Night of the Iguana: Or, How a Torrid Hollywood Affair put Puerto Vallarta on the Map

A picture of an Iguana with a dark background
Photo by Isabela Kronemberger on Unsplash

Most likely, whether or not you’ve visited Puerto Vallarta in the state of Jalisco, Mexico, you’ve heard of it. As one of Mexico’s most popular resort towns, people flock there for the colorful, vibrant culture, the spectacular vistas, but perhaps most of all, the weather. But, with all that Puerto Vallarta offers, it wasn’t always that popular.