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Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Carretera Puerto Vallarta a Barra de Navidad Km. 24 | Las Juntas y los Veranos, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo Corrientes 48447, Mexico
+52 322 223 6182
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Toddlers are admitted free of charge. Tours to the gardens are available but not necessary, its easy to come on your own and cheaper. The Vallarta Botanical Garden was selected by the Canadian Garden Tourism Council in 2013 as one of the "Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Travelling For". - Open 7 days/wk for the months of DEC, JAN, FEB, & MAR (except DEC 25 & JAN 1) - Open 6 days/wk for the months of APR through NOV (closed Mondays) Located just 30 minutes from Old Town Puerto Vallarta. To arrive on your own using public transportation, take the "El Tuito" bus at the corner of Aguacate and Carranza Streets in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Tell the bus driver you are going to the Botanical Garden "Jardin Botanico" and he/she will stop right at the Garden's entrance. The same bus offers return service to Puerto Vallarta (PV) with the LAST BUS TO PV AT 6 PM. WHAT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE: beautifully landscaped grounds, stunning plant collections, jungle trails, mountain river swimming, bird watching, Hacienda de Oro Visitor Center, Vallarta Conservatory of Orchids and Native plants, Rhododendron House, Holstein Tropical Plant House, Tillandsia House, Tree Fern Grotto, Palm Collection, Tropical Fruit Trees, Butterfly Gardens, cool "Sierra Madre" mountain breezes, gift shop, Swimming in a crystal river, Vallarta's most-popular destination restaurant (famous for brick-oven pizza & authentic Mexican cuisine with dining to the backdrop of jungle-clad mountains while overlooking the Horcones River and the gardens)... And much, much more!
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Carretera Puerto Vallarta a Barra de Navidad Km. 24 | Las Juntas y los Veranos, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo Corrientes 48447, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took a taxi from Puerto Vallarta. Unbelievable scenery along the way. $60 return and Antonio waited for us. Had a super tasty lunch of battered shrimp tacos. Stroll down to the river, but quite the climb back up in the heat. Nice way to spend...More

1  Thank Annie M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Less than an hour by public transportation from downtown Vallarta are they Gardens nestled in the middle of the jungle of Boca. They were a pleasant surprise! Lots of large mature Landscaping. Some wildlife. Magnificent older buildings including a restaurant, Chapel, a memory Bridge and...More

1  Thank Rob N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most beautiful gardens we have ever been to. It is a festival of color on the edge of the jungle with a variety of trails to delight and sometimes challenge the visitor. We were given a complimentary cup of hibiscus...More

Thank Diane C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was delighted to see how much the Botanical Gardens had developed and improved in the six years since my last visit here. There is a beautiful selection of botanical species, colors, scents, and views for all to enjoy. The plant life attracts a wonderful...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden is more beautiful every time we visit and offers plants,many butterflies & birds you won't see anywhere else. Expats living here adore this spot for its hiking trails,beautiful river,new buildings for special species and even a wedding chapel. You can take a break...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing bougainvillea everywhere! They’ve changed how I feel about these thorny, vibrant colored plants, I now want to replant the ones I removed from my garden! Apart from that, they had plants I’ve never seen before and color overload everywhere you looked. Simply beautiful. This...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a wonderful, peaceful place to have Sunday breakfast in exquisite surroundings. The service and food in the restaurant is second to none......It is awonderway to spend the day, exploring the many pathways and enjoying all the sensualness of the garden flowers and plants....More

1  Thank HaciendaMosaico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are nice, however, we couldn't enjoy all it has to offer as most trails not accessible with the stroller. We had a baby in a stroller and were limited only to central area that is not too big. The restaurant on site is...More

1  Thank Evgeni M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you spend much time in Puerto Vallarta, you should really take a half day and go visit these beautiful gardens. There are several display areas or buildings with different themes of flowers and plants to see. There are well marked hiking trails around the...More

1  Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I recently returned from PV, and one of the highlights of our trip was a visit to the botanical gardens outside of town. We took the local bus from the Romantic Zone in town, which costs just 30Pesos. Not only did the...More

2  Thank rastaman4159
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Ash D
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Response from JohnMRoss | Reviewed this property |
I had a burger and my partner had the avocado salad and we both enjoyed it.
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Megs867
3 January 2018|
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There is a large flat area that has gorgeous flowers and landscaping, with several signature attractions - a display of Mexico's endemic orchids, for example. The restaurant has tables on the ground level. Otherwise either... More
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Megs867
3 January 2018|
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Response from ShazDenise | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes. The gardens will call a cab for you, but there might be a bit of a wait. You can also pre-arrange for a cab at a certain time.
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