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Where Can I See Turtles in Puerto Vallarta?

Where Can I See Turtles in Puerto Vallarta?

Prepare for the annual seashore parade of your favourite shelled companions when you come to Puerto Vallarta for sea turtle season. Every year, from August to December, thousands of animal enthusiasts and curious trav...

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Packing List for Mexico: What to Wear on Your trip to Puerto Vallarta

Packing List for Mexico: What to Wear on Your trip to Puerto Vallarta

With all your travel planning, from booking flights and accommodations to choosing your tours and daily itineraries, sometimes the hardest part of preparing for an international trip is deciding what to pack. Bring to...

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Puerto Vallarta Events You Can't Miss

Puerto Vallarta Events You Can't Miss

With its white-sand beaches, rich arts scene, and delicious cuisines, Puerto Vallarta is a prime vacation destination. The vibrant city offers many year-round events that you should incorporate into your travel itiner...

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Culinary Tourism Trends/Food Travel

Culinary Tourism Trends/Food Travel

Food is an integral part of our society; the ingredients and the way it’s made reflect cultures, traditions, and people from all over the world. Thus, it’s no surprise that gastronomy tourism has been rapidly rising i...

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Plastic Reduction Program and Sustainable Tourism

Plastic Reduction Program and Sustainable Tourism

Traveling provides us with an exciting opportunity to explore the unfamiliar, try new things, and view unforgettable sights, but we need to remember that this is a privilege and not a right. When we are guests in some...

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Responsible Whale Watching and Humpback Whale Protection

Responsible Whale Watching and Humpback Whale Protection

There’s nothing quite like watching humpback whales in their natural habitat, gushing exhaled air, splashing their flukes, and even leaping into the air. You can see them interact with each other, with other species s...

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Why Sustainable Tourism Is So Important

Why Sustainable Tourism Is So Important

With so many beautiful travel locations to choose from, and so much to see and do, it’s no wonder we spend such a large chunk of our time planning dream vacations and fantasy getaways. And now that we can quickly shar...

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What People Are Saying About Puerto Vallarta Adventure Weddings

What People Are Saying About Puerto Vallarta Adventure Weddings

Perfect day. Magical. Amazed guests. Dream wedding. These are just a few ways couples have described their experience in Adventure Weddings Puerto Vallarta Reviews. Adventure Weddings are available in Puerto Vallarta...

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The Best Way to See Talpa de Allende Jalisco

The Best Way to See Talpa de Allende Jalisco

The beautiful towns of Mascota and Talpa de Allende in Jalisco are nestled in the Sierra Madre mountains, away from all the noise and activity in the tourist areas of Puerto Vallarta. These mining towns are referred t...

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The Beautiful Natural Features around Los Arcos in Puerto Vallarta

The Beautiful Natural Features around Los Arcos in Puerto Vallarta

No trip to Puerto Vallarta is complete without spending time at Los Arcos in Banderas Bay, Mexico. Spanish for “the Arches,” the Los Arcos is named for the huge gray granite islands pushing up out of the ocean in arch...

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Come Visit San Sebastian, Mexico

Come Visit San Sebastian, Mexico

A visit to the mountain pueblo of San Sebastian del Oeste is like taking a step back in time. Surrounded by picturesque views of green Jalisco mountains and valleys, San Sabastian, Mexico is a place rich in tradition ...

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Dolphin Adventure Marine Center: American Humane Certified

Dolphin Adventure Marine Center: American Humane Certified

Puerto Vallarta Marine Life Puerto Vallarta is home to a wide and beautiful range of marine life. Puerto Vallarta is surrounded by bays and the water of the Pacific Ocean. In these waters, you can find marine animals...

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When Should I Go to Sayulita?

When Should I Go to Sayulita?

Sayulita is a beautiful coastal town full of fun and festivities. It has a reputation for being a surf town and is becoming more and more popular among visitors. You’ll find fantastic food, funky art, great surfing, a...

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Did Jose Cuervo Really Make Tequila?

Did Jose Cuervo Really Make Tequila?

Tequila lovers and history buffs may be interested to know that you can take scenic day trips from Puerto Vallarta to the old distillery where the famous Jose Cuervo tequila was, and still is, made, located in the tow...

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Facts & Myths About Mexico You Won’t Believe

Facts & Myths About Mexico You Won’t Believe

If you’ve never been to Mexico, you may only have bits and pieces of information about the country that don’t seem to add up. You probably know there are bustling resorts and beaches, delicious tacos and burritos, and...

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Puerto Vallarta Adventures for Families at Las Caletas Beach

Puerto Vallarta Adventures for Families at Las Caletas Beach

Looking for things to do in Puerto Vallarta for the whole family? A trip to Puerto Vallarta isn’t complete without a visit to our secluded and private beach at Las Caletas. This relaxing paradise can only be reached ...

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Best Beach Destination Wedding Venues in Puerto Vallarta

Best Beach Destination Wedding Venues in Puerto Vallarta

Imagine your dream wedding on an intimate, secluded beach with those you love most. Take in the sights, enjoy the amenities, and make memories to last a lifetime. Our exclusive, tropical beach hideaways at Las Caletas...

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Puerto Vallarta Tours: What Travelers Love About Vallarta Adventures Tours

Puerto Vallarta Tours: What Travelers Love About Vallarta Adventures Tours

One loving grandma knew she struck gold when she found Vallarta Adventures kid’s dolphin experience. She found a great two-for-one deal online, booked it for her two little granddaughters, ages 4 and 6, and the rest w...

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Behind Rhythms of the Night in Puerto Vallarta: An Interview with the Creative Director

Behind Rhythms of the Night in Puerto Vallarta: An Interview with the Creative Director

Putting on a spectacular, world-class show featuring acrobatics in the middle of the jungle isn’t easy. For one, how do you support aerialists without an actual ceiling? “There is no skyhook; we cannot hang anything ...

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Puerto Vallarta Snorkeling: The Best Places To Go and What To Expect

Puerto Vallarta Snorkeling: The Best Places To Go and What To Expect

Can you snorkel in Puerto Vallarta? Yes! Snorkeling in Puerto Vallarta is a fun way to explore the area. Enjoy a snorkeling adventure with our Las Caletas Beach Hideaway and Islas Marietas tours. While there is a wid...

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The Best Way to Go Parasailing in Puerto Vallarta

The Best Way to Go Parasailing in Puerto Vallarta

Learn how to parasail on the exciting Ocean Mania Tour from Vallarta Adventures. This tour gives you the opportunity to try ten heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping activities in one day, and now that includes parasaili...

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How to Scuba Dive in Puerto Vallarta

How to Scuba Dive in Puerto Vallarta

No trip to Puerto Vallarta is complete without a dive in the crystal clear waters among tropical fish and marine life. You’ll enjoy incredible underwater views and interactive experiences unlike anywhere else. The goo...

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How to Plan the Best Mexico Family Vacations

How to Plan the Best Mexico Family Vacations

The best Mexico family vacations include activities to keep both kids and their parents entertained, as well as provide a chance for parents to relax. With Vallarta Adventures, all the planning and preparation is done...

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Puerto Vallarta Shows & Evening Entertainment

Puerto Vallarta Shows & Evening Entertainment

If you are headed to Puerto Vallarta, you have probably planned an itinerary packed with day-time excursions and adventures. But what about the nightlife? Puerto Vallarta is the place to go in Mexico if you want to k...

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Best Mexico Islands to Include in Your Vacation

Best Mexico Islands to Include in Your Vacation

Beautiful beaches are one of the best things about a trip to Mexico, along with abundant marine life, scuba diving, and picturesque views — which is why traveling in this area is best enjoyed with excursions and day t...

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Puerto Vallarta Cultural Tours: Some Light Hiking for an Excellent Cultural Food Experience

Puerto Vallarta Cultural Tours: Some Light Hiking for an Excellent Cultural Food Experience

Puerto Vallarta is famous for its gorgeous beaches and resorts, but it also offers some exciting experiences for travelers looking for adventure and local flavor. In addition to getting the perfect tan, your trip can ...

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Best Hidden Places in Mexico: Tour These 5 Historic Towns near Puerto Vallarta

Best Hidden Places in Mexico: Tour These 5 Historic Towns near Puerto Vallarta

We’ve rounded up a list of some of the most unique places to visit in Mexico so you’ll be able to discover something new and exciting for your next vacation. Vallarta Adventures offers guided tours to all of these pla...

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Discover Authentic Mexico in Southern Vallarta

Discover Authentic Mexico in Southern Vallarta

A visit to the southern region of Vallarta won’t be complete without exploring some hidden gems in the Sierra Madre mountain range. Quaint mining towns, Puerto Vallarta historical sites, and a chance to see the authen...

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Take an Educational Tour on Your Next Vacation to Puerto Vallarta

Take an Educational Tour on Your Next Vacation to Puerto Vallarta

A vacation in Puerto Vallarta has many things that make it appealing, including educational opportunities and learning adventures. The whole family can benefit from the expertise of bilingual guides with Vallarta Adve...

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Everything You Need to Know About Zip Line Equipment and Zip Line Safety

Everything You Need to Know About Zip Line Equipment and Zip Line Safety

Zip lining is the ultimate way to experience the surreal tropical jungles and natural beauty of Puerto Vallarta. You’ll feel like a bird in flight as you soar over greenery and skim across the warm blue waters of the ...

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Get an Adrenaline Rush and Incredible View When You Zipline Puerto Vallarta

Get an Adrenaline Rush and Incredible View When You Zipline Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is known for being a luxury beach resort town where you can enjoy the ultimate escape to sunshine and white sand beaches any time of year. The city has a rich history and attracts travelers from all ov...

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The Best Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

The Best Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

The resort town of Puerto Vallarta is a magnificent destination in Mexico for your next vacation. This beautiful city provides travelers with a great variety of relaxing indulgences, thrilling adventures, and abundant...

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The Seasonal Weather of Puerto Vallarta

The Seasonal Weather of Puerto Vallarta

While the average temperatures of the Puerto Vallarta weather don’t typically vary too much throughout the year, there are distinct differences between the dry and rainy seasons. This weather guide full of useful info...

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Off the Beaten Path: Favorite Puerto Vallarta Restaurants

Off the Beaten Path: Favorite Puerto Vallarta Restaurants

What’s not to love about Puerto Vallarta? Gorgeous beaches with soft sand and cool blue waters, rich history and culture dating back thousands of years, inspiring color and artistry everywhere you turn, and of course ...

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6 Unique Things in Puerto Vallarta That Will Make You Want to Book Flights ASAP

6 Unique Things in Puerto Vallarta That Will Make You Want to Book Flights ASAP

From Cabo to Chiapas, the Mexican Pacific coastline is dotted with a whole slew of alluring beach resort destinations. So what makes Puerto Vallarta stand out as one Mexican city you don’t want to miss for your next g...

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The Best Beaches in Puerto Vallarta

The Best Beaches in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta and its surrounding areas are home to some of the most spectacular beaches on the planet. Travelers in search of stunning seaside vistas, amazing marine life, tucked-away coastal towns, and oceanic adv...

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6 Interesting Sea Lion Facts for Kids to Learn!

6 Interesting Sea Lion Facts for Kids to Learn!

Sea lions are among the most fascinating creatures in all of the world’s oceans. These social marine mammals are found in climates ranging from subarctic to tropical and are often seen swimming in the waters off the c...

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5 Puerto Vallarta Travel Tips You Need to Know

5 Puerto Vallarta Travel Tips You Need to Know

Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, Puerto Vallarta is one of the premier seaside destinations in the entire Western Hemisphere. With a host of awesome activities to do and spectacular sights to see, this coast...

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Rhythms of the Night by Gilles Ste Croix

Rhythms of the Night by Gilles Ste Croix

Puerto Vallarta is home a wide range of sights to see and activities to experience. There is the natural world: the brilliant Bay of Banderas, the scenic beaches, the tropical jungles nestled in and around Sierra Madr...

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Adventure Travel: Building a Path to Sustainability and Community

Adventure Travel: Building a Path to Sustainability and Community

Our exciting eco-tours pack thrilling activities that will leave you with unforgettable memories. When you join us on our exciting outdoor excursions, you will explore some of Mexico's most diverse and awe-striking la...

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How Do Dolphins Communicate? Can Humans Speak Dolphin?

How Do Dolphins Communicate? Can Humans Speak Dolphin?

As one of the world's smartest animals, dolphins have a complex communication system that they use for survival, fun, and social interaction of all kinds. While scientists are just now beginning to understand the dept...

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How Smart Are Dolphins?

How Smart Are Dolphins?

How smart are dolphins? Dolphins are capable of complex problem solving and social interaction. They are one of the smartest animals in the world. Research into the behavior of dolphins in the wild and in captivity h...

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Dolphin Facts for Kids

Dolphin Facts for Kids

Dolphins are some of the coolest creatures in the deep blue sea. On this page, you'll get to learn all about these intelligent and incredible marine mammals. Read on for fun and interesting Dolphin Facts for Kids that...

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Types of Dolphins in the Bay of Banderas

Types of Dolphins in the Bay of Banderas

Are there dolphins in the Pacific ocean? Absolutely, and being able to interact with different types of dolphins can make for a truly memorable experience.  Some of the most common types of dolphins can be found alon...

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Facts about the Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

Facts about the Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

You’ve probably seen a photo of this stunning, must-see destination even if you don’t recognize the name. Playa del Amor, the “beach of love” more typically called the Hidden Beach, is a secluded sandy cavern on one o...

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