Mexican Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR). 55/3002-6300; 01800/006-8839 toll-free in Mexico. .
Mexican Tourism Board (U.S. and Canada). 800/446-3942 in U.S. and Canada. .
PV and Jalisco Contacts
Jalisco State Tourism Office. Plaza Marina shopping centre, Local 144, Planta Alta, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, 48354. 322/221-2676.
Municipal Tourist Office. Av. Independencia 123, Centro, Puerto Vallarta, 48300. 322/223-2500 Ext. 232.
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board & Convention and Visitors Bureau. Local 18 Planta Baja, Zona Comercial Hotel Canto del Sol, Zona Hotelera, Las Glorias, Puerto Vallarta, 48310. 322/224-1175; 888/384-6822 in U.S.; 01800/719-3276 in Mexico. .
Riviera Nayarit Contacts
Bay of Banderas/Nuevo Vallarta Tourism Office. Paseo de los Cocoteros at Blvd. Nuevo Vallarta, between Gran Velas and Maribal hotels, Puerto Vallarta, 63735. 322/297-1006. .
Riviera Nayarit Convention & Visitors Bureau. Paseo de los Cocoteros 85 Sur, Local Int. 6-A, Paradise Plaza, Nuevo Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, 63735. 322/297-2516. .
The best of the private-enterprise Web sites are PV Mirror and Virtual Vallarta, which have tons of good info and short articles about life in PV. Bucerías, Sayulita, and Punta Mita have their own Web sites, as does the Costalegre region as a whole.
Excellent English-language sites for general history, travel information, facts, and news stories about Mexico are Mexico Online and Mexico Connect. Mexico Guru has news about PV and nearby destinations, interactive maps, and a dictionary of Mexico-specific slang and vocabulary.
The nonprofit site Ancient Mexico has information about western Mexico as well as more comprehensive information about the Maya and Aztecs.
Ancient Mexico. .
Mexico Connect. .
Mexico Guru. .
Mexico Online. .
Punta Mita. .
PV Mirror. .
Sayulita Life. .
Virtual Vallarta. .