First Time In Vallarta? Here Are The Top 5 Things To Do

Paul MayerTop Picks of Vallarta

If you’re new to Puerto Vallarta, you might find it a bit overwhelming at first! It can be hard to know where to look sometimes. And with so many amazing activities, foods, drinks, and places to try, there’s potential for a new adventure around every corner.  Here is our Top 5 list of best things to do in Puerto Vallarta …

Best Things To Do In Puerto Vallarta in The Summer Months

Best Things To Do In Puerto Vallarta During The Summer Months

Paul MayerThings to Do in Vallarta

Let’s face it: it’s hot and humid in nearly any beach town in the summertime, and Puerto Vallarta is no exception. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a really great time here, and between the lighter crowds and awesome travel deals that are available during the summer season, it might actually become your favorite time of year to visit …

dining tables overlooking a pier

39 Best Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta 2024

Shawn OlaughlinBest Food in Vallarta, Blog, Restaurants

At Vallarta Food Tours, we guide you to the best authentic Mexican food and street tacos in town. And in this post, we’re sharing with you the 39 best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, for fine dining, with brilliant and creative chefs, who represent the very best of international gourmet cuisine in Puerto Vallarta.   We have chosen the best restaurants in …

Pairing Tacos and Wine


Pairing tacos and wine is not easy. There are several styles of tacos and dozens of different salsas and fillings, so the room for error when trying to create the perfect taco and wine pairing is enormous.  To help us out, we asked our favorite wine gals from Uncork Mexico, to tell us their three favorite fail-proof pairings. Here’s what …


Puerto Vallarta – A Corona Virus Update

Shawn OlaughlinBlog

Update for November 2020 With Corona Virus cases surging to new heights in the United States, and Europe going into lockdown, Mexico still remains open to International travelers. As snow and frigid temperatures arrive in the Northern Latitudes, many folks are planning their winter get-away to Puerto Vallarta.  This article is intended to give you all a quick update on …

a swimming pool a palm tree on the blue pacific ocean

Puerto Vallarta Weather- Best Time to Visit

Shawn OlaughlinBlog

Are you planning a trip to Puerto Vallarta and wondering when is the best time to visit?  We offer you some local insights on the four seasons and the best weather for visiting Puerto Vallarta. Vallarta’s Best Weather- November through April Vallarta enjoys perfect weather in the winter and early spring months. Consistently sunny and clear skies are the norm during this …

two glasses of white wine with red roses infront

Top Restaurants to Wine and Dine Your Valentine

Shawn OlaughlinBlog

We have chosen our favorite gourmet restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, with the most romantic settings, for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day dinner celebration. You will need a reservation for these fine dining venues. Here they are: Cafe de Artistes Chef and owner, Thierry Blouet, has brought French gourmet to Vallarta for almost thirty years. Wonderfully creative in his blend of French …

Asian chef cooking on a grill.

Puerto Vallarta’s Top New Restaurants-2020

Shawn OlaughlinBest Food in Vallarta, Blog, Restaurants, Travel Tips

We are excited to showcase some of Puerto Vallarta’s new restaurants for 2020. These are the new trendy hot spots for dining in Vallarta. Provecho! D’Cortes Chef Polo Cortes has created a unique dining experience that everyone is raving about. After twenty years of cooking in gourmet restaurants in France, Germany, Spain, Costa Rica, and Mexico, Chef Cortes, opened his …