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Isla Cuale

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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description:

Island on the River Cuale overlooked by Gringo Gulch.

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Great place to shop and bargain

This was one of the highlights of our stop in Puerto Vallarta. Lots of stores and goods to buy and barter. Make sure yiu go all the way to the end you will see the steps to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
debbie w
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Stafford, Virginia
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Stafford, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our stop in Puerto Vallarta. Lots of stores and goods to buy and barter. Make sure yiu go all the way to the end you will see the steps to Elizabeth Taylors house and her house. There are also several stores toward the back end. Do miss this shopping area!

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had so much fun walking through Isla Cuale and looking at the different souvenirs. Most vendors had the same items, but it was fun walking around them all and seeing what the best deal is. At first, we thought a different area closer to the boardwalk was Isla Cuale until we found it between the swinging bridges and realized... More 

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Thank stepht90
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very special place to be and walk around, lots of locals selling silver, arts and crafts, traditional snacks and you'll take good photos there too.... Go you'll enjoy it !! Safe and clean.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across the bridge and then it was into a little magic land. The murals and statuary were amazing..

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Thank bajanboy46
Woodbury, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rivercafe was awesome, food was delicious and very reasonably priced. Our server Hernando was very attentive and even performed a little magic for us. Beautiful setting, live music and great service. Highly recommend.

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Butler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you like flea markets, this place is just that! local vendors are here selling their stuff but once again not much unique, once you see one vendors stuff you have pretty much seen it all. nothing too exciting, but fun to walk through and look. Beware you will be hassled, followed and haggled the entire time!

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very long walk but it is very pretty. There is also a market along the path and they have very cheap good just do not forget to bargain. It is accessible from the Boardwalk near the sign that says Isla Rio Cuale Museum.

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Sierra Madre, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always go here to eat and shop. On a hot day, it is shady. It is an island in the river that runs to the sea. Try the scary suspension bridge! You might see some Iguanas and pretty birds if you keep your eyes open. Try "River Café" for a nice meal.

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Sherman Oaks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, shady walk through tiny shops and carts. Very colorful. It's a great place to view Mexican culture and life.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why not go for a exploration walk. The bridge is fun, makes you feel like a real adventurer. beautiful view, easy to do. You can shop flea market on the other side.

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