Today, everyone enjoys taking pictures of their vacations, travels, and experiences so they can share them on social media with family and friends. Finding the best photo is almost a sport, and you can literally take pictures anywhere you go. Are you a Villa Group vacation club member planning to vacation in Puerto Vallarta in the near future and you would like to know where you can go to take the best pictures? If so, the top three places for great vacation pictures in PV are provided below. After you read it, you will know exactly where to start on your quest to take great vacation pictures in PV.
- Cerro de La Cruz
Are you a fan of being outdoors and working up a sweat, yet you want to capture that perfect picture as well? If you are, then you will enjoy a hike up the stairs where you will reach Cerro de La Cruz. To get there, you need to go to the well-known Puerto Vallarta Malecon boardwalk, which is located downtown right on the waterfront. Start near the popular tourist hot spots Mandala and Zoo bars, then you will hike up Calle Abasolo where you continue to hike up, and up, and up until you reach the top. The Cerro de La Cruz is located just east of Downtown Puerto Vallarta, and this lookout point provides hikers with a breathtaking and beautiful view of the city and of Banderas Bay. Fitness enthusiasts enjoy the hiking workout while the locals just enjoy the peaceful setting. You will also enjoy amazing views of Los Arcos, which is south of Puerto Vallarta, along with the expansive Banderas Bay waters that go on for miles and miles. You will even be able to see Punta Mita that is about 45 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. Cerro de la Cruz is a favorite and popular place where to take a great vacation picture in PV.
- Puerto Vallarta Sign
City names with vibrant colors are just about everywhere in Mexico, and Puerto Vallarta has their own city sign which can be seen on the world-famous Malecon Boardwalk near Los Arcos and the main plaza. In 2016 during the World Tourism Day events, the sign was officially unveiled. The Puerto Vallarta sign is on the Malecon Boardwalk by the Rafael Zamarripa “Seahorse Statue,” and Carlos Terres is the artist and sculptor who designed and built the sign. He is also the same artist that fixed the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Church’s iconic crown that was destroyed years ago during a storm, and you can easily visit the church as it is located near the central plaza. The Puerto Vallarta sign has motifs and traditional local designs that make for a picture-perfect shot. The Puerto Vallarta sign was at one time moved throughout Puerto Vallarta to different places around the city, which include the Amphitheater and the Marina, but it is currently back to its original home on the Malecon Boardwalk making it one of the best places to take a great vacation picture in PV.
- Puerto Vallarta Pier
Another great place to take a great vacation picture in PV is at the Puerto Vallarta Pier, which has been renovated. On January 4th, 2013 the Los Muertos Beach Pier had its official launch to celebrate the pier’s new design. They had fireworks, music, and lots of different activities to inaugurate the revamped pier. Jose de Jesus Torres Vega designed and oversaw the renovation process, and he also won the Mexican Biannual Architecture prize. The Puerto Vallarta Pier is a famous landmark in the city, and it is always a top place for tourists to go. At night the pier will light up and the design makes the pier look like a sailboat making it ideal for a great vacation picture in PV. Visitors can go out on the water on boat taxis that are accessible from the pier, which is a convenient and economical way for visitors to explore the beautiful Banderas Bay. Visitors can also reserve a water taxi to travel to some of the best beaches including Las Animas, Mismaloya, Yelapa, and Quimixto. These areas are also popular places to take a great vacation picture in PV.
These are the top three places where to take a great vacation picture in PV. Puerto Vallarta has history and charm along with many modern amenities. Villa Group vacation club members and visitors will never get tired of the fun and exciting activities you can enjoy in Puerto Vallarta all year round. Where are some of the best places that you took pictures in Puerto Vallarta? Let us know your favorite places and why.