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June 22, 2017

10 Places to Discover this Summer in Puerto Vallarta

Enjoy the long days of summer in Puerto Vallarta. Summer means vacation; with summer, joy and fun come along and in Puerto Vallarta you can find many activities and attractions to enjoy yourself. So pack your bags and come to Puerto Vallarta. Here we share with you a list of 10 places you can discover in Puerto Vallarta in summer.

  1. The Arches at Mismaloya

The Arches at Mismaloya in Puerto Vallarta

The Arches is a rocky formation that stands out of the water in front of the Mismaloya cove. Natural erosion has created impressive arches under which you can cross on a boat, swim or snorkel. The Arches is a beautiful wild life sanctuary.

  1. Vallarta Botanical Gardens

This is a marvel worth discovering! In Las Juntas y Los Veranos,  the botanical gardens exhibit an great collection of plants that are endemic to the region, as well as other exotic species. It also focuses on preserving species of orchids, which can be admired in all their splendor. The gardens are also a great spot for bird watching.

  1. Conchas Chinas Beach.

Conchas Chinas Beach in Puerto Vallarta

In the southern part of town is the zone known as Conchas Chinas, and the beach of the same name. A cozy beach with golden sand that invites to be enjoyed while sunbathing, and emerald waters that are a delight for swimming or snorkeling.

  1. Colomitos Beach

Colomitos Beach in Puerto Vallarta

On the south side of Banderas Bay, a little further than Boca de Tomatlan, Colomitos beach is a well kept secret on which undoubtedly you don’t want to miss out. Swim, snorkel, kayak or work on your suntan on the soothing sand.

  1. El Salado Estuary

El Salado Estuary in Puerto Vallarta

Within the city, near the Maritime Terminal, the natural protected area of El Salado is found. The only salt water estuary in the bay, it is home to both marine wildlife and birds living in the mangrove patches. It is open to the public and can be toured aboard a boat. There are bird watching platforms.

  1. El Eden

Up the road by the Mismaloya River, you get to El Eden, a place that became famous for being the set of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Predator movie. There are some small natural waterfalls and you can swim in the river. There are also zip lines.

  1. Playa Caballo

Playa Caballo in Puerto Vallarta

On the south coast of the Bay, Playa Caballo (Horse Beach) is a beautiful spot by the ocean, bordered by the exuberant tropical jungle. It is ideal for snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing while enjoying beauty of the place.

  1. Yelapa

Yelapa in Puerto Vallarta

Yelapa is a place accessible only by sea, and it has been a haven for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy the quiet of a fishermen’s village and the closeness with nature. Come discover it!

  1. Las Juntas y Los Veranos

Las Juntas y Los Veranos in Puerto Vallarta

South of Puerto Vallarta, on the road to Manzanillo, Las Juntas y Los Veranos is located, a village on the impressive Los Horcones river. Among its attractions are  tequila distilleries, restaurants and a zip line tour.

  1. Playa Los Muertos

Los Muertos beach in Puerto Vallarta

The beach with most tradition in Puerto Vallarta, it is located in theRomantic Zone. Here the famous Los Muertos Pier is found, an attraction on its own right. A vibrant beach with many attractions, it is home of the famous fish on a stick.

For all the beautiful spots it has in store for you, and all the activities you can enjoy, summer is the best season for a Puerto Vallarta vacation. Discoverother beautiful places you will also love.

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