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Paradise Awaits
We returned to Casa Velas for the 2nd year in a row & we were even more happy with our stay this time! It s the most quiet & peaceful resort we have ever stayed at. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway, this is the place to go! The grounds & accommodations are beautiful & the staff could not be more helpful and pleasant! We will be back at Casa Velas again!
Lyla V
A Honeymoon Well Spent
We spent our honeymoon here and couldn't have been happier. Everything from the staff to the bathroom cleanliness was excellent. The food was delicious, the pool and beach club were gorgeous, and the service was incredible. We also used the spa for a couples treatment and were dazzled by the amenities and staff. The location and security were also fantastic. Very close to the marina and it's nightlife, while being only a short drive from the central Puerto Vallarta boardwalk. Finally, the on-site activities were a joy. Each night there was a new theme (e.g. a "Cuba" night, a casino night, etc.) and we loved them all. It was a truly wonderful experience and I wouldn't recommend staying anywhere else.
Jon W

Stroll Puerto Vallarta's Iconic Boardwalk, El Malecon

El Malecon is one of the most beautiful stretches in Mexico and the most iconic in Puerto Vallarta. This famous mile-long oceanfront boardwalk follows the beach and runs along the main street in downtown Puerto Vallarta. El Malecon begins at Hotel Rosita and ends at a beautiful open-air theater, Los Arcos Amphitheater. This beach pavilion is the most popular attraction in Puerto Vallarta, perfect for strolling and sightseeing, art, culture, shopping and dining, all just 20 minutes from our hotel.

PRICES

  • Free
  • Vary by activity, shop, and attraction

Hours

  • Open 24 hours a day

EVENTS

  • Art Festivals
  • Street Parties
  • Sailing Regattas
  • Garden & Flower Shows
  • Food Festivals
  • Kitesurfing Contests

ACTIVITIES

  • Art Walks
  • History Tours
  • Sightseeing
  • Museums
  • Dining
  • Boardwalk Vendors & Shops

FAQs

  • What is the El Malecon Boardwalk most famous for?

    In addition to the churches, museums, and historical landmarks that line El Malecon, the esplanade is best known among tourists for its iconic street art and sculptures. Featuring nine sculptures along the promenade, each crafted by locals and Mexican artists, popular sites include “The Rotunda of The Sea,” the “Vallarta Dancers,” and “The Seahorse,” which is a ten-foot tall symbol of the city and surrounded by colorful “Puerto Vallarta” signage art.
  • Are there any must-visit attractions on El Malecon?

    While the pedestrian-only esplanade is perfect for strolling and ocean views, the 12-block area is home to a few Puerto Vallarta landmarks including the El Faro Lighthouse, the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Los Arcos, and the Naval History Museum. Along the way you’ll also find a few art galleries and street-performing staples.
 

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