About Vallarta Mexico
Puerto Vallarta is located on the 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.
Pesos, money exchange houses located in the airport,
on nearly every street corner and at banks throughout
Puerto Vallarta. Credit cards are widely accepted.
Mainly tourist related. Agriculture, tobacco, cattle ranching and tequila production are also important financial resources.
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.
With more than 1,000 taxis in town, there is no problem hailing one. Taxi fares are set in Puerto Vallarta; 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 officially designated areas
surrounding Tequila, Jalisco can bear the name of "tequila."
From early morning until the wee hours, this is
where it is all happening, on an international scale! From
world class French cuisine, to ethnic Asian de lights and
authentic Mexican dishes, not to mention the freshest seafood
around. Old Town Puerto Vallarta has something to please
the most discriminating palate. The personalized first-class
service of these unique eateries will keep you busy planning
and anticipating your next dining experience. There are more
than 250 in town!
Accommodations "Hotel Encino"
Rich with old world charm, the hotels dotting Old
Town tend to be less expensive than their five-star cousins.
Within easy walking distance to all points of interest, they
offer quaint and intimate alternatives for those wishing to
stay in the heart of the Puerto Vallarta. Some offer packages,
including breakfast and complimentary drinks with your room.
Puerto Vallarta Mexico