Not to be confused with the Marina Terminal where the cruise ships dock and the majority of tours depart from - although that facility is just a few minutes south of here - this 544-acre planned residential and resort development revolves around Mexico's largest marina and a popular 18-hole golf course.
Less than two decades old, Marina Vallarta is modern, clean and quiet, its smooth roads and oceanfront boardwalk encouraging strolling, jogging and biking. And this is where fishing, cruise or sailing charters can be arranged. Along with the luxury hotels, condominiums and villas here there are lots of . . .