Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco state
Puerto Vallarta is a city of the Jalisco state, Mexico. It is located in the Costa Norte region of the state and is bordered on its west side by the Pacific Ocean. It is the third largest port in Mexico and one of the most visited places in the country.
The region of Puerto Vallarta is actually several destinations in one, each with its own character and charm. The Cuale River divides the city into north and south. At the southern end lies the picturesque Romantic Zone, where Los Muertos Beach attracts sun lovers to the golden sand and numerous beach bars. Further south are the coastal towns of Boca de Tomatlan and Mismaloya, where was filmed "The Night of the Iguana" (1964, John Huston, Ava Gardner and Richard Burton). North of the river, the Old City meanders uphill to reach Gringo Gulch, along the bay, where we find the Plaza de Armas (main square) and the Los Arcos amphitheater, where daily free shows are presented.
It has 300 sunny days a year and an average temperature of 25°C (77°F).
Oficina de Turismo de Puerto Vallarta
Jalisco is the land of the Mariachi and Tequila. Its Capital is Guadalajara, the second largest city in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta is 300 km away from Guadalajara,
Tourist Office of the State of Jalisco
The northern part of Puerto Vallarta, across the Ameca River, is in the state of Nayarit. It is a state of extraordinary beauty and it belongs to it the Marias islands, Isabel island, the Tres Marietas and the Farallón La Peña.
Tourist Office of the State of Nayarit