What to do in Puerto Vallarta

Sightseeing/Landmarks | Top 10 | Enjoy Vallarta | Ecotourism/Nature | Day trips

Bordered by the towering Sierra Madre mountains, white edges of the beaches and the sparkling depths of the Pacific Ocean, Puerto Vallarta is a tropical destination of contrasts.

Sightseeing & Landmarks

Here's a list of things to do and see, most of them in the Puerto Vallarta downtown area.

Top Options

Here's what we consider the best top options in each category.

Enjoying Puerto Vallarta

A more general list of things to do in Puerto Vallarta, includes food, Mexican culture, and sports activities.

Ecotourism and Nature

PV would not be a beautiful destination if it wasn't graced with such a lush and diverse natural environment.

Recommended Day trips

Wonderful coastal towns, beaches, and colonial towns to visit in the area. Some require a trip that is a bit longer and would best if your trip lasts a day or more.

From its simple cobblestone streets in the town center to sophisticated services provided by Grand Tourism hotels, Vallarta is always at its most accommodating.

Puerto Vallarta offers each unique guest their own ideal vacation blend of relaxation and exhilaration; tranquility and activity.

If you'd like to arrive by sea, the Banderas Bay area boasts a number of modern and sophisticated Marinas, and for those who like golf, Vallarta has eight championship golf courses.

You can also feel assured by the knowledge that the city also offers top-level hospitals, no unsavory surprises here.

No matter your particular preferences or indulgences, there's a part of Puerto Vallarta that's just right for you and your personal vacations.

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