Digital Nomad Guide to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The best cafes with wifi, places to live and stay, and how to get around Puerto Vallarta.

Published on
June 14, 2021

Want to know what Puerto Vallarta is like for remote workers? Here's our guide to finding coworking, coffee shops, Wifi and what to do when staying in Puerto Vallarta.

COVID in Puerto Vallarta

What's it like to travel to Puerto Vallarta now?

Puerto Vallarta largely has COVID controlled, and 'normal life' has resumed. There are multiple testing centres - check out the statistics for COVID in the area before your trip.

Where to stay in Puerto Vallarta

Centro and Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta

This is where you can find some of the city's oldest architecture, including the famous Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a vibrant food scene with plenty of hole-in-the-wall gems, and the seaside malécon.

Bucerías and Punta Mita

This are smaller, seaside pueblos just outside of the city centre.

Hotel Zone

The hotel zone is best known for it's resorts, bars and restaurants.

Getting Around Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta is very easy to get around.

Walking in Puerto Vallarta

It's very easy to get to the main attractions from Centro. Zona Romántica District, El Malecón de Puerto Vallarta, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Playa Los Muertos and the Pier, Playa Conchas Chinas, Gringo Gulch, the Municipal Market, the History Naval Museum, the Rio Cuale Island and El Mirador de la Cruz are all within walking distance of Outsite.

Public Transit in Puerto Vallarta

It's $10 MXN one way on the bus in Puerto Vallarta, and there is a bus stop right outside Outsite.

Uber in Puerto Vallarta

Uber is available.

Is Puerto Vallarta safe?

Yes, Puerto Vallarta is safe for travelers. However, you are advised to exercise common sense - don't walk alone at night, and keep valuables stored away in busy areas.

Digital nomad and startup communities in Puerto Vallarta

While there are remote workers here, it can be harder to meet people as a traveler. By staying in Outsite Puerto Vallarta, you're immediately connected with other travelers through the WhatsApp Group.

Coworking Spaces in Puerto Vallarta

Outsite has a coworking space that is open to the public. You can find a handful of coworking spaces in Vallarta including Naturaleza and Vallarta Cowork.

Coffee shops in Puerto Vallarta

Cafes with WiFi in Puerto Vallarta

The following recommendations may be affected by the ongoing pandemic, always check before you set off.

Puerto Cafe

Fast Wifi and good coffee make this place a go-to.

El Sofa Cafe

As the name suggests, this is a cosy coworking spot that also offers breakfast and lunch.

Miscelanea Vallarta

Drop into Miscelanea for a touch of Sayulita's charm; this cafe has a sister brand in the surf spot further north. The chairs are not the most comfortable, but the white washed walls and picture perfect dishes make for great Instagram content.

The Green Place

This is actually a great vegan restaurant, but go at off-peak times to score a table and some delicious vegan food.

Litten Brod

A Scandinavian inspired coffee shop with open sandwiches and delicious coffee.

Big Apple Deli

A New York inspired deli with sandwiches, smoothies and coffee.

Calmate Deli

Coffees, pastries, loose leaf teas and chai await at Calmate.

Gyms and yoga studios in Puerto Vallarta

Yoga + Pilates Vallarta

A variety of yoga classes, held in an outdoors and in studio.

Terra Noble

Yoga classes and temezcal ceremonies held in a calm, open air studio.

Fit Club - Vallarta

Everything you need for a good workout from monkey bars to free weights. There are also plenty of classes.

CrossFit Centro

A CrossFit gym with classes and open gym zones for heavy weight lifting.

Big Apple Gym

CrossFit and Spinning classes close to Outsite Puerto Vallarta.

Groceries and shopping in Puerto Vallarta

Farmers Markets

Olas Altas hold a farmers market every Saturday morning, and there are usually vendors selling fresh fruit around town. Emiliano Zapata is a local market for produce and snacks.

Grocery Stores and Pharmacies

Carnes Selectas is a basic butcher shop in Zona Romantica. Farmacia Guadalajara is the closest pharmacy to Outsite. Mercado Ollin has a wide selection of U.S products.

Looking for a place to stay in Puerto Vallarta? Check out Outsite Puerto Vallarta.

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