What to Do in Puerto Vallarta
Aside from glistening gold-embellished cathedrals and stunning sunsets off the famous Puerto Vallarta Malecon boardwalk, Puerto Vallarta is filled with attractions and sightseeing opportunities. Allow us to recommend extended tours to nearby Mexican villages, or perhaps the famous estates joined by a bridge built by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Or perhaps the mysterious island off the coast of Los Arcos where the sunset can be seen through a hole in the massive rock formations. Puerto Vallarta has much to offer so read on and plan your itinerary ahead of time!
Puerto Vallarta Travel Tips: Introduction
Visiting Puerto Vallarta
by Caitlin Moore
A popular sight is the Malecon, an eleven block stretch of coastline that contains sculptures, shops, bars and people-watching opportunities galore. This is one of those places to “see and be seen” and it’s also quite visually interesting. Take a look at the nine foot tall bronze seahorse that tells an interesting story about the wily ways of the ocean and stands as the first statue to be built along the promenade. Also notable is the piece depicting a thirty foot ladder with two children climbing ever upwards, and just down the way is a sea god and sea nymph locked in an eternal gaze. Mostly made by Mexican artists with grand visions, this display is not to be overlooked. Read more…