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26 Best and Fun Things To Do In Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

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Nestled between the pristine Sierra de Vallejo and the tranquil Pacific Ocean, you’ll find this Mexican gem ideal for a relaxing and reviving holiday experience.

Each visitor to Nuevo Vallarta can be enchanted by a relaxing, pleasant, and entertaining escape thanks to excellent hospitality, comfort, and entertainment. The five-kilometer glorious shoreline of golden beaches in Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit offers a lively atmosphere. The azure-blue ocean and fine sands, as well as the variety of activities available, make for a wonderful, sunny day nobody can beat.

There is a variety of beach activities, scuba diving, golf, surfing, yoga, gym facilities, and sports courts available in Nuevo Vallarta for your enjoyment. You can also enjoy the sound of crashing waves and shimmering shore as you read a great book. The unbeatable climate in this area is simply too wonderful to resist. Explore the list below to find how you and your family can enjoy the best summer holiday you possibly can.

The 26 Most Popular Things To Do In Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

26. SkyDream Parks Gondola

4.5 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)


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Location: MPJ6+W5 Nuevo Nayarit Nay

25. Vidanta World Park

3.7 ★★★★☆ (3 reviews)

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Location: MPVJ+6P Las Jarretaderas Nay

24. Sea Turtle Sanctuary at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta

4.7 ★★★★★ (10 reviews)


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Location: Blvrd Riviera Nayarit #254 Nuevo Vallarta Nay

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23. Mirador Mar

4.9 ★★★★★ (14 reviews)


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Location: Nuevo Vallarta

22. Vip Transportation

4.7 ★★★★★ (14 reviews)

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Location: Calle Ingreso 246 Las Jarretaderas Jarretaderas Nuevo Vallarta Nay

Tel:  322-222-9719

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21. Playa El Salado

3.6 ★★★★☆ (18 reviews)


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20. Playa Los Tules

4.7 ★★★★★ (25 reviews)


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19. Las Glorias Beach

4.5 ★★★★★ (71 reviews)



18. Playa de Oro

4.4 ★★★★☆ (106 reviews)

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17. Sabal Playa Beach Club

4.6 ★★★★★ (121 reviews)


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Location: Paseo de los Cocoteros 114 A Flamingos Nuevo Vallarta Nay

Tel:  322-113-4806

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16. Playa Fibba

4.6 ★★★★★ (137 reviews)


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15. Butterfly Sanctuary Mariposario Jardin Magico

5.0 ★★★★★ (179 reviews)


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Location: C Golondrina 60 Campo Verde Puerto Vallarta Jal

Tel:  322-182-6678

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14. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta

4.7 ★★★★★ (292 reviews)


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Location: Blvd Francisco Medina Ascencio 5407 Las Juntas Jal

13. Rancho Grande Los Pinos

4.6 ★★★★★ (346 reviews)


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Location: Cam Viejo Al Valle km 5 Bucerias Nay

Tel:  322-140-7725

12. Kite Towers Nuevo Vallarta

4.6 ★★★★★ (517 reviews)


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Location: Paseo de los Cocoteros 35 Flamingos Nuevo Vallarta Nay

11. Flamingos Golf

4.5 ★★★★★ (919 reviews)

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Location: Carretera Tepic   Puerto Vallarta Km Bucerias Nay

Tel:  329-296-5006

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10. B Nayar Beach Club & Restaurant

4.5 ★★★★★ (952 reviews)


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Location: Puntilla 39a Cruz de Huanacaxtle Nay

Tel:  329-295-6273

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9. Fibba Nuevo Vallarta Club De Playa

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,033 reviews)


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Location: Paseo de los Cocoteros Flamingos Bucerias Nay

Tel:  322-297-0080

8. Splash Parque Acuatico Vallarta

4.3 ★★★★☆ (2,190 reviews)


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Location: Vallarta Jacarandas Nuevo Vallarta

Tel:  322-178-3284

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7. Dolphin Discovery Vallarta

4.4 ★★★★☆ (2,625 reviews)

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Location: Puerto Vallarta   Tepic Km 155 Nuevo Vallarta Nay

Tel:  800-727-5391

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6. Vallarta Adventures Dolphin Center

4.5 ★★★★★ (42 reviews)


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Location: Las Palmas #39 Nuevo Vallarta Nayaritz; ZC

Tel:  888-526-2238

5. Nuevo Vallarta Rivera Farmer’s Market

4.5 ★★★★★ (217 reviews)

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Location: 63735 Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit

Tel:  322-226-6761

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4. Playa Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta

4.6 ★★★★★ (547 reviews)


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3. El Cora Crocodile Sanctuary

4.6 ★★★★★ (593 reviews)

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Location: Bucerias Carretera Puerto Vallarta Tepic Bucerias Nuevo Vallarta Nay

Tel:  33-2109-1125

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2. Playa Nuevo Vallarta

4.6 ★★★★★ (865 reviews)

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Location: Paseo de los Cocoteros 1 Flamingos Las Jarretaderas Nay

1. Aquaventuras Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (2,807 reviews)


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Location: Carretera a Tepic Km 155 S N  200 lt 140 Bahia de Banderas 02108 Pueblo de Acoma Nuevo Vallarta Nay

Tel:  800-727-5391

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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