Puerto Vallarta.

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Puerto Vallarta (map), colloquially known as Vallarta, is a city on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. While it is established as a modern resort town, the Old Town (the Zona Romantica district, map) south of the River Cuale is more of a traditional Mexican city.

The high season for international tourism in Puerto Vallarta extends from late November through March (or later depending on the timing of the college spring break period in the U.S.)

The rainy season extends from mid June through mid October, with most of the rain between July and September. There is a marked dry season in the winter. February, March and April are the months with the least cloud cover.

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Plaza de Armas (map) – the city’s main plaza – site of public concerts both at the bandstand in the Plaza de Armas and on the stage in front of the arches across the street.

*The Malecón (map) – paved walkway along the seashore in Colonia Centro – especially popular during the Sunday evening paseo.

Playa Conchas Chinas (Curly Shells Beach, map) – the city’s most secluded beach, located to the south of the headland which forms the boundary of Los Muertos beach.

Mercado Isle Cuale (map) and Mercado Municipal Cuale (map) – there are two large public markets in the Centro (Downtown) along the banks of the Cuale selling a variety of artisanal and souvenir goods, and the Isla Cuale has a number of souvenir vendor shops as well.

Los Arcos Marine Natural Area – offshore of Mismaloya 12 km south of Puerto Vallarta. The area has been a National Marine Park since 1984. The area is protected as a breeding ground for pelicans, boobies and other sea birds.

Banderas Bay is home to annual Puerto Vallarta International Fishing Tournament held since 1956. Fish types include sailfish, dorado, marlin, bonita and yellowfin tuna, roostertail, jack crevalle, pargo, red snapper and more denizens of the deep, black, blue and striped marlin. >> PV Charters – Offers fishing charter services.

 

Public transport.

Information about all types of public transport.

Autobuses México – A comprehensive website with information about long-distance bus services in Mexico, including routes, schedules, and ticket booking.

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BUS: mexicoautobuses.com • ClickBus. If traveling by bus, be sure to take the express (first class) buses (directo, sin escalas, primera clase), if available ⇒ ADO, Primera Plus, and ETN.

TRAIN: Amtrak (San Diego, Yuma, Del Rio и El Paso). The only available passenger train is the Chihuahua al Pacific Railway (CHEPE) operated by Ferromex between Los Mochis and the city of Chihuahua, through the Copper Canyon.

AIRPORT: aeropuertosgap.com.mx – operates 12 airports in the Pacific region of Mexico.

FERRY: Baja Ferries – Provides ferry services between Baja California and the mainland (La Paz ⇔ Topolobampo). Ultramar – Offers ferry services to popular destinations like Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. Ferries Mexico – Offers information on ferry services in Mexico, including routes, schedules, and fares.

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Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

A foreign national wishing to enter Mexico must obtain a visa unless they are a citizen of one of the 68 eligible visa-exempt countries.

Chichen Itza.

Chichén Itzá is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico.

Day of the Dead.

The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and to remember friends and family members who have died.

Mexico Desconocido is a popular website that covers various aspects of Mexican culture, including cultural events, traditions, history, and tourism. They feature articles, guides, and news about festivals, exhibitions, concerts, and other cultural happenings throughout the country.

AeroMexico is a major Mexican airline that offers domestic and international flights. Their website allows you to search for flights, manage bookings, and access important travel information.

Rentalcars.com – allows you to compare and book car rentals from various providers in Mexico. It offers a wide selection of vehicles and flexible options to suit your travel needs.

iVisa is an online platform that simplifies the visa application process. It provides information on visa requirements, allows you to apply for certain types of visas online, and offers support throughout the application process.

XE Currency Converter is a reliable tool for checking currency exchange rates. It can help you convert currencies and plan your budget while traveling in Mexico.