Experience an all-inclusive vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Bordered by the Sierra Madre Mountains and Pacific Ocean, Puerto Vallarta is a spectacular destination with many outdoor activities and fun things to do. From the cobblestone streets of downtown to its beautiful marinas and golf courses, Puerto Vallarta is a vacation playground of exhilaration, beauty and tranquility.
Explore Mexico's Riviera Nayarit coastline with pristine beaches, gorgeous landscapes and natural areas for adventure. Stroll down Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon and enjoy shopping, sightseeing, and golden sunsets. Relax in cafés and restaurants overlooking the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, enjoy nightly performances at Los Arcos, and enjoy beautiful sculptures and landmarks.
Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive Vacations -
Discover an oasis of lavish beauty and luxury at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, and experience the all-inclusive Puerto Vallarta vacation of your dreams. Located on magnificent Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, our splendid all-inclusive resort and spa is just minutes from Downtown Puerto Vallarta. Grand Velas delivers the ultimate all-inclusive vacation in Puerto Vallarta with luxurious ocean-view suites, gourmet dining, and world-class hospitality in a spectacular setting on Mexico's golden coast.
Downtown Puerto Vallarta Activities & Arts -
Downtown Puerto Vallarta offers a myriad of cultural activities and things to do, including wonderful restaurants, beach bars, lively nightlife, and unique art galleries that reflect the spirit of Mexico's Pacific Coast. Puerto Vallarta is an artist mecca with its world-class galleries and evening art walks. Puerto Vallarta is packed with activities, and there's always something exciting happening in this tropical city.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Activities & Adventures -
Puerto Vallarta offers exhilarating outdoor activities, such as ocean excursions, scuba diving expeditions, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, eco-tours, swimming with dolphins, whale watching, 4-wheeling and romantic dinner cruises. Experience the natural beauty of Puerto Vallarta by exploring pristine sand beaches.
Tee off at the Marina Vallarta and Vista Vallarta golf courses -15 minutes from the Grand Velas. Go parachuting over Banderas Bay, enjoy deep sea fishing, playing golf, horseback riding, scuba diving, and indulging in plane rides over secluded mountain villages. When you stay at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, you enjoy all-inclusive vacation pleasures in Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Water & Beach Activities -
With 25 miles of gorgeous coastline and golden beaches, Puerto Vallarta offers endless vacation activities. From white sandy beaches to rocky sea cliffs to tropical palm forests that reach the shore, the beaches of Puerto Vallarta offer diverse activities and scenery. Ride a jet ski over the waves, paddle a sea kayak or try windsurfing and parasailing on Banderas Bay.
At our all-inclusive vacation resort in Puerto Vallarta, we can arrange Puerto Vallarta's top activities, including waterskiing, wind surfing, deep sea and fly fishing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, regattas, and catamaran and yacht excursions.
Puerto Vallarta Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventures -
Puerto Vallarta is one of the top places in the world to see humpback whales in their natural habitat and whale watching is one of the most exciting activities to do in Puerto Vallarta. Watch the humpback whales as they make their annual migration through the warm waters of Banderas Bay from December through March. See these amazing mammals display grace, power and beauty through their playful behavior.
Guided tours leave every morning to take you to see and learn about these beautiful creatures. Swim with Pacific bottlenose dolphins and learn about these enchanting, gentle creatures at the Nuevo Vallarta Dolphin Center. Swimming with dolphins is one of the most unforgettable activities for families.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Fishing -
Puerto Vallarta offers some the best sport fishing in the world, and anglers from around the globe see if they can beat last year's big catch. Spend a blissful day on the deep blue waters of Banderas Bay and fish with an experienced captain. Join a deep sea fishing charter and cast your lines for marlin, tuna, mahi mahi, dorado, sailfish, rooster tail and red snapper. Many fishing charters are available - from small pangas to large trawlers with fly bridges. Bass and freshwater fishing is popular in lakes around Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Snorkeling & Diving Vacations -
With beautiful coral reefs and natural underwater treasures, Banderas Bay offers scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. Enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving in the blue waters around Los Arcos, Las Marietas and Las Caletas, where you encounter tropical fish, mantas, dolphins, and turtles. Explore the rock formations of Los Arcos National Marine Park's underwater caves and canyons, secluded beaches with shallows teeming with tropical fish, or discover the wildlife reserves and marine ecosystem of the Marietas Islands with its deep caverns and rugged rocks. Enjoy diving tours, all-day excursions, and night dives!
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Golf Vacations -
Golf is a way of life in Puerto Vallarta, which offers seven spectacular golf courses, including Marina Vallarta Golf Club, El Tigre Golf Club, Flamingos Golf Club, Four Seasons Golf Club, Mayan Palace Country Club and the two spectacular Vista Vallarta courses. Tee off in the tropical breezes of Banderas Bay on courses lined with palm trees and tropical flowers. Play the famed Nicklaus course at Vista Vallarta, which has garnered world recognition since hosting the 2002 EMC World Cup Championship. Beautiful clubhouses offer open-air dining and views of the greens. Many championship courses offer an optional 19th hole on an island.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Horseback Riding -
With gorgeous scenery, hillsides and valleys, Puerto Vallarta is a fantastic place to enjoy horseback riding. Visitors can take to the hills, rivers, villages and jungle by horseback, exploring the countryside with bilingual tour guides, learning the history of the area and experiencing Vallarta in a more natural way.
Ride a quarter horse, thoroughbred or mestizo (mixed breed), and explore a jungle trail with orchids or catch the refreshing overspray of a waterfall on vacations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. You can also ride alongside a picturesque river or high in the verdant foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains, where the panoramic views of the bay area breathtaking. In nearby Bucerias, you can trot along the beach.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Canopy Tours -
Exhilarating Canopy Tours are an eco-activity that zips you into Puerto Vallarta's tropical rainforest and gets your adrenaline flowing. With Vallarta Adventures, you can enjoy a Canopy Adventure, soaring along seven zip lines - one of them PV's highest at 250 feet - crossing hanging bridges and rappelling to the forest floor.
Experience the Outdoor Adventure with a canopy tour, wilderness techniques and mule ride that splashes you through streams. With Canopy Tours de Los Veranos, you speed over a river gorge along 14 cables while spotting exotic orchids, play on water slides or meet fawns, monkeys, pythons and tarantulas. The tour ends at a palapa bar and riverside restaurant with food for every mood - from burgers to lobster.
Puerto Vallarta Beach Activities -
Situated on Banderas Bay, with 34 miles of coastline, Puerto Vallarta is a playground of spectacular beaches for sunning, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, fishing and playing on the golden sands. Beaches to the north on the Costa Vallarta are long and wide with the foothills of the Sierra Madre further back from the sea than in Jalisco, giving them a unique character.
South of PV, where the mountains tumble into the sea, there are small coves and intimate sandy beaches. Puerto Vallarta's beautiful beaches include: San Francisco/San Pancho, Sayulita, Punta de Mita, El Anclote, Bucerías, Nuevo Vallarta, Destiladeras, Boca de Tomates, Marina Vallarta, Hotel Zone, Los Muertos, Garza Blanca, Gemelas, Mismaloya, and Boca de Tomatlán.