Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
|New Requirements for Bringing Your Pet into Mexico|
Bringing your pet into Mexico is not as simple as it once was. A new, more stringent law regarding cats and dogs entering Mexico went into effect on January 1, 2017. Mexico started enforcing the new requirements, which include two additional health certifications, in February 2017.
Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week from PVRPV.com
Horizon 208 - Condo
PVRPV Puerto Vallarta Vacations presents Horizon 208, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium situated on the second floor in the South tower of the prestigious Horizon Residences. Located in Amapas, high above the hustle and bustle of the Romantic Zone, this vacation rental has it all!
VYC Summer Sailing Camp: Optimist, Lasers & Windsurf
Vallarta Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camps are back, and this year they are bigger and better than ever. With classes offered for all levels, from beginner to advanced sailors, students ages 7-21 can now choose to learn Optimist dinghy, Laser dinghy or sailboard.
Puerto Vallarta Celebrates 99th Anniversary May 26-31
From May 26-31, 2017 Puerto Vallarta will commemorate its 99th anniversary of its induction as municipality and 49th of its elevation to the category of city during the Festival Cultural de Mayo, an annual 'May Fest' celebration that includes free concerts, sporting and cultural events.
Riviera Nayarit Celebrates 10 Years, Readies for Next 10
For years Riviera Nayarit lived in the shadow of nearby, booming Puerto Vallarta. Sharing one airport, Riviera Nayarit was considered an add-on destination, or a day trip from the more developed, cruise-ready, coastal city. But now it seems 'Mexico's Pacific Treasure' is doing fine on its own.
Free Athlete Gear Encourages PV Kids to Play Sports
To encourage the practice of sports among kids, the president of the Puerto Vallarta Municipal DIF System, Candelaria Tovar de Davalos, recently delivered 140 sports packages to the same number of children from different neighborhoods who are part of the city's sports program.
Holland America Line Expands Mexican Riviera Cruises
For the 2017-18 Mexico cruise season, Holland America Line's ms Oosterdam is joining ms Westerdam on roundtrip itineraries from San Diego. From Sept. 2017 through Feb. 2018, the 1,964-guest ships will sail 11 seven-day cruises calling at Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta.
Neil Gerlowski Awarded Prestigious Longwood Fellowship
Longwood Gardens, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania has recognized the contributions to the field of public horticulture made by VBG Director, Neil Gerlowski. He has been accepted for the Longwood Fellowship, a 13 month learning experience focused on public garden management.
3 PV Beaches Working Towards Blue Flag Certification
Since the natural attributes in Puerto Vallarta help it stand out as one of the best vacation destinations in the world, on May 17, a group of Puerto Vallarta government officials held a meeting to discuss strategies for getting three additional local beaches Global Blue Flag certified.
Memorial Day Event for Veterans at Steve's Sports Bar
For most North Americans, Memorial Day is an annual holiday to honor all who died while defending their nation and its values. Here in Puerto Vallarta, the American Legion Post 14 will host a free Memorial Day event for U.S. and Canadian veterans on May 29 at Steve's Sports Bar.
RHA Electronic Music Festival Comes to Riviera Nayarit
More than 15 DJs from around the world will spin their house music at the La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Marina during the first-ever RHA Festival, June 30-July 1. The Festival was organized by DJs from Mexico and the US who saw the Riviera Nayarit as the ideal place to unveil this new project.
Restaurant Week 2017: Pan-Asian Cuisine at Archie's Wok
Banderas News Team
Archie's Wok has been serving up original Asian cuisine influenced by the flavors of Thailand, China, and the Philippines since 1986. Don't miss your chance to sample the fresh, Pan-Asian dishes on Archie's 2017 Vallarta Restaurant Week menu, which offers three courses for $269 pesos.
Vegas-Style Pool Parties Coming to Vallarta This Summer
La Coleccion Resorts introduces 'Hot Summer Extravaganza,' two months of themed pool parties that feature a lineup of six Mexican artists including DJs and fashion designers. They're set to take place in July and August at its all-inclusive Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta.
'You Are Here: Dichotomies of Landscape' Exhibit at OPC
Every year in May, the Office for Cultural Projects organizes an exhibition dedicated to Puerto Vallarta to celebrate both the city's and the gallery's anniversary. This year's exhibit, 'You Are Here: Dichotomies of Landscape,' will be inaugurated on May 27, 2017 from 7:00-10:00 pm.
Enjoy Vallarta Restaurant Week 2017 at Daiquiri Dick's
Banderas News Team
If you like sunset dining, be sure to add Daiquiri Dick's on Playa Los Muertos to your 'must visit' list during Vallarta Restaurant Week 2017. Daiquiri Dick's has participated every year, and this year Executive Chef Ignacio Uribe and his team have designed a wonderful 3-course menu for $399.
PV Real Estate Walking Tours Back by Popular Demand
The JG Group
So many projects, so little time. Join The JG Group's Vallarta Real Estate Advisors Julie Guerrero and Dean McConkey on Saturdays for the only real estate walking tour in La Zona Romantica. These free tours visit nine of the new real estate projects in one of PV's fastest growing areas.
This Week's Featured Vallarta Vacation Rental at PVRPV
Vista Amapas #4 - Condo
PVRPV presents Vista Amapas #4, a wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo for vacation, ideally located in a small, safe and gated complex located in the upscale neighborhood of Amapas, just above the famous Los Muertos Beach and Old Town on the south side of Puerto Vallarta.
SOS for Venezula Launched from Puerto Vallarta
In an atmosphere of peace, solidarity, reflection and support of the Venezuelan cause, around 300 people dressed in white gathered in Puerto Vallarta last weekend to make an appeal for help and assistance for the people of Venezuela - in the form of a human 'SOS'.
Puerto Vallarta's Real Estate Market is Soaring
Warren Brander Real Estate
While temperatures are rising in Puerto Vallarta, the real estate market is also soaring. This year is turning out to be a record year for real estate sales, according to AMPI MLS system market statistics comparing January 1 – April 30, 2017 to the same period last year.
2017 Vallarta Restaurant Week at No Way José!
What better place to enjoy Vallarta Restaurant Week 2017 than at Tu Casa en Vallarta? Award-winning Mexican restaurant, No Way José! is offering a scrumptious three course menu for just $399 pesos. Come enjoy an unforgettable meal that will exceed expectations.
Vallarta to Implement Daily Garbage Collection System
In their ongoing efforts to keep moving towards a greener and more prosperous city for all Vallartenses, and to make Puerto Vallarta more attractive to tourists, the municipal government, headed by Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña, is preparing to implement a daily garbage collection system.
'Todos Juntos - Together' PVGMC Gay Pride Concerts
Join the Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus at 8:00 pm on Thursday, May 25th and on Saturday, May 27 for their fourth Gay Pride concert at Act II STAGES. These performances are part of Vallarta Pride, an annual event that celebrates the city's diverse and vibrant LGBTQI community.
Vallarta Will Host Intense Sporting Events This Month
Last weekend's VII Festival of Basketball kicked off a series of sporting events that are scheduled to take place in Puerto Vallarta through the end of May. From vollyball and soccer tournaments to open water swimming and running competitions, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Entreamigos Announces 4th Edition of Literary Week
Entreamigos, a non-profit organization that has been working to provide San Pancho children and their families with better educational opportunities for 11 years, recently announced that the fourth edition of Literary Week will be held from May 29-June 2 in San Francisco, Nayarit.
TREG Vallarta's Leading Real Estate Agency Since 2011
Timothy Real Estate Group
According to AMPI Realtor MLS statistics, Timothy Real Estate Group has been the top real estate sales and listing office in the greater Bay of Banderas area, encompassing communities like Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, Punta Mita, Sayulita and San Pancho, since 2011.
Riviera Nayarit's Top 10 Environmental Achievements
Riviera Nayarit is fully committed to the new era of sustainable tourism with its excellent environmental and ecological practices, and the pursuit of domestic and international certifications that endorse the destination. Here, we list its Top 10 environmental achievements.