The Malecon is Puerto Vallarta’s boardwalk. It’s a seaside promenade located at the edge of the ocean. It’s a great place to start off the night!
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church dominates downtown and the skyline. It’s a block from the main square and is the most iconic image in the city.
The Romantic Zone is located in Old Vallarta and is the busiest part of the town. Make sure to wear comfy shoes as the streets are cobblestone.
Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden
The botanical gardens are manicured and lush. There are many different paths to walk and bridges to cross. There is also a river that runs through the gardens where you can swim.
Museo Historico Naval
This museum provides a detailed account of the town and region from an aquatic perspective, starting with the Spanish Conquest and ending with Mexico’s modern navy.
Isla Rio Cuale
Isla Rio Cuale is located in the middle of the river that divides Old Town and Zona Romantica. The pedestrian space is lush and garden-like and contains a museum and souvenir shops.
Marina Vallarta is located 15 minutes north of downtown Puerto Vallarta. It is a great spot for families and has the best restaurants and spas.
Los Arcos Marine Park
Los Arcos are 4 arches overlooking the sea. The original arches were taken from a ruined hacienda. It is the best place for people-watching.