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Puerto Vallarta: Rhythms of the Night Cruise & Dinner Show

1. Puerto Vallarta: Rhythms of the Night Cruise & Dinner Show

Embark on a Mesmerizing Journey by Rhythms of the Night Experience Your adventure begins with a cruise through the shimmering waters, bathed in the warm hues of the setting sun. Feel the gentle sea breeze and watch as the colors of the sky blend into a masterpiece of nature's artistry. As you approach Las Caletas, the anticipation of the night's wonders begins to build. As darkness descends, you'll find yourself surrounded by the soft glow of candlelight at an exquisite open-air dining setting. Indulge in a sumptuous dinner that tantalizes your taste buds and sets the stage for the immersive experience that lies ahead. Prepare to be captivated by a performance inspired by the ancient legend of the 5 suns which celebrates our spiritual connection to the animals and nature. As you sit beneath the starlit sky in an amphitheater nestled in the heart of the jungle, witness a breathtaking tale brought to life through music, dance, acrobatics and special light effects. Allow yourself to be swept away by the emotions and energy that flow through every movement and note. Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance as you relax under the twinkling stars. The jungle's chorus of sounds becomes the soundtrack to your evening, adding to the immersive experience. Feel a deep connection with nature as you revel in this unique and unforgettable setting. As the night draws to a close, take a moment to reflect on the extraordinary experiences you've encountered throughout the Rhythms of the Night journey. From the serene cruise and candlelit dinner to the awe-inspiring performance and the tranquility of the jungle, every element weaves together to create memories that will stay with you forever

Puerto Vallarta: Yelapa Falls Yacht Cruise All-Inclusive

2. Puerto Vallarta: Yelapa Falls Yacht Cruise All-Inclusive

Admire the picturesque coastal scenery, where dolphin encounters and humpback whale sightings (in winter) are common occurrences. Head over to Yelapa, which offers another incredible option for a scenic beach retreat. Nestled in a stunning natural cove, this tiny community is free of any roads and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. This tour gives you the opportunity to relax on Yelapa beach and explore the surrounding area, where stunning tropical wildlife and a hidden Yelapa waterfall lay just minutes from the shore. Yelapa is a charming coastal village south of Puerto Vallarta only accessible by boat. Yelapa Beach is famous for its white sand beach and sapphire water, ideal for snorkeling and playing. On this tour you’ll explore the charming village of Yalapa, swimming in the waterfalls, play on the white sand beaches, go snorkeling and enjoy the open bar and food onboard. Join us for an unforgettable experience and an amazing day out on the water.

Punta de Mita/Sayulita: Horseback Riding Tour

3. Punta de Mita/Sayulita: Horseback Riding Tour

Discover the natural landscapes around the Mexican countryside on this guided tour on horseback. Ride along beaches and through jungles, and discover charming towns like Higuera Blanca. Arrive at the beautiful ranch full of different animals like donkeys, ponies, macaws, roosters, water buffalo, deers, turkeys, and peacocks. Listen to a quick safety briefing before you meet your horse and get saddled up. Riding your horse, explore a typical Mexican Town. Go through the jungle and arrive at a breathtaking beach of Litibu where you will have the option to gallop. After the tour, enjoy a tequila tasting, and feel free to purchase lunch at a delicious Mexican restaurant. Finally, take a picture with the majestic "Soruyo", a bull that weighs over 1 ton before heading home.

Vallarta: Yelapa Waterfall & Majahuitas Snorkel Adventure

4. Vallarta: Yelapa Waterfall & Majahuitas Snorkel Adventure

Depart from Puerto Vallarta and set off on a boat cruise towards the tropical paradise coves of Yelapa and Majahuitas. Admire the picturesque coastal scenery, where dolphin encounters and humpback whale sightings (in winter) are common occurrences.  Make your first stop at the breathtaking shores of Majahuitas Cove. With its untouched sandy beach and crystal clear water, it's the perfect hideaway for a day of snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking with an expert guide. Accessible only by boat, Majahuitas Cove features spectacular marine wildlife protected from the human hustle and bustle of nearby Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy the opportunity to snorkel here with all equipment included by the crew. Then, head over to Yelapa, which offers another incredible option for a scenic beach retreat. Nestled in a stunning natural cove, this tiny community is free of any roads and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. This tour gives you the opportunity to relax on Yelapa beach and explore the surrounding area, where stunning tropical wildlife and a hidden Yelapa waterfall lay just minutes from the shore. Stroll through the charming fishing village to the cascading, Cola de Caballo waterfalls and jump into the refreshing water, or simply sit and enjoy the natural beauty. Browse through the native artisan handicrafts along the way, then kick back in the sun at Yelapa's expansive beach where the river streams into the ocean, surrounded by an incomparable green mountains landscape. Whether you hike to the waterfalls, snorkel, or bury your toes in the sand, you’ll be struck by the idyllic beauty of these tropical retreats. As you cruise back to Puerto Vallarta with an open bar and onboard fiesta, wrap up a perfect day with some great music, dancing, and unforgettable entertainment provided onboard.

Puerto Vallarta: Jorullo Bridge Guided ATV Tour with Tequila

5. Puerto Vallarta: Jorullo Bridge Guided ATV Tour with Tequila

Pass through the longest suspension bridge in the world on board of an ATV, driving through exciting dirt trails across the Sierra Madre Occidental contemplating the beautiful scenarios that surround the eco-park and enjoying the crystalline waters of a cascade.

Puerto Vallarta: Bay of Banderas Luxury Sunset Sailing Tour

6. Puerto Vallarta: Bay of Banderas Luxury Sunset Sailing Tour

Experience a sunset you won't soon forget aboard a luxury catamaran. Set sail on a luxury sunset tour around the coast of Puerto and Nuevo Vallarta. Head across the Bay of Banderas to glimpse an extraordinary sunset from the best angle possible. Relax with the highest level of comfort and a truly luxurious experience on the finest sailing vessels. The highly-trained and experienced crew will ensure a safe and memorable evening. Unwind with fine wine, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and an open bar. Take pictures and make memories to last a lifetime. This is the perfect sailing experience for couples and small groups looking to take in the Puerto Vallarta sunset in spectacular fashion.

Puerto Vallarta: Horse Riding Tour w/ Optional ATV & Zipline

7. Puerto Vallarta: Horse Riding Tour w/ Optional ATV & Zipline

Enjoy an action-packed day in the beautiful Mexican countryside with this horseback riding tour. Ride alongside the river, then dismount to walk up to a waterfall, crossing rope bridges and climbing steep steps. Stop by the tranquil waterfall and cool off with a dip in the river. Get back on your horse and head to a sloping hill where you can jog a little before riding home. A delicious meal will be waiting for you back at the ranch. Learn how to make traditional Mexican dishes. Enjoy fajitas or chicken with rich guacamole, salsa, handmade tortillas, beans, and rice.  If you want even more adventure, choose to ride an ATV through the jungle of Puerto Vallarta. Feel the power beneath you as you race along paths through the beautiful rainforest of the Sierra Madre. Or get up close to nature with a zip line tour through the jungle at an ecological park in Puerto Vallarta. Rancho Capomo is a unique place where you'll enjoy unparalleled adventure, flying between trees and over rivers on 13 zip lines.

Sayulita/Punta Mita: Zip Lines with Ocean View

8. Sayulita/Punta Mita: Zip Lines with Ocean View

Delight in the most magnificent views of all the canopy tours in the Puerto Vallarta region. See from the Pacific Ocean to the rainforest natural reserve in Punta de Mita as you embark on an impressive canopy tour involving 10 lines and a suspended bridge on the mountains of Higuera Blanca, Nayarit. The facilities have been built to the maximum safety standards, using two ropes in each zip line to guarantee your safety during the canopy tour. The professional guides will provide you with all the necessary equipment for the tour: waist to thigh harness, helmet, and gloves. Don’t be surprised if among the foliage you spot wild boars, deer, and even beautiful macaws — which the locals call guacamayas. Round off your thrilling adventure with a traditional tequila tasting. Pickup and drop-off from 6 pickup points in the region are included.

Puerto Vallarta: Canopy Tour with Zipline and Speedboat Ride

9. Puerto Vallarta: Canopy Tour with Zipline and Speedboat Ride

Let the thrill of your adventure tour begin, either by our Jungle vehicles or our Apex boats. If you are traveling on our Apex boats you will leave from the Puerto Vallarta marina or Paradise Village Marina on board our large speed boats known as an APEX boat. The boats are very comfortable and are built to glide on the water at speeds up to 40 mph - usually, you can’t even feel a ripple. As you jet across the bay you will be able to admire the beautiful views of Puerto Vallarta, the world-famous Los Arcos Islands, and Marine Preserve. You can also enjoy your adventure tour with our land-only transportation in our open-air jungle trucks or vans. Select one of our several pickup points in Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallarta. The canopy course you're about to tackle is Puerto Vallarta's original zipline circuit and has consistently been ranked by TripAdvisor reviewers as one of Puerto Vallarta’s Top Outdoor Activities. Los Veranos Canopy is now the largest zip line system in the world with 19 separate zip lines! Soar over thousands of feet of cable above the jungle and the Los Horcones River. From treetop to treetop, you will zip line the most incredible and highest lines. Dare to fly on our longest zip-line which is more than 1,800 feet long, above the mountains and the raging waters of the beautiful Horcones River below. You will walk between some of the platforms, giving you a chance to capture more vivid jungle landscapes from the ground up. Our highly trained zip-lining experts make safety a priority while still having fun. Our guides explain the layout of the canopy course and show you the top-of-the-line gear used, including our easy-to-use braking system. After the canopy, enjoy an optional lunch at our riverfront restaurant Los Veranos Café. Try our various accompanied with a fresh tropical drink (own expense). Celebrate sampling a variety of our tequila: Los Veranos Tequila and Los Arcos Tequila. You have this one opportunity to taste perfectly crafted tequilas some with unique flavors. Slide down our water slides and swim in the natural pools of the river, where kayaks and water toys are waiting for you (weather permitting). Relax on our golden sand-groomed river beach that captures the sun’s rays and offers a perfect toasty warm place to rest. Discover several exotic species such as marmoset monkeys, squirrel monkeys, toucans, boas, iguanas, and macaws in our fantastic rescued animal sanctuary. An excellent shore excursion with something fun for people of all ages, the perfect way to spend the day with friends or family, sharing a memorable canopy adventure.

Puerto Vallarta: Luxury Day Sailing Tour of Bay of Banderas

10. Puerto Vallarta: Luxury Day Sailing Tour of Bay of Banderas

Experience a unique sailing tour of the Vallarta coastline aboard a luxurious sailboat or catamaran. Designed for maximum comfort and maneuverability, the sailboats and sailing catamarans in the fleet give you a luxury-level atmosphere and are staffed by an expert crew. Escape the hustle and bustle of the nearby city and discover the region's peaceful waters and secret coves. Enjoy the chance to jump into the water yourself. Swim, snorkel, or paddleboard with complimentary equipment at some of Vallarta's most beautiful hotspots. You can even take the helm and try sailing for yourself!

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4.6
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Well organised, good value for money, super- friendly staff, a great hiking route. All in all it was a really great day out. Big thanks to Daniel for being our guide for the hike!

We have ziplined all over the world and this was by far the best experience. From the crew to the location to the amount of zip lines. Stellar!!! I would do it again.

This was a great activity made even better with the guides we had, Johnny and Mario! I would recommend it to anyone looking for a bit of adventure and fun,

It was great, you definitely will get muddy and dirty. Very exciting activity and the swim by the waterfall is just a cherry on top.

Staff was incredible! Full day of adventure and fun!! We loved Luis!!