A complete resort destination, Puerto Vallarta has a bit of everything that adds up to a whole lot of fun. Itís beautiful beaches, excellent dining, accommodations for every budget, shopping galore, variety of entertainment, tons of activities and adventurous excursions have all made Puerto Vallarta into one of Mexicoís most popular resort towns. On a picturesque bay with traditional cobble streets and the majestic Sierra Madre mountains as a back drop, Puerto Vallarta is also one of the most beautiful resorts in Mexico.
Downtown Puerto Vallarta is where youíll find the best nightlife and great shopping. Here you can stroll the cobblestone streets and browse the many silver, pottery and handcraft shops. Check out the market for good buys on leather products, jewelry and other items.
Marina Vallarta is home to many luxurious hotels and excellent restaurants. Built around a lovely marina with many shops, art galleries, nice beaches and a excellent golf course its just a short drive north of downtown.
Nuevo Vallarta is a new developing area of Puerto Vallarta with modern resorts fronting a wide stretch of beach. This area of Puerto Vallarta offers a more relaxed pace and quiet, secluded way to enjoy your vacation.
For a true taste of Puerto Vallarta stroll the malecon on Sundays when the promenade is filled with street artists and local "oom-pah" bands. Try a relaxing cruise on Banderas Bay, enjoy the tropical breeze, go swimming or snorkeling and admire the incredible views.
There are many excursions that will let you explore the world around Puerto Vallarta. Popular places to visit include San Sebastian, a historic silver town, tropical parks areas located inland form Mismaloya, and ecological tours into the wildlife and lush vegetation around Puerto Vallarta.
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