A walkable neighborhood, South Hotel Zone is known for being relaxing and upscale, while offering convenient options for restaurants and bars. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. A stay at one of South Hotel Zone's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Puerto Vallarta area.
Sightseeing around South Hotel Zone
Browse the exhibits at Museum Rio Cuale or Galeria Olinala. You can buy tickets to live performances at Teatro Vallarta and Los Arcos Amphitheater. Malecon, Caballito, and Plaza de las Armas are some local landmarks. Be sure to get some family photos at Los Muertos Pier, Vallarta Adventures, and Aquaventuras Park Vallarta.
Shopping, swimming, and being pampered at a spa are just a few things to do in the area. Soak up some sun at Camarones Beach, Playa de los Muertos, and Garza Blanca Beach. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Los Arcos, El Eden, and El Cora Crocodile Sanctuary. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Plaza Principal, Plaza Lago Real Shopping Center, and La Cruz Sunday Market. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Cruise Ship Terminal, La Paloma Plaza de Toros, or Bay of Banderas.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens and Las Caletas Beach. La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, El Faro Lighthouse, and Marina Vallarta will also leave an impression.
Getting around South Hotel Zone
At 3.6 miles (5.9 km), Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.) is the closest major airport to South Hotel Zone.