teem with sailfish, marlin, tuna and many smaller game fish.
Whale Watching – From December through April, experience the thrill of whales up close in the bay.
Golf – Perfect for your swing on the jungle lined fairways of Los Flamingos Country Club in Nuevo Vallarta. The Marina Vallarta Country Club also offers great golf and scenic surroundings.
Sightseeing – Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful colonial Mexican city. Enjoy cultural sight like the famous cathedral or sidewalk dining al fresco. The shopping and nightlife are fantastic!
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