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Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

Your Puerto Vallarta vacation

Drenched in sunshine, Puerto Vallarta draws outdoor enthusiasts to its rugged Pacific Coast with over 40 distinct beaches, each one different from the next. Explore hidden coves, go scuba diving or settle along the shore to watch the sunset. Now a fully modern resort town, it's still a spot loaded with archaeological wonders and iconic architecture.

Let Orbitz help you plan the perfect Puerto Vallarta vacation, complete with visits to botanical gardens and artsy enclaves. With insider tips, you'll get the scoop on the best time to go, where to explore and what to eat during your Puerto Vallarta getaway.

  • Sporting a tropical climate, Puerta Vallarta's average temperatures range from the low 70s to the low 80s. Heat spikes are common in August and September when the mercury can climb well into the 90s. Winter is driest, and February and March are sunniest. Temperatures climb from July to mid-October when monsoon-like rains are common, especially at night.

    To sync the weather with crowds, fall and early summer are more laid-back and you can find lower rates. Mid-November through April is peak season so plan well in advance.

    Annual festivals include the Flower and Garden Festival, held during the last week of February, and the arts-driven May Festival, which nods to Puerto Vallarta's anniversary. Not to be overlooked is the Festival of the Virgin of Guadalupe in December.

  • Playa de Oro

    For beachfront serenity, visit Puerto Vallarta's northern reaches, home to rock-frocked Playa de Oro.

  • Marina district

    Get a taste of the local flavor in the marina part of town where you'll find many unpretentious, locally loved restaurants that specialize in seafood.

  • Public markets

    Hit the public markets Mercado Isle Cuale and Mercado Municipal Cuale, where you'll find stands selling artisan wares.

  • Dining tip

    Be sure to seek out ceviche and Huachinango Sarandeado, a dish of red snapper infused with a garlicky roasted red pepper flavors.

  • De Santos

    Add a little disco to your paella. This hip, rustic restaurant on Juarez Street (downtown) mixes the candlelit vibe with late-night DJs.

Puerto Vallarta Hotels

From $121

1 Sheraton Buganvilias Resort and Convention Center

4 stars
3.9 / 5 218 reviews

Blvd. Medina Ascencio 999 Map

Continental Breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi and MORE

Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center aims for high style and Mexican flavor in the heart of Banderas Bay. A weekly fiesta and champagne brunch -- complete with Mariachi band -- sets the mood for the ultimate tropical vacation. Business travelers can manage... More

From $55

2 Hotel Mercurio - A Gay-Friendly Hotel

2 stars
4.1 / 5 78 reviews

C. Francisca Rodriguez #168 Colonia Emiliano Zapata Map

FREE City Tour, Call and Free WiFi

Hotel Mercurio - a Gay-Friendly Hotel, a 28-room property in the heart of the Romantic Zone, attends to the needs of its gay and lesbian travelers. The haven boasts rustic wood furniture, tasteful artwork and welcome conveniences such as free safe-sex products at bedside... More

From $86

3 Hotel San Marino Plaza

2 stars
3.2 / 5 50 reviews

Rodolfo Gomez 111 Map

Kids under 12 stay and eat FREE

Hotel San Marino Plaza attracts leisure travelers who seek direct access to Playa Los Muertos and El Malecon, the boardwalk and center of beach life in Puerto Vallarta. Tropical rooms show off their best asset: balconies with views of the town and surrounding Sierra Madre... More

From $72

4 Playa Los Arcos Beach Hotel and Spa

3 stars
3.6 / 5 215 reviews

Olas Altas 380 Map

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

171 renovated Mexican Colonial-inspired roomsThemed dinner shows three nights a weekThree freshwater poolsDaily activities program and children's clubSpa treatments DiningThe Bay of Banderas serves as a stunning backdrop for dining outside at Mi Pueblito, whose roomy... More

From $83

5 Blue Chairs Resort by The Sea Gay and Lesbian

2 stars
3.0 / 5 195 reviews

Malecon y Almendro # 4 Map

10% off on Food & Beverages

Blue Chairs Resort by The Sea Gay & Lesbian beckons with ocean-view patios from every room and a casual ambiance suited for couples and singles. The 43-room property also holds the distinction as the only gay hotel in Puerto Vallarta with direct beach access.... More

From $54

6 Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

2 stars
3.6 / 5 82 reviews

Amapas #114 Col. Emiliano Zapata Map

FREE City Tour and kids stay FREE

Emperador Hotel & Suites enjoys a base in the heart of Old Puerto Vallarta just a few minutes away from downtown and the airport. And with Playa Los Muertos directly outside one of its towers, the hotel offers instant appeal for travelers who want to stroll to El... More

From $47

7 Casa Dona Susana - Adults Only

2 stars
3.8 / 5 82 reviews

Manuel M Dieguez # 171 Map

20% on Spa Treatments

Casa Dona Susana - Adults Only stirs romantic thoughts with its seaside setting and charming Mexican colonial architecture and decor. Folk art fills the rooms and live musicians create a festive dining atmosphere at Mi Pueblito, which boasts a gorgeous seaside terrace.... More

From $208

8 Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 301 reviews

Ave. Francisco M. Ascencio Km 2.5 Map

FREE City Tour and WiFi

Upon walking into Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive, guests are greeted by an open-air palapa and waterfall, both features that sum up the feeling at the resort. Tasteful rooms face the gleaming Bay of Banderas, while an expansive... More

From $33

9 Hotel Posada de Roger

3 stars
3.9 / 5 26 reviews

Basilio badillo 237 col. Emiliano zapata Map

2 Kids up to 11 years old stay FREE+FREE Wi-Fi

Visit a real Mexican-style hotel in downtown Vallarta. Rooms decorated with the charm of traditional Mexico, A/C, TV cable, telephone; free wifi internet and safety deposit box, community kitchen. Enjoy the swimming pool and roof terrace with a great mountain view. Visit... More

From $178

10 Villa Premiere Hotel and Spa Adults Only

4 stars
4.4 / 5 111 reviews

Calle San Salvador 117 Map

FREE City Tour, Honeymoon Bonus and FREE WiFi

Villa Premiere Hotel and Spa Adults Only is tailor-made for singles' or couples' vacations. With a swim-up bar, full-service spa and sweeping ocean views from private balconies, the 83-hotel helps guests melt stress away. Three restaurants -- including one in an open-air,... More

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  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens

    Located south of town, this verdant spot ­– nestled within a tropical rain forest ­– brims with 3,000 plant species. It's also a prime place to swim, dine al fresco and hike.

  • Plaza de Armas

    Head to the city's vibrant square, adjacent to City Hall, for prime people watching. Join the locals for concerts and holiday celebrations.

  • Museum Rio Cuale

    Spend an afternoon at this intimate destination which showcases Pre-Hispanic culture though displays of pottery, artifacts and even tombs.

  • Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    An iconic church done in varied architectural styles, its chiming bells emanate throughout town. Services are held daily, though things get particularly festive here in December when the cultural-spiritual Festival for the Virgin of Guadalupe is held.

  • Banderas Bay

    A great place to relax, this picturesque bay is also a launching pad for snorkeling ­ – particularly at its southern tip – with its vibrant, stingray-filled waters.

  • P├║lpito and Pilitas

    Check out these famous rock formations on Los Muertos Beach. Púlpito refers to the tall headland, and Pilitas the rocks beneath. Pilitas is also the original location of the fabled "Boy on a Seahorse" sculpture.

  • Meander along this famed walkway and see contemporary sculptures by Sergio Bustamante, Ramiz Barquet and Alejandro Colunga.

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