Located on Mexico’s west coast, in the state of Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta has established itself as one of the country’s most picturesque and popular vacation destinations. Visitors to this area enjoy beautiful year-round weather and an abundance of athletic, cultural, and culinary attractions, as well as a fantastic nightlife and a captivating sense of Old-World grandeur.
Wander the city’s cobblestone streets, visit the newly renovated Malecon Boardwalk, experience a boat or a diving tour, or venture outside of town and discover the surrounding hills and mountains.
We’ve listed some of our favorite Puerto Vallarta-area attractions below. Feel free to get in touch with us if you’d like more information!
Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Mexico’s most eminent botanical garden is open year round (it’s closed on Mondays from April to November) and features a swimmable river in addition to 20 acres of tropical collections and an on-site store.
Los Arcos National Marine Park
Spanish for “the arches”, Los Arcos marine reserve is a grouping of islands offering some of the most fantastic snorkeling and diving in Puerto Vallarta. Charter a half- or all-day tour and experience the beauty of the area.
Vista Vallarta Golf Course
This challenging Tom Weiskopf-designed course, open since 2001, is set among jungle, ravines, and creeks, taking advantage of the varying elevations and natural features of the land that surrounds it.
Marina Vallarta Golf Course
Perfect your golf swing at this 18-hole course, designed by American architect Joe Finger, and open since 1989. Gaze out at stunning Banderas Bay while you play.
Puerto Vallarta Downtown
The bustling downtown area of this charming seaside city features landmarks including Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, numerous art galleries, the Municipal Market, and more. Relax in the main square and watch the world go by.
This seaside boardwalk is considered by many to be the cultural heart of Puerto Vallarta, and has recently been renovated to its previous glory. Most of it is pedestrian-only; stroll along and explore the shops, statues, restaurants, and local artists, all framed by the Pacific Ocean