Within Banderas Bay, so swimming is good for strongish swimmers.
Some fun waves during the right conditions
Wide open dirt and cobblestone roads in town, but lots of rough patches
Fishing out of La Cruz, Punta de Mita, and several Puerto Vallarta venues.
Excellent long walks on the beach, in town
Closest golf in Los Flamingos; private courses in Punta Mita; several more great courses in Vallarta
Marinas in La Cruz and Marina Vallarta; public cruises out of Nuevo Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta
Facilities in nearby La Cruz; private charters out of Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta
For a small community there are surprisingly good restaurants in all price ranges
Thursday artwalk every other week in high season; a few galleries
Bars and clubs offer live music, mostly in high season
Great place to kick back with a book; a few book stores and used book stores in the area
Small super-minis abound; closest big supermarket is Mega, in Flamingos area
Lots of towns and beaches and sites to visit in vicinity
Small shops and stands sell crafts from the region.
Not too shabby
Great birding in San Blas, about two hours north
Close behind town
Beautiful, clean beaches and vast vistas of water
Beautiful beaches for miles
Rough on the outside, but charming once you get up close and personal
Lots of older couples, some young singles
Great haven for snowbirds
Ding dang diddly hot and humid in summertime.
Lots of English speakers in high season
Opportunities to interact with the local community if you seek them out.
Thirty minutes away near Marina Vallarta
Lots of vacation rentals and homes for sale; great deals in low season
Camping on the beach is allowed if you keep a low profile
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