The 5 Best Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular destinations on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Puerto Vallarta lies at the inner recess of the Bay of Banderas, the largest natural bay in Mexico. From water sports to colonial history, there is a perfect Puerto Vallarta vacation for everyone.

Puerto Vallarta has an excellent dining scene, one of the most sophisticated in Mexico. There are over 400 restaurants and smaller you can eat at, seafood is a favorite, plus local dishes are very interesting for the newcomers too.

Get Out On The Water

There numerous activities available such as snorkeling, diving, dolphin, sea-lion, and whale-watching, or sailing and touring to remote beaches and islands. Playa de Los Muertos is the most popular beach and backs onto the magnificent 200-foot pier that juts out into the Pacific Ocean.

Enjoy the Malecon

Puerto Vallarta’s beautiful Malecon, the beachfront boardwalk, is a mile-long stretch that doubles as an open-air museum. Don’t leave Puerto Vallarta without experiencing the Malecon, more than once, we are sure you’ll visit the city again if you do.

Have an Adventure

If your type of adventure includes zip-lining upside down through the rainforest or more tame activities like hiking and birdwatching, Puerto Vallarta has the ideal setting for you. Sierra Madre mountains are just outside of Puerto Vallarta and if you love hiking, canopy tours, horseback riding, mountain biking, and more, make sure to check this area out!

Check out the nightlife

After the sun goes down, there’s still plenty to do. Puerto Vallarta’s nightlife includes a variety of nightclubs along the Malecon, as well as several laid-back options with live music.