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Sitting on Mexico’s Pacific coast is beautiful Puerto Vallarta. Year after year, this charming city has enraptured the hearts of visitors with its gorgeous water views, lively nightlife, friendly natives, culinary delights and more. Below are some of the activities and attractions of Puerto Vallarta that we know you will enjoy!
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There are both lively and relaxing beaches in Puerto Vallarta. For visitors who are looking to spend the day at a beach with food vendors, engage in various water sports, or have a couple of drinks by the water, beaches like the famous Playa del Los Muertos and Playa Las Gemelas are perfect for you. For a more tranquil day on the seashore, visit the Garza Blanca or the enchanting Boca de Tomatlan beach.
Puerto Vallarta offers many different recreational activities for those who enjoy marveling at nature and experiencing the call of the wild.
Given Puerto Vallarta’s waterfront location, this area is well known for its outstanding seafood. If you’re in the mood for a local delicacy straight from the ocean, head into any restaurant on the water or even head down to the local fish market. The vendors are friendly, knowledgeable, and are happy to filet any fish you want!
To further enhance your foodie experience while in Puerto Vallarta, check out one of the many food tours that are offered. Food tours go throughout the city, and allow you to experience different local cuisines, amazing taco stands, and regional drinks.
While walking through the streets of Puerto Vallarta you will see many different jewelry, gift, and specialty shops that offer perfect mementos and gifts that will remind you of your trip for years to come. The handmade boutique shops offer carefully crafted jewelry and decor for your home. If you are a fan of art, you will be pleased to know that the streets of Puerto Vallarta are also filled with a variety of different galleries and art installments. Head over to the Galleria Dante, a European “salon”-style gallery with art from a large assortment of Mexican-born artists, or take a walk through the Vallarta Art Walk gallery to enjoy some wine while looking at different art installments.
From cozy bars with a pool table to raucous clubs where crowds spill out onto the streets, the Puerto Vallarta nightlife scene has something for every after-hours taste. Listen to live rock music at Club Roxy, or try creative cocktails at Bar la Playa. Hit the massive dance floor at Strana, or try artisan beers at Los Muertos Brewing Company. Or for sophisticated cabaret in Zona Romantica, try Act II Entertainment.
There is no shortage of things to see in Puerto Vallarta. Book one of many wonderful Puerto Vallarta tours with informed and friendly guides, who will take you to some of the city’s sightseeing highlights: