The amount of outstanding experiences you can have around the Vallarta area is endless. Land adventures, ocean escapes and cultural trips are only a few of the activities that can create amazing lifetime memories.
Vallarta, being a seaside city, features many aquatic adventures. Turtles, wild dolphins, majestic humpback whales (seasonal) and graceful manta rays are what is typically found when you set sail. Travelers can enjoy the splendor of the coastline and see the bay from a new angle, aboard group catamarans, yachts or the fun and exciting zodiac speed boats. Pack your hat and sunscreen and choose from, surfing in Punta Mita, snorkeling at the famous Marietas Islands, or watching the whales breach and play. Sail south to tropical beaches and enjoy ocean kayaking, thrilling ziplines, slip and slide down waterslides or cruise the jungle floor in ATV’s.
A spectacular way to enjoy both land and sea is an evening experience called Rhythms of the Night.
Departing by catamaran in the early evening, guests can soak up the daylights last rays and watch the sun set over the bay while en route to a private island. Created by the imaginative Cirque du Soleil director, Gilles Ste-Croix, the evening dazzles guests with an interpretation of the Aztec creation story told through stunning acrobatics, incredible dance performances and bold costumes all set in an outdoor amphitheater, under the Sierra Madre stars. To complete this amazing evening, guests can indulge in a delicious buffet dinner set up ocean front.
For those wishing for a cultural or land experience, Vallarta serves up wonderful options. Horseback ride through the mountains and feast on a BBQ lunch” Jalisco style”, or climb into a Unimog (All Terrain truck) and journey through fruit fields and quaint small towns that sit just outside of the city. There is an abundance of historical and significant areas to visit, from ornate churches to botanical gardens to forest hikes that showcase the medicinal and practical uses of local plants. You can even learn how to make tortillas – starting with grinding the corn!
When choosing your next destination, think food, fun, sun, and plenty of activities with Puerto Vallarta!