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Why Puerto Vallarta Travelers Need To Book Their Trips Early This Year  

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As the year inches closer to an end, there is so much excitement around travel.  

If you are planning a getaway to Puerto Vallarta, you are not alone.  

It is no secret that this popular destination is a favorite among U.S. travelers. From spectacular beaches to vibrant culture, there is so much to love about Puerto Vallarta.  

Aerial view of cruise port in Puerto Vallarta

So, if you are thinking of heading to this tropical destination, don’t wait! Puerto Vallarta is preparing for a November like no other.  

Let’s take a look at the reasons behind this surge in popularity.  

Cruise Arrivals in November 

November in Puerto Vallarta marks the beginning of the high season, and this year, it is expected to be bigger and busier than ever.  

One significant contributor to the expected surge in visitors is the influx of cruise ship arrivals this November.  

According to local authorities, 15 cruise ships are scheduled to arrive in Puerto Vallarta in November alone.  

cruise ship departing puerto vallarta

This level of cruise activity is nearly double that of past November, which means a steady influx of cruise passengers eager to explore the city.  

More cruise ships mean more people, which will provide a boost to the local economy but also something to keep in mind as you plan your trip.  

travelers walking along el malecon

The Rush to Paradise 

All these cruise ships mean more travelers are flooding into Puerto Vallarta and there is more activity in the city, which for travelers means it is going to be busy.  

Puerto Vallarta is already planning for the surge this season. The city is projected to reach an impressive 90% hotel occupancy in November, according to Christian Preciado Cazares, the Director of Tourism and Economic Development.  

Accommodations are already seeing a strong influx of reservations, pushing Puerto Vallarta’s occupancy to a new level.  

busy beachfront hotel

A mix of popular events, welcoming hospitality, natural beauty, and a variety of activities and accommodations are setting up Puerto Vallarta for a spectacular November.  

So, what is contributing to the surge in occupancy?  

Events Making a Busy November 

Spectacular beaches and stunning natural beauty attract millions of visitors to Puerto Vallarta annually. This November, a full lineup of events is adding to the excitement. 

The annual Festival Gourmet promises a culinary experience like no other, with a variety of flavors and delicious dishes.

For sport enthusiasts, the Open Water Swimming event invites participants to brave the clear waters of the Pacific.  

gourmet food sayulita restaurant

The Day of the Dead Festival adds a touch of history and cultural celebration to Puerto Vallarta, where visitors can experience for themselves one of Mexico’s most iconic celebrations.  

Puerto Vallarta is so much more than beautiful beaches; it offers travelers the opportunity to have memorable experiences while enjoying this charming destination

la catrina puerto vallarta

Why You Should Book Early 

So, why should you book your Puerto Vallarta trip early this year? 

  • Availability: As the city gears up for a busy month, accommodations can fill up quickly. Booking in advance ensures you have a wide range of choices, whether you prefer a luxury beachfront resort or a cozy Airbnb.  
  • Savings: Early bookings often come with special deals and discounts. Securing your spot in advance not only guarantees availability but can also be lighter on your wallet. 
  • Peace of Mind: No one wants to arrive in a paradise like Puerto Vallarta only to struggle to find a place to stay. Booking early means you can relax and look forward to your vacation with confidence. 
  • Tailored Experiences: Booking ahead allows you to plan your trip more effectively. Whether you are interested in specific tours, cultural experiences, or adventure activities, early bookings help you create an itinerary that suits your interests. 
  • Avoiding the Rush: November promises to be a bustling month in Puerto Vallarta. Booking early can help you steer clear of long lines and crowded attractions, ensuring a more leisurely and enjoyable experience. 
busy beach el malecon puerto vallarta

As we gear up for a busy November in Puerto Vallarta, one thing is clear – it is a month that promises extraordinary experiences and adventures.  

So, plan ahead, book early, and get ready to soak in the magic of this tropical destination as it welcomes travelers from around the world.  

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