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Ranked #1 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
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Ranked #2 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Performances; Dinner Theaters
Owner description: Enjoy a boat ride across the bay, taking in the views along the way, to a candle and torchlit, private beach hideaway. See... more » Owner description: Enjoy a boat ride across the bay, taking in the views along the way, to a candle and torchlit, private beach hideaway. See Mexico’s past come alive through dance and music during an enchanting theatrical performance followed by a delicious seaside dining experience under the stars. « less
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Ranked #3 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
The Pacific Ocean's largest and deepest inlet.
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Ranked #4 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."
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Ranked #5 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Specialty Shops
Owner description: Lucy's CuCu Cabana is a unique shop specializing in hand-picked, high-quality, authentic Mexican folk-art. Lucy and Gil... more » Owner description: Lucy's CuCu Cabana is a unique shop specializing in hand-picked, high-quality, authentic Mexican folk-art. Lucy and Gil travel all over Mexico for several months every year searching for original pieces. All of their merchandise is purchased directly from the artisans at fair prices. They have been in business for twenty years. Lucy's will be closed from May 1 to October 25 while the owners go on their annual shopping trip. « less
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Ranked #6 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Ranked #7 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Beautiful cathedral featuring its trademark crown of angels.
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Ranked #8 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Tours; Historic Walking Areas
While cobblestone streets along the Malecon add colonial charm, this area also features street vendors and craftsmen.
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Ranked #9 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Owner description: Act II Entertainment Stages Is the only and only of it´s kind in the entire Bay of Banderas. Located in the heart of the... more » Owner description: Act II Entertainment Stages Is the only and only of it´s kind in the entire Bay of Banderas. Located in the heart of the Romantic zone this entertainment complex boast a 180 seat theater ¨Main Stage Theater where original productions are presented. A 98 seat Cabaret ¨The Red Room¨ And Encore! ¨Piano Bar. This theater complex know as Stages is a brand new entertainment complex. 2014 brings you A chorus line, Steel magnolias, The Ritz, Jesus Christ Super Star, The musical Comedy Murders of 1940 and the Sell out hit of the year ¨The Metamorphosis Show¨Staring Recording artist Daniel Portela. In The Red Room we have the onle and only Kim Kuzma every Friday night at and Sunday Night. Miss Conception ¨Sugar Tits¨Monday and Thursday. Vallarta legend Miss JoAnna and Chi Chi in their sell out show The Duling Drag Divas and Chi Chi Rhonas in her Legends Show. The Red Room Also has several different guest staring acts come in every week. Like Edie, Dwight Blake, Viva Las Divas, Denita, The Kinsey Sicks and many many more. Encore! will play live music nightly from 6 pm till 2 am. No matter your mood, Act II Stages has go an evening of entertainment for you! « less
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Ranked #10 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Gardens
Owner description: The Vallarta Botanical Gardens was just selected by the Canadian Garden Tourism Coalition as one of the Top 10 Gardens worth... more » Owner description: The Vallarta Botanical Gardens was just selected by the Canadian Garden Tourism Coalition as one of the Top 10 Gardens worth traveling for in 2013. Vallarta's best vacation value- only $60 pesos entrance fee. Open 7 days a week from Dec 16th.-April. Closed Mondays May-Nov. Located on HWY 200 (The Palms to Pines Scenic Highway), just 30 minutes from Old Town. GETING HERE: To arrive on your own using public transportation, Please take the "El Tuito" bus at the corner of Aguacate and Carranza in the Romantic Zone. The bus will bring you to our entrance and back to Puerto Vallarta or you may take a taxi. LAST BUS TO PV IS AT 6. BE AT THE BUS STOP AT 6.WHAT YOU WILL EXPERIENCE: Orchid Conservatory, Tree Fern Grotto, Jungle Trails, Native Mexican Plant Collection, Palm Collection, Tropical Fruit Trees, Bird Watching, Butterfly Gardens, Cool Sierra Madre Mountain Breezes, Mountain River Swimming, The Lost Mines of La Sierra Madre, ATV Tours, Gift Shop and Plant Sales, Tequila Tasting, Vallarta's most-popular destination restaurant, Hacienda de Oro, Famous for brick-oven pizza & Fine Mexican Food, dining in the mountains overlooking the river and the gardens! « less
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Ranked #11 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with sunbathers and surfers alike.
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Ranked #12 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #13 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Neighborhoods
Neighborhood near the pier offering many seafood dining experiences.
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Ranked #14 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Ranked #15 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Make your dreams come true with Puerto Vallarta's newest canopy tour! More than 10,000 feet of fun, spread out over 10... more » Owner description: Make your dreams come true with Puerto Vallarta's newest canopy tour! More than 10,000 feet of fun, spread out over 10 thrilling zip lines, up to a half-mile long, taking you up to an exhilarating height of nearly 700 feet over the beautiful jungle canopy and river far below.After the canopy you can enjoy our delicious food along with the relaxing sounds of the river, all of this while getting in touch with nature with our amazing green mountains. « less
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Ranked #16 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Owner description: THIS IS OUR STORY... With the need for a community theatre The Boutique was born in 2011 with an incredible amount of... more » Owner description: THIS IS OUR STORY... With the need for a community theatre The Boutique was born in 2011 with an incredible amount of passion and showcasing a variety of English and Spanish speaking talent. « less
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Ranked #17 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

EL Centro is a very interesting section of Puerto Vallarta. One fun thing  to do is the art walk. There are many art galleries clustered near the most northern end of the Malecon... more »

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Ranked #18 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
If you are looking for isolation, try this beach to the south of Puerto Vallarta, only accessible by boat.
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Ranked #19 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Health Clubs
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Ranked #20 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
Owner description: "Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby village, is one of the most-frequented beaches in Puerto... more » Owner description: "Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby village, is one of the most-frequented beaches in Puerto Vallarta. « less
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Ranked #21 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #22 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches

Choose Bucerias over downtown Puerto Vallarta (PV) and Nuevo Vallarta for several reasons: PV tends to be a busy, bustling sort of a place. In the winter month high season, PV has... more »

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Ranked #23 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Islands
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Ranked #24 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: National Parks; Islands
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Ranked #25 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
New Zipline attraction in Puerto Vallarta
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Ranked #26 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
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Ranked #27 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #28 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Art Galleries
Art gallery where the newest in classical and contemporary sculptures of many talented artists can be viewed.
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Ranked #29 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Theaters
It's a very modern 960 seat theater for traveling shows as well as a local company.
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Ranked #30 of 83 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
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