Puerto Vallarta Cruises Destination Information

The Stunning Main Port of Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is a Mexican balneario resort city situated on the Pacific Ocean's Bahía de Banderas. Four influences converged during the 1960s and early 1970s to launch Puerto Vallarta into its trajectory toward becoming a major resort destination.

Puerto Vallarta has a typical Tropical wet and dry climate with a dry season in wintThe high temperature and variations in humidity can make July through September nearly intolerable. It has pronounced wet and dry seasonal variation, with sudden monsoon-like rains from July through September, normally for a few hours in the evenings.

Landmarks in Puerto Vallarta

  • Parish Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe - Col. Centro
  • Púlpito and Pilitas
  • Playa Conchas Chinas (Chinese Shells Beach)
  • Mercado Isle Cuale and Mercado Municipal Cuale

Local Festivals

  • Flower and Garden Festival (last week of February)
  • Electro Beach Puerto Vallarta (42 day festival starting in the beginning of March)
  • May Festival (last week of may and first week of June)
  • December 1 to 12 - Festival of the Virgin of Guadalupe