Puerto Vallarta is a destination that draws people from all over the world for its tropical weather, relaxing beaches, and fun atmosphere. With beaches dotted all along the bay, a vibrant boardwalk, and plenty of fun restaurants and bars, Puerto Vallarta makes the perfect backdrop for your next girl’s trip! From relaxing spa retreats to adrenaline-filled adventures, this little Mexican gem has something for everyone. Here are six things you can’t miss experiencing on your next girls’ trip to the lovely Puerto Vallarta.
Enjoy a Beach… or Two!
You can’t visit Puerto Vallarta without appreciating the intoxicating blue water and soft sand beaches! What better way to spend time with your girls than to relax and let your worries slip away into the water? Grab a spot at the famous Playa Los Muertos or Playa Mismaloya, or opt for a quieter retreat at Conchas Chinas and enjoy soaking up rays.
Saddle up for an adventure and enjoy a horseback riding tour through the beautiful landscape of Puerto Vallarta. You’ll experience the area’s diverse terrain, including beautiful rolling hills, rolling rivers, and lush forests. It’s also the perfect opportunity for an epic view (and photo opp) of the city and expansive ocean!
Pro-tip: Skip the big-name tour companies and ask the vendors on the beach to find a horseback riding tour. I’m almost positive they’ll have you mounted with a margarita within 30 minutes.
Cook up a Good Time & Explore Malecón
Whether you and your girls are in the market for local shops for a handmade piece of jewelry, want to bar hop, or looking for some nightlife, Malecón is your spot! This boardwalk area is the perfect spot to eat, sip, and shop, all while enjoying the beautiful beach views.
Dolce Vida, An Italian restaurant that really allows you to “cook up a good time!”
Girls Day Spa Day
Is it even a girl’s trip without a spa involved?! Puerto Vallarta has a plethora of options for whatever your budget is for relaxation. There are small local massage shops where you can score a $20 massage or spend a couple hundred dollars and enjoy an entire spa experience at one of the resort spas. No matter your budget, you and your girls can enjoy a relaxing spa experience in Puerto Vallarta!
Puerto Vallarta is more than a beach area; it’s full of diverse terrain, making it the perfect spot for a bit of adventure. Just pick your adrenaline-junkie level: fast and furious ATV tours through the jungle, snorkeling through the beautiful ocean, searching for whales on a whale tour off the coast, or flying through the trees on a zipline. There are endless adventures right at your fingertips in this beautiful area and allows you to experience this beautiful part of the country in a whole new way.
Tequila tasting booze tour
Not only is Puerto Vallarta a popular beach destination, but it’s also in an area that produces some of the most significant amounts of agave in the world! This makes PV the ideal spot to sip and taste the spirit of Mexico, tequila! You and your girls will definitely have a fiesta when you book a tequila tasting. Or make it an afternoon outing and do a tequila and food pairing tour!
Puerto Vallarta has something for everyone on this girl’s adventure. You can relax and unwind by sipping a margarita, let your worries slip away with a delicious massage, or just enjoy the surf and sand under an umbrella. No matter what you and your girls are looking for on this trip, you’ll definitely leave here with memories to last, but that will make you want to come back for more. Happy travels, friend!