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Joyas Ocultas en Puerto Vallarta

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¿Buscas sacar el mayor provecho posible en tus vacaciones? ¿Eres un apasionado de la naturaleza?  Aquí te dejamos una lista de joyas ocultas para visitar en Puerto Vallarta que te dejaran con la boca abierta.

mahauitas

Mahauitas

Majahuitas es una diminuta playa secreta  en donde lo único que hay para hacer es desconectar por completo de todo y gozar la belleza natural. Además, esta playa es también una de las más hermosas de la zona. Solo puedes acceder a ella por mar, por lo que tomar un tour es una buena opción. Es ideal para un viaje en kayak o snorkel, para disfrutar del sol, la playa y la música. Podrás pasear por las playas vírgenes rodeadas de palmeras y, si tienes suerte, podrás ver tortugas marinas, delfines, mantarrayas y ballenas jorobadas.

Madagascar

Madagascar

Ubicada en la Costa Sur de Puerto Vallarta,  una playa de arenas finas color blanco y aguas cristalinas con tonalidades azules y verdes. Se distingue por las piedras gigantes que la enmarcan y le añaden un toque exótico y aislado. Su belleza te sorprenderá. Esta playa es ideal para relajarse y disfrutar de los paisajes naturales vírgenes más impresionantes en Vallarta. Como Madagascar es una playa a la que solamente se puede acceder por mar (mediante un taxi acuático) o a través de una breve caminata por la selva que inicia en la desembocadura del Río Los Horcones, se recomienda llevar agua, snacks y todo lo necesario para disfrutar al máximo.

Cacadas

Caminata a las Cascadas de Yelapa

Visitar pueblos cercanos es una de las mejores cosas que hacer en Puerto Vallarta para ver más de la cultura local. Yelapa se ha convertido en un destino favorito para lugareños y visitantes que desean escapar de la ciudad. Este pequeño poblado tiene dos cascadas: una en el pueblo y otra más en la jungla; ambas opciones son senderos de fácil acceso. Primero, te recomendamos empezar el día con haciendo senderismo por el lugar; después, puedes pasar el rato en un club de playa local, probar el famoso pastel de la ciudad y, para finalizar, comprar recuerdos de este magnifico pueblo.

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Jardín botánico

Un oasis creado por manos comprometidas con cuidar el entorno natural de Puerto Vallarta y su biodiversidad. El Jardín Botánico de Vallarta tiene aproximadamente 24 hectáreas, hogar de más de 200 especies de aves, colecciones de robles, agaves, palmas silvestres, bromelias y el misterio de la selva. Además, cuenta con una reserva natural, un museo y un restaurante por lo que tu visita a este paraíso natural sera de lo más completa.

De igual manera, aquí te dejamos la página oficial de Puerto Vallarta para que puedas checar más actividades y no te pierdas de nada.

Sacale aún más provecho a tus vacaciones en Puerto Vallarta

Para poder hacer de tus vacaciones una experiencia aún más completa, aprovecha de nuestra super promoción de verano: Breakfast is on us!

En todas tus reservaciones directas con nosotros, añadiremos un desayuno complementarío por noche por persona. Podrás disfrutar de todo el sabor local ¡totalmente gratis! Solo tendrás que reservar y viajar entre  julio, agosto y semptiembre 2022.

También te puede interesar este artículo sobre las 3 mejores playas en Puerto Vallarta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hidden Gems in Puerto Vallarta

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Are you looking to get the most out of your vacation? Are you passionate about nature? Here we leave you a list of hidden gems to visit in Puerto Vallarta that will leave you speechless.

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Majahuitas

Majahuitas is a tiny secret beach where the only thing to do is completely disconnect from everything and enjoy the natural beauty. In addition, this beach is also one of the most beautiful in the area. You can only access it by sea, so taking a tour is a good option. It is ideal for a kayak or snorkel trip, to enjoy the sun, the beach, and the music. You will be able to walk along the virgin beaches surrounded by palm trees and, if you are lucky, you will be able to see sea turtles, dolphins, manta rays, and humpback whales.

Madagascar

Madagascar

Located on the South Coast of Puerto Vallarta, a beach with fine white sand and crystal clear waters with shades of blue and green. It is distinguished by the giant stones that frame it and add an exotic and isolated touch. Madagascar’s beauty will surprise you. This beach is ideal for relaxing and enjoying Vallarta’s most impressive virgin natural landscapes. Is a beach that can only be accessed by sea (by water taxi) or through a short walk through the jungle that begins at the mouth of the Los Horcones River, it is recommended to bring water, snacks, and everything you need to enjoy to the fullest.

Cascadas

Hike the Yelapa Waterfalls

Visiting nearby towns is one of the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta to see more of the local culture. Yelapa has become a favorite destination for locals and visitors who want to escape the city. This small town has two waterfalls: one in the town and another one in the jungle; both options are easy to access trails. First, we recommend you start the day by hiking around the place; Afterward, you can hang out at a local beach club, try the town’s famous cake, and finally shop for souvenirs from this magnificent town.

Jardin Botánico

Botanical Garden

An oasis created by hands committed to caring for the natural environment of Puerto Vallarta and its biodiversity. The Vallarta Botanical Garden is approximately 24 hectares, home to more than 200 species of birds, collections of oaks, agaves, wild palms, bromeliads, and the mystery of the jungle. In addition, it has a nature reserve, a museum and a restaurant so your visit to this natural paradise will be as complete as possible.

Here we leave you the official page of Puerto Vallarta so you can check more activities and do not miss anything.

Get even more out of your vacation in Puerto Vallarta

We want to make your vacation an even more complete experience! Take advantage of our super summer promotion: Breakfast is on us!

Complementary breakfast in all your direct reservations per night per person. Come and enjoy all the local flavor! You will only have to book and travel between July, August and September 2022.

You may also be interested in this article about the 3 best beaches in Puerto Vallarta.

 

 

Plan your Romantic Getaway in Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta is the perfect destination to give you that romantic getaway you need with that special person. In this small city, natural beauty, art, culture, and outstanding hospitality are combined. Here we leave you our best tips so that you can turn your vacation into an unforgettable me.

Cena romántica

Romantic dinner

Being a place with cultural diversity due to the number of inhabitants it receives, Vallarta has a wide variety of restaurants and establishments to satisfy all types of palates.

Choose a restaurant that suits your tastes and enjoy the sunset on the beach accompanied by delicious food, truly unforgettable!

masaje en pareja

Couples massages

The perfect plan! Take some time to relax as a couple and enjoy yourself to the fullest. Get rid of all the tension, schedule a couple’s massage to relax, and get rid of all the accumulated stress of your day-to-day.

Tip: Accompany your massage with a glass of wine and some chocolate-covered strawberries. You’ll love it!

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Picnic on the beach

The simplest is the most beautiful! Bring a blanket, choose a beach and grab some snacks at any of our local shops and markets. We promise that you will not regret it.

Visit the island love

It is a protected natural area, where its waters reach a turquoise blue tone and its white sand will leave you speechless.

Be sure to visit this hidden paradise!

Make your romantic getaway a complete experience

Come meet Pinnacle Resorts 179, our newest community. Also, it is for Adults Only. 179 offers a chic hotel-style concept with all the comforts and everything you need for an unforgettable luxury vacation. At Pinnacle we have a spa so you can schedule your massage without leaving the comfort of our facilities.

In addition, our Concierge (available 24/7) will be there for you and will help you make reservations at your favorite restaurant, on the tour you choose and will provide you with the necessary information so that you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

Here we leave you an article that may interest you with our recommendations of restaurants where to eat. Also, you can visit the Rivera Nayarit page to find out about the latest updates on the island of love.


	

Vacations in Puerto Vallarta during hurricane season?

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If you are thinking of traveling to Puerto Vallarta or you have already booked your reservation and you are worried about the weather, don’t worry, we are here to tell you that not all is lost.

It’s well known that the rainy and hurricane season begins in Puerto Vallarta in June but this doesn’t have to spoil your plans, since Puerto Vallarta is not facing the open sea, but is located inside Bahía de banderas, the city rarely receives the full impact of these tropical phenomenon, nothing more than a cloudy sky and a few drizzles; Furthermore, these phenomenon frequently goes back to the sea, leaving this little paradise intact.

What is our recommendation?

Mornings are usually the perfect time to enjoy the sun, go to the beach and do outdoor activities. As the day progresses and after having enjoyed the points of interest that the beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta offers, you can relax on the terrace of your balcony, have a cocktail and enjoy magical sunsets, as the clouds become canvases when they are touched by the last rays of sun, a true work of art.

If that’s not enough for you, here are 3 reasons to visit Puerto Vallarta this summer

  1. With the arrival of the rainy season, the vibrant colors and tropical foliage stand out, the areas that look dry and sad in winter season come to life, the hills of the Sierra Madre are painted with an intense green as well as the islands and the parks, showing off the exquisite natural wealth of the area.
  2. It is an excellent season to find promotions and discounts such as our summer rate or our breakfast included promotion where if you book directly with us, during your stay from July 1 to September 30, breakfast is on us!
  3. If you are one of those who enter the sea one step forward and two steps back because the water is cold, that will not happen to you this season because the water temperature in the bay is 29 ° Celsius (average).

Summer is one of the best times to take a trip to the beach because of the summer rates, the intense green foliage and crystal clear waters, belive us your photos will be more instagrammable than ever.

Every summer has its story, what are you waiting for to write yours? Book your reservation at Pinnacle Resorts, we will be delighted to welcome you. You can book through our website https://pinnacleresortspv.com/reservations/, by phone 1-855-202-2236 or by sending an email to reservations@pinnacleresortspv.com

A Perfectly Pinnacle Mother’s Day in Puerto Vallarta

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Whether you are celebrating Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9th, or Monday, May 10th (Mother’s Day in Mexico), our Pinnacle Resorts Concierge Team has come up with the perfect way to spoil mom. Here is our itinerary for a perfectly Pinnacle Mother’s Day in Puerto Vallarta.

An Inspired Workout

With a gorgeous view over the ocean, start Mother’s Day off with an energizing workout in the fully equipped Signature Gym.

Brunch at River Café

River Café, with a lovely location set on the Rio Cuale River within easy walking distance of Pinnacle Resorts, is serving a traditional Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday and Monday from 8 am to 1:30 pm. Adults are $250 pesos/person and children between 6 and 11 are $150 pesos/person.

Soak Up Some Sun

Each one of our resorts, Pinnacle 179,  Pinnacle 180, and Pinnacle 220, offers a gorgeous pool with breathtaking views and comfortable loungers, for a perfectly relaxing Mother’s Day in Mexico.

Pampering at The Day Spa by Pinnacle

Give mom the gift of looking and feeling her best with a luxurious treatment at our spa. Choose from a menu of massages, body treatments, facials, and nail services.

Sunset Cocktails

All our lounges – Signature Lounge, Residences Sky Bar, and Chictini – host our famous Pinnacle Happy Hour in the evenings, timed and located perfectly to catch a stunning Puerto Vallarta sunset.

Dinner in the Romantic Zone

With a prime location in the heart of the Puerto Vallarta Romantic Zone, our properties are literally a stroll away from dozens of the best restaurants in the city. Our recommendations to treat mom to a delicious dinner include: Azafrán, El Dorado, Kaiser Maximilian, La Palapa, and The Grill at CK, all within walking distance from your vacation rental. Talk to your Pinnacle Resorts Concierge for reservations.

To all the moms staying with us and to all the wonderful moms on our Pinnacle Resorts team, we wish you a very Happy Mother’s Day.

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Pinnacle Picks: Makal Restaurant

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One of the things guests love about Pinnacle Resorts is that their luxury Romantic Zone vacation rental is perfectly located within easy walking distance to some of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. A recent addition to our neighborhood has been making a colorful splash on Puerto Vallarta’s already impressive culinary offer – Makal.

Located on Basilio Badillo, this charming eatery serves contemporary Mexican cuisine that is both delicious and creatively plated. Lead by Chef Israel Plascencia, who is always focused on fresh local ingredients, Makal is the ideal choice for those looking to explore a more Haute approach to Mexican food, that still plays true to the rich flavors and tradition of local cuisine. Complementing the food is a well-considered menu of cocktails, craft beers, and an excellent wine list.

The dining room – a hybrid of indoor/outdoor seating with a large front wall of sliding windows that open entirely – is a mix of downtown chic with polished cement tables and an eclectic collection of seating but with an updated Mexican vibe including beautifully tiled walls and vibrant hand-painted murals.

Service is attentive and friendly, with bilingual servers making you feel welcome from start to finish, who are knowledgeable about each dish on the menu, including changing daily specials that take advantage of the freshest offers from the daily markets.

If you are looking for a cool and unique dining experience in Puerto Vallarta, Makal is a fantastic option. Open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday, from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am, you can make a reservation at 322 354 9878, via OpenTable, or with your Resorts by Pinnacle Concierge.

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Trip Tips: How to Access Travel Money in Puerto Vallarta

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Banking and accessing funds are always on the minds of any traveler, but luckily for guests at Pinnacle Resorts, managing spending money for your Puerto Vallarta vacation is easy while you’re enjoying your stay. We have a few “Trip Tips” to help you with some of the practicalities of your travel planning.

  • It wasn’t so many years ago that most restaurants in Puerto Vallarta did not accept credit cards, but our little city by the sea has become much more tech-savvy recently. In most restaurants, you can pay by Visa or Mastercard, some may accept American Express, and rarely will they take Diner’s Club, so be prepared with some backup options.  But also have some cash on hand, as it is still common practice for casual eateries, taco stands, and some family-owned eateries to only accept cash payments.
  • Most stores and restaurants will accept USD in place of Mexican pesos. The Canadian dollar is not a widely accepted currency in our city but can be exchanged for pesos at any of the numerous money exchange offices in the city.
  • Many visitors to Puerto Vallarta find using their debit card at local ATMs to be the simplest way to access cash during their visit and several machines do offer USD as a withdrawal option if that is your preference. One thing to note, the ATM conversion rate will always be less advantageous than your bank’s rate. Bank machines function in English and Spanish, so you can simply decline the “Do you accept this rate?” prompt and the machine will still dispense your desired amount using your bank’s exchange rate.
  • Traveler’s checks are not accepted in Puerto Vallarta.

Traveling to Puerto Vallarta has never been easier or more visitor-friendly, and your Pinnacle Resorts Concierge is here to help make your visit to our city and your stay in our luxury vacation rentals in the Puerto Vallarta Romantic Zone incredible.

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Pinnacle Resorts Welcomes Tintoque to the Neighborhood

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An award-winning Puerto Vallarta restaurant has recently located from its original location in Marina Vallarta to our Romantic Zone neighborhood, and it is a gastronomic adventure that you will want to add to your vacation itinerary.

Chef Joel Ornelas brings his unique touch and vision to update traditional Mexican cuisine with a particular focus on Pacific Coast ingredients and inspiration. His vanguard approach to Mexican tradition and flavors won Tintoque a place in the 120 Best Restaurants in Mexico in Guía de México Gastronómico 2021 published by Culinaria Mexicana, among only four other restaurants in the city to win such a prestigious culinary distinction.

Truly the driving force behind the concept of Tintoque, young Chef Joel Ornelas has a particular love of our Pacific Coastal cuisine as a Vallarta local who has apprenticed and worked in numerous renowned restaurants in Mexico City, England, and Spain, to hone his craft before returning home to create Tintoque. A beautifully presented menu has options for vegetarians as well as seafood and meat lovers, and changing daily specials take advantage of the best and freshest produce and ingredients purchased each morning from local markets. Each dish tells a story, both on the plate and on the palate, with incredible bursts of color and flavor that you will want to photograph and share before savoring.

One of the reasons Pinnacle Resorts has become a top choice for visitors seeking luxury vacation rentals in the Romantic Zone is that our location is within easy access to some of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, and we are very happy to welcome Tintoque to the neighborhood. Talk to your Pinnacle Resorts Concierge for reservations and enjoy!

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The Clean Beaches of Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta is one of the leading beach resort destinations in Mexico for many reasons – a wonderful climate, tours and activities, an incredible culinary scene, and a warm and welcome local population, among many others. But did you know that Puerto Vallarta has the cleanest beaches in Mexico with the largest number of Blue Flag Certified Beaches found here on our shores?

Blue Flag Certification is a recognition granted by the European Foundation for Environmental Education to beaches and marinas that meet an established criterion of quality, safety, education, and environmental information. Mexico has been participating in this international system of clean beach evaluations since 2012 under the organization of Pronatura, an environmental organization that strives to conserve marine and other natural ecosystems.

Around the world, there are 49 countries with Blue Flag beaches and Mexico has won 20 certifications, with 8 of those beaches located in Puerto Vallarta. To qualify, beaches are strictly judged under 33 criteria which fall under 4 categories: Environment Education & Information, Water Quality, Environmental Management & Conservation, and Safety & Services.

All the 8 Blue Flag Certified beaches in Puerto Vallarta are located within easy visiting distance from Pinnacle Resorts: Palmares, Camarones, Playa de Oro, Amapas, Conchas Chinas I, Conchas Chinas II, Garza Blanca, and the Hotel Zone. Talk to your Pinnacle Resorts Concierge for walking directions or fast and easy transportation to any of these clean local beaches and don’t forget your sunscreen!

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