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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 322 223 5282
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While cobblestone streets along the Malecon add colonial charm, this area...

While cobblestone streets along the Malecon add colonial charm, this area also features street vendors and craftsmen.

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love walking the streets, stairs, & exploring the true Vallarta-lots to see & truly enjoy seeing the city

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old Vallarta has a nice beach area with a new pier that is a stunning piece of modern architecture. Newer hotels are also along the beach. The old city, a few blocks up from the beach is pretty run down. I would not call it shabby, but it worn down quite a bit. The sidewalks need repair as they are... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

love walking the streets, stairs, & exploring the true Vallarta-lots to see & truly enjoy seeing the city

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Vernon, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Old Town and liked it as you can walk everywhere and their are lots and lots of restaurant to choose from you are close to the malacon and all the beach area as well

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Puerto Vallarta and Old Town is just getting better and better as new restaurants, galleries and boutiques emerge on the streetscape. Make sure you hit the open air market and also the large pottery factory store for colorful housewares and souvenirs.

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Merida, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first trip to Mexico was in 1972 and we stayed four hours North of PV. Made several trips into town during our stay. We returned for the first time since 1972 last month. It has changed a lot on the Malecon but the old town still has some of the restaurants that I remember. Lot's of Expat living there... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two days in old Vallarta and just saw a small part of it. Live the little restaurants and shops. Felt very safe in area and everyone was very friendly and helpful.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you move away from the ocean and Carr 200 you'll find it more tranquil... the hustle and bustle of traffic mixed with tourists disappears. lots of streets, alleys and stairways to explore. Good idea to read up a bit on the different elements of architecture and lifestyle not to mention Liz and Dick.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience the real mexican flavor you have to visit Old Vallarta, people are super friendly! The nearest beach is rocky but a walk through the Malecon will be well worth your trip!

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from PV for 11 days. We have been here many times before and always frequent Old Vallarta. Shopping is wonderful in this area as well as many Excellent Restaurants. If you take a trip to Puerto Vallarta do not miss this part of town or you're missed a lot!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cobble stones streets, narrow whindy roads, walls with lives going on behind them, nice authentic shops (not all the same of cheat stuff sold by multiple vendors) leather shops, handmade custom clothes, nice linens, etc. Fun area. Check it out.

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