Did you know that Puerto Vallarta is known for having some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world? There truly isn’t something like a Puerto Vallarta sunset with its mesmerizing shades of red, blue and purple that fills the evening sky as the sun sets each evening. With the expansive Banderas Bay surrounded by the lush greenery of the mountains, Puerto Vallarta sunsets deliver on a medley of colors that is fit for a postcard. Read more if you want to know where you can find some of the best sunset views around town.
Dinner With A View
One of the best places to enjoy a famous Puerto Vallarta sunsets is from one of the many great restaurants with ocean views. La Palapa is located right on the beach just steps from the Puerto Vallarta pier, and is Vallarta’s oldest restaurant on the beach. Another top spot for catching a great sunset is found at Barcelona Tapas high in the hills in el 5 de Diciembre. With tapas style plates and several levels of dining including an open rooftop terrace, Barcelona is a Puerto Vallarta staple that delivers on great food and amazing sunset views. Just down the road is La Traviata which offers an Italian inspired menu at its covered rooftop restaurant. Call ahead to check to see if they have any dinner or drink specials. You know the sunset views will be on the mark! Lastly, a more casual spot to take in the evening sunset is right on the sand at Barracuda or El Solar. The dive bar style El Solar and the more refined and comfortable Barracuda offer inside seating and tables and chairs right on the sand. In town between December through April? You may be lucky enough to catch the extraordinary sight of a humpback whale breaching alongside her baby… this author has seen it for herself in person! It certainly makes for an amazing vision with the picturesque Puerto Vallarta sunset in the distance.
Hit The Beach
Want to dip your toes in the ocean and feel the sand under your feet as you watch a Puerto Vallarta sunset? Head down to one of the many beautiful beaches through the Banderas Bay and you will be well on your way to seeing a beautiful sunset. Regardless of what beach you choose, take a deep breath and let the ocean’s rejuvenating powers work their magic on your spirit and soul. Popular beaches along the Banderas Bay include Yelapa, Quimixto, Majahuitas, Conchas Chinas, Los Muertos, Playa Camarones, Nuevo Vallarta, Playa Destiladera, Punto Burros, Punta Mita beach and so much more. The beach in Bucerias is lined with restaurants and bars where you can sit back and enjoy the PV sunset you’ve been waiting for. An ideal spot to enjoy the evening’s end…soon the sky will be filled with stars for a romantic and dreamy evening stroll on the beach.
If you’ve ever visited Puerto Vallarta, you have been lucky enough to witness some of the world’s beautiful and amazing sunsets. The magic in the air is so palpable you can almost taste it. The lush Sierra Madre mountains embrace the Pacific Ocean in a unique way that makes for an out of this world backdrop with its gorgeous sunset each and every night. With a regular mix of clear and cloud filled days, the fusion of colors from the sun’s rays illumination as the sun sets on the horizon will leave you speechless. So speechless in fact, that many people fall in love with Puerto Vallarta so much that they decide to make it their forever home. There are lots of great Puerto Vallarta vacation club memberships and real estate opportunities in the area. Whether you are planning to retire in Mexico, or want a vacation home, your dream home is waiting for you along with those incredible sunsets. Are you ready?
Without a doubt a Puerto Vallarta sunset truly is spectacular and different. Have you seen it for yourself in person? If not, what are you waiting for? Come visit Puerto Vallarta now, and tell us what you think about our awe-inspiring sunsets. You may even find your new home as well.