Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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El Malecon is located in the historical centre of Puerto Vallarta and it is a promenade which is 870 metres long. El Malecon is emblematic of the city, not only because it is located next to the sea and has beautiful views of the bay, but also because along it there is a large concentration of restaurants, bars, art galleries, jewellers, shops, sculptures and other attractions which make it the perfect place for visitors and locals.
Mismaloya is an area located in the south of Puerto Vallarta which has a beautiful beach surrounded by a rain-forest. Here one can enjoy delicious seafood dishes that are served up by the small restaurants or take a “panga” (barge) to visit the southern beaches or the Marino Los Arcos Park to go snorkelling. Mismaloya is famous for being where the film “La noche del Iguana” was shot. Eden is located in this area and it is the perfect place to go swimming in the small sinks formed by the big rocks. Eden was another famous film set , this time for the film “Predator” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Modern and sophisticated, the Marina Vallarta is located a few minutes away from Puerto Vallarta International Airport and offers visitors a large variety of entertainment. A world-class golf club, an exclusive hotel area, a port which attracts luxury yachts and boats from all over the world. A promenade with a wide variety of restaurants and a lighthouse which offers spectacular views of Puerto Vallarta. “La Marina” (the pier), presents us with a bright landscape, whether it is night or day, full of glamour and elegance which you cannot afford to lose.
Los Muertos Pier
Located in the “Zona Romantica”. The Pier enters the sea a little over 100m and is the perfect place to go for a walk by yourself, with your partner or with your family and enjoy the spectacular sunset in the bay. It is also the perfect place for those of you who want to savour a moment of peace and are looking for an inspirational place to sit and read or even write. This Pier also serves as the docking point for the water taxis that take you towards the southern beaches.
Take a day trip to Sayulita for surfing, whale watching and boat tours.