The Top Seaside and Family Travel Spots in Puerto Vallarta

Located in the gorgeous Banderas Bay, surrounded by 25 miles of rolling mountains, rivers, coastline and beaches. The quaint city of Puerto Vallarta is renowned for its showcase of Mexican festivals, pumping nightlife, golden sunsets, and a landscape where many ecosystems and settings form the backdrop for truly unique experiences.

And a Marietas Island tour is only one among them. Whether its spotting humpbacks in the winter or swimming with dolphins year-round, kitesurfing in nearby Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias, or paddle surfing in Punta Mita, there is always something to do. More recently whale watching, turtle releases and sea lion swimming activities have begun taking over the beautiful coastline, and beyond. But if you are on the lookout for something more toned down, there are many intimate alcoves of crystal clear water and long stretches of white sandy beach to unwind in.

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On the more cultural side, Puerto Vallarta is quite impressive too. Teatro Vallarta offers top-quality plays, concerts, and conferences, while Act II presents an interesting mix of cabaret and theater shows. And every Thursday night you can spend the evening walking through the downtown cobblestone streets to visit a series of sophisticated art galleries and enjoy a glass of wine or tequila.

More recently, Puerto Vallarta tours have evolved into offering eco-adventures as well. From bird watching and sea kayaking to Macaw conservation trips and Crocodile encounters. And as a result this little Mexican pueblo has become a cosmopolitan destination, all the while maintaining its heritage among the contemporary changes surrounding it.

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