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“Third World atmosphere”
Review of Isla Cuale

Isla Cuale
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$92.00*
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Puerto Vallarta Adventure Tour: Ziplining, Rappelling and Tequila Tasting
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Island on the River Cuale overlooked by Gringo Gulch.
Washington state
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Third World atmosphere”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Extremely dirty area and river is depressingly strewn with trash and human waste. Low-lifes hanging around.

Visited December 2012
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Trinkets? No gracias.”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

Need Kitsch? go here and the flea market to stock up. The walk up the island is nice and it's full of cats at night. the highlight by far are the swinging bridges.

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Toronto, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“There are only so many ways to say NO.”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

It is a lovely setting.
Also, you can walk across swaying bridges to cross the river. There are also other regular bridges. But the vendors tend to ask you for business just after you told the previous person(selling the same type of product) that you're not interested.

Visited January 2012
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“charming treasure”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

sure, there are tourist stalls, some of which sell great things, and some of which sell mass-produced junk. But the island itself is magical. Some amazing trees, lots of fauna, the wood-slatted bridges that are an adventure to cross. Lots of cats wandering around, for cat lovers. It's a great refute, particularly at night when the stalls are closed. I've taken many people here and they're always charmed

Visited May 2012
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Jersey City, NJ
Level 6 Contributor
415 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Not really worth the trip”
Reviewed December 11, 2011

Touristy area. Not much here overall. Would skip unless already in the area.

Visited January 2011
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