Experience Mexico's newest hotspot

The Pacific Coast is one of Mexico's most upcoming destinations. The town of Puerto Vallarta combines cosmopolitan culture and Mexican warmth in a beautiful and traditional setting. Bursting with historic buildings and a bustling waterfront, Puerto Vallarta’s Banderas Bay is one of the largest bays in the world and is where most of the hotels can be found. Head to El Malecon boardwalk for market stalls, shops and restaurants and stop off at the Los Archos amphitheatre for live music. Unwind with dinner and cocktails overlooking the yacht-filled marina and soak up the hustle and bustle of the cobblestone streets.

A perfect Mexican city and beach holiday would be to combine Mexico City before heading to the inviting Banderas Bay and marina? Why explore a small area of Mexico when there is so much more to see?

Destination Highlights
  • Stroll along 'El Malecon' a mile-long boardwalk of market stalls, shops and food outlets
  • Banderas Bay is the most popular beach spot especially for surfers
  • A popular spot to venture off on a whale watching expedition
  • Enjoy the restaurant scene known as one of the best in Mexico
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT -5 hours
  • Currency MXN - Mexican Peso
  • Visa Information British passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Mexico but will require an immigration form for arrival and departure. You can obtain either when you arrive, on-board your flight, or online in advance from the National Institute of Immigration website.
  • Language Spanish, but English is widely spoken and understood
  • Flight Time Approx. 11 hours 30 minutes; direct flights from the UK are available
  • Health Information No vaccinations required, Hepatitis A, Polio and Typhoid immunisations are recommended.

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Pacific Coast

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Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta

Pacific Coast

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Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta

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