Puerto Vallarta is a top tourist resort that still retains the true flavor of Mexico. It features Colonial architecture and world-class hotels, sophisticated amenities and a dream-like natural setting between the Sierra Madre Mountains and the deep blue pacific waters. It's considered the ideal vacation spot for the first-time Mexico visitor, while also boasting enough diversity of activities to keep people coming back again and again.
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Puerto Vallarta continues to reap good news!
It recently obtained three nominations in the seventh edition of the Travvy Awards or also known as the "Academy Awards" of the travel industry, which recognize the best of tourism worldwide.
The Travvy Awards honor the main suppliers, destinations, attractions, airlines, among other sectors of the industry, which are selected by those who know them best: travel agents.
Experts in the travel industry nominated Puerto Vallarta to compete among the following categories:
• Best Culinary Destination in Mexico
• Best Destination for Honeymoons in Mexico
• Best Tourist Office in Mexico
Puerto Vallarta Information
It is located only 5 minutes from the International Airport and 20 minutes from downtown. It is constructed over 13 ha, comprising 4,522 sq-mt for expos in 9 halls, for events from 10 to 1,600 people. It boasts a theatre, an interactive library, and the Plazas - all surrounded by a large area of mangroves.
Holidays & Festivals
* Three Kings Day (Jan 6)
* Candlemas Day (Feb 2)
* Valentine's Day (Feb 14)
* St. Patrick's Day (Mar 17)
* Puerto Vallarta Open (Apr 29)
* Children's Day (Apr 30)
* Navy Day (Jun 1)
* Charro Day (Sep 14)
* Independence day (Sep 15)
* halloween (Oct 31)
* Day of the Dead-All Souls Day (Nov 1-2)
* Pilgrimage for Our Lady of Guadalupe (Dec 12)
* New Years Eve (Dec 31)
10 Reasons to Visit Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta hosts many events each year attracting people from all over the world. Enjoy Gourmet Festival towards the end of summer with chefs from all around the world, and deep sea marlin fishing tournaments in late November with prizes to fit a king! Don't forget the local cultural events ranging from art to entertainment.