Destination guide

The relaxing area of Puerto Vallarta awaits your stay

The area's art galleries and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to 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-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Puerto Vallarta a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather in Puerto Vallarta

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 34°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Puerto Vallarta

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre.

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

How many holiday accommodation are available around Puerto Vallarta?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,368 holiday rentals around Puerto Vallarta. From 3,018 Condos/Apartments to 629 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Puerto Vallarta is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Puerto Vallarta?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Puerto Vallarta:

  • Romantic Zone: 1,894 holiday homes
  • South Zone: 2,303 holiday homes
  • Colonia 5 de Diciembre: 225 holiday homes
  • Conchas Chinas: 1,116 holiday homes
  • Jardines del Puerto: 67 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Puerto Vallarta?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Puerto Vallarta. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bay of Banderas: 6,263 holiday rentals
  • Cotton House: 6,499 holiday rentals
  • Galeria Flores: 5,445 holiday rentals
  • Malecon: 5,503 holiday rentals
  • Naval Historic Museum: 5,454 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Puerto Vallarta listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Puerto Vallarta?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 3,018 Condos/Apartments in Puerto Vallarta. Our other popular types of Puerto Vallarta holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 629 holiday houses
  • Villas: 675 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 586 holiday houses

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 4,248 holiday homes with pool available in Puerto Vallarta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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