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Puerto Vallarta is a small town within big city limits on Mexico’s west coast. Tourists travel here from all over the world to go diving and deep-sea fishing, but there's something on offer for everyone – families, spring breakers, and LGBTQ+ travelers included. Vallarta is a very accepting place.
Take a walk down the Malecón (promenade) at sunset and you’ll get to know Puerto Vallarta and all of its colorful and creative residents: expats, locals, artists and artisans. Beach days can be followed by evenings out in the area’s many restaurants and bars; take a boat ride to the nearby marine parks; or learn to make your own mole. You won’t have trouble filling your time in this buzzy resort town.
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