Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

From its cobblestone streets to the most sophisticated luxurious hotels, Vallarta is a place that offers the perfect blend of rest, fun, activity and tranquillity.

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Puerto Vallarta

As well as relaxing on the many beautiful beaches, there are plenty of other things to do such as golf, watersports and the Splash Waterpark which makes for a great day out.

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Puerto Vallarta Hotels (37)

Abbey Hotel Photograph of Abbey Hotel
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This new adult only hotel, offers comfortable accommodation and a great location. Ideal for making the most of the beach and the local amenities....

Belmar Hotel Photograph of Belmar Hotel
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Belmar Hotel is great value for money and a family run complex. You have an enjoyable stay here at this artistic hotel. Suitable for families and couples or travellers wanting a base to explore the ...

Blue Chairs Hotel Photograph of Blue Chairs Hotel
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This hotel is the first gay friendly and gay exclusive resort located in direct proximity to the Puerto Vallarta beach and combines comfortable accommodation with a good range of on-site facilities....

Blue Seas Hotel Photograph of Blue Seas Hotel
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With the relaxing ambience of Old Vallarta, this adults only hotel offers traditional Mexican style with the perfect location to enjoy all the local amenities....

Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa Photograph of Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa
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An impressive and extensive resort offering a relaxed atmosphere and fantastic location on the beach....

Offering comfortable accommodation and a relaxing atmosphere, this hotel would suit those who like to be in the heart of the resort and close to both the beach and the local amenities....

Club Meza Del Mar Hotel Photograph of Club Meza Del Mar Hotel
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Family friendly hotel offering comfortable accommodation and a fantastic location on the beach yet within easy reach of the resort's amenities....

El Pescador Hotel Photograph of El Pescador Hotel
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Basic beachfront hotel offering simple accommodation and the ideal base to make the most of the beach and for exploring the local amenities....

Eloisa Hotel Photograph of Eloisa Hotel
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With its relaxed atmosphere and proximity to the beach and local amenities, this hotel is popular with those who like a comfortable base....

Emperador Hotel and Suites Photograph of Emperador Hotel and Suites
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This beachfront complex is popular with those who are looking for comfortable accommodation and a central location close to all the local amenities....

Encino Hotel Photograph of Encino Hotel
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Encino Hotel offers a good range of facilities in a good location, ideal for a relaxing break in the sun....

Flamingo Vallarta Hotel and Marina Photograph of Flamingo Vallarta Hotel and Marina
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This traditionally-styled hotel offers comfortable accommodation by the marina and in close reach of local attractions....

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort Photograph of Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort
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Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and a private stretch of white sandy beach the Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa has an ideal setting for a relaxing holiday in the sun. The hotel offers fun...

Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Photograph of Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel
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This traditional Mexican style hotel is built around a fountain courtyard with lagoon style swimming pool....

Los Arcos Suites Hotel Photograph of Los Arcos Suites Hotel
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This modern and comfortable hotel offers a good range of on-site facilities and makes the ideal choice for a relaxing holiday....

Los Tules Resort Photograph of Los Tules Resort
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Mexican Resort Los Tules Hotel sits on a half mile sandy beach in Banderas Bay, surrounded by a plantation of coconut palms....

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa Photograph of Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
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A beautiful beachfront resort offering luxurious accommodation and a fantastic range of facilities....

Mayan Palace Puerto Vallarta Hotel Photograph of Mayan Palace Puerto Vallarta Hotel
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A modern hotel which provides a good standard of accommodation and a choice of facilities that should suit all types of holidaymaker....

Melia Puerto Vallarta Hotel Photograph of Melia Puerto Vallarta Hotel
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Perfect for families and couples who are looking for a resort with lots of activities and a beach-front location. There is something here for all to enjoy....

Paloma Del Mar Hotel Photograph of Paloma Del Mar Hotel
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Renovated in 2002, this hotel makes a comfortable base from which to explore the local area and the nearby attractions....

Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort and Spa is a luxury 4 star complex perfect for a relaxing holiday or a romantic break. Couples and families are welcome to have an enjoyable holiday here....

Riu Jalisco Hotel Photograph of Riu Jalisco Hotel
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Riu Jalisco Hotel is set in a beautiful location on the beachfront, perfect for a relaxing holiday. Couples and families are welcomed with everything you need to enjoy your holiday....

Riu Vallarta Hotel Photograph of Riu Vallarta Hotel
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The Riu Vallarta Hotel offers fantastic facilities and accommodation for the whole family, whilst located on the beautiful beachfront....

Rosita Hotel Photograph of Rosita Hotel
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A traditional oceanfront hotel combining comfortable accommodation with a great location within walking distance of the local amenities and attractions....

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Beaches

Puerto Vallarta offers mile upon mile of beautiful pristine sands so if it's a quiet secluded beach you want or a lively beach with plenty going on, you will find it in Puerto Vallarta. Bordered by the Sierra Madre foothills, the beaches offer fantastic scenery which just adds to the relaxing atmosphere.

One of the resorts most famous and popular beaches has to be Los Muertos which is located in the Romantic Zone. This lively beach is very long and has a great range of facilities including beach clubs, bars and restaurants.

If you are looking for something a little quieter, try Playa Conchas Chinas which is said to be one of the more peaceful areas in the resort.

Things to Do

Although many people are happy just lying on the beach all day, you may fancy a wander round Puerto Vallarta's old town. The old town is full of white stucco buildings and cobbled streets so there is plenty to see. The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe is the main feature of the old town and it can be quite busy come December when thousands of Catholic pilgrims visit during the 12 day festival.

If you happen to visit the resort in mid November you will be able to take part in a whole host of activities such as concerts, art exhibits, cocktail parties, tequila and wine tasting events and festive dinners. These events are all part of the November Festival which takes place every year.

There are so many activities available in Puerto Vallarta, many of which are water based, such as scuba diving, snorkeling, boat cruises and whale/dolphin watching tours. Other activities include tennis, golf and horseriding.

Another popular attraction is the Sea Turtle Camp and Crocodile Adventure where you can learn lots about these animals, learn all about the conservation programme, visit a sea turtle nursery and even release the sea turtles back into the ocean. This is not only interesting but a lot of fun too.

I think it's fair to say, you can do as much or as little as you want to in Puerto Vallerta.

Out and About

From fast food restaurants to typical Mexican restaurants, you will find it here in Puerto Vallarta. There are so many restaurants to choose from, so no matter what your taste and budget are, I'm sure you will not be disappointed. There are plenty of bars too and you will find everything from old traditional bars which are popular with locals, to trendy bars and martini lounges. Puerto Vallarta boasts a very vibrant nightlife so if partying into the small hours appeals then this is certainly the place for you.

The range of shops here is quite broad and includes large supermarkets, shopping centres with trendy shops and boutiques, flea markets and farmers markets. Whatever your style or budget, there is something here for everyone to either take home as a souvenir or just as a treat for yourself.

Nearby Attractions

If you are a keen surfer then take a trip to Playa de Sayulita which is approx 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta. It's great for fishing and surfing and is very popular spot with surfers all year round.

In the Marieta Islands, close to Puerta Vallarta, you will find the Hidden Beach which is said to be one of the most popular beaches in Mexico. The beach is actually a hole in the ground and only accessible via a very tight tunnel which you have to swim to and only in low tide so it's probably not for non swimmers. The beach is protected from the outside world and really has to be seen to appreciate its beauty.

Another beautiful place is the Vallarta Botanical Gardens approx 30km from Puerto Vallarta. The beautiful nature park is full of orchids, bromeliads and wild palms. You can enjoy a nice meal at the restaurant while butterflies and hummingbirds fly around you then afterwards you can take a refreshing dip in the river.

For a scenic trip through the Sierra Madre Mountains, visit the Rancho El Charro and take a 3 to 8 hour trek on a horse. It's a great way to see the area and some rides are even suitable for children.

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