The Insider’s Guide to all that is best in Puerto Vallarta, with tips on the best Tours, Restaurants and even Street Food. 😃
Here you will find our Insider knowledge and tips about Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding area. We have used our knowledge, with over 30 years experience, to produce this guide to our wonderful and beautiful city.
Some of the reasons for choosing Puerto Vallarta to visit are our wonderful climate, the extraordinarily friendly people who live here, the varied excursions and tours available, the great selection of restaurants and all in a tropical location known for its security and safety.
It’s one of the safest tourist destinations in Mexico and the world.
On this site you will find information about Puerto Vallarta for everything you need to make your stay here in Puerto Vallarta the best.
If you like the information we provide, please consider booking your tours with us, the small commission we receive will help support this site and, we give the same great discount as all the other sites.
Tours in Puerto Vallarta are many and varied, some easygoing and some very adventurous.
Puerto Vallarta is ringed with jungle covered mountains. In many places the jungle is footsteps from the beach. Numerous year-round rivers feed the Bay.
Things change quickly here, but we work hard to keep everything up-to-date.
If there is anything in the following pages that you can not find or need more information on, please feel free to e-mail us,
Hope you all come and visit Puerto Vallarta soon.
Wherever you are, there are tours for you on the Water, on the Beach or on the Land. Also cheap or free do-it-yourself tours.
On this site you will find information about Puerto Vallarta including a list of hotels and Vacation Rentals, a listing of our many fine restaurants, detailed maps complete with hotel locations, information on our Golf Courses, fun bars for drinks (including Raicilla), a guide to the nightlife, a calendar of upcoming events, exchange rates, bus and taxi transportation information, the weather and shopping recommendations. Information for everything you need to enhance your stay here in Puerto Vallarta.
Tips on arriving in Puerto Vallarta by Air and Cruise Ship.
The bay that Puerto Vallarta lies in the center of is Bahia Banderas (the Bay of Flags). Most of the north side of the bay lies in our neighboring state of Nayarit while Puerto Vallarta, is in the state of Jalisco, the home of Tequila and the Mariachi.
The whole bay is developing rapidly, with Nayarit developing faster than Vallarta. Unlike Cabo San Lucas and Cancún, Vallarta is ringed with jungle covered mountains. In many places the jungle is footsteps from the beach. Numerous year-round rivers feed the Bay. See Puerto Vallarta Area Description
We think you’ll find the most up-to-date information here. Unlike many other sites, we don’t show restaurants that have gone out of business or keep you guessing about the timeliness of our information. Things change quickly here. Check the Insider Tips page to find a list of our recommended Bars and Restaurants.
Some people did not even know that summer is our rainy season (their Travel Agents, if they knew, often didn’t tell them). Click here for Weather and other information.
The center of Puerto Vallarta is unique in having maintained its small village atmosphere without succumbing, too much, to the pressures of tourism. On the other hand, don’t be surprised to find a Starbucks in the main square.
If there is anything in the following pages that you can not find or need more information on, please feel free to e-mail us. Hope you all come and visit Puerto Vallarta soon.
You won’t find many “Bells & Whistles” on this site, it’s all about information on Puerto Vallarta, which is, we expect, what you were looking for? More about the Area around the bay.