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Vallarta Hosts Amazing Race Contestants - Week 7

This week, the Amazing Race eliminated contestants spend a fun-filled day at this season's Elimination Station, Quinta Laura. After taking a swim, the contestants learn a Traditional Mexican Dance on the poolside deck at this luxurious oceanfront villa in Puerto Vallarta.

Kaiser Maximilian's Espresso Bar Breakfast is Fit For a King... or a Kaiser
Laura Gelezunas

Meet Jesus Avalos, who has been taking care of customers with a smile for the past seven years at Kaiser Maximilian's Espresso Bar, a European-style café on the south side of Puerto Vallarta that serves up delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner just one block off the beach.

Cindy LaCrosee Wins Riviera Nayarit Challenge on LPGA Duramed Tour at EL Tigre
Bob Cohen

Famous for excellence in innovative design, von Hagge, Smelek and Baril's El Tigre, located in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, hosted the 2010 LPGA's first international full-field event, the Ladies Mexico Classic from March 22-28.

Vallarta Hosts Amazing Race Contestants - Week 6

In this week's episode of The Amazing Race 16, summer sweethearts Jordan and Jeff join the first four teams to be eliminated at this season's 'Elimination Station' - the truly grand Quinta Laura, an historic eleven-bedroom oceanfront villa in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Spotlight On Vallarta: Fine Mexican Art at Gallery Indigena
SF Productions

In this edition of Spotlight on Vallarta, host David Tarr takes us on a tour of Gallery Indigena, where you'll find hundreds of examples of the best in authentic Mexican folk art - from intricate beaded Huichol art and Katrinas to Mata Ortiz pots and Talavera pottery dishes and tiles.

Tropicasa Realty’s Investor Invitational Finds Success in This Tight Economy
Patrick Harrison

Tropicasa Realty has launched their Investor Invitational, an online tool that puts the power of technology into the buyer’s hands to make searching for Puerto Vallarta real estate bargains simpler and more time-efficient, while offering discounts on air and hotels.

Vallarta Hosts Amazing Race Contestants - Week 5

In this week's episode of The Amazing Race 16, husband and wife team Joe and Heidi were eliminated, making them the 4th team to check in at this season's 'Elimination Station' - the truly grand Quinta Laura, an historic eleven-bedroom oceanfront villa in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Calling All Mixologists to Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

Daiquiri Dick's is looking for the best daiquiri in Puerto Vallarta! Both professional bartenders and amateurs are welcome to sign up to compete in the Daiquiri Dick's Mix Off on Wednesday, March 24th. There's no fee to enter your best cocktail creation and guest tickets are only $100 pesos.

Spotlight on Vallarta: Opportunity Knocks in Puerto Vallarta with Life Vantage
SF Productions

In this edition of Spotlight on Vallarta, host David Tarr introduces us to Protandim, a dietary supplement composed of five highly synergistic 'indirect antioxidants' that may actually inhibit aging, that has many people in Mexico starting their own home based business.

Gipsy Rumba with Latcho and Andrea

For the next few weeks, Puerto Vallarta's favorite Blonde Gypsies, Latcho and Andrea, will be busy delighting Banderas Bay audiences with their gypsy-flamenco style of music, with Latcho on guitar and Andrea accompanying him with guitar and castanets, at restaurants and clubs around the bay.

Casa Penthouse Vallarta A PVRPV Exclusive: High End Penthouse at Molino de Agua

Thinking about a Vallarta vacation? Experience the ultimate in luxury when you stay at Casa Penthouse Vallarta, a two-level penthouse in the prestigious Residencias Molino de Agua, available exclusively through PVRPV - Puerto Vallarta Rentals Premier Vacations.

Spotlight on Vallarta: Love is in the Air at PV Beach Club
SF Productions

In this edition of Spotlight on Vallarta, host Kori Rayburn takes us to a Valentine's Day party at PV Beach Club, where the ladies were greeted with roses and chocolate-dipped strawberries before everyone headed to the beach for a romantic sunset dinner and a Fire Show by German Torres.

Vallarta Hosts Amazing Race Contestants - Week 4

This week, the Amazing Race eliminated contestants go to Puerto Vallarta's famous Los Muertos Beach to find a good looking man for Shannon, who is the youngest contestant staying at this season's 'Elimination Station' - the truly grand eleven-bedroom oceanfront villa - Quinta Laura.

Gala Vallarta 2010 Promotes Local Tourism

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board manager Laura Suarez talks about the importance of Gala Vallarta, an annual industry trade show where local hoteliers meet with international wholesalers that sell this destination to tourists. This year's event took place March 4-5 at the Paradise Village Convention Center.

Destination:PEACE Announces Luxury Accommodations at Ayia, in Punta Mita, Mexico
Katherine Fisher

The newest trend in travel includes volunteer vacations, and Destination:PEACE Volunteer Vacations has joined forces with the luxury condo community, Ayia Punta Mita - an amazing resting place for the volunteer participants after a life changing day working with PEACE Mexico.

Vallarta Hosts Amazing Race Contestants - Week 3

In last week's episode of The Amazing Race 16, friends Monique and Shawne joined the first two teams to be eliminated, Dana & Adrian and Jodi & Shannon at this season's 'Elimination Station' - the truly grand Quinta Laura, an historic eleven-bedroom oceanfront villa in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Does Andale Restaurant and Bar Know How to Party or What?
David Olvera

On February 26th Andale's Restaurant and bar celebrated their 30th anniversary in Puerto Vallarta with a giant street party. The whole city was invited, so Olas Altas street was shut down to accommodate a full stage and seating in the street for the thousands of spectators on hand.

Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos - Architect Profile
Laura Gelezunas

Excellent developments do not just spring up, and great partnerships take years to develop. The importance of a close working relationship between architect and developer really shines at Sierra del Mar Los Arcos, an exclusive oceanfront community just south of downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Vallarta Hosts Amazing Race Contestants - Week 2

In this week's episode of The Amazing Race 16, grandmother & granddaughter team Jodi & Shannon join the 1st contestants to be eliminated, Dana and Adrian, at this season's 'Elimination Station' - the truly grand Quinta Laura, an historic eleven-bedroom oceanfront villa in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

1st Annual Punta Sayulita Surf Classic

The 1st Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic is set to take place on April 17-18 in beautiful Sayulita, Mexico, featuring an international field of professional surfers from the United States and Mexico.

Villa Soleada at Sierra del Mar
Laura Gelezunas

Take a virtual tour of Villa Soleada, a luxury home in the privileged residential community of Sierra del Mar. Just 10 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta, this luxury home, with its breathtaking views of Banderas Bay, is a tribute to design, nature and a way of life.

A Letter from John Huston's Eden at Las Caletas [circa 1980]

For the better part of the last five years I have been living in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. When I first came here, almost thirty years ago, Vallarta was a fishing village of some two thousand souls.

Teatro Vallarta to Debut with Fandango
Mark de Leon

Manuel Diaz Preciado, the director and mastermind of the new Teatro Vallarta, has announced that his ultra-modern theater will make its March debut with a spectacular musical performance called 'Fandango'.

The Amazing Race Comes to Puerto Vallarta and PVRPV’s Quinta Laura

PVRPV and Puerto Vallarta were very proud to host The Amazing Race, a hit show on the CBS network! The program features a web show called Elimination Station where eliminated contestants gather while the show finishes taping, which, this season, was an oceanfront villa in lower Conchas Chinas.

A PV Beach Tradition at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

There is your typical fish-on-a-stick sold by various beach vendors, but for something extra special try fish-on-a-stick Daiquiri Dick's style. The restaurant's owners, Tari and Peter Bowman get a kick out of offering this seafood delight to customers. They have been doing it for over 25 years.

Spotlight on Vallarta: Discover TALVIA
SF Productions

In this edition of Spotlight on Vallarta, host Kori Rayburn talks with Talia Genin about TALVIA, a worldwide movement of enlightened individuals dedicated to universal betterment through continual personal transformation and mutual support, and her Wednesday evening gatherings at PV Beach Club.

How to Say I Love You in Puerto Vallarta

When it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day in Puerto Vallarta, there are so many ways to show how much you care that finding the one that's perfect for your sweetheart can be a bit overwhelming, so we've put together a list of special ways to say 'I Love You' on the most romantic day of the year.

Fine Food and Wine at Kaiser Maximilian
Laura Gelezunas

Fine dining at Kaiser Maximiian Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta includes fabulous food complemented by an extensive wine list. Owner Andres Rupprechter prides himself on having an extensive wine selection, by the glass or the bottle, to pair with any entrée, appetizer, or dessert.

Eden on Puerto Vallarta's Southern Shores
Laura Gelezunas

Laura Gelezunas bring us an exclusive interview with one of the area's most influential developers, Carlos Osuna Jr., who tells us the history behind Sierra del Mar los Arcos, an ocean view community where the lush Sierra Madre Mountains meet the sea on the Southern shores of Puerto Vallarta.

Andale Still Going Strong After 30 Years
David Olvera

On February 26th, Andale Restaurant will be celebrating their 30th anniversary of bringing lively music, delicious food, ice cold margaritas and an electric party atmosphere that makes you feel like you're at the biggest fiesta in town to Puerto Vallarta locals and visitors.

Sleek Beach Condo in Puerto Vallarta
Laura Gelezunas

Las Palmares number 402 transports you to the sunny charms of oceanfront living. This luxurious condominium, overlooking a stretch of beach just 15 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta, is a feast for the senses and awaits only you.

Vallarta's Culinary Corner: Coriander Crusted Pan Seared Tuna
SF Productions

In this edition of Vallarta's Culinary Corner with host Chef Seth Cloutman, Mark's Bar & Grill Chef and Owner Jan Marie Benton prepares a delicious pan seared tuna and a fun, no-fail recipe for chocolate mousse with expresso cream.

Fishermen Rescue Whale on Banderas Bay
Jason Lavender

On fishing expedition late last month, Puerto Vallarta fishing guide Phil Kerr and a group of local fishermen assisted Navy marine ecologists in the rescue of a humpback whale that was entangled in a nylon fishing net floating in Banderas Bay. Jason Lavender tells us their story.

Spotlight on Vallarta: Real Estate Industry Leader Miguel Lemmus
SF Productions

In this edition of Spotlight on Vallarta, host Kori Rayburn celebrates the birthday of Miguel Angel Lemmus with his family, friends and business associates. The party was not only a birthday celebration, but also a celebration of the Lemmus Company's accomplishments for the year 2009.

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