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Relax on the perfect beaches of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta is a vibrant beach resort city located along Mexico's fabulous Pacific coast. Offering a full slate of leisure activities, from parasailing to gallery-hopping, this friendly vacation destination supplies visitors with all the modern amenities of urban culture blended perfectly with an intimate, small-town vibe. Rich with biodiversity, the areas surrounding Puerto Vallarta boast green vistas, secluded coves and historic sites rich with intrigue and mystery. Famous for its eclectic restaurants and luxurious resorts, Puerto Vallarta is a destination visitors will want to return to time and again.

Must-see sites in and around Puerto Vallarta

Stroll the Malecon past Los Arcos

Puerto Vallarta's Malecon is a pleasant seaside path that passes by picturesque Banderas Bay, PV's busy harbor. Los Arcos, an arched oceanfront structure in the southern part of the city, is a historic site that doubles as a backdrop for open-air concerts.

Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe

This iconic church defines the skyline of Puerto Vallarta. Open daily for mass, this soaring red brick building with its distinctive, minaret-style bell towers offers a distinctive photo opportunity for visitors.

Botanical Gardens of Vallarta

Escape the hubbub of the busy city on a day trip to the Botanical Gardens of Vallarta, just a 30-minute ride from downtown. You can also travel there aboard the El Tuito bus, which boards at Carranza and Aguacate streets. Exceptional plants and a popular restaurant welcome you to a peaceful departure from shopping and the beach.

Bucerias

Consider a sojourn by bus to the sleepy fishing village of Bucerias. An easy eight miles from downtown Puerto Vallarta, Bucerias boasts remarkably uncrowded strands, art galleries, dining and fishing. If you time your visit right, you can watch the local fisherman draw in their nets along the beach.

Playa Los Muertos

Arguably the most frequented beach in Puerto Vallarta, Playa Los Muertos brings the entire vacation experience together with water sport rentals, fine dining and distinctive thatched -roof bars that serve your favorite cerveza in the open air.

Annual festivals and celebrations

Attending yearly celebrations while on vacation gives you a great insider's view of the culture and the people. Coordinate your trip to Puerto Vallarta with one of its popular events to enrich your experiences. Each November, for example, the Sailfish and Marlin International Tournament takes place, drawing anglers from around the world, and the Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival attracts foodies from far and wide.

Where to stay

If you live to shop, eat out and dance the night away, downtown is the place to stay. The east side of town is home to area residents while luxurious Marina Vallarta, located in the south section of town and only five minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR), offers upscale guest accommodations, a golf course and a water park. The city's Hotel Zone lies to the south of Marina Vallarta and hosts an abundance of hotels, shops, restaurants and public transportation stops. Zona Romantica, still further south, encompasses the Malecon, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Playa Los Muertos.

Prices for Puerto Vallarta hotels vary according to the location, amenities and services the facility offers. Many basic lodging options are available for under $100, while more luxurious Puerto Vallarta hotels cost up to several hundred dollars per night.

Climate

June through November is the warmest time of year with temperatures typically hovering in the low 90s. December through May is cooler, with average high temperatures in the mid-80s.

Best time to stay

April through June is the best time of year to go to Puerto Vallarta. Hotel rates and airfares are relatively low, much like the temperature. January through March is high season, and you will find yourself paying more for a vacation during this period. Typically, July, August and September feature very hot days and occasional rain, so they are not as popular months for travelers. October is a temperate, quiet time of year preferred by visitors who are looking for a low-key getaway.

Puerto Vallarta hotels

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Featured Puerto Vallarta Hotels

From $208

1 Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 322 reviews

Ave. Francisco M. Ascencio Km 2.5 Map

FREE City Tour and WiFi

Puerto Vallarta hotel woos with swim-up bar, restaurants and kids' clubsUpon walking into Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive, guests are greeted by an open-air palapa and... More

Not what I expected
I was expecting an all inclusive hotel, which is stated in my confirmation letter. That was not the case. When we got there we were told that would be an additional $1,600 for the 10 days we spent...
Dec 20, 2014
From $40

2 Hotel Rosita

2 stars
3.2 / 5 15 reviews

Paseo Diaz Ordaz No 901 Map

LAST MINUTE SALE

The Rosita Hotel is a property strategically right in the heart of Puerto Vallarta Mexico, this beautiful hotel, a tradition in the city, is on the beach and where the famous Malecon (Boardwalk)... More

Comfortable - Good location
Some of the front desk staff are rather unfriendly but the maid service in the room was great. The location is very convenient to the malecon and the sights. We had requested a particular room one...
Nov 13, 2014
From $47

3 Hotel Portonovo Plaza

3 stars
3.8 / 5 26 reviews

Av. Mexico # 1125 Map

Book now and save!

A beautiful new property in the heart of Puerto Vallarta. Especially designed to provide comfort and excellent service at the best price. The Hotel welcomes and pampers all of its guests making... More

Stayed in March, 2014
The hotel is a wonderful location, really near to the Malecon. The room itself was small, but big enough for the price. The tv/ac work great. The wifi was pretty good overall, too. Hair dryer and...
Mar 21, 2014
From $53

4 Hotel Eloisa

2 stars
3.0 / 5 7 reviews

Lazaro Cardenas # 179, Col. Emiliano Zapata Map

Free City Tour, Kids stay FREE and WiFi

Enjoy the most pleasant vacations in the comfort of the 77 rooms of 3 type: Standard, Studios and Suites; the hotel offer you accommodations in European Plan and the warm hospitality which is... More

first stay at Eloisa
I was very pleased with my week long stay at Eloisa. The entire staff, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, etc. was extremely nice, pleasant and helpful. I had asked for and received an...
Nov 22, 2014
From $81

5 Hotel Tropicana Vallarta

3 stars
3.6 / 5 33 reviews

Amapas 214 Map

Free City Tour and kids stay FREE

Cozy hotel with convenient facilities and inviting accommodationsWhether in Puerto Vallarta for a corporate visit or leisure holiday, travelers find suitable base at the well-equipped... More

No frills, felt like prison
This hotel is cheap and in a good location, but they make you wear a wrist band to get in and out of the hotel, which is annoying when you have friends travelling with you. There is no wifi in the...
Dec 1, 2014
From $322

6 Velas Vallarta Suite Resort - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.3 / 5 52 reviews

Paseo De La Marina Norte 585 Map

FREE WiFi Access

Puerto Vallarta hotel hosts fiesta, leisure programs for all agesVelas Vallarta Suite Resort takes a well-rounded approach to leisure. Guests enjoy nightly entertainment with a taste of Mexican... More

Average Hotel/Resort
Two restaurants that we were tired of eating at by the end of five days. There was not that many hotel based activities that were worth doing, and they did not have many beach activities. Bar staff...
Nov 13, 2014
From $81

7 Costa Sur Resort and Spa

3 stars
3.7 / 5 46 reviews

Carretera Puerto Vallarta a Barra de Navidad Km 4.5 Map

45% off per night

All-suite Puerto Vallarta hotel captivates with ocean views, activitiesCosta Sur Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta holds a prime position on Banderas Bay. Sitting on a natural lagoon, the... More

Good location. Great views. Good hotel
Nice hotel. Nice staff. Large, clean rooms. Cheap bus ride to old town and good shopping and restaurants. Plenty of taxis too.
Nov 16, 2014
From $58

8 Hotel Catedral Vallarta

3 stars
3.9 / 5 9 reviews

Hidalgo 166 Centro Map

FREE Wireless Internet access

Traditional Mexican accommodations in charming boutique hotelFeaturing stylish and sophisticated Mexican-inspired decor and interior, Hotel Catedral Vallarta offers well-appointed rooms and suites... More

Good Enough
It is in a nice location. The bathroom so small that the sink was in the shower.
Sep 13, 2014
From $224

9 Sheraton Buganvilias Resort and Convention Center

4 stars
3.9 / 5 240 reviews

Blvd. Medina Ascencio 999 Map

Continental Breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi and MORE

Puerto Vallarta resort features swim-up bars, views and lush gardensSheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center aims for high style and Mexican flavor in the heart of Banderas Bay. A weekly... More

Standard - nothing added
This place has the feeling of being there to make a few bucks off people who chose the Sheraton name. I suppose it's like most all-inclusives in that there's nothing particularly authentic or...
Nov 27, 2014
From $53

10 Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

2 stars
3.5 / 5 81 reviews

Amapas #114 Col. Emiliano Zapata Map

FREE City Tour and kids stay FREE

Hotel in Old Puerto Vallarta charms with tropical roomsEmperador Hotel & Suites enjoys a base in the heart of Old Puerto Vallarta just a few minutes away from downtown and the airport. And with... More

Gay PV traveler
The hotel was great in location and very clean. The staff was very helpful. We had a very nice dinner in their restaurant, Si Senor. I recommend you take a day trip to Yelapa by water taxi. The...
Dec 21, 2014
From $529

11 Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive - Adults Only

5 stars
4.4 / 5 74 reviews

David Alfaro Siqueiros No. 164. Map

FREE City Tour,$200US Resort Coupons and MORE

All-inclusive luxury oceanfront resort steps away from El MaleconEnjoy a luxurious holiday at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive - Adults Only, an upscale resort offering... More

Average food...really my only comaint
The only negative thing I can say is the food was not what we were expecting. Being one of the higher priced all inclusive resorts, we were really expecting more. Portions were very small overall,...
Oct 1, 2014
From $97

12 Hotel Mercurio - A Gay-Friendly Hotel

2 stars
4.0 / 5 79 reviews

C. Francisca Rodriguez #168 Colonia Emiliano Zapata Map

FREE City Tour, Call and Free WiFi

Gay-friendly Puerto Vallarta hotel open to guests 18 and olderHotel Mercurio - a Gay-Friendly Hotel, a 28-room property in the heart of the Romantic Zone, attends to the needs of its gay and... More

Simple but effective!
Overall I had a great stay at this hotel! The heated pool was an unexpected pleasure, and was definitely taken advantage of for some night swimming! The staff were phenomenal, especially Jorge,...
Dec 23, 2014
From $223

13 Villa Premiere Hotel and Spa Adults Only

4 stars
4.5 / 5 112 reviews

Calle San Salvador 117 Map

35% off per night

Puerto Vallarta hotel offers serene water views and infinity poolVilla Premiere Hotel and Spa Adults Only is tailor-made for singles' or couples' vacations. With a swim-up bar, full-service spa and... More

Best place to stay in Vallarta
the hotel staff is the best ever, they receive you with a glass of chmpagne and a 5 minutes free massage. Rooms clean. Overall best place in Vallarta.
Dec 1, 2014
From $125

14 Villa Mercedes Petit Hotel - Adults Only

3 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

Amapas #175 Map

Save 35% off per night

Hacienda-style hotel with modern flair in VallartaVilla Mercedes Petit is a gay-friendly hotel steps away from the sandy shores of Los Muertos beach in Vallarta. This property features... More

Single Traveler
If you had a #10 rating, I would have given that. The Hotel is beautiful, not only all the public area, but the rooms, studios etc. as well. The décore is done with care and love, and the feel of...
Dec 21, 2014
From $105

15 Playa Los Arcos Beach Hotel and Spa

3 stars
3.6 / 5 252 reviews

Olas Altas 380 Map

2 kids up to 7 years old stay FREE and 20% on SPA

Highlights171 renovated Mexican Colonial-inspired roomsThemed dinner shows three nights a weekThree freshwater poolsDaily activities program and children's clubSpa treatments Tropical resort hosts... More

long weekend escape
Can't beat the location with walk-out beach access and gentle surf for easy swimming. This is not a typical all-inclusive resort type of hotel catering to Americans and Canadians who never want to...
Dec 19, 2014
From $179

16 Marriott CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

4 stars
4.3 / 5 182 reviews

Av. Paseo de La Marina No 455 Map

Rate includes breakfast

Impeccable service and spectacular beauty fill the hours as Lush Ocean and garden views blossom beneath the private balconies that grace every spacious guest room. Nestled between the Sierra Madre... More

Drean Hotel
Great location, wonderful pool., staff really helpful especially the activities people by the pool. Have stayed there before and will go back!
Dec 17, 2014
From $509

17 Now Amber Puerto Vallarta- All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 73 reviews

David Alfaro Siqueiros No. 164. Colonia Map

FREE City Tour and $200USD Resort Coupons

All Inclusive resort with scenic views of Banderas BaySet on a golden sand beach overlooking the inviting waters of the Banderas Bay, Now Amber Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive creates a suitable base... More

Magnificent Honeymoon!!!!!!!!!!!
This place is LEGIT!!!!!!!!!!!! World Class all around. Do the time share presentation to score freebies. Be careful with the offshore snorkeling (only not so much part of our trip). Tipping is not...
Dec 17, 2014
From $17

18 Villa del Mar Resort & Spa by the Villagroup

3 stars
3.5 / 5 4 reviews

Francisco Medina Ascencio Map

30% off per night

Old World ambiance mix with world-class service at Villa del Mar Resort and Spa. This all-suite property, is located in the heart of the Puerto Vallarta's Hotel Zone just a few minutes from... More

Trip with friends
My girlfriend and I went on a vacation with 2 other couples and had a great time! For our budget we got exactly what we wanted. If you are going for more upscale and fancy then this is not...
Apr 11, 2014
From $47

19 Hotel Rio Malecon

3 stars
3.8 / 5 12 reviews

170 Morelos St. Downtown Map

FREE Wi-Fi Internet access

Unique, Unconventional, Earth-friendly, Presenting 47 welcoming rooms with and without kitchenette and each with private bathroom, daily maid service, central air conditioning, Cable TV and... More

Perfect Location
I stayed here for my second trip to PVR and it was perfect. The hotel is in a really good location, just one block from the Malecon and walking distance to the flea market, beach, etc. Taxis and...
Dec 21, 2014
From $99

20 The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta

4 stars
4.1 / 5 211 reviews

Paseo de la Marina Sur #205 Map

Puerto Vallarta hotel with modern style and true resort experiencesThe Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta maintains a tranquil setting, even with all the activities hosted on the site.... More

Awesome hotel
I was totally impressed with the hospitality, the service was awesome, the pool area was great, and I was totally relaxed during my stsy
Sep 30, 2014