A perfect holiday destination, Puerto Vallarta has all the ingredients required for a soothing and fun filled vacation. Spectacular beaches, romantic resorts, great sunset views, adventure activities, sports, nightlife, and cultural attractions are all part of the wonderful package one gets through a visit to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico.
Caletas is a pure untouched beautiful place one can reach through the sea. Its virgin beaches and lush green jungles offer a soothing place with the touch of nature. It has an array of activities starting from tranquil boat rides, to snorkeling, scuba diving and kayaking. One can also opt for quiet strolls in the jungle or just relax in hammock enjoying the scenic view or enjoy a therapeutic massage in the hilltop spa. There is an ocean cruise to the island of Las Caletas where one can enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars and be treated to the narration of the history of civilization in Mexico, in the local dance form and music.
In the downtown Puerto Vallerta one could have a view of the beautiful emerald waters that touch the Banderas bay. The place is also famous for its lovely sandy beaches and a mesmerizing sunset. At the edge of Banderas Bay, 6 miles west of the Marietas islands is the Certified Diving place at El Morro. It is famous for its Hidden Beach as in an underground crater at Rodonda Island. Picture a cave, open to the sky, in which a white sand beach meets the brilliant blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. The great cliffs over the deep blue waters and the arches offer a wonderful diving site, with beautiful rock pinnacles and caves in the blue waters of the Pacific.
How to Go To Hidden Beach? You should go from Puerto Vallarta to Marieta Islands by boat. It can be reached from Puerto Vallarta to Marieta Islands National Park, accompanied by an extraordinary sea view, by boat nearly about an hour. Please do not forget that, sea conditions could potentially omit the special stop.
Islas Marietas or Marietas Islands, are a group of uninhabited islands off the Pacific coast of Mexico. The islands are a popular tourist destination as the islands are protected from fishing and hunting by the Mexican government. The sea water depth around the islands is between 70 and 110 fees. During December to March one can go on whale safari, and sail to secluded beaches by taking lovely cruise trips. There is a trip Marietas Islands too where one can get acquainted with under water life and can watch manta rays, various types of tropical fish and sea turtles. For the fun-loving family, the dolphins are a great attraction and one gets a chance to swim and splash the waters with the friendly animals.
For the adventure loving tourists, the Sierra Madre expedition, which takes one through the jungles and rough terrains and mountain streams into the heart of Mexico, could be a great experience. There are lot of other water adventures like rappel down waterfalls, traversing jungle bridges and speed boating which could be filled with fun and exhilaration. One can also go for canopy adventure, 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta in the jungles of Sierra Madre. One can enjoy swinging from treetop to treetop in the canopies of the tropical forest and explore it with the help of zip lines, suspended platforms and walkways. This great jungle tour gives an amazing adrenaline rush while one can jump from one tree to other at heights of over 90 feet.
For your summer holiday the best time to visit Puerto Vallarta is between April and June. If you’re interested in whale watching, you must visit from December to March.
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