Puerto Vallarta, considered one of the liveliest cities in Mexico, stretches around the sparkling Bahía de Banderas (Bay of Flags) and is surrounded by the verdant mountains of the Sierra Madre range, beautiful beaches, lush jungles, and a scattering of glistening waterfalls. A cosmopolitan and vibrant city, Puerto Vallarta was voted as the friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast Magazine in 2003 and remains a popular tourist destination for many reasons. Visitors can indulge in world class shopping, gourmet restaurants, and a sophisticated scene, while enjoying stunning golden sands and calm bay waters.
Puerto Vallarta combines the best of both new and old worlds. A modern city with unique architecture and endless entertainment options, its historical centre, known as Old Vallarta, retains is traditional charm with picturesque cobblestone streets, old churches, historical monuments, white-walled, terracotta-roofed houses, and a tropical village atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy relaxing walks along the Malecón, a boardwalk that extends along the shore, to enjoy the quaint shops, sumptuous restaurants, and live entertainers. In the evening, the city comes alive with sizzling nightclubs, live shows, theatre productions, and more. Make sure to plan your visit during one of Puerto Vallarta’s cultural, art, and music festivals for an even greater memorable experience.
Venture outside the city and encounter an endless array of fun activities and attractions. Enjoy day tours and leisure cruises on the bay, go horseback riding, revel in amazing scuba diving sites, experience excellent sport fishing, and play a round or two of golf at one of the excellent courses in the area.
RIU Hotels and Resorts situated 3 of their luxury 24 hour all inclusive resorts in the gorgeous area of Riviera Nayarit , just north of Puerto Vallarta. With its golden beaches stretching almost 200 miles, this area is the perfect place to enjoy a beach vacation while enjoying all the urban treasures in nearby Puerto Vallarta. The 5 star plus Riu Palace Pacifico, RIU’s most luxurious hotel on the Riviera Nayarit, rests on a dazzling beachfront and offers magnificent views of Banderas Bay and the stunning Sierra Madre Mountains. Guests will enjoy top-rated staff and first class service along with the added features and perks that are included in the Palace Collection such as 24 hour room service, unlimited premium brand drinks, poolside waiter beverage service, champagne breakfast daily, and more. The 5 star Riu Vallarta is also situated on a long stretch of sandy beach and offers breathtaking views of the natural surroundings. A family-friendly resort, the Riu Vallarta is the perfect place to enjoy a luxury family vacation in paradise. The 4 star plus Riu Jalisco is RIU’s best value in Riviera Nayarit. A haven resting on the golden beach of Playa de Flamingos and rising from an oasis of palms, this outstanding all inclusive resort is the perfect destination for families and couples looking to explore the area while enjoying a luxurious vacation.
Being so close to Puerto Vallarta to allow guests to take in all the sights and sounds of the city, RIU’s all inclusive resorts are the perfect home when travelling to Mexico’s western coast. Book your Puerto Vallarta vacation with Signature Vacations and enjoy this ocean playground with its awe-inspiring natural beauty.