How to make the most out of Cerro de la Cruz in Puerto Vallarta?


Are you enjoying the exciting features of Puerto Vallarta and want to take them all to a new level? Literally? If so, then you’ll find nothing better than the Mirador del Cerro de la Cruz — aka Cerro de la Cruz viewpoint. Located right in the downtown centre of Puerto Vallarta, this is going to be the perfect way to enjoy something special! Want more? Take a look.

What does this viewpoint promise? In short, a spectacular view. This is going to be a gorgeous spot for you to enjoy nature, scope, colour, and all of it in a wonderful warm package. A popular spot for both tourists and residents, this is going to be a must-see for anyone that loves the idea of nature in its purest form.

For best results, you’ll definitely want to do this at sunset. Puerto Vallarta has gorgeous sunsets, without question, and it’s going to be a spectacular viewpoint for you to take them in. Perhaps with a loved one, or even just with a camera so that you can take it home with you!

Making the most out of Cerro de la Cruz, if you want to make the most out of this, there are a few things that you are going to want to keep in mind to help it stay pleasant and comfortable. Firstly, you’ll want to be prepared for what is to come! The walk up to Cerro de la Cruz’s watchtower is going to be up a hill. That hill has more than 250 steps, so this is going to be something to keep in mind.

While there are certainly a number of stairs, they are designed to be comfortable to go up. For best results, take your time and don’t be afraid to take breaks if you need to — you certainly won’t be the only one!

Since this is all about stairs and elevation, you’ll want to make sure that you are wearing proper walking shoes. While you can absolutely do it in flip-flops, you’ll want to consider something comfortable for going both up and down the stairs — preferably sneakers or at least very comfortable sandals!

The other thing to keep in mind is that since it’s a long walk and a lot of stairs, it’s best enjoyed with a buddy. After all, who else are you going to complain to about the amount of stairs, right? Plus, this is very much a sight that you’re going to want to enjoy with someone special.

When you see the white building at the top, you know you’ve made it! This is placed at the perfect spot to get some spectacular shots when it comes to the sunset, the city of Puerto Vallarta below, and yourself, at this remarkable spot, of course!

There are a lot of fantastic and memorable spots to see in Puerto Vallarta. This one, even with the stairs and the difficulty in getting to it, is going to be one of the best spots that you absolutely can’t miss!

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