Puerto Vallarta Shore Excursions Offer Fun in the Mexican Sun

As your cruise to Puerto Vallarta pulls into port, you’ll realize that all the amazing things you’ve heard about this beautiful Mexican bay city is true, from its nickname as the “Friendliest City in the World” to its beautiful seaside promenade. The sophisticated and relaxed vibe of the town is reflected in each of the Puerto Vallarta shore excursions offered, ranging from day trips at exclusive beach resorts and luxury sailing trips to dolphin swims and scenic country drives.

Craving some beach time? Schedule Puerto Vallarta cruise excursions to enjoy a day luxuriating in the sun, sea and sand at an all-inclusive beach resort where you can relax on a chaise, wiggle your toes in powdery white sand, and sip cocktails as you please.

For a more active kind of luxury, plan a thrilling day of sailing in Banderas Bay with an experienced crew, where you can swim, snorkel, or just relax on deck. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphin, turtle and manta ray sightings. Discover a new-style adventure watersport, soaring above the water on a flyboard, complete with a jetpack.

Take a guided eco-tour to the Marietas Islands on a luxury catamaran that glides to Islas Marietas National Park, then explore the caverns, archways and hidden beaches as you paddle a kayak and learn about the marine life that surrounds the islands.  

Dolphin swim excursions are perfect family entertainment. When you book Puerto Vallarta shore excursions, you’re guaranteed to have a great day swimming with, feeding, and playing with these gentle marine creatures.

You can stroll the town and shop ‘til you drop on Puerto Vallarta shore excursions. Stroll along El Malecón, (Spanish for “esplanade along a waterfront,”) the heart and soul of the city. Explore the lovely pink-colored Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the main square, the sidewalk artists, beautiful statues along the way, and the lighthouse.

For a fabulous and fun time, schedule one of the most popular Puerto Vallarta shore excursions: A traditional Mexican fiesta held on the grounds of Hacienda Doña Engracia, Puerto Vallarta’s sole tequila producer. Enjoy the eye-popping traditional and colorful decorations, including piñatas. Take a guided tour of the distillery, learn how blue agave becomes Mexico’s signature spirit, and sample varieties of tequila.

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