Puerto Vallarta

The beautiful resort town of Puerto Vallarta is located in Mexico’s Pacific coast, in the state of Jalisco. It is a city trying to modernize itself while still keeping its old Mexican fishing town charm. It is known for its warm beaches, world-class restaurants, art galleries, its boardwalk (malecón) and great people.

A tricycle selling strawberry water and horchata at Lázaro Cárdenas park in Puerto Vallarta

Maximize your time in Puerto Vallarta by preparing yourself before you go. Get your bearings by viewing the maps below (you can also download the maps to your phone), learn about the different geographical zones of Puerto Vallarta, make a list of the points of interest you would like to see, decide on a hotel, your meals and how you are going to get around. And don’t forget to visit the beaches!


The Zones

Points of Interest and Landmarks

Where to Stay in Puerto Vallarta

Where to Eat in Puerto Vallarta

How to get Around in Puerto Vallarta

The Pandemic and Puerto Vallarta

The pandemic is a big concern for most travelers. Here are some resources to help to keep updated on the latest information about the pandemic in Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay.