With a surface area of almost 2 million km² and a large variety of climates and terrains, Mexico offers its visitors endless beautiful natural landscapes against the backdrop of 23 million hectares of protected nature reserves, traditional towns, colonial cities, the archaeological remains of great cultures and an endless range of celebrations, colours and flavours.
With 29 locations declared UNESCO World Heritage sites, Mexico has become a destination that is not to be missed, where you will enjoy the warmth of its people, the depth of its traditions, and excellent service at every destination, making your trip unforgettable.
Visit Mexico and let yourself be seduced by its spicy and delicious cuisine, its magical nights accompanied by a good tequila, and the warmth and affection of its people.
Description of the area
Puerto Vallarta is the ideal place for a holiday full of rest and fun. Located in Bahía de Banderas, the largest bay in America, Puerto Vallarta is located in an exclusive environment surrounded by jungle, rivers and waterfalls, with an average temperature of 27ºC all year round.
Enjoy the large number of activities that Puerto Vallarta has to offer, go sport fishing or take part in the International Sailfish & Marlin Tournament that takes place in November and enjoy an unforgettable trip to one of exotic Mexico’s most beautiful destinations.
Mexican food is amongst the most diverse and delicious in the world. Corn tortillas form the basis of Mexican cuisine, in which grilled meats accompanied by somewhat spicy sauces, salads, vegetables and a wide variety of delicious fruits are a particular feature.
Octopus, squid and shellfish, whether marinated in lime, grilled, battered or served in a sauce, and tasty lobsters freshly caught in the coastal areas are just a few delicious examples of the country’s cuisine.
Playa Mismaloya: is a favourite with the rich and famous
Los Arcos: impressive rock formations that rise up out of the bay's waters and are ideal for diving
The Municipal Place: stands out for its beautiful décor, including murals by Manuel Lepe
El Malecón: a pretty promenade decorated with romantic bronze sculptures
The streets in the city centre: here you will find shops and galleries that sell paintings and sculptures from renowned local artists
La Marina Vallarta: full of sailing boats and yachts, it also boasts a golf course, exclusive boutiques, and first class services
In Mexico you will be able to find truly wonderful traditional handicrafts crafted from ceramics, copper, leather, cloth and macramé. In addition, the beautiful silver creations from Taxco are a great example of the talents of Mexican silversmiths.
You will also find shops and galleries in the streets of Puerto Vallarta’s city centre offering paintings and sculptures by renowned local artists.
The Barceló Puerto Vallarta hotel is situated close to two different golf courses. including the noteworthy golf course at La Vista Country Club, designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf. It is approximately one hour away by car.
Also, the Tigre Golf Club is about 80 minutes away and the Four Seasons golf course is approximately two hours away.
For more information about these golf courses please click here.