Local author Madeline Milne reveals her insider tips for experiencing the best of Puerto Vallarta's beaches, culture and more in this first edition guide to the second-most popular destination in Mexico
Towering mountains and turquoise sea, street food and cutting-edge cuisine, old-world vibes and world-class luxury: Explore a tropical paradise full of surprises with Moon Puerto Vallarta. Inside you'll find:
Flexible itineraries for spending time in Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay North, Sayulita and the Riviera Nayarit and Costa AlegreStrategic advice for outdoor adventurers, beach bums, surfers, wellness travellers, culture mavens and moreMust-see highlights and unique experiences: Relax on soft beaches and take a dip in warm waters, go standup paddleboarding, or hike through the lush jungle. Discover quiet coves for snorkelling, spot humpback whales and sea turtles, or take a surfing lesson. Enjoy tacos from a street vendor, feast on Mexican delicacies at a waterfront restaurant, or drop anchor and grill your freshly-caught fish in a palapa. Shop from local artists along the winding cobblestone streets, or spend a day volunteering at a turtle rescue camp. Visit a tequila distillery, sample local raicilla, and dance to cumbia along the famed MaleconHow to experience Puerto Vallarta like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, avoid crowds, and respectfully engage with the cultureExpert insight from local author Madeline Milne on where to eat, how to get around, and where to stayFull-colour photos and detailed maps throughoutReliable background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and history, as well as common customs and etiquetteHandy tools including a Spanish phrasebook, packing suggestions, and travel tips for families with kids, seniors, travellers with disabilities, and LGBTQ travellersWith Moon Puerto Vallarta's practical tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.