Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
|MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico Now Offers Escrow Services|
Terence L. Reilly
Closing a transaction in a foreign country can be daunting. Whether it's a business transaction or a real estate purchase, utilizing a trusted Escrow source can alleviate your fears. When it comes to escrow services in Mexico, 14 years of experience make MEXLend a name you can trust.
Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours: Mexico's Nopal Cactus
Dulce Maria Morales sits at our daily market removing the spines from nopal (prickly pear) cactus to prepare them for sale. When I first came to Mexico, I asked her what to do with these lovely green pads. Now, after many meals which have included various preparations, I love this food.
National Botanical Garden Day Celebrations at the VBG
Every year, public gardens throughout Mexico observe National Botanical Garden Day to raise awareness about their role in the conservation and protection of the environment. This year's event is on June 22 and Vallarta Botanical Garden will celebrate with a day full of fun activites.
Let Daiquiri Dick's Do the Cooking This Summer
Banderas News Team
Baby, it's HOT outside! Too hot to even THINK about cooking, much less spending hours standing over a steamy stove. Fortunately, the chefs at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant are once again serving up their Summer Sizzle menus, which offer hot deals on gourmet meals.
Cirque du Soleil Nuevo Vallarta Theme Park Redesigned
Almost 5 years after Grupo Vidanta announced plans to build a Cirque du Soleil theme park in the Banderas Bay area, the resort developer says that the project has been expanded, to include several amusement park concepts, and rebranded as 'The Parks at Nuevo Vallarta.'
PV Team to Play 3rd Jalisco Cup Soccer Game on Saturday
The amateur soccer team representing Puerto Vallarta in the 2019 Jalisco Cup have won their first two regional matches, and hope to continue their winning streak on Saturday, June 15, as they take on the team from San Sebastian del Oeste at the Agustín Flores Contreras Sports Stadium.
PVR Airport Welcomed 597,000 Int'l Tourists in Q1 2019
In the first quarter of 2019, more than 597,000 international passengers arrived at the Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta (PVR), which places the air terminal as the third busiest in the country for foreign visitors.
Puerto Vallarta Property Ownership: What is UNIRSE?
For anyone buying real estate in Puerto Vallarta, UNIRSE is a place with which you will soon become familiar. The Unidad Regional de Servicios del Estado, or UNIRSE, is the regional state services office, where you can accomplish many tasks that anyone living here will eventually need.
PVRPV Rental Income Property: Estrellita del Mar
As reported last week, the largest vacation rental agency in Puerto Vallarta, PVRPV, recently launched a new real estate website. Here's a look at Estrellita del Mar condo 103, just one of the rental income and investment properties that the company has listed for sale.
Help Puerto Vallarta Win a 2019 Readers' Choice Award
As one of Mexico's most popular destinations, Puerto Vallarta continually receives accolades from the media and visitors alike. And now, for the second year in a row, travelers can help Vallarta be named the 'Best City' in the Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Readers' Choice Awards.
Common Sense is Your Best Protection in Puerto Vallarta
Timothy Real Estate Group
Recently someone posted on a well-known Facebook thread, asking how to enjoy a safe vacation in Puerto Vallarta. It's pretty simple: use common sense. Don't flash wads of cash around and don't drink so much it impairs your judgment. Doesn't this apply to anywhere you travel?
5th Annual Marina La Cruz Burger Cook-Off, June 16
On Sunday, June 16 from 5:00-7:00 pm, the Marina Riviera Nayarit will host the 5th Annual Burger Cook-Off at the La Cruz de Huanacaxtle marina pool, and everyone is invited! Whether you're a griller or a taster, you are sure to enjoy this evening of family-friendly fun.
Democrats Abroad 4th of July Party at Daiquiri Dick's
If you plan to be in Puerto Vallarta on the USA's Independence Day, head over to Daiquiri Dick's on Los Muertos Beach for an All-American 4th of July celebration hosted by the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico. This event always sells out, so get your tickets TODAY!
Garlic and Mango Menu Returns to The River Café
Every summer, Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors rejoice as The River Café brings back their 'For the Love of Garlic and Mango' festival. From June 11-July 31, you can choose from a selection of sweet & savory dishes on the special four-course menu for just $500 pesos.
PVRPV Launches New Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Website
Agustin Rocha Jaramillo
PVRPV is happy to announce the launch of their new real estate website. With 14 years of experience as a full service Puerto Vallarta rental and property management firm, the PVRPV Real Estate team understands the importance of choosing the right investment property.
Mexico's Velas Resorts Celebrate Frida Kahlo in July
Velas Resorts in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit and Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta, will offer special food and beverage tasting menus dedicated to Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. They'll be serving up her favorite dishes in honor of her birthday, July 6, 2019.
Aeromar to Offer CDMX - Vallarta Summer Flights
Puerto Vallarta remains a very attractive tourist destination for the national market. Proof of this is that Aeromar will open a new route from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta that offers direct flights four times a week on June 13 - just in time for the summer vacation season.
ConComics Puerto Vallarta 2019 at Los Mangos Library
On June 15 and 16 from 12:00 to 6:00 pm, Centro Cultural Biblioteca Los Mangos will host ConComics Puerto Vallarta 2019, a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention similar to Comic-Con events in the United States, but on a smaller scale.
Things You Should Know Before Moving to Mexico
Mexico is home to more American expats than any other country in the world. But if you're thinking of packing up and moving to Mexico, there are a few things you should know first. An expat blogger and other Americans who've moved here offer their best advice.
June News from Vallarta's PuRR Project Feline Shelter
Here's the latest news from Purr Project, a non-profit, no-kill, feline shelter just north of Puerto Vallarta, that provides homeless cats and kittens a recuperative stay with the ultimate goal of adopting them out to loving homes sterilized, vaccinated and disease free.
June in the Riviera Nayarit Means Beach, Sun, and Fun
The Riviera Nayarit is the ideal destination for event tourism, thanks to the sheer number of great activities that take place year-round. This month, Mexico's Pacific Treasure is hosting musical, sports, and cultural events as part of their June tourism offer.
Oficina de Proyectos Culturales Celebrates 5 Years in PV
On June 8, 2019, the Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting art, education and culture to Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors, will celebrate its 5th anniversay with music, food & friends - and you're invited!
Free Activities Add to Vallarta Summer Vacation Savings
Summer is just around the corner and with that comes great vacation getaways. Visitors to Puerto Vallarta will not only find discounted rates on some of the city's most popular tours, but also many fun - and free! - activities that'll keep the whole family entertained.
Soriana Supports Santa Bárbara Rehabilitation Clinic
Banderas News Team
The Rehabilitation Clinic of Puerto Vallarta – Santa Bárbara, was awarded $57,043 pesos by the supermarket chain Soriana, who during the months of March and April, invited their clients to 'Round Up' the change from their grocery purchases for donations to the clinic.
2019 Hummingbird Festival at Vallarta Botanical Garden
Everyone is invited to come out to the Vallarta Botanical Garden from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 16 for the 2019 Hummingbird Festival and Celebration, a fun, family-oriented educational event celebrating one of nature's vibrant aerial acrobats.