Love is in the Air in Banderas Bay
Published Feb 9, 2011, 9:15am - (Updated Nov 28, 2011, 6:55pm)
Known locally asDia de San Valentin
, orDia del Amor y la Amistad
, Valentine's Day is around the corner (February 14). Usually, we receive all sorts of special dining packages and promotional ideas from local businesses offering ideas and suggestions on how to best enjoy Valentine's Day with your friends or loved one. To begin spreading some love among our readers, we will feature all the Valentine's Day-related news and specials we receive on this article page. Feel free to bookmark it, if you are looking for a special place to whisperte quiero
to someone special, as we will continue updating it until February 14!
Encore Restaurant & Lounge in Bucerías will be featuring international songstylist, Armi Grano and the Viva Jazz Trio with a special Valentine’s show on Monday, February 14, 2011. Guests can dine or enjoy a drink in the beautiful palapa balcony overlooking Banderas Bay and its magnificent sunsets while listening to the wonderful live music emanating from the bar area. You can enjoy a specially prepared 3 course meal for Valentine’s Day while Ms. Grano and her band will sing your favorite love songs, such as “My Funny Valentine”, “My Romance”, “But Beautiful”, “Misty”, “Once I loved “, “Sabor A Mi”, “Besame Mucho” and many more during this romantic evening. There will also be dancing to the romantic music. Showtime starts at 7:00 pm to 10:15 pm. Please email or call Encore at (329)-298-0250 to reserve your table.
Ginger Garden Lounge in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, is offering a special 40% discount on all their wine or sake bottles. Reservations at 297-0381, or visit www.gingergardenlounge.com for more information.
Hotel Cielo Rojo's Bistro Organico restaurant in San Pancho, Riviera Nayarit, is featuring a multi-course menu with two dinner seatings, at 6:30 and 8:30 pm, showcasing their chefs' finest organic creations, including a welcome tray of house tequila tasting and a Mexican chocolate truffle. The evening will feature a latin jazz (acoustic base and guitar) duo to delight guests throughout the evening. $375 pesos per person. Reservations at 311-258-4155 or visit www.hotelcielorojo.com for more information.
Pie in the Sky in Bucerías and El Centro has designed a special, heart-shaped mini chocolate mousse cake coated with Belgian chocolate and tiny delicate white chocolate flowers that when eaten with your sweetheart you will truly experience "love at first bite." Visit their website at www.pieinthesky.com.mx for more information.
CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa has prepared a variety of Valentine's Day-related specials, which can be explored on their newsletter.
AmapaSunset on Los Muertos Beach is pulling out all the stops, offering a special menu from February 12 - 14. Live music will be offered for dancing under the stars. A special $550 peso prix fixe menu includes a bottle of mexican wine per couple. Tables with four dinner guests also get a complimentary bottle of French sparkling wine. Reservations at 222-1695, or visit www.amapasunset.com for more information.
Located on I. Vallarta at Molino de Agua, French Riviera's Jacques Chretien wants to help you celebrate in a very special way by offering a special dinner menu that begins with a Glass of Champagne Moët & Chandon Rosé and ends with delectable dessert choices, such as Duo of Passion Fruit, Chocolate Valhrona Mousse Lichee Sorbet, Strawberries Sauce. $1,500 pesos per couple includes a special chocolate gift. Reservations at 223-3777.
Las Palomas on the Malecón is featuring a romantic dinner package with a glass of champagne welcoming, two choices of appetizers and main courses, and one glass of red or white wine, all for $290 pesos. Reservations at 222-3675.
Trio in El Centro is featuring a special, multi-course menu for Valentine's Day for $480 pesos per person. Reservations at 222-2196, or visit www.triopv.com for more information.
Vitea on the Malecón has put together a special Valentine's Day menu featuring two choices of appetizers and main courses, plus dessert, for $385 pesos per person. Use this link to subscribe yourself to their newsletter, along with a few choice friends.
Blanca Blue Restaurant & Lounge in Garza Blanca Resort is offering a special four-course menu for $870 pesos per couple, or choose to include a wine pairing for $1470 pesos per couple, February 11-14. Reservations at 176-0700 or visit www.blancablue.com for more information.
Restaurante Hacienda de Oro in the Vallarta Botanical Gardens is gearing up for Valentine's Day witha special menu created by Chef Rodrigo that will include two choice of main courses, a margarita, and dessert, for $190 pesos. An additional $50 admission fee is required, and it includes a complimentary soft drink. There is a guided tour of the Gardens at 1pm every day. Learn more about this important Puerto Vallarta treasure by visiting their website, www.vallartabotanicalgardensac.org or call 223-6182 for reservations.
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Image Source: George Eastman House Photography Collection