Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Cruise Port

4.2 out of 5

About Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Hollywood discovered this little fishing village back in the 1960's, and since then luxury resorts and bougainvillea-covered villas have flourished in the delightful seaside climate. Yet hints of past tranquility remain: cobbled courtyards where the locals hold their markets, and superb sport-fishing just offshore.

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Had the best time here! Las caletas was awesome. My girlfriend relaxed in a hammock and I snorkeled all over the place. The water was nice and clear, fish were abundant. Enjoyed the open air restaurant, the atmosphere was just what we were looking for! Only complaint, wished we could have spent much more time there. Highly suggest that excursion.


This was the highlight of the trip. We hired a taxi driver who charged us $40 to give us a tour of downtown. We really didnt know where to go or, what to do. I asked the driver "if you had a lazy day off what would you do? He took us to a small a town (I can't remember the name). In town we had a local fisherman give us a tour of the bay. Evidently Steven Spielberg has his home here, if this helps. We ended up on a small beach call Las Animas. You can arrove here by boat. OMG the food was amazing!!!!!! We ordered a dz oysters. They literally went to a boat, grabbed the days catch and served us.......I could have had another 3 dzs... amazing!!!

Visited: Sep 16, 2017

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I didn't get to explore downtown Puerto itself. I did the Las Caletas excursion and it was worth every penny. The boat ride out to the beach is a good 45 minutes but as soon as you get onboard they offered beverages both alcoholic and non. The entertainment staff on the boat were amazing and they made 45 minutes feel like 5. The beach itself has kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and zip lining. Lunch and drinks are also included. Do this excursion, it was a blast.

Visited: Oct 07, 2017

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This trip we did the Las Caletas beach get away. This by far has been our favorite excursion ever. Another good option depending what you are looking for is the Rhythms of the Night tour. Great stuff.

Visited: Apr 14, 2018

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