Puerto Vallarta is a resort destination on Mexico’s Pacific coast, in Jalisco state. It is known for its beaches, water sports and nightlife scene. Nayarit is the state north of Jalisco, and home to areas such as Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerías, La Cruz, Sayulita, San Pancho and of course, Punta Mita.
These classy neighborhoods on the stunning coastal highway leading south from Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone have long since been considered among Puerto Vallarta’s most charming and exclusive communities, peppered with villas, luxury condos and high-end hotels.
Real Estate in Downtown - Gringo Gulch Downtown or “el Centro” is generally classified as the area flanking the beautiful Malecon boardwalk and includes the famous Gringo Gulch neighborhood made famous by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and the properties adorning the mountainside.
Puerto Vallarta’s Hotel Zone has transformed over the last couple of years and is now Puerto Vallarta’s most up and coming area for dining and evening entertainment. It is also perfectly located within easy reach of Downtown and the Malecon as well as the Marina area, while boasting shopping malls, banks and many other conveniences.
Enveloping the Marina Vallarta Golf Club and flanking the ocean, Puerto Vallarta’s Marina neighborhood is an exclusive area that is home to luxury resorts, upscale apartments and single family homes as well as hundreds of luxury yachts, restaurants and boutique stores.
The quaint and captivating towns of Mismaloya and Boca de Tomatlán can be found on the highway leading south from Puerto Vallarta. Steeped in charm and history, these communities are also gateways to some of the most beautiful beaches and coves on Banderas Bay.
Pitillal is a large bustling neighborhood with a distinctly local feel situated to the east of the city. With its own traditional Mexican town square, thriving commercial center and quaint personality, Pitillal is a town in its own right that has been absorbed over the years by the municipality of Puerto Vallarta.
The Romantic Zone, or Old Town as it is often called, is a hub of excitement, color and culture with an authentic Mexican Vibe. From the Cuale River where the main road and pedestrian bridges cross from the Malecon to the end of Los Muerto Beach, the Romantic Zone is characterized for its lively and friendly atmosphere.