Are you in Puerto Vallarta and you most enjoy to be active and adrenaline? Perfect! Either 18 holes or ride a board and dominate the waves on the beaches of the bay, the list of Sports to practice in Puerto Vallarta is huge. Whatever the sport of your choice, you will always find something new to discover and add one more passion to your list.
Puerto Vallarta has become a very popular destination for golfers, offering beautiful scenarios for the practice of this sport. Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf, Robert Von Hagge, Joe Finger, among other golf course designers, have left their mark and challenges ready for golf fans who love to visit Puerto Vallarta.
With the arrival of a larger assortment of World Class golf courses, some in Puerto Vallarta, others in Nuevo Vallarta and one further north, Vallarta can now claim to be a true world-class golf destination.
Surfing in Puerto Vallarta has gained great popularity within the world of this great sport. What makes the practice of surfing attractive? Well, all year round the water temperature is hot and surfing is perfect, there are also many beaches to visit that will make you fall in love with this sport.
The best surfing beaches are between 30-40 minutes north to the city. The most popular beaches for surfing: Sayulita, San Pancho, Veneros, Punta Burros, and to the south of the city, Quimixto.
The paddle surfing,or stand-up paddle surfing, or by its initials SUP, is a form of sliding in which the navigator uses a paddle to move through the water while standing on a surfboard.
This sport has become very popular in recent years and here in Puerto Vallarta, it has not been the exception.
The sport fishing in Puerto Vallarta has several flexible and accessible options in the open sea, either to practice it for a few hours or the whole day. To enjoy fishing, you do not have to be an expert, a basic instruction can be more than enough and the sport receives in the marina where you contract this activity.
Banderas Bay is a worldwide recognized place for its waters full of marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna and dorado. World-class fishermen travel specially to Puerto Vallarta to venture in their waters and try the fishing that the bay offers.
The wide and diverse coastline of the Bay offers innumerable options, from the calm and soft coasts, to caves, underwater ravines and underwater formed arches. Depending on the time of year and the choice to do it, you could find dolphins, giant stingrays, sailfish, reef sharks, shoals of palometa fish, as well as impressive reef deployments, marine passages, underwater plateaus, pinnacles of sea, channels and cliffs all together with a wide variety of fauna and flora including lobsters, turtles and octopus.