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About Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta became famous with the film “The Night of the Iguana” produced in this destination, specifically in Mismaloya in 1963. This was the first time that Puerto Vallarta received big Hollywood stars, celebrities and US national intellects. Deborah Kerr, Ava Gardner, Sue Lyon and Richard Burton led the cast. Tennessee Williams, author of The Night of the Iguana, frequently visited the set.

Elizabeth Taylor’s romance with Richard Burton was unveiled in Puerto Vallarta during this time. They enchanted by the magic of Vallarta, Richard and Elizabeth Kimberley bought the house. John Huston built a house in the small cove of Caletas where he lived until his death. The international media followed the stars and Puerto Vallarta was no longer a secret waiting to be discovered.

Recognizing this new opportunity, visionary leaders like Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, then president of Mexico, along with Francisco Medina Ascencio, Governor of the State of Jalisco, shared the vision to make Puerto Vallarta, a tourist destination model, and initiated projects that provided the city with adequate infrastructure.

Puerto Vallarta has grown since then and has become one of the favorite holiday destinations for travelers from the US and abroad. Puerto Vallarta now offers a world-class infrastructure to accommodate the most discerning travelers.

The number one authority on international travel Conde Nast Traveller, Puerto Vallarta qualifies as the world’s friendliest international city. And with its excellent restaurants and shops as well as modern comforts you expect of an American type development, Puerto Vallarta is the perfect holiday choice in Mexico.

Charming neighborhoods and beautiful beaches are nested under the imposing mountain backdrop of the Sierra Madre. In addition, the kindness and hospitality of the people means a guarantee that your holiday will be relaxing and fun.

With direct flights from most US and European cities offered by Aeromexico, Mexicana, America West, Alaska and Continental Airlines, Puerto Vallarta has been a must point in the international tourist map for more than 50 years. Located on the west coast of Mexico, between the lush mountains of the Sierra Madre and the sheltered waters of Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta offers a perfect tropical climate in a place with the most beautiful nature of the land.

Puerto Vallarta, sister city of Santa Barbara, California, in California, is several destinations in one. Just look at our maps Banderas Bay area to find plenty of places to visit in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit.

Meet our remote traditional villages with cobbled streets, restaurants and charming shops quintessence. Or for a change of pace, visit the modern developments in design and facilities of the latest technology, world class hotels and championship golf courses. The pair of traditional culture and modern comforts distinguishes Puerto Vallarta from other Mexican coastal destinations.

Whether you want to indulge, look daring adventure or a little of both, this region is a paradise kissed by the sun that will amuse and inspire throughout your entire vacation. As one of the most popular developments Pacific Coast beach, there are plenty of wonderful things to see and do, both on the beaches and in the village.

Throughout the year, Puerto Vallarta is the proud host of a variety of important events: festivals of culture and art cover practically everything from Mariachi or International Films to Food Gourmet; plus there is always championship tennis, golf and fishing.

Puerto Vallarta is the perfect romantic retreat for weddings and honeymoons; It is also ideally suited for families, seniors and eco-adventurers. A vibrant nightlife, great shopping, outstanding cuisine, amazing adventures and exciting ecological tours congregate in one of the most impressive and beautiful places in the world.

No matter what you seek, Puerto Vallarta capture your imagination and the wide variety of tours and activities Vallarta Adventures can keep everyone inspired and entertained on a vacation you will never forget.