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Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel

Attractions in Puerto Vallarta

Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel & Mexican Charm is the perfect gateway for experiencing everything this captivating Pacific Coast destination has to offer. From sightseeing tours and wonderful attractions to exhilarating recreational adventures on land, sea and air, Puerto has something for everyone. At our hotel, located just steps away from upscale shopping, world-class restaurants and exciting nightlife, we’ll fill your days and nights with unforgettable adventures.

If you’d like recommendations about what to see and do during your stay in Puerto Vallarta, our 24-hour front desk staff will be happy to provide assistance.

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El Malecon (Seaside Boardwalk)

A paved walkway along the shore of downtown Puerto Vallarta to enjoy shopping, restaurants and the local Mexican culture.

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Conchas Chinas Beach

Playa Conchas Chinas (Chinese Shells Beach), located in Fraccionamiento Las Amapas, is one of the city’s most secluded beaches.

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Amapas Beach

This is a semi-hidden beach that’s located just south of El Púlpito.

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Vallarta Zoo

An exotic, lush tropical jungle in the village surrounded by the river and mountains.

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Isla Cuale Flea Market

This large flea market is located by the northern shore of the Cuale River, flowing through downtown Puerto Vallarta.

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Plaza de Armas

The Plaza de la Presidencia or Plaza de Armas is the city's main plaza, the official center of political and cultural activities in Puerto Vallarta.

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Old Town Farmers Market "Tianguis Cultural"

Locals and expats come here to purchase and have a taste of fresh local produce.

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Los Muertos Beach

Sand lovers will delight in the most popular, best known and the most visited beach in Puerto Vallarta.

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Marina Vallarta

Located mere minutes away from Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport, this residential area contains one of the biggest Latin American marine piers.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish

Year after year, Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe invites thousands of Catholics, especially during a 12-day festival called the feast of Guadalupe each December.

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Los Arcos

Almost anywhere in town and just south of the city, you can see some small islands by the edge of the sea in the South Zone. These are what are locally know as "Los Arcos de Mismaloya," the Arches of Mismaloya.

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Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Although this attraction is a bit out of town, south of Boca de Tomatlán and Mismaloya on the way to El Tuito, it’s worth the trip to experience these botanical gardens.

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Museo Manuel Lepe

Manuel Lepe is known as one of the most prominent and popular artists in this region. Every year he’s celebrated as the Illustrious Son of Puerto Vallarta.

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Mismaloya Beach

Mismaloya lies on Highway 200, just south of Puerto Vallarta.

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Las Pilitas (Baptismal Font) is a sea-level rock formation that can be found on the south end of Old Vallarta's Los Muertos Beach, near the base of El Pulpito.

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Aquaventuras Park

You'll discover Aquaventuras Park on the way in to Nuevo Vallarta. It's a great place to chill out, float around in fresh water and do nothing except relax.

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