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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 223 5282
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting area that everyone should see. Cobblestone streets and a neat "square" Lots of shops and dining. Not good for anyone with mobility issues

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went site-seeing all over town. Very picturesque, absolutely loved it! Will return as soon as possible.

Thank 402Alicia1966
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love evenings in "Old Vallarta," when the sun goes down, the traffic calms down and families are in the street enjoying "ambulantes" with their various food items, and there is a peaceful ambiance: just perfect for hiking up or down the mountainous pedestrian walks...More

Thank rawmli49
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been here in teh past and the old world charm of Mexico still exists in Old Vallarta. It has not changed much in nearly three decades and that is why we always go back. Some great deals to be made at the markets...More

Thank bear1002016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Get to experience some things and places a newbie would not normally search out. Lots of choices and things to try that may surprise many people.

Thank JLo5424
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything from the cobble stones, shops, and restaurants make this somewhere that is a MUST to include in your trip to Puerto Vallarta.

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and drinks, lots of shops, old buildings, cobble stone roads and local beach. Easy to get a taxi.

Thank Isabella K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a paradise, but with a small "p"... Government has been unsuccessful to date to enforce wild, unleashed, non contained cats and dogs. Government objective to remove and relocate gathered cats and stray dogs from these beautiful streets is being overlooked by colonized "Crazy Cat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed walking here and having a drink . We walk thru this area several times each time we visit Puerto Vallarta . Do yourself a favor and don't just stay at your resort . Get out and explore !

Thank janetew37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great area to stroll around. Cute shops, lovely architecture, nice people, comfortable atmosphere, very tourist friendly.

Thank luv2vacation4ever
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Wendy L
21 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.
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
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