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Isla Cuale

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Island on the River Cuale overlooked by Gringo Gulch.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've written about this overlooked icon of Puerto Vallarta before... but I should have mentioned the Centro Cultural Cuale, an important spot toward the eastern end of the island, dedicated to recreational, artistic & educational events, plus workshops & classes.... As an example, I'm posting...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Isla Cuale is best known for it's Riverside Shopping Experience, and can be reached by either the Malecon entrance (bridge at Oscar's) or either of the Route 200 bridges (one runs traffic North and the other runs traffic South) and pedestrians can cross either....More

5  Thank Paulshappy
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A large number of unique and interesting Mexican wares available from the perhaps 25 vendors on Isla Quale. A pleasure to walk the length of the small island in the Rio Quale. Some oddities, however, there seems to be several abandoned structures on the island,...More

Thank Jim_B_60657
Reviewed 27 April 2017 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...More

Thank debbie w
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

Thank stepht90
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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.

Thank Luckyrunner67
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 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.

Thank kfitzpa1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank 19Jeff66
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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...More

Thank Lily_rosenberg
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Lynz D
12 March 2017|
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Response from 3stars1wish | Reviewed this property |
Walk to the end of the Malecon going south. There will be a walkway over the river. Under this there are markets. The Isla cuale can be reached this way. I can see that other readers have already answered this question... More

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