Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta

All year round, leisure activities in Puerto Vallarta provide a wide range of options for every age group. Puerto Vallarta is loaded with lavish shopping areas, resorts, restaurants, and spas that ensure that your trip to Puerto Vallarta is hassle-free. From a convincing landscape and outdoor to some world-class stay options and facilities, Puerto Vallarta packs an incredible amount of diversity in the luxury activities it offers. So be it a family vacation, a friends reunion or a solo trip to feed your wanderlust, these activities in Puerto Vallarta are a must try for a leisurely vacation!

Let's explore our list of recreational & leisure places in Puerto Vallarta:

  1. #1 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 913 itineraries
    Malecon

    Tags: Waterfront, Walking Area

    Address: Puerto Vallarta, JAL, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It's funny this place is called a boardwalk - there are no boards! But "Malecon" means "esplanade along a waterfront" in Spanish, and that describes this place very well. Always alive and bustling, it...Read more

  2. #2 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 665 itineraries
    Vallarta Botanical Gardens

    Tags: Botanical Garden

    Address: Carret. Barra De Navidad Km. 24, El Tuito, 48400 Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is an interesting attraction - it doesn't try to overplay its assets; rather it seeks to maximise the visitor's experience. Set over 20 acres of land, the garden demonstrates the Tropical Dry For...Read more

  3. #3 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 1243 itineraries
    Marina Vallarta

    Tags: Leisure

    Address: Marina Vallarta, 48450 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is not a commercial marina. Rather, it's a business, residential and resort area with a catchy name. That said, it does have a marina of sorts for private vessels - yachts, boats and charters. It...Read more

  4. #4 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 450 itineraries
    Metamorfosis Day Spa

    Tags: Spa

    Address: y Olas Altas street, Francisca Rodríguez 159, Emiliano Zapata, 48380 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The city's favorite spa - loved by locals and tourists alike - was founded by the wonderful Angie. It's a small set up, but intimate and cozy. The staff welcome you like you're a long-lost family memb...Read more

  5. #5 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 364 itineraries
    Isla Rio Cuale

    Tags: Restaurant, Street Market

    Address: Isla Rio Cuale, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Cuale River divides the city into the Downtown area in the north and the ZonaRomantica in the south. In the middle of the river, early in the 20th century, formed the island you see today. Bridges...Read more

  6. #6 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 498 itineraries
    Playa Las Gemelas

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area

    Address: Playa Las Gemelas, Cihuatlan - Puerto Vallarta, Aguacate, Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Best beaches South of the main city. It can be a little hard to access. You have to climb down a long set of stairs which is not always entire stable.Once you have reached to the bottom though, you fi...Read more

  7. #7 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 332 itineraries
    Destiladeras Beach

    Tags: Off Road, Water Body, Walking Area, Food And Drinks

    Address: Destiladeras Nayarit, Carretera Federal la Cruz de Huanacaxtle - Punta de Mita, Cruz de Huanacaxtle, NAY, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A beautiful drive following north along the coastline will get you through this peaceful beach. Wide and clean, it is equally suited to casual swimming, sunbathing and surfing. The southern end of the...Read more

  8. #8 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 97 itineraries
    Holistic Bio Spa

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: Blvrd Francisco Medina Ascencio, Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This spot advertises natural healing methodologies using your own body's systems as opposed to pharmaceutical treatments. Whether or not they can just as effectively help cure whatever illness might t...Read more

  9. #9 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 104 itineraries
    Venus Sunshine Massage And Spa

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: Paseo de la Marina y Ancla St., Local 22 Palmas II, Marina Vallarta, 48335 Puerto Vallarta, JAL, Mexico

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    On the face of it, the spa offers a large variety of standard spa related therapeutic treatments - (Swedish)Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Reflexology, European Hydrating Facial, Body Exfoliation, Thai M...Read more

  10. #10 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 314 itineraries
    Lucy's CuCu Cabana

    Tags: Specialty Shop, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Basilio Badillo 295, Emiliano Zapata, 48380 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    If you want to shop for souvenirs there is no better place in the city. The store stockpiles and Exhibits the very best of Mexican folk art - painted wood Oaxacan animals, Zapotec wool rugs, jewelry, ...Read more

  11. #11 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 43 itineraries
    Majahuitas Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Resort, Snorkeling

    Address: Playa Majahuitas S/N, 48400 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is said to be the calmest beach in the region, in terms of both the strength of the water and the presence of other tourists. You see, though the beach is nestled within a mainland cove, it is on...Read more

  12. #12 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 51 itineraries
    Cassandra Shaw Jewelry

    Tags: Specialty Shop

    Address: Basilio Badillo 276, Emiliano Zapata, 48380 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The startling and unusual jewellery you see here were designed by Cassandra Shaw and twelve other jewellers from all over Mexico. Necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings come in chunky and elegant va...Read more

  13. #13 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 29 itineraries
    Saturday Market Co-op Fam

    Tags: Market, Hall

    Address: Paradise Community Center, Púlpito 127 Amapas 48399 Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico

    Timings: 10:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    There are two farmer's markets in Puerto Vallarta, not far from each other. They used to be on single market, but then some of the group decided to function as a cooperative rather than as private bus...Read more

  14. #14 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 31 itineraries
    Plaza De Armas

    Tags: Art And Culture, Plaza, Exhibition

    Address: Plaza de Armas - Plaza Central Puerto Vallarta, 48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Just because a traditional Mexican plaza has free wi-fi does not mean that it's any less traditional. In Mexican cities, the central plaza is where the population congregates for public events. This o...Read more

  15. #15 of 27 Leisure Activities in Puerto Vallarta
    - Used in 45 itineraries
    Mercado Municipal Rio Cuale

    Tags: Flea Market, Specialty Shop, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Agustin Rodriguez s/n, Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL, Mexico

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    If you're the kind of tourist who enjoys bargaining with local vendors, then this flea market has you covered. It used to be the local supermarket before the city gained the modern amenities of a supe...Read more