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if you need the adventure of the big city, here it is, and it is REALLY BUSY!! The roads are modern, the airport is downtown, and the transportation system buses run like clockwork....10 pesos will get you ANYWHERE!!
I do not have a religion, but I enjoy visiting churches, temples, and other place of worships. This particular one right at the Malecon area is not huge but very cozy. It offers a nice break for believers and visitors alike.
The area and its cobblestone streets is only a bit like what it once was with tons of pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
Very intense but with many repetitions of everything you may want or be convinced you may like. Close to the Malecon where you...More
We came down Sunday night to check it all out and stopped by the church. It was beautiful and we watched from outside as mass was on. Once mass was over we enjoyed watching all the families leave and snapped a quick photo.
If you want walk around the city of Puerto Vallarta, this is where you need to have your hotel. We walk the Malecon twice a day. Our hotel is only steps away from this famous walkway.There are bars, retaurants and lots of stores all along...More
This area is worth scouting out, as there are many great stores and restaurants that deserve a visit. BUT go further to the Romantic Zone to round out your trip. The further you go, the better the quality. Centro is good, but Basillio is GREAT!
Hard to really enjoy a vacation in PV without spending lots of time downtown, the El Centro area is usually a hub of nighttime activity between the northern Malecon section and Zona Romantica. Usually always something going on in the park area and in front...More
We found this place special because it's quaint, it's novel ... and it's clean as a whistle. If you find yourself walking around El Centro, then don't miss Our Lady Guadalupe church, especially if you love Renaissance architecture.
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Stayed at Villa del Palmar years ago. Grab a bus to Centro (North of the Cuale River) or Olas Altas (South of the Cuale River). Stroll the Malecon in Centro, enjoy free weekend night activities for families on the main... More
Stayed at Villa del Palmar years ago. Grab a bus to Centro (North of the Cuale River) or Olas Altas (South of the Cuale River). Stroll the Malecon in Centro, enjoy free weekend night activities for families on the main plaza; plenty of good shops in Centro. Be sure to walk the length of the river island - from the ocean at the West all the way to the end where there an arts school and tribute to John Huston. Old Town (South of the river - also called Zona Romantica) is more quaint and charming. Best area to take a long walk along the beach. Fabulous food is a hallmark of Vallarta. They take good care of the tourists, and the people are very friendly and family oriented.