Gay Guide Vallarta
Gay Puerto Vallarta
Every year Puerto Vallarta seems to become more popular as a gay vacation spot. With a great climate, beautiful ocean bay, beaches, mountains and lush tropical jungle as the setting, Puerto Vallarta is a small city devoted to serving the visiting traveler. While retaining much of its old style Mexican charm, Vallarta has over the years built up the infrastructure of a modern resort community. Internet cafes, ATM machines, fine restaurants, excellent airport, modern medical services, drinkable water supply, and a safe, tolerant environment are now all part of the Vallarta scene. So visiting a tropical paradise doesn't have to be a choice between a modern but sterile place or the alternative of a quaint but primitive existence. Puerto Vallarta has all the quaintness, without compromising on any of the modern conveniences.
Whether you're just considering a vacation here, someone who has just visited once before, or a virtual resident who comes every winter for months at a time, you'll find plenty of useful information here. Vallarta now has over a dozen hotels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts that cater to our community, several different gay bars and gay clubs, a world famous gay beach, great gay trips on boats, special tours including evenings out at natural hot springs, and some great restaurants. The gay scene in Vallarta runs the gamut, from gay beach bums, to the A-list couples who winter here and entertain themselves and their friends in high style.
Vallarta is popular with all sorts of gay men and women from many places around the globe. Younger and older, European and from the Americas or Australia, the cosmopolitan mix is part of what makes this an exciting place to see and be seen. And in case you're worried that this means not meeting some beautiful Mexicans, rest assured that many "friends of Dorothy" from Vallarta and from the larger cities within Mexico, especially Guadalajara, also come here to relax on our famous beaches and grace our clubs at night.
Vallarta is in the tropics, on the Pacific Ocean side of Mexico, tucked into a mountainous coastal area. We're located on one of the largest, deepest, and most stunning natural bays in the world, Bahia de Banderas, which supports almost any form of water recreation imaginable. This bay is where the humpback whales come every winter, where dolphins nest year round, and deep sea fishing is excellent. The winds are great here for sailing. Surfing is good on the north coast of the bay. And it isn't overrun with development. Almost thirty miles of the bay's coast is completely inaccessible by road and therefore pristine and devoid of development. The mountains surrounding the bay are lush with tropical jungle, the beaches in some areas are framed by these mountains that come right down to the water's edge, and, best of all, none of it is ruined by pollution or any industrial ugliness. In Puerto Vallarta the air is clean, the sun shines without rain almost all winter long, and the sunsets - well, they're as spectacular as you could possibly ask for.
gayguide Vallarta - Your Online Info Resource
gayguide Vallarta is a comprehensive online guide for the gay or lesbian visitor. You'll find described here all the gay attractions, hotels, bars and discos, as well as other useful information for planning your visit. We concentrate on the gay angle missing in all the mainstream online guides for Puerto Vallarta. For a broader perspective on Puerto Vallarta we suggest VisitPuertoVallarta.com, which is jointly produced by our city's Tourism Board and the Convention and Visitors Bureau.
gayguide Vallarta also publishes the free gay map book found in all the best gay venues of Puerto Vallarta. The gayguide Vallarta website is supported by the advertisers of the gayguide Vallarta map and guidebook.
gayguide Vallarta is a publication and not a travel agency. We welcome gay and gay-friendly businesses in Vallarta to list their services in our directories for free. Premium listings, which include links, are available to advertisers. The site database includes a wide choice of accommodation offerings, most offered directly by the property owners and operators, others by booking agents who specialize in gay Vallarta or the area. You'll make your reservations directly with the agent, property owner or manager. Please mention when you book that you saw their listing in gayguide Vallarta. Only businesses known to be gay-friendly are listed.
The most popular performers of the new regional Mexican music such as Pancho Barraza, Julión Álvarez and Junior H lead the program of events and live music of the Fiestas de Mayo Puerto Vallarta 2023 Festival.more info
Don't miss your chance to dine at your favorite Puerto Vallarta restaurants - and save a bundle - during Vallarta Lifesytle's Restaurant Week 2023!more info
See nature in a new way. Photo friendly, 6-7 hour tour for 2 - 36 people in all weather. Includes private air contitioned transportation, vallarta botanical garden entrance, a welcome delightful refreshment, a guided curated experience with memories to last a lifetime, nature in abundance and an authentic mexican meal. $2,180 pesos per person.more info
Come and enjoy a breakfast on the beach, take advantage of this month of May $210 pesos per person, with an excellent view and the relaxing sounds of nature.more info
The legacy of Daiquiri Dick's on the Beach, a jewel of Puerto Vallarta for 50 years, has been energized and reinvented by Chris Diamond and chef Wayne Elias, restaurateurs and caterers in Los Angeles for three decades. This restaurant uses the freshest ingredients and an artistic touch to pamper the most demanding palates.more info
Book your outdoor adventure ahead and have an amazing time in Puerto Vallarta.more info
Join in the air conditioned comfort of Bar Frida 4.0 for daily specials, listed below. In addition, Everyday Special from 10 am - 2 pm is Bloody Mary/César or Mimosa's at $55 pesos!!! Get your cool on!more info
This restaurant is not like a other restaurants where you can just walk in at any time you'd like. Reservations are required and you have 3 seating times to choose from.more info
Come and try these delicious fajitas enjoying a beautiful view of the sea!more info
Enjoy the Daiquiris and Margaritas next to the river. They are perfect and refreshing on a hot day. Come take a little brake.more info
Remember that every day they have your happy hour from 1pm and until 5pm.
2 x 1 cocktails
Since 1986, Archie's Wok has been legendary for serving original cuisine influenced by the exotic flavors of Thailand, China and the Philippines.more info
Frida's Kitchen has been delighting its customers for more than 13 years with its unique cuisine in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta. Coming to this restaurant is always like being at home, you feel pampered and the fun never fails.more info
Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone, Trattoria Di Nuovo offers homemade pasta, seafood cooked to perfection, as well as a wide selection of Italian wines.more info
Everything on the bar at 2x1! Because CC´s makes sure you are satisfied with your alcohol.more info
Enjoy the the selection of drinks they have for you to make your hour extremely happy.more info
Now sealing home made bread and pastas for your home or special events.more info
"Our May special chiles rellenos all have a 15% discount until the end of May. Cheese, picadillo, and Nogada open from five to ten."more info
"Puerto Vallartas fabulous restaurants are putting their best out there in the coming weeks and so are we!
We hope to welcome you for dinner."
Nestled in the heart of Emiliano Zapata neighborhood, Di Vino Dante features a variety of wines with an emphasis on Mexican and lesser-known Latin American blends, along with a creative choice of tapas, cheese and meat platters.more info
Every year, from summer to fall, you can participate in the release of hundreds of turtle hatchlings.more info
Bringing to their platform's some of the hottest queens in town. You may have seen them here and there but never like you will here at La Noche!more info
Don't miss one of the best night shows in Puerto Vallarta. The Delta queens will blow your mind.more info
Enjoy great drinks and cool A.C. for a great night. Get the party started with their great deal. National Beers and House Drinks at $30 pesos.more info
River Café is a beautiful Puerto Vallarta restaurant, located on Rio Cuale Island. Its sophisticated dishes seek to delight even the most demanding palate. A wide variety of cocktails and labels of Mexican and international wines complement the menu.more info
Los Altos Unit E7 - PENTHOUSE
Aurora Del Sol - PENTHOUSE
Available from May 1st to October 31st.
Enjoy their open air and three floors of space. Also their delicious drinks and their friendly staff.more info