Marina Vallarta, the exclusive golden zone of Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful tourist destination located on the west coast of Mexico, in the state of Jalisco. It is known for its stunning beaches, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant nightlife. Of course, no trip would be complete without experiencing its maritime culture, and for that it is necessary to visit Marina Vallarta, a modern and planned urban area that is made up of a residential and commercial nautical subdivision, and a marina with 500 spaces for boats of all kinds.
Created in the 1990s as a product of the vision of José and Jorge Martínez Güitrón, from the Sidek- Situr company, Marina Vallarta was one of the triggers for the development and modernization of current Puerto Vallarta and has become one of its main tourist attractions.
Known for its elegant condominiums and residences, long beaches with calm waves, and a large marina, Marina Vallarta is like “a city within a city.” At the entrance of the subdivision, we are welcomed by the impressive sculpture of a whale and its calf and beyond is the area of hotels, from prestigious international chains, as well as beautiful residences, condominiums, and a championship golf course designed by Joe finger.
In the marina area there is a wide variety of shops, art galleries, a shopping centre, restaurants
and bars, where visitors can enjoy an afternoon of shopping, a fancy dinner or simply have a drink while enjoying a sunset. sunbathe or admire the hundreds of yachts, motorboats and tour boats that anchor at the private docks.
The gastronomy of Marina Vallarta is another of its great attractions since its restaurants combine traditional Mexican cuisine with international influences, offering a wide variety of culinary options for all tastes and budgets. From restaurants overlooking the sea to open-air bars, there are options for any occasion. Typical regional dishes such as tacos, fresh seafood and fish can be found in many of the local restaurants. In addition, there are also a large number of international restaurants offering Italian, French, Mediterranean, Japanese, American, etc. cuisine.
It also highlights its vibrant and exciting nightlife, with a variety of bars and clubs that offer live
music and entertainment shows. Another landmark in the area is an emblematic lighthouse that has a restaurant-bar in the upper part with a spectacular 360-degree view.
HOW TO GET TO MARINA VALLARTA
Marina Vallarta is located just 15 minutes north of downtown Puerto Vallarta and about 5 minutes from the Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport.
From Puerto Vallarta International Airport:
By Taxi: Taxis are available at the airport and are a quick and easy option to get to. Travel time is
about 10-15 minutes, depending on traffic.
By bus: You can take a public bus from the airport to Marina Vallarta. The bus stop is at the airportexit and the cost is cheap.
From downtown Puerto Vallarta:
By Taxi: Taxis are available throughout downtown Puerto Vallarta and are a quick option to get toMarina Vallarta. Travel time is about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic.
By bus: You can take a public bus that goes north of Puerto Vallarta and get off at the Marina
Vallarta stop. The cost is cheap.
If you have a car, you can get to Marina Vallarta through Francisco Medina Ascencio avenue that connects Puerto Vallarta with other nearby tourist destinations. Parking is also available at Marina Vallarta for those who wish to drive.