Church Steeple and Flags in street

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Puerto Vallarta

Come to Puerto Vallarta (or just 'Vallarta' to many) to laze on the dazzling sandy beaches, browse in the quirky shops, nosh in the stylish restaurants and wander the picturesque central streets and enticing malecón (boardwalk).


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Day Trips

From snorkeling in jungle-backed coves, to unwinding in the Sierra Madre mountains and exploring uninhabited islands, Puerto Vallarta offers amazing day trips

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Getting around Puerto Vallarta has never been easier with its eminently walkable downtown, convenient ride-hailing service and efficient bus network.

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Free Things to Do

A lovely strip of palm trees, hotels and blond sand, Puerto Vallarta is the pride of Mexico's Pacific Coast. Here's how to enjoy Puerto Vallarta for free.

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Traveling with Kids

With great beaches, cultural experiences and outdoors adventures, Puerto Vallarta is a brilliant place to travel with kids.

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