Puerto Vallarta was a small fishing village for a long time, but stepped into the international spotlight over fifty years ago thanks to the film "The Night of the Iguana," Richard Burton, and Elizabeth Taylor.
50 years later, Puerto Vallarta has become one of the most concurred places in Mexico. www.hotelesboutique.com
Puerto Vallarta is located in Mexico’s Pacific Riviera, in the heart of Bahía de Banderas (Bay of Flags), the third largest bay in the world. It offers the most amazing sunsets. How romantic!
Its gastronomy and variety in internation wines (www.vinisterra.com and www.vinosandwine.com.mx) has had a great reputation, its sense for kindness and of course the fiestas (celebrations) also! The restauration is international and its Mexican cuisine is one of the best in the world. www.elarrayan.com.mx
There is also a French cooking school www.lefort.com.mx and much more… www.virtualvallarta.com/puertovallarta/entertainment/restaurantes/index.shtml Thanks to so many culinary variations we think it´s fingerlicking good.
This modern destination lets you discover the region of Puerto Vallarta, as much as for its beautiful landscapes as for its attractive towns that deserve to be visited and kept traditionally.
South of Puerto Vallarta, the highway follows the coastline to Mismaloya and Boca de Tomatlán, before veering into the rich, tropical forest of the Sierra Madre.
This touristic road "palms to pines" www.palmstopinesvallarta.com is truly a beauty of nature.
While elevating in altitude, the climate gets more dry and cool. Another amazing type of vegetation can be found at the famous Botanical Gardens of Vallarta www.vallartabotanicalgardensac.org which offers a great variety of orchids and other tropical plants and flowers. A real jewel of the floras species! For more information on El Tuito, check out www.visiteltuito.com
The roads pass mountains, forests with high pines and finaly the authentic and historical town of El Tuito. www.eltuito.com.mx Time seems to stand still in middle of the heart of the gods, nothing being more lovely.
The region of Cabo Corrientes offers us the respect of nature, of life, we let ourselves embrace of the surrounding beauty.
Puerto Vallarta and its surroundings are a high place of inspiration and creation, shown by local and foreign artists who come to express themselves every year, and what an eye candy! Just walk on the Malecon and take your time to admire all these artworks that are laughing proudly. They seem to be alive and talk to us.