Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta

(pwār`tō väyär`tä), city (1990 pop. 93,503), Jalisco state, W Mexico. Located on the expansive Bahía de Banderas [Bay of Flags], Puerto Vallarta has been used since the 16th cent. as a stopover point for ships making long sails along the western coast. Today it is one of Mexico's largest resort developments, known for its sports fishing and luxurious facilities.
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We didn't buy much, other than souvenirs, but Puerto Vallerta is a great shopping centre, with markets and lots of little shops.
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