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Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel, Spa & Beach Club is the perfect gateway for experiencing everything this captivating Pacific Coast destination has to offer. Steps from upscale shopping and world-class restaurants and nightlife, you will fill your days and nights with unforgettable adventures.

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  • El Malecon (Seaside Boardwalk) Distance:2.7 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Stroll this breezy, pedestrian-friendly path along the ocean and soak up fabulous shopping, restaurants and authentic Mexican culture. 

    Stroll this breezy, pedestrian-friendly path along the ocean and soak up fabulous shopping, restaurants and authentic Mexican culture. 

  • Conchas Chinas Beach Distance:4.6 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Playa Conchas Chinas, or “Chinese Shells Beach,” is one of the most private and secluded beaches in Puerto Vallarta. Tucked between the forest and mountains, the beach features blue-green waters and pristine beige sand. Wade into the natural pools formed by rocks, sample a delicious fried fish, rent boats or water ski. The crystal clear waters allow you to see the ocean floor and take a look at the different multicolored fish that live there.

    Playa Conchas Chinas, or “Chinese Shells Beach,” is one of the most private and secluded beaches in Puerto Vallarta. Tucked between the forest and mountains, the beach features blue-green waters and pristine beige sand. Wade into the natural pools formed by rocks, sample a delicious fried fish, rent boats or water ski. The crystal clear waters allow you to see the ocean floor and take a look at the different multicolored fish that live there.

  • Ampas Beach Distance:6.2 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    This semi-hidden beach features a path that ascends to the top of El Pulpito and then meanders down to the beach on the other side. Quiet and less touristy, Las Ampas offers a more intimate space for family outings or romantic getaways. 

    This semi-hidden beach features a path that ascends to the top of El Pulpito and then meanders down to the beach on the other side. Quiet and less touristy, Las Ampas offers a more intimate space for family outings or romantic getaways. 

  • Zoologico de Vallarta Distance:14.6 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    This exotic, lush tropical jungle zoo is surrounded by the river and mountains. Visitors are welcome to pet, feed and get up close and personal with many of the animals. 

    This exotic, lush tropical jungle zoo is surrounded by the river and mountains. Visitors are welcome to pet, feed and get up close and personal with many of the animals. 

  • Isla Cuale Flea Market Distance:2.3 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Visit this large, indoor flea market overlooking the Cuale River, also known as the Mercado Municipal Río Cuale. Browse two storeys of goods ranging from pottery, jewelry, embroidered clothing, souvenirs and much more – all at unbeatable prices. Be sure to check out the food stands on the second floor. 

    Visit this large, indoor flea market overlooking the Cuale River, also known as the Mercado Municipal Río Cuale. Browse two storeys of goods ranging from pottery, jewelry, embroidered clothing, souvenirs and much more – all at unbeatable prices. Be sure to check out the food stands on the second floor. 

  • Plaza de Armas Distance:1.7 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    The city's main plaza, Plaza de la Presidencia or Plaza de Armas is the heart of political and cultural life in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy public concerts at the bandstand (kiosko) or at the amphitheater across the street by the Arches, the amphitheater or the malecon. Relax by the fountain on the large outdoor terrace. 

    The city's main plaza, Plaza de la Presidencia or Plaza de Armas is the heart of political and cultural life in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy public concerts at the bandstand (kiosko) or at the amphitheater across the street by the Arches, the amphitheater or the malecon. Relax by the fountain on the large outdoor terrace. 

  • Old Town Farmers Market "Tianguis Cultural" Distance:2.7 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Visit this local market in Lázaro Cárdenas Park to find the best fresh local produce. It’s a producer only market, meaning all vendors must make, bake or grow the items they sell here. The market is open every Saturday from early November through May from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Visit this local market in Lázaro Cárdenas Park to find the best fresh local produce. It’s a producer only market, meaning all vendors must make, bake or grow the items they sell here. The market is open every Saturday from early November through May from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Muelle de Playa Los Muertos Distance:6.7 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Soak up some sun, sand and surf on the most popular beach in Puerto Vallarta. Just south of the Malecon and the Cuale River, in what is called the Romantic Zone, this beach features warm waters and gentle tides. 

    Soak up some sun, sand and surf on the most popular beach in Puerto Vallarta. Just south of the Malecon and the Cuale River, in what is called the Romantic Zone, this beach features warm waters and gentle tides. 

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Distance:6.2 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Each year, Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe draws thousands of Catholics from around the world, especially during a 12-day festival called the feast of Guadalupe each December, to learn about Mexican religious traditions. An icon in the Puerto Vallarta skyline, the church is one of the city's most recognizable and beloved landmarks. 

    Each year, Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe draws thousands of Catholics from around the world, especially during a 12-day festival called the feast of Guadalupe each December, to learn about Mexican religious traditions. An icon in the Puerto Vallarta skyline, the church is one of the city's most recognizable and beloved landmarks. 

  • Marina Vallarta Distance:6.7 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    This residential neighborhood contains one of the biggest marine piers in Latin America and home to some seriously beautiful luxury yachts. Its beautiful promenade is lined with art galleries, cafes and restaurants, and an 18-hole golf course.

    This residential neighborhood contains one of the biggest marine piers in Latin America and home to some seriously beautiful luxury yachts. Its beautiful promenade is lined with art galleries, cafes and restaurants, and an 18-hole golf course.

  • Los Arcos Distance:6.3 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    No matter where you are in Puerto Vallarta, you can’t miss these small islands by the edge of the sea in the South Zone. Known as "Los Arcos de Mismaloya," they’re a favorite of snorkelers, tourists, tour operators and scuba divers.

    No matter where you are in Puerto Vallarta, you can’t miss these small islands by the edge of the sea in the South Zone. Known as "Los Arcos de Mismaloya," they’re a favorite of snorkelers, tourists, tour operators and scuba divers.

  • Museo Manuel Lepe Distance:2.8 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Called the “Illustrious Son of Puerto Vallarta,” Manuel Lepe is one of Mexico’s most prominent and popular artists.
    This museum operated by his wife and daughter exhibits Lepe’s treasured paintings of the land he loved so much.

    Called the “Illustrious Son of Puerto Vallarta,” Manuel Lepe is one of Mexico’s most prominent and popular artists.
    This museum operated by his wife and daughter exhibits Lepe’s treasured paintings of the land he loved so much.

  • Mismaloya Beach Distance:14 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Nahuatl for the "place where they grab fish with their hands,” this beach and charming fishing village is located on the coast of the Bahía de Banderas in the Mexican state of Jalisco [Xalixco] "on the surface of the sand."

    Nahuatl for the "place where they grab fish with their hands,” this beach and charming fishing village is located on the coast of the Bahía de Banderas in the Mexican state of Jalisco [Xalixco] "on the surface of the sand."

  • Vallarta Botanical Gardens Distance:26.4 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Although it’s a bit of a drive, be sure to head south of Boca de Tomatlán and Mismaloya to experience these botanical gardens and walking trails. Explore an orchid garden, enjoy a dip in the small river and savor one of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta at Hacienda de Oro.

    Although it’s a bit of a drive, be sure to head south of Boca de Tomatlán and Mismaloya to experience these botanical gardens and walking trails. Explore an orchid garden, enjoy a dip in the small river and savor one of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta at Hacienda de Oro.

  • Pilitas Distance:3.2 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Las Pilitas (Baptismal Font) is a sea-level natural rock formation on the southern part of Los Muertos Beach. This landmark is not only a breathtakingly beautiful natural attraction, it also has a fascinating history.

    Las Pilitas (Baptismal Font) is a sea-level natural rock formation on the southern part of Los Muertos Beach. This landmark is not only a breathtakingly beautiful natural attraction, it also has a fascinating history.

  • Aquaventuras Park Vallarta Distance:20 kilometersFrom Hotel

    Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

    Visit this family friendly water park to fly down the ten water slides, romp in the park or soak up a little sun. There is also a special area for kids, where the water is shallow and the games are a little more gentle. Take in the sea lion show or swim with the dolphins. 

    Visit this family friendly water park to fly down the ten water slides, romp in the park or soak up a little sun. There is also a special area for kids, where the water is shallow and the games are a little more gentle. Take in the sea lion show or swim with the dolphins. 

El Malecon (Seaside Boardwalk)

Distance: 2.7 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Stroll this breezy, pedestrian-friendly path along the ocean and soak up fabulous shopping, restaurants and authentic Mexican culture. 

Museo Manuel Lepe

Distance: 2.8 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Called the “Illustrious Son of Puerto Vallarta,” Manuel Lepe is one of Mexico’s most prominent and popular artists.
This museum operated by his wife and daughter exhibits Lepe’s treasured paintings of the land he loved so much.

Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Distance: 26.4 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Although it’s a bit of a drive, be sure to head south of Boca de Tomatlán and Mismaloya to experience these botanical gardens and walking trails. Explore an orchid garden, enjoy a dip in the small river and savor one of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta at Hacienda de Oro.

Pilitas

Distance: 3.2 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Las Pilitas (Baptismal Font) is a sea-level natural rock formation on the southern part of Los Muertos Beach. This landmark is not only a breathtakingly beautiful natural attraction, it also has a fascinating history.

Ampas Beach

Distance: 6.2 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

This semi-hidden beach features a path that ascends to the top of El Pulpito and then meanders down to the beach on the other side. Quiet and less touristy, Las Ampas offers a more intimate space for family outings or romantic getaways. 

Plaza de Armas

Distance: 1.7 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

The city's main plaza, Plaza de la Presidencia or Plaza de Armas is the heart of political and cultural life in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy public concerts at the bandstand (kiosko) or at the amphitheater across the street by the Arches, the amphitheater or the malecon. Relax by the fountain on the large outdoor terrace. 

Old Town Farmers Market "Tianguis Cultural"

Distance: 2.7 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Visit this local market in Lázaro Cárdenas Park to find the best fresh local produce. It’s a producer only market, meaning all vendors must make, bake or grow the items they sell here. The market is open every Saturday from early November through May from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Aquaventuras Park Vallarta

Distance: 20 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Visit this family friendly water park to fly down the ten water slides, romp in the park or soak up a little sun. There is also a special area for kids, where the water is shallow and the games are a little more gentle. Take in the sea lion show or swim with the dolphins. 

Zoologico de Vallarta

Distance: 14.6 kilometers From Hotel
Attractions at the Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel Puerto Vallarta Mexico

This exotic, lush tropical jungle zoo is surrounded by the river and mountains. Visitors are welcome to pet, feed and get up close and personal with many of the animals. 

Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel & Spa

Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio
Zona Hotelera Norte
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, 48310, Mexico.

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