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Nice place to read a book off the beaten path

This is a really quiet plaza that gets very little foot traffic, despite being tucked in downtown... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Isle Cuale is destroyed by cats

Government is getting them off island humanly. SPCA is not involved as they destroy cats regularly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Home to many shops that feature traditional Mexican architecture.
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11 Nov 2016
“John Huston deseerves to have a statue”
4 days ago
“Nice place to read a book off the beaten path”
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a really quiet plaza that gets very little foot traffic, despite being tucked in downtown Vallarta. I love going here to read a book or getting some food "para llevar" and hanging out with the kitties in this plaza while I eat. People...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Government is getting them off island humanly. SPCA is not involved as they destroy cats regularly by guidelines. Peace Animal and Colonia Spay and Nueter Clinic deals with this situation poorly and unprofessionally.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

As a John Huston fan, I think he deserves to be immortalized in a statue here. His filming of "Night of Iguana" made PV popular. It grew from a sleepy village to a major tourist attraction after film was released. The statue sits by itself...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I agree with others, with many of the business's being closed not as many people walk the east end of the island. But with that said its very peaceful and the statue is a good picture spot. So each year we stop by to say...More

1  Thank JALFAN
Reviewed 20 December 2014

We have been in PV 4 times before and we looked forward to visiting this quiet area... However, it has been neglected for the past 2 years and even the washroom in the cultural centre is now closed. We think the city of PV should...More

Thank Sylvia356
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We stopped here as part of an excursion from a cruise ship. So you could say we were a captured audience. But anyways the statue was nice but this area seems to be going downhill. I saw a handful of empty shop which indicates that...More

Thank vsattui123
Reviewed 31 July 2012

We've traveled to Puerto Vallarta for the past ten years and always found time to stop in our walks to visit the John Huston Plaza. I'm sad to say the immediate area of the plaza and Huston's seated brass statue in particular has gradually fallen...More

2  Thank cheezemaker
Reviewed 14 March 2012

It's almost an undiscovered gem on the Isla Rio Cuale. Just off the Rio's flea market area, near the school of performing arts and the archaeology museum (that, unfortunately, never seems to be open) - it's such a surprise. A leafy, cool, pretty surprise.

1  Thank WileyFrench
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