From a geographical stand point, Amapas is the neighborhood in PV that has it all! Located right in between Emiliano Zapata and Conchas Chinas, Amapas extends from the ocean to the mountains. Its phenomenal location gives this colony, both, the breathtaking views from its zig-zaging streets on the side of the hills, to the soothing sound of the ocean in its beachfront areas.
Amapas, is a fast-developing area, and rightfully so, since it offers location, views, proximity to all that the city has to offer and, hence, convenience. For example, a short walk will put you right at the center of Los Muertos Beach, where you will find the famous “Playa de los Muertos Pier”, as well as countless restaurants, bars, hotels and shops. Likewise, Amapas, is one of the neighborhoods that conforms the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta, providing that way, easy access to all that the city has to offer in terms of night life and entertainment.
In the medical spectrum, Amapas offers several options when it comes to pharmacies, medical offices, veterinarians as well as access to two very well-known hospitals in Puerto Vallarta, CMQ and Medasist; all within walking distance from many points in Amapas.
For those who love to shop local, from Amapas you may easily go to the Emiliano Zapata Market and to the extremely fun Old Town Farmers Market , which is only held on Saturdays, during the high season. Moreover, should you wish to shop at major supermarkets, or even international chains, such as Costco and Sams, Amapas offers several stops where you can catch public transportation and be at those places, and many others, in no time!
All of this, and much more, makes Amapas a very desirable area when looking for your next property.
The Amapas neighborhood is located south of Alta Vista and Emiliana Zapata and north of Conchas Chinas, making it a very desirable area. The backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains and close proximity to Los Muertos Beach make Colonia Amapas the ideal location for both vacationers and local residents.
The unique location of Amapas which borders the ocean and the jungle ensures there are great options for everyone to enjoy. Whether you enjoy being close to all the action on Los Muertos Beach or you prefer a stroll along a jungle path, you have the best of both worlds in Amapas. Ampas also borders the popular Romantic Zone (Emiliana Zapata), with it’s great selection of restaurants, bars and fantastic nightlife.
There is a great selection of property in Amapas ranging from amazing villas high up on the hill, to upmarket condos such as Paramount Bay and Avalon, all offering spectacular views of downtown and Banderas Bay.
Amapas is a unique neighborhood that makes it an ideal location for people who don't want to live in the action of Old Town, but still want to be close enough to walk to the action, including beaches, restaurants, bars, and more. Amapas also offers great LGBT friendly hotels like Casa Cupula.
Some of the nicest developments are also located in Amapas, buildings like Horizon which offers spectacular ocean views, and AMAPAS I which has a unique history, but offers unbeatable views and private pools for each unit plus a large common area pool.
If you are planning on living in Amapas, it may be beneficial for you to own a car, but it is not a requirement. You can easily walk down the hills and take a taxi or Uber back up to your condo.