Puerto Vallarta Mexico Travel Guide

Where is Puerto Vallarta Mexico

This long time beautiful Resort destination, is located in the Mexican state of Jalisco, a well known place for it´s contribution of bringing Tequila and the land of Mariachi, two of the principal icons that represent this glorious land.

It is located in the Banderas Bay that welcomes the Mexican Pacific Ocean and is next of two major tourist areas that is Riviera Nayarit at north and Costalegre at South. Port of Viarta it is like a stretch going from Boca de Tomatlan and Mismaloya to Nuevo Vallarta, and the main town area is a traditional beautiful old kind village, with cobbledstone streets and white painted houses, crowned with a beautiful church dedicated to Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or Our Lady of Guadalupe.

This resort destination is one of the favourite places among the tourist principally coming from the US and Canada, due to the easy connectivity with major airlines, and it was literally put in the map, thanks to the hollywood´s golden age cinema with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton´s movie The Nigth of the Iguana.

There are some very interesting places that you shoul put a visit, recently the Islas Marietas National Park, that is located in the Banderas Bay closer to Punta de Mita on the Riviera Nayarit side. Sayulita has become popular overtime and the word of mouth are helping to make this town everytime more popular among the people that likes to do surf.

As well as Sayulita there´s a small town very close named San Francisco or San Pancho as they like to call this place. A relative new place in the Area, more from the investors that set their Real Estate eyes in here

Where to stay

As a well developed Resort destination, and one of the most important in the country, there is a vast and growing number of places to Accommodate you, you name it, there are top notch and worldwide class luxury Resorts just to start, the luxury and ultra luxury lodging have been increasing recently with new developments in the area.

With the popularity of this destination, more affordable but high quality options have been growing here. The all inclusive vacations with new Resorts and Hotels, offering the best of the area are a top choice between travelers. Some other that like to explore and discover for themselves are available too of course. Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Inns, Boutique Hotels, five star accommodations to 1 star, Vacation Rentals like Villas, Houses, Condos and appartments

So options are available to any kind, like or budget. Check the map to check wich one accommodates better with you and see what is close to it. Feel free to see and check any offer it appears, probably it was made having you in mind.

  • Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    One of the places you must see, while you walk around the Malecon, it is just a few steps from it.

    A Beautiful Small church in the old part of Puerto Vallarta,...

  • Best all Inclusive hotel in Puerto Vallarta

    Best all Inclusive hotel in Puerto Vallarta

    Staying in an All Inclusive Resort is always a great choice for your money, and there are lot of options to check, here you will see a list that is going to be updated...

  • Galleria Dante

    Galleria Dante

    Exhibiting the works of more than 50 artists –from emerging to well established museum artists (both painters and sculptors). Of these artists 90% are Mexican-born....

  • Diamonds International

    Diamonds International

    Diamonds International has something for everyone as well, from incredible bargains on fine jewelry to the most respected names in designer wristwatches.

  • Bella Napoli

    Bella Napoli

    All the authentic Italian passion for cooking in this little casual corner in Puerto Vallarta. Homemade pastas, pizza in a wood fire oven and homemade bread. With a...

  • Mikes Fishing Charters and Tours

    Mikes Fishing Charters and Tours

    Our sportfishing fleet in Puerto Vallarta is the best and largest, with the most experienced captains and crew and are completely rigged to bring you to the hottest...

  • Ada Sailing

    Ada Sailing

    At Ada Sailing, we always offer one-of-a-kind experiences aboard our two amazing vessels: Ada and Bruna.
    Our friendly, bilingual crew believes in the complete...

  • Estigo ATV Tours

    Estigo ATV Tours

    Estigo offers the most enjoyable tours in Puerto Vallarta. We combine the thrill of riding your own ATV with some of the most exhilarating experiences you will ever...

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