Puerto Vallarta

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A city of west-central Mexico on the Pacific Ocean west of Guadalajara. It is a popular coastal resort. The 2010 census reported Puerto Vallarta's population as 255,725 making it the sixth-largest city in the state of Jalisco. The City of Puerto Vallarta is the government seat of the Municipality of Puerto Vallarta which comprises the city as well as population centers outside of the city extending from Boca de Tomatlán to the Nayarit border (the Ameca River).

Many longtime lovers of the tropics know Puerto Vallarta as much more than a beautiful beach: It’s simply one of the loveliest spots in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta lies at the inner recess of the Bay of Banderas and the lanes of old town run right up to the vine-hung foothills of the Sierra Cuale.

How to get to Puerto Vallarta
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) is located just north of the city. The airport is served by local airlines and by numerous US airlines as well.

Weather
Puerto Vallarta is blessed with tropical climate. The temperature and humidity are almost constant all year round and there are two seasons: wet and dry. The average daily maximum temperature is 86 F, while the average minimum temperature is 70 F. Humidity averages 75% almost every day.
The rainy season lasts from mid-June to mid-October and most of the rain falls between July and September. Hurricanes seldom strike Puerto Vallarta although there have been such occurrences.

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