45 minutes south of Punta Mita, the city limits encompass 1,300 km2 of seaside and lush tropical land. Blessed by its location nestled between the Sierra Madre mountain range and the world’s seventh largest bay, Vallarta is only a 3 hour flight away from Los Angeles, Dallas, and just over 4 1/2 from Seattle, Vancouver, Calgary, Chicago, New York and Toronto. This gorgeous Mexican beach resort destination has become home to several thousands of Americans and Canadians who have chosen it above many other beach destinations due to its proximity to major US and Canadian cities and commodities. Puerto Vallarta is on the same latitude as Hawaii and enjoys nearly perfect weather. It is situated at the western most end of the State of Jalisco, on the coordinates of 20°27’00” to the 20°59’00” of the northern latitude, and 104°55’00” to the 105°33’00” western longitude, 2m above sea level.