Come rain or shine, Puerto Vallarta weather offers visitors many great options for exploring this gem of the Mexican Pacific. And with the region boasting over 300 days of sunshine a year, there’ll be plenty of sun to fill you with some Vitamin D as you relax on some of the area’s pristine beaches or participate in nature activities such as visiting Islas Marietas or Las Caletas.
But what about when it rains? What happens if you’re on vacation and you don’t want to be kept indoors by the tropical raindrops falling all around you? First of all, inform yourself about the climate and seasons before visiting.
Puerto Vallarta Weather
With a subtropical climate and at the same latitude as Hawaii, Puerto Vallarta weather is very similar to that of the Aloha state. If you’re looking for cooler temperatures, visit Vallarta from November through February. During the winter the average temperature range from around 72 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. If you want to experience a Vallarta spring, the best time of year to head south is March through the end of May. In spring highs are about 85 degrees Fahrenheit and in the evening it gets down to about 69°F. In the summer months from June up until around October you can expect more heat, more humidity and more rain.
Rainy Days in Puerto Vallarta
A little rain never hurt anyone. In fact, if it’s adventure you’re after, some Puerto Vallarta rain will prove to be your best friend as you head out and discover the wild side of this tropical paradise. Here are five great activities you can do to make the most of rainy days in Puerto Vallarta.
Get down and dirty on this fun-filled ATV tour in the surrounding Sierra Madre Mountains. Cross rivers and mountain trails as the rain falls and the mud flies all around you. You’ll have panoramic views of Puerto Vallarta and the world-famous Banderas Bay as you take your ATV through narrow village streets and across the Cuale River to visit a spectacular waterfall.
No rain can stop this exhilarating day of extreme fun. Explore the jungle outside of Puerto Vallarta enjoying waterslides, ATV’s, rappelling and Mexico’s longest and fastest zip line, all in one tour. Located at the Extreme Adventure Park, you’ll challenge the weather and your level of adventure. Traverse suspended walkways and hanging bridges, climb a 50 ft. high Crazy Ladder or fly over the jungle canopy at 60 MPH!
Saddle up your horse as you set out to ride off into the Sierra Madre Mountains on horseback. With the rain falling gentle around you and the mountain breezes flowing out into the Pacific Ocean, you’ll ride through jungle trails and quaint villages as you experience the beauty of the Puerto Vallarta jungle on the back of your specially selected horse. Take a break to get out on your own two feet for a twenty-minute hike. Cross bridges and stunning waterfalls before saddling back up for a ride back to Campono Ranch. An authentic Mexican meal will be waiting for you.
What’s a little rain in the face as you race through the Pacific Ocean on an exhilarating speed boat ride to Boca de Tomatlan. Discover a secluded beach on the southern shores of Banderas Bay. Once on land, climb aboard a 4×4 Mercedes Benz Unimog and make the journey 2,000 ft. above sea level. Aa true rainy day adventure in the heart of the Sierra Madre Mountains awaits you. Then, go from speedboat and Unimog to mule and then harness as you follow up a short mule ride to your descent of the mountain on a series of zip lines. Cross jungle bridges and rappel down waterfalls before ending your jungle journey in a natural river pool.
A nice, relaxing jungle adventure that doesn’t require donkeys, harnesses or goggles. The Offroad Adventure provides a unique way to get off the beaten path and explore the real Mexico. Aboard a specially designed all-terrain vehicles, you’ll journey into the heart of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Experience an extraordinary nature hike followed by lunch at one of Puerto Vallarta’s most iconic locations: Sayulita Beach!
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