There are other things to enjoy in Puerto Vallarta besides its breathtaking beaches and cultural foods. You can take a variety of tours that are sure to help you have the best day out in Puerto Vallarta. So instead of just hanging around the hotel because of the kids clubs and events, try getting out to really get a taste of Puerto Vallarta. Check out some of these outings you can take while vacationing there.
Best Day out in Puerto Vallarta
Touring Tequila Style
There are several “Tequila Tours” available for you to help give you your best day out in Puerto Vallarta. However. just three hours and a half hours away from Puerto Vallarta, you can enjoy an excursion that will introduce you to the location where the famous tequila drink was born, the town of Tequila. You can check out some of the town’s distilleries to find out how this famous drink is made.
Boarding the Marigalante Pirate Ship
This awe-inspiring mini-cruise tour is destined to keep you and the kids occupied for most of the day. There are off-boat excursions like snorkeling and kayaking, and there is plenty of food to eat while enjoying the ocean scene. Even at night, food and drink (including the bar) are provided so you won’t have to cut your fun short just to fill your tummy. Also, the Pirates of the Bay show will surely keep your suspense as you sail into the sunset and wait for the fireworks.
Fun on the Malecon
The Malecon is a waterfront boardwalk that provides an array of cultural activities, not least the fireworks that are rocketed each night from the Marigalante pirate ship. This beloved promenade was updated in 2011 to give its visual appeal more charm and elegance. So enjoy the festive atmosphere while strolling along with your loved one or friends. You can get a chance to watch the sunset while being entertained by street entertainers like Los Voladores de Papantla (flyging acrobats).
A Boat trip to Las Caletas
Another location to explore by boat is the late director, John Huston’s old home and private beach, better known as Las Caletas. This secluded location has become a local favorite in Puerto Vallarta. This romantic excursion begins by being greeted by the sight of a flame-lit dinner. Later, get your fill of entertainment by watching shows that have fire, dancing, and cultural rituals.
Encountering Los Arcos
Los Arcos is a site that resembles some type of sea creature because of how the highest peak of the coastal landmark looks like a tail coming out the bay. This coastal marvel is a good location for getting some more snorkeling and kayaking in. You can also go diving and watch the colorful sea creatures.