Puerto Vallarta – Arches & Events

The Arches on the Malecón
Everyone loves the Arches on the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta, a major icon of the city. It’s a fabulous place to take photos of sunsets, family shots and lovers’ meeting place. People in Puerto Vallarta are familiar with this location and refer to it by its Spanish name Los Arcos, which is also what the huge outcropping offshore of Mismaloya is called. It’s not completely wild to think they bear the same name and can be seen in alignment for perfect photo ops. The arches resemble the rocks in many ways. They both signify a welcome to the bay, along with their symbol of strength and fortitude. The concerts and events held there are always free and well attended. We have seen magical dance presentations at Los Arcos, theater productions, puppet shows, children’s school functions and demonstrations, both general and political. We were delighted to take part in an original flash-mob a handful of years ago with many of our friends and local celebrities in Puerto Vallarta.
The original arches were brought from a hacienda in Guadalajara and assembled on the Malecón many years ago. In October of 2002, much to the dismay of Puerto Vallarta and her inhabitants, Los Arcos were destroyed by Hurricane Kena. The replicas that rebuilt to replace them were one of the first things constructed on the Malecón in the efforts to quickly rebuild and restore.
The Malecón has a major portion open to pedestrians only, which has increased family and friendly crowds around Los Arcos. Gatherings have expanded and are consistently busy during evenings when locals, residents and tourists take the opportunity to stroll and catch the ocean breezes. We love have a stroll with Pup and have a nibble to eat. Everything from creamy corn-on-the-cob to cotton candy to crepes are available in the area and there are vendors eager to share their delicious wares. Be sure to make this one of your new habits in Puerto Vallarta.
Que es cómo es.


Thanks to our guest blogger Adam Garcia for this article!  (opinions expressed are his own)


Do You Want To Live The Ultimate Villa Experience? Thinking Of Renting a Puerto Vallarta Luxury Vacation Villa or Condo? Let Our Beston Properties Team Find You The Perfect Luxury Vacation Villa Rental in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. Try Our ‘Perfect Villa Finder’ Tool Here.

For more information about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico or a Villa for rent contact Beston Properties offers the finest Luxury Villa Vacation Rental Accommodations in the Puerto Vallarta and Punta Mita area.  Our private rental homes and Condos offer a full range of services from a full staff including chef and a concierge to organize any tours, spa services in the home or Car Rental.    We have offices located in Puerto Vallarta and have all the local information from Vallarta weather and maps.  All of their agents are personally familiar with each of the accommodations, amenities and staff to help you find the best rental property in Puerto Vallarta.   Our concierge services will be happy to give you information on the best restaurants for dining out in Puerto Vallarta we can make reservations and give you directions. We have all the most current information to guide you for your holiday in Puerto Vallarta from our daily weather report to maps and directions..   WE can arrange activities with any tour company including Vallarta Adventures, one of the most popular companies in Banderas Bay.  We represent the best quality of homes for rent by owners who care about your comfort and hope you return for many years of unforgettable Mexican holidays.  For more information check out our luxury accommodations.