Puerto Vallarta is a multi-colored mosaic of extraordinary climate, spectacular beaches bordered by mountains, exuberant vegetation, a variety of stores, restaurants, bars, walkways, festivals and the magic of an unmatched native Mexican population rich in fascinating traditions and customs.
Every world-class destination has its own list of must-see items, and Puerta Vallarta is no exception. This destination, growing in popularity, offers visitors a variety of places capable of satisfying all tastes and interests.
Without a doubt, the Marina hosts the best hotels, the most chic restaurants and the most exclusive stores in Puerto Vallarta. Boating lovers should not miss the Marina. With its capacity for more than 400 yachts, it provides docking capabilities worthy of admiration as you walk down its principal street or enjoy a delicious drink on the terrace of one of its more than 60 restaurants.
Located in Puerta Vallarta's central zone, the famous Malecón (Boardwalk) is a fun place that captures the essence of the city and the vitality of its warm people. The sculptures of famous local and foreign artists guide you along and enliven a revitalizing walk along the ocean's edge. Take time to visit the picturesque galleries, browse the storefronts and enjoy the stupendous and internationally recognized local cuisine. And when night falls in Puerto Vallarta, check out the clubs and bars that open their doors to lovers of nightlife in search of fun and diversion.
In the Zona Romántica, also known as ‘Old Vallarta’ the essence of the city's traditional Mexican population fills the air. As you walk along its stone-paved streets, let your gaze settle upon the white adobe walls, the tiled gabled roofs, and the balconies with steel railings covered in bougainvillea of all colors. To complete your tour of Puerto Vallarta, don't forget to visit its picturesque arts and crafts markets and enjoy a cool drink at one of its sidewalk cafes.