Welcome to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit
Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit are two of Mexico's most popular tourist destinations - equally popular with both national and international visitors. Puerto Vallarta has been consistently voted by Conde Nast readers as one their top ten favorite international destinations for years and Riviera Nayarit consistently obtains some of the highest occupancy rates in Mexico. VirtualVallarta.com is your guide to this wonderful region and communities nearby - some within Banderas Bay and others a little farther away along what we refer to as Costa Vallarta.
We think you are going to enjoy this site and encourage you to visit frequently. There literally is more information here about Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, and their many communities, than you'll find anywhere else.
Here are the latest important news about our destination, along with upcoming events you will not want to miss! For our news archives, please visit the News section.
Vallarta Lifestyles Publishing Group Updates MLS Websites Jul 1, 2015
Vallarta Lifestyles Publishing Group recently released a major update to their real estate websites MLSVallarta.com and MLSNayarit.com, featuring the databases of Multi-List Vallarta (for real estate agencies) and Multi-Dev Vallarta (for real estate developments).
3rd Annual Punta Mita Beach Festival Announced Jul 1, 2015
Punta Mita will play host to a variety of activities, including surfing, SUP, yoga, culinary lessons, live music, beach volleyball, a mini triathlon, sand castles, tours and plenty of fun during the Third Annual Punta Mita Beach Festival, to take place July 9-12.
Mexican Artisan Beer Increasingly Available in Puerto Vallarta Jun 30, 2015
With summer heat on the rise, now is the time to sample some of the artisan beers increasingly crafted throughout Mexico, or to try a Michelada, a refreshing summer beverage made with cold beer and lime juice.
A Road Less Traveled Jun 25, 2015
Exploring the banks of the Río Cuale is now easier than ever, thanks to a brand new sidewalk that has been placed along the river’s southern edge in Colonia Emiliano Zapata, one of Puerto Vallarta’s most popular neighborhoods.
Speakers Confirmed for Real Estate Summit Jun 19, 2015
The website for the upcoming Association of Professional Real Estate Agents (AMPI) International Real Estate Summit to take place June 25 - 27 at Paradise Village in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, has been updated, featuring a confirmed list of guest speakers that will participate in the highly-anticipated event.
Eight Tips to Make the Most of Summer in PV Jun 19, 2015
Summer is here! We spoke to a number of tourists, residents and local business owners to collect some of the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta as the temperature rises and the rainy months arrive. Here are eight tips for you to consider.
Brazil’s Top Tour Operators Visit Vallarta-Nayarit Jun 18, 2015
Eleven travel agents including managers, directors, account executives and consultants traveled through Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta in order to better sell the destinations in Brazil. The effort was spearheaded by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust.
Puerto Vallarta Garden Club Seeks A Few Good Photos Jun 16, 2015
Stroll along Puerto Vallarta’s scenic Basilio Badillo St. nowadays, and you can't miss the floral abundance produced by tall and beautiful bougainvillea trees that line its sidewalks. Half a decade ago, however, those trees hadn’t even been planted.
New Live Jazz Venue Opens in Puerto Vallarta Jun 15, 2015
The Jazz Foundation, a new live jazz and entertainment venue, has just opened its doors in Puerto Vallarta’s scenic Malecón boardwalk. The venue is located on Allende St., directly across from La Bodeguita del Medio, another popular live music locale.
A Day Pass for a Good Cause Jun 15, 2015
Villa Mandarina, a spectacular oceanfront villa located in Puerto Vallarta’s scenic South Shore, is once again opening its doors to residents and visitors, so they can enjoy the property’s many amenities, for a good cause this Sunday, June 21.
International Real Estate Summit Announced in Vallarta-Nayarit Jun 11, 2015The Mexican Association of Professional Real Estate Agents (AMPI), has announced its plans for its fifth International Resort Real Estate Summit, which will be held this year in Nuevo Vallarta at the Paradise Village Resort, June 25 - 27.
Celebrate Solstice With a Yoga Benefit Jun 11, 2015
The Malecón extension (just across from Vitea Restaurant) will be the gathering place for a massive yoga class this coming Saturday, June 20 at 8 am, to benefit Pasitos de Luz, a local charity.
Puerto Vallarta Resident Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign Jun 11, 2015
Local resident Sid Goodman recently launched a campaign to raise funds for the Foundation to Prevent Bullying by way of the popular crowd funding platform, Indiegogo.
Day Pass Central - 2015 Edition! Jun 11, 2015
It's hot out there! Do you have a favorite place where you like to enjoy a Day Pass in Banderas Bay? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Please help us build a list of places to stay cool during the summer months.
Google Showcases Banderas Bay in Special 360º Collection May 28, 2015
The same technology used by Google Maps to allow users to experience 360º street views of locations around the world is now being used to bring people closer some of the most beautiful landmarks in Puerto Vallarta and surrounding areas.