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11 Fun Facts About Puerto Vallarta

1. Puerto Vallarta is the closest tropical living to the Western U.S.

2. PV is renowned for being one of the safest and secure travel destinations in the world.

3. The Mexican Riviera is only two hours from the U.S.

4. 23 U.S. cities offer direct flights to Puerto Vallarta.

5. Relax on the beach for lunch and have dinner at home the same day (To San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Chicago, San Diego, and Los Angeles and Phoenix).

6. Travel to PV is half the time and cost of going to Hawaii or the Caribbean (from the Western U.S.).

7. Offers more sport activities than most resort towns in the world.

8. The Mexican Riviera is fun, close, charming, exotic, safe, and affordable with great shopping, art, culture, and music.

9. PVBC is located directly below El Paso, Texas (800 air miles).

10. The weather is warm, tropical, comfortable, and dependable.

11. Central time zone (Chicago time). No major east or west jet lag.

Sunsetting on ocean with palm tree silhouette

Jet Set to Sunny Puerto Vallarta 

Whether your dream day is a trip down the beach for fresh fish tacos and frozen margaritas, or an afternoon at Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens followed by a sunset sail, PVBC's experienced concierge is happy to help. Outdoor adventures are a way of life here, and no trip to the Mexican Riviera would be complete without paddle boarding, scuba diving, kayaking, parasailing or fishing at Banderas Bay. Spend leisurely days along the water’s edge, sunbathing, swimming, and soaking in the sun at Los Muertos Beach. At night, indulge in exciting clubs, art studios and bistros that are just a four-minute stroll from the beach club.

Activities and Adventures

  • Los Muertos Beach
  • Deep Sea & Lake Fishing
  • Parasail, Surf, Water Ski, Windsurf, Paddleboard
  • Sailing & Kayaking
  • Tennis
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scuba & Snorkeling
  • Charter Boats
  • Golf (6 courses minutes from PVBC)
  • Whale Watching
  • ATV Excursions
  • Jungle Hiking & Ziplining

Guest Reviews

  • Had the best time celebrating my friend's birthday there! The service is amazing the food is delicious the grounds are beautiful… Was the perfect vacation!
    - Linda K., Corona del Mar, CA
  • "The PV Beach Club and the Villa Verano are my favorite accommodations in Puerto Vallarta. The villas are amazing and the staff is exceptionally attentive without being intrusive."
    - Michael G., Palm Springs, CA
  • "WOW!!! This is the best resort in PV. Has an incredible location, wonderful caring staff and amazing food. I highly recommend this great resort. thanks Fredy, Oscar, Jose, Poncho, Jorge,Diego and Maribel for the great service. Have stayed three times this year alone and headed back. Can't get enough. So private, so comfortable, so nice!!!! Gracias!!!"
    - John D., Los Angeles, CA
  • "Absolutely the best place to stay in PV! I've been there many times and it just seems better each time. The Beach Club, Accommodations and the staff are just fantastic!"
    - Mark P., Los Angeles, California
  • "What an awesome and beautiful resort. Amazing and personable staff, great food and incredible views/ sunsets. This upscale resort is a hidden gem, excellent value. Private hideaway, yet close to everything. Highly recommended!!"
    - George P., Livonia, MI
  • "I celebrated my birthday there, it's was magical. From the moment I arrived, till I left. In fact I left behind a piece of my heart."
    - Esther C., Newport Beach, CA