Comfort Inn Puerto Vallarta
Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascenci
Puerto Vallarta, 48335
Phone: (52) 322 2267979
Fax: (52) 322 2267979
Offering top quality equipment and service, Vallartech is a good alternative for scuba enthusiasts who want to explore the underwater world of Banderas Bay. Trips can be arrange to visit the extraordinary dive sites Vallarta has to offer including, El Chimo, El Morro, the Marietas Islands and the Corbeteña. All trips use high speed boats and include lunch; dives are usually programmed to include two sites and at least two dives. Vallartech also sells scuba gear. It is important to note that the best time to dive in Puerto Vallarta starts with the rainy season in June, and ends in December.
Designed by famed architect Joe Finger, this course opened to the public in 1989 and offers world-class golf in the beautiful Marina area. The 18-hole golf course is beautifully situated with lagoons and plenty of wildlife to make for a memorable outing. The course is managed by the various member hotels, which allow their guests to utilize the course. Member hotels include: Marriott Casa Magna, Sheraton Buganvilias, Hotel Fiesta Americana, Camino Real, Krystal Vallarta, Westin Regina and Velas Vallarta Grand Suite Resort.
Cruise Banderas Bay while fishing for the big game fish that make Puerto Vallarta such a popular destination. You will find a game-fish paradise swimming in the waters of the Bay. Catch marlin and snapper aboard its 38-foot vessel while using electronic lures, and top quality rods and reels. Benefit from 33 years of fishing experience with this company; these experts will tell you the secrets of the trade and help you reel in the big one.
The most popular diving spots are visited by this thriving company. Take a day trip to one of the many areas offered. Lunch and beverages accompany all scuba and snorkel trips. If you forgot to bring your camera, you can rent one here to take some amazing pictures. If you want more of an educational trip, get your Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) certification here. For the more experienced diver, ecological and night dives are available upon request and will challenge even the most skilled diver.
The month of June marks the beginning of the summer months in Puerto Vallarta, and with it the beginning of the sea turtle season. Many varieties of sea turtles depend on Banderas Bay as a breeding ground and so in order to help with the preservation of those turtles, many hotels have started programs to protect the eggs by building nurseries. Adults and children are usually invited to participate in daily Turtle Liberation ceremonies, a fun way to celebrate the propagation of the species.
Cruceros Princesa has daily trips to beautiful Playa Yelapa, Las Marietas Islands, Quimixto and Las Animas, and guarantees a full day of fun. Activities include a free bar, on board contests, snorkeling lessons, kayaking and windsurfing. Some trips even include nature hikes featuring incredible waterfalls. Scuba diving courses are available during the high season (June-September). Whale watching is also available in mating season (November-April). Medical insurance is included in the cost of the journey. Sunset trips are also available.
This is a popular beach with wonderful white sand. A few pebbles are sprinkled here and there, but you can easily find a soft spot to lie down. People come here for the water sports. There are many vendors ready to rent you equipment from jet skiing to windsurfing. You will find surfers, as well, who come for the magnificent waves. If land activities are more suited to your taste, don't worry. There's always a beach volleyball game to join.
These bike expeditions are conducted by expert riders, on well maintained 21-speed bicycles. Riders pace themselves during the tour according to their riding abilities. The adventure begins in the Sierra Madre Ranch, and the tour takes you through fruit gardens, small towns in the hills, passing next to rivers and observing wonderful views all around you. There are different packages ranging from 3 through 9 hour tours. You may also choose to include lunch and/or an open bar. Call for prices.
This is one of the more crowded beaches in Puerto Vallarta, so if you come here, plan to mingle with the tourists. At the south end of the Playa de los Muertos, there are many vendors that line the beach and seek your business. They handle all manner of rentals and carry a wide range of equipment from Jet Skis to water bikes. If you have plenty of cash in your wallet, you might want to try the popular parasailing pastime. Don't worry about hunger here; you will have your choice of restaurants with a variety of foods sure to please everyone.
Splash is a waterpark featuring water slides, a river run, dolphin and seal shows and even the chance to swim with dolphins. A visit here is a great way to keep the entire family happy while cooling off from the blazing sun. The Kamikaze, Torbellino and Deslizzer slides will surely pump up anyone's adrenaline.
This 36-foot Pacifica offers charters of six-, eight-, 10-, and 12-hour packages. If you have other plans, you can customize your own trip. Everything is included in the price, except the fish. That part is up to you. Most likely you'll encounter snapper, bonita, and yellowtail. If you're lucky, they might bite your line. If you're not a fisherman, go sailing with friends on a 45-foot Columbia, which holds 12 people and is great for a sunset cruise.
Located in the small and picturesque high sierra town of Las Palmas, Rancho Capomo offers a very different experience for visitors to Puerto Vallarta. Arriving at this place is like leaving reality: It's a small town, with its people and their ancient traditions. The best part about a visit here is the chance to explore it all, be it by horse, by motorcycle, or simply by walking through the natural beauty of the area. While you explore, your hosts at the ranch prepare a hearty meal featuring grilled meat, handmade tortillas and chiles toreados. Tours include transportation, food and recreation, and can be contracted with all tour operators in Vallarta. Tours also begin at the lobby of the Hotel Continental Plaza.