When is the Best Time to Visit Puerto Vallarta?

The best time to visit Puerto Vallarta is between April and June, when the weather is pleasant and room rates are affordable. During these months, rainfall is scarce and there are fewer tourists compared to the peak winter season. However, if you're interested in whale watching, visit from December to March. All of these months offer great weather and affordable rates.

April to June has the best weather; May and June have the best hotel deals; and October has the best waters for snorkeling and diving. Avoid Easter, the week leading up to Easter: this is rush hour for local Mexican family vacations (a fun but busy atmosphere and hotels are fully booked well in advance). The best time to travel to Puerto Vallarta with great deals is during the summer rainy season, from June to October. The vast majority of days during the summer season are hot and humid, and afternoon showers are very common.

For travelers who don't mind the occasional heat and rain, this is the ideal time to travel, as they can find the best deals on tours and accommodation. The peak season to travel to Puerto Vallarta is from late November to April. As for the weather, many travelers believe that Puerto Vallarta is at its best during this time. June-August is the slowest season for tourism in Puerto Vallarta, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

June is Puerto Vallarta's hottest month, with an average temperature of 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius), and while it's never really cold, January has the coldest temperatures, averaging 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius). Late summer and early fall is also the best time to visit Puerto Vallarta if you want to take advantage of some of the best travel deals of the year. If you're traveling to Puerto Vallarta during hurricane season, you'll likely have several rainy days, but since most rains come in the late afternoon, you can spend your mornings swimming in the ocean or hiking in the mountains that have cooled off in the rain. Deciding when to visit Puerto Vallarta can be a difficult decision for travelers. With its warm climate year-round and its abundance of activities, it can be hard to choose when is the best time for your vacation.

Fortunately, there are certain times of year that offer more advantages than others. April through June is considered one of the best times to visit Puerto Vallarta due to its pleasant weather and affordable room rates. During these months rainfall is scarce and there are fewer tourists compared to peak winter season. If you're looking for a great deal on accommodation or tours, then traveling during summer rainy season from June to October may be your best bet. Although it's hot and humid during this time of year with afternoon showers being common, travelers who don't mind a bit of heat and rain can find great deals on tours and accommodation. For those looking for a more lively atmosphere with plenty of activities, then late November through April may be your ideal time for a vacation in Puerto Vallarta.

This is when temperatures are at their warmest and rainfall is at its lowest. It's also when many travelers believe that Puerto Vallarta is at its best. Finally, if you're looking for a unique experience such as whale watching then December through March may be your ideal time for a trip to Puerto Vallarta. This is when whales migrate through these waters making it an ideal time for whale watching. No matter what time of year you decide to visit Puerto Vallarta there will always be something special waiting for you. From its warm climate year-round to its abundance of activities, there's something for everyone in this beautiful Mexican destination.

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