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What to do in Puerto Vallarta: El Edén

Ascending through the jungle mountain, behind the beautiful beach of Mismaloya, you will find this ...

What to do in Puerto Vallarta: El Edén

Ascending through the jungle mountain, behind the beautiful beach of Mismaloya, is this paradisiacal place. If you are a lover of adventure and nature this place is for you.


The fame of this destination comes in large part thanks to the movie “Predator” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in the late 1980s. Among the locations chosen for the film was chosen to Puerto Vallarta and especially to Eden, for its lush vegetation and beautiful features . You can still visit some vestiges of the filming, living in person the adventure in the jungle.


When thinking about what to do in Puerto Vallarta, it is important to consider the distance and ease of reaching destinations. Fortunately, this wonderful place is easily accessible and is relatively close to Hotel El Pescador.

Known as one of the most popular natural attractions of the bay, El Eden is located less than 200 meters above sea level, ascending from the beach of Mismaloya. It is located in the middle of the tropical jungle of the Sierra del Cuale, next to the refreshing river that surrounds it creating natural pools and small waterfalls.


Getting to Eden is not complicated, the access is open from 9 in the morning to 6 in the afternoon. If you have 4×4 vehicles you can experience the adventure off-road ascending the mountain, with an approximate duration of 30 to 40 minutes depending on traffic.

If you do not have your own vehicle, you can take the Mismaloya truck on 300 Constitution Street, which leaves you at the foot of the mountain for a small fee. Once there, you can start the journey walking towards the mountain following the indications of the place. Or if you prefer, you can take a taxi on the highway and reach your destination in less than 5 minutes.


You can take the trip to Eden to see other wonders of Puerto Vallarta. The beaches of Mismaloya are known for their turquoise waters and marine fauna, ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

Also, continuing with the film journey, you can see the remains of the set of another emblematic film for Vallarta: La Noche de la Iguana.


You have to consider the time of year to visit the place. In the rainy season (which runs from August to September), the road becomes difficult to travel. It is important to be prepared to fight mosquitoes as they can quickly ruin your visit.

On the other hand, if you do not want to spend you can take your drinks and meals to make an excellent picnic in nature Do not forget to pick up your garbage!

Go to the adventure! Before or after your trip to Eden at Hotel El Pescador we will be waiting to offer you the best lodging experience in Puerto Vallarta. We have a pool, buffet, amenities for the whole family, and very good promotions that you can find on our website:

Make your reservation online today and enjoy all the activities to do in Puerto Vallarta. We will wait for you!