With an annual average of 27º centigrade, Puerto Vallarta is recognized as a beach destination with 360 days of sunshine a year .
During winter the temperature is warm, very pleasant for any outdoor activity. In spring the temperature rises a bit, many trees bloom and fill the landscape with color. With summer comes the warmth to wear a bathing suit and take a dip; there are some days with several hours of sun and refreshing rains in the afternoon . And in autumn the temperature begins to drop while the rivers and waterfalls are in full swing.
If you come at Easter or Easter you will have blue skies, warm weather without rain and wonderful sunsets.
The wide variety of Puerto Vallarta hotels offers one for every need. There are family members, with activities for minors; and also exclusively for couples, without children, who want to enjoy their romance. There are highly regarded luxury hotels and a diverse range for all budgets.
Others are all-inclusive so you don't worry about anything, or if you prefer the European plan you will also have many options . A very consolidated segment is the LGBT, here there are not only hotels but a whole “gayborhood” with boutiques, restaurants, bars, beach clubs designed for the community, which has made this destination one of their favorites.
And in case you doubted it, There are pet friendly -so you can travel with your best company-.
With more than 1000 restaurants, Puerto Vallarta is recognized as the beach destination with the best gastronomy in the country . Here it is possible to find a wide variety of establishments, both Mexican and international cuisine, fusion and very sophisticated options.
In all areas of the destination it is possible to find high-quality restaurants , whether it be the Center of the port, the Romantic Zone, Marina Vallarta, and recently areas such as Fluvial Vallarta or the Versalles neighborhood have emerged with new and diverse options for all tastes.
Even the vegan offer of this destination was recently recognized in a list of ten cities with the best options for those who prefer this type of diet.
Although Mexico has very beautiful beaches in both the Pacific and the Gulf and in the Caribbean, Puerto Vallarta is recognized as the most Mexican beach destination, located in Jalisco, the cradle of Mexicanness, here you will find many options to enjoy Mexican culture with mariachi, charros and tequila.
Some activities that only Puerto Vallarta offers are: crossing the Jorullo Bridge, considered the longest vehicular suspension bridge in the world; visit Colomitos, known as the smallest beach in the world, located on a bend in the middle of the jungle; play golf in two states -Jalisco and Nayarit- or live the unique experience of swimming with dolphins in the wild.
Puerto Vallarta has a wide catalog of privileged natural settings with an extensive coastline in the Bay of Banderas of more than 100 kilometers, considering that here are the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Pacific Ocean.
From the north in Marina Vallarta, passing through the hotel zone, the center and the south zone, in this destination travelers find multiple options to enjoy days of sun and beach.
Special mention deserve the beaches of the south of the port, from Conchas Chinas with its almost private coves that are authentic natural jacuzzis; Palmares beach, Punta Negra, Mismaloya or Boca de Tomatlán, from where you can walk or take a boat to discover other jewels such as Colomitos, Caballo, Madagascar, Las Ánimas, Quimixto until you reach Yelapa, an isolated community on the southern tip of the Bay Of flags.
In Puerto Vallarta the most sought after is its beautiful Historic Center and the traditional Malecón promenade; the colonias 5 de Diciembre, Del Cerro and the gringo neighborhood(Gringo Gulch) show off the traditional mountain architecture with white walls and red tiles, but at the same time it is a modern and cosmopolitan beach destination in its hotel strip, with modern condominium buildings, shopping centers, bars and avant-garde restaurants.
This destination is also a winter home for thousands of Canadians and North Americans , which gives it a cosmopolitan atmosphere, since it has the annual presence of some of the largest expat communities in the country.
The characteristic of Puerto Vallarta is to practice ecotourism: here it is advisable to walk along the beaches, take a trip through the jungle to a river or an area of waterfalls, or visit the Botanical Garden or the El Salado estuary.
In winter, the most recommended route is to navigate the bay to observe humpback whales. In addition, you will be able to admire dolphins, stingrays and while snorkeling or diving, admire the impressive underwater fauna.
Due to its strict compliance with preventive protocols, Puerto Vallarta was awarded the Safe Destination seal, which is awarded by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC for its acronym in English).
In this destination, all tourism service providers are well aware that the priority is to keep visitors safeTherefore, the measures indicated by the health authorities are being respected, with a capacity limit in some places, the use of face masks, distancing and filters where they are necessary for travelers to return home healthy and safe.
Everyone is welcome here: either as a family, as a couple, with friends, with your pet; be it golfers, vegans, yogists, LGBTQ travelers, Puerto Vallarta offers a wide range of tailor-made services with a rich and varied offer of establishments, which makes it the most friendly and diverse destination in the world.
If the traveler decides to venture a little further into the Vallarta culture, they will find options such asa tour of the most famous taquerías and other typical food stalls on the Taco Tour, (with Vallarta Food Tours) that even the Tripadvisor search engine listed as one of the most recommended tours in Mexico in terms of urban gastronomy.
Another option is to broaden the range of discovery and take the opportunity to visit the Magical Towns of the sierra, neighbors of this port such as San Sebastián del Oeste, Talpa and Mascota, which also offer wonders to discover.
Do not think too much. We are ready to receive you. In Puerto Vallarta you live Mexico, you breathe, admire and vibrate in every corner of this fascinating destination.
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