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Puerto Vallarta Awarded Best Destination In Mexico For These Growing Travel Trends

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Puerto Vallarta has just been declared one of the leading International destinations in several travel categories in the 2023 Travvy Awards. 

The prestigious travel awards recognize some of the top players in the hospitality and travel industry around the globe, and this year, Puerto Vallarta stands out as one of the best-performing hotspots.

A beautiful beach in puerto vallarta with swimmers

With interest in the coastal destination soaring this year, here’s a look at why Puerto Vallarta continues to top the charts as a leading destination for tourism.

Puerto Vallarta Voted Best Overall Destination In Mexico In Travyy Awards

Overview of puerto vallarta with blue water

The latest edition of the Travvy Awards sheds light on some of the top performers in the travel industry worldwide. This year, Puerto Vallarta managed to secure the top spot in several categories, including the best destination in Mexico as well as the leading culinary destination in the country.

The travel awards reaffirm Puerto Vallarta’s leading position as a hotspot for resort and cultural travel, even amidst stiff competition from other key competitors like Cancun or Cabo San Lucas. With nearly 40 million inbound travelers in 2022, Mexico is one of the most visited countries on earth, and Puerto Vallarta is attracting a growing share of visitors.

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Famous for its stunning coastal scenery, posh all-inclusives, and vibrant city life, Puerto Vallarta is one of the most attractive choices for travelers seeking an authentic experience in Mexico. And in 2023, the coastal destination is skyrocketing in popularity as travel numbers continue to soar. 

Foodie Recognition 

In addition to being recognized as the best destination in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta was also chosen as the leading culinary destination in the country. That’s an impressive feat considering the abundance of top-notch foodie destinations in a country that is famous for its diverse gastronomy.

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Puerto Vallarta is an excellent destination to savor many of Mexico’s famous delicacies, including tacos and street food.

But the city has a taste of its own. Puerto Vallarta’s coastal location along the Pacific Ocean means travelers will find an amazing variety of seafood dishes in this booming hotspot.

From ceviche to fish tacos, there’s a lot of eating to be had.

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One of the best ways to enjoy all of Puerto Vallarta’s tantalizing flavors is by booking a foodie tour.

A Hotspot For Adult Travelers

Mexico is one of the top choices for millions of travelers seeking an adult-only getaway. This year, Puerto Vallarta stands out as a leading destination for adult travelers, especially those seeking a romantic getaway.

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Therefore it’s no surprise that the city was voted the best destination for honeymoons in Mexico this year, offering quaint views, excellent all-inclusives, and plenty of attractions suitable for couples.

Adult travelers can choose from a long list of excellent all-inclusives, including Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta. This 5-star beachfront property boasts outdoor pools, stunning ocean views, and lavish rooms to make any stay a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

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But travelers can also find hundreds of smaller accommodations in Puerto Vallarta’s bustling downtown area, where the party lasts all night long. A leading nightlife destination, Puerto Vallarta is also a paradise for outgoing travelers.

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