6 days in Puerto Vallarta, Barra de Navidad & Manzanillo Itinerary

6 days in Puerto Vallarta, Barra de Navidad & Manzanillo Itinerary

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Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
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Barra de Navidad
— 1 night
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Manzanillo
— 2 nights

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Puerto Vallarta

— 2 nights
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stop by El Centro and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico. On your second day here, head off the coast to Isla Cuale, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barra de Navidad.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Barra de Navidad

— 1 night
Barra de Navidad is a small town located on the western coastline of the Mexican state of Jalisco.The town of Barra de Navidad (Christmas Sandbar) with a population of 7000+ is a small farming and fishing community located on the east end of the Bahía de Navidad, 60 km north of Manzanillo. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cuastecomates Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Melaque.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barra de Navidad tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Puerto Vallarta to Barra de Navidad in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manzanillo.

Things to do in Barra de Navidad

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Manzanillo

— 2 nights
Manzanillo is a city, seat of Manzanillo Municipality, in the Mexican state of Colima. Step out of the city life by going to Barra Navidad and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa La Boquita and Centro Historico. There's more to do: play a few rounds at Isla Navidad Golf Course and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by car from Barra de Navidad to Manzanillo takes an hour. In March in Manzanillo, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manzanillo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife