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Old Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 223 5282
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While cobblestone streets along the Malecon add colonial charm, this area also features street vendors and craftsmen.
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 223 5282
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked all around Old Vallarta and went to see the home of Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton which is now a restaurant. Cool area!

Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Old Puerto Vallarta is interesting to see. The city is built on a mountainside and the roads are narrow and some are very steep.

Thank DTA1106
Reviewed 6 days ago

Behind the church you climb some steep steps but the views and the quiet, windy streets make it worthwhile. Be sure to check out the Kimberley Hotel which was originally the two houses of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. BEAUTIFUL

Thank who_is_just_me
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are alot of shops to visit, most of them offer the same merchandise so I recommend buying at the end of the day so that you do not have to carry stuff all day. The vendors do harass you when you get near their...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 6 days ago

my wife and I loved just walking this area lots to see and do restaurants pubs and art shops, its colourful and easy to walk around just wear proper footwear the old cobble stones can be hard on your feet if you are wearing flip...More

Thank mulgrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Vallarta (Old Town) has several shops to visit and places to eat as well. The part is the variety of street vendors. They have some great food and souvenirs. It is definitely a place to check out in Puerto Vallarta!

Thank Cappel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to walk around, many small vendors that have different things you don't always see on the Malecon.

Thank mvotodian
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a city tour here and then came back the evening just to walk around, have dinner and loved this part of our trip. We felt very safe. Locals and tourist were all in the area having a great time. Music and food was...More

1  Thank blmillsaps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so wonderful walking through old Vallarta. Almost as if you were walking through time. Shops and street food was also very wonderfully authentic. A most do whenever you are visiting.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 1 week ago

... and take in the beautiful views and marvelous architecture. So many really lovely houses with gorgeous gardens and charming shaded walkways. We had no idea Puerta Vallarta had such a beautiful area.

Thank Betty08WhiteRock_BC
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Wendy L
Which towns are good to bus to from Puerto Vallarta
20 January 2017|
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Response from claudettestevenson | Reviewed this property |
we take the bus everywhere, inexpensive and safe, we stay in Nuevo Vallarta and enjoy the buses. I have taken the bus to Tepic, no problems.
Best place to see free fiesta?
17 January 2017|
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Response from stevefung2006 |
Yes! When I was there a few weeks ago (late Dec2016 thru Jan2017), they had Fiesta Dancers at the City Hall (Presidencia Municipal) across from the Guadalupe Catholic Cathedral on Saturdays, I believe. I heard they also... More
Annette S
Coming in for a day from a cruise. What would be recommended to do in a day to get an overall good sense? Are their areas accessible just off the ship? I'd like to see Old Town. Best way to get there? TIA.
12 January 2017|
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Response from Mark & Katherin... L | Reviewed this property |
Annette ... the cruise ship terminal is 10+ miles from Old Town (or correctly referred to as Zona Romantica & Emillo Zapata Zone's). I would start my day with a taxi ride to Playa Los Muertos that should cost around 80-90... More