The first hacker house in Mexico oriented 100% to the NEAR blockchain protocol is one month away from being held on the Mexican beaches of Puerto Vallarta.
Open Web House is a two-day offline event in a pilot phase focused on software developers from Mexico who want to build web 3.0, as well as a space to mentor DeFi topics and crowdfunding projects through a hackathon.
Learn more about the Open Web House Pilot here
For this reason, the Open Web House organizing team embarked on investigating the obligatory stops that hackathon attendees must make in the beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta, as well as tips and information of interest that you should have when you attend the next 25 and November 26. If you know another tip, share it with the community through the event’s official group on Telegram.
How to travel?
To get to the city of Puerto Vallarta, there are three main ways regardless of whether you travel from the interior of the Mexican Republic or from a foreign country.
- By land: Using your own car or bus you can travel to one of the two bus terminals that Puerto Vallarta has, you can see the map of the terminals here. This is the best option for people traveling from the nearby cities of Puerto Vallarta.
- By air: In the limits of Puerto Vallarta you will find the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, which is fortunate to receive flights from foreign countries such as the USA, Colombia, Spain, Panama and Peru, as well as from local cities in Mexico.
- By sea: If you are on the coasts of North America or South America, along the Pacific Ocean, it is likely that you can take a cruise that disembarks in the Port of Vallarta, however, this is one of the most expensive and require more planning time.
Where to Stay?
- Hotels: As in any tourist place, hotels are always an option that allows us to make a decision with more than one location. For this point we recommend looking for a place close to Joint Coworking, which will be the place where the Open Web House will be held. If it is your preference, you can also use this link that gives you a 15% discount at the Hotel next to the event. The prices in a formal hotel in the tourist area are usually between $50 and $70 USD per night.
- Airbnb: The world’s largest lodging reservation application is also present here, offering affordable and prestigious places throughout the Bay Area. Do not hesitate to do your search in the application in advance and you can reserve a place from $25 USD per night.
- Hostels: Puerto Vallarta is characterized by being a bay with a large jungle on one side, which has caused multiple tourists to travel with little luggage and a low budget, so hostels are usually a very popular option in the area. Check local guides to find the best place and get a place to stay from $15 USD per night.
Tips for Puerto Vallarta México
- From the bus station you can take public transport to “Downtown”, this is quite a tour, since buses are allowed to travel through part of the boardwalk: you can admire the beautiful sea, the arches, the kiosk, the cathedral, among others. other things.
- When you take walks along the beach or the boardwalk and want to cool off, try a typical drink from Puerto Vallarta, it’s called: the Tuba, it’s water from the coconut palm, prepared with manzanita and walnuts, it’s delicious!
- When you want to take a boat tour, go to the many tourist places that are in the bay.
- Visit the Cuale River Island, it is very beautiful!
- The rainy season in Puerto Vallarta is during the months of June to September, so the Oepn Web House will have the best weather of the year.
- Enjoy Old Vallarta, an ancestral area inherited from the Viceroyalty, where there are many places that have remained intact despite tourist development.
- Visit Bucerías and board the Vallarta Adventures boat to Las Caletas, a beautiful ride where you can see humpback whales.
- If you are a foreigner, it is better to pay in Mexican pesos since dollars raise prices a little due to the exchange rate.
- Use the yellow taxis when you leave the airport. They are cheaper than the white ones that are inside the airport. Just cross the pedestrian bridge and there you will find the yellow taxis that are 50% cheaper than the ones at the airport.
- There is a jungle area that you can visit without spending much and without hiring tourist guides. It is reached from Puerto Vallarta by public transport and, if you are willing to walk, you will be pleasantly surprised to find a true Eden. Ask for El Eden, near Mismaloya.
If you plan to travel to the Open Web House event and require help for your transfer and advice on where to stay, contact us through our official means.
We will be happy to help you. See you soon to hack in NEAR.