Puerto Vallarta sits on the biggest natural bay in Mexico, Bahia de Banderas, with 100 miles of Pacific coastline encircled by mountains. As for the beaches, they're among the world's most beautiful. In Puerto Vallarta, tourists will find long stretches of beach to the north of the city, and a series of adorable coves to the south. Puerto Vallarta itself is fairly big, and growing. It has never lost its Mexican flavour with cobbled streets running up and down among the warren of red tile roofed houses, which create a colonial charm. In 1963, John Houston filmed "Night of the Iguana" here, and in the romantic jungle, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton tangled in an extramarital relationship.
It was not until 1851 that the first settlement, named Las Penas, actually took root here. In 1918 the agricultural town was renamed Puerto Vallarta in honour of former Jalisco governor, Ignacio L.Vallarta. The formidable Sierras kept the city isolated, and it was not until 1954 that regular air service started. The road from Tepic was paved in 1970, opening the way for tourism.
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Port Puerto Vallarta cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Riviera. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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