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Isla Cuale

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Puerto Vallarta Adventure Tour: Ziplining, Rappelling and Tequila Tasting
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I found the Isla to be just a little different from the rest of Vallarta with some items in the shops that may be less common elsewhere. The wood bridges are interesting and can take a little getting used to.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tourist trap,mostly shops and very over price items,your will get a better prices in town,I was not impress .

Thank josemonterr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to get away from the hot rays of the sun then walking on Isla Cuale is the place. From the sea side, you will encounter a tequila distillery where Juan and his colleagues will explain the process and even let you taste...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for souvenirs this is a great place to find them. It is fun to walk the island. There are local vendors everywhere. Plus if you look in the trees you may see and iguana

Thank Dru W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've written about this overlooked icon of Puerto Vallarta before... but I should have mentioned the Centro Cultural Cuale, an important spot toward the eastern end of the island, dedicated to recreational, artistic & educational events, plus workshops & classes.... As an example, I'm posting...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Isla Cuale is best known for it's Riverside Shopping Experience, and can be reached by either the Malecon entrance (bridge at Oscar's) or either of the Route 200 bridges (one runs traffic North and the other runs traffic South) and pedestrians can cross either....More

2  Thank Paulshappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large number of unique and interesting Mexican wares available from the perhaps 25 vendors on Isla Quale. A pleasure to walk the length of the small island in the Rio Quale. Some oddities, however, there seems to be several abandoned structures on the island,...More

Thank Jim_B_60657
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our stop in Puerto Vallarta. Lots of stores and goods to buy and barter. Make sure yiu go all the way to the end you will see the steps to Elizabeth Taylors house and her house. There are...More

Thank debbie w
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had so much fun walking through Isla Cuale and looking at the different souvenirs. Most vendors had the same items, but it was fun walking around them all and seeing what the best deal is. At first, we thought a different area closer to...More

Thank stepht90
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It's a very special place to be and walk around, lots of locals selling silver, arts and crafts, traditional snacks and you'll take good photos there too.... Go you'll enjoy it !! Safe and clean.

Thank Luckyrunner67
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Lynz D
Can someone please explain if the Isla Cuale is part of the Malecon and is it north, south, etc. Thanks.
13 March 2017|
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Response from mick s s | Reviewed this property |
The Island Cuale is at the South end of the Maldon and is accessed via the steps down from the bridge across the Room Chale.