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The city was named after Ignacio Vallarta, the Governor of the region from 1872 through 1876. The Bay of Banderas ranks among the largest and deepest bays in Mexico.

The 1964 John Huston film, “The Night of the Iguana,” turned the spotlight on Puerto Vallarta.

Both mezcal and tequila are made from the agave cactus; however, Tequila can only be made with blue agave, while mezcal can be produced from among more than 30 agave varieties.

Riviera Nayarit is a beautiful town just north of Puerto Vallarta. Here, you’ll find a great selection of renowned golf courses. It’s an easy drive north from Puerto Vallarta’s many all-inclusive resorts.

Region: Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit

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