Puerto Vallarta is widely considered one of the most gorgeous and romantic cities on Mexico’s coastline; among famous romances that played out here you’ll find that of Liz Taylor and Richard Burton, no less! But this fame and prestige is fairly new; before the filming of Tennessee Williams Night of the Iguana Puerto Vallarta was a small, idyllic fishing village where you were more likely to run into wildlife than tourists.
The whole city is overlooked by the distinctive tower of the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and this landmark is often used as a navigational tool by those who are new to the city. Nonetheless it is arguably the Plaza Principal that is the heart of the town. The colonial centre there brings together people of all ages and persuasions on a daily basis.
When you’re wandering the town you’ll, no doubt, see some interesting people and things, but the bulk of the action can be found fairly easily by simply strolling down the historic Malecon. The boardwalk skirts the coastline for several blocks and ends in an amphitheatre that is just buzzing with activity and entertainment.
Puerto Vallarta can offer everything you might want or need; from championship standard golf courses to horseback riding and jungle excursions it’s all accessible and world-class!
Villa Group Resorts in Puerto Vallarta
The Villa Group Resorts is a long-standing hotel and hospitality company who specialize in developing, running and designing resorts in Mexico as well as providing vacation club services and real estate opportunities. There are four Villa Group Resort properties located in the Puerto Vallarta area: Villa del Mar and Villa del Palmar in Puerto Vallarta, and Villa del Palmar Flamingos and Villa La Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta.
Villa del Palmar Flamingos and Villa La Estancia Nuevo Vallarta
Families should head for the Flamingos resort in Nuevo Vallarta; this resort is within easy reach of Puerto Vallarta and is regularly voted one of the very best family resorts in the area. Large accommodations and high quality facilities make this resort a comfortable place to stay, and the free activities and kids club make sure that you get time to yourselves, too! Villa del Palmar Flamingos can be reserved used Villa Preferred Access membership. Villa La Estancia is located right next to Villa del Palmar Flamingos and is a 5 star hotel with opportunities for purchasing real estate and fractional ownership.