Coastal Wonders, Vital Puerto Vallarta AttractionsDive into teeming underwater reefs, alive with diverse sea life and colorful coral formations, hike the Siera Madres and capture vistas from atop the region's tallest peaks, and explore the historic sights that line the Riviera Nayarit coast. Grand Velas invites worldly travelers and adventure seekers to soak up the best of Puerto Vallarta, from the charming shops, galleries and landmarks of Old Town, to the enchanting natural wonders of the Marietas Islands.
Puerto Vallarta's Old Town
Explore historic landmarks and sights, charming cafes, art galleries and savor the nightlife and beauty of Old Town Vallarta. Known as the "zona romantica", Old Town offers something new to see, taste and discover around every corner.
Sierra Madre Mountains
The sprawling, legendary Sierra Madres are divided into the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental. Explore the wonders of this beautiful Mexican mountain range, with peaks reaching 6,000-12,000 feet.
Virgin de Guadalupe Church
The Virgin de Guadalupe Church or "Our Lady of Guadalupe Church" is one of the most famed attractions in Puerto Vallarta. Built in 1951, the landmark Puerto Vallarta church is a symbol of faith captured in brilliant architecture.
Huichol Indian Village
The traditional home of the Huichol Indians, one of Mexico's last surviving indigenous peoples, this beautiful and charming remote mountain village is home to some of the region's most incredible art and customs, and sprawling vistas.
With views of Banderas Bay, this lively golf, marina and waterpark complex, set along the beach, invites days of endless play. Tee off on championship courses, shop the boardwalk, or dine while gazing out at the Marina's famous lighthouse.
Las Marietas Islands
The Marietas Islands Marine Reserve is a beautiful bird sanctuary and a famed spot for scuba divers. Explore colorful reefs and canyons with deep drop-offs, windsurf off the coast, or snorkel and take in the underwater wildlife.