One of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico
The beaches of Puerto Vallarta are the main reason that attracts visitors from all over the world. However, its picturesque historic center, its boardwalk full of art with magnificent views of Banderas Bay and its Romantic Zone make this city a unique and unforgettable destination.
Located on the Pacific coast, 330 kilometers from Guadalajara (capital of the state of Jalisco), Puerto Vallarta has the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, which connects it with the main cities of the country and also with important foreign cities. In this way, it has become one of the main tourist destinations in Mexico.
And it is not for less, since the offer of hotels in Puerto Vallarta is varied, with both low-cost and highly sophisticated options. In addition, there is the enormous number of activities by the sea with something fun for each visitor: diving, snorkeling, bungee jumping, parasailing, kayaking, sport fishing, swimming with dolphins, whale watching in season, jet sky, boat rides, flyboard , windsurfing and surfing, among others.
The Sierra Madre Occidental, behind the beautiful city, serves as a green and leafy backdrop with some waterfalls and the El Jorullo Hanging Bridge, where outdoor activities related to adventure sports and nature multiply the already Yes, a long list of attractions: exciting zip lines, ATV rides, horseback riding or mountain bike tours, abseiling and quiet walks to appreciate the landscape and discover the birds that live in the trees.
Gourmet City Tour
On the other hand, Puerto Vallarta is considered a “gourmet city” for the large number of restaurants that have renowned chefs behind their stoves and for the delicious creativity that they bring to their dishes. So that, after having fun with some of the sea or mountain activities, you can recover your strength with gastronomic proposals of the highest level. And, later, extend the evening with the lively nightlife of the city.
Puerto Vallarta, which was originally called Las Peñas, was founded in 1851. But its tourist development took place in the 1980s with the construction of the Marina Vallarta. Since then, it has not stopped growing and captivating its visitors who want to return again and again.
If you are planning a getaway to Puerto Vallarta, the best season to visit is between the months of April and June, avoiding the rainy season. However, between the months of December to March it is possible to enjoy whale watching in this area of the Pacific.