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April 16, 2021

35 things everyone should do in Puerto Vallarta

Did you choose to visit Puerto Vallarta on your next vacations? Very well, the next step is to make the most of your stay and visit emblematic spots and enjoy the activities that are offered around town. We have prepared a list with 35 things everyone should do in Puerto Vallarta, and one thing’s for sure: you’ll have a blast!

Get your camera ready, because you’ll want to post more than one pic on your Instagram feed.

You’ll see that there’s a match for every taste and travel style: with family, friends, your couple, on a relaxing plan, adventure, party…or all at once!

Ready? Let the list begin!

  1. Stroll through the Malecon
    Walk at the boardwalk
  2. Watch the Papantla Flyers at the Malecon
    ver voladores de Papantla
  3. Cross the hanging bridges in the Cuale River, trying not to fall 
    Cruzar los puentes del rio cuale
  4. Go up to the Cerro de la Cruz Lookout
    Subir al cerro de la cruz
  5. Eat a fish or shrimp stick
    Comer camaron en vara asada
  6. Watch whales during season
    Visita ballenas puerto vallarta
  7. Eat a Vallarta-style ceviche
    Comer ceviche estilo puerto vallarta
  8. Eat fried ice cream
    Comer helado frito
  9. Take a pic at Los Muertos Pier
    Foto en muelle los muertos
  10. Admire the Malecon sculptures
    Ver las esculturas del malecon
  11. Snorkel and paddleboard at Los Arcos Marine Park
    Snorkealear y paddle board en los arcos
  12. Release baby turtles during season
    Liberar tortugas en temporada
  13. Stroll through the Cuale River Island
    Pasear por rio cuale
  14. Skydive
    Lanzarte en paracaídas
  15. Dive at El Eden
    Echarse un clavado en El Edén
  16. Visit The predator movie set
    Visitar el set de pelicula depredador
  17. Visit the Lover’s Bridge (the connection between Liz Taylor’s and Richard Burton’s houses)
    Conocer el puente del amor
  18. Visit the 2 Seahorse sculptures (Malecon and Los Muertos Beach)
    Visitar los caballitos del malecon
  19. Admire a sunset from the Matamoros Lighthouse Lookout
    Ver atardecer desde el faro
  20. Stroll through the boardwalk in the Marina
    Caminar pot el malecon de marina
  21. Take a water taxi to enjoy the south side beaches such as Majahuitas or Las Animas
    Subirte a una panga para visitar playas
  22. Attend a Culinary Festival (Restaurant Week, Ceviche Festival, Wine Fest, Vallarta Gastronómica, Vinoma Fest or Gourmet Festival)
    Asistir a evento gastronomico en puerto vallarta
  23. Try cockroach shrimp
    Probar Camarones Cucaracha
  24. Go clubbing
    Irte de antro 
  25. Spend the day at a beach club
    Beach Club
  26. Go on an adventure tour (canopy, horseback tours, ATVs)
    Tomar un tour de aventura
  27. Go fishing
    Irte de Pesca
  28. Hike from Boca de Tomatlan to Colomitos
    Caminata a playa colomitos
  29. Cross the Jorullo Bridge
    Atravesar el puente el Jorullo
  30. Visit Caletas Beach
    Ir a playa las caletas
  31. Visit the Vallarta Botanical Gardens
    Visitar jardin botanico
  32. Eat a shrimp burger
    Comer Hamburguesa de camarón
  33. Admire the fireworks from the Marigalante Pirate Ship
    Admirar fuegos artificiales
  34. Swim with wild dolphins
    Nadar con Delfines
  35. Visit San Sebastian del Oeste. One of the best pics from your trip awaits at the top of La Bufa
    Visitar San Sebastián

We could continue this list up to a 1,000, but we feel that 35 new things to do in Puerto Vallarta is enough for now to make the most of this beach destination.
See you here soon!

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