Banderas Bay has so much to offer for its travelers and locals alike!! There are so many places to see and visit on Banderas Bay. No one can run out of activities while vacationing or living in Puerto Vallarta. Few activities that you can be part of in Puerto Vallarta include zip lining through the beautiful Sierra Madre Mountains, taking a calm relaxing stroll through the city, dancing at the top salsa bars and clubs, and eating dinners under the gaze of the stars onboard your own private yacht rental in Puerto Vallarta. The list does not end here!! There is something for everyone to enjoy on Banderas Bay.
Start with your Puerto Vallarta adventure by eating some tacos from one of the street vendors. You can also shop at the local eclectic markets and boutiques for souvenirs. Don't forget to purchase scents, colors, and flavors that only Puerto Vallarta has to offer. Throughout, you can be under the guidance of experts to assist you with shopping and tasting of local cuisines.
Olas Altas and the Zona Romantica – Located in the center of Puerto Vallarta, Olas Atlas is also known as “romantic zone”. This is because of its cobblestone streets, an assortment of bars, bistros, and locally owned boutiques located by the beach of Los Muertos. During your leisure time, you can taste some homemade ice cream and chocolate from Xcocodivas. You can also simply sit at the Page in the Sun Café and read a book or treat yourself to pancakes at the Pancake House.
At night, you can head to one of the popular bars or restaurants. Joe Jack’s Fish shack or Espresso restaurant are two great places to dine. They offer delicious dinners made with the freshest ingredients.
Las Islas Marietas With Their Hidden Beach – All those looking for adventure, the Islas Marietas excursion is the best tour. Just off the coast of Banderas Bay, Las Islas Mariertas are a group of islands which were formed thousands of years ago during a volcanic eruption. These islands are also home to a hidden beach that lies at the heart of the islands which can be reached by swimming through the cave. You might also spot blue footed boobies – a rare species of bird.
Many people who visit the Marietas Islands do so to go snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving, all of which are wonderful ways to explore the islands. During the whale season, you can end up spotting these giant marine creatures. The islands are amazing!
The Malecon of Puerto Vallarta – No visit to Puerto Vallarta would be complete if you haven't visited the people's favorite boardwalk. The Malecon is an amazing pedestrianized promenade that is located right next to the Romantic Zone and can be easily reached by walking along the water’s edge from Los Muertos Beach. This area is perfect to enjoy a leisurely stroll for there are no cars or buses. You can see many people jogging or walking with their pets during the morning or around sunset.
The Malecon beachfront offers visitors the chance to see artists, rock sculptures, and even performances. When the night falls you can expect The Malecon to explode with activity.
ATV Tours in Puerto Vallarta – The ATV Tours are considered to be one of the best ways to take in the eye captivating views of the beauty of the Banderas Bay. It is also one of the most popular activities that tourists and locals like to be part of. The scenery is absolutely stunning. You can be part of the ATV tours either in the morning or the afternoon. You can also choose to go up to the mountains where there are waterfalls or you can even go on tequila tastings.
You will be driving your own ATV through water, dirt, and off road, but don’t be frightened, because it is so much fun. The ATV tours are great for all ages, and you can even bring your children because most of the ATV’s have a back-seat, which is safe for the entire family.
Have you visited Puerto Vallarta? What were the places that you visited and are they your favorite ones? So, next time you visit you can add to the list of places that are an absolute must see in Puerto Vallarta. Book a yacht rentals in Puerto Vallarta in advance to visit the unique beach destinations in and around Vallarta.