San Francisco Beaches
: This pristine beach on open sea just a few miles outstide the bay is gorgeous, windswept and primitive feeling, long and wide, with deep creamy sand and rougher waters than inside Banderas Bay. The locals, both Mexican and an increasing number of expatriates valuing untrammeled nature, are super friendly.
Puerto Vallarta: A Real Estate Success Story
: What we can establish as being “a success”? Well, in 2000 Puerto Vallarta had roughly $50 million in resort real estate sales (“resort real estate” is defined as real estate purchased primarily by retirees or second-home purchasers). There were rarely homes selling for more than $1 million and few large real estate developments.
Casa de Mita
: The short drive north from Puerto Vallarta transports you from urban jungle to a unique property exuding innovative design features and secluded luxury.
Connell & Associates
: Connell & Associates provides a wide and comprehensive range of services and a staff of diverse specialists ready to assist you in your business ventures in Mexico. We understand what it means to be truly bilingual and bicultural in dealings with foreign clients in Mexico.
: A group of companies with a successful track record in the financial sector that offers solutions based on a deep understanding of each one of their satisified customers who grant their recognition for the quality services they receive and with whom they interact advising and handling their finances and patrimony investments.
: MEXLend is the leading broker for Mexico mortgages, offering dollar, Euro and Peso loan programs to meet the needs of anyone who wants to purchase property in Mexico. Is one of the few brokerages headquartered in Mexico and servicing all of Mexico.
Von Borstel Attorneys at Law
: A bilingual team of professionals for your consulting needs in Mexico. We have obtained in a record time titles to concessions and federal permits to build for properties on the beach and touristic develoments.
: Along with his cousin Damien Porter, Nicholas came to Sayulita from Los Angeles in 1992 to create Don Pedro’s and its celebrated Mediterranean cuisine.
: Nina Goodhope has been in Banderas Bay for over two decades, during which she has constantly reinvented herself, never straying too far from her kitchen and dining room—or others’, for that matter.
: There has been no looking back for Mark Hughes, who began baking savory pies and pasties “for beer money” 10 years ago. “It was for friends, and friends of friends. Now, I get recognized if I go to the airport!”
Alberto Fabián S.
: In the early ’60s, when Alberto Fabián Sahagún Orozco was about 12, a theatrical group presenting melodramas came to his hometown, La Barca, Jalisco. He was captivated by these shows and began to dream of being on stage himself.
: When it comes to keeping busy in Puerto Vallarta, few expats could author a how-to guide as brilliantly as Sid Goodman. Back in 2002, Puerto Vallarta was not on his radar. However, a series of increasingly longer visits resulted in a permanent move in 2007.
Ivan Lorenzo Llamas
: 24-year-old Lorenzo received his first hands-on culinary experiences at age 16, when he joined the former Agave Grill in Puerto Vallarta’s El Centro.
: Anna’s story is the kind we love to hear—not only is it a good one, she seems to glow as she recounts it. While she and future husband David, were still dating, they scheduled a trip to Puerto Vallarta to test their compatibility.