The Best of Banderas Bay


Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the best loved beach destinations in the world. It sits in the center of the stunning Banderas Bay (Bahia de Banderas) and hosts almost 4 million visitors each year. Its laid-back beaches and vibrant nightlife make it a must for hip travelers and ex-pats from all over the world. P.V. is also the #1 LGBT travel spot and is voted the best place to retire by many travel magazines and organizations including the American Association of Retired Persons.

The bay offers visitors an endless array of things to do such as whale watching, scuba & snorkeling, hiking, nature & bird watching, fishing, exploring and just hanging out on the beach. You never will run out of things to do in Puerto Vallarta. There’s non stop fun on the world famous Malecon too as well as non-stop nightlife.

The warm weather and friendliness of the local Mexicans have attracted a growing and active expatriate community from U.S.A., Canada and Europe, making foreign vacationers feel right at home. You can visit the past while staying totally plugged in, or you can hit the beach or a hammock under a palm and unplug.

Despite being so world-famous, Puerto Vallarta still maintains its historic Mexican charm. In downtown Puerto Vallarta, you'll find beautiful colonial and historic buildings that have been turned into shops, restaurants and galleries. The roads cobblestone, the architecture and red Spanish tile roofs really add flare. Colorful flowers and vines climb the walls and fill the gardens and in the center of town you’ll find Puerto Vallarta’s landmark “Lady of Guadalupe Church” which was originally started at the end of the 14th century and finished in 1952.

Hundreds of flights and numerous cruise ships make P.V. easy in easy out but hard to leave. Whatever your lifestyle or love style, you will find P.V. a place you’ll love and love coming back to year after year.

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Blogs About Puerto Vallarta

Playa-Los-Muertos-Puerto-Vallarta-BeachNo Seaweed Anywhere on Puerto Vallarta’s Clean, Spectacular Beaches

By IRV | June 28, 2019


A beach vacation needs a perfect beach. While our neighbors in the Yucatan are suffering from the invasion of sargassum, the seaweed that is washing ashore up and down the Caribbean, the beaches of Puerto Vallarta and the sweet towns around the Bay of Banderas are perfecto, covered with happy, tanned bodies, colorful beach towels



Puerto VallartaConde Nast Traveler Magazine Nominates Puerto Vallarta As The Best Vacation Destination In The World.

By IRV | June 10, 2019


When 400,000 readers worldwide, choose one place as the best vacation destination in the world, wow, that must be some place special. It must be a vacationer’s dream with miles of powder-white beaches and a sparkling ocean along a crescent bay. It must be filled with fabulous food, from five-star chic to roadside addictive. It …



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