Where Mexico Comes Alive
Puerto Vallarta -Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta's old world charm and dreamlike natural beauty. Lush tropical jungles surround this quaint colonial city with interesting architecture, cobblestone streets and white-washed buildings. Discover chic boutiques as you stroll along the Malecón, then check out the exploding art scene and sizzling nightlife. Sprawling golden beaches, Pacific blue waters and heart-stopping sunsets that reflect on majestic mountains complete this picture-perfect vacation spot.
Puerto Vallarta enjoys a warm tropical climate all year round, the rainy season is late June through September (afternoon showers). January through April - high 86°F, low 63°F; May through Dec. - high 92°F, low 70°F.
Things to do in Puerto Vallarta!
• Fine Art Galleries
• The Market
• Nuevo Vallarta
• South Zone/Mismaloya
• Marina Vallarta
• Downtown/Viejo Vallarta
• Hotel Zone
• The Malecon
• Whale Watching
• Fabulous Beaches
• Banderas Bay
Travel to and from Puerto Vallarta uses the The Gustavo Diaz Airport (PVR).
Departure taxes are generally $16.00 U.S.
Rental Cars: Local car rental agencies include: Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Thrifty, National, Avis, Dollar, Tom & Jerry Volkswagen Rental, Advantage, and Turimax Rent & Buggy. To rent a car you must be at least 25 years of age, hold a valid driver's license and a major credit card.
The currency in Puerto Vallarta is the Mexican Peso, U.S. dollar widely accepted..
Required Proof of Citizenship: Valid U.S. passport or state-issued birth certificate with raised seal and photo I.D. back up.
Traveling with minors: Minors traveling with only one parent or adults other than their parents must have a notarized letter from the absent parent(s) authorizing them to be taken out of the country. If the parent is deceased, a copy of the death certificate will be required for check in at the airport.
Tips: Mexico generally follows the 15% tipping rule, and a 15% sales tax will be charged on most items.