Hi:) A quick note to everyone.. We have noticed positing’s that state “down town Puerto Vallarta” and yet you still need a car or a taxi to get to downtown. We are 100% DOWNTOWN and DIRECTLY on the BEACH so you can walk to everything - NO car/taxi needed, just an FYI.
Beautiful, modern, water front condo, a perfect place for a great vacation. Completed in 2009 located on Camarones Beach in downtown Puerto Vallarta and just steps away from the Malecon sits Puerta al Mar. This boutique beach front Mexican style building offers a total of eight units. Six two bedroom two and one half baths, and two penthouse three bedroom three and one half bath multistory units with roof top decks. All units have traditional Mexican finishes and offer Mountain and beach front views. Puerta al Mar also offers elevator service, swimming pool, jacuzzi, outdoor bar, direct beach access, covered parking with attendant and 24 hour security. Some units also for sale..
Quick Facts about Puerto Vallarta: Location:
Pacific coast of Mexico along Banderas Bay, Mexico's largest natural bay, in the northwest corner of the state of Jalisco.
November to April Average high 85F/low 63F - May to October: Average high 92F/low 70F -
Rainy Season: Mid-June through September, mainly afternoon and evening showers.
Located four miles from downtown, has over 450 weekly flights, ground transportation available.
Pesos, money exchange houses located in the airport, on nearly every street corner and at banks throughout the city. Credit cards are widely accepted.
110 volt 60-current, same as the U.S.A., no adapters needed.
350,000 of which 6,500 are expatriates. 2 million visitors annually.
Mainly tourist related. Agriculture, tobacco, cattle ranching and tequila production
Puerto Vallarta is in the Central Time Zone (the same as Texas), which is two hours ahead of California and one hour behind New York.
There are more than 250 in town!
Vallarta has been named the best beach in Latin America by Travel and Leisure Magazine Readers Survey, all 25 miles of it.
The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe:
It took 33 years to build from 1918 to 1955; the trade mark crown was damaged in the 1995 earthquake and has now being repaired.
Jalisco's neighboring state, just eight miles north of town is in another time zone, one hour earlier.
With more than 1,000 taxis in town, there is no problem hailing one. Taxi fares are set in PV; the average fare is around $30 pesos or $3 USD. A trip across town-from the Marina to Los Muertos Beach-will run about $60 pesos or $6.00 USD. Fares are posted in each taxi, the daily newspaper and most major hotels. Asking about the fare before you get in may save you a few pesos.
Only tequila that is made in Tequila, Jalisco can bear the name of 'tequila.'
Jalisco is the home of this traditional Mexican music.
Humpback whales winter in the Bay every year. Dolphins, giant mantas, sea turtles, and over 100 species of birds also live here.
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's love nest was built in 1963 for $5,000 USD and sold years later for $450,000.