Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta — Flanked by jungle-covered slopes and fronted by the Bay of Banderas, colorful Puerto Vallarta – PV to the locals – has a romantic past (Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams was filmed here) and a reputation as one of Mexico’s most fabled resort towns.

Why Go

For an enchanting colonial town fronting beautiful Pacific Coast beaches that’s an easy and affordable escape.

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The Best Affordable All-Inclusives in Mexico

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Deal Alert: Puerto Vallarta Hotels from $61 in August & September

August 03, 2015 by Kristine Hansen

As summer comes to its last few weeks, Puerto Vallarta is entering its low season. This, of course, means great hotel deals. In particular, now through ... Read More »

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As the star of Food Network’s Chopped, and former judge on Bravo’s Top Chef, Ted Allen can eat. And eat. And eat. But when he’s not eating, or jamming out to ... Read More »

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Top 10 Quick Beach Getaways

August 01, 2012 by Becca Bergman and Jennifer Bernstein

We’ve picked 10 choice beach spots that are serviced by short, direct flights from the east or west coasts, so you can be on the sand by lunchtime. Hurricanes ... Read More »

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