“If you want to know how much I love you, count all the waves in the sea...” ~ Anonymous
With its sunkissed beaches, jungle mountains, colonial heritage, and "Night of the Iguana" mystique, Puerto Vallarta is the perfect Mexico city for your destination wedding. Located around the aquamarine waters of the Pacific Ocean's Banderas Bay, the town offers wedding venues as diverse as jungle Haciendas, grand oceanfront five-star resorts, private beach villas, and hip eco-chic boutique hotels.
Nearby Punta Mita expands the options with upscale luxury resorts like The Four Seasons the the St Regis. Further north, the surf village of Sayulita offers a laid-back beach vibe with authentic Mexican character.
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With the lush mountains of the Sierra Madres on one side and the pristine beaches on the other, Puerto Vallarta offers brides and grooms a natural paradise! Bahia de Banderas is the second largest bay in the world, and its coastline offers romantic beaches and amazing sunsets - the perfect setting for your celebration. The ocean and mountains also offer so many activities for you and your guests - from swimming with dolphins and deep-sea fishing to atv rides through the jungle and mountain spa retreats complete with volcanic mud baths.
Puerto Vallarta also has a bustling city vibe! From shopping the street markets with all types of handicrafts to visiting the historic Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the main square, to walking along El Malecon, the ocean boardwalk that runs along the Pacific Ocean, your guests will have plenty of urban aactivity options. A vibrant nightlife and burgeoning food scene mean lots of fun for your wedding party's post-wedding outings in P.V.
From white linen service to street-side vendors, there is cusine for every palette and every budget in Puerto Vallarta. What about a traditional Mexican dinner with local favorites like birria (a spicy meat dish), pozole tapatio (a corn and meat soup) and of course tacos, to kick off your wedding weekend? Or consider a beach side seafood feast, with the freshest ceviche you'll ever find.
4. WEDDING VENUE OPTIONS
Throughout the area, there are all types of ceremony and reception options for your wedding. Looking for luxury? We love a oceanfront villa - either contemporary or in an old-world hacienda style - for the ultimate in privacy and style. Ask your planner for recommendations or check with local experts at Agave Villas Keeping it low-key? There are many boutique hotel options to create a beach wedding with rustic elegance.
Finding the right vendors, from your planner to your florist is the biggest challenge of planning a destination wedding! Since they will be responsible for designing one of the most important days in your life, it's crucial they can bring your vision to life. Fortunately, Puerto Vallarta is home to many destination wedding experts! Qualified and experienced wedding professionals abound, most of whom speak English. Some of our favorites? Planning and design teams at The Dazzling Details and Landa Weddings
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