Puerto Vallarta went from a very small town to an international tourist destination, and it all begun thanks to a movie that helped Vallarta to grow to what it is now: “The night of the iguana”, directed by John Houston and starred by Richard Burton and Ava Gardner, and filmed in Mismaloya.
The publicity about the film and the actors in it was what put Vallarta on the map.
This small town whas the set for the movie and it still preserves its beauty, so if you want to visit a historically important place while in PV, you can’t miss Mismaloya.
Puerto Vallarta went from a very small town to an international tourist destination, and it all begun thanks to a movie that helped Vallarta to grow to what it is now: “The night of the iguana”, premiered in 1964, directed by John Houston and starred by Richard Burton and Ava Gardner, was filmed in Mismaloya, very near from Boca de Tomatlán.
The publicity about the film and the actors in it was what put Vallarta on the map, which gives this movie a historical importance in the development of the city.
In fact, what motivated a lot of people to come and visit Puerto Vallarta was the fact that Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton made of Vallarta their favorite vacation destination and they even built a house in town.
Since the moment it was the set for the movie, Mismaloya catched the eye of many people, and nowadays it still preserves its beauty, so if you want to visit a historically relevant place while in PV, you can’t miss Mismaloya.
Boca de Tomatlán, which is just a few kilometers away from Mismaloya, it is another small town that remains quite traditional, and it is a starting point where you can grab a water taxi to visit some other beach towns (Yelapa, Quimixto, Majahuitas).
It is also known because of its jungle trials that lead you to secluded, solitaire beaches.
If you seek to taste a little of the history and tradition of Vallarta and Banderas Bay, you must visit Mismaloya and Boca de Tomatlán.
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HOW TO GET TO MISMALOYA / BOCA DE TOMATLÁN FROM PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT?
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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET FROM PUERTO VALLARTA AIRPORT TO MISMALOYA | BOCA DE TOMATLÁN
The transfer time between Puerto Vallarta Airport to Mismaloya | Boca de tomatlán area is 30 to 45 min depending on traffic and high season.
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