Bahia de Banderas is the beautiful bay where Puerto Vallarta is located. The bay is a large area that has many diverse regions allowing for a range of fun activities, tours & events.
Many people just want to relax, some want to party, others want action & activities. Of course everyone wants value for their dollar.
There are many tours available on the water such as a boat ride with snorkeling at Las Marietas, where you can visit the hidden Playa de Amor. World class SportFishing for Tuna, Marlin or Mahi Mahi. Rent a private yacht and cruise around the bay. Hire a paddle board or take some surfing lessons in Sayulita.
The surrounding jungle offers amazing Zipline/Canopy Tours. As well as ATV and quad bike trips. Hiking and mountain biking are also available. Hike to the top of Cerro del mono. Enjoy a horse trek along the beach and watch the sunset. Play a round of golf at one of the world class clubs.
There is an endless selection of bars, clubs & restaurants all over the bay. Try some world class restaurants such as Bravos or Cafe de Artistes, enjoy local street food or try the amazing selection of seafood.
Find beach clubs by day & bars & discos in the night. Enjoy an amazing breakfast at Coco’s Restaurant in Zona Romantica/Old Town. Visit Garbo’s Piano bar in the evening or hit Mr Flamingo to get amongst the action then head to Industry Night Club for the Electronic scene. Cross the street to see a drag cabaret at La Noche.
Guided tours are available to show off the many wonderful art galleries or find you own way around down town following google maps but be sure to visit Galeria Dantes located on Basilio Badillo Zona Romantica.
Take a stroll alone the Melecon and you will find art work, statues and street entertainment for free….perhaps a tip to take a photo with a street performer that you enjoy.
Through out the year there are many organised events including food and wine festivals, tequila & mezcal shows as well as business and tourism events.