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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 downtown area can be an issue. Unless you’re going to hop on a bus, which we also highly encourage, the Woolworth located in the El Centro neighborhood of Puerto Vallarta can be challenging to find a parking space close enough for large purchases.

Pitillal, which is no longer the sleepy little extension of Puerto Vallarta, now has a new Woolworth! Cinemas, Walmart and other new venues have brought changes to this colonia and everyone seems quite happy, with the exception possibly of commuters who don’t travel nearly as quickly on Calle Francisco Villa.

We remember when Pitillal was not much more than a series of unpaved roads, dozens of potholes and an fun escape from Puerto Vallarta. Now it’s a day trip, which can involve three meals, a movie and some ambitious shopping.  Without losing its sense of traditional and local culture, Pitillal, once the source of precious coconut oil production, it is now a veritable open-air shopping mall encompassed in a barrio. Buses that say Pitillal will obviously get you there or you can take a taxi.  If you’re driving yourself, take Francisco Villa, pass the library and keep going. Another route is to come from the main highway, turn inland at Walmart/Sam’s on Priscilliano Sánchez, and either way, you’ll arrive in the core of this lovely destination.

The new Woolworth is not the only reason to venture to Pitillal. We have found a variety of great shops with delightful surprises. To name a few…Ángel de Luz, where you can buy candle making materials and supplies; El Perlita, not just a buttons and bows type of merceria (sewing notions shop). At El Perlita, we have found not just craft items to peak the imagination but helpful clerks to give us ideas for new projects.   Perfumería Fraiché is a quick stop to learn how to make fragrances! Fondants is a bakery with extraordinary cakes of stunning original designs. If you’re looking for a cake for a special occasion, this is the place. El Vaquero is where you must go in search of quality cowboy boots, hats, clothing and accessories.

There are also the usual tiendas found in Puerto Vallarta (or any Mexican town, for that matter) plus fabulous restaurants and taco stands, open a variety of hours. We ‘ve discovered amazing comida corridas in Pitillal, inexpensive three and four course meals presented in small settings. Plan to spend a day; there is so much to see and do. And don’t forget about Woolworth!

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Timothy Real Estate Group is a locally-owned and operated real estate brokerage with a strategic location in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta in the Colonia Emiliano Zapata. Because the Puerto Vallarta area has varying neighborhood personalities, we practice localized real estate. We believe neighborhood knowledge is a top factor in solid sales, and we know our communities well.

We enable our clients to realize their vision for the future.  We understand and plan for their concerns and are dedicated to transforming those concerns to peace of mind and joy.

Our philosophy of transparency, integrity, and professionalism imbues our culture with a tangible sense of purpose and results in the length and depth of the quality relationships we enjoy.  We believe buying or selling a home is first and foremost about people. Of course we have the latest technology, marketing tools, statistics and research, but a successful real estate transaction really comes down to people. Connecting the right buyers to sellers or investors our professional agents structure solid transactions with successful solid outcomes.  We believe in collaboration by connecting people in ways that bring satisfaction and success.

When you combine extensive local knowledge and our long standing reputation for honesty and sound judgment, you have an unbeatable resource at your disposal.  You have Timothy Real Estate Group, a constant leader in Puerto Vallarta real estate.