All Inclusive Vacations To Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


Puerto Vallarta is a mystic city that harbors tradition in its plazas, in its streets, in its people – a city that expresses the color of its culture and natural beauty at every turn. Located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, Puerto Vallarta lies in the heart of Banderas Bay and offers both traditional and modern lifestyles. Puerto Vallarta has received many global awards that are a testament to the uniqueness and warmth of the city. The destination has been voted the friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast Magazine (2003) and the best Mexican Vacation Destination by (2010)


Weather: 10 C – 40 C ; The rainy season runs from June through Mid-October, with virtually no precipitation the rest of the year.  Even in rainy season, the rain normally falls in short bursts, most often at night, with most days being hot and dry.
Language: Spanish, although many who work in tourist areas have some English speaking skills.
Currency: The peso is the national currency, although US dollars are widely accepted in businesses throughout town. Major credit cards are also accepted in most establishments.

Getting There & Getting Around

The recently expanded and renovated Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) offers excellent connectivity for commercial international flights with charters arriving daily from Canada, the U.S and Europe as well as South America.

In Puerto Vallarta taxis are abundant and hailing one is as simple as waving. Taxis are relatively cheap as long as you agree on a price before you go.

Buses are owned privately and stops can be identified by their blue signs with a picture of a bus. Bus fare is cheap at about 6.5 pesos ($0.50) and can take you downtown or to the airport or many other destinations. Ask your concierge for the appropriate route.

Rental Cars
Rental cars can be arranged at the airport or at most hotels as well as in the downtown area. In order to rent a vehicle you must be 25 years old and have a valid drivers license and credit card. (You can rent if you are 21+ but are subject to a young drivers charge.) Local drivers are very aggressive and roads can be difficult to maneuver as all road signs are in Spanish.


Canto Del Sol          ★★★★☆

Hacienda Hotel and Spa        ★★★☆☆

Now Amber Resort and Spa         ★★★★★

Villa del Palmar Vallarta Beach Resort         ★★★★☆


Golondrina #145, Col. Los Sauces
This shopping area sells clothing, footwear and accessories for women.

Art Walk
This walkway highlights the art galleries of downtown. This can be explored on your own or with a tour guide. See  the map here.

Canopy River
Insurgentes #369, Basilio Badillo or Fco. Medina Ascencio 1968A
This tour company offers numerous activities from ATV tours and zip lining to Tequila tours and donkey rides!

Dolphin Discovery – Aquaventuras Park
Carr. a Tepic km 155 s/n, Nuevo Vallarta

El Teatro Vallarta
Presenting a number of plays, such as the popular “Fandango” as well as the kids favourite “Sponge Bob”

Galería de Ollas
Corona 176
This gallery has preserved the pottery of Mata Ortiz, Mexico.

Olas Atlas
There are many shops and restaurants along this street that are worth exploring.

Plaza de Armas

Paseo Díaz Ordaz

Unique ATV Tours
Basilio Badillo 429 Colonia Emiliano Zapata CP 48380
This is only for those who don’t mind a little dirt. There adventures offer everything you could want including duns.

Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Km 24, Carretera a Barra de Navidad, Hwy 200
This garden has a trail that goes through the jungle to a river with information on various vegetation.

Xaime Ximénez
Malecon Puerto Vallarta cp. 483000
This painter has devoted his talents to to capturing Puerto Vallatra.

Zoologico de Puerto Vallarta
Camino al Eden #700 Mismaloya
This reserve offers recreational activities to help visitors capture the wonders of the jungle.

Restaurants & Nightlife

100 Natural
Francisco Medina Ascencio 1630, Col. Olimpica

Amapa Sunset Restaurant & Beach Club
Amapas 114 Playa los muertos, Colonia Emiliano Zapata CP 48330

Andrea Restaurant
Av. Costera S/N, LH2, Fracc. Marina Vallarta C.P. 48354
This gourmet restaurant serves Italian and French dishes as well as Mexican and Asian themed evenings. Choose from indoor or outdoor seating and from buffet or á la Carte.

Rodolfo Gómez #157, Emiliano Zapata

Barra Bar
Plaza Peninsula, locales C2 y C3

Blanca Blue Restaurant & Lounge
Carr. a Barra de Navidad km 7.5, Puerto Vallarta
The restaurants spectacular views are accompanied with a flavourful menu.

Calle Proa s/n, Marina Vallarta

El Faro Lighthouse Bar
Royal Pacific Yacht Club, Marina Vallarta

Emiliano Restaurant
Pelicanos 311 Fracc. Marina Vallarta, C.P. 48354
This restaurant serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and uses the freshest ingredient to create its Mexican and International menu.

Harry’s Bar
Lazaro Cardenas #328
Plays hip-hop music.

J & B Salsa Club
Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio Km 4

Party Lounge
Avenida Mexico #993

Roxy’s Live Music
Ignacio Vallarta 217
This is the only place playing rhythm and blues music as well as a variety of other styles.

Señor Frogs
Morelos / Galeana 518

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