What to do and when to travel to Puerto Vallarta?

The beaches of Puerto Vallarta are the main reason that attracts visitors from all over the world. However, its picturesque historic center, its art-filled malecon with magnificent views of the Bahia de Banderas and its Romantic Zone make this city a unique and unforgettable destination.

Located on the Pacific coast, 330  kilometers from Guadalajara (capital of  the state of Jalisco), Puerto Vallarta has the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz international airport, which connects it with the main cities of the country and also with important international cities. In this way, it became one of the main tourist destinations in Mexico.

The hotel offer in Puerto Vallarta is varied, with both low-cost and highly sophisticated options.

In addition, there is the enormous amount of activities by the sea with something fun for each visitor: diving, snorkeling, bungee jumping, parasailing, kayaking, sport fishing, swimming with dolphins, whale watching in season, jet sky, boat rides, flyboard , windsurfing and surfing, among others.

The Sierra Madre Occidental, behind the beautiful city, serves as a green and lush backdrop with some waterfalls and the Jorullo suspension bridge, where outdoor activities related to adventure sports and nature multiply the already existing, menu of attractions: exciting zip lines, ATV rides, horseback riding or mountain bike tours, rappelling and quiet walks to appreciate the landscape and discover the birds that inhabit the trees.

n the other hand, Puerto Vallarta is considered a "gourmet city" because of the large number of restaurants that have renowned chefs behind their kitchens and because of the delicious creativity that they bring to their dishes. So, after having fun with any of the sea or mountain activities, you can regain your strength with gastronomic proposals of the best level. And later, extend the evening with the lively nightlife of the city.
Puerto Vallarta, which was originally called Las Peñas, was founded in 1851. But its tourist development took place in the eighties with the construction of the Marina Vallarta. Since then, it has not stopped growing and falling in love with its visitors who want to return again and again.
If you are planning a getaway to Puerto Vallarta, the best season to visit is between the months of April and June avoiding the rainy season. However, between the months of December to March it is possible to enjoy whale watching in this area of the Pacific.