24 June, 2019
Puerto Vallarta and all the towns around Banderas Bay are a shopper’s paradise. If you love to shop, if you’re shopping for the best, you’ll love shopping here. Whatever you’re shopping for in Puerto Vallarta you will find the best stores and shops, boutiques and market stalls, galleries and artisans selling everything from art you want to hang on your walls, to hammocks you want to hang out in. Shopping in Puerto Vallarta will make your inner shopper jump for joy without denting your wallet too bad. With the peso around 20 to the U.S. dollar shopping in Puerto Vallarta is not only a joy, but a bargain.
STALLS TO MALLS. THAT’S WHAT MAKES SHOPPING IN PUERTO VALLARTA SO GREAT.
Shopping in Puerto Vallarta is great. Want to know why? It’s simple. From basics to boutiques, from market stalls to world-class malls, shopping in Puerto Vallarta has it all, from artisan tequila shops to art filled galleries. To get the local flavor, shop where the locals in Puerto Vallarta shop. Each neighborhood has their own market and their own versions, days of the week, their own specialties to shop for and their own great shopping vibe.
Friday shopping can take you north to Nuevo Vallarta, just a few miles from downtown. Your shopping adventure can take you from the N.V’s.main streets and their enticing stores to the area behind the casino where you can shop for local handicrafts, clothing, trinkets, great local fruits and veggies as well as designer jewelry. Leather, handbags and more. Lots of great food to nibble on, while your prowling the aisles shopping Puerto Vallarta for bargains.
Saturday shopping should include the Olas Altas Saturday market. When you see all the luscious produce at this great farmers market you may never want to shop in a supermarket again.
ARE THERE BIG STORES IN PUERTO VALLARTA?
Yes, Puerto Vallarta has numerous world-class supermarkets to shop in, that rival anything anywhere else. Our luxury malls feature everything from the Apple Store to exclusive boutiques any fashionista will love.as well as stores like Liverpool that’s a lot like Macy’s.
WHERE DO THE LOCALS SHOP IN PUERTO VALLARTA?
Don’t forget to try out your shopping skills at our amazing local markets like 3 Hens and a Rooster, in the Romantic Zone of downtown Puerto Vallarta. You can even stop and get a back massage while you’re at it to restore your energy. The Mercado Municipal at the Rio Cuale is a classic shopping experience as well as a treasure trove of hidden gems for great shopping. It’s filled with friendly vendors and a great place to shop for souvenirs of your great vacation time here. If you’re staying near the Marina Vallarta you’ll find a great local market there too.
Best of all when you’re all shopped out you can find some of the freshest seafood on the planet, some of the best tacos you’ve ever had or treat yourself to the gourmet offering of our world-class chefs. Oh yeah and there’s the power white beaches and the buzzing Malecon to keep you happy once you’ve shopped till you drop.