October 15, 2016
Puerto Vallarta local people use to take a break from the hot beach, enjoying a fresh and magic afternoon. Hidden in Sierra Madre mountains, San Sebastian del Oeste town is waiting for you.
This old mining town is 68 km (42 miles) away from the Puerto Vallarta’s International Airport (on the Palmas / JAL 544 highway), ready for telling you unmatched stories though its beautiful buildings, nature and traditions. Walk along its streets, ride a horse or a four-wheeler to live this experience!
Roses and other colorful flowers welcome you to a place full of wonders: a french style quiosco, cafes, restaurants, ice cream shops, hotels, bars and local stores offer everything you need to discover San Sebastian, an ideal spot for romance (also you can check out another romantic plans . Every way to take, you’ll find something amazing.
St. Sebastian Martir Church has two wonderful blue domes that hide the ancient sound of its bells, while you can find unparalleled calm at the stone bridges from the XIX Century.
Imagine this peaceful town long time ago… It was location for Mexico’s Revolution scenes, a place where history was written. Let the old watchtower (Garitón) tell you some secrets. After that, you can have a delicious local drink at the bar. Yes, this place is a cool bar nowadays.
And there’s still much more to discover! On the outskirts of the town, you will find a landscape from some fairy tale: the ancient cemetery and its tombs and mausoleums will take you to a journey of mystery. You better leave this place before dawn, unless you’re brave enough to feel that thrill!
Before you leave San Sebastian, go to a “quinta”, a place where you’ll find fine organic coffee and a fine local beverage called Raicilla, a craft drink you’ll enjoy.
Come and find the hidden treasures of San Sebastian del Oeste, you’ll get a fresh view of the local wonders! No doubt: you must live this experience when you visit Puerto Vallarta. Don’t forget to share us your comments here and in our social media!
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