Mexico has many destinations to offer, and if you’re looking for a vacation full of fun and adventure, Puerto Vallarta is for you. Here’s a selection of the best places you can visit in Puerto Vallarta!
1) PUERTO VALLARTA MALECON
If you are wondering where to go in Puerto Vallarta, the first option you should consider is the Malecón. This one and a half kilometre long pedestrian promenade represents the place’s essence and has many activities.
In this place, you can see many palm trees, sculptures and of course, the sea. If you want to delight your eyes with a unique spectacle. In that case, we recommend you experience at dusk the ritual of the Voladores de Papantla ( an ancient ceremony consisting of a 30 metre high dance), representing an ancestral ritual dedicated to rain and fertility.
Don’t forget to go to the arches of the Malecón, made of stone, where you will find all kinds of activities. This is one of the liveliest places to visit in Puerto Vallarta, and you can’t miss it!
2) BEACHES OF PUERTO VALLARTA
As said, Puerto Vallarta has some of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico. Colmitos Beach, Yelapa Beach, Los Muertos Beach, Sayulita; these are often mentioned, and with good reason.
If you are looking for tourist places in Puerto Vallarta, the beaches are a must stop. With over 35 different beaches, you can choose according to your tastes and preferences. To make it easier, you can spend some days at Boana Toree Malibu, which is Puerto Vallarta’s biggest gay and hetero friendly condo-hotel! It is located near the famous Playa Los Muertos, a gay beach and a few steps away from the hotel, you’ll find streets lined up with restaurants and pubs with an excellent and lively nightlife! We don’t lie when we say that there is a beach for every taste!
3) NAVAL MUSEUM
The Naval Museum is one of the places you can visit in Puerto Vallarta. Located on the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta, this museum shows everything that has happened in Mexico’s maritime history.
In this interesting museum, you will find two floors with 14 rooms that show everything. You can learn a lot about the evolution of Mexican maritime history. In short, one of the best cultural attractions in Puerto Vallarta.
4) ROMANTIC ZONE
One of the places in Puerto Vallarta worth visiting is the Romantic Zone, also known as Old Vallarta. Locals say that once you cross the south side of the Cuale River, the area becomes ideal for enthusiasts. Take advantage of the open-air banks and cafes designed to spend time in company.
5) CHURCH OF OUR LADY
The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe is one of the most iconic places in the city. Located in the center of Puerto Vallarta, this place is perfect for admiring the architecture and religious art near the main square.
This church does not have a defined architectural style, but a mixture of different designs. In this work of art, you will find neoclassical, renaissance and baroque details. It will surprise you!
6) BAY OF FLAGS
The Bay of Banderas is considered one of the best tourist places in Vallarta, and is an area that stretches for 115 kilometres, and crowned as one of the largest bays in the country.
It is said that the name of this bay is because of the indigenous people defended their land with weapons, but especially with many flags, during the Spanish conquest. Enjoy the beach with a backdrop of spectacular green mountain ranges and take the opportunity for fantastic pictures.
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