North of the Cuale River
: Often overlooked, this tranquil neighborhood bordered by Libertad and Ignacio L. Vallarta streets, along with the Rio Cuale, is home to Vallarta’s two main markets and springs to life during daylight hours.
Cravings: Plátano Macho
: Not to be confused with bananas, their sweeter and smaller counterparts, plantains are a staple food in many tropical regions of the world.
I want my tuna
: I want my tuna by La Leche Alamacén Gourmet de Alfonso Cadena
Online Tools for Everyone
: The broad variety of options for real estate investment available in and around Puerto Vallarta, when it comes to real estate investments, can be rather overwhelming.
On Assignment: Danza del Venado
: Learn about the traditional Yaqui Dance of the Deer, often performed in Vallarta Adventures' "Rhythms of the Night" and other similar venues. (Video)
Beyond the Malecón
: This particular stretch along Puerto Vallarta’s main access road just north of our town’s immensely popular promenade is certainly no underdog.
Los Mangos Public Library: More Than Just Books
: Serving an average 200 users per day, the Los Mangos Public Library has evolved over the past decade to become one of Puerto Vallarta’s most important community centers.
Chicken With Spinach
: Chicken with Spinach by La Piazzetta
Is Puerto Vallarta Safe?
: Not a day has gone by in recent weeks and months for those of us living in Vallarta without coming across more disturbing news slamming the safety of visiting and/or living in Mexico, as well as a barrage of questions and concerns from friends and family living north of Mexico wanting to know how dangerous it truly is in Vallarta.
Widened Malecon Sidewalks Welcome Pedestrians
: Enjoying the colorful, atmospheric Malecon is now better than ever, thanks to the enlargement of sidewalks on Diaz Ordaz street, including the installation of planters.
Música Mexicana: Seven Artists to Consider
: Just as Mexico is turning heads on the silver screen, thanks to young performers such as Salma Hayek and Gael García Bernal, Mexican musicians are crossing the border and finding success and popularity all over the world.
Most Happening Town for Evening Events: Bucerias
: Kudos to the businesses and associations in Bucerias who, over the past year, have not only held many more special events and activities but also have gotten much better at promoting them.
Sierra Lago: Heaven on Earth
: Seemingly a million miles from everything and tucked into the lush emerald forest of the Sierra Madre, Sierra Lago is a unique mountain getaway and member of the Mexico Boutique Hotels collection.
Cravings: Churros & Hot Chocolate
: There’s nothing like the smell of deep-fried churros with cinnamon in the evening air.
Keith May Advocates for Banderas Bay Whales
: Every year between from November to April, Banderas Bay becomes the winter home and birthing grounds for numerous humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).
Banderas Bay Offers Diverse Snorkeling Opportunities
: Using simply a mask, snorkel and fins, you can take an ordinary water experience and convert it into memories that last a lifetime!
Sierra del Mar - Los Arcos Update
: The developers of Sierra del Mar Los Arcos are pleased to announce that all condominiums in their first tower, Arco Menor, have been sold.
State of the Market
: As the high-season ends and we look back at what transpired from November until April, we’ve seen the market go from one of denial to acceptance.
: Puerto Vallarta has certainly matured from the days when it offered just two golf courses.
The Birth of a Tourist Destination
: The history of Banderas Bay, one of the largest bays in the world, and that of Puerto Vallarta go hand in hand. Discover some of the historic events that marked the birth of this beautiful tourist destination.