Puerto Vallarta

  • General Information
  • Attractions & Tours
  • Connectivity
  • Hotel infrastructure
  • Gastronomy
  • Event facilities
  • Nightlife
  • Beaches
  • Gallery

General Information

Puerto Vallarta is a vibrant destination, full of glamour and diversity where characters like Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor and Ava Gardner used to visit. In Puerto Vallarta you can enjoy a beautiful walk through its small colonial style city and its attractive landscapes of tropical jungle, surrounded by one of the largest coasts of Mexico such as Banderas Bay, which offers from islands and cliffs to beautiful beaches, with its emerald jungle.

Is a destination that offers its visitors endless number of underwater activities such as snorkeling and diving in its different points of interest as well as various water sports on its beaches. In the mountains and in the jungle, you will find several extreme activities such as atvs, razors and impressive zip lines from hill to hill. In México "There is no beach resort that offers such diversity", the number of good restaurants in the city, make part of your itinerary a must, a gourmet tour where the menus range from typical Mexican food to Japanese, Greek, Italian, Argentinean, Austrian, Chinese and French, sometimes merged together where seafood is the star of the dishes.

Puerto Vallarta has beautiful sceneries to practice golf, it is one of the favorite destinations among golf lovers. Golf courses in Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallarta are characterized by being surrounded by beautiful tropical vegetation and an extraordinary views of the Sierra Madre Mountains & the Pacific Ocean, has renowned golf courses such as Jack Nicklaus and Weiskopf. Golf is already a lifestyle in this destination, enjoy 10 courses designed by legendary golfers: 7 of them are located in Riviera Nayarit and the other 3 in Puerto Vallarta. Unlike other destinations, golf is played in Puerto Vallarta 365 days a year due to its pleasant climate that counts. Golf courses in Puerto Vallarta have brought together famous golf professionals, former presidents of the republic and celebrities from the world of show business. Also, important golf tournaments such as the Professional Golfer´s Association (PGA) & "The Masters" have been held. Playing golf in the Mexican Pacific is a unique experience that attracts players from all corners of the country and the world.

Puerto Vallarta also has an International Sailfish Tournament. This tournament, which began in 1956, is traditionally held in November and attracts many sport fishing enthusiasts, both national and international, also the Regatta Marina del Rey-Puerto Vallarta. This regatta, which has been held every two years since 1972, attracts competitors from all over the world whose the entry of the yachts into the bay is a beautiful spectacle due to the number and types of boats participating. and the entrance of the yachts into the bay is a beautiful spectacle because of the number and types of boats that participate.

Puerto Vallarta is a magnificent destination for incentive meetings, conventions and/or leisure groups. At Emark DMC ® Puerto Vallarta, we have the necessary experience in the destination with more than 30 years of operations offering services to the most recognized companies worldwide as well as in most of the destinations where we have presence. You will only need to relax and enjoy your event while we take care of all the planning and logistics necessary to make your experience memorable.

 

Attractions & Tours

Bahia de Banderas is a vast paradise for all kinds of water sports. Take a tour along the Malecon, enjoying the sea on one side and the possibility of enjoying its stores, restaurants, bars, and clubs, without leaving behind its beautiful sculptures of Mexican artists world famous.

The romantic zone of Puerto Vallarta, also known as Old Vallarta and its famous beach of the Dead, is the oldest part with distinctive cobblestone streets, its emblematic Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, reaching south in Conchas Chinas, Joyas de Mismaloya, Las Gemelas & Punta Negra are wonderful houses and views where you can enjoy tranquility that is breathed between the sea and its mountains.

Marina Vallarta area is one of the most exclusive, with shopping centers, beaches, and great resorts, it is ideal for an afternoon stroll, enjoying its restaurants, shops, and romantic sunsets. There are also boat trips to Las Animas, Quimixto and Yelapa, bus tours of the city and horseback riding in the mountains. Los Arcos has been declared an ecological protection area, is ideal for diving and another important place is the archaeological zone of Ixtapa. Vallarta.

 

Connectivity

Puerto Vallarta's Gustavo Diaz Ordáz Airport is located 7.5 kilometers from the city of Puerto Vallarta and 10 kilometers from Nuevo Vallarta in the state of Nayarit. It has two terminal buildings, one for commercial and the other for general aviation, and provides service to 38 foreign cities by 18 airlines, 13 cities within the country by 9 airlines.

By road it is linked to the state capital and the rest of the country by the Guadalajara-Compostela-Vallarta highway, which continues south to Manzanillo, both in good condition. It has a network of local roads, some of which are surfaced, others are dirt roads and gaps that intercommunicate the towns of the municipality and neighboring municipalities. As for maritime transportation, it is carried out by luxury cruise ships that call at the port during most of the year. Many private boats also arrive; the local ones offer tourists their services and have a marina with all the facilities for their operations.

 

Hotel infrastructure

The destination offers a wide variety of hotels for all tastes and budgets. World-renowned hotel chains have more than 24,000 rooms available.

 

Gastronomy

In Puerto Vallarta you will find many options along its boardwalk, downtown alleys, as well as in its Romantic Zone. Puerto Vallarta is a gastronomically outstanding destination, which is why it hosts important gastronomic festivals. The restaurant options are varied, due to its location on the coast. Most of its dishes are fish and seafood, without leaving aside the official drink of the state; Tequila and from which the classic and favorite cocktail, the Margarita, is made.

The annual "Restaurant Week" festival is held during the last two weeks of May. Several of Puerto Vallarta's most emblematic restaurants participate by offering three-course menus at special prices, giving you the opportunity to enjoy different gastronomic influences.

If you are looking for a great dining experience, Café des Artistes is one with the finest Mexican culinary art, with a very avant-garde space, personalized attention, an ample wine cellar and a highly creative cuisine.

 

Event facilities

Puerto Vallarta's International Convention Center “ICC” has the ideal, state-of-the-art infrastructure to host large events for your conventions, it has an area of 54,000 sq. ft. and a capacity to host 5,500 attendees. There are also several hotels fully equipped with the latest technology to host everything from small meetings to large conferences and/or conventions.

At Emark DMC ® Puerto Vallarta our Event Planners have the expertise to carry out a successful planning and execution for your event, group, convention and / or any type of event you want.

 

Nightlife

At the beginning of the sunset you can enjoy the terraces of the restaurants and bars on the Malecon, to move on to sophisticated lounges and end up in some popular club for those who like to enjoy themselves until the early hours of the morning with many options to choose from, from popular cantinas with live traditional Mexican music, to rock bars, as well as the latest in European electronic music.

 

Beaches

Puerto Vallarta is haven for anyone who enjoys beach activities, including whale watching. The waves on most of its beaches is usually calm and safe for swimming all year round. The most famous is Playa los Muertos, lined with several hotels, bars, and restaurants on the beach, ideal for witnessing Vallarta's famous sunsets. Further north, the beaches are increasingly quiet. At Punta Mita, you can also enjoy humpback whale watching during winter, as well as in the rest of Bahia de Banderas; Yelapa, Las Gemelas, Conchas Chinas, Colomitos, Ánimas, Camarones, Quimixto, Madagascar, Boca de Tomatlán, Amapas, among others. Mismaloya and the Marietas Islands, during winter and excellent for swimming and snorkeling.

 

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