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Experience Puerto Vallarta

Overview
Fast facts
  • Unwind on golden sands with stylish beach bars nearby
  • Puerto Vallarta boasts a mild tropical climate
  • Situated at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains

Situated on the stunning Bay of Banderas with the charming River Cuale running through it, Puerto Vallarta uniquely combines a range of atmospheres to suit your travel personalities. The south end of the river is known as the Romantic Zone with its picturesque Playa Los Muertos beach and numerous beach bars to relax at. North of the river, the Hotel Zone is home to a range of cosmopolitan resorts, a marina and all-inclusive experiences along with delicious dining opportunities. Venture into the Old Town where cobblestone streets and charming zocalos or squares host performers giving free concerts and shows. All along the way, you'll enjoy a comfortable tropical atmosphere since Puerto Vallarta sits at the same latitude as the Hawaiian islands with a low average rainfall to boot.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Isla Holbox.

What to buy: Along Puerto Vallarta's famous Malecon seaside promenade, you may spot an eclectic collection of bronze sculptures, especially seahorses, which are an icon of the town. Pick up a seahorse-shaped figurine or knick-knack of your own to remember your visit.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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