I think its safe to say that the biggest danger you could face vacationing in Puerto Vallarta or any of the towns around the magical Bay of Banderas is that you won't want to leave. Day or night, walking or being driven, on the bus or on the streets you will feel safe and happy in Puerto Vallarta. That's why year after year Puerto Vallarta is chosen as one of the safest and best travel destinations in the world. Safety in Puerto Vallarta is not a worry.
Safety in Puerto Vallarta - Best of Banderas Bay - PUERTO VALLARTA IS A 24 HOUR SUPER SAFE TOWN
As famous as our amazing sun and beaches are, Puerto Vallarta rocks 24 hours a day. We are famous for our nightlife. That means if you're a night owl you won't be alone and you'll feel super safe in our pulsing dance clubs, our amazing restaurants and bars. That alone can tell you that our visitors put away their travel worries and inhibitions and enjoy the safety of our beautiful bay 24 hours a day.
HOW TO BE EVEN SAFER IN PUERTO VALLARTA
No matter where in the world you go, it always pays to keep your eyes open and your pockets and purses closed. Here in Puerto Vallarta almost 4 million annual visitors, many that return year after year have found a high level of safety and security along with all the fun. But to up your safety measures……
- Don't leave your valuables exposed when you're swimming, pool or ocean
- Be vigilant at the ATM's. Look around, others may be watching
- Don't stray into unlit or dark streets unless you are familiar with them
- Don't drink more than you can handle
- Agree on your fare before you hop in a cab or Uber
- Respect the waves and watch the beach flags
- Don't wander off paths if you're hiking. It's a jungle out there
- Don't go alone
HOW ABOUT THE FOOD? IS IT SAFE TO EAT?
From 5-star master chefs to the best street-side tacos ever, you and your tummy will be very happy. Puerto Vallarta is a foodie paradise and if you've eaten more than your fill, which is easy to do because its all so good here, there are 51 miles of beach, the famous Malecon and our charming cobblestone streets to walk it off on and if you need one there are pharmacies on every corner.
CAN YOU MAKE YOUR TIME IN PUERTO VALLARTA EVEN BETTER?
Even in the best places, there are those places that are the best. Keep visiting our website, or join our mailing list, and we'll guide you to all the best the Bay of Banderas and Puerto Vallarta has to offer. You'll love it here, we guarantee it.
PUERTO VALLARTA. SAFE FOR SINGLES AND WOMEN
Travel magazines like Conde Nast Travel constantly praise Puerto Vallarta as a great and safe place for singles and women traveling alone. In fact, it's one of the top 10 best travel destinations in the world. One of the top safety destinations in the world and one of the best.
CAN YOU DRINK THE WATER?
Yes, you can, drinking the water is safe here in Puerto Vallarta including the ice, but pure bottled water is always a good idea.
WHAT IF YOU GET SICK?
Puerto Vallarta is a first-world city. We have numerous world-class hospitals, clinics and doctors and dentists. In fact, Puerto Vallarta is one of the world's best medical tourism destinations. Some of the best care anywhere is right here on the Bay of Banderas. That's another way you'll feel safe right here.