Destination guide

The tranquil area of Puerto Vallarta awaits your stay

The area's art galleries and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Puerto Vallarta. Well known for its beaches, seaside and restaurants, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Malecon and Bay of Banderas are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Puerto Vallarta

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Puerto Vallarta a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marina Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Vista Vallarta Club de Golf (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Vallarta Zoo (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Nayar Vidanta Golf (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Splash Water Park Vallarta (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Vallarta Adventures (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Puerto Vallarta

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 93°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Puerto Vallarta

Travelers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Puerto Vallarta has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Puerto Vallarta is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Las Caletas Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Cuale Island (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Olas Atlas Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Camarones Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Playa de los Muertos (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Puerto Vallarta

Fly into Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Central Camionera Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Puerto Vallarta?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,163 holiday lettings near Puerto Vallarta. From 2,936 Condos/Apartments to 583 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Puerto Vallarta area.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Puerto Vallarta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,936 Condos/Apartments in Puerto Vallarta. Our other popular types of Puerto Vallarta holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 583 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 672 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 534 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Puerto Vallarta?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,179 holiday homes with pool available in Puerto Vallarta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.