Located in the Pacific Coast, Puerto Vallarta reaps the benefits of having some of the most beautiful colonial architecture and the natural beauty of Banderas Bay and the surrounding Sierra Madre Mountains. As one of the most popular destinations in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta is full of activities and accommodations whether you are going for your honeymoon, a family vacation, or a group incentive trip or meeting. With the large Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center in town, finding a place to host your event is no hard task.
The famous Malecon boardwalk is a hub of activities. Many national and international artisans display their work there, and when you’re ready to eat, many restaurants and bars across the street offer excellent food and a fun, seaside atmosphere. There is plenty of local shopping to be done, as well as a vibrant night life when the sun goes down. Many award-winning restaurants will leave your guests satisfied. The Vallarta Botanical Gardens serve as a great, unique venue, with a restaurant and bar on upper levels overlooking the gardens, as well as the Hall of Flowers that can be used for sit-down events.
Puerto Vallarta is also a great ecotourism destinations for those wanting to explore the natural landscape of Mexico. Nearby tropical forests provide exciting bird watching tours and hikes. The Pacific Ocean teaming with sea life make it perfect snorkeling and scuba diving excursions, and during the winter migration, humpback wale watching tours are very popular. Deep-water sports-fishing, sailing, and swimming with dolphins are also popular activities, and those trying to stay dry can work on the perfect swing at one of the many world-class golf courses.
With more than 120 hotels, finding accommodations for your group is a breeze. The Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta boasts 280 ocean-view rooms and 12 large event halls. Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is located on a private beach just 15 minutes away from the city center and they have event space for up to 700 people. CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is a 4 Diamond property with a staff specialized in business events. Casa Velas Hotel & Ocean Club offers a golf-course, oceanfront facilities, and a new convention center with four large halls, all within an authentic Mexican environment. The Velas Vallarta Suit Resort is an award-winning, all-inclusive resort just 15 minutes from the International Convention Center, although with it’s gardens, event space on the beach and around pools, and it’s own convention center, your event could be hosted even closer to accommodations. The Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta offers contemporary Mexican architecture and is known for its beauty highlighted by the incorporation of the natural landscape around it. The Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort holds flexible function space, a contemporary, all-inclusive environment, and easy access to nearby, modern malls.