Puerto Vallarta is a 10-minute taxi ride from the cruise ship terminal.
The Malecon is Puerto Vallarta’s expansive beachfront boardwalk where you’ll find upscale hotels, outdoor restaurants and local vendors selling everything from clothing to hot sauce and souvenirs.
Flea market and farmer’s market
Follow the cobblestone streets one block behind the Malecon to Old Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta is known for silver and opal jewelry, handmade pottery, leather goods and Mexican handicrafts. Open saturdays from July through November. Here you find an excellent selection of locally made arts and crafts, clothing, jewelry and baked goods.