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365 Fun Things To Do In Puerto Vallarta

The Amazing Vallarta Botanical Gardens

  If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit the Vallarta Botanical Gardens you are really missing out on an incredible opportunity to see Flora and Fauna that you won’t see in many parts of the planet. Living in the Bay of Bande...

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Puerto Vallarta: Who is Who In Mexico

Do You Know a Chilango? We’ve met many people in Puerto Vallarta from Mexico City who commonly refer to the city as DF, which stands for Federal District (Distrito Federal). In the current term of President Enríque Peña Nieto, the name M...

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Puerto Vallarta: Holiday Magic

We love Christmas in Puerto Vallarta. If you normally go back to your hometown for the holidays, it's time to make a change and stay in Puerto Vallarta in December. Invite your friends and family to come your way instead. The weather is perfect...

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Puerto Vallarta: Sports, Pro or Amateur?

Calling Pros and Amateurs! Puerto Vallarta has long had a history of sports, with enthusiasts for baseball, soccer, tennis, and other activities dating back several decades. These traditions are honored when Puerto Vallarta hosts events, whi...

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Vallarta: Jelly Fish Remedies

Jelly Fish The ocean water in Puerto Vallarta is visited by jelly fish seasonally. Whereas some types of jelly fish are indigenous around the globe, we are simply a tourist destination for a couple of the species, some harmful. What do th...

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Puerto Vallarta: Be Productive in 2018

Happy New Year As we hang on one another’s shoulders this year in Puerto Vallarta, bang our champagne mugs together, and sing Auld Lang Syne, let’s get ready for a fresh and friendly year. Sadly this past year has had a lot of people ...

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Day of the Child Puerto Vallarta

Day of the Child In Puerto Vallarta and all throughout Mexico we celebrated Dia del Niño on April 30th. We’ve not visited any other place in the world where children are celebrated in the manner they are here. Any store carrying toys focu...

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Puerto Vallarta: Birders Welcome

Birds of Puerto Vallarta Some of our regular habitants have flown back north for the next few months. Humans have also left but it’s the birds we’ll miss the most! We love the birds of Puerto Vallarta. Many of them winter here, just as w...

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Vallarta: Discover San Pancho

San Pancho Up the coast north of Puerto Vallarta, just a hop and a skip from Sayulita, is the small town of San Francisco, affectionately referred to as San Pancho. We have watched the growth of this village over the years from when an excur...

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Puerto Vallarta: Stand Up and Paddle

Stand Up and Paddle Our first introduction to standing on a surf board with a paddle was a wet one. It took several attempts to learn our balance points but the landing was always soft and forgiving. Stand Up Paddle, known as SUP, has become...

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Puerto Vallarta: The Gift Of Life

The Gift of Life Another recent cry has gone out for Type O blood in Puerto Vallarta. We hear these requests often and the need for all types is the same, though Type O is most common. If you have a rare blood type and qualify to give blood,...

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Puerto Vallarta: Check out the Mosaics

The Walls of Puerto Vallarta Where a wall does not divide but brings together, this is what you will find in Puerto Vallarta. About five years ago more or less, we watched Natasha Moraga, fondly referred to as Nat, begin her mission in Puert...

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Rosca del Reyes In Puerto Vallarta

For a long time, we thought it quite strange to see Christmas decorations hanging in and around homes far into the New Year. In error, we assumed this was a sign of laziness! One couldn’t get around to putting the baubles away and taking ...

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Puerto Vallarta’s Zocalo

The local zocalo, (from Spanish zócalo socle and from Italian zoccolo) is the main square in any Mexican town, Puerto Vallarta being no exception, and is often the center of much local activity. At "El Jardin Principal"(The Main Garden) as...

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Restaurant Week: Bigger and better than ever.

Organizers announced participating restaurants for the 14th edition of this gastronomic festival to take place in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit from May 15 - June 10. The event is organized by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group and will b...

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Vallarta: Check Out the New Woolworth in Pitillal!

Check Out the New Woolworth in Pitillal! A new Woolworth Store has opened in Pitillal and has everyone excited about bargain shopping at their favorite store that has a little bit of everything.  For serious shoppers, parking in the downtow...

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Why Choose Puerto Vallarta?

Of all the places to go in Mexico, why should one choose Puerto Vallarta? Other than the designation of Friendliest City by Conde Nast, Puerto Vallarta has also been called the most romantic place in Mexico. Appealing for both friendship and l...

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