Top 5 Southshore PV Activities

Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful city. You could spend your whole trip (or winter!) exploring all that the downtown area has to offer. But what I love best about the Bay of Banderas are all the great day trips to be made! Within an hour or two, there are scores of amazing adventures to be had in the Puerto Vallarta area. PV’s Southshore area is Read More …

San Sebastian : The Perfect Summer Getaway

As the weather warms up here in Puerto Vallarta, year-round residents look for weekend escapes to cool weather climates. San Sebastian del Oeste is a charming mountain town just 90 minutes outside of downtown PV. This “pueblo magico”, or magical town, is famous for its quiet cobblestone streets, and  charming colonial aesthetic. Temperatures are about 20 degrees farenheit cooler up there and therefore is a Read More …

Nayarit Beaches still Closed, Vacationers still Coming

As people begin to travel again after months at home, having social distancing opportunities is a must, in addition to health and safety measures being in place. Riviera Nayarit checks both of these boxes, and the destination has been a leader in ensuring travelers have a safe place to visit, receiving the WTTC’s Safe Travel Stamp early on. Travelers have plenty of options for isolated experiences, as the destination Read More …

Seafood in PV: a Beginner’s Guide

Puerto Vallarta is famous for its fresh food. No matter where you are visiting from, you can’t help but be impressed by the beautiful produce and delicious seafood. Since PV is a city by the sea, there is a wide array of “mariscos” to try. Here is a Top 5 list of the Must Try Seafood Dishes in PV. Enjoy! 1. Ceviche Ceviche is a Read More …

Deep Sea Fishing in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is an outdoorsman’s paradise!! With so many different types of sports to choose from, the adventure seeker will never get bored here. Deep Sea Fishing is a past time that many residents and tourists enjoy. PV is located on the beautiful Bay of Banderas on the Pacific Ocean. There is plenty of fantastic fishing within the Bay as well as outside of it. Read More …

Top 5 Plants for Landscaping in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has incredible weather that plants just love! We have lovely temperate weather in the spring and winter, while summer and fall are humid. If you’ve spent some time in PV, you will begin to recognize the plants used in landscaping here. Residences, businesses, and public areas tend to use similar plants which give Vallarta its local look and aesthetic that we’ve all grown Read More …

Conchas Chinas FAQ

Conchas Chinas is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in all of Puerto Vallarta. This hillside “colonia” is located just 5-10 minutes south of Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone. Home to some of the most iconic hillside mansions of Puerto Vallarta, Conchas Chinas has been likened to the Beverly Hills of PV. In reality there is an array of housing options in this neighborhood. Living on Read More …

El Barracuda Restaurant

One of my absolute favorite restaurants in Puerto Vallarta has to be El Barracuda. This beachfront casual dining establishment checks all the boxes on my list of what makes a fantastic restaurant. The food is delicious, the ambiance can’t be beat (unobstructed ocean views, toes in the sand), friendly and efficient service, and a relaxed chic vibe creates a very special place. Located in downtown Read More …

Home Office Tips to Maximize your Space

An interesting side effect of the pandemic has been that many people have realized they can work from home. I cannot tell you how many clients have reached out lately to let me know that they are relocating more permanently to PV because they can now work remotely. I think the future will see a lot more remote work arrangements, which means people will be Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Hot Springs: Jorullo Paraiso

Puerto Vallarta Hot Springs? Yes, it’s true. One more thing to add to your PV Bucket List! El Jorullo Paradise, or UMA as it is also known as, is a beautiful place just about an hour and 15 minutes up the Cuale River from downtown PV. Located in a small, mountain town in the ejido of El Jorullo, you will feel like you are in Read More …