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#1 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
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#2 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
The Pacific Ocean's largest and deepest inlet.
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#3 of 21 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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#4 of 21 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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#5 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
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#6 of 21 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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#7 of 21 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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#8 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Islands
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#9 of 21 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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#10 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches

  Take the  local bus from downtown Puerto south to Boca de Tomatlan!  It costs only about $1. each, and takes about 40 minutes.  At Boca de Tomatlan,  it is quite simple to hire... more »

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#11 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
This city beach is popular with locals and features clear water and white sand.
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#12 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Islands
Island on the River Cuale overlooked by Gringo Gulch.
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#13 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Bodies of Water; Forests

El Eden is located in a beautiful area outside of Puerto Vallarta. The canopy experience is pretty intense as there is a lot of stairs to climb to each platform. One does need to... more »

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#14 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
Remote beach accessible only by boat, this is the perfect place to get away from it all.
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#15 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Resort Communities
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#16 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
This "Twin" beach is actually two small beaches at the bottom of the Sierra Madre Mountains.
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#17 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
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#18 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Also known as "Shrimp Beach," this is a quieter place to relax in the sun as it's further away from downtown than most... more » Owner description: Also known as "Shrimp Beach," this is a quieter place to relax in the sun as it's further away from downtown than most beaches. « less
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#19 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Geologic Formations
Formerly the backdrop for many movies, this hill is now returning to its former glory as a tropical rainforest.
#20 of 21 attractions in Puerto Vallarta
Category: Beaches
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Category: Art Galleries; Beaches
Puerto Vallarta's newest addition to its collection of fine art galleries.
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