COVID 19 Information for Travelers in

Puerto Vallarta

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Update

Updated November 21st, 2020

Information is updated as it becomes available

The state of Jalisco, including Puerto Vallarta, is proceeding with a new stage of its COVID-19 recovery plan. Public and private events are open at 50 % of their capacity. Concerts, festivities, meetings, and gatherings of people in high concentration are canceled.

Beaches located immediately in front of hotels are open for guests, public beaches are already open, however, it is recommended to access them following preventive measures and hotels are permitted to operate at 50 percent capacity.

Hotel swimming pools, beach clubs, spas, gyms and restaurants are permitted to open. All hotels are required to follow cleanliness and sanitation protocol established and monitored by local authorities, in addition to protocol required by their parent company or ownership.

Restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs that apply established sanitation and safety protocols continue to operate at 50 percent of their capacity. Cleaning, sanitizing, and disease prevention measures remain in place at Puerto Vallarta International Airport, the cruise port, on public transportation, in supermarkets, and in government offices which are providing limited services.

The state of Jalisco has achieved the World Travel and Tourism Council’s “Safe Travels” protocol by meeting globally standardized hygiene and sanitation standards at its facilities.

Puerto Vallarta’s iconic Malecon waterfront promenade is now fully open to the public (including restaurants, bars and shops).

Theaters, art galleries, museums and other cultural activities, fairs and open-air cinemas are open, as well as social events in this same modality, recreational parks and shopping malls, among others.

All residents and visitors are encouraged to maintain social distancing practices when outdoors and use a mask when social distancing is not possible.

The U.S.-Mexico border will remain shut down to non-essential vehicular and pedestrian traffic through December 21st due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Connectivity has improved in a notable way, as outlined below.


Aeromar 2 daily flights from Guadalajara, except Mondays, only 1. Every Monday 1 flight from Mexico City via Guadalajara.
Aeromexico From 4 to 6 daily flights from Mexico City.
Magnicharters 1 flight Thursdays and Sundays from Monterrey.
TAR Aerolíneas 1 daily flight from Aguascalientes. 1 flight Thursdays and Sundays from Chihuahua & San Luis Potosí. 2 daily flights from Guadalajara Thursdays from Sundays, the rest of the week, just 1.
VivaAerobus 1 flight Mondays and Fridays from Guadalajara and Tijuana. 1 or 2 daily flights from Mexico City & Monterrey.
Volaris 1 or 2 daily flights from Mexico City. 1 daily flight from Tijuana .1 flight every Thursday and Sundays from Bajío & Monterrey.
Alaska Airlines 1 flight from Los Angeles on Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 2 flights Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 1 flight from Portland Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. 1 flight Wednesday and Sunday from San Diego. 1 daily flight from Seattle. 1 daily flight from San Francisco. 1 flight on Thursdays from San José California.
American Airlines 2 daily flights from Dallas. 1 daily flight from Los Angeles. 1 flight every Wednesday from Chicago. 2 daily flights from Phoenix, except on Saturdays when there is only one flight available.
Delta Airlines 1 daily flight to Los Angeles.
Frontier Schedule to be confirmed.
Southwest Airlines 1 daily flight from Phoenix & Houston.
Sun country Schedule to be confirmed.
United Airlines 3 daily flights from Houston. 1 flight from Denver Saturdays and Sundays. 1 flight from Newark, every Saturday. 1 Flight from Los Ángeles and Chicago every Saturday and Sunday. 1 daily flight from San Francisco from Thursday to Monday.
Air Canada As of November 1st, Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta, once a week, every Sunday. As of November 5th, Toronto will operate once a week, every Thursday.
Air Transat Service tentatively scheduled to resume fall-winter 2020.
Sunwing 1 flight to Vancouver
Swoop 1 flight to Edmontonr
Westjet 2 flights from Calgary every Saturday.
Copa Airlines Schedule to be confirmed.
Tui Schedule to be confirmed.


· Sunset Plaza Beach Resort & Spa

· Casa Velas

· Barcelo Puerto Vallarta

· Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

· Velas Vallarta

· Garza Blanca

· Flamingo Vallarta Hotel & Marina

· Villa Mercedes

· Blue Chairs

· Container Inn

· Crown Paradise Club Puerto Vallarta

· Golden Crown

· Hotel Rosita

· Las Palmas by the Sea

· Mousai

· Pelícanos Club

· Pelícanos Grand

· Villa del Palmar

· Villa del Mar

· Hotel Mío

· Friendly Vallarta

· Almar Resort

· Fiesta Inn La Isla

· Krystal Hotel & Resort Puerto Vallarta

· Sheraton Buganvilias

· City Express

· Emperador

· The One

· Holiday Inn Express

· Comfort Inn

· Blue Chairs

· Mar Sereno

· Posada de Roger

· Hotel Eloísa

· San Marino

· Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta

· Vamar Vallarta

· Grand Fiesta Americana

· Costa Club

· Marriott Puerto Vallarta

· The Westin Resor & Spa Puerto Vallarta

· Costa Sur

· Buenaventura Grand

· Sunscape Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

· Playa Los Arcos

· Los Arcos Suites

· Casa Doña Susana

· Hacienda Buenaventura

· Las Alamandas Resort

· Villa Premiere

· Grand Miramar

· Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

· Now Amber Puerto Vallarta

· Hotel Pescador

· Meliá Puerto Vallarta

· Hilton Puerto Vallarta

· Grand Park Royal

· The Hacienda by Hilton

· Tropicana

· Hotel Mercurio

· Costa del Sol

· Emperador hotel & suites

· Hotel Mocali

· Hotel Marlyn

· Hotel Vallarta Sol

· Real Fluvial

· Hotel Estancia San Carlos

· Hotel La Siesta

· Hotel Río Malecon

· Paloma del Mar

· Gaviota Vallarta

· Hacienda de Vallarta Las Glorias

· Hacienda de Vallarta Centro

· Hacienda de Vallarta Playa Los Muertos

· Hotel Tulipanes

· Hotel Bernal

· Hotel Hortensia

· Cartagena de india

· Tradicional Villa del Mar

· Hotel Azteca

· Hotel Lina

· Hotel Ana Liz

· Puerto de Luna

· Porto Novo

· Porto Allegro

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