Guadalajara was founded in 1542 by politician, Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán, and was named after his home town in Spain. The name Guadalajara has roots in a Arabic-Andalacian phrase “wadi al hijara” that means ” a river that flows between stones, valley of stones, or valley of fortresses.” It is the capital of Jalisco and is known […]
Part of a tiny fishing village with roughly 450 inhabitants, Quimixto is a small beach destination about a 25 minute water taxi ride south of the popular neighborhood of La Zona Romantica in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. This clean, secluded, and well-preserved beach is a popular destination among tourists who like to feel a little […]
Los Arcos Marine Park (not to be confused with Los Arcos on the Malecon boardwalk) is also know as Los Arcos de Mismaloy (The Arches of Mismaloya). These small granite islands look like rocky icebergs just off the shore of Mismaloya, a town just south of the well-known La Zona Romantic neighborhood. Since 1984, this […]
San Bastian, a small, charing, and quaint town about an hour outside of Puerto Vallarta, can be just a day trip or an overnight stay. This quiet town is one of the favorite destination spots while in Puerto Vallarta. Here you can either stay and relax in the city square, or rent all terrain vehicles […]
Nestled in the southernmost cove of the Bay of Banderas is Yelapa, Jalisco, Mexico. Most people get here by a ponga (water taxi) or come as part of a group tour. the group tours usually depart by boat at the port of Vallarta across from the Gallerias Mall. Water taxis to Yelapa depart daily from […]
Zip Lining More than just beaches, Puerto Vallarta offers something for the extreme adventurer, Canopy River offers packages in zip lining and other mountain activities.
Marietas Islands In terms of pristine natural beauty, the Marieta Islands is one of the most beautiful marine parks in the world. Protected as part of Islas Marietas National Park, these natural wonders are home to a number of native wildlife species, as well as some of the most breathtaking landscapes in all of Mexico.
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