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Nice view of the Bahia de Banderas

It is a nice place to look out over the Bay of Banderas and see the shoreline of Puerto Vallarta... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nothing special, but it is a beautiful setting for some fun performances

We have seen anything from comedy shows with mimes to Flamenco dancing, concerts and lectures, in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Home of Iglesia de Guadalupe, Puerto Vallarta's most distinctive landmark.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice place to look out over the Bay of Banderas and see the shoreline of Puerto Vallarta. The centerpiece of the promenade along the beach is the Monumento El Caballito (Statue of the boy riding a seahorse). You can see the high-rise...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have seen anything from comedy shows with mimes to Flamenco dancing, concerts and lectures, in this amphitheatre of sorts. Almost exclusively en espanol, but fun even if you aren't fluent. If you are walking along the Malecon, you are going to pass it anyways,...More

Thank TourVallarta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost every evening there is a show going on in the theatre. It was fun to sit surrounded by all the Mexican families with grandmas and tons of kids enjoying different shows, eating ice cream, and running around. Great place to mingle.

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A lovely place to sit and look at the view across the bay. There was a few local dressed up for photos. Worth a stop if you are walking down the boardwalk. Its also close to the stunning church

Thank Thomson74
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This plaza is a gathering place for lots of events. We saw a wedding party and their guests being serenaded by strolling band one day and a children's bouncy-house the next. Happy families stroll from here down the Malecon, along the beautiful Banderas Bay.

Thank LOMike
Reviewed 20 May 2017

At this location they have performers and music bands,is right in the Malecon and next to the center plaza park,public restrooms and food near by.a gathering location for locals to enjoy the performers.

1  Thank josemonterr
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I visit the plaza de las armas every time we come down to PV. It has a beautiful view of the ocean, and there is always something going on. It's a short walk away from other interesting points to see down town and their is...More

Thank allothernamestaken01
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Walking along the beach, Puerto Vallarta downtown area, you come along here and see those arches. There were some locals in Mexican Folk costumes posing there for photos.

Thank Mona-Lisa-lady
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Every time we walked by here there was something going on. just local shows and events, dancing, exercise classes, music, etc. This is a cool stage area where locals perform.

1  Thank 19Jeff66
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This can be a great spot for photographers. The columns alllow for cool shots and some time to relax while viewing the ocean

Thank Chbaldwin B
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