One of the greatest features in Puerto Vallarta is the Malecon. The mile long boardwalk allows pedestrians to look at to the ocean, and it also protects the shops, restaurants and bars from the Banderas Bay and Pacific Ocean. It forms the central point of downtown Puerto Vallarta. Tourists and local residents may have a pleasant time walking along this promenade as an alternative to the beach.
People who have their vacation in Puerto Vallarta will want to check out the Malecon for its many bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and the shopping experience, as well. View the sunset while eating dinner on the boardwalk. Banderas Bay offers a beautiful sight of the sunset.
Puerto Vallarta’s Renovated Malecon
Another benefit to the Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon is that there were renovations conducted in 2011. People now can walk among the bugambilia, palm trees, and various tropical plants that are in gorgeously blooming flower beds. The indigenous tribes are honoured with pebble work that has been crafted into the floor, with some of the sacred Huichol symbols. These mostly represent animals, the cosmos, and nature in general. The work was done with careful planning and truly is a wonderful image.
At various intervals on the boardwalk, numerous sculptures by the Mexican artists of the area may be seen. Choose to take a guided tour to learn about them in English. It will offer you the opportunity to get information about Jalisco and Nayarit’s artistic heritage. If you are interested, you should talk to someone at Galeria Pacifico. Walk further until you reach Old Town, where there is a pier that was put in recently. Go on water taxi trips to stunning beaches of Puerto Vallarta which only may be reached by boat.
You can also enjoy family shows at the outdoor amphitheater that is located by Our Lady of Guadalupe church and the plaza. The performances are free, and they are held every day. You will find merchants, artisans and street performers in this area Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon.