The 5 Most Romantic Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta

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Published 22 January 2021

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The breathtaking sunsets alone make every honeymoon and couple’s trip to Puerto Vallarta a dreamy one. But there are plenty of ways to take your romantic getaway to the next level, right here, where Mexico’s coastline hugs Bahía de Banderas.

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1. Make Art Together


Puerto Vallarta’s Cuale Cultural Centre offers a wide variety of hands-on art workshops. Reserve your spot on a fun day of illustration, painting, sculpting, learning a new instrument, or getting to know a traditional dance. It’s the perfect underrated date idea that’ll end up being one of your favourite travel memories.

2. Explore Old Vallarta


Discover Puerto Vallarta’s beautiful architecture and history on a guided city tour of the boardwalk, main church, city hall, flea market and tequila factory. You’ll visit the Los Arcos marine preserve, famed for diving and snorkelling, and then finish off with a shopping spree downtown in romantic old Vallarta. Bring your camera! There’ll be plenty of opportunities for a sappy couple’s selfie along the way.

2. Kayak the Marietas Island


Hop on a boat for a guided eco-tour through the beautiful Marietas Islands, home of the famous “hidden beach”. You can dive into the islands’ clear shores and spot dolphins, giant manta rays, and colourful tropical fish together. Or explore the islands on a kayak before unwinding on a beautiful secluded sandy beach.

4. Sail into the Sunset


Puerto Vallarta is famous for its stunning sunsets which make the evening peaceful and romantic as you sail across the Bandera Bay. A sunset sailing is an ideal way to celebrate special occasions and the perfect way to end an unforgettable day in Puerto Vallarta. We really couldn’t recommend this experience enough.

5. Enjoy a Romantic Dinner


Puerto Vallarta has no shortage of restaurants with a stellar view. Surprise your beaux with a feast for the senses at local stand-outs like Trio, Le Kliff, or Café des Artistes. If you’d rather a more intimate affair, ask your Travel Expert about arranging a private dinner for two served right at your resort.


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