Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit
Two neighboring beach destinations both served by Puerto Vallarta’s international airport, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit create a love affair for all of your senses, tempting your taste buds with gourmet restaurants and local food stands, igniting your passions, soothing your stresses and offering excuse upon excuse to explore the deep blue or trek into the mountains.
Flanked by the sapphire hues of the Pacific Ocean and the palm-peppered mountains of the Sierra Madre, the horseshoe Bay of Banderas is home to two of Mexico’s most popular traditional beach destinations: Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. Banderas Bay is steeped in romance and the charms of days gone by when the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and John Huston took up residence in Puerto Vallarta. The city of Puerto Vallarta remains faithful to its traditional roots, with a mile long boardwalk, packed with sculptures by Mexican artists, cobble streets, red-tile roofs and quaint plazas, while Riviera Nayarit is renowned for its quiet beaches and modern tranquility.
Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit’s infrastructure is fully prepared for the modern visitor to enjoy any one of its many stunning sandy beaches. An ideal location for lovebirds, culture-seekers, foodies, adventure aficionados and those intend on simply relaxing and perfecting the art of living, Banderas Bay delivers exceptional experiences week after week, with more than 300 predicted days of sunshine per year to boot.
From extreme adventure excursions, like zip lining and skydiving, to a more tranquil selection of city and tequila tours, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit offers the perfect blend of entertaining activities for every type of traveler. Yoga retreats, food and wine festivals, fishing tournaments, diving excursions and more, it is no wonder that this is a city you will want to return to more than once in your life.