Turquoise blue waters, vine hung foothills, and an idyllic old town have made Puerto Vallarta the most traveled destination in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta lies at the inner recess of the Bay of Banderas, the largest natural bay in Mexico. Located between the states of Nayarit and Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta bay is the largest in the country. The town is positioned at the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands, giving it a similar climate.
With lush green nature and provision of many land-based and water-based activities, this bay has everything necessary to meet the requirements of savvy travelers regardless of their age. From water sports to colonial history, there is a perfect Puerto Vallarta vacation waiting for everyone.
Ever wondered why Puerto Vallarta is considered to be the best bay in the world:
Myriad of Beaches – Part of the beauty and fun of traveling to a new place is having the opportunity to enjoy the beauties that local nature has to offer. Puerto Vallarta is home to miles of pristine beaches. From secluded sanctuaries to hopping hotspots – Puerto Vallarta can meet any expectation. One of the town's most famous and popular beaches is Los Muertos, located in the Zona Romántica Romanic Zone.
Los Muertos is among the Puerto Vallarta's loveliest beaches. Los Muertos is certainly not a beach for those looking to relax and get away from it all, but if you want action, sun, sand, food and lots to do, this is it, the heart of it all. Definitely, you should plan your visit to Marietas Islands – a small group of uninhabited islands. These islands are a real natural treasure.
Many of the beaches in Puerto Vallarta offer a suite of activities to partake in, from scuba diving and snorkeling to just strolling down the golden sands.
Discover the Sites – The old tinsel town of Puerto Vallarta with cobbled streets and white stucco buildings is what attracts the tourists and history buffs from across the world. The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a city icon which dominates Vallarta's downtown skyline and is one of the favorite symbols and landmarks of the city. It is dedicated to the patron saint of Mexico. There's always activity around and within the church.
If you are looking for a taste of history during your stay, you can visit the rural village of San Sebastián del Oeste – nestled among pine trees in the Sierra Madre mountains. You can also explore the archaeological museum of Vallarta, popularly known as Cuale Museum. The museum exhibits the artifacts from Mexico's western region donated by museums from the city of Guadalajara.
Puerto Vallarta also boasts a vibrant art and culture scene. So, do take advantage of the town's shopping, dining and partying along the Malecón (boardwalk).
Enjoy the Sports Activities – Whether it is golf or an adrenaline-filled kitesurfing race along Bucerias beach, Puerto Vallarta has an impressive array of options for those that refuse to lay in the sun. Puerto Vallarta is also considered to be a paradise for anglers as they can enjoy fishing all throughout the year. You can catch a variety of fish, including Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna, among many others.
The enthusiastic travelers can also participate in parasailing and other water sports activities on the many beaches along the Bahia de Banderas. The most popular spot is at Los Muertos Beach. To fly is one of mankind's oldest dreams and you can make it come true in Vallarta. The complete emotional and adrenaline overload activity will surely be a unique life changing experience.
All those who enjoy extreme sports, be it on land or water, agree that there is nothing quite like Puerto Vallarta when it comes to an adrenaline rush.
During your stay in Puerto Vallarta, you can enjoy deep sea fishing, horseback riding, kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving along with exploring the historical wonders to get a deep insight into the glorious past. Whether you are looking for fun in the sun or a complete cultural experience – Puerto Vallarta has it all. Chartering a private yacht in Puerto Vallarta is the best option to try all these activities, without facing any hurdles during your leisure stay.