Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Downtown Puerto Vallarta

The area's art galleries and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Downtown Puerto Vallarta. Travelers to this walkable city praise the beaches, shopping and restaurants. Malecon and Bay of Banderas are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Downtown Puerto Vallarta a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marina Golf Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Vista Vallarta Club de Golf (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Nayar Vidanta Golf (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Splash Water Park Vallarta (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Vallarta Adventures (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Vallarta Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Travelers love Downtown Puerto Vallarta for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Puerto Vallarta is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Las Caletas Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Camarones Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Cuale Island (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Olas Atlas Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Playa Las Glorias (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Fly into Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Viejo Vallarta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,951 vacation rentals near Viejo Vallarta. From 1,294 Condos/Apartments to 249 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Viejo Vallarta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Viejo Vallarta?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Viejo Vallarta:

  • Hotel Zone: 702 vacation rentals
  • South Shore Hotel Area: 2,113 vacation rentals
  • Romantic Zone: 1,925 vacation rentals
  • Grand Mayan: 492 vacation rentals
  • Marina Vallarta: 430 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Viejo Vallarta?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Viejo Vallarta. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Malecon: 5,426 vacation rentals
  • Los Arcos Amphitheater: 5,420 vacation rentals
  • La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe: 5,420 vacation rentals
  • La Presidencia (Town Hall): 5,421 vacation rentals
  • Caballito: 5,421 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Viejo Vallarta listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Viejo Vallarta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,294 Condos/Apartments in Viejo Vallarta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Viejo Vallarta include:

  • Houses: 249 rentals available
  • Villas: 286 rentals available
  • Studios: 261 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Viejo Vallarta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,459 vacation rentals with pool available in Viejo Vallarta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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