Travel to a traditional Mexican city where cultural experiences, natural beauty and mystery are waiting for you around every corner. Bordering the Nayarit and Jalisco states, Puerto Vallarta has been a tourism haven for many years. Situated in the centre of Banderas Bay and located just off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, Puerto Vallarta is a vibrant, friendly and magical city with much to explore and discover.
Imagine sun bathing on the picturesque blue shoreline of one of Puerto Vallarta's most popular beaches and gazing at the city's natural attractions and scenic mountain views. The city's natural beauty encompasses the breathtaking Sierra Madre Mountains, its rivers and the glistening Pacific blue ocean.
Puerto Vallarta is known to many as a ‘window to the world’. Voted in the past by numerous travel magazines as a top place to spend your golden years of retirement, this mystical city has numerous beaches in which you can relax and unwind on.
Boca de Tomatlán Beach is located within a quaint fishing village that features palms, lush trees, flora and hills that overlook pangas, transporting water taxis and authentic Mexican restaurants. Water taxis are the main source of transportation between each beach location within the city of Puerto Vallarta.
The most famous beach visited by locals and tourists every year is named Los Muertos Beach which is home to a large mass of international hotel and resort chains. Located just to the south side of Rio Cuale and the Malecón, Los Muertos Beach has a wide array of colourful galleries, taste-bud tingling restaurants, boutique clothing shops, souvenir stores and entertaining bars. This beach destination is most popular for those who are seeking fabulous non-stop entertainment and excitement. Other Puerto Vallarta breathtaking beach locations include Playa de Oro Beach, Majahuitas Beach, Conchas Chinas Beach, Las Gemalas Beach and more.
If you are a nature lover and believe in the preservation of ecological sites, the surrounding Sierra Madre’s jungle-covered mountains is the area to visit. Within these mountains lies diverse species of flora and fauna, birds, reptiles and exotic orchids. Puerto Vallarta attracts tourists from around the globe that specialize in all areas of the scientific, ecological and archaeological fields. This destination is an example of biodiversity at its finest.
There is a trendy art scene in Puerto Vallarta for art enthusiasts to explore, with its variety of impressive sculptures, charming galleries and el Centro Historico. The Art Walk on the cobblestone streets of Centro Historico provides a colorful space for art sellers, budding artists, well-known artists and art-inspired tourists. Visitors can stroll along the Malecón and take photos of landmark attractions such as the symbolic nine foot high Sea Horse statue. Puerto Vallarta is heaven for photographers, travel writers and for people who love to educate themselves.
The vibe of romance is strong in the heart of this great city, with its old-town Mexico feel, secluded spa escapes and magnificent views that are perfect for weddings, anniversaries and couples getaways. There is a wide selection of wedding packages and resorts to choose from for your special day. Romance and passion is waiting to be discovered around every corner in this ‘city of love’. Are you ready to create new memories that will stay with you for a lifetime? Visit Puerto Vallarta and turn your dreams into a reality.