“The jungle comes right down to the sea …., ” John Houston, Director of The Night of Iguana.
The Night Of The Iguana 1964 / Making Of The Film in Mismaloya, Mexico.
Getting to Mismaloya from Old-Town Puerto Vallarta is an easy adventure. Catch the bus on the corner of Constitucion and Basilio Badillo ($8 pesos -2016)
The bus ride is an adventure and affordable. Leaving old-town Puerto Vallarta; sit on the opposite side of the driver to enjoy the best views. The buses are not air-condition and this usually isn’t a problem during peak season. There are no transfers. Each time you get on the bus you must pay.
The crossroads on Highway 200 and the small town of Mismaloya – This is where you exit the bus unless you’re going to the world famous LeKliff Restaurant or to Boca de Tamatlan or Yelapa.
The upscale seaside resort, 316 suites facing the Pacific Ocean. AAA 4-Diamond All Inclusive – Day Passes are available for one-day guest adventures.
Gringos are more than welcome and the local people go out of their way to help visitors. If you take the cobblestone road to town, you’ll find a different kind of adventure, all within walking distance from the main road and beach.
If you keep walking you reach the corner and see ……
But first, let’s stop at the Tequila Factory in Downtown Mismaloya
The image below is the Tequila Tasting area. You can’t see them, but there is a small group of Americans visiting the Tequila Tasting Store see a small group is gathered to learn how the tequila is made.
Movie Trailer – Night of the Iguana – Filmed in Mismaloya, Mexico in 1963