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Puerto Vallarta

Hillside homes in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta

They say that paradise is a state of mind. When all of the ingredients are of the highest quality, it can also be a place. Puerto Vallarta qualifies for this high distinction and offers honeymoon couples an abundance of culture - a fusion of traditional and luxury that offers amenities and attractions not readily available in any other part of Mexico and perhaps not in the world. Relatively unknown until 1963 when Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor helped put it on the map during the shooting of John Huston's Night of the Iguana, Puerto Vallarta has become one of the top honeymoon destinations in all of Mexico.

For couples seeking a destination wedding, Puerto Vallarta will provide them with numerous options, from the luxurious to the all-inclusive options that make it easy for wedding guests to attend the big event.

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Highlights
Everything you could ever want from a Mexican vacation is here in this beautiful city. From the beautiful beaches to the moonlit sky, you will find all that you seek and more in an enchanted city on the water.
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Climate and Weather
Weather hovers in the mid 80's (30ÂșC) for much of "high season," giving way to rainy summer season from late June to early October. Some folks even prefer those months, delighting in the electrical storms that produce an orchestra of lightning that dances throughout the sky. Then, it's back to those glorious sunsets that attract "visitantes" to every rooftop across the town. As the sun sinks, everyone waits to see if the proverbial "green flash" will be visible.
Puerto Vallarta Honeymoon Resources
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Puerto Vallarta Reviews
Dreams Puerto Vallarta Wedding
by Haley Davis last updated on 10/22/2012
I personally got married at Dreams Puerto Vallarta and couldn't ask for anything better! What an amazing place! Our guests still talk about how they can't find another resort and location they love more!! In fact, I have sent many couples on...
Dreams Puerto Vallarta
by Ron Trimper last updated on 06/17/2010
Dreams resort in Puerto Vallarta is a terrific resort for a honeymoon! Let me share some details about my last visit to Dreams Puerto Vallarta with you. Shortly after we arrived at our room, there was a knock on the door. We opened it to a smiling waiter...
This trip to Puerto Vallarta in October 2008 was amazing! The staff at Tropical Incentives was so energetic and fun...they did a phenominal job! The first night we had a welcome cocktail and dinner party at the Sheraton Buganvillas. I got to meet...
Riu Vallarta Resort
by Jennifer Lauer last updated on 11/05/2008
I had the pleasure of taking a group of 54 people to Puerto Vallarta in June 2008 and we were able to stay at the Riu Vallarta Resort in the Riviera Nayarit area. This area is building very quickly, but made me feel very safe and welcome. The resort...
Puerto Vallarta
by Jane Hebert last updated on 07/25/2008
My absolute favorite part of Mexico! It sits at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains with the white stucco buildings and red clay tile roofs dotting the mountainside everywhere. The hotels are on the beach surrounding Banderas Bay, noted for the whales...
Marival
by Jen Norton last updated on 07/25/2008
Puerto Vallarta is old Mexico. Visiting this destination is like going to authentic Mexico. The resorts here are very nice. The Marival is one of my favorites along with many of my clients. The food here is mouthwatering. The staff here is very friendly...