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Rafael S.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

I'm a formally trained chef living in Puerto Vallarta Mexico.

I feel very lucky to live in this beautiful city full of Food, Culture and amazing people from allover the world. Showing visitors our beaches, our city and talking about food is my passion. To me the perfect tour is one where  guests feel free to ask any questions and interact with locals creating memorable experiences; after all, I'm here to provide information, make sure everyone is well taken care of and happy but the real magic happens when guests are in direct contact with paradise and they smell, feel and taste local living.

A Recent Review of this guide

Our private tour of Puerto Vallarta with Raphael was excellent. He met us on time, reviewed the plan for the day, then we set off for a morning of treats, coffee, and insider tips of what to look for when eating locally. What was initially a 5 hour tour stretched to 7 hours because of our pace and many questions- which was no problem for him. He provided good food and drinks and even extra touches like cold towels to cool off with on the jungle hike. I would recommend this tour and Raphael.
Mark Riding

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Professional Chef- Graduated from San Diego CC Culinary Arts 2010.
Certified Teacher by The Mexican Secretary Of Education 2013.
Level C2 English proficiency Cambridge University.

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Street Food And Craft Beer Walking Tour

Discover amazing food guided by a formally trained Mexican chef.

128 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Explore Puerto Vallarta With A Chef

The most Delicious Way to Discover Vallarta's Hidden Treasures!

290 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

5 hours

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Sweet Vallarta Tour

A walking tour by a chef with a sewer tooth.

85 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Puerto Vallarta Sightseeing & Food Tour,...


See the best of Vallarta from The Eyes Of A Local Chef

528 USD per tour

(max 3 people)

7 hours

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