Mexico is such a profound country. Beaches and top tourist destinations are all over the area but each has its own story to tell. A travel in Mexico wouldnâ€™t be complete unless all possible escapades are done especially those that can only be found or can happen in a certain area. The beaches, of course, are among the worldâ€™s finest but those who venture inland are rewarded with the true soul of Mexico, which has always resided firmly in the interior. It is also worthwhile not to settle for anything less like traveling only to a certain area. The kingdom is meant to be distinct from one area to the other to make it more pleasant by giving a collection of expectations for tourist to savor his worthwhile vacation.
Having a taste of its own, Puerto Vallarta is Mexicoâ€™s second great Pacific playground next behind to Acapulco. This resort city is situated on the Pacific Oceanâ€™s BahÃa de Banderas. The area has an area of 502.19 square miles. It borders the southwest part of the state of Nayarit to the North, the municipality of Mascota and San SebastiÃ¡n to the east and the municipalities of Talpa de Allende and Cabo Corriente to the South. Puerto Vallarta is named after Ignacio Vallarta, a former governor of Jalisco. English speakers call the city P.V. for short and Vallarta for the Spanish blood. Puerto Vallarta has a appealing downtown area designed typically to cater tourist across the globe.
Puerto Vallarta is a beach vacation destination that has it all. Top beaches of the area are Boca de Tomatlan, Garza Blanca and Destiladeras. Boca de Tomatlan is a small sandy cove at the edge of the jungle three miles south of Mismaloya. Garza Blanca on the other hand is a small city beach located off the Barra Navidad road at Km 6 on the way to Mismaloya. It haswhite sand beach framed with palms and crystal clear water. It is notorious with the locals on weekends who pack a picnic as there are no amenities while Destiladeras is the favorite with many Vallartans, especially by families. On Sundays, they flock here to appreciate the wide white sand beach and fresh seafood at its outdoor palapa-shaded restaurants at the edge of the water.
In Puerto Vallarta youâ€™ll find a wide collection of restaurants. La Palapa is located on Playa los Muertos ans is one of the areasâ€™ finest places to dine in. Here you can appreciate the great food in an elegant atmosphere. Tikul Pacific cuisine is a grill of great taste and superb dining. The restaurant reflects a culinary version of pacific cuisine. The area is made of a stone named Tikul which can only be found in Mexican villages while the River Cafe is located on the River Cuale Island. It is notorious restaurant offers gourmet dining with a great Mexican and International menu in an elegant atmosphere.
One of the finest features of Puerto Vallarta is the vast jungle that surrounds it where you can have your finest jungle and safari escapades. Exploring the jungles of the Sierra Madre is one of the top activities youâ€™ll find here. Over 350 species of birds calls the jungle home with countless other species of animals including iguanas, monkeys, jaguar and more. The area welcomes travelers who want their vacation to be more wild and exciting by having bamboo rafting experience on a white rushing river and elephant riding in the jungle.
Nowadays, the area is not just about its highly urban city with mainly beach and shopping as its attractions, its rural side has delight and plenty spots that provides chance for memorable jungle experiences as well. There are also fantastic photo-taking opportunities as you stumble across beautiful waterfalls and ancient preserved temples along the way as you travel.