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Countless Bars, Clubs, Restaurants and Art Galleries are 5 minutes from Villas Enrique. Visit one of the many exquisite art galleries and the Botanical Gardens are just a short day trip out of town.

Given that Puerto Vallarta was just named Mexico's most friendliest city you can plan to make friends that you will see here year after year.

Dining

First-time travelers come for the sun and sea and fun, but Puerto Vallarta's many wonderful restaurants makes this a return food destination as well. Enjoy an exquisite high-end meal over-looking the bay from a cliff-top aerie, or bury your toes in the sand under a palapa and order some fresh-caught fish and hot-off-the-griddle tortillas. A dress code is nearly nonexistent but - everything goes!

Puerto Vallarta's great variety of venues and different cuisine keep many returning food lovers blissfully content with the wide range of international cuisine, from Spanish to Japanese, French to Asian, in addition to our incredible Mexican food.

Connoisseurs of fine dining are in paradise each November, during Puerto Vallarta's annual Gourmet Dining Festival, and in May every year we have the Restaurant Week(s), at the end of the month.

Nightlife

Puerto Vallarta's primary club or disco scene, gay or straight, starts late in the evening. Earlier in the evening the happy hour circuit usually begins at various local bars. Olas Altas is a cozy little street littered with cafés and bars and has become something reminiscent of a Paris back street where people mingle over a coffee or a drink anytime of the day or night.

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Ocean Friendly Whale Tours

From mid-December to the end of March, Banderas Bay offers some of the world's most spectacular whale watching opportunities anywhere.

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Puerto Vallarta Fishing

Keen fisherman? Enjoy a day of fishing on the beautiful Banderas Bay. There are many species available around Banderas Bay such as Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Rooster and Tuna.

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Canopy
Tours

Enjoy a Zip-line adventure while gliding through the jungle, over beautiful rivers and tropical valleys. Combine this experience with a Tequila Tasting.

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Dolphin Discovery Vallarta

Experience an intimate encounter with Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins. Puerto Vallarta offers a wide range of heart-warming, educational and interactive programs geared towards dolphin lovers of all ages and abilities.

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La
Palapa

La Palapa Restaurant combines gourmet cuisine, friendly service, and the tropical setting of Los Muertos Beach to achieve the perfect balance between fine dining and the warmth and charm characteristic of Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Located on Playa Los Muertos in the heart of the Romantic Zone, this popular restaurant is one of Vallarta’s favorite places to enjoy great food in a casually elegant atmosphere.

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Hacienda San Angel

Nestled high above the narrow cobblestone streets of Puerto Vallarta, one of the world’s most elegant and romantic boutique luxury hotel experiences awaits. Hacienda San Angel surrounds its visitors with the genteel charm of Mexican Colonial architecture and turn-of-the-century furnishings.

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Trio
Restaurant

Trio is a cosmopolitan restaurant casual-elegant located at the heart of Puerto Vallarta, restaurant of multilevel with a small open garden and a beautiful water fountain, tropical plants, expo of paintings from local artists, the walls of the first floor were fresco-painted by a renowned painter, a hand carved caoba bar and Tiffany style lamps reflecting a
Southern
European style.

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Café des
artistes

Located in an old house in the center of Puerto Vallarta, Café des Artistes, has over 23 years of experience, offering luxury, elegance and comfort in unique natural environments that are adorned by the exquisite menu, carefully created under the direction of acclaimed Chef Thierry Blouet.

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Botanical Gardens

Vallarta Botanical Gardens gives you an opportunity to explore the wonder of the vast diversity of Mexico´s plant species. Hacienda de Oro restaurant offers stunning views of mountains, forest and river.

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Marietas Islands

Just offshore, inside Banderas Bay, rests a group of small, volcanic islands known as the Marietas Islands. These islands, made famous by oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, provide the perfect environment for an entertaining eco-adventure.

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Malecón

Malecon is Puerto Vallarta´s beautiful boardwalk and covers nearly two miles along the beach. Surrounded by different bars, nightclubs and restaurants the malecon is lined by the sculptures from many talented local artists.

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Los Arcos Marine Park

Enjoy a day of snorkeling or scuba diving at Los Arcos islands while swimming amidst tropical fish. This small beautiful granite islands protruding from the sea surface, which are protected as a national marine park.

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Mandala

Popular straight nightclub situated on Puerto Vallarta´s famous boardwalk. LIve dj´s in a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

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Paco´s Ranch

Is most traditional gay bar in town. Colorful and popular drag shows every night.

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CC slaughters

Is a fun gay nightclub and lounge with occasional drag shows, good size dance floor with dj´s and a martini bar with videos. Late night crowd very popular during the weekends.

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La Noche

Intimate bar-lounge with soft music and subdued lighting. Daily martini special with over 25 choices on the menu. Nice outside sitting on the open rooftop. Popular early night crowd.